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14 May 2010

Stories from 14 May 2010

China: Is there a place in education for high culture?

Is there a place for liberal education in today’s modern society, where competition for jobs is fierce, and occupations are increasingly specialized and technical? An April issue of the Southern...

Liberia: Founder and blog manage meet for first time

Niger: Saving lives with text messages

Niger is currently experiencing food crisis that threatens more than half of the country's 14 million people. The United Nations has called for urgent humanitarian action. One blogger for Concern...

Puerto Rico: 99 Years

Cuba: Remembering Zapata

Puerto Rico: Tensions arise at the student strike

It has been over 20 days since the students of the largest campus (in Río Piedras) of the state-run University of Puerto Rico (UPR) paralyzed the academic operations in order...

Netherlands: Twitter campaign against violation of privacy

Haiti: Help or Hindrance?

Trinidad & Tobago: Election Possibilities

Bermuda: Media Council

Uzbekistan: Andijan Massacre, 5 years after

Yesterday, May 13, marked five years since Uzbek security troops killed hundreds of anti-government protesters in the city of Andijan. People were protesting against harsh socio-economic environment and repressive politics...

China reconnects Xinjiang

After more than 10 months of near to complete online darkness, internet service resumed Friday in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, according to a notice from the Xinjiang Government News Office,. The...

Colombia: Indigenous Communities of Cauca Caught in Middle of Clashes

Mexico: High Temperatures in the Capital

Macedonia: Bloggers Celebrate 1945 Victory Over Fascism

Several Macedonian bloggers joined the May 9 celebration of victory over fascism in World War II.

Ukraine: Village Life