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30 April 2007

Stories from 30 April 2007

Saudi Arabia: Saudi Women Bloggers

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood MPs Arrested

Iraq: The Sound of Bombs

Egypt: From Fisk to Heykal

Algeria: Say Camel in 40 Words

Oman: Why No FM Stations?

Bahrain: Multi-Cast a First!

Guyana: Sarwan New W.I. Captain

Cuba: The truth of the truth

Bahamas: Elections Thoughts

On the virtual eve of the Bahamian elections, Nicolette Bethel shares her thoughts about politics and governance: “No matter who we think we support, or what party we will elect...

Trinidad & Tobago: Akon Controversy Continues

A hip-hop artist, a 15 year-old girl, a Port of Spain nightclub, some YouTube - and subsequently, WestIndianTube - videos. The Trinidad and Tobago blogosphere wasted no time in sounding...

Japan: Media has its eyes wide shut

Sierra Leonean Blogosphere 101

My name is Vickie Remoe-Doherty. This is my first post as Global Voices author for Sierra Leone. I thought that my first post should introduce you to some notable blogs...

Ropa Vieja and Malanga, Guarapo de Piña, and Colita de Cuadril from across Latin America

From so-called "dirty clothes" in Cuba to guarapo de piña in Venezuela; from organic produce in Uruguay to succulent Argentine tri-tip and fresh cheese in Panama: Chef Melissa de Leon...

Japan: What will happen after Golden Week?

Arabeyes: On Selling a Palestinian Kidney and Changing the Israeli Flag

Do you want to know why a Palestinian wants to sell his kidney, or what had happened to the bicycle of a Lebanese blogger on September 10, 2001? What is...

France: Expelling Illegal Immigrants

Why is adultery illegal in Senegal?

Lebanon: Art, Water and Tensions

This week was marred by the kidnapping and killing of two Lebanese youth, bringing back memories from the dark years of the Lebanese civil war. This was the topic updated...

Taiwan: Crazy for Matsu

(Photo is from Arkun's flicker photo album.) Just like what Backlight53 said: 這禮拜中台灣都在瘋一件事,那就是–大甲媽祖遶境。 this week, there is one thing people in central Taiwan are crazy for. That is Da-jia Matsu's...

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