Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

17 March 2009

Stories from 17 March 2009

Sri Lanka: Form Of Charity

Pakistan: A Proud Event

China:Parliament ridiculed for its fancy proposals

The Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the nation's parliament of more than 2,000 delegates, ended in Beijing on 12, March, with pledges to help maintain steady and relatively speedy economic...

Bangladesh: Floating Hospital

Colombia: Documenting the trucker's life on the road

What is life like when you are constantly on the road? Blogger Francisco Cárdenas, best known for his blog Cine al Oído, has set out to experience that and share...

El Salvador: Blogger Reactions to Mauricio Funes Victory

Various blogs from El Salvador posted their reactions to the news of the victory by FMLN candidate Mauricio Funes in the March 15 Presidential election with 51% of the vote....

Tunisia: Remembering Tunisia's First Internet Prisoner

Tunisian Zouhair Yahyaoui will always be remembered among Tunisian activists as someone who had sacrificed his life for the struggle for freedom of speech. Four years after his death from...

Jamaica: Windies Winners?

Bermuda: Eye on Madagascar

Jamaica, Dominica: Carbon Neutral?

Taiwan: Defense review in the news

Trinidad & Tobago: Phagwa Pics

Zimbabwe: Honoring Ordinary Heroes

Cuba: Six Years After

Zimbabwe: Massive discrepancies in medical costs

Bermuda: Transparency Progress

Jamaica: Being Positive

Azerbaijan: A strange country

Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe in a bullet-proof vest

The Pope in Cameroon (1): Yaoundé Clean Up Controversy

Pope Benedict XVI is visiting Cameroon from 17 to 20 March 2009. This has led the government to take some radical clean-up measures, which have caused a lot of controversy...