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18 April 2008

Stories from 18 April 2008

Barbados: Rising Food Prices

Jamaica, Martinique, Trinidad & Tobago: Césaire Passes On

Guyana: Threats of Tourism

Armenia: Homophobic Values

China: Boomtown Beijing

Paraguay: Where to Vote

Peru: The State of Archaeological Sites

Ecuador: The Launching of Creative Commons Licenses

Kazakhstan: Nuclear Domination Ambitions

Myanmar: Burma Democratic Diagram

Korea: Rice Crisis in the past and at the present.

Issues related to the rice crisis are appearing everywhere. There have been serious demonstrations against opening the rice market to other countries in Korea. A netizen who participated in demonstrations...

Brazil, USA: Sex, Crime and the Vatican

Remembering Aimé Césaire

Aimé Césaire - Martinican poet, politician and consummate West Indian - passed away today at the age of 94. It is not often that politics and poetry go together, but...

Chilean Shorts: Micro and Mini Movies on the Web

From Chile, three examples of online video creation: first, a Chilean pre-candidate for the presidency takes advantage of online video tools to produce documentaries and interviews for web distribution, next,...

Venezuela: The Simpsons Not Welcome Anymore

One of the world's most popular television programs in any language, The Simpsons, was recently deemed inappropriate by the Venezuelan government for being a a bad influence on children, and...