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2 December 2009

Stories from 2 December 2009

Peru: Students Complain After Charge on Raffle Tickets

Ukraine: Charity

Serbia: More on the Late Patriarch Pavle

Romania: Presidential Election, Round One

Hungary: A News Roundup

Brazil: Hacking for transparency and the right to information

Technology for Transparency Network

Brazilians have started to debate their 'Right to Information'. While a bill has been introduced in the congress, cyberactivists are hacking their way toward enforcing transparency and access to public...

Russia: Internet Providers Block Separatist Web site

Bhutan: Grades vs Education

India: Storey Telling Key To Marketing Success

Morocco: Jail for Chakib Khayari

Morocco: For Your Reading Pleasure

Bangladesh: Indigenous People

Bangladesh: Overcrowded Marine Transports

Gross National Happiness: Bring It Home To Roost

Upon the conclusion of the 5th conference on Gross National Happiness (GNH) in Brazil, Bhutanese bloggers share their views on how the concept seems to be taken more seriously in...

Bahamas: Sick & Tired

Trinidad & Tobago: If Only…

Trinidad & Tobago: Writing on the Wall

Jamaica: Dry as a Bone

Guyana: Christmas Reading

Namibia: The role of new media in 2009 elections

Namibia's presidential and national assembly elections took place on 27–28 November 2009. Political parties and non-governmental organisations used a number of social media tools to campaign, monitor and report on...