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1 November 2007

Stories from 1 November 2007

Guatemala: Pseudo-Podcast 1

  1 November 2007

Desde Guate [ES] writes, “early in the morning I asked via Twitter if anyone was connected…seeing the response of some, I invited them to record via Skype, and there the first Pseudo Podcast of Chapin (Guatemalan) bloggers was born”

Peru: The Fate of Inca Kola

  1 November 2007

Juan Arellano of Globalizado [ES] recently received a chain letter email that speculates on the fate of this popular soft drink Inca Kola in Peru, in which it is one of the few drinks in the world that outsells Coca-Cola.

India: The “But” People

  1 November 2007

South Ways reacts to the “but” people – like the ones who say “I am not against gay rights, but…”. All prompted by the reaction to Rowling's statement about Dumbledore being gay.

Barbados: Chattel House

  1 November 2007

Cheese-on-bread takes us on “a stroll down memory lane with a photo of the traditional Bajan chattel house” in honour of the island's upcoming Independence celebrations on November 30th.

Barbados: Food Prices

  1 November 2007

The Barbados Central Bank's Governor has warned against high wage demands, but Barbados Free Press would have “much rather seen her talk about the monopoly that controls the importing of food and other necessities into Barbados, kills competition and contributes to out of this world food prices.”

Bermuda: All The Way To China?

  1 November 2007

“Is it me or does this seem like another shot in the dark?” asks IMHO.bm, on learning that the Bermudan government has plans to open a Tourism Office in China.

Asia: Master of Arts in Inter-Asia NGO Studies

  1 November 2007

Interlocals.net puts up an announcement from Inter-Asia Graduate School of NGO Studies (based in Seoul) inviting application for master of Arts in Inter-Asia NGO Studies. Some scholarship are available for developing country students and activists.

Does Lebanon Deserve to Die?

  1 November 2007

“Does Lebanon deserve to die?” asks Louis-Noel Harfouche. “The answer is yes! At least that part of Lebanon that doesn't seem able–or willing–to let go of its silly paranoias and superstitions,” he writes.

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