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24 June 2010

Stories from 24 June 2010

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Peru: Chess World Champions Visit Lima

  24 June 2010

For two days, Lima hosted the two chess champions, Gary Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov. They both came for an exhibition game, where they played against 25 children. Although football is the king of all sports in Peru, and in spite of Peruvian chess being banned from international competitions, the news didn't go unnoticed for some bloggers.

India:

  24 June 2010

Dheera Sujan at South Asia Wired highlights the works of an organization named ‘I Hear Foundation’, which is “working with hearing impaired kids and their parents to help diagnose, treat, and then help the children assimilate into a hearing world”.

Nepal: Copy Paste News

  24 June 2010

XNepali shows ‘the lack of technical reporters in Nepali journalism’ and ‘how rampant copy-paste journalism is there in the internet’.

El Salvador: Transparency Begins with Citizens

  24 June 2010

Carlos Abraham Rodriguez [es] says he would like to see more transparency from the government of El Salvador; but he also adds that it is the citizen's responsibility to ask for it and to support initiatives that will make the government more transparent.

Paraguay: Match Against New Zealand Paralyzes Country

  24 June 2010

Paraguay is playing New Zealand in the World Cup for their opportunity to make it to the second round. The blog Rescatar [es] reports that buses that are normally packed in the morning were empty today; and, although productivity is down, everyone is hopeful about the result.

Japan: A Hayao Miyazaki Profile

  24 June 2010

Trevor Hogg at Flickeringmyth [en] dedicates a series of five posts [en] to the master of Japanese animation Hayao Miyazaki [en]. In the first post, the blogger describes the beginning of the career of the Oscar winner filmaker.

Jamaica: ‘Dudus” Hearing Today

  24 June 2010

“Dudus is to have his hearing at 10:00 a.m. at Harman Barracks, Up Park Camp (the army base in Jamaica)” today: Girl With a Purpose explains what to expect.

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