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6 August 2010

Stories from 6 August 2010

Peru: Markarián Hired to Lead National Football Team

The Peruvian Football Federation recently hired Uruguayan coach Sergio Markarián to lead the national team towards the goal of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup. Markarían's nickname is the "Magician"...

El Salvador: The Beatification Cause of Archbishop Romero

Hungary: A Controversial Interview With Former Communist Leader

Marietta Le follows the public discussion of Hungary's pre-1989 past, inspired by a documentary about Béla Biszku, who served as the country's Interior Minister from 1957 to 1961 and was...

Serbia: Digital School Project

Danica Radovanovic writes about Digital School, a state-funded project that would allow to set up digital classrooms in Serbia's primary schools, and discusses some of the challenges that need to...

Russia: a Blogger That Wrote to Putin about Wildfires Regrets Writing

Pakistan: Stereotyping Hindus

El Salvador: The Festivals Month of August

Nepal: Bloggers Meet Online

Guatemala: The Ruins of La Recolección

Dominican Republic: Long Lines at Santo Domingo University

India: Paid News Scandal

Guatemala: Sustainability of Forests in Totonicapán

Costa Rica: Community Input on Creative Commons License Draft

Haiti: Wyclef & the Presidency

Anguilla: Freedom of Information

Jamaica: Independence Day

Trinidad & Tobago: The Politics of Flooding

Jamaica: New Politics?

Russia: Fires, Rynda and Putin Create Internet Meme

RuNet Echo

The coverage of Russian fires on the blogosphere took a different turn when notorious Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin replied to one of the posts on LiveJournal, popular blogging platform...

Hong Kong: Cop-slapper