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18 December 2010

Stories from 18 December 2010

Guatemala: Buñuelos, Comfort Food for December

Pakistan: Debating Blasphemy Cases

India: Churches in Kerala

Puerto Rico: The Politization of the Supreme Court

Cuba: Mariela Castro Espín on LGBT Rights

Cuba: Ten Most Read Journalism Blogs

Dominican Republic: 4% for Education

Dominican Republic: Two Bodegas

Dominican Republic: Wikileaks cables released

Dominican Republic: Fifteen Online Projects

Thailand: ‘Cyber Scout’ training

Côte d'Ivoire: Lessons for Africa

Africans can learn from the political crisis in Cote d'Ivoire, says Salisu Suleiman:"The most important message must be that there are no perfect democracies anywhere in the world. Even Western...

Brazil: Indigenous communities reflect on using the internet

For the first time ever, delegates of 16 indigenous communities from all over the country gathered together to discuss a subject of utmost importance: the Internet, and how to use...

Malaysia: Anwar Ibrahim suspended from Parliament

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was suspended from the Parliament for six months for linking Prime Minister Najib Razak’s 1Malaysia concept to that of ‘One Israel’. Bloggers discuss the impact...

Taiwan: Controversy over history

Ukraine: Blood in the Parliament

On Dec. 16, a fierce fight broke out in the Ukrainian Parliament, sending at least four lawmakers to the hospital with injuries of various degrees of severity. Tetyana Bohdanova reviews...

Kosovo, Serbia: Kosovo's PM Accused of Human Organ Trade

Allegations of Kosovo leadership's wartime involvement in the trafficking of human organs were first made public in 2008 - and have re-surfaced now, in a report prepared by a Council...