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8 March 2008

Stories from 8 March 2008

Venezuela: Agreement Reached in Santo Domingo

After a very tense week between three South American countries, presidents from the entire region met in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The original agenda was scrapped in order to address...

Brazil: Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela and the besieged Latin America

There was a lot of talk about the 'Border Crisis in Latin America' on the Brazilian blogosphere in the last few days. Brazilian people suffer from an endemic form of...

Environment: Elephant Culling and Crisis in The Mara

In this issue of Global Voices environment, we check in with various blogs around the world. The themes are varied, and some are of global concern with commentary from Kenya...

China: We need a consistent and pro-trade US president

In response to the news of American presidential candidate Barack Obama's stance on NAFTA, but prior to this week's round of presidential primaries, political blogger Michael Anti wrote a few...

Bahamas: International Women's Day

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Bomb Scare

Trinidad & Tobago: Tourism Leader?

Barbados, USA: HIV Impact

Armenia: Hypnosis & 2013

Armenia: Women's Day Demonstration

Jamaica: Homophobia

Guyana: The Art of Living

Korea: Korean Students in the U.S.

There are more than 100,000 Korean students in the U.S. It was the main news in Korea the last week. The increase of 10 percent every year helped Korea remain...

Armenia: Internet Domains Suspended

Russia: Natalia Morar's Domodedovo Ordeal

Below is the translation of journalist Natalia Morar's first blog post since her departure from Russia, published on March 4. Morar, a citizen of Moldova, was "barred from entering Russia...

Israel, Soviet History: Pictures From the Exhibition on Refuseniks

Russia: Political Jokes

Ukraine: Yet Another Election?

Lithuania: Music Censorship?

Estonia: Surviving Winter

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