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16 May 2011

Stories from 16 May 2011

Ecuador: Three Years After the Factory Tragedy

April 19 marked three years since the fire at the Factory discotheque in Quito while a gothic rock concert was in progress. As a result, 19 were killed and 24...

Lebanon: A Personal Account from Deadly Border Protest

Trinidad & Tobago: A Prince Among Wolves?

Trinidad & Tobago: The Man Behind the Allen Prize

Trinidad & Tobago: New Politics?

Cuba: Online Challenges

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: More on Bocas

Brazil: How a Blog Post Ended Up in the Cannes Festival

Malawi: Our Old Grumpy President

Kenya: Rest In Peace, Samuel Wanjiru

The world woke up this morning to the news of the death of one of the best talents in the world of marathons. Kenya’s Samuel Wanjiru who won his country’s...

Cameroon: Diaspora-driven Cyberspace: A Platform for Civic Engagement or a Threat?

Nigeria: 15 year old Nigerian teenager gets admission to Harvard

Africa: On Mobile Banking And Cyber Agriculture

Africa: African Champions League Results

Zimbabwe: Inclusive Government Watch 2011

Denmark: Controversial Law Re-Introduces Border Control

Danish nationalist right wing party, The Danish People’s Party (Dansk Folkeparti/DF), recently announced the re-introduction of controls at the country's borders with Germany and Sweden. The centre-right minority government in...

South Korea: Clashes Surrounding Fur Fashion Show

Chileans Bang Pots and Pans in Protest Against Hidroaysen Dam

Peru: Second Electoral Round in Review

Portugal: A Proposal to Make Free Culture Illegal

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