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9 September 2008

Stories from 9 September 2008

Angola: Chaos and hopes mark first election in 16 years

"I waited for this day with great anxiety and curiosity because I knew it was a special day for Angola and Angolans. For many years our daily lives had been...

Caribbean: Ike Strikes

The 2008 Atlantic Hurricane Season is not letting up. Beleaguered Caribbean islands like Cuba and Haiti barely had time to recover from the ravages of Hurricanes Gustav and Hanna when...

China: Free market economists urge post-Olympics social and political reforms

The huge economic strides China has taken over the past thirty years was one of the main themes in Olympics coverage; now that foreigners and their media have stopped gawking...

South Africa: Digital Media Business Model

Morocco: Understanding Mohammed Raji's Sentence

Less than a year ago, Global Voices noted Morocco as the “liveliest free speech zone in Muslim North Africa.” And yet, journalists are all too frequently fined or arrested, and...

North Cyprus: The Opera Comes to Town

China: Communication Style

China: The Mummy 3

China: “Human flesh searches” have no original sin

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: Olympic Party

Trinidad & Tobago: Ole Time Wedding

Barbados: Oil Prices

Saudi Arabia: Is wearing nail polish permitted in Islam?

Saudi Arabia: No addresses, just directions

Saudi Arabia: Human rights on the syllabus

Jamaica, Guyana: New Publishing House?

Africa: Real Nominations at Big Brother Africa III

South Africa: Open Source Newspaper

Colombia: Documentary of Massacre by Paramilitary Groups

El Salvador: Will There Be a Presidential Debate?

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