6 May 2010

Stories from 6 May 2010

Guyana: Portuguese Past

  6 May 2010

Repeating Islands highlights an article by “Sr. Mary Noel Menezes, a Sister of Mercy and an emeritus professor at the University of Guyana [who] gives a historical account of Portuguese migration to Guyana.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Reality Elections

  6 May 2010

This Beach Called Life says: “The election results on May 24th, regardless of who wins, will be interesting as it will show what the country isn’t willing to tolerate …”, while KnowTnT.com offers this gem: “‘You know what de difference is between de election an’ reality television?’ Wait for it…...

Cuba: Legal Process

  6 May 2010

Laritza's Laws & Cuban Legal Advisor blogs about the legal process surrounding the “trial of independent journalist Dania Virgen Garcia.”

Kyrgyzstan: Much work to be done

One of the most notable pieces to surface  on local media platform Kloop last week was posted by Burul Usmanaliev, and related to an attack on the ownership of a trout farm in the village of Vorontsovka, just outside Bishkek. The attack took place at around 4.30 am on April...

Colombia: A Day Without Cars in Medellín

  6 May 2010

The city of Medellín recently celebrated the Day Without Cars, where motor vehicles were prohibited from the streets of the Colombian city. As a way to raise awareness about the effects of vehicles on the environment, many enjoyed the break, but it also affected some sectors of society.

Russia: Communist May Day; Monstration

More on this past weekend's rallies in Russia: Sean Guillory writes about and posts pictures from the May Day Communist rally in Moscow; Julia Ioffe writes about Monstration, “an ostentatiously artsy and apolitical protest”; LJ user kashin and Maya Shelkovnikova post pictures (RUS) from the Monstration rally in Novosibirsk; photos...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Stay up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details. Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency

No thanks, show me the site