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2 August 2013

Stories from 2 August 2013

Abre Latam: Developers and Solutions for the Region

Technology for Transparency Network

Juan Arellano collects impressions of Abre Latam, an event on Open Data and transparency in Latin American governments that took place in Montevideo, Uruguay.

An Extensive Review of North Korea's Latest Tablet Computer

Trinidad & Tobago: Emancipation Means Freedom for All

Prior to Emancipation Day, bloggers debated the concept of freedom in the context of the 23rd anniversary of the country's attempted coup.

From Heartfelt to Hysterical, Twitter Parenting Poems Go Viral in Japan

"However tired I look, you smile at me. Then, you touch my hair encouragingly and softly daub it with porridge."

News Websites Indicted over Land Grab Report

Mali Looks for Fresh Start with Presidential Race Down to Two

Former Prime Minister Ibrahima Boubacar Keita and challenger Soumaïla Cissé will face off in a second round of elections.

Police Backup for McDonald's in Local Burger War?

Tunisian FEMEN Activist Amina Released from Prison

The 19-year-old activist is still charged with "cemetery desecration".

Brazil Accused of Railroading Indigenous Rights in Proposed Land Bill

Complementary Bill 227, brought to an emergency vote in the senate, will give Brazil the power to economically exploit indigenous lands in the Amazon.

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