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6 June 2007

Stories from 6 June 2007

Panama: 37th OAS General Assembly, A Trail of Poisoned Medicine and Update on the New Immigration and Health Laws

# At the same time the OEA (OAS, Organization of American States) celebrated their thirty-seventh Regular Session of the OEA General Assembly in Panama from June 3-5, 2007, there were...

Debating Darfur: Bloggers question Sudanese ambassador to U.N.

“What does Sudan want?” “Who do you think are arming the rebels?” These deceptively simple questions were posed to the Sudanese ambassador to the United Nations by members of the...

Russia: The Temple's “Online Feeder” Nearly Wrecked by Bloggers

Christ the Savior Cathedral offers a number of services that have nothing to do with religion. There's an underground garage there, as well as dry cleaning, for example. Prices for...

Angola: Kitanda – A Gateway to the African “Lusosphere”

If you ever want to get your way into the African “lusosphere”, one of the best places to start is the blog “Kitanda” (“Marketplace” in Kimbundu, one of Angola's national...

Arabeyes: Reversing the Greenhouse Effect in Egypt

What will you do if you could reverse the adverse results of the Greenhouse Effect and make your country at least 5 degrees Celsius cooler? Bent Masreya, from Egypt, addresses...

Chile: Oil Spill Affects Livelihood of Fishermen

Three hundred and fifty liters of oil were spilled in Bahia San Vicente in Talcahuano. As Ecologia y Patrañas Diversas (ES) explains, the spillage happened when the ship New Constellation...

Poverty in Morocco, and a Moroccan Family Living in a Toilet

A major news article about a Moroccan family residing in a toilet sparks a discussion about poverty in Morocco. Jillian York reports from Anglophone blogs in Morocco.

Poland: “More Pope, Less Literature”

Hungary: Famous Magyars

Hungary: “Panel Houses”

Hungary: Referendum

Serbia: Tennis Players

Serbia: Buses, Barbers & Doctors

Czech Rebublic: Defense Minister's Song

Russia: G8 Summit

The Balkans: War Criminals News

Myanmar: Why I hate the SLORC

Nyein Chan Yar is asking the ruling military junta in Myanmar to go to hell.

Fiji: Academics ask the Military to Stop Bullying the Students

Malaysia: Newspapers Asked To Show Restraint on PM's Wedding Story

Cambodia: Taking Google to Cambodian Highlanders