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5 October 2009

Stories from 5 October 2009

Costa Rica: Ex President sentenced to 5 years of prison for corruption charges

Costa Rica's expresident Calderon sentenced to 5 years in prison for corruption charges, with many citizens hanging on to every word of the verdict through streaming, twitter and blogs.

Libya: Queen Fatima Dies

Jordan: Honour Crime

Morocco: Arabisk Results

Dubai: Candy Anyone?

Saudi Arabia: Jeddah Girl

Jordan: Religion Vs Marriage

Georgia: An Azeri Wedding

Last weekend Global Voices Online's Caucasus Editor and an Azerbaijani blogger visited the ethnic Azeri village of Karajala in Georgia. The visit marked the first time two bloggers on Armenia...

Trinidad & Tobago: Thinking Out of the Box

Barbados: Death by Bullying

Barbados: About Polanski

Jamaica: Breast Cancer Awareness

Aruba: “Election Reflection”

ICTs and the spread of indigenous knowledge

The Future of ICT for Development

Practitioners of indigenous knowledge increasingly use the media to exchange ideas and publicize traditional learning to the larger world. What happens when such local practices go global?

Pakistan: Just For Pakistan Blog Blocked?

Bangladesh: Creating Hope and Opportunity in Haiti

Sri Lanka: The Legend Of Deepawali

Japan: Rubbish sculpture

China: Thoughts on democracy

China and Taiwan: Uyghur Exile to Sue Taiwanese Government?