Stories from 20 September 2005
Technochica has joined Eduardo Arcos‘ ever expanding blog empire, Hipertextual.
Democracy Guy, Tim Russo, highlights another democracy guy at work in Armenia.
A silent war is being waged, writes Chippla, between the Nigerian working classes who sit and listen to fire and brimstone sermons in the country's many houses of worship, and the ruling class who live it up overseas only to be arrested for money-laundering.
African Update lauds a report in the U.S. media asking what happened to the condoms in the Ugandan government's anti-HIV/AIDS strategy, but thinks that this may be one thing that can't be blamed on the Bush administration.
Sleepless in Sudan gets caught up in a gender-skewed debate about the use of bicycles in the internally displaced persons (IDP) camp where she works.
Honduras Last Week explains Honduras’ fight against Tuberculosis.
Chapinadas has two new posts on how Survivor portrays Guatemala.
“The Ugandan military and the rebel Lord's Resistance Army continue to kill, rape and uproot civilians in northern Uganda with brazen impunity,” says a recent report from Human Rights Watch.
Zimpundit deconstructs his country's political drama (“the drama that is no longer a drama”), President Robert Mugabe's visit to the United Nations, and consequently his own political commentary.
Venezuelan-American, Alexdra Beech has written her impressions of both Hugo Chavez and Alvaro Uribe's recent visits to the United States.
Hailey Xie has set up a wiki for people to add their knowledge of forthcoming events around China.
Tim's El Salvador Blog coversEl Salvador's battle with China in cotton underwear exports to the US.
Will Hong Kong's hosting of the 2008 Olympic equestrian events get the territory's racing-obsessed residents out jogging the MacLehose Trail? Hemlock doesn't think so…
The Sassy Laywer's Journal reports that six members of the U.S. House of Representatives have called for an enquiry into the activities of the CIA in the Philippines.
Myanmar blogger Kyaw Oo is taken with newly beamed images of Titan, one of the moons of Jupiter, complete with coastlines, rain and river systems, and seas of liquid methane.
EastSouthWestNorth posts a long essay about why the land dispute and re-election of the village committee in the Guangdong village of Taishi is worth taking the trouble to follow.
Just a little introduction to the Kuwait Blogosphere, we have about 277 blogs listed on KuwaitBlogs.com and most of them are being aggregated on Safat.KuwaitBlogs.com. We have a mixed group of bloggers that are Kuwait are in and out of Kuwait, as well as people form other countries that live...
Volodymyr Campaign announces plans for a London walk in support of democracy in Belarus.
Oneworld Multimedia discusses corruption in the Georgian and Armenian health and penal systems.
Laurence of Registan.net has written an account of Dr. Shirin Akiner's defense of her controversial report on the Andijon massacre that has prompted many interesting comments.
Katy of Blogrel takes issue with an unfortunately framed story about the troubles faced by a Turkish electricity company trying to collect on bills from its Azeri customers.