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16 October 2009

Stories from 16 October 2009

Morocco: Praise for Islamic Finance

Morocco: Banking fees uncovered

Morocco: Blogoma participates in Blog Action Day

Moroccan bloggers expressed their concern for the environment on Blog Action Day 2009, which focused on climate change this year. Water scarcity and energy dominated the conversation, reports Anas Alaoui.

Morocco: Next Earth Day to be held in Morocco

Bermuda: PATI Pending

Puerto Rico: Reflections on the National Strike

On October 15, thousands of Puerto Ricans flooded the streets to protest the government's lay-off of around 17,000 government employees. Flows of information, opinions, videos and images traveled through the...

Cuba: Journalism Prize Winner Denied Permission to Leave Cuba

Yoani Sánchez, Cuban blogger writing in Generacion Y blog, was once again denied permission to leave the island nation of Cuba to go receive the 2009 Maria Moors Cabot journalism...

Namibia: Petition to end forced sterilisation

China: How old is the motherland?

China: From class struggle to marry

Botswana: Monitoring Elections Using Blogs, SMS and Twitter

Parliamentary and council representative elections are taking place in Botswana today, October 16, 2009. A number of journalists are using new media tools to report and monitor the elections.

Israel: Civil Marriage Good for Women's Rights

Israel: Future Gay Tourist Hub?

Israel: Sviva Israel is Best Practice in Social Media

Israel: Charitable Giving at Every Level

Israel: What Other Countries Eat

Israel: Exploring Hebrew's Latin Roots

Israel: Can Tel Aviv Become a Biking Mecca?

Israel:Blog Action Day for the Environment

On Blog Action Day, October 15, Israeli bloggers were already looking ahead to October 24 when environmental organizations, activists, and bloggers too, are planning a day of climate change protest...

Posts in Portuguese on Blog Action Day '09

Portuguese-speaking bloggers from various countries have joined global bloggers on Blog Action Day to reach readers and raise awareness of climate change.

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