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5 February 2007

Stories from 5 February 2007

Bolivia: A Cement Obelisk and Frozen Water Balloons

Cities and towns were on the mind of a handful of Bolivian bloggers this week. In December of 2006, the city of Cochabamba rolled out the red carpet and played...

Indonesia: Anti-Chinese Violence in Indonesia

East Timor: Reporters Without Borders Report on East Timor

Malaysia: Influential Blogs

Foreseeing South Africa's Future Hegemony over Africa

Belize: Taiwan or China?

Haiti: In praise of Barbancourt

Jamaica: Happy birthday, John Hearne

Jamaica: Police killings

Jamaica: Paris-Brest-Paris qualifier

Guadeloupe: Dengue Fever/Chikungunya a Threat

Cuba: No visas for American cyclists

Syria: Al Assad Interview

Bahrain: Mating Parrots

Saudi Arabia: Jail and Lashes for Partying

Saudi Arabia: C is for Corruption

Chile: Library of National Congress Chooses Creative Commons

USA, Colombia: “Nothing new for Plan Colombia 2″

Argentina: “Recuperated Workplaces”

Much ado in Zimbabwe

There was much ado in Zimbabwe over the last week. Much ado about nothing, that is. The biggest development in the beleagured nation's news was Gideon Gono, the controversial governor...