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2 March 2011

Stories from 2 March 2011

Chile: Taking Stock a Year After the Earthquake

Last weekend marked the first anniversary of the earthquake measuring 8.8 on the Richter scale which hit Chile in the early hours of February 27, 2010. Many were prompted to...

Libya: “Breaking News: Gaddafi is Lying”

Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Al Gaddafi spoke for more than three hours on state television Wednesday March 2, 2011, denying that anti-government protesters and members of the military were mobilizing...

Tunisia: Refugee Crisis at the Libya Border

The border between Tunisia and Libya has seen a massive influx of refugees since the uprising in Libya began. The initial journey is long and tough, and for most it...

Venezuela: 101 things to do in Caracas before you die

Peru: ComparaYA Informs Voters About Candidate's Proposals

South Korea: Mapping Burial Grounds

Brazil: Outrage of Brazilian Woman Deported from Spain

The deportation from Spain of Brazilian holidaymaker Denise Severo, a 34-year-old university researcher, has once again raised the issue of immigration between the two countries. Severo has written an open...

Cameroon: The Will for Change, Interview with Kah Walla (Audio)

On February 23, 2011, Cameroonians organised an Egypt-inspired protest which saw the few brave participants badly beaten by police. Kah Walla, an organiser of the protest and herself a presidential...

Bolivia: More Ways to Help Victims of Massive Mudslide

Mexico: ACTA Public Hearings Kick Off

The controversial Anti-Counterfeit Commercial Agreement --widely known as ACTA-- is currently under discussion in the Mexican Senate in response to opposition from civil society to the way the treaty's negotiation...

Cuba: Independence or Authoritariansim?

Trinidad & Tobago: Political Financing

Cuba: An Unnecessary Death

Cuba: Flamenco Dancing

Russia: Photographer Complains About Illegal Activities in Moscow Metro

Trinidad & Tobago: The Death Penalty Debate

Russia: New Crowd Sourcing Web Project Will Monitor Politician's Promises

Russia: Social Network Initiative Draws Attention to Soldiers Killed in Army

Russia: Popular Social Platform Identified as Space for “Infringing Materials”

China: A Deadly Train Trip

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