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5 May 2008

Stories from 5 May 2008

Nepal: One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Laptops distributed

Sri Lanka: Micro-blogging election violence and malpractices

Pakistan: Lahore Book Fair

Bangladesh: Beauty of summer

India: cause of global food crisis

Cape Verde: Internet should be free

Myanmar: The perfect storm

More than 4,000 people are dead after Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar last weekend. It was the world’s deadliest storm in ten years. The cyclone could also worsen the food crisis...

Haiti: finding relief for hunger in children

Reasons not to Overeat by BreezeDebris The international food shortage and crisis is doing its rounds on the blogosphere, and videos are no exception. From Haiti: people eating dirt to...

East Timor: Where does hope live?

Arabeyes: Freedom for Fouad Al Farhan

Saudi blogger Fouad Al Farhan is now a free man, after spending 137 days in detention in Jeddah. While bloggers have all along speculated why he has been held by...

Jordan: Speed Kills

Bahamas, Haiti: Seeing for the First Time

Puerto Rico: Cease Fire?

Cuba: Hunger Strike

Guyana: McAndrew Goes Home

Jamaica: Casino Royale?

Myanmar: Cyclone Nargis

Jamaica: Children of the Matrix

Guyana: Loving It

Georgia: Election Video Blogging

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