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23 December 2009

Stories from 23 December 2009

Ecuador: Government Suspends Television Channel Teleamazonas

The Ecuadorian government took the television channel Teleamazonas off the air for 72 hours for spreading false information. Critics see this move as a threat to freedom of expression.

Peru: The History of the Airline AeroPerú

Bangladesh: Marine Debris

After COP15 Copenhagen: Reactions from the African blogosphere

The 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen received broad media coverage. Many analysts have indicated that nations in Africa and the developing world stand to lose most heavily...

India: New Visa Regulation Limits Multiple Entry

Pakistan: An Eye For An Eye

Lebanon: Don't Break the Egg!

The Beirut City Centre Dome, better known as "The Egg" has been threatened with demolition since 2006. Bloggers have been launching emotional appeals to save it from being destroyed. Katharine...

Trinidad & Tobago, Caribbean: Sorrel

Trinidad & Tobago: Beginning of the End?

Puerto Rico: Tourism Enigma

Barbados: Economic Laurels?

Barbados: Customs & Christmas

Bangladesh: Inflation And The Rise Of Food Price

India: Gains From Copenhagen

Russia: Blogger Calls For Open Technical Standards

Uganda: President Says He Will Block Anti-Gay Bill

Uganda's proposed Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2009 still awaits a final decision by the country's Parliament, but the country's Daily Monitor newspaper reported Wednesday that President Yoweri Museveni has "assured the US...

Israel: Dreaming of a Utopic Middle East

Israel: Separate But Equal?

Israel: Reflections on Patience

Israel: Unwelcome Visitors in Jaffa's Ajami Mosque

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