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19 January 2011

Stories from 19 January 2011

Macedonia: Recognition by Bolivia and Zimbabwe

Middle East: A Closer Look at Tunisia's Uprising

As Tunisians continue to grapple with the fast paced events of the few previous days which saw the fall of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and his escape, Arab bloggers...

Haiti: About “Baby Doc”

Bahamas: Fixing the Nation

Cuba, U.S.A.: Effects of Lifting Travel Limits

Jamaica: No More Calabash

Nigeria: Discussion with Nigerian fantasy-sci-fi writer

Sudan: Southern Sudan Referendum: Africa (Dis)United?

In our latest roundup of Southern Sudan Referendum 2011, Dr. James Okuk offers his “advance billion congratulation” to the people of Southern Sudan for choosing to form a new nation...

Puerto Rico: First Mobile News Service Launched

Mexico: A blog by and for female football fans

Puerto Rico: A Blog for Local Talents

Puerto Rico: Arrests for Acts of Civil Disobedience

Angola: Listing blogs that talk about the country

Guinea-Bissau: Construction Works meet Public Health

Poland: Initial Reactions to Russian Report on Polish Air Force One Plane Crash

The Interstate Aviation Committee's report on the crash of TU-154M airplane near Smolensk on April 10, 2010, has generated an outburst of strong opinions about the validity and objectivity of...

Russia: Toxic River Caused by Sochi Olympics Development

Azerbaijan: Remembering Hrant Dink

Korea: Twitter Launches Korean Service

Taiwan: Don't be a lousy traveler

China: Mapping labor unrest