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4 December 2009

Stories from 4 December 2009

Peru: Encounters with Taxi Driver Scams

Nepal: Cabinet Meeting At Mount Everest

Pakistan: Bomb Attack In Rawalpindi

Guinea: Attempt on Military Leader Dadis Camara's Life

According to several news sources, Captain Dadis Camara, leader of the military junta which seized power in Guinea in December 2008, was shot and wounded by one of his aides...

Sri Lanka: Up-coming President Election

India: 25 Years Of Bhopal Tragedy

Guatemala: Breaking Down the Doors of Brothels

The blog Noticias para Dios offers an inside look, both raw and literary, on the everyday life of a Guatemalan lawyer rescuing trafficked children from brothels.

Congo: Doctors without Borders tell people's stories through web video

Condition Critical is a website showcasing the stories of victims of the violence in Eastern Congo coordinated and launched by Doctors without Borders/Medecins sans Frontiers (MSF). With slideshows and first...

Trinidad & Tobago: Small Farmers

Haiti: Outrage over Lavalas Election Ban

Guyana: Meeting the Climate Change Challenge

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival Breathalyser

Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados: We are the Windies

Portuguese-speaking bloggers on World Aids Day '09

This World Aids Day Lusophone bloggers in different parts of the world reflect on the suffering caused by the human immunodeficiency virus.

Russia: Blogger Arrested For Pneumonic Plague Rumors

RuNet Echo

Ivan Peregorodiev, a 22-year-old medical student and blogger, has been arrested on December 3 for spreading rumors about pneumonic plague in the city of Saratov. Authorities accused him of disseminating...

China: The Chengdu Self-Immolation

China: AIDS patient's call for freedom and rights

Slovakia: Controversial Politician Opposes Construction of a Casino

TriGranit, one of Europe's largest property developers, in cooperation with Harrah's Entertainment, the world's largest gaming company, are to build a leisure and shopping complex with a casino in Slovakia....

Mexico: Finding the truth for abrogation of vehicle tax

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