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17 August 2009

Stories from 17 August 2009

Brazil: Newspaper tries to silence a blog and the blogosphere reacts

USA: “I am getting deported on Wednesday”

Herta Llusho is a 19-year old student at risk of being deported from the United States to Albania. Bloggers at and other immigrant rights blogs are calling on Americans...

Bhutan: Boost For The Media

Caribbean: Bolt Does It Again!

Olympic gold medalist and world record holder in the 100 and 200 meter events, Jamaican Usain Bolt, sprinted to an even more impressive victory this past weekend at the IAAF...

Sri Lanka: Images Of The Flood In An IDP Camp

India: Media And Shahrukh Khan's Detention

Armenia: Environmental activist charged with libel

Sri Lanka: From The Blogosphere

Jamaica: Garvey's Birthday

Trinidad & Tobago, Cuba, U.S.V.I.: Eye on the Weather

Barbados: Goddard Passes Away

Bermuda: Business Savvy

Japan: Food self-sufficiency ratio calculation

Mexico: Anniversary of Fall of Aztec Empire

Azerbaijan: Sheki

Dominican Republic: Cyber-Journalism Olympics

Bolivia: Divided Opposition

Japan: Bean Curd

South Korea: Gendered Health Drinks

China: Rape and beatings in a Beijing “black jail” hotel