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27 October 2010

Stories from 27 October 2010

Serbia: Netizens Discuss a U.S. Fighter Pilot's Suicide

The tragic death of American fighter pilot Lt. Col. Harold F. "Hootch" Meyers, who committed a suicide at his home in Santa Barbara on Sept. 12, echoed in the Serbian...

Puerto Rico: Reclaiming Public Space One Song at a Time

Frecuencias Alternas has covered Puerto Rico’s independent music scene for the past decade through its radio show, and more recently, its website. The newest addition to their site is the...

Myanmar: “Boycott elections” campaign

The Myanmar elections will push through on November 7 despite the non-participation of opposition parties. Global Voices translates the statement of Myanmar citizens who will boycott the coming elections

Russia: Blogger Navalny Tries to Prove That Fighting Regime is Fun

RuNet Echo

One of the most prominent Russian bloggers that use the Internet for fighting corruption in Russia, Alexey Navalny, gives interview to "RuNet Echo" He contemplates if the blogosphere can have...

India: On Group Blogging

Peru: Embarrassing Moments in Peruvian Football

Caribbean: Perception of Corruption

Video: One Minute Jr video nominees for 2010 Awards

The nominees for each of the 3 categories in the One Minutes Jr project competition 2010 have been selected. In each of the categories of  (Self)-portrait, Inside-Out and One Minute...

Haiti: Upcoming Elections

Trinidad & Tobago: Divali

Bermuda: Ahoy There!

Guyana: Entrepreneurship

Peru: Municipal Elections, Delays and the Electronic Vote

After over three weeks since the municipal elections, the people of Lima still didn't know for certain who would be their next mayor; a minimal difference between the candidates has...

Ecuador: The Kichwa of Ecuador and the Oil Companies

Argentina: Former President Néstor Kirchner Dies

Tanzania: Bloggers Analyse Tanzania 2010 Election Campaigns

On 31 October 2010, more than 19.6 million Tanzanians will make an important decision for the future of their country. They will take part in the forth parliamentary and presidential...

Eritrea: The Asmara All Stars

Saudi: Female-only hospitals

China: A Mistress Denounced The Maoming Vice-Mayor

China: Professional test-takers

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