Stories from 6 September 2006
There has been another assassination in Central Yerevan. Onnik Krikorian notes that assassinations have been on the rise since the 2003 elections. He expects that there will only be more as next year's elections approach.
Peru seems set on becoming the Latin American country with the most blogger conferences in a single season. Next up: “Present You Blog (ES)” at the University of San Marcos (ES).
Jonathan Lundqvist is a Swedish blogger who visited Iran and shared with us his travel experience in his blog. By reading this we discover many interesting things about Iran such as how western magazines are censored in this country: Q: Please tell us about your thesis about Iran and your...
LEvko of Foreign Notes writes about Ukraine's richest men.
Konstantin Dlutskiy of Russian Marketing Blog writes about an unfortunate name choice for a store.
Ivan Lenin of Rush-Mush writes about a diehard Soviet tradition in today's Belarus.
TOL's Belarus Blog suggests a more productive alternative to a senseless step taken by the Liberal Party of Netherlands to protest Aleksandr Lukashenko's regime.
David McDuff of A Step At A Time translates an article about Chechnya's Day of Civic Concord and Unity, or the Republic Day.
Uri Ridelman says that Costa Rican congressman Federico Tinoco has been accused of sexual harassment by his assistant.
Jim Shultz and Miguel Buitrago each with their own perspectives on the troubles facing Bolivia's newly born Constituent Assembly.
The city government-run blog, Pasa en Buenos Aires describes a debate in legislature over whether cyclists should be obligated to wear helmets when they ride in the city (ES). Commenters debate the issue.
Mexicanos en España, a weblog dedicated to – you guessed it – Mexicans in Spain, celebrates it's third anniversary.
Adam Isacson gives some link love to others discussing Colombian issues. Randy Paul offers his own thoughts on the discovery of paramilitary founder Carlos Castano.
Two months after Mexican voters went to the polls, Felipe Calderón has been officially declared president-elect of Mexico. Boz rounds up the mainstream media's reaction while A.M. Mora y Leon links to all the English-language blogs. Ana Maria Salaza has a useful final entry summarizing yesterday's events.
At Talk Antigua, Roxann takes issue with the fact that a US-born child of an Antiguan was able to get an Antiguan passport.
The Limey outlines some of the challenges being faced by Bermuda's newspapers.
The Bermuda government has started a blog, writes the Limey.
TrinidadJunction attends the annual West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn, New York on Labor Day: “every single island in the Caribbean is represented. Each island typically has their own truck and/or band and can choose to ‘parade’ anyway they see fit. Some islands, like Trinidad and Barbados, choose to bring...
The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) holds its heads of government meeting next week in Havana, Cuba. Luis M. Garcia remembers the NAM well from his childhood growing up in Cuba and offers this view: “It’s got 115 members or thereabouts, it meets regularly and produces communiqués and plenty of photographs of...
Librarian blogger Ivan Chew shares his thoughts on Singapore's foreign minister's first post as a guest blogger on another blog.
Fallo Safah writes that in Iranian TV, the chairman of Iranian Parliament asked Minister of Road & Transportation ” to think methods to reduce statistics of accidents”. The blogger says in this country only statistics are important and according to them we are very happy people and there is no...