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6 October 2010

Stories from 6 October 2010

Russia: Vladivostok's Golden Horn Bay Bridge Controversy

RuNet Echo

Masha Egupova reviews bloggers' reactions to the construction of the Golden Horn Bay bridge in Vladivostok, a project compromised by corruption scandals and lack of accountability.

Jordan: To Palestine, With Love

Bloggers in Jordan, where a majority of people are descended from Palestinians, wrote extensively about issues in the West Bank and the Middle East this week.

Egypt: Firing Eissa, or Firing Free Press

Al-Dostour - one of the leading Egyptian independent newspapers - new owners have fired the paper's editor-in-chief and founder Ibrahim Eissa, opening the door for bloggers to put the incident...

Russia: Putin Turns 58, Gets Erotic Calendar as Birthday Present

Pakistan: A Patriarchal Society

Pakistan: In Search For A True Leader

Russia: Police Proposes Internet Traffic Control

Russian Officials Push the Balance in Internet Governance

Azerbaijan: Up in flames

Ecuador: Photographs of September 30

Puerto Rico: 133 Law and Order Officers Accused

Brazil: Twitter raises awareness of plight of São Paulo squatters

Costa Rica: The Threat of Drug Trafficking

Colombia: Medellín Receives Habitat Honor Award from UN-HABITAT

Trinidad & Tobago: Thoughts on CLICO

Puerto Rico: Stamps for Fast Food

Trinidad & Tobago: Easy & Lazy?

Somalia: Hawala Tech and Banks in Somalia

Nigeria/Brazil: The Yoruba Institute in Brazil

Trinidad & Tobago: History of Calypso