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7 November 2008

Stories from 7 November 2008

Frontera Filmmakers: Video stories from both sides of the border

Frontera Filmmakers is a website that unites video producers from both sides of the Mexico-USA border. We'll view the story of the 389 miles along the Arizona-Sonora border, teens in...

Paraguay: Breaking the World Record for Barbecue

With 26,176 kilograms of grilled beef, Paraguay entered into the Guinness record books for the biggest open-air barbeque ever. However, they didn't get there without paying a high price for...

Trinidad & Tobago: Media Meltdown?

Making headlines in Trinidad and Tobago today is the controversy surrounding the Prime Minister's alleged "storming" of a radio station to complain about critical comments made against him during a...

Bangladesh: Maritime boundary dispute with Mayanmar

Trinidad & Tobago: Just Plain Audacity

Cuba: Oh La Paloma…

Jamaica: Criminals in Charge?

Barbados: Immigration Nation?

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Honeymoon's Over

Armenia: Inclusive Education

U.S.: Election Commentary from Estonia

Poland, U.S.: Lech Kaczyński's Blunders

Saudi Arabia: Hunger Strike Draws Attention to Jailed Reformers Plight

Saudi Arabia's human rights activists started a two-day hunger strike to draw attention to the plight of 11 reformers and activists languishing in Saudi jails without trial - or access...

Poland: Reactions to Obama's Victory

Sylwia Presley reports on the reactions to the results of the U.S. election, which dominate the Polish blogosphere today: blogging politicians, journalists, microbloggers and bloggers interested in the U.S. elections...

International Pressure Mounts to Free Jailed Egyptian Blogger

A series of demonstrations were held outside Egyptian embassies around the world today to protest the continued imprisonment of Egyptian blogger Kareem Nabil Sulaiman, jailed two years ago for insulting...

Slovenia, U.S.: Post-Election Newspapers

U.S.: Election Commentary from Slovenia