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26 September 2011

Stories from 26 September 2011

Bolivia: Mobilization in Support of Indigenous Marchers

In the past month, indigenous highway protest marchers in Bolivia have received widespread support from residents of cities on their route donating food and supplies, as well as from many...

Bangladesh: Does Anyone Care About The Urban Poor?

India: To Be Poor In India

Bolivia: Police Repression of Indigenous Marchers in Yucumo

The Bolivian indigenous march against a planned highway reached a standstill with the blockade of pro-government groups in the town of Yucumo. On September 25, uniformed police officers launched tear...

Brazil: The Real Value of Half Price Tickets

Even though there is a federal law in Brazil for half price tickets to cultural shows - as the greatest portion of the public can only afford half of the...

North Korea: Kim Jong-Il's Surprise Appearance On the Simpsons

North Korea: Kim Jong-il Plans to Solve Famine by Breeding Giant Rabbits

Book Review: ‘Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives In North Korea’

Ethical Issues in Doing Business in North Korea

Chile: Twitter Trending Topics and #yomarchoel22

Ecuador: Digital Illiteracy Rate in Loja

El Salvador: Digital Newspaper Publishes Wikileaks Cables

Puerto Rico: Dealing with the Murder Rate

Cuba: “Damas” Targeted Again

Bahamas: Crime Fighting Issues

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: More Violence Against Women

Kenya: Kenya Hosts Sixth Internet Governance Forum

Jamaica: Gratitude to Garvey

Georgia: Virtual Facebook Parliamentary Speaker Election Game

Ahead of next year's parliamentary election in Georgia, the ruling party continues in its attempt to harness the power of social media to attract interest in the electoral process from...

Japan: Tracking a telecom giant's quest for carrying the iPhone

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