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23 April 2009

Stories from 23 April 2009

Russia, Turkey: Circassian Diaspora

Window on Eurasia writes about the Circassian diaspora in Turkey and Russo-Turkish relations.

Russia: Kadyrov's “Victories”

Window on Eurasia comments on the end of counter-terrorism operation in Chechnya and writes that no Chechens will be drafted into the Russian army this year.

Guatemala: Collaborative Publishing of the Book TRANS 2.0

In celebration of World Book Day, Guatemalan author and blogger Julio Serrano asked 50 of his friends and readers to publish different parts of his book TRANS 2.0 on their...

Mexico: Zona Maco Art Fair

Zona Maco is Mexico City's annual art fair begins this week and Daniel Hernandez of Intersections has options for the various activities taking place.

Ecuador: Animal Protection in Loja

The Ecuador Animal Protection was created in Loja to protect and defend animals from abuse and mistreatment writes Voces Lojanas [es].

Nicaragua: Protesting Flor de Caña Rum For Poor Working Conditions

Groups are protesting the Pellas company, which produces the Flor de Caña rum in Nicaragua because of the health problems reported by its workers said to have been caused by...

Ecuador: Introducing the Presidential Candidates

Inka Art [es] introduces the presidential candidates in the upcoming Ecuadorian elections.

Japan: Green deal

Martin J Frid blogs about Japan environment minister's plan of a “green deal” to to boost the economy and the environment.

Japan: Place to visit in Tokyo

Mari Kanazawa recommends a number of touristic sites to visit in Tokyo.

Australians divided by Durban II boycott

The decision by the Rudd government of Australia to boycott the United Nations Conference on Racism in Durban was a controversial one. GV author Kevin Rennie gathers reactions of Australian...

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