1 November 2005

Stories from 1 November 2005

Saint Lucia: Focusing Domestically

  1 November 2005

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 crime problem.

Saint Vincent: Weighty Issues

  1 November 2005

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

  1 November 2005

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 registered.

Guyana: Google Earth and Burning Trash

  1 November 2005

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 burning trash during the dry season.

Cambodia: SMS Use

  1 November 2005

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

  1 November 2005

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.

China: Media Debate

  1 November 2005

Asiapundit and Bingfeng Teahouse engage in a spirited debate over Westerners, the media and China.

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