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15 February 2006

Stories from 15 February 2006

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Want proof that the Bolivian blogosphere is a steadily growing community? In a recent email to the Bolivian blog listserv, Sebastian Molina, one of the masterminds behind the Mundo Al...

Armenia: Destroying Old Yerevan

Oneworld Multimedia reports on the tearing down of old Yerevan.

Kyrgyzstan: Wolves

James at neweurasia discusses Kyrgyzstan's exploding wolf population.

Mongolia: Chingis Statue

Mongolia Matters has the details on a planned 40 meter tall steel statue of Chingis Khan holding a gold whip to be built about 50 km outside of the capital.

Armenia: SOS Kinderdorf

Onnik Krikorian has two pages of photos and reporting on SOS Kinderdorf's village near Abovian, Armenia. The organization, which works in 132 countries, gives children without parental care the opportunity...

Uzbekistan, Tajikistan: HIV/AIDS

neweurasia reports on HIV/AIDS in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

Argentina: Valentine's Day in Buenos Aires

Dan Perlman, Robert Wright, and Jeff Barry all recount their Valentine's Day in Buenos Aires.

Argentina, Brazil: An Argentinean's Experience in Rio

Argentine super blogger, Jorge Gobbi, has four posts (1, 2, 3, 4) on his recent trip to Rio de Janeiro. (With videos!)

Bangladesh: Muslim Aid

Bangladesh: Muslim Aid

Another Chechen Perspective on Danish Cartoons

As Ilias Musayev, Copenhagen spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Independent Chechen Republic of Ichkeriya, shares his views on the Danish cartoons and other issues, David McDuff...

Pakistan: Students detained after demonstration

Pakistan: Students detained after demonstration

Pakistan: Real Islam

Pakistan: Real Islam

Nepal: The US Ambassador

Nepal: The US Ambassador

‘Singing Revolution’ in Estonia

Bonjour l'Estonie points to a documentary about a predecessor of the recent bloodless revolutions in the former Soviet Union – Estonia's Singing Revolution. The documentary's website is here.

India: Students abroad

India: Students abroad

Brazil: Getting Rolling Stoned in Rio

Cuaderno Latinoamericano, a group blog maintained by students at Tulane University, says that the Rolling Stones will be playing a free concert this weekend in Rio de Janeiro. Free, that...

Yanukovych and Poetry

Oleksandr at Messages From Canada has a post about “proFFessor” Victor Yanukovych talking poetry in Odesa. Very funny. Yanukovych is Ukraine's former prime minister who ran for president in 2004...

Puerto Rico: Education ills

Gil the Jenius compares the Puerto Rican Department of Education's announcement that they're laying off of 5,000 personnel to “a patient with cancer-riddled internal organs being told he's about to...

Haiti: Spin Doctors, and the occupation of the Hotel Montana

Free Haiti fingers three US reporters — Carol J. Williams, Edward M. Gomez and Kathie Klarreich — who appear to be “spinning the facts” on the current situation in Haiti,...

Guyana: Truth in journalism

MediaCritic publishes a letter sent to him by a journalist disputing MediaCritic's claim that the Stabroek News was the only Guyanese media outlet to carry the “complete” story of what...

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