Stories from 2 November 2005
Venezuela: Satellites, iron pills, real poverty statistics, death to Bush, and please, pass me some Venezuelan made valium
Daniel has a hodgepodge of reflections and news from Venezuela.
Tim's El Salvador Blog explains a war crime trial from the Salvadoran civil war being tried in Memphis.
The Glory of Carniola has another case of Slovenia's disappearance from a European map.
Warsaw Station discusses the curious political decisions of Zbigniew Religa.
Ana Toniolli has a collection of more anti-Bush propaganda as well as some thoughts of her own about his visit to Argentina.
the beatroot says that the brothers Kaczynski must rely on a variety of groups to rule from the minority in the parliament and wonders whether or not Andzej Lepper can be called “the third twin.”
Oneworld Multimedia reports that Armenia's President Kocharian is lowest among South Caucasus leaders.
The Golden Road to Samarqand writes that, as in Mongolia, shaghi bones are popular in Kyrgyzstan and can be used for many games.
Bolivia can breathe a sigh of relief. Presidential elections have been rescheduled for December 18 after weeks of uncertainty. President Eduardo Rodriguez emitted a Presidential decree that redistributed the highly disputed Congressional seats and as a result, determined that the elections would take place two weeks after the original fixed...
Carpetblogger writes that reality TV is coming to Azerbaijan in a new show called Gefes.
November 1st and 2nd mark Mexico's holiday, Día de los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead.” Calypso Mexico describes celebrating the days in a small colonia in Vera Cruz, emphasizing that “Dia de los Muertos is about remembering your loved ones that have passed from this world. It is NOT...
New in Kurdish cyberspace is the announcement of a new Kurdish news agency called Firat News, while there is some critism from some Kurds, as it is currently published in Turkish, it still is an exciting venture for those in Northern Kurdistan (Southeast Turkey). Plans for news in Kurdish are...
India: Diwali and After
South Asia: In foreign lands
Nepal: Celebrating Light!
Pakistan: Women and Media
India: Brown Madonna
Mugabe Makaipa reports that UN Secretary, Kofi Annan is “concerned over Mugabe's refusal to accept aid. “Annan made a “strong appeal to the government of Zimbabwe to ensure that those who are out in the open, without shelter and without means of sustaining their livelihoods, are provided with humanitarian assistance...
Digital Africa offers congratulations to the people at Open Cafe – “One year of building open source communities in Africa“.
The FishBowl reports on a “bizzare” quote of the day
Floyds Perspectives is a new South African blog by a young “politically active and thereof a young activist or perhaps a student activist. Lots of hope for the future and believe that distribution of resources should be responsive of sociatal needs not intended on profiteering.” In his latest post he...