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16 November 2010

Stories from 16 November 2010

East Timor: A Foreigner's Impressions on the celebration of Massacre anniversary

Rory Hoipkemier, from blog At His behest in Timor Leste, writes about the “First Introductions” that most impressed and inspired her in the first days as a volunteer in Dili....

Collaboration against Corruption: Upcoming Events

Four different technology for transparency-related initiatives will take place around the globe in the next month. Renata Avila provides a round up.

Russia: The Kushchevskaya Massacre

Natalia Antonova writes about the Nov. 4 massacre in the village of Kushchevskaya.

Poland: Henryk Gorecki Dies

the POLSKI blog writes about the Polish composer Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki, who died on Nov. 12 at the age of 76.

Poland: Mapping Geo-Tagged Warsaw and Krakow Photos

Polandian writes about “maps of Warsaw and Krakow superimposed with visualizations of where people take photos,” created by Eric Fischer.

Macedonia: Angelina Jolie and Lustration

Razvigor :-) writes mockingly about the connection between the screening of “Salt” and the issue of lustration in Macedonia.

Latvia: The Kristovskis Scandal

All About Latvia covers the xenophobia scandal that involves Latvia's new foreign minister Ģirts Valdis Kristovskis – here, here, and here.

Mexico: More than 400 “Narco Refugees” Leave Ciudad Mier

Tim Johnson from Mexico Unmasked reports on “Narco refugees,” people who are trying to escape violence caused by drug gangs: “More than 400 residents have fled Ciudad Mier for a...

Chile: Three Chilean Pop Bands Reviewed

Music blogger Roberto Carreño [es] reviews three Chilean pop bands: Portugal [es], Denver [es] and Oddo [es].

Ecuador: Short Film About Migration Available Online

Forced Migration Online shares a link to a short film by Simon James called “Ecuador: Migration and Remittances”: “This short video offers a general overview of current Ecuadorian migration to...

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