Stories from 19 February 2008
Paraguay: Ex-Pat Bloggers Share New Experiences
The way foreigners see Paraguay, what, and how they feel when they first arrive to Paraguay can be quite an interesting subject. Some stay for a short time as a tourist, while others stay for a couple of years, and even some choose to live there permanently. For many, these experiences are shared with family members back home or with others within the ex-pat community in Paraguay through their blogs.
Lebanon: Escalations Continue
“Hizballah and Amal continue to pit the Lebanese Shiite community against the rest of their compatriots in an effort to satisfy the agendas of their regional allies,” remarks Blacksmith Jade, who also links to videos of the latest political situation in Lebanon.
Syria: The Eighth Gate
Sasa, from Syria, writes about Damascus’ new eighth gate.. and you only thought there were seven.
Kosovo, Serbia: Crisis
Reluctant Dragon writes about Kosovo's independence: “…and once again, there is a crisis, a long-term and potentially far-reaching crisis, and we are at the heart of it.”
Kosovo, Serbia: “Chants of Killing”
A discussion of “chants of killing and slaughtering” in Serbia and in Kosovo – over at East Ethnia.
Kosovo, Serbia: A Pessimistic View From Albania
Living in Shkoder “can't see Kosova getting a smooth run in their new state.”
Kosovo: Legality; Economy
Eternal Remont discusses the allegedly missing “legal basis” for Kosovo's independence and Kosovo's allegedly missing economy.
Kosovo: The Flag
The beatroot writes about Kosovo's flag and other independence issues.