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19 December 2011

Stories from 19 December 2011

Iran: ‘Pure comments campaign’

Rwanda: Blogging From Rwanda

Africa: Women4Africa Awards

Zambia: Sata at Close Quarters

Jamaica: vote or not?

Cuba: Prix Carbet for Padura

Barbados: remembering “Hitch”

El Salvador: Environmental Groups Meet to Discuss UN Climate Change Conference

Colombia's Capital: Dream or Nightmare?

Trinidad and Tobago: making zines

Barbados: debating “the letter”

Iran: Shocking video film from egypt

Mozambique: The Irrepressible Facebook Blogger

Mozambique is a country with a few superbloggers and little else to report in terms of consistent expression on the open internet, but with dramatic growth of Facebook (via mobile)...

Kazakhstan: Longtime Strike Bursts into Violence; State of Emergency Declared

As Kazakhstan was preparing for the pompous celebrations of the 20th anniversary of the country's independence, the seven month-long strike of employees sacked from the national oil company's subsidiary in...

South Korea: North Korean Dictator, Kim Jong Il Is Dead

Kim Jong Il, the North Korean dictator has died. Although the death of the world's one of the notorious dictator is something what people should welcome, most South Koreans have...

Spain: Interview of “Arreglamicalle.com”

Puerto Rico: Why Don't You Go Back?

Puerto Rico: Feminist experiences at the “Encuentro”

Puerto Rico: Henry Cole on the Drums