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17 February 2010

Stories from 17 February 2010

Singapore Airshow 2010

Cambodia: “Please don't walk through the mass grave”

Myanmar: Half a million cyclone victims still homeless

Morocco: To Valentine or Not to Valentine?

In Morocco, as in many countries, celebrating Valentine's Day has caught on as a modern expression of love. In major cities, storefronts stock candy hearts and teddy bears, but, as...

Russia: When Politicians Go Online

When more and more Russian politicians become bloggers and seek the help of PR firms to develop and manage their blogs, people wonder about the future of the Russian blogosphere...

Honduras: Supporting Local Tourism

Honduran blogger Guillermo Anderson is a big believer in how local tourism can help his country. He has friends who have made great sacrifices to build their small businesses and...

China: Amateur short film satirizes internet censorship

Famous amateur film-maker, Hu Ge, has recently made a new satirical piece on the Internet censorship in China. The 7-minute piece, ‘Animal World: the Home-living Animal’ is styled as an...

Ecuador: Saraguro Culture Blog

Colombia: Slogans During Election Season

Peru: Police Officer Protest for Higher Salaries

Bolivia: Carnaval Celebrations Suspended Due to Bad Weather

Africa: Colonialism alive and well after 50 years of independence

2010 will mark the 50th year of francophone African countries' independence from Belgium and France. While official celebrations are under way, debate about colonialism, past and present, is simmering on...

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