9 December 2007

Stories from 9 December 2007

Armenia: Death and Sex

  9 December 2007

Armenia, a blog by a 23 year old ethnic Armenian from the Diaspora now living and volunteering in the country, comments on how local culture deals with death and sex.

Armenia: Regal Politics

  9 December 2007

Commenting on a photograph of opposition activists holding a sign likening former president Levon Ter Petrosian to a king, Blogian says that politics in Armenia upsets him more than at any other time.

Armenia: Election Monitor

  9 December 2007

The Armenia Election Monitor 2008 post photographs of the latest rally by former president Levon Ter Petrosian ahead of the February vote. The blog says that there is speculation that the radical opposition is hoping that the international community will support a “colored revolution” in the former Soviet republic.

Haiti: A Neglected Disease

  9 December 2007

“With a population 8,000,000 that would mean approximately 320,000 people have it”: Haiti Innovation focuses on the prevalence of Lymphatic Filariasis (Elephantiasis) on the island.

Bermuda: Off Target?

  9 December 2007

A Limey In Bermuda suggests that targeted tourism efforts on the island do not include gay people. Follow-up post here.

Barbados, Jamaica: Brawta

  9 December 2007

“Brawta comes without any demand being made, but is a sign of appreciating the customer”: Living in Barbados blogs about a little “something extra”.

Barbados: Old Buildings

  9 December 2007

“We can never be sure when some of these old places will be under the wrecking ball”: Barbados In Focus documents what the calls “the dying of an old building”.

Malaysia: Neutral Administrators?

  9 December 2007

Based on the recent statements made by the Inspector General of Police and the Election Commissioner of Malaysia, Ktemoc wonders if they are really neutral as they are supposed to be or are they biased towards the ruling party.

Malaysia: Minister of Antiquities

  9 December 2007

The Malaysian wants the nation's information minister to be handed the minister of Antiquities portfolio. This comes after the minister botched up an interview with a Global TV Channel and continues to make remarks that “go on ad nauseam without a care, not worrying about whether he makes sense or...

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