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24 February 2011

Stories from 24 February 2011

Peru: Controversy Over Removal of Anonymity in Electoral Polls

A new policy preventing opinion polls from being conducted anonymously caused a storm in the press and on social networking sites. Finally, faced with a barrage of questions from the...

Chile: Electronic Textbooks for Schoolchildren?

Mexico: Reports of Growing Violence Against Human Rights Activists in Chihuahua

Turks & Caicos: The Courage to Protest

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: The Facts About Banton

Trinidad & Tobago: What's After Carnival?

Cuba: Zapata Vive

Guyana: Mashramani “Huge Success”

India: A TV Channel As A Valentine's Day Gift

Pakistan: TEDx Events Proliferating

India: The Closure Of BBC Hindi Service Is A Shock To Many

Bhutan: Tax Or No Tax For Development

The idea of citizens contributing towards this in the form of taxes is still a new/alien concept in Bhutan. The Bhutanese twitter-sphere broke the news of the verdict in favor...

Georgia: Sex & the EU

Libya: “The Point of No Return”

The last gasps of Muammar Al Gaddafi could be counted in hours. But after the Libyan leader recently threatened to kill protesters and members of the military defying his regime,...

Yemen: At the Boiling Point? (Video)

President Saleh of Yemen has begun offering concessions to opposition protesters, ordering security forces to protect demonstrators. But most people don't appear ready to take the ruler at his word....

Cuba: What do the Cables from Havana Say? (Part III)

In the last part of a series on WikiLeaks and Cuba, author Elaine Díaz analyzes the content of cables regarding the Cuban opposition and the role of bloggers.

Caucasus: Peace Village

Kenya: Top Earning Sports Personalities in Kenya in 2010

Tanzania/Tunisia: Common thread between Tanzania and Tunisia

Cameroon: Video: Police Brutality

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