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12 August 2011

Stories from 12 August 2011

Brazil: Teachers Protest for Better Wages

Pakistan: The Plights Of The Flood Victims

Sri Lanka: Invasion Of The Grease Devils

Ukraine: Intellectuals Condemn Tymoshenko Trial in an Open Letter

Sri Lanka: Riding On A New City Bus

Ukraine: The 1975 ‘Ukrainian Cuisine’ Book

Nepal: Kathmandu Literary Jatra

Ukraine: Basic Language Tips

Pakistan: Review Of A Blockbuster

Ukraine: Western Bloggers React to Ukrainian Official's Steve Jobs Plagiarism

Bhutan: Riots in England and Bhutanese Youth

Africa: Africa to Send Troops and Care Packages to the UK

Following the killing of a 29-year old man, Mark Duggan, in Tottenham on August 4, 2011, angry residents in London and other cities in the UK took to the street...

Chile: Waste Pickers Rummage for Legal Recognition

Environmentalist Bharati Chaturvedi flew for 40 hours from her home Delhi, India, to dig deeper into a dirty issue: trash. As politicians in Chile discuss recycling on a national level,...

Trinidad & Tobago: Remembering Professor Julian Kenny

On August 9, Trinidad and Tobago lost a patriot. Julian Kenny, retired Professor of Zoology at the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies, naturalist, former independent...

Paraguay: Uncontacted Indigenous Group in ‘Imminent Danger’

Bolivia: Indigenous Groups to March to La Paz in Protest of New Road

Peru: Journalist Sued for Defamation

Lithuania-Belarus: Banks Help Prosecute Opposition Activist

Colombia: Citizens Speak Out Against Government Corruption

In Colombia, several corruption cases have surfaced that date back to the government of former president Álvaro Uribe Vélez. The Internet and social media sphere has reacted, calling for Colombians...

Haiti: Right, Wrong & the London Riots

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