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2 December 2010

Stories from 2 December 2010

Haiti: Cablegate

Haiti: Election Karma

Cuba: The Great Movie Escape

Trinidad & Tobago: Justice for Akiel

Cuba: UN Vote Not In Our Name

Africa: SABMiller, Schtop Tax Dodging

ActionAid published a report on Monday exposing how international corporations dodge millions in taxes all over Africa. The report found that SABMiller has avoided paying an estimated £20m in taxes....

Azerbaijan: Remembering the #EminAdnan campaign

Fiji Water agrees to new tax and re-opens plant in Fiji

Fiji Water agreed to pay a new water resources tax and re-opened the doors to its bottling factory, bringing back 400 workers who had been laid off the day before....

Singapore: Wikileaks and the “flabby old chap” comment

Apparently, Singapore’s former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew thinks North Korea leader Kim Jong-il is a “flabby old chap who prances around stadiums seeking adulation.” This was revealed through the...

Azerbaijan: First Lady responds to mafia claims… on Twitter

Lusophone countries: anti-capitalist portal, ten months on

Brazil: group linked to police ordered to defend agrarian reform

China: The Shenzhen Bay Fringe Festival

Taiwan: Blogger initiate “It gets better” campaign in Taiwan

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