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15 November 2010

Stories from 15 November 2010

Estonia: Pensioners’ “Relative Wealth”

Czech Republic: Russian Presence in Karlovy Vary

Russia: Changing Time Zone in Primorsky Krai

RuNet Echo

Masha Egupova analyzed bloggers' reactions to Primorsky Krai officials' executive decision to change the time zone in order to be closer to Central Russia.

Pakistan: The Truth About Balochistan

India: An Appeal To The Delhi Metro Rail Authority

Arab World: Tweeting the Hajj Experience

Among the 1.8 million Muslims on pilgrimage, or Hajj, to the holy city of Mecca are a few stealing moments to send 140-character messages to the world. Here are snippets...

Pakistan: Bulldozing Over Civilization

The recent bomb attack that killed 19 people in Karachi shook buildings, shattered glasses and weakened people’s sense of security. The sad fact is that this has become a routine...

Fiber To The Home Services in Pakistan

Haiti: Will Elections Proceed?

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Election Date Set

Haiti: Interview with Aristide

Trinidad & Tobago: Global Africa Project

Trinidad & Tobago: Illegal Spying

Ecuador: The Government and Social Networking

Use of the Internet and social networks by the government of Ecuador is rapidly increasing. Is this an attempt to increase government transparency, a new media strategy or alternatively, is...

Costa Rica: Protecting your Data

Kenya: New Kenyan classifieds website

Colombia: Twitter Users Report On Clashes Between Armed Groups in Medellín

On the night of November 9th, in the Manrique Santa Inés sector of Medellin, Colombia, several loud shots were heard that the majority of inhabitants associated with gunfire. Quickly Twitter...

Puerto Rico: Prensa Comunitaria, A Project of Media Activism

Prensa Comunitaria was founded in 2004 with the objective to empower the Puerto Rican communities through the creation of media. The board president, Samuel Rosario, talked with Global Voices about...

Brazil: more criticism of media regulation

Puerto Rico: Indie Rockers Inspired by Internet Culture

Since entering Puerto Rico's buoyant independent music scene in late 2008, Los Niños Estelares have been known for their unique brand of socially-conscious, self-referential folk-pop sing-a-longs both online and off....

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