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28 September 2009

Stories from 28 September 2009

Brazil: Socio-digital Inclusion through the Lan House Revolution

The Future of ICT for Development

The poorest and most excluded population of Brazil have increasingly more access to the Internet through Local Area Networks. But, has the digital inclusion promoted by lan houses across the...

Paraguay: Favorite Places to Party in Asunción

Honduras: State of Exception Suspends Constitutional Rights

How To Add An Article In Bangla Wikipedia

B.V.I.: Heritage Tourism

Trinidad & Tobago: The Price of Progress is High

Global Voices and Blog Action Day 2009

Global Voices is an official blog partner of Blog Action Day on October 15, a global day of action where bloggers everywhere will join forces to blog about climate change.

India: The State Of Democracy

Jamaica: Gully Gaza

Maldives: Renewing Ties With Israel

Guyana: Thanks, But No Thanks

Pakistan: The way we are treated at US airports

Aruba: Election Results

Philippines: Flooding documented on citizen videos

Citizen videos were able to capture horrible scenes of loss and devastation caused by a tropical storm which struck Metro Manila and nearby provinces in the Philippines last Saturday.

Middle East: Arabisk, Blog Competition and Debate

Newly launched Arabisk is an annual competition to select the best Arabic blogs. First welcomed by bloggers, Egyptian bloggers are now complaining that they have been sidelined from the contest....

Syria: First Bloggers’ Contest Winners Announced

The winners of the first Syrian blog contest have been announced. Many bloggers commended the initiative and hoped it becomes an annual event. However, a few of them expressed some...

Philippines: Helping flood victims through social media

A tropical storm hit many parts of Metro Manila and nearby provinces in the Philippines last Saturday. Social networking sites were flooded with personal stories, photos and videos of the...

Japan: Lessons in Communication from the Hatoyama Essay

When an online Op-Ed piece by current Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama appeared in the New York Times just days before the Lower House elections last month, national reaction ranged from...

Venezuela: Expectations for the Oliver Stone Documentary

The trailer for the documentary called “South of the Border” from U.S. filmmaker Oliver Stone, which profiles Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, has been a topic within Venezuelan blogosphere.

Russia: Kronstadt Photos

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