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28 November 2005

Stories from 28 November 2005

Cuba: “How Lovely is Cuba!”

Ernesto, a computer programmer in Havana who rarely writes about anything other than programming, describes Steven Mansour's Cuba Blog as the first weblog he has “found to be friendly and...

Colombia: Southern Colombia and Northern California

Plan Colombia and Beyond makes the very worthwhile observation that “nobody is proposing to fumigate Sequoia National Park.”

Colombia: Galeras Valcano Erupts and Shakira

John Guzman has the latest on the eruption of Galeras volcano as well as Shakira's new album, which will be in English.

Brazil: Gun Referendum Thoughts

Tatiana Cardeal explains her disappointment with the decision by Brazilian voters to vote down a proposed firearm ban.

Argentina: Yanquis

Diego of Altered Argentina says he is much more impressed with the ex-pat community he has met in Argentina compared to his experience in Costa Rica and describes his ex-pat...

Trinidad and Tobago: A Dinner of Peers

Taran Rampersad has a meditative post on his dinner with fellow Trini bloggers, Georgia Popplewell, Nicholas Laughlin, and Jonathan Ali.

Bahamas: Being Found

Lynn Sweeting describes what it's like to realize there really are people out there reading what she has to say.

Aruba: “Another Hotel: Yay?”

Lost In Smallness weighs out the pros and cons of a proposed new Ritz-Carlton hotel along Aruba's coast.

Presidential Election: Blogs and politics

We are 13 days from the presidential election. Every night, on TV, before the news hour, the 4 presidential candidates, belonging to different parties or coalitions, have the legal option...

This Week in Palestinian Blogs: Ending Occupation is What Really Matters to US

Rafah border was opened on the 25th of Nov, congratulations to all Palestinians! On Rafah crossing, Rafah Pundits say the agreement reached between Palestinian and Israeli authorities state that Israel...

Welcome To The Lebanese Blogosphere

Yesterday, Anton Efendi from Across the Bay, posted this picture: It shows the Prime Minister planting a fatherly kiss on May Chidiac's forehead. May Chidiac is the Journalist who lost...

Pakistan: World Performing Arts Festival

Pakistan: World Performing Arts Festival

Bangladesh: Identity and India

Bangladesh: Identity and India

Bangladesh: Politics

Bangladesh: Politics

Sri Lanka: More on media

Sri Lanka: More on media

Sri Lanka: Youth and Media

Sri Lanka: Youth and Media

China, Taiwan: China's Future

Madman of Chu muses on the future of China, from what he believes to be Taiwan's perspective.

Malaysia: A Life, Blogged

Malaysia's Kenny Sia turns 23, and chronicles, by linking to his past blog posts, what happened in the past year, including a relocation from Australia back home to Malaysia and...

Singapore: Blogger Sentence

Singapore bloggers comment on the probation sentence received by the third blogger prosecuted for sedition. The blogger had made racist comments online and his sentence apparently includes immersion in the...

Singapore: Value of Citizenship

The amount of the fine levied on a Singapore pianist to avoid liability for defaulting on his national service obligations leads Singapore Alternatives to think about the “value of citizenship.”

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