Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

23 January 2012

Stories from 23 January 2012

Video: One Year, One World and 52 Different Stories

Video journalist Maggie Padlewska will travel alone for one year, visiting a country each week for a total of 52 countries. During her journey she'll be recording, editing and producing...

Iran: Sanctions Bite, and the Iranian Currency Falls

Iranians are facing a financial tsunami as the national currency (Rial) loses value day by day as sanctions against Iranian oil and the banking system get tougher.

Guatemalans Climb to Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence

Zambia: Netizens Abuzz Over Senegal's Loss at AFCON 2012

When Zambia beat Senegal at one of the two opening games of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on January 21, Zambian netizens went abuzz on Facebook and Twitter to...

South Korea : Pizza Appears in Lunar New Year's Ancestral Worship

North Korea: Kim Jong-Un Looking at Things.

“Russia Without Fools,” a Crowdsourced Feedback Portal Launched

Cuba: More on Wilman Villar Mendoza

Cuba: “Intolerance for Dissent”

France, Turkey: Retaliations Expected for Controversial Law on Armenian Genocide

Haiti: Leadership Triangle

Cuba: The Loss of a Decent Man

Barbados: Excuses for Crime?

Europe: Radio Documentary to Chronicle Long-Term Effects of Crisis

“Teaching through humiliation: tough love or cruelty?”

Mozambique: Mayor Shares Photos of Storm Damage on Facebook

Fourth Friendship Lao-Thai Bridge

East Timor: Monitoring the 2012 Elections

Madagascar: Exiled Former President Ravalomanana Refused Return

Since January 18 2012, former president Marc Ravalomanana has announced that he would return to Madagascar soon after being in exile in South Africa for three years. On January 21,...

Brunei: Support Group for Individuals with Autism

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site