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17 April 2013

Stories from 17 April 2013

Book Reveals Documents from Pinochet Era

Venezuela's Election Results Show Weakened Chavismo

The results of the presidential election held on April 14 made it clear that Chavismo is starting to wear down. The small difference of just two percentage units and the...

Before Trial, Navalny Nominated as Russia's “Political Enlightener”

RuNet Echo

As Alexey Navalny is gearing up for his embezzlement show-trial in Kirov, there is at least one silver lining: he made it on the short-list of the Russian award Politprosvet...

Psy's YouTube Phenomenon Continues

Private Guards for Pakistani Candidates

Chatting with Marianna Breytman, Global Voices Translator

We introduce you to Marianna Breytman, a translator for Global Voices, who tells us about what it's like to be a collaborator with GV and other things related to translation...

Blood on the Road to Pakistan's Elections

A suicide bombing, a grenade attack and a remote-controlled explosion - all in one day. Nineteen people were killed in three separate incidents targeting candidates of three different parties. April...

Thousands March Reviving Chile's Student Movement

With a massive protest at the national level, the student movement demanding free, quality education returned to the streets of Chile in full force. Students from throughout the country gathered...

Latin American Activists Gather in La Paz

Displaced Residents Accuse Brazilian Power Plant of False Promises

Among 4,325 people that have been either removed or indirectly affected by the construction of the Jirau and Santo Antonio dams in the Madeira river region, in the Brazilian Amazon,...

Portugal: One Arrested in “Screw the Troika” Protest

Mozambique: Coal mine blocked in protest

Madagascar's Economy Falling Behind Africa's

Terrorism Won't Work in China