5 November 2006

Stories from 5 November 2006

Indian Ocean: Bloggers Feel Connected to the World Through Global Voices

  5 November 2006

‘Bloggers of relatively remote countries in the Indian Ocean such as Madagascar and La Reunion have noticed recent GV articles on their blogospheres and expressed enthusiasm about GV's work and about the spotlight on their countries. ‘Proof that We Can Make a Difference’ France-based Malagasy blogger Harinjaka noticed Global Voices’...

Pinochet's Gold: Gone with the Wind

  5 November 2006

These past weeks, the news of Pinochet's investments in gold was enough to make bloggers write, not only from Chile, but also around the world. Carololine (ES) posts the complete Facts about this development, and also the magnitude of the news: Este “peso en oro” supera los cien millones de...

South Africa: taking over the world

  5 November 2006

Latifah is taking over the world (a poem): I am a photographer- I keep telling myself One day, just one day the name will be written on the Star Newspaper, picture by- “Busisiwe Sigasa” This is a beginning of it , the beginning of greater things to come.

The Week That Was in Bahrain

  5 November 2006

Freedom of expression in Bahrain received yet another slap in the face this week with a government ban on what is the kingdom's most famous blog. The Ministry of Information issued a gag order, blocking Mahmood Al Yousif’s blog, among a handful of other sites for breaking publication laws. The...

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