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15 August 2006

Stories from 15 August 2006

Global Food Blog Report #28

#1: From Tanzania, spices up the day with an incredible easy and delicious recipe to prepare "Chatini Ya Ukwaju" (Tamarind Chutney). It is great with bread, and a tasty...

Martinique: Reflections on Nudity

Le Blog de [Moi] reflects (Fr) on nudity and her taste for it: “Yes I confess, I am a fan of nudity. Not nudism mind you but nudity. When I...

DRC: The East Votes Kabila

Of the eastern DRC's 85% vote for Kabila, UDPS Liege writes (Fr): “They are free to make that choice. (…) The eastern DRC opted to align themselves with the Rwandan...

Madagascar: Vacationing on the Cheap

Madagascar Croissance is looking for a way to vacation in Mahajunga, the “in” vacation spot, on a local's budget in Madagascar (Fr): ” All in all, with 51 euros, one...

Cuba: Havana women

Robin Thom has a lovely Flickr photoset called “HavanaWomen” — the title is self-explanatory.

Cuba, Costa Rica: Arias calls for a democratic Cuba

Mora at Babalu Blog applauds Costa Rican president Oscar Arias's call for the democratisation of Cuba.

Puerto Rico: Creative Commons PR

Eugenio Martínez Rodríguez receives an invitation to a meeting to discuss the establishment of Creative Commons Puerto Rico.

East Timor: Gossip Trouble

The blogger at Timorsunshine blog blames gossip for reoccurring trouble in the country. “It's strange that i should be saying this – but i think what the government needs is...

Cuba: Fidel's Adidas jogging suit

Riffing off the Adidas jacket in which Fidel Castro was photographed this weekend, Luis M. Garcia mentions a friend who e-mailed to remind him that “when she was a teenager...

Trinidad & Tobago: 72 medals

The Manicou reports that Trinidad & Tobago has won 72 medals in the World Championship of Performing Arts in Hollywood, California, adding “I have to admit though, I've never heard...

Belarus: Opposition's FAQ; Gay Belarus

The once very lively Belarusian flash mob LJ community – by_mob – is now rather sleepy (possibly, because it's summer). But it's not dead. LJ user z-hunter, for example, has...

Panama: How to Travel in Panama

Jenny Carrasquillo wrote a blog post on a subject that most people don't talk about… How to Travel In Panama…good advice, really interesting. Business people investing in Panama and general...

Panama: Donald Trump's Panama

The Panama Real Estate blog has an interesting article about how Donald Trump has fallen so much in love with Panama that he is building a $220 Million, 65 story...

Tajikistan: Recent News

Vadim rounds up news about recent news from Tajikistan.

Uzbekistan: The Uzbek & the London Terror Plot

Nick of neweurasia points out that the arrest of an Uzbek militant in Pakistan provided the trigger for the recent arrests in the UK of those accused of plotting to...

Bangladesh: What marriage?

A Bengali in TO on why a recent movie makes one take a second look at the institution of marriage.

Pakistan: Islam, terrorism and the State

Hardly Innovative … on terrorism, Islam and the State. Reflecting on Musharraf's military ambitions, the blogger think its time the army returned the barracks.

India: Food security and Independence

Ruminating on the Greatest Indian post Independence in the country, Nilu talks of the man credited with assuring food security in India. “In terms of that thrust in public domain,...

India: India's Past

Independence Day gets bloggers digging into archives of the past. Kamla Bhatt presents a wealth of media from India in the 1930s and 40s. Varnam talks of the mutiny that...

India: Independence Food Parade

On the occassion of India's Independence Day, Mahanandi has an Indian food parade with dishes from other bloggers to mark the day.

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