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4 September 2012

Stories from 4 September 2012

Trinidad & Tobago: 50 Doesn't Add Up

Jamaica: For Every Child, a Laptop

Pakistan: Crowd-Sourcing Number Of Railway Stations

India: 2012 Indian Bloggers’ Mindset Survey

Puerto Rico: Photography at the Biennial

Kenya: NationHela Available in Kenya

Russia: Patriarch's Press Secretary Wants LiveJournal to Ban Photoshops of Priests

Mozambique: A Guide to Mozambique

#OccupyGuyana ‘Inspired’ by Linden Protesters

The #OccupyGuyana movement was launched after the shooting of peaceful protesters in Linden on July 18. Global Voices spoke with activist Sherlina Nageer to learn more about the movement's formation,...

Puerto Rico: “Ragga Muffin Style”

Puerto Rico: Bloggers on the Rise

Cuba: The Census and the Invisible

Civil Service Under Pressure in Francophone Africa

Civil servants in Francophone Africa are coming under increasing pressure to do more with less. The Windhoek Declaration revealed the overdue recognition of the crucial impact of the public administration...

Guatemala: “Threatened for Reporting the Truth”

Russia: Online Platform for Auditing Court Decisions

With the appearance of "RosPravosudie," Russians have gained a comprehensive database of information about lawyers, attorneys, judges, and judicial decisions. Its founder, Gleb Suvorov, recently spoke to Greenhouses of Social...

Cuba: On Euphemisms

Madagascar: Electricity Supplier Office Vandalized by Residents over Frequent Outage

Germany: Criticism of ‘Ich Will Europa’ Campaign

Eleven German foundations started the campaign 'Ich Will Europa' (I Want Europe) to advocate for European integration. However, there has been some strong criticism of the campaign on social media.

Yemen: The People of Yemen Photo Project

United States: Radio Marti Features Cuban Porn Star

Miami-based, US government-funded radio station Radio Martí recently aired an interview with adult Cuban film star Angelina Castro. Bloggers on both sides of the Florida Straits reacted to the program.

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