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December, 2005

Stories from December, 2005

Cambodian Human Rights Leader Kem Sokha Arrested On New Year's Eve

It looks like 2006 will be an even more difficult year for those fighting for freedom of expression in Cambodia according to this post by Jinja about the New Year's...

Turkey is Typing….

Greetings for the new year! Yogurtland, Turkish Torque, and Talk Turkey would like to extend their greetings for a Happy New Year as well. If you happened to be celebrating...

Aruba: Throwing pagaras

Some time before tonight at midnight, the majority of households and businesses in Aruba will throw a pagara to ward off fuku, says ArubaGirl.

Belize: News portal update

Melody reports that the Belize Free Press news portal has been updated. The site features links to Belize newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations and online news sites.

Pakistan: Blog-o-New Year!

As the year comes to a close, I am forced to look back and ask myself an important question, “why the heck did I not write a post for GV...

Malaysia: Islamic burial of ethnic Indian

The recent controversy over “forced” burial of a Malaysia Everest mountain climber M. Moorthy in accordance to Islamic rites, in which the decision was disputed by Moorthy's family, has stir...

Chinese Blogosphere:Year in Review

The development of blog in 2005 is fast and influential. Compared with early years when blog was first introduced, 2005 is the booming year of Chinese Blogosphere in terms of...

Echoes from the Tunisian blogosphere

The results for the Tunisian Blog Awards were announced, here in French and here in English. Tarek writes about “Tree of Paradise”, an exhibition of mosaics at the Brooklyn Museum...

Honduras: Last Month's Presidential Election

Teresa Cavanagh has an eye-opening first hand account of last month's election in Honduras.

Guatemala: Giving to the Neediest

The bloggers behind Guate360 did a great service to their country by collecting online donations (ES) in order to buy discounted Christmas gifts for rural children around the country. You...

Costa Rica: Coyol Wine in Nicoya

The traditional Coyol Wine of Santa Cruz and Nicoya is now in season. Costa Rica Blogs advises that you can “hoose from the strong, bitter wine that is milked from...

Bolivia: Evo Morales Update

Both Alvaro Ruiz-Navajas and Eduardo Avila have updates on President-Elect Evo Morales. Speaking of a recent Wall Street Journal article on the Bolivian Election, Jim Shultz says, “This just proves...

Argentina: Remembering Cromañon

Toutatis remembers the first anniversary of the Cromañón tragedy, when 194 concertgoers died in a blaze at the República Cromañón concert venue. Toutatis remarks that the tragedy “has changed the...

Sri Lanka: A movie for South Asia

Sri Lanka: A movie for South Asia

Bangladesh: A star

Bangladesh: A star

Nepal: Welfare Fund Politics

Nepal: Welfare Fund Politics

Pakistan: Peace in Sudan

Pakistan: Peace in Sudan

Pakistan: India on the Screen

Pakistan: India on the Screen

Nigeria: Coming home

Nigerian blogger, Teju Cole, writes about his arrival back home in Nigeria…

Uganda: Travels In

Arjen Westra's African blog writes about his arrival in Kampala, Uganda.………..For the first time I didn't experience the 12,5 hour bustrip on the bumpy Kenyan roads. I flew in: 50...

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