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June, 2011

Stories from June, 2011

30 June 2011

Bolivia: Using Cellphone Cameras to Document Incidents

Uruguay: Controversy Over Open-Pit Iron Ore Mining Project

A project to build an open-pit iron ore mine in central Uruguay has divided the country's citizens, who are manifesting their differing opinions on the streets and online.

Palestine: Two Boats Sabotaged as Flotilla Floats Onwards

The Freedom Flotilla 2 to Gaza will be missing an Irish ship, it emerged today. The MV Saoirse has been reportedly sabotaged while at berth in the Turkish coastal town...

South Sudan: An Argument Against Arming the South

Africa: On Being in a Mixed Race Relationship

Nigeria: President Fooled the People Again

D.R. of Congo: Reflections on Congolese Independence

Nigeria: The Morgue called Lagos/Ibadan Expressway

Guatemala: Electoral Authorities Reject Sandra Torres Presidential Bid

Trinidad & Tobago: Art & Politics

Bermuda, Bahamas: Moving Poetry

Peru: Peace Restored in Puno Following Agreements

Through the enforcement of recent statutes put in place by the executive, little by little peace is being restored in the Puno region after recent conflict and social unrest (both...

Trinidad & Tobago: Disorganised Tourism

Bermuda: The Attitude/Economics Equation

Jamaica: Cabinet Reshuffle

Egypt: Khaled Saeed Murder Trial Postponed

Khaled Saeed, a young man from Alexandria allegedly killed at the hands of policemen in June, has been an icon of the Egyptian revolution. His murder fueled discontent among young...

AP to Open News Bureau In North Korea

Vatican: A ”Historic” Tweet From Pope Benedict XVI

Azerbaijan: Doubts reportedly linger about Eurovision 2012

Belarus: Report from Another Non-Violent Protest Event

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