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29 August 2011

Stories from 29 August 2011

Pakistan: What Eid Should Be Like?

Nepal: Celebrating Appointment Of New Prime Minister

Russia: Shark Attacks in Vladivostok

RuNet Echo

Russia is not known for sharks attacks, but this summer a number of incidents have occurred. Masha Egupova reports, and examines the blogosphere's response to the recent spate of shark...

Trinidad & Tobago: Thoughts on the SoE

Spain: Racism and Intolerance Advance Relentlessly

In Europe, xenophobia advances at an immense rate. Author Ana Lucía Sá writes about the situation of immigrants in Spain, the invisibility of the issue of racism and hate crimes...

Bahamas: After Irene

Trinidad & Tobago: The “Granny Quilla” Video

Trinidad & Tobago: Eating for Independence

Cuba: Legendary Sculptor Dies

Ecuador: Journalist Sentenced to Prison for Defamation Flees Country

Bolivia: Aymara Women Working as ‘Voceadoras’ in El Alto

Argentina: People in Buenos Aires March in Support of Teen Killed in Chile Protest

Blog Carnival: Mexico – Verbalizing the Violence

Our first 2011 Blog Carnival had the theme "Mexico - Citizenry, Violence and Blogs". In this first part of the final summary, we showcase what Mexican bloggers thought about past...

Russia: HIV Activists Protest Against Medicine Shortages

Ghana: Ghanaian Political Lexicon for the Aspiring Politician

Sudan: Sudan's Desire to Join the East African Community a Headache

Japan: Noda elected as leader of ruling party

Kenya: Local Webcomics

China: Soaring number of female political prisoners

Japan: Tofugu's favorite YouTube vloggers

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