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23 October 2008

Stories from 23 October 2008

Egyptian Blogger Nora Younis Wins Human Rights First Award

Egyptian blogger and human rights activist Nora Younis was awarded the Annual Human Rights Award today.

Armenia: Independent Inquiry

Honduras: Heavy Rains and Climate Change

Ecuador: One Blogger's Thoughts on the 15 Most Relevant Blogs

Costa Rica: Environmental Disasters in Osa and Crucitas

Bolivia: First Draft Constitution a Bargaining Chip?

Climate Change: Increasing The Spread of Diseases?

Melting ice caps, rising sea levels and extreme weather patterns aren't the only potential consequences of climate change. Scientists are warning that changes in global climate may also endanger public...

Brazilian myths and haunts on the Lusosphere – Part 2

On the first article of this series, we searched Brazilian websites that could tell us some stories about the haunts and the mythical beings of Brazilian folklore. Now, in the...

India: Could be better

Brazil: Blogging to get a voice

Bangladesh: An award winning E-governance site

Caucasus: U.S. Presidential Election Preferences

Caucasus: New Media Blog

China: Shekou 30th anniversary

Japan: The Illegal Download Explained, on 2-Channel

Over the last years, the sometimes raucous nature of the Japanese Internet has repeatedly come under fire over concerns about issues such as harmful content and copyright infringement. Now the...

Hong Kong: Creative Commons Launch

Environment: GM Labelling in South Africa

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: Artistic Obama

Bermuda: Keep On Truckin’

Cuba, Jamaica: Press Freedom Index