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15 October 2006

Stories from 15 October 2006

Martinique: Remembering a Special Moment

Le Blog de [Moi] thinks back nostalgically (Fr) on a dance with a special woman she met for a couple of minutes in her twenties at a gay dance before...

Mooziko, the African YouTube

Le Blog de PKJ Agency, a blog that “casts a global look at the African Internet,” weighed the pros and cons of Mooziko, the African YouTube, this week and stirred...

Colombia: New Bird Species Found

Proyecto Colombia celebrates the discovery of a new bird species in the cloud forest of the Santander province. The bird proudly flashes its colors, which match those of the Colombian...

Ecuador: Ecuador Elige Follows the Elections

Ecuador Elige [ES], a group blog with 13 contributors followed the Presidential elections in Ecuador throughout the day. The site posts partial results and early reactions. Early results show Alvaro...

Reunion: Diagonale des Fous

LSZ Blog describes (Fr) La Diagonale des Fous, [Diagonal of the Crazies] an annual hike across the local volcano. He explains that every year “they assemble in a small town...

Reunion: Still Smoking

Pierrot Dupuy laments (Fr) that despite a tactical 30 cent increase in cigarette prices, cigarette consumption in Reunion has not decreased. He concludes: “Since the stated goal of the hike...

France, Togo: No Smoking

France-based Togolese blogger Kangni Alem writes (Fr): “France is going to progressively completely forbid tobacco smoking in public places. Thank God. To say I had no problem with public smoking...

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