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29 November 2005

Stories from 29 November 2005

Latin America: Soccer Blogs

Clarín's Weblog Sobre Weblogs charts the growing trend of soccer blogs (ES).

Central America, Caribbean: Garífuna Summit Declaration

Roberto Borrero posts a copy of the Garífuna Summit Declaration signed by six Central American and Caribbean heads of state to safeguard Garífuna culture.

Armenia: Gyumri Scenes

Onnik Krikorian has scenes from Gyumri, the site of the 1988 earthquake from which the city is still suffering.

Kazakhstan: Improbable Suicide

neweurasia reports that the Kazakh government has arrived at a strange conclusion in the investigation into the death of an opposition politician.

Panama: Second Independence Day

Chiriqui Chatter explains why Panama has two independence days in the same month.

Belarus: German Vibrations

br23 blog reports that struggles in German politics are being felt in Belarus.

Armenia: Another Protest

Onnik Krikorian reports on another Armenian opposition protest at neweurasia.

Tajikistan: Prison Tattoos

neweurasia reports on prison tattoos in Tajikistan..

Hungary: Hungarikum

Hungarian Accent rounds up reactions in the Hungarian blogosphere to a new television show called “Hungarikum” that some view as disrespectful to historical figures.

Latin America: “Weird Food”

Food Mall is currently featuring “weird food” from around the globe. Tomorrow will feature Latin American cuisine.

Afghanistan: Election

Afghanistan Warrior:Although 40% of the winners are former jihadi leaders and warlords, the finalized results show that more than 50 percent of the winners are the supporters of President Karzai...

Venezuela: Voting Machines

On Saturday, Tomas Sancio listed his concerns with voting machines that were to be used in the upcoming elections. Today Oil Wars explains that electoral authorities agreed to not use...

Peru: Video of Dancing to Pluma Pluma Gay

Petter Chamoli of Cajón de Juguetes has a short video of celebrating Peruvians dancing to the song “Pluma Pluma Gay.”

Costa Rica: Impact of the Internet on the 2006 Presidential Elections

La versión original de este artículo está disponible en español. These presidential elections have had a special element as they are the first elections where the internet has played a...

Palestine: A Palestinian Podcast

Yazan Malakha tells us that Iron Sheik seems to have started Kabobfest, a blog and a podcast from a Palestinain perspective. Worth listening to!

Palestine: Mourning the Olive

Nas says, when we mourn the loss of olive trees unjustly destroyed, we also remember the cactus for its spirit of resilience but above all, its patience.

Jordan: 60 events in memory of victims

Wael Attili is calling for action. 60 events in memory of our victims! he says, one man can bring an idea, two can embrace the idea, and three can make...

Palestine: Gaza For Jerusalem?

In her return to blogging, Lawrence of Cyberia is optimistic. She says, she is enjoying as much as anybody the sight of the political realignment in Israel and the drawing...

Israeli: Writing about the human condition

If you are wondering (like me) where to find articles by Lisa, published in Israeli newspapers, here is one of her favorites.

Iranian Blogs: Unrest in University, Ahmadinejad in UN

Government chose a cleric and university Professor, Ayatollah Amid Zanjani, as chancellor of Tehran University. There are many questions and concerns about his education and conservative political background. Fanous (...

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