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24 August 2011

Stories from 24 August 2011

Russia: Kim Jong Il's Visit

Russia: “Russia Today and YouTube”

Chile: #Paronacional (National Strike) vs. #Yonoparo (I Don't Strike)

The Workers' United Center of Chile has called for a national strike for the 24 and 25 of August 2011, as a form of protest against social and economic inequality...

Croatia: Top 5 Holiday Islands (+5 More)

Ukraine: “Proper” vs “Improper” Journalism

Croatia, Serbia: A Flag of Friendship

Two young adults from Croatia and Serbia have created a mixed Serbo-Croatian flag, as a gesture of reconciliation between the two countries. Some netizens have condemned the initiative, others seem...

Trinidad & Tobago: More Questions on State of Emergency

As the State of Emergency continues in Trinidad and Tobago, the government's communication efforts about it continue to be muddled at best: Is it limited or national? Is there a...

Peru: 7.0-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Jungle Region

Bahamas: Sticking Together Through Irene

Trinidad & Tobago: Positive Facebook Changes

Cuba: Female Activists Detained

Jamaica, U.S.A.: East Coast Earthquake

North Korea Got Talent? Video of North Korean Singing Contest on Chinese Site

Chile: Citizen Reports about National Strike on Google Maps

Kenya: Meet Kenyan Female Social Innovator

Africa: The Potential of Local Brain-Drain

Mauritania: 13 Activists against Child Trafficking Arrested

Chile: Explaining the ‘Chilean Revolution’

Peru: Congress Passes Law Requiring Prior Consultation With Indigenous Peoples

Togo: 3rd BarCamp Selects the Translation for “Blog” in Ewé Language