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November, 2005

Stories from November, 2005

Guatemala: Stolen Artifacts from Parque el Naranjo

Chapinadas laments the Mayan artifacts which have been looted from an archeological site named “El Naranjo”.

Ecuador: Quayaquil and “Planting Trees”

Muerto de Risa describes her day trip to Ecuador's largest city, Quayaquil while Patricia Granda documents the difficulties and details of a carbon exchange program which was to plant 150,000...

Beautiful Horizons: Haiti Elections Delayed – Again

Randy Paul comments on yet another delay in the Haitian election. Caribpundit, meanwhile, argues that ex-President Aristide has been completely discredited both domestically and abroad.

Puerto Rico: Rules Amendments

Tom Lincoln of the Puerto Rico Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers has posted the new rules amendments which will go into effect on December 1st and also links to a...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

The most comprehensive poll to date really got the ball rolling with an increase in discussion about the December 18th Presidential Elections in Bolivia. In addition to the election of...

Aruba, Jamaica: Homosexuality and the Law

As Jamaica begins to discuss the possible repeal of laws which criminalize homosexuality, Lost in Smallness wonders if either Aruba or the Netherlands Antilles were consulted when introducing state-sanctioned gay...

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

This week was fairly quiet in the Kurdish Blogosphere compared to week's past. Many Kurds have been focused on the upcoming/ongoing trial of Saddam Hussein. One such blogger, Kurdo from...

Jordan: Takfiri Culture

Nas say, “…there was calculation, there was a lack of hesitation, and this requires a degree of indoctrination that can only be traced back to the Takfiri culture of “if...

Bahrain: Street Boiling

Zainab Alkhawaja reported that a Bahraini activist was raped two nights ago. Due to lack of proper action from local authorities, Mahmood say that Bahrain is going through a situation...

Sri Lanka: Children in the Conflict

Sri Lanka: Children in the Conflict

Turning Point in Venezuelan Legislative Elections

Next Sunday, December 4, is election day for Venezuelan National Assembly deputies. The electoral race had been taking place without much ado from voters, and according polls projected abstention was...

Morocco: Free Press

Foulla is posting a petition to “Stop Morocco’s Attempt to Muzzle the Free Press. Protest the Moroccan Judges’ Financial Asphyxiation of Tel Quel Magazine.“

Iraq: Hostages

Three of the four Christian Peacemaker Team (CPT) hostages in Iraq of whom a video was released today have been in Palestine working as Palestinian Solidarity activists, International Solidarity Movement...

United Arab Emirates: Mute Maids

Secret Dubai say, it's a common sight across the UAE: a downtrodden-looking young maid, often Indonesian or Malaysian in appearance, pushing a child in a pram or pushchair. A hijab...

Saudi Arabia: Double Win

Sabbah writes that two Saudi businesswomen swept to an unprecedented victory in elections to the board of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday in the first polls...

Iran: Against Aids

Fanous, a collective blogger, on Thursday different Iranian associations will gather in front of Shahr Theatre to encourage people to fight against Aids and to protect HIV's people rights. (Link...

India: Our American relations

India: Our American relations

Nepal: To break the spell

Nepal: To break the spell

India: Blogging and Journalism

India: Blogging and Journalism

Nepal: Return of the BBC

Nepal: Return of the BBC

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