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8 January 2008

Stories from 8 January 2008

Brazil: Introducing the Big Think

Brazil: How the media portrays black women

Brazil: On being bisexual

Portugal: For a decent health care

Uruguay: 1930 World Cup Memories

Americas: End of the Year Traditions

End of the year traditions across Latin America are varied, as many include local customs, the preparation of delicious food, and plenty of loud fireworks. This is a collection of...

Zimbabwe: Villagers trading in Rand

Holidays in Burkina Faso: Days off and good traveling

For foreigners living and blogging in Burkina Faso, this year’s clustering of Christian and Muslim holidays not only provided a countless number of days off, but gave people the chance...

Colombia: Filmmaker Stone and the Hostages

Zimbabwe: Business owners beware

Lebanon: Battling Cancer

Belize: Election Date Set

Kuwait: Charity Paintball Tourney

Palestine: Children Pay the Price

Obama on Iraq

Bermuda: Female Representation

Iraq: Confessions of a US Soldier

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: “Moving” Film

Dominica, Barbados: World Cup Qualifier

Egypt: No Country for Old Men