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9 November 2005

Stories from 9 November 2005

Venezuela: Opposition and Law

El Salvador: Corruption and Donations

Colombia: 2006 Foreign Aid Outcome

Trinidad and Tobago: Crime Debate

Explosions Rock Jordanian Capital, Amman

Three explosions hit Jordanian capital Amman Wednesday night; one in Radisson SAS, the second in Hyatt Amman, and the third in Days Inn. For more on the explosions occuring in...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

An event in Washington DC attracted a lot of attention in the Bolivian blogosphere during the past week. A lecture by former Bolivian President Gonzalo “Goni” Sanchez de Lozada was...

Cambodian Kids with Swords, Guns, and Poems

Last month Jinja captured this photo of these two Cambodian boys playing with toy guns in the streets of Phnom Penh. Even though Jinja played with guns as child, he...

Nigerian Blogs This Week

POST OF THE WEEK  from Naija Jams discusses a recent 419 (scam) article that was floating around the blogosphere and online media. The article appears to have centered on a...

Wikipedia: The Peruvian Faces Behind the Project

The following is an excerpt of an interview conducted by Juan Arellano with four Peruvian contributors to Wikipedia and translated by Eduardo Ávila. To read the entire interview in Spanish,...

Peru, Chile: Alberto Fujimori's Arrest

Images From Indonesia: Hi, It Stop Working!

“Hi, It Stop Working” by Budi Sukmana A tuk-tuk driver in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia, pushes his stalled vehicle and its passengers to safety during a sudden downpour. Note: We...

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

Well it has been a busy week in the Kurdish Blogosphere. Perhaps the most startling is the infighting between the members of the group blog the Kurdistan Bloggers Union. Having...

Namibia: Men for Change

Sudan: Lords Resistance Army

When the heat is on – run

Western Journalism

state controlled journalists

Poetry for peace in Palestine

Nigeria: Awayrians

Kenya: Marathon