Stories from 7 September 2005
As the U.S. and Guatemalan mens soccer teams prepare for tonight's match in Guatemala City, it appears that the Guatemalan blogging community is beginning to reach out more to English-language readers. On a post about the promotion of Guatemala's world heritage sites, Guate360 writes, “it is not uncommon for us...
Pestiside examines Hungarian government plans for the sell-off of Budapest Airport, advising potential investors to fasten their seat-belts and prepare for turbulence.
Siberian Light‘s Andy, sitting in a Burger King in Glasgow Airport, wonders if Russian President Vladimir Putin will indeed step down at the end of his second term, as is required by the constitution.
Neeka hangs out with a former love, beautiful but terribly damaged, and is relieved to discover she can recover the good memories but doesn't have to go back to old times.
Omnik Krikorian offers a brief history of rock music in the former Soviet Union in general, and in Armenia in particular.
Nathan at Registan rounds up his reasons for not believing rumours that the U.S. is talking to Turkmenistan about a potential location for a military base.
Zimpundit points out that the Zimbabwean finance minister is a proponent of free-market economic policies, and is trying to persuade President Robert Mugabe to try freeing prices.
FYR looks for some humorous distraction as protests continue on outside his workplace. He also says Bruce Golding, who called for the protests, has definitely lost his vote.
Sleepless in Sudan reports on local reactions to the deaths of two African Union peacekeeping soldiers in Darfur from complications related to HIV/AIDS.
The Sudanese government has executed people who were minors at the time of the crimes they were accused of, and denied a fair trial to others sentenced to death, according to a recent statement posted on Human Rights Watch.
Black Star Journal examines the relationship between a severe shortage of condoms in Uganda and the abstinence policies favoured by the Bush administration.
Timbuktu Chronicles blogs about the difficulty of stimulating e-commerce in Ghana in the absence of a reliable power supply.
Steven of Steve's Gallery visited the Joven Club de Electronica y Computacion in Matanzas, Cuba, where they are transitioning from Windows to Linux.
this, that, & whatever writes about an apparent raw sugar shortage in Barbados’ supermarkets and notes the irony that the island “produces about 50,000 tonnes of the commodity a year.”
Bob Green's Anguilla News warns that late night ferry service has stopped between Anguilla and St. Martin.
Sri Lanka: Peace- The Blog Way
Bangladesh: Education as Control
Bangladesh: How did extremism get here?
India: Heights of sexual harassment
India: Cow, goat or girl?
South Asia: Responding to Hurricane Katrina