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18 August 2006

Stories from 18 August 2006

Transparency is Promoted and Debated in the Brazilian Election Process

Technology for Transparency Network

The call for transparency is ringing in the Lusosphere these days. Brazilian presidential and general elections are six weeks from now and, after the innumerable corruption scandals involving congressmen and...

Uzbekistan: 15 Years On

Armenia: Mugged

Kyrgyzstan: Dining on the Silk Road

DRC: Louis Michel's Performance as a Mediator

DRC: A Wasted Election?

Latin America: Friday Poll Numbers

El Salvador: Solving the Gang Problem

Cuba: Sweet 15

Robin Thom had the good fortune to be on the right balcony at the right time in order to capture this lovely scene on the Paseo de Prado in Havana,...

Mexico, Somalia: “A Forgotten Country”

Peru: Ollanta Humala formally charged in ‘Madre Mia’ case

Lebanon: Before and After the Cease Fire

Cease fire in the Israeli-Lebanese war officially began on Monday 14th August. Enteries in the Lebanese blogosphere were diverse starting from what went on during the last days of the...

Iran: Crackdown on satellite dishes

Iran: Jahanbegloo & Confession

Ukraine: Small-Town Justice

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Sutjeska National Park

Ukraine: Tuk Tuk in Crimea

Estonia: “Democracy in Action”

Ukraine: Trip to Kyiv

Russia: Solzhenitsyn's Speech