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22 November 2007

Stories from 22 November 2007

Ukraine: Maidan is 3

Ukrainiana posts photos and video from the third anniversary of the Orange Revolution in Kyiv and criticizes president Yushchenko for not being self-critical enough: “What about our purchasing power? What...

Russia: Euro 2008

Siberian Light writes on how Croatia has helped Russia to get into Euro 2008.

Ukraine: Holodomor Song

Nash Holos posts a YouTube video of a Ukrainian song dedicated to the Holodomor victims.

Macedonia, Greece: FYROM

Edward Lucas shares his piece on Greece's problems with a neighboring country also known as FYROM.

Russia: Putin at Luzhniki

Mark MacKinnon writes about Vladimir Putin campaigning at Luzhniki.

Armenia: World Bank Corruption Allegations

Oneworld Multimedia reports that although the mainstream media in Armenia are covering allegations of corruption in World Bank projects in the country, it was blogs that broke the news months...

Brazil: Interview with a thought provoking filmmaker

Moviola Digital [pt] publishes an interview with a thought provoking Brazilian filmmaker, Claudio Assis, director of Mango Yellow. “Although he is still working on his second feature film, he has...

Brazil: Open source software for all

Sérgio Amadeu [pt] blogs about a draft for a law that guarantees public funding for open source software, which aims to ensure that 20% of the Information Technology Fund be...

Mozambique: Tribute to Ian Smith

“Ian Smith died today at the age of 88 in Cape Town. The man who fought the English over the independence of Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). For he is a true African...

Cape Verde: We are Africans

Obikuelu Pedra [pt] is not happy to hear on the Radio that Cape Verde is not part of Africa: “What a crazy idea to think that Cape Verde's culture is...

Caribbean: Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving may be a traditionally North American holiday - but more and more, the Caribbean seems to be taking notice - so much so that many regional bloggers have been...

Brazil: Proeminent leader has gone missing

It has been seven nearly 10 days since João Batista, president of Association of Rural Producers of Jutaí-Amazonas, has gone missing. He is a forefront leader for local social and...

Egypt: New TV Channel

“As if we are really in a desperate need for another Music Video Channel !! And it is not like any other channel it is the MTV Channel directed to...

Lebanon: Becoming a Successful Politician

Lebanese blogger Life Flaw suggests ways of becoming a successful politician in Lebanon. “If you are not a fortunate son of a… leader, you need to find an alternative way...

Lebanon: Introducing Yamli.com

Lebanese blogger m. introduces us to a new site, developed by Lebanese programmers. Yamli enables you to search the Arabic website, using English fonts.

Lebanon: You Are Interfering

“After a publicly open back and forth discussion between the U.S. of A. and Syria, each, blaming the other for interfering in the Lebanese presidential elections; I see no room...

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: Art in the Everyday

Thebookmann attends the launch of Jamaica-based artist Roberta Stoddart's exhibition, which “shows a body of work that deals with the subject of discomfort and unseen social obligations.”

Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti: Film Screening

Trinidad's Studio Film Club will be screening the Haitian film Ghosts of Cite Soleil.

Trinidad & Tobago: Disconnect?

Jumbie's Watch posts “a collection of quotations showing the vast distance between brain and mouth.”

Grenada: Walking Trees

Ever heard of trees that can walk? Free Spirit explains.

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