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1 November 2005

Stories from 1 November 2005

Saint Lucia: Focusing Domestically

Lordzenn emphasizes at length that recent controversy over a “secret meeting” of former Prime Minister Sir John Compton with authorities from Taiwan shouldn't take away attention from Saint Lucia's domestic...

Venezuela: Celebrating the White Sox

Bugs’ Blog says Venezuelans are celebrating the World Series victory by the Chicago White Sox who are managed by Venezuelan-born Ozzie Guillen.

Saint Vincent: Weighty Issues

Abeni's post on rising obesity in St. Vincent and the Grenadines sparks a lively comment thread filled with surprise, anger, and analysis.

Chile: Legal Workshop for Bloggers

Claudio informs us of the Legal Workshop for Bloggers, sponsored by Derechos Digitales, which will take place at the brand new Santiago Library on November 12th. More than 300 have...

Brazil: Poverty, Money, and Guilt

Sangroncito describes the guilt of coming from relative privilege compared to the low monthly wages and high unemployment of Salvador, Brazil.

Jamaica: Irie's Real Meaning, Fried Plantains

Jamaica Today explains both the true meaning of “irie” and how to make mouth-watering fried plantains.

Guyana: Google Earth and Burning Trash

zulauf.us responds to readers asking where Guyana is located with a link straight to the small island of Wakenaam where the author lives. Also, a post on the dangers of...

Morocco: Shopping at Souq

Watchout Nam LaMore walking around the souq (outdoor market) and swirka (little souq) of Morocco.

Bahrain: Halloween

After all, Halloween is also celebrated in Bahrain.

Lebanon: International Support

Mustapha wonders, whyArabs side with a dictator against the whole international community? Doha thinks that it's time for the Syrian people to be represented by someone who takes their interest...

Iraq: Transparency

Raed Jarrar wondering, so, making the ballot boxes out of glass makes democracy more transparent in the Middle East!

Egypt: Amr Star

Zeinobia says, Amr Khaled and Amr Mussa were not danger and they are not danger on national security but regime Security.

Nepal, India: Borders

Nepal, India: Borders

India: Sex Education

India: Sex Education

Sri Lanka: Telecom Restrictions

Sri Lanka: Telecom Restrictions

Sri Lanka: Sarvodaya

Sri Lanka: Sarvodaya

Pakistan: Ramadan

Pakistan: Ramadan

Pakistan: Google Earth Dynamic Overlay – Made Public

Pakistan: Google Earth Dynamic Overlay - Made Public

Cambodia: SMS Use

Lux Mean at Cambodia Blog reports that short message service or SMS, a.k.a. text, is catching on in Cambodia — as long as the texts don't discuss politics.

China: Back Dorm Boys

Bingfeng Teahouse points us to the blog (Chinese) of the Back Dorm Boys, the art students whose video lip-syncing a U.S. boy band has become an Internet sensation.

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