Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

16 August 2006

Stories from 16 August 2006

Guyana: “It was a dark and balmy night. . . “

Cuba: US trade embargo

ArubaGirl: Brain drain

Uzbekistan: Sidetrip Podcast

Barbados: Perils of air travel

Caribbean: Languages spoken here

The Week that Was – Bolivian Blogs

Blogs can remind us about the plight of others. Since many Bolivian bloggers write from various locations around the world, they can also capture the experience of other Bolivians, who...

Bermuda: GPS ruling

Armenia: Mafia State?

Armenia: Benefits of Foreign Language

Uzbekistan: Women Making Ends Meet

Kurdistance: Three Week Update

After a brief hiatus, I'm back and clicking away…three weeks have passed and we have a lot to cover…. At the end of July it was announced that Bayan Sami...

Brunei: History of Oil Exploration

Paraguay: Ex-Dictator Dies in Exile

Americas: Eating in the USA

Argentina: Government Info From Cell Phone

Argentina: Desparate Housewives

Peru: Audio of Film Festival Seminars

Ukraine: Former Citizen Leads Israel Peace Movement

Iran: Carpet exportation declines