11 June 2012

Stories from 11 June 2012

India: Aamir Khan's TV Show Stirs Up Social Issues

  11 June 2012

A new Indian TV talk show titled Satyamev Jayate (Truth Alone Prevails) hosted by Bollywood actor and filmmaker Aamir Khan is bringing up and debating taboo and sensational social issues which are engaging more and more Indians. Netizens react.

Chile: Chileno.co.uk, Blogging about Chile from the UK

  11 June 2012

Chileno.co.uk is a Chilean blog written mostly in English. Among its content you can find original interviews with prominent Chileans, like film director Andres Wood, and bands like The Ganjas and Inti-Illimani. You can also follow the blog on Twitter (@chilenocouk).

South Africa: No Pain, No Gain

  11 June 2012

Learn about No Pain, No Gain campaign in South Africa: “SANGONeT's Executive Director, David Barnard, will run 750km across three deserts on three continents in 2012 in celebration of SANGONeT's 25th anniversary, to raise R1 million in support of SANGONeT's work and to create awareness about the work of NGOs...

Peru: Conflict in Espinar Creates Rift in Ruling Party

  11 June 2012

On June 4, the conflict between the Espinar community and the mining company Xstrata Copper took a toll on Peru's ruling party with the resignation of officialist congresswoman Veronika Mendoza, followed by two other congressmen. This brought to light wide differences that were already brewing within the ruling party.

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