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24 February 2009

Stories from 24 February 2009

Mexico: War on Drugs Becoming Weirder

Peru: Seven Star Hotel in Cusco

Chile: Faces Along Commute Using Transantiago

Peru: Cholesterol Levels Rising for Lima Residents

Chile: Parking Spaces for Disabled Drivers

Maldives: Mohamed Nasheed’s First 100 days

Bhutan: Happy Birthday Your Majesty

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Missing Carnival

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival Pics

Pakistan: Media Responsible

Cuba: One Year Later

Bermuda, Cayman Islands: Freedom of Info

Iran: Students protesting against martyrs re-burial are jailed

Up to 70 students from the Amir Kabir University in Tehran were arrested today, Tuesday 24th of February, while protesting against the re-burial of five anonymous Iran-Iraq War martyrs in...

India: Court Ruling Against Bloggers

India: Slumdog Millionaire Sweeps The Oscar Awards

Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire, a British social film based on a novel set out in India made a clean sweep at the The 81st Academy Awards Ceremony. Its British and...

Nigeria: Naijoo: Nigeria's Own Video Sharing Site

Kenya: Police harassment of activists

Mexico: Urban Artists in Monterrey Take to the Internet

In the streets of Monterrey, a city best known for being the industrial and technological mecca of Mexico, graffiti and other urban artists are utilizing user-friendly electronic media in order...

Hong Kong: Defending freedom of speech

On 22 Feb 09, more than a hundred Hong Kong people took on the street to voice out their concerns about the alarming shrinking of freedom of speech in Hong...

Sudan: Mourning a Great Novelist and Musings on the ICC

After a long absence, a number of fascinating Sudanese bloggers, return to the blogosphere to rant, share their thoughts on recent events and vent. They're included in this roundup along...