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14 November 2013

Stories from 14 November 2013

Winds of Waste: Plastic Bags Land in Venezuela's Paraguaná Peninsula

PHOTOS: Humans of Latin America

Humans of New York has inspired photographers all over the world. The "Humans of..." projects from Latin America show the rich ethnic and cultural diversity of the region.

Russia's Potemkin Hospitals?

RuNet Echo

Are modern hospitals shown on television fakes rolled out to bamboozle VIPs like Prime Minister Medvedev?

Kazakhstan's Facebook Rival Groups Members by Tribe

Pussy Riot's Tolokonnikova Transferred to Krasnoyarsk

Soviet Environmental Posters

South Koreans Furious Over Never-Ending Crappy Soap Opera

‘Tomorrow It Could Be You': Gender, Racism and the Limits of Humor in Brazil

A Brazilian TV comedian has once again made offensive jokes about black people and women. How much space is there for social discrimination in Brazil's television lineup?

China: Domestic or Foreign Role for New National Security Committee?

The establishment of a new top-level authority - State Security Committee (NSC) - was announced by the Chinese Communist Party on November 12, 2013.