Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

15 March 2010

Stories from 15 March 2010

Justice for Timor. A 2010 point of view.

East Timor: Portuguese Language Under Attack

Timor Police Ninja Operation

There has been much ado about "ninjas" in Timor-Leste recently. The police ordered a crackdown against these criminal "ninja" groups but some suggest that the matter is being overblown and...

Jordan: Truck Loads of Creativity

Palestine: Bashing Islam Vs Criticizing Israel

Saudi Arabia: Mating Dates

Saudi Arabia: Saudi Women, Foreign Husbands

Qatar: Paper Apology

Qatar: Tent needed for Animal Shelter

Saudi Arabia: Journalist Leaves to be with Canadian Husband

Saudi Arabia: Introducing Saudi Life

Costa Rica: Bicycles, Birthdays and Teachers

Costa Rica: New Traffic Law Takes Effect

The new Traffic Law in Costa Rica recently went into effect, which raised the amount of fines and allowed for a higher blood-alcohol level for drunk drivers, of which Costa...

Trinidad & Tobago: New vs. Traditional Media

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Water Shortage

Trinidad & Tobago: More on Hart

Jamaica: Extradition Issue

France: Blogtrotters video blog sheds light on global issues

Egypt: Will Skype be Blocked!?

There are rumours that the Egyptian government is going to block Skype. Bloggers react to the unconfirmed news in this post.

Kazakhstan: Flood Kills 47, Leaves Hundreds Homeless

Thousands of people were moved out of threatened areas after two dams burst in Kazakhstan on Thursday and Friday. The tragedy has taken place in the Aksuisky district north of...