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12 May 2011

Stories from 12 May 2011

Italy: How technology can help manage emergencies

Cuba: More on Soto's Death

Cuba: The Beauty of Flamenco

Bahamas, Cuba: “The Flamingo Affair”

Dominican Republic: “Son” Singer Passes Away

Jamaica: Hyde – Art Pioneer

Iran:Football fans insulted Basij forces

Spain: Earthquake Shakes Murcia

Lorca, in the region of Murcia, Spain, was shaken by two earthquakes that have caused nine casualties to date and approximately 300 injured. Information, opinions, and support has spread through...

China: Red Culture Fever

2011 is turning out to be a year for 'red culture' revival, mocked fiercely online but taken seriously by courts, prisons, universities, television stations and police departments in a growing...

India: Privacy for the Deceased?

The accidental death of a NIT (Calicut, Kerala) research scholar has once again sparked controversies about the privacy of women, privacy of a dead person and in general about the...

Spain: Videos of the Earthquake in Lorca

Citizen videos show the aftermath of the 5.1 and 4.5 earthquake which struck the city of Lorca in the region of Murcia, Spain on May 11th. According to the City...

Brazil: “Different People” Mobilize Massive Street Barbecue in Higienopolis

Honduras: Pushing for Change

Bolivia: Recycling Water for Irrigation

China: Rebuilding Beichuan

Nigeria: SaharaReporters: Africa's Wikileaks

Speaking the truth to those power has never been palatable anywhere. Daring to do so in Africa may be the same as signing one's death penalty. If you have any...

Argentina: Official Launch and Repercussions of the ‘Meat For All’ Program

In Argentina, two topics exist that, one way or another, all Argentinians will always discuss: football (soccer) and the price of beef. Both generate reactions and new proposals for price...

Hong Kong: Brainwashing Education

The Hong Kong Education Bureau is planning to make patriotic education compulsory for primary and secondary school children. The objective of the Moral and National Education Curriculum is to help...

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Thomas de Waal — narrative of peace necessary

India: Abuse Of Elders In Old Age Homes

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