Stories from 15 April 2014
Technology is permeating even literature festivals! The Bocas Lit Fest blog announces the debut of Festival Radio, which will bring the festival experience to a global audience via a live audio stream, an on-demand audio magazine and archival material available through SoundCloud.
On Saturday, April 12, 2014, a raging forest fire began in Valparaíso, causing 12 dead people and provoking the evacuation of thousands of residents in the area.
"#Mugabe has the audacity to infer Nigeria Govt is #corrupt. Nigeria Govt has the temerity to feel insulted."
Active Voice reviews Gaiutra Bahadur’s book Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture and wonders whether “banning words or proscribing them ever achieves the desired outcome”: Should we be trying to sanitize history or recording it in all its ugliness for the benefit of future generations? Can we ever liberate the...
During this interview, Jorge De Armas speaks about recent event in Miami directed to building bridges between Cuba and the United States after more than 50 years of conflict.
Over the next four months, we're coaching Fellows of the Melton Foundation to write stories about inequality and discrimination in their countries for Global Voices.
In the second installment of our post about the digital divide in Trinidad and Tobago, Global Voices talks with Kenfield Griffith, CEO of mSurvey, the company that conducted the research.