20 October 2006

Stories from 20 October 2006

Argentina: Mar del Plata's Beer Route

  20 October 2006

Jorge Gobbi took advantage of his time in Mar del Plata last weekend to do some local beer tasting. Speaking of Mar del Plata, Google Earth 3D wonder, Ezequiel Galotti recently released his latest modeling of the city's streets and buildings.

Voices from Kazakhstan

  20 October 2006

Walking around the streets of Almaty, we picked up and brought for your attention the conversations from the Kazakh blogosphere. The recent visit of Kazakh President Nazarbayev to the White House was discussed by LJ user adam_kesher (RU): Roughly speaking, the United States have two reasons not to annoy Kazakhstan...

Kenya: government must protect citizens

  20 October 2006

The Xposer wonders if the government of Kenya adheres to its constitutional mandate to provide security for its people, “The Issue of which party or candidate to vote for is no longer a big problem to some. But some questions remain unanswered: Have they (politicians) educated the public to love...

Kenya: the collector of worlds

  20 October 2006

Kikumuyumoja's Realm writes about a book reading event in Nairobi, Kenya: “There was this public reading (organized by the German Cultural Centre (Goethe-Institut) & the German Department @ University of Nairobi) by Ilija Trojanow and Binyavanga Wainaina at the Goethe Auditorium (@ Maendeleo ya Wanawake House – used to be...

Video exposes child-soldier's identity

  20 October 2006

If you've seen the guidelines for this site, you'll know that there are types of footage that we wouldn't post, and circumstances surrounding the shooting of particular videos that mean we wouldn't even link to them. Today's post is about one of those videos. I was researching a possible post...

Indonesia: Independence hopes of Minhasa region

  20 October 2006

The blogger at Indonesia Matters blogs about the latest region in Indonesia that hopes to break away from Indonesia. “The region of Minahasa occupies the northern part of North Sulawesi province and contains the regencies of Minahasa, North Minahasa, South Minahasa, Bitung, Manado, Tomohon, and Bolaang Mongondow. The people speak...

Indonesia: IE7 Review

  20 October 2006

Indonesian tech blogger Willy Sudiarto Raharjo reviews the latest version of Internet Explorer browser from Microsoft.

East Timor: Report on Violence in East Timor

  20 October 2006

Tumbleweed in Timor Lorosae links to a report on the violence in East Timor earlier this year. The report is published by an independent commission. “On my way in today, i saw a cleaning lady reading a document, with her brows furrowed in concentration. Hours later, i walked past her...

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