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8 November 2005

Stories from 8 November 2005

Video blog: The Liberian Refugees of Buduburam

Video documentary of my July 2005 visit to the Liberian refugee camp in Buduburam, Ghana. I learn about the challenges faced by Liberians forced to flee their homeland, as well...

Venezuela: Danilo Anderson Murder Trial

Leftside and Venezuela News and Views both opine on the recent indictment of seven prominent Venezuelans in the murder trial of Danilo Anderson as he was investigating the 2002 coup...

El Salvador: Metropolitan Cathedral Occupied by Protesters

Tim's El Salvador Blog says that the Metropolitan Cathedral in San Salvador has been occupied by protesters calling for the repeal of Law 103. Update: Meg has a first hand...

Colombia: Are Colombians Friendlier

Jaramillo uses the scientific method to answer the question, are Colombians friendlier than anyone else.

Puerto Rico: West (Indies) Wing(ing It)

Gil C. Schmidt applies West Wing, the television show, to the West Indies.

Argentina: Boca vs. River

Diego describes the madness at Argentina's fiercest soccer rivalry: Boca vs. River.

Argentina: Recycling as a Social Program

Ian of GoodAirs writes about Buenos Aires’ mostly foreign-born population of cartoneros who pick through trash on a daily basis for recyclable goods.

Azerbaijan: Views on Nagorno-Karabakh

Katy of Blogrel reports on Azeri views on the conflict with Armenia over Nagorno Karabakh that she has encountered in Baku.

Armenia: Shprot Unmasked

At Blogrel, Harmick laments the state of Armenian pop music and the pressures that made the one innovative act just more of the same.

Kyrgyzstan: Thoughts on the Revolution

Shirin of neweurasia has thoughts on the Kyrgyz revolution.

Iraq: Fallujah Massacre and Chemical Weapons

LadyBird of Baghdad Dweller, Nur al-Cubicle, thecutter of PeacePalestine and Sabbah, all write about the breaking news of the proof that the U.S. troops used Chemical Weapons in Iraq. The...

Sri Lanka: Satellite Radio

Sri Lanka: Satellite Radio

Bangladesh: Matrimony and Blogs

Bangladesh: Matrimony and Blogs

Nepal: Who will represent Nepal

Nepal: Who will represent Nepal

Pakistan: South Asia in Literature

Pakistan: South Asia in Literature

India: The 100 USD laptop

India: The 100 USD laptop

India: BPO sector

India: BPO sector

Race in Europe

Commenting on the trouble in France, Naijablog, observes that “what is taking place in France is only an extreme version of what you can see up and down the UK...

Nigeria: Finance minister

South African blog, The Hope Flower, comments on an article in the UK Guardian about Nigeria's finance minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who is one of only three women finance ministers...

French riots

Senegalese blogger, SEMEtt l'etincelle noire comments the continued riots in the cities of France. He presents us with his thoughts on TOLERANCE: “Tolerance and indiference. indiference is a condition with...

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