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28 February 2011

Stories from 28 February 2011

Pakistan: Dog Fight In Abbottabad District

Maldives: Abolishing the Government Bond system

Iran: A Blogger Who Prayed to See Protesters Beaten

After widespread protests in Iran on February 14, Iranian cyber-activists flooded the internet with videos, photos and tweets from the demonstrations. Meanwhile, a different interpretation of events exists on the...

Macedonia: Online Advertising in 2010

Macedonia: Ruined Monuments

Peru: Ex-Minister Asked US Embassy to Help Contain Opponent's Presidential Campaign

On February 19th, Spanish newspaper El Pais released a cable stating that "Fernando Rospigliosi, former Minister of the Interior in the government of Alejandro Toledo, asked the assistance of the...

Macedonia: Musings on the Early Elections

The Macedonian public is furiously discussing the justification and timing of the upcoming early elections.

Bahrain: Protests Block National Assembly Building

Anti government protesters on Monday morning blocked the National Council building where both Parliament and the Shura (Consultative) Councils hold their weekly sessions. The reason for the protest in front...

Uruguay: Growing Support for Decriminalizing Marijuana for Personal Use

Honduras: Taxi Drivers and Teachers Strike

Mexico: Photos of Tlacotalpan, “the most colourful place in the globe”

France: New Right-Leaning Website Enters the Fray

Philippines: Laptop registration proposal

Haiti: Preventable Suffering

Australia: ‘Tea Party’ Style Campaign Against Carbon Tax

If the Oz blogosphere is any indication, the next Australian Federal election will be a referendum on a proposed climate tax. And the issue has already become nasty and personal....

Bahamas: The Right to Speak Out

Cuba: Damas de Blanco Attacked

Singapore: Doctor charges patient with $24.8 million bill

Caribbean: Bocas Announces Longlist

Trinidad & Tobago: The Death Penalty

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