30 November 2010

Stories from 30 November 2010

Mexico: Climate Change Talks in Cancun

  30 November 2010

“Mexico is showing real leadership on this issue, unilaterally setting ambitious goals to reduce CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions and implementing policies that have already begun to make a dent in that number,” writes Boz from Bloggings by Boz, adding that, “Unfortunately, few people expect a major breakthrough at...

Pakistan: The Desperation Cards

  30 November 2010

There has been a lot of mismanagement of the donations collected for flood relief in Pakistan. The methods of distribution of reliefs and utilizing those funds for other purposes have also been questioned. One such controversial project is the "Watan Cards" project.

Sri Lanka: Wedding Is A Massive Project

  30 November 2010

“Weddings are awesome, as long as you are not the groom!” comments Sri Lankan Blogger Rakhitha Karunarathne, who is getting married recently and is troubled by the massive arrangements to be done.

Haiti: Valid Vote?

  30 November 2010

Dying in Haiti continues to comment on Sunday's election, here and here, saying, even as the OAS announces that the vote should be deemed valid: “The methods that I witnessed on Sunday morning sure wouldn't give robust results choosing new Haitian leaders.”

Cuba: Content of Cables

  30 November 2010

Along the Maleon says that the “Cablegate” cables that pertain to Cuba appear to be about the country's “political affairs, the country's relations with other countries and human rights.”

Cuba: The Remaining 11

  30 November 2010

As the Cardinal of Havana declares that the release of the remaining political prisoners is not in his hands, Uncommon Sense says: “The difficulty he faces in understandable. But what is indefensible is that at least publicly, he never comes across as a champion for those Cubans…”

Barbados: Independence Day Awards

  30 November 2010

Today is Independence Day in Barbados. Cheese-on-bread! republishes the list of this year's honourees and congratulates the President of the Senate, who was honoured “for his distinguished career and his outstanding service and contribution to Barbados and public life.”

Myanmar's other political prisoners

  30 November 2010

Despite the recent release from detention of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, human rights advocates remind the public that there are still more than 200 political prisoners inside Myanmar.

Nepal: It Is Up To The Politicians

  30 November 2010

Dinesh Wagle blames the Nepali politicians for not showing flexibility and respect to each others differences to resolve the long lasting hung parliament situation.

WikiLeaks About Korea

  30 November 2010

While Robert Koehler wrote some talking points about WikiLeaks in about Korea, Allahpundit from Hotair.com coalesced and commented on media reports on WikiLeaks regarding Korea's possible reunification and its relation with China.

China: Junior high school boy beaten to death by classmates

  30 November 2010

Veggie Discourse translates a popular forum post on a school violence incident in Jiangsu province, in which the mother of the dead school boy claimed that her son was beaten to death by his classmates with powerful background, while the teachers and students witnessed the violence without doing anything to...

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