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20 February 2009

Stories from 20 February 2009

Worldwide: 2,500 Languages Disappearing

An interactive map of endangered languages, showing 2,500 out of 6,000 tongues at risk, has been released by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The international organization...

Indigenous Activists Seek New .indigi Domain

Marginalized and oppressed for centuries, indigenous peoples – native communities around the world often considered minorities by states – are seeking Internet autonomy. Encouraged by the opportunity to create new...

Exposing Egypt's drug trade

Egypt: The 64th anniversary of “the princess of the mountain’

Egypt: Because he is Japanese

Martinique: President Sarkozy

Egypt: Comedy Channels Disgraceful

Algeria: Elections Forecast

Africa: Journalists Blogging From Africa

Guadeloupe: Local media under pressure

Guadeloupe: Where is it exactly?

Guadeloupe, Corsica: Same situation? Same claims?

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: Change? Really?

Barbados: Hotel Construction Stopped

Bahamas: Say “No” to Violence vs. Women

Cuba: Women in Jazz

Bermuda: Budget Day

Jamaica: The Power of Words

Paraguay: Mistake During Her Time as Nanny

Armenia: Remembering the Budapest Murder

Yesterday marked the fifth anniversary of the murder of 26-year old Gurgen Margarian, an Armenian officer attending a NATO Partnership for Peace program in Budapest, Hungary. Killed in his sleep...