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22 June 2010

Stories from 22 June 2010

India: The Saga Of The Tele-evangelist

Sans Serif highlights the curious case of tele-evangelist Zakir Naik & tele-journalist Shekhar Gupta.

Nepal: The Twitterati And The World Cup Conversations

Dinesh Wagle at United We Blog! for a Democratic Nepal rounds up Nepali Twitter users’ conversations on the football world cup.

India, Pakistan: On Friendship Between Two Countries

Chowrangi questions why do Indians and Pakistanis have to hate each other?

Trinidad & Tobago: Football & Fete

B.C. Pires has figured out the difference between World Cup football and Trinidad and Tobago Carnival.

Cuba: Letter for Ferrer

“Just know I will be watching. And as I have done for almost 5 years on my blog, I will be holding you and your government to account what it...

Barbados: Slow Decisions

Barbados Underground is concerned about “the slow pace of decision making in government.”

Mexico: A Politicians Guide to Campaigning using Social Media

Pepe Flores [es] from Vivir México [es] has come up with a two-part guide for politicians who want to use social media when campaigning. Part 1 [es] includes: personalizing your...

Peru: Oil Spill in Rio Marañon

Globalizado [es] reports on an oil spill in Rio Marañon in the Loreto region of Peru; the river is the only source of water for 28 native communities. The post also...

Haiti: Farmers fighting against Monsanto's seeds

Espas Ayisyen Toulouse republishes [Fr] Haitian Peasant Movement of Papaye‘s (PMP) official declaration after their long demonstration against the deal between the Haitian Government and the American firm Monsanto, to...

Guadeloupe: Our first soldier killed in Afghanistan

Blogger Gwakafwika expresses [Fr Creole] his sadness with the death of a 27-year-old Guadeloupean native soldier serving in the French Army, in Afghanistan last week.

Nigeria: Reactions to Sani Kaita's red card on Facebook

Nigerian football fans are deeply divided over Sani Kaita who was sent off in Nigeria's second Group B 2010 FIFA World Cup match against Greece for kicking Vasilis Torosidis. Nigeria...

China: Advertisement from One Immigration Agency

PH from Veggie Discourse translated an advertisement from an immigration agency telling its customers why they should migrate to the America.

China: Online World Cup sick leave doctor note

Want to watch World Cup rather than going to work? You can buy sick leave doctor online! (more from Shanghaiist)

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