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11 June 2007

Stories from 11 June 2007

Ukraine: Kyiv Street Cleaners Get a Raise

Kyiv street cleaners - all 6,000 of them - will be getting $400 a month from now on. This raise, city administration officials hope, will help hire 3,500 more people...

South Asia: On Paris Hilton

Pakistan: Understanding Pakistan

Bolivia: Santa Cruz Newspaper Joins the Blogosphere

The Santa Cruz newspaper El Deber recently provided coverage to the Bolivian blogosphere and has even joined in the act with the launch of three new blogs of its own....

Bangladesh: Carnival of Islam

Bangladesh: Radio Stations

Arabeyes: Greedy Doctors, Cheating Spouses and Parliamentary Scuffles

Today's translation of Arabic blogs makes five stops: one each in Libya, Tunisia and Kuwait and two stops in Egypt to give us a gist of what some of the...

Kenya: the double edged nature of personal media

Jamaica: Caribbean Americans and the American dream

Iran:Ortega in Iran

Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados: West Indies Decline

Martinique: Legislative Election Underwhelms

St Vincent & The Grenadines: Beauty or Brains?

Jamaica: Police Corruption

Iran:No to violence, yes to equal rights

Haiti: Impressions of Haiti

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Caribbean Film

Bahamas: Race, not Racism

Anguilla: Hazardous Waste

Egypt: Blog Turns Three