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16 January 2009

Stories from 16 January 2009

Syria: Israel & The US

Morocco: Libya's Coming of Age

Israel: Loving and Hating Yonit Levi

Yonit Levi is the beloved anchorwoman for Israel's Channel 2. Over the past few days, however, she has become a pariah in the blogosphere for her reactions to the current...

Bangladesh: A Festive Wedding

Barbados, U.S.A.: Name Calling

Trinidad & Tobago: Tree Cutting, Belt Tightening

Cuba: Watching the Numbers

Trinidad & Tobago: The Inferno?

Morocco: A Country Divided Over Gaza

As a quorum of Arab leaders convene in Doha today, the world is wondering how their meeting might bring about a cessation of hostilities in Gaza. Yesterday, the news broke...

Barbados: Collapse Caused by Negligence

Costa Rica: After the Earthquake

A week has passed since the 6.2 Earthquake in Costa Rica, and on blogger and twitter people have been commenting on the aftermath, analyzing the relief efforts, the rescue operations...

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Pre-Inauguration Poem

Pakistan: Paypal and Ebay Services Required

Sri Lanka: Alcoholism Is A Curse

El Salvador: Campaign for the Coatepeque Lake

Panama: The Arrival of the Lagartija Theater Group

Kazakhstan: Prime-Minister Launched Blog

On January 9 the Press Office of the Government informed that Karim Massimov, the Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan, started his private, yet official blog. Last December the Prime –Minister visited Russian...

Hong Kong: Election Consultation Deferred… It's Dog-Speak!

If constructive questions like the election consultation became "dog-speak" in the eye of top ruling elites (in the form of Freudian slip), what's the function of the Legislative council? Although...

Kyrgyzstan: Should They Stay, or Should They Go Now?

Kyrgyztsan: New Head of Administration or Next President?

On 13th January Daniyar Usenov was assigned as the head of the president’s administration. The previous chief of the president’s administration Medet Sadyrkulov left his post voluntarily. He said that...