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27 September 2005

Stories from 27 September 2005

Bolivia: Latest Poll

  27 September 2005

Barrio Flores has the results from the “latest” pre-election poll taken nearly three weeks ago. Eduardo wonders if the numbers have changed since front-runner Evo Morales announced he would end the controversial U.S. program on coca eradication if elected.

Aruba: Elections

  27 September 2005

Lost in Smallness reminds readers that all political campaigning must end several days before the election. Results are available from the A.P.

Argentina: Podcast Directory

  27 September 2005

podcast.com.ar has a comprehensive list of the few podcasts currently being produced in Argentina along with a larger list of podcasts from the Spanish speaking podosphere.

United Arab Emirates: GITEX

  27 September 2005

Secret Dubai says that GITEX in its current form has become an unwieldy, logistically-nightmarish bore. He adds that it lacks relevance and cost-effectiveness for the vast majority of attendees, is far too wide in its scope to give adequate exposure to every segment, so he suggest to split it into...

Sudan: Darfur update

  27 September 2005

Sleepless in Sudan fleshes out her report of a military build-up in the northern Darfur town of El Fasher with the latest official news dispatch from the United Nations.

Palestine: Beirut? No… Gaza

  27 September 2005

Lama Hourani writes at ‘International Solidarity Movement‘ and says: “So it seems that we are living in Beirut again these days. And it seems that I had forgotten what the sound is of an F16 when it attacks. In any case, they are visiting us several times a day and...

Nigeria: Succession struggles

  27 September 2005

Chippla posts a long commentary wondering who will succeed Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, and notes the recent flight of current Vice-President Atiku Abubasar to a ruling PDP party stronghold to register as a member.

Myanmar: Burma Underground

  27 September 2005

The Thailand-based Burma Underground blog has been set up to support civil organizations in Burma (Myanmar), especially ethnic minority groups.

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