17 August 2006

Stories from 17 August 2006

Haiti: Deportees to Be Gradually Reinserted

  17 August 2006

Collectif Haiti de Provence points to a (Fr) Radio Metropole article stating: “The Interior Ministry adopted new measures to better manage the case of Haitians deported [from America] (…) ‘Deportees who have served their prison sentence will not be freed upon arrival in Haiti. They will be kept in a...

Indonedia: Independence Day

  17 August 2006

Jakarta Guru celebrates the Indonesian Independence day with his students.”Holidays for most but not is poor teachers, aaah, as we have to watch the sawn off savages click into overdrive. In fact for many students it's a day like any other. Running, screamin, yelling but today unencumbered by those tiresome...

Voices from Kazakhstan

  17 August 2006

Almaty Opera House Welcome to our latest round-up of blog posts and online discussions that took place in Kazakh blogosphere. neweurasia's Basil B. Akimov, a Karaganda journalist and editor of www.mediaprovinces.kz and www.medialaw.kz sites, writes about change of rules in the Supreme Court in Astana (RU). You have to show...

Cuba: On Castro's latest message

  17 August 2006

Divergent views on the most recent message from Fidel Castro, published in Granma this past Tuesday: Pastor Batista, from Las Tunas Cuba, said (ES) it “made millions of Cubans and people in other latitiudes VERY HAPPY,” while Luis M. Garcia questions Castro's referring to himself in the message as “Comandante...

Bahamas: Civil service inertia

  17 August 2006

Nicolette Bethel calls for a full-scale re-thinking of the Bahamian civil service: “the civil service as designed is crippling the development of The Bahamas. . . . the version that we have in place was never intended to govern a free nation. . . “

India: To buy a car

  17 August 2006

Rashmi Bansal explores the economic opportunity and possibility of increasing car sales in India for a particular brand.

A Google Earth Canary Islands Conspiracy?

  17 August 2006

In late July Google updated the satellite imagery of the Canary Islands in both Google Earth and Google Maps. The former satellite images from 2005 and 2006 were replaced by images belonging to the Canary public company Grafcan. While some applauded the partnership of Google with a local mapping company,...

Venezuela, UK: Boyd V. Livingstone

  17 August 2006

Aleksander Boyd has stepped out of his retirement (ES) to continue his sparring with London Mayor Ken Livingstone: “My issue with Livingstone is far from over. The more I research him, his cronies, his advocacy in favour of criminal organizations, his associations with dictators that demonstrably support terrorism and Islamic...

Iran: Ahmadinejad & CBS

Berkeley Forum talks about Ahmadinejad's interview on CBS. We read in this collective blog that during his interview with Mike Wallace from CBS there were a number of other instances when Ahmadinejad had “teacher-like” comebacks. It certainly reminded me of the old school days in Iran. This is because Ahmadinejad...

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