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5 January 2012

Stories from 5 January 2012

Central America: LibreBus Project Presents its Documentary

During May of 2011, the LibreBus collective project traveled by bus across the streets of five different Central America countries looking to share their knowledge with enthusiasts of open culture....

Rwanda: How Free Eggs Affected Farmers

Cuba: State of the Blogosphere

Puerto Rico: Emigration Nation?

Trinidad & Tobago: Culture of Corruption

Africa: Recapping Mighty African's 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Oath of Office

Jamaica: Portia in Power

Ghana: Help Fundraise for Quadriplegic

Africa: 2012: Africa's Election Trail

Nigeria: Protests, Fuel Subsidy Removal and the Role of Social Media

Kenya: When History Caught Up With Kenyan Lawyer

China 2011: From Jasmine Crackdowns to Grassroots Uprisings

From the crackdowns on any Jasmine revolution and grassroots uprisings, to debates about future development models, 2011 was another eventful year for China. Oiwan Lam rounds up.

Bolivia: Netizens Defend Blogger's Creative Commons Licensed Work

El Salvador: Blogger Challenges Youth to Transform Country

Brazil: Domestic Work in Transition

Brazilian society is seeing a transition in domestic work, a type of employment that is deeply connected to issues such as social inclusion, bad work conditions, social hierarchies, gender inequalities...

Iraq: 162,000 People Killed

Philippines: Ailing Economy Welcomes 2012

Philippines: Vacation at Camiguin

Southeast Asia: The Great Floods of 2011

Storms battered the Southeast Asian region in 2011 which caused heavy flooding in many countries, displaced thousands of residents and workers, destroyed millions worth of agricultural crops, and killed more...

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