Stories from 1 January 2008
Marilisa Lorusso's blog sounds a warning following the recent assassination of Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan. In Azerbaijan, for example, the potential rise of Islamic fundamentalism is very real which is why the blog says there has been very little discussion of other possibilities for who might be responsible for her...
Craig Butler, blogging at Bahama Pundit, recalls the highs and lows of 2007 – both in his personal life and in the life of the world around him.
Thebookmann marks noteworthy moments of the year in art in Trinidad and Tobago.
“I think the computer and the Internet rank high amongst those inventions that have revolutionized our lives”: Living in Barbados is fascinated by the ability to interact through technology.
As three men are killed by a mob after attempting to steal a goat, Francis Wade suggests that part and parcel of moving back to Jamaica includes the ability to accept shocking news.
Antilles posts a list of the top Caribbean books of 2007, as decided by the editors of The Caribbean Review of Books.
Korean bloggers are busy saying farewell to 2007. While most of them look back at what they gained and did for 2007, a netizen bizbatik summarized the top ten blog news in Korea. 1. 이명박 당선..10년만에 정권교체. 한나라당 이명박 후보가 12월 19일 역대 대선 사상 최대 표차로 17대 대통령에 당선됐다....
Responding to repeated requests for comment with a brief cellphone text message, a spokesperson for the Saudi Interior Ministry, confirmed yesterday that blogger Fouad Alfarhan was being held for “interrogation for violating non-security regulations.”
Asiajin reports that Wakatsuki Chinatsu, Japan's top blogger, who in late November declared that she would take a break from blogging only to change her mind [ja] shortly thereafter, has decided to call it quits for real this time.