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1 October 2010

Stories from 1 October 2010

Cape Verde: Celebrating Independence while Revisiting Typography

Bermuda: Sounding Off

East Timor: Bulletins of the Struggle for Independence now Online

Jamaica: After the Storm

Translator of the Week: Haifa Alrasheed

Haifa Alrasheed is a Saudi blogger who both writes for Global Voices Online and translates for Arabic Lingua. Haifa's choice in the articles she translates for Lingua has always interested...

Kuwait: Eat, Watch and Pray

A major cinema company in Kuwait has announced that it would introduce a 10 minute break in its daily schedule to give worshippers the chance to perform their maghreb prayers....

St. Kitts & Nevis: Arrow's Day

Muslim World & US: Burning the Quran, Media Attention & Terry Jones

Terry Jones and his Dove World Outreach Center have drawn vast international media attention for a plan that had scheduled the burning of the Quran today, September 11th, in Gainesville,...

Trinidad & Tobago: Eco Freak?

Jamaica: A Writer's Influences

Incorrect names of places in Southeast Asia

Brazil: Voters Push for Clean Elections via Internet

In this post Global Voices highlights electoral crimes denounced by Brazilian citizens in the preparation of the voting day for the next President, Governors, Deputies and Senators, next October 3.

Thailand: New governors

Myanmar: Cyber Attacks shut down websites

Chile: Students Become Citizen Journalists in ‘Young Reporters’

Kenya: Medal Hopes at Commonwealth Games 2010

Latin America Reacts to Crisis in Ecuador

Cameroon: Victim’s Tale of a 50-year old Rape in Cameroon

Happy birthday Cameroon's new blog "On the Road to Success"! What an exciting way for me to get started writing for Global Voices Online by celebrating the birth of a...

Nigeria: Happy Independence Day

Nigeria: Queer Till I Quench