14 September 2007

Stories from 14 September 2007

Russia: FSB Officer's Letter

  14 September 2007

A Step At A Time links to Ingushetia.ru‘s translation of a document “said to be a declaration by an officer of the FSB directorate for Stavropol province, confessing to his involvement in the organized abduction and killing of ethnic Chechens and Ingushes by the security forces.” A Russian-language discussion of...

India: The Rama in Ramayana

  14 September 2007

varnam comments on the specific issue of how “real” Rama of Ramayana was according to historical evidence, in the context of the Sethusamudram controversy.

Cricket: Bangladesh's Twenty20 win against West Indies

  14 September 2007

Those who condescendingly refer to the Bangladesh Cricket team as ‘minnows’ may already be eating their hats. As Bangladesh storms into the second round of the ICC Twenty20 World Cup tournament with an impressive six-wicket win against the West Indies, the Bangla blogosphere is exhilarated and furiously blogging their jubilation....

Pakistan: Dr Awab Alvi

  14 September 2007

The Pakistani Spectator has an interview with Dr Awab Alvi, an active Pakistani blogger also involved in the information campaign surrounding the block on accessing Blogspot blogs in Pakistan.

Lebanon: Maids Abused

  14 September 2007

Sursock and UrShalim posted excerpts and links to reports of cases of abuse as well as dire working conditions that some maids from Africa experience while working in Lebanon.

Jamaica: Corporate Culture

  14 September 2007

According to Chronicles from a Caribbean Cubicle, corporate culture is difficult to change – unless you want to make it worse!

Guyana: No Man is an Island?

  14 September 2007

“In many respects, Guyana is like an island,” writes Guyana Providence Stadium, as he blogs about the country's transportation infrastructure.

Trinidad & Tobago: Moko Jumbies

  14 September 2007

Stefan Falke is thrilled that one of his photos of Trinidad's Moko Jumbies (Carnival characters on stilts) has been published in the New York Times.

Trinidad & Tobago: Beach Cleanup

  14 September 2007

“I hope that this post makes you more appreciative of your environment…it really was sad (and gross) how much plastic debris we cleared. I wish that here in Trinidad and Tobago we took our roles as collective custodians more seriously”: TriniGourmet.com takes part in a beach cleanup effort and posts...

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