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10 February 2012

Stories from 10 February 2012

Cuba: Prisoner of 18 Years Released

Jamaica: Journalist “Mutty” Perkins Dies

Puerto Rico: Life One Photo a Day

Jose Marti offers a glimpse of life in San Juan through his online photography project "Photos of Today."

Barbados: “Insultingly Low” Sentence

Jamaica: Go Easy on the Guns

Trinidad & Tobago: Implementation Key in DNA Bill

Germany, France: Disparities in Policies Regarding the Integration of Foreign Students

France: How Are PACS and Marriage Different?

Brazil: “We Are All Pinheirinho” Spreads Around the World

Brazilians all over the world, as well as citizens from different countries, have mobilized in support of the community of Pinheirinho recently evicted from their houses in São José dos...

France: A Drone Campaigning… for President

Africa: 2012 Cup Semi-Finals Put West Africa in the Spotlight

The semi-finals of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations are causing great excitement in West Africa, as three out of four teams still in competition hail from this region. Francois-Xavier...

Georgia: Allegations made online against billionaire opposition politician

Macedonia: Coping With Ice and Snow in Skopje

Russia: “Anti-Gay Propaganda Bill” Passes Second Reading

RuNet Echo

St. Petersburg is getting closer to signing into law the notorious "anti-gay propaganda bill." "Will talking about Tchaikovsky be banned?" tweets British writer and actor Stephen Fry. Some of the...

South Korea: American Missionary Sue North Korea for Sexual Torture