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5 May 2011

Stories from 5 May 2011

Cuba: Return Prohibited for U.S. Professor and Blogger

Ted Henken, professor at Baruch College at the City University of New York, a well-versed blogger in the Cuban blogosphere, has been informed by authorities from the Department of Security...

Guatemala: Wildfires and Illegal Logging

Haiti: Cholera as the Last Straw

Iran: 71 year old Bahai prisoner humiliated

Colombia: The Vallenato Legend Festival

Vallenato is one of the most popular and representative music genres in Colombia. There is a whole culture around Vallenato, and the city of Valledupar is paralyzed by the Festival...

Russia: Bureaucracy and corruption

Japan: Sanka, Legendary Gypsies Living in the Wild

A documentary has recently revived interest in the existence of the 'Sanka', a group of people who are said to have lived in the remote mountains and plains of the...

Haiti, U.S.A.: Communication & Power

Puerto Rico, U.S.A.: Bin Laden Blunder

Cuba: About Those “Reasons”

Haiti: Interview with Suki Guerrier

Bermuda: Cricket Historian Passes On

Mexico Prepares for Massive National Protest on May 8

Next Sunday May 8, 2011, Mexican citizens will march to demand the end of the "War on Drugs." Thirty one cities in Mexico, in nearly all its states, have already...

Cote d'Ivoire: An Aid Worker Diary

China: Opinion Poll on Bin Laden's Death

China: Chengdu Zebra Music Festival

Greece: Arab Cyberactivists To Speak About Networked Uprisings

Kyrgyzstan: Osama Bin Laden Dies, Bloggers React

In the wake of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York, the remote Central Asian state of Kyrgyzstan proved itself a key ally in the United...

Brazil: Interview to a 10 Year Old Blogger

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