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10 December 2010

Stories from 10 December 2010

Americas: Cosplay in Latin America

Cosplay is a form of expression in which participants use costumes and accessories to represent their favorite manga, anime or video game characters. Its followers in Latin America are a...

India: Ban Diesel Vehicles In And Around The Himalayan Region

India: Gifting Cars At Weddings

Bangladesh: On US, Where Liberty Is A Statue

Chile: Blog Against Reduction of History Class Hours

Ecuador: “Fiestas de Quito”: Tradition and Resistance

The "Fiestas de Quito" (Celebrations of Quito) are one of the most important and traditional celebrations in Ecuador, marked by the multiculturalism of the city, its traditions and cuisine, where...

India: One Day Women Can Play and Dance

India Unheard shows us two different festivities in different areas of the country where married women from tribal communities can, for one day only, play and dance in public without...

Kenya: Kenya and the ICC: Setting the record straight

Kenya: The case of Kenyan born with both male and female genitalia

Burkina Faso: Coping with climate change

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe's model constitution

Brazil: Media supported censorship during the dictatorship

Brazil: WikiLeaks and the “Electronic Intifada”

Cuba: UN Vote on LGBT Rights Sparks Controversy

During the UN General Assembly, Cuba supported the amendment to remove the explicit reference to sexual orientation from the periodic resolution condemning the extrajudicial, arbitrary or summary executions. The vote...

Kyrgyzstan: Coalition building, Machiavelli style

Niccolo Machiavelli, the Florentine renaissance era political philosopher, had an especially bleak view of human nature. Exiled in his native Italy and publically denounced by popes and politicians in the...

South Korea: Free School Meals Debate Sweeps the Nation

A serious debate on the free school meals system has swept South Korea this week, as a minority opposition party succeeded in passing a bill through parliament that expands free...

Haiti: After the Elections

Barbados: Praedial Larceny

Suriname: Art & Houses

Cuba: International Human Rights Day

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