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16 February 2012

Stories from 16 February 2012

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Peru: The Water March Arrives in Lima

16 February 2012

Finally the Water March arrived in Lima. For two days, different activities developed for the defense of water throughout the country. Juan Arellano gathers some citizens' reports of these final days and the activities that ended the march.

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Colombia: Through the Eyes of Expat Bloggers

16 February 2012

Colombia's official travel website has called on some 30 foreigners to share their Colombian living and travel adventures to the world through blogging. The official site will launch on February 20, but some of the participants offer a glimpse of the project on their personal blogs.

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Spain: “We Have Memory, We Want Justice”

16 February 2012

The ruling to bar the National Audience Magistrate, Baltasar Garzón from the legal profession for 11 years has caused outrage in Spain and around the world. Chris Moya interviews former Congressman Federico Mayor Zaragoza on Garzón's case and its implications.

Guinea: The Indifference Towards Women with Disabilities

16 February 2012

Boubacar Sanso Barry wrote for the site Yanous [fr]: “Example of the indifference and the negligence in Guinea towards disability issues: It is almost impossible to find an organization that is capable or likely to concern itself with the lives of disabled people, or that would think to tackle those...

China: iPads Now Officially Banned

16 February 2012

IPads continue to disappear from store shelves in China as Apple remains embroiled in a dispute over the rights to the "IPAD" trademark, registered by a Shenzhen-based company a decade ago.

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