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15 January 2010

Stories from 15 January 2010

Haiti: Blogging daily updates on human and logistical situation

Haiti: Getting the Word Out

Those of us outside of Haiti can only imagine the stark reality of daily life in the earthquake's aftermath - but amidst attempts to find loved ones, efforts to administer...

Haiti: History of Earthquakes

Mauritania: Hanevy Ould Dahah Remains Imprisoned

In June of 2009, Global Voices Advocacy was the first to report that Mauritanian editor Hanevy Ould Dahah, who runs leftist site Taqadoumy, had been arrested over a comment left...

Barbados, DR, Haiti: Good vs. Evil

Barbados, Haiti: Helping our Neighbours

Colombia: President Álvaro Uribe's Bid for Third Term

While Colombian President Álvaro Uribe has expressed an interest in running for a third consecutive term, changes in the Constitution are needed to allow this. A recent recommendation by the...

Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti: Making a List

Jamaica, Haiti: Help to Haiti

Egypt: Stuff Younger Generations Won't Know

Haiti: Bastion of Music Education Destroyed

Trinidad & Tobago: Remember the Tax?

Nigeria: Nigerian bloggers take on would-be bomber Umar Abdulmutallab

On December 25th, the world was taken by surprise when news broke that Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, a 23-year-old Nigerian citizen, had nearly succeeded in detonating explosives on a Northwest Airlines...

Bangladesh, India: Positive Outcomes Of Sheikh Hasina's Visit

Haiti: Renowned Haitians announced dead

Though communicating inside and outside Haiti has been a huge challenge and most people have not been able to have reliable -if any - information concerning their relatives and friends,...

Egypt: Bloggers arrested over Naga Hammady Visit

Egypt today arrested 20 bloggers who were visiting Naga Hammady in Upper Egypt to pass their respects to those killed in a sectarian outburst on January 7. Seven people were...

Haiti: Rescuing Survivors, Searching for the Missing

Here are just a few of the online networks and databases which have mobilized in the last few days to help relatives abroad locate family and direct urgently needed help...

Haiti: Finding Trapped Survivors Using Twitter

Uzbekistan: War of the monuments

14th January is celebrated as the Day of Defender of the Motherland in Uzbekistan. On the eve of this day, a grand opening ceremony of the monument “Oath to the...

Haiti: Oxfam streams Survivor testimonies and takes questions

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