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5 February 2010

Stories from 5 February 2010

Jamaica, Caribbean: Tributes to Rex Nettleford, 1933-2010

The late Rex Nettleford — scholar, dancer, choreographer — who died on 2 February, was a cultural icon in Jamaica and elsewhere in the Caribbean. Bloggers pay tribute to "a...

Argentina: The Controversy Over Ex-President Kirchner's Purchase of Currency

The recent news about the purchase of two million dollars by the former President Néstor Kirchner back in October 2008, at a time when the international financial crisis was beginning,...

Pakistan: Beware Of The Nationalist Campaign

Pakistan: Two More Blasts In Karachi

Pakistan: The Dr. Aafia Siddiqui Verdict

Haiti: Help from Neighbours

Sri Lanka: On Independence Day

Jamaica: R.I.P. Huie

Bangladesh: Slum Children For A Clean City

Barbados: Dangerous Driving

Jamaica: Athletes of the Decade

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Wisdom of Children

Bangladesh: BRAC In Pakistan

Taiwan: Blogger meets with former President

Digital library of Lao manuscripts

Laos: Declining number of elephants

Laos: 450 Year Road

Haiti: Russian Interpol Officer Blogs About Disaster

RuNet Echo

A Russian Interpol officer in Haiti shares his accounts of the disaster and its aftermath on his blog.

Ukraine: Yanukovych Campaign Ad in Crimean Tatar

Ukraine: “The Perfect Pickle”

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