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24 December 2010

Stories from 24 December 2010

Dominican Republic: Demanding 4% of National Budget for Education

In the Dominican Republic there is a heated debate about the quality of education that focuses on the fact that the General Law of Education establishes that annual public funding...

Caribbean: Defining Moments of 2010

Many landmark events happened in the Caribbean this year, prompting reactions from the regional blogosphere. Here's a look back at some of the most important stories of 2010...

Peru: Book About Social Conflicts in Peru

South Africa: Corrective rape is a hate crime

Corrective rape is a criminal practice, whereby men rape lesbian women, purportedly as a means of “curing” the woman of her sexual orientation. Despite South Africa being the first nation...

Venezuela: Police Repression During Protest Over University Law

Trinidad & Tobago: A Vote vs. Human Rights

Cuba: A Cuban Christmas

Barbados: Fave Christmas Carols

Jamaica: Honouring Huie

Guyana: Inner Beauty

Taiwan: Cycling used to construct culture

Sri Lanka: Six Predictions For Social Media In 2011

Brazil: Act in support of WikiLeaks

Cyber Scout: Thailand’s internet police?

The government of Thailand is recruiting young people to join the ‘cyber scout’ program which is tasked to defend the royal institution in the internet. Is it an initiative to...

India: November 2010 Killings in Assam

Philippines: ‘Unliking’ the Facebook page of the President

Laos: New banknotes

Laos: Center of tiger trading

Laos: New Prime Minister

Myanmar's person of the year