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25 February 2010

Stories from 25 February 2010

Dominican Republic: Colorful Characters of Carnival

Carnival celebrations in the Dominican Republic begin in February and are characterized by colorful characters that are the main attraction in festivities across the island.

Egypt: Cats can wink too

Trinidad & Tobago: J'ouvert!

Global: Concerns About Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA)

The last meeting of negotiations for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) has provoked the protest of online communities against both its content and the circumstances of their negotiations

Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana: Rights of LGBT

Barbados, Haiti: Survival

Bermuda: Southlands

Guyana: Spam You!

Nigeria: Nigerian author nominated for Commonwealth Writers Prize

D.R of Congo: Two closest capital cities in the world

Rwanda: Controversy surrounding opposition candidate

South Africa: Mr Gay World 2010 is a South African blogger

Mr. Gay World 2010 has been won by Charl van den Berg, a 28-year-old South African restaurant manager. He uses his blog to thank Nelson Mandela, his sponsors and supporters.

Cuba: Hunger Striker Dies in Havana Prison

The death of the first Cuban political prisoner to die on hunger strike since 1972 is eliciting a combination of speechlessness and outrage on the web.

Vietnam: Dad asks netizens to help find missing daughter

A Vietnamese dad has been searching for his missing daiughter for 15 years. He had gone to various places to look for his daughter. Last month, he created a website...

Macau: Alternative public sphere

Bangladesh: Hail Storm In Dhaka City

Macedonia: Grassroots Effort to Preserve Folk Music Online

Appreciation of folk music has been a distinguishing feature of the Macedonian culture, and thanks to selfless efforts of one dedicated blogger it spreads through the blogosphere, too.