Stories from 14 August 2009
New train service in Costa Rica is received with flag waving and cheering, but also several complaints and concerns.
August 5th marked the 15 year anniversary of the largest uprising of discontent the revolutionary government of Castro faced since the early years of the triumph of the revolution: The...
Cyberspace is ever more inhabited by government institutions in many countries. In Brazil, a Forum for Digital Culture has been launched to, so far, positive blogosphere reactions.
In India, the Swine flu deaths rose to twenty from ten in a matter of a couple of days. But panic is spreading more than the virus itself.