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8 August 2008

Stories from 8 August 2008

Bahamas: Domestic Violence

Bahamas, Haiti: Migration Nation?

Armenia: Oil, Genocide and Obama

Cuba, China: Politics & Sport

Barbados: Let the Games Begin

Jamaica: Presumption of Innocence

Georgia: War in South Ossetia

Following clashes and allegations of the shelling of Georgian villages by separatists in the breakaway territory of South Ossetia, there are fears that war will once again rage in the...

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Stupid is as Stupid Does

China: Tweeting the Olympics

China: Beijing doesn't love masks?

Four U.S. athletes arrived at the airport in Beijing for the Olympics wearing masks over their mouths. Regardless of the air condition, many Chinese considered this behavior rude, and railed...

Russia: Violence on the Southern Borders

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Lost London Connection

Japan: Letter to Google about Street View

One year after its debut in the United States, Google's Street View has arrived in Japan, where it is already drawing criticism. Despite the company's generally positive image in this...

Hong Kong: I'm Not Ready

Peru: Blogging About Food at Home and Abroad

Peruvian food has been receiving plenty of attention in the media, and bloggers are writing about their favorite dishes. Alejandro García of Peru Food provides the latest blog roundup about...

Russia: South Ossetia – Holding Back the War Mongers?

Eastern Europe: Trafficking with no end in sight