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15 June 2010

Stories from 15 June 2010

Brazil: Stefhany, Authentic Pop Star Rises from the Web

Stefhany is known as “Beyonce from Piauí”. Her first video “Eu sou Stefhany” [I am Stefhany], uploaded to Youtube by a friend and fan, has had almost 2 million views...

Guatemala: Beauty Pageant Includes “Foot Bool” Float

Mexico: 10,000 Orphans

Bhutan: Breast Envy

Russia: New Websites to Promote Modernist Islam

India: Desipundit Is No More

Russia: Online Media Exempt From Comments Responsibility

The Idea Of Pakistan And The Sects

Kazakhstan: “Leader of the Nation” Mission Complete

As was reported, on May 13, the parliament of Kazakhstan adopted a set of amendments labeled as The Law on Leader of the Nation, as they were meant to attach...

Bangladesh: The Nimtoli Inferno

India: Bhopal Gas Tragedy Tweets

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Viva the Vuvuzela

Cuba: Ferrer's Trial Date

Trinidad & Tobago: R.I.P. “Bookmann”

Jamaica: Waiting for ‘Dudus’

Jamaica: Art & Ammo

Kenya: Bloggers react to Uhuru Park bomb blast

Six people were killed and 75 injured in an explosion at a political rally in Nairobi on Sunday. The rally was organized by the "No" team, which opposes the passing...

Trinidad & Tobago: In Through the Out Door

Outlish is a new online magazine targeted at young adult Trinbagonians. It showcases people who are going after their dreams and features fresh perspectives on issues that readers obviously relate...

Fiji: Tackling the land tenure issue

Because of its ties to ethnicity, culture and a growing import food bill, land tenure is one of Fiji’s most pressing problems. The government will soon attempt to reform the...

Afghanistan: Death of al-Qaeda's leader

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