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12 July 2011

Stories from 12 July 2011

Macedonia, Tunisia, Egypt: Comparing Experiences

Venezuela: 200 Years of Independence

During the week of July 5, Venezuela celebrated 200 years of independence from Spain. Diverse participation was seen online; congratulations, cheerful comments and videos of dances, parades and concerts were...

Sao Tome and Principe: Saving a Cultural Crossroads

The celebration of Sao Tome and Principe's 36th anniversary of independence, on July 12, involves cultural and traditional events being held throughout the country. The country has been a cultural...

El Salvador: The Challenges of Urbanization

Bolivia: Images of Everyday Life in El Alto

Bahamas: Facebook Discussion Etiquette

Cuba: Roldán the Composer

Trinidad & Tobago: Smooth Operator

Cuba: The Challenges of Agriculture

Bermuda: Urgent Need for Governance Legislation

Russia-USA: Looming lobbying scandal

Zimbabwe: Socialists Facing Treason Charge

Russia: Cruiser Catastrophe Causes Questions

RuNet Echo

As casualty numbers rise from Sundays' ferry catastrophe on the river Volga, Russians have come to the bitter realization of yet another tragedy, with a death-toll of well over a...

Zambia: Brenda Zulu Discusses the State of Zambian Blogosphere

The spotlight is on Brenda Zulu, a Zambian journalist and blogger. Based in Lusaka, Zambia, Brenda has been blogging since 2004 and is one of Zambia’s seasoned blogger’s. I talked...

Tunisia: Registration for Elections Start, Technical Snags Reported

Tunisians started registering on electoral lists yesterday (July 11, 2011) to cast their votes on October 23 to elect a constituent assembly, which will write their country's new constitution. However,...

China: Dealing with heat wave

Ukraine: Timoshenko trial worries

China: Detained Tibetan Writer Severely Beaten

China: Political Terms

Russia: Arctic environment and exploitation