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8 September 2010

Stories from 8 September 2010

Getting to Know the Global Voices Latin America Team

The Global Voices Latin America team of volunteer authors has grown over the past three years. During this transition and the presentation of a new Regional Editor, Silvia Viñas, let's...

Japan, Brazil: Dirty Hearts, a movie on first-generation Japanese-Brazilians after WW2

Sri Lanka: A Day To Remember

First Pakistani Tennis player to qualify for the Finals of US Open

Nepal: Gokarna Aunsi – The Fathers’ Day

China: Afterthoughts following the New Zealand earthquake

News of the lack of direct casualties and minimal damage done in New Zealand's earthquake this past week has provoked widespread discussion over how far China has come since the...

Kenya: Koroga Enchants

Africa: African Merchants in Ancient China

South Africa: South Africa's Strike Season

Malawi: Literacy beyond reading and writing

Zimbabwe: What makes a Zimbabwean hero?

Chile: Bands and Soloists on Twitter

Guatemala: 100 Good Things Before September 15

Paraguay: Media Ignores Execution of Three Indians

St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Barbados: “Sense of the Sensless”

Brazil: A guide to tech for transparency projects in the 2010 elections

Technology for Transparency Network

Brazil is awash in online technology for transparency and accountability projects in the run-up to its October 2010 presidential elections. Manuella Ribeiro gives us a tour through some of the...

Haiti: MINUSTAH & Violence

Trinidad & Tobago: Budget Day

Colombia: Hiperbarrio Bloggers on Violence in Medellín

Violence, murder, theft and crime are a constant in Medellín and its metropolitan area; issues all people must learn to live with and a social phenomenon that has grown in...

Brazil: “Do It Yourself” Clean Elections

Technology for Transparency Network

In less than one month there will be elections in Brazil and Eleitor 2010 has already became a game-changer: it is a "crowdsourcing" project aiming to facilitate citizen reports of...