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12 January 2012

Stories from 12 January 2012

Global Voices Aymara: Experiences in Translation in 2011

Some members of the Global Voices in Aymara translation team write about their experiences in 2011, which for them reached a milestone for growth in terms of the number of...

Cuba: Ahmadinejad's Visit

Haiti: Two Years, Today

Azerbaijan: Corrupt Cops Captured on Video Dismissed

Trinidad & Tobago: Drum Culture

Guyana: All Kinds of Cowards

Cameroon: Essayist and Blogger Arrested and Charged with Robbery

Enoh Meyomesse, a Cameroonian writer and blogger, was arrested on November 22, 2011, at Nsimalen airport in Yaoundé, Cameroon on his way back from Singapore. Charged with robbery by the...

Madagascar, Ethiopia: Arable Lands on Sale

Ecuador: Journalists’ Twitter Habits and Challenges

Guatemala: Speaking out Against Mainstream Media's ‘Bad Press’ for President Colom

Venezuela: The Impact of Social Networks

Greece: Criticism of Politicians During Theophany Celebrations

In Greece, January 6 is the national holiday of Theophany. Every year, government and civic officials attend the celebrations and make official statements. However, due to the economic, political and...

Yemen: January 12, a Day Without Qat

Today has been declared a 'No Qat Day' by Yemeni netizens, who hope their call will deter their countrymen and women from chewing Qat, an addictive narcotic leaf, chewed by...

Russia: Glasnost 2.0 and a White Revolution

Moldova: New Presidential Candidate Enters the Scene

Philippines: Unvisited Corners

Panama: Tropical Hummingbirds feeding

China: Transformation Snare