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4 June 2009

Stories from 4 June 2009

Jordan: Air France Tragedy and the Bermuda Triangle

Bahrain: Blogging Questions

Bahrain: Fighting Fat at 40

Bahrain: On Saudi Arabia's Corporal Punishment

Brazil: Land reform or deforestation boost for the Amazon?

Brazilian president Lula da Silva has a controversial bill that will legitimize land-grabbing in the Amazon prior to 2004 on his hands. Will the law help the forest escape further...

Translator of the week: Carolina Chandra Rumuat

Carolina Chandra Rumuat is spinning a new planet in the Global Voices/Lingua galaxy of languages: Global Voices in Bahasa Indonesia. Say what? In Bahasa Indonesia, the official language of no...

USA: Journalists to Stand Trial in North Korea

On June 4, two American journalists will stand trial in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) for illegal entry into the country. The two women, Laura Ling and...

Dominica: Going Green?

U.S. Virgin Islands: Mild Season?

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Mas’ 2009

Jamaica, Barbados: H1N1 Cases

The right to know in Fiji

Fiji: Five taxicab conversations

China: Why blocking popular social websites?

Arab World: What are Arabs waiting for?

Two bloggers on either side of the Arab world are mulling over the condition of Arabs, from the ocean to the gulf. One asks how long we will sit back...

Jordan: SMS Updates on Obama's Cairo Speech

Russia: “Letters from Russia”

Canada, Russia: Mikhail Lennikov's Case

Russia: “Lenin's Suit”