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29 September 2011

Stories from 29 September 2011

Why don’t South Asians talk to each other?

Pakistan: Update On Flood Relief

Nepal: Film South Asia 2011 Starts Today

Trinidad & Tobago: Cuban Film at T&T Film Festival

Bahamas: Time to Take Action Against Crime

Cuba: Jailed Activists

Jamaica: Upcoming Elections

Kenya: RIP #WangariMaathai

Tweets keep flowing in honor of Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan environmental and political activist who died last week after a battle with cancer.

Mexico: Baja California Anti-Abortion Law Upheld by Supreme Court

Venezuela: Thinking Succession Amid Rumors About Chavez's Health

Chile: Indigenous Leaders to Meet With Congress

Global: Key Quotes and Tweets from the Internet Governance Forum

As the Internet Governance Forum is a truly epic event both online and offline, it's hard to do justice to the complexity of the discussions and debates that are currently...

Brazil: The Sexist Ad of Supermodel Gisele Bundchen

Brazil: Blogging Carnival in Defense of Abortion

Brazil: The Tie of the Case Folha Versus Falha

Cameroon: Calm Before the Storm?

Cameroon's presidential election will take place on October 9, but the lack of stake in the outcome felt by the general population is leading to a lack of interest. The...

Cameroon: Attempted Mutiny in the Economic Capital?

Cuba: A Tireless Defender of Gay Rights

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Francisco Rodríguez Cruz is a Cuban journalist and activist who for over a year has maintained a controversial blog committed to advancing the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and...

Taiwan: Polyglot teaches you Taiwanese indigenous languages

Greece: “Europe, come be in my shoes, before judging me”