2 November 2005

Stories from 2 November 2005

Poland: The Third Twin?

  2 November 2005

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.”

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

  2 November 2005

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...

Mexico: Día de los Muertos

  2 November 2005

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...

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

  2 November 2005

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...

Zimbabwe: refusal of aid

  2 November 2005

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...

South AFrica: new blog

  2 November 2005

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...

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