Stories from 4 September 2013
Levi Bridges reflects on immigration reform and the latest derailment of 'la bestia', a Mexican train that offers migrants an alternative way of reaching the U.S.
The Twitter hashtag #CacerolazoPor allows Colombian web users to share their reasons to take to the streets and protest.
Croatia agrees to fully apply EU extradition law after Brussels raises possibility of sanctions against the new EU member state.
"You won't believe it, but all is quiet in Damascus. People sit in cafes, walk the streets, and are far from a universal hysteria"
Pianist and conductor Ivan Tasovac's vibrant personality and sharp wit have made him popular in Serbia and on Twitter.
The drums of war are getting louder as US lawmakers prepare to vote on a "punitive" bombing campaign on Syria. Online, everyone has become an overnight expert on Syria.
Vladivostok, a remote city in the Russian Far East, is notorious for the many used Japanese cars on its roads, which are possibly the worst in the country.
Global Voices talks with Varun Baker, the creator of the website Patwa.org, the first online audio dictionary for Jamaican's national language.
"Global Voices is the first stop for anyone who wants to understand the issues affecting different societies from within," says Internet entrepreneur Mohamed Nanabhay, Global Voices' newest board member.
Michael Parmly, ex-representative of the United States in Cuba, suggested to President Barack Obama that the Guantánamo military base be returned to the island's authorities, along with other recommendations mentioned in a 26 page report which the news agency Reuters had access to and which will be published shortly at the Fletcher Forum...
Catherine Samba-Panza does not waiver in the face of the ongoing massive struggle before her. Olivier Tallès reports [fr] that the Mayor of Bangui was powerless witnessing the looting and vandalizing of the capital city of the Central African Republic by the Séléka Rebels when they took control of the country...
In Honduras, they’re taking land that we were using to grow beans and rice so they can grow African palm for bio-fuel. The intention is to stop the production of food that humans need so they can produce fuel that cars need. Beverly Bell and Tory Field have published a...