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13 July 2010

Stories from 13 July 2010

Costa Rica: The Power of Blogs

Paraguay: The president's alleged tweets

FERNANDO LUGO, the president of Paraguay, denies writing messages to an opposition senator on Twitter. This raises two questions: How easy is it to confirm an identity on a social...

Mozambique: Fallout from US blacklisting

Uruguay: La Celeste is Received by Multitude in Montevideo

Colombia: Uproar After Former FARC Hostage Íngrid Betancourt Seeks Compensation

Rescued two years ago after being kidnapped by FARC in 2002, French-Colombian citizen Íngrid Betancourt is now claiming millions in government compensation for her 6-year captivity. The uproar caused by...

Europe, U.S.A.: Poll on Burqa Ban Shows Opposite Viewpoints

Iran: Sounds and Silence

Iran: Strike in Bazaar

Mexico: Technology Changing the Spanish Language

Brazil: Jokes and the World Cup Octopus

Brazil: Medium Image represents the FIFA World Cup 2014?

India: Multitasking And Lackluster Performance

Russia: Picnic at Putin's dacha

Pakistan: Iranian Scientist Seeks Refuge in Pakistani Embassy

Bangladesh: Coming Home

Russia-Belarus-Kazakhstan: Customising customs

Cameroon: The Death of Pius Njawé, a Freedom of Speech Pioneer

Bahrain: Stubbing it Out!

With the Muslim Holy month of Ramadan (month of fasting) fast approaching, Bahraini blogger Tawfeeq Al Rayash is hitting two birds with one stone. He is fasting for three months...

Global: A Contest to Promote Youth-Driven Media in The Francophone Regions

Cuba: Remembering the Massacre

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