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25 October 2011

Stories from 25 October 2011

Bangladesh: Launching of Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Bhutan: Justifying Police Brutality

Trinidad & Tobago: Divali Delicacies

Cuba: “Exterior” & “Interior” Blockades

Cuba: Watching Hurricane Rina

Mexico: President Signs Law Two Years After Daycare Centre Fire

On June 5, 2009, a fire in a daycare centre claimed the lives of 49 children and left 76 injured. The childrens' parents campaigned for a bill to improve the...

Bermuda: The Challenges of Buying Local

Jamaica: Conflict of Interest with Housing & Environment

Pakistan: Bloggers Dismayed at Google Adsense Ban

A recent ban on Google Adsense accounts has left many Pakistani bloggers dismayed. Scores of genuine publishers have fallen prey in a move aimed for crackdown on fraudulent websites and...

Kenya: Online Reactions to Suspected Al Shabaab Grenade Attacks

Following the Kenyan military offensive against the Somali militant group Al Shabaab, the group responded by attacking Kenya's capital with two deadly grenade attacks: one at a popular entertainment club...

Venezuela's “Twitter Addiction”

Nicaragua: Journalist Launches ‘The Nicaragua Dispatch’

Mexico: Nonprofit Supports Low-Income Women Entrepreneurs

Brazil: Journalists Collaborate with US State Department

Russia: Ministry of Justice Plans to Monitor Online Content

Bangladesh: Live Blogging Electoral Debate

Russia: Government Official Tries to Force Websites to Remove Discrediting Video

Azerbaijan: Twitter Diplomacy

Chile: State Security Law, Violence Deterrent or Repression?

On October 18, Chilean Interior Minister Rodrigo Hinzpeter invoked the State Security Law to punish the persons responsible for the burning of a bus during the protests supporting the student...

Macedonia: Advocating Media Freedom Through Music

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