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18 May 2009

Stories from 18 May 2009

USA: National Ethnic Media Awards Winners 2009

Egypt: Stop the Culling of Pigs Petition Launched

Saudi Arabia: Municipal Elections Put off for Two Years

Sri Lanka: Bloggers react to the death of the LTTE leader

The government of Sril Lanka announced via state media and SMS today (Monday, May 18, 2009) afternoon that the leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), Vellupillai Prabhakaran,...

Nepal: Madhav Kumar Nepal Will Be The Next Prime Minister

Sri Lanka: Prabhakaran, The King Maker Is Dead

Caribbean: Bloggers React to Walcott's Withdrawal

St. Lucian-born Derek Walcott is truly a West Indian man. He has been embraced by literature lovers of countless other regional territories who identify with his writing and see the...

India: Five Truths About The Election

Sri Lanka: Is It Really Over?

Japan: Video by Eric Testroete

Myanmar: 150th Anniversary of the Founding of Mandalay City

Mandalay, the last royal capital of Myanmar, celebrated its 150th anniversary with a three-day festival event from May 14 to May 16. GV Author TAN translates a few posts written...

Uruguay: The Passing of Writer Mario Benedetti

Uruguayan writer and poet Mario Benedetti passed away on May 17 at the age of 88. Benedetti is extremely important to Uruguayan society, especially because of his history as an...

Trindad & Tobago: Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word

Haiti, Dominican Republic: Repercussions

Barbados: Budget Speech

Jamaica: Bolt Takes to the Street

Guyana: Prayer Calling

Haiti: Flag Day

Hong Kong: Donald Tsang, please die!

Last week, the public was outraged by the Chief Executive Donald Tsang‘s remark on June 4 Incident in the Legislative Council's policy address in May 13. When asked about his...

China: Thoughts on how to do “small” business