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23 April 2007

Stories from 23 April 2007

Russia: Reactions to Boris Yeltsin's Death

Boris Yeltsin, Russia's first president, died today in Moscow. There is an avalanche of responses to his death in the Russian blogosphere, ranging from “rest in peace” to “be damned.”...

Panama: Effects on Food from Free-Trade Agreement

Colombia: Al Gore's Snub

Bolivia: Restrictions on the Import of Used Clothing

Afghanistan: Taliban Electioneering in France

Kyrgyzstan: Pandora's Box

El Salvador: Poet of the Revolution, Roque Dalton

Armenia: Prosperous Armenia Rally

Mexico: What's the Reason for the Stable Exchange Rate?

Afghanistan: Media Under Pressure

Bolivia: Interview With El Alto Blogger Mario Duran

The city of El Alto is not known for blogging. For starters, internet access is scarce and expensive, while citizens seem to have different priorities. Many who do have internet...

D.R. of Congo: post by park ranger blogger picked up by Voice of America

Malaysia: Taiwanese Girls

India, Pakistan, Bangladesh: 1857

India: Life, kids and drudgery

Pakistan: Panjpeer Rockies

Nepal: On Bloggers and Citizen Journalism

Bangladesh: Political Crisis

Cambodia: Surviving Street Food

Cambodia: Fish Sauce Used to Punish Reporter

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