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12 November 2006

Stories from 12 November 2006

Venezuelan Oil is Red

12 November 2006

During the last week, Venezuelan’s main topic of political conversation has been the new, fully red, fully chavista, PDVSA. The President of the Venezuelan state-owned oil company, Rafael Ramírez, called for absolute support from all workers—from top management to line of production laborers—to President Chávez’ campaign for reelection. Ramírez’ speech...

Madagascar: List of Local Bloggers

12 November 2006

L'Odyssee de Tattum posts (Fr) a list of Madagascar-based bloggers. She also announces an upcoming collective blog Malagasy Miray, which plans to amplify voices of locals without their own blogs.

China: Where democracy lies

12 November 2006

With the election of Beijing Communists to the Party‘s National People's Congress (NPC) having taken place this past Wednesday, here's but a handful of the thousands of follow-up blog posts containing words such as democracy, election, revolution and more: “If I had the right to elect the deputies to the...

The DW Best of Blogs Awards

12 November 2006

Had I not read Hoder's blog today I would have definitely missed the Deutsche Welle Best of the Blogs awards 2006 ceremony held in the Museum for Communication Berlin a few hours ago. I knew about the awards but I was unaware of the time and place and whether it...

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