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4 March 2007

Stories from 4 March 2007

Forced evictions in Guatemala: whose land is it anyway?

Land ownership and occupation are complex and highly contentious issues in many parts of Latin America, and the tropical, resource-rich plains of northeastern Guatemala are no exception. On the one...

Sudan: new Sudanese blogger

Guyana, Venezuela: Roraima, here I come!

Senegal: democracy, hiphop and blogging

Africa: Blogging Africa

Syrian Blogsphere: Free Kareem echoes, Expats living in Syria and Certifying your Documents

Earlier this week, the Syrian Blogsphere responded collectively to the sentencing of Egyptian blogger Kareem Nabeel Sulaiman, with a joint statement, started on Levantine Dreamhouse… We, as a community of...

Kenya: little Kenyan Pundit

Uganda: The Last King of Scotland, Cessation of Hostilities Agreement Expires, and It is a Sin to Buy a Yellow Humvee

On Sunday Evening at the Kodak Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, an emotionally shaken Forrest Whitaker accepted an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in The...

Violence Returns to East Timor

Violence broke out yet again in East Timor as international security forces tried to capture rebel leader Alfredo Reinado. Reinado, the former leader of military police was implicated in the...

Cambodia: Lecturer Jailed

Cambodia: The Cost of Living in Cambodia

Singapore: Cars from the 1960s

Brazil: Rolling Stone and the Marketing Hackers

One of the more dynamic segments in the Brazilian blogosphere is that of the marketing blogs. Stirred by a local advertising industry that regularly tops the most prestigious creative awards,...

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