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22 March 2011

Stories from 22 March 2011

Côte d'Ivoire: After Failed Mediation, Is the Worst Yet to Come?

The meeting of five African Union (AU) heads of states about Côte d'Ivoire's state of electoral deadlock made it briefly possible to believe for a short while that a détente...

Guatemala: Presidential Couple to Divorce to Allow First Lady's Presidential Bid

Peru: The Presidential Campaign in Videos

Bolivia: Bike Path Project in El Alto is Rejected

Caribbean: Caribe Wave 11, the first simulated tsunami alert

Trinidad & Tobago: “Bocas” Launches

Cuba: Curating Clandestinity

Trinidad & Tobago: Upsetting Issues

Cuba: Last of the “Black Spring” Prisoners

Barbados, Bermuda: Cost of Development

Morocco: The Winds of Change

For the past month, Moroccans have taken to the streets to call for a reform of the constitution and for the establishment of a democratic parliamentary system. On March 20,...

Haiti: Was Wyclef Shot or Cut by Glass?

Early on Sunday 20 March, 2011, while Haitians headed to the polls for the second round of a historic and controversial presidential election, a story about Wyclef Jean, the Haitian-born...

Africa: African Youths and Internet Governance

Ghana: Are bloggers under threat?

Africa: Democracy in Africa

Nigeria: Popular blogger arrested

Russia: Bots To Look For Extremism Online

South Korea: Students Arrested for Breaking Security Law

Syria: Implementing Ushahidi to track protests

Tajikistan: President’s Son Will Tackle Customs Crime