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27 August 2010

Stories from 27 August 2010

Ecuador: Journalist Jorge Ortiz Leaves Important Television Channel

Guatemala: Indigenous Teacher and Artist Kidnapped and Murdered

An increasing spiral of violence has impacted different communities in rural Guatemala. This time, the victim was a respected rural teacher, spiritual guide, dancer and artist from Sololá: Lisandro Guarcax.

Japan: iPads in the Sumo stables

Pakistan: Relief Efforts – Report From The Ground

Some times it requires a real experience to truly feel the magnanimity of a situation. In this post we share some reports from Global Voices author Salman Latif in Multan...

Angola: Armament Compared with Brazil and Israel

Ghana: Recycled Bolga Baskets

Nigeria: Am I the last hope of my generation?

Uganda: The Expat/Ugandan Dynamic

Mexico: Wikileaks Releases Mexican Documents

Moldova: Mock Independence Day Greetings

Japan: Eyebrows raised by China’s rise to number two

This month the Japanese government admitted that spending China has stolen its thunder becoming the second largest economy after the US. But this announcement hasn't surprised many Japanese people who...

Russia: Blog Roundup at SiberianLight

Cuba: Double Standard

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Redemption

Anguilla: One Step Back

Taiwan: Tell the difference between Yukata and Kimono

Infographic of China’s Social Media equivalents

Trinidad & Tobago: Educating the Ministry

North Korea: Former President Carter Rescued A Detained American from North Korea

Iran: Jailed blogger Goudarzi receives NPC award

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