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25 January 2011

Stories from 25 January 2011

Latin American Presidents to Follow on Twitter

Nepal: Panel Discussion On Case Discrimination

Argentina: Experimenting with Natural Dyes

Puerto Rico: More Arrests and Civil Disobedience

Colombia: A Trip to a Spanish Inquisition Museum in Cartagena

Egypt: The January 25 Demonstrations in Photographs

A picture is worth a thousand tweets, especially when Twitter is blocked in Egypt in order to halt the transfer of information about the ongoing demonstrations in Egypt today.

Trinidad & Tobago: Young People Die in Car Accident

Cuba: Marta's Victory

Caribbean: Walcott Wins T.S. Eliot Prize

Trinidad & Tobago: Looking at Ourselves

Cuba: Old Age in Cuba

Russia: Internet Industry Stays at Home

Egypt: Twitter Blocked as Demonstrations Continue

Egypt has just upped its war on the Internet, and cut access to mobile phone communications, in areas where thousands of protesters are reportedly gathering in today's Day of Revolution....

Tunisia: Keeping a Tab on Dissidents

India: Government Official Burnt Alive by Miscreants

In a gruesome incident, an additional district collector was burnt alive today - allegedly by petrol and diesel mafia while investigating fuel related irregularities. As the news broke, netizens reacted...

Kenya: Sue: The Kenyan prostitute building a brand online

The Kenyan Blogosphere has just recently been graced by not your usual blogger and not your usual genre: a street prostitute building her brand online by sharing her experience and...

Kenya: How developers can make money with Safaricom

Africa: Queer Africa: Pre-Writing, Writing, Re-Writing

Egypt: Tweeting the Day of Revolution

From reports of small gatherings to those of thousands of demonstrators marching across different cities in Egypt, Twitter is ablaze with reactions. This nationwide "Day of Revolution" coincides with Police...

Philippines: The ‘Big Bad Blogger’ controversy

A story about a 'big bad blogger' in the Philippines who is allegedly in cahoots with a public relations firm in an extortion racket targeting an unnamed restaurant owner has...

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