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20 June 2011

Stories from 20 June 2011

Puerto Rico: New Online Fashion Magazine

Argentina: Puyehue Volcano Ash Unstoppable in Argentine Territory

Ash from the Chilean volcano Puyehue is affecting a large part of the Argentine territory, causing officials to declare a state of emergency in the Patagonia area. The eruption will...

Bangladesh: A Blog On River Pollution

Chile: ‘Riding the Ramal’, a Photo Essay

Latin America: ‘La Furgo-Nana’ On the Road For Children's Rights and Lullabies

Honduras: Guns, Drugs and a Family Feud

Kazakhstan: Fighting Internet Piracy

Kazakhstan is undergoing a new scandalous development with regards the Internet – this time about regulation of copyright online. On 29 April, 2011, a special roundtable that brought together lawyers,...

Puerto Rico: Indignation and Action

Puerto Rico: What Happened to the .pr Domain?

Syria: Protests Break Out Following Assad Speech

Syrian president Bashar Al Assad gave a speech today outlining reform plans, which include forming a committee to form a committee to study reforms and the need for national dialogue....

Caribbean: Thanks, Dad!

Father's Day, that worldwide celebration honouring dads and their important role in the family dynamic, is marked in the Caribbean on the third Sunday of June and regional bloggers posted...

North Korea: Women Forced into Prostitution

North Korea's Meth Export

Haiti: Preserving Architectural History

U.S.V.I.: The National Park on St. John

Trinidad & Tobago: Defending Our Dialect

Colombia: Satisfaction and Scepticism for the Victims’ Law

On June 10 the Victims' and Land Restitution Law in Colombia was approved. The law seeks to make amends with victims of violence and displacement. Some netizens have expressed their...

Bermuda: Responding to Corruption

Jamaica: Court Date Set for “Dudus”

Ghana: Let Them Be Gay

The Bureau of National Investigations in Ghana has begun investigations into the growing rate of homosexuality in the Western and Central regions. About eight thousand homosexuals have been registered by...

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