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14 December 2009

Stories from 14 December 2009

Canada said what? Phishing Spoof at Climate Change Summit

The Canadian government supposedly released an angry statement today, denouncing a spoof that supposedly made it as far as the Wall Street Journal, claiming that Canada had shifted its policy...

Sierra Leone: Money, ATMS, financial institutions in Sierra Leone

Kenya: Photos of Maasai Mara

Guatemala: Stories and Artisan Crafts from The Ixil Triangle

Towns Santa María Nebaj, San Juan Cotzal and San Gaspar Chajul form the Ixil Triangle, located north of the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes. Because of its traditional hand-crafted clothing, the...

Colombia: Children Dying of Hunger

Dominican Republic: The Cost of a .do Domain

Africa: My African experiences

Caribbean: New Media & Celebrity Fascination

The fascination with celebrities has always been at a fever pitch, but in the current age of new media and consumer-generated content, it’s at an all-time high. While Caribbean bloggers...

Dominica: Copenhagen Expectations

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Plastic Pollution

St. Lucia: Considering the Blind

Cuba: Say What?

Tunisia: Student Jailed for Media Interview

Tunisian activists have started a Facebook group and a blog in support of Mohamed Soudani, 24, who disappeared on October 22, 2009, in Tunisia, after giving interviews to Radio Monte...

South Korea: An Open Letter to Steve Jobs on Iphone

China: Another elite's suicide – the story of Yang Yuanyuan

YANG Yuanyuan, a 30-year-old postgraduate at Shanghai Maritime University, hanged herself in her bathroom on November 25. She told her mother that knowledge cannot change destiny on the day before she...

Americas: Internet velocity in the Continent

Greece: Riots and Police Brutality Commemorate Teenager's Death

Riots broke out in Athens and Thessaloniki during memorial gatherings for a 15-year old named Alexandros Grigoropoulos who was shot dead by police on December 6, 2008. Ample citizen media...

ICT4D: Past mistakes, future wisdom

The Future of ICT for Development

What makes an ICT4D project fizzle out? What are the common mistakes that donors, planners and implementers make when trying to run an ICT4D project? Practitioners discuss in a public...

Nepal: When Politicians milk death threats

Dispatch from Copenhagen: Demands for Climate Justice

Saffah Faroog is one of four Global Voices Authors in Copenhagen during the United Nations Climate Change Summit covering the lively conversations occurring in the blogosphere surrounding COP15.

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