8 August 2005

Stories from 8 August 2005

Bolivia: The Left Begins to Unite

  8 August 2005

Jim Schultz writes on Blog from Bolivia that the political left is beginning to unite after an unorganized start to this year's election. Dan Moriarty, meanwhile, offers his take on some of Blog from Bolivia's usual commenters.

The BBC sponsors African blogs

  8 August 2005

The BBC has a long tradition of encouraging readers and listeners of their Africa service to talk about their views of the continent, running features like “Why I Love Africa”, where Africans and afrophiles are invited to share their positive visions of the continent. They've recently gone a step farther...

Ukraine: Teachers’ Salaries

  8 August 2005

Neeka's Backlog looks at the wages paid to college professors and school teachers. The headline on the news article she links to? “Professors are to be given a salary that would allow them to buy a cell phone with a camera.”

Malaysia: Rafidah in Hong Kong?

  8 August 2005

Brand New Malaysian passed on a rumor that Malaysian Minister for International Trade Dato’ Seri Rafidah Aziz was secretly in Hong Kong, rather than in Perth, as had been reported.

Argentina: FUERZABRUTA

  8 August 2005

Buenos Aires, City of Faded Elegance recommends checking out FUERZABRUTA if you're in the Buenos Aires area.

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