Donate today to keep Global Voices strong!

Our global community of volunteers work hard every day to bring you the world's underreported stories -- but we can't do it without your help. Support our editors, technology, and advocacy campaigns with a donation to Global Voices!

Donate now

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

4 March 2014

Stories from 4 March 2014

Kazakhstan: Devaluation, Demonstrations, and Lacy Underwear

"I came out in my last pair of lacy panties, which will be banned in our country as of July 2014."

“Hands Off Russian-Language Press” in Tajikistan

Is Russian-language print media in Tajikistan a "threat" or is it "under threat"?

Venezuelan TV Station Didn't Air Oscars for the First Time in 39 Years

Mexicans Triumph at the Academy Awards

Alfonso Cuarón and “Chivo” Lubezki won big at the 86th Academy Awards.

7 Nepali Women, 7 Summits in 7 Continents, 1 Mission

A group of young Nepali women are creating history in mountaineering. Their mission, to climb the highest peak in each of the seven continents. Five completed, two to go.

Code Pink's Medea Benjamin Brutally Arrested by Egyptian Police

Famous US Peace activist and co-founder of Code Pink Medea Benjamin was detained and violently handcuffed without explanation by the Egyptian police, breaking her arm. She tweets her ordeal.

Video: Distributing Food in Yarmouk Camp-Syria

VIDEO: A “Waiting House” for Pregnant Women in Peru

The Peruvian Left Weighs in on Venezuelan Protests

The Peruvian left is being challenged in regards to its position on protests in Venezuela. Is it a modern left? Does it support Maduro's government? The answers are not simple.

Singer Rubén Blades and President Maduro Exchange Words Over Venezuela

A recent publication by the popular Panamanian singer-songwriter Rubén Blades on the subject of the protests in Venezuela has given rise to controversy.

The Best in Korean Street Food: From Sweet Pancakes to Live Baby Octopus

From sweet pancakes, to wriggling baby octopus eaten alive, Korean street food has attracted foodies worldwide.

A Chronology of International Violations by Russian Troops in Ukraine

Winter in Tajik Capital, the “Worst City in Asia”

Macedonian Twitter Community Organizes Second Annual Blood Drive

First Public Gay Marriage in Myanmar

Trinidad & Tobago: There's an App for That

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices
* = required field
Email Frequency

No thanks, show me the site