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26 June 2007

Stories from 26 June 2007

Iran:President and Butcher

26 June 2007

Plateau writes about Iranian president's reflections on country's economy:”we have hardworking shopkeepers in our neighbourhood from whom I get important economic information because they are living among the people.There is an honourable butcher in our neighbourhood who is aware of all the problems of the people and I also get...

Guatemala: An Open Internet – Anyone Can Blog

26 June 2007

In the early 90s, the press was controlled, and only the privileged had access to the new internet phenomenon. Once the telecommunications industry was privatized, many more had access to the world wide web, and as a result many more people had the opportunity to blog. Political parties, watchdog groups, and even a member of an elite army unit now had the power to say what they wanted.

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CIA facility in Tunisia?

26 June 2007

From his prison cell in Bizerte (65km north of Tunis), The Tunisian prisoner Ramzi Bettibi managed to smuggle a very alarming letter that found its way on to the Internet (available in French). Ramzi is serving a four-year sentence at Bizerte for copying, onto a forum board he moderated, an...

Trinidad & Tobago: What Makes Great Art?

26 June 2007

According to Thebookmann, the canvas doesn't always matter when it comes to the spirit of great art: “…What really matters is the passion and respect of a good deed from an individual from this small nation, Trinidad and Tobago.”

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