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12 December 2008

Stories from 12 December 2008

Trinidad and Tobago: Prime Minister's Health

Trinidadians and Tobagonians were shocked yesterday by news that Prime Minister Patrick Manning was diagnosed with kidney cancer. While few bloggers commented publicly, in more private forums like Facebook discussions...

Chile: Alliance Between CNN and Network of Citizen Newspapers

Chile: Pharmaceutical Companies Charged With Price-Fixing

Mexico: Shoeshiner Uses YouTube to Increase Business

Shoeshiner Juan Luna has come up with a clever way to attract business to his stand located in downtown Monterrey, Mexico. With the help of a friend, he posted a...

Turkey: All About Barbarossa

Tunisia: Stop Kissing Our Children!

Jordan: Praise for Peru's Anti-Smoking Advertisement

Migrant Workers in the Gulf

Bahrain: What Economic Crisis?

Jordan: Not So Stupid

Egypt: Natural Gas to Israel

Syria: Remembering Henry Gustav Molaison

Iraq: Angry with Iraqis

Jordan: Lost and Found

Jordan: Public Beach a Let Down

Where is Hossein Derakhshan?

Barbados, Dominica: A First for Indigenous Communities

Dominica, U.S.A.: Economic Effects

Cuba: Damas March for Human Rights

Jamaica: Speaking Patois

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