1 May 2014

Stories from 1 May 2014

Colombia: Collapse of a Mine Causes Death and Destruction

  1 May 2014

At least three people died people and between 25 and 30 got trapped after the collapse of an illegally operated mine in the department of Cauca, Soutwest of Colombia, as reported [es] local media on Thursday, May 1. HSBNoticias informed on Twitter: [FOTOS] [+18] Se lleva a cabo el rescate...

Protecting Journalists’ Sources: Don't Take Your Smart Phone

  1 May 2014

Mark Pearson of Journlaw.com interviews Cameron Stewart, National security reporter and associate editor at The Australian newspaper. They discuss the challenges facing investigative journalists in the era of technological surveillance. Among other gems of advice: leave your smartphones back at your office when you are meeting confidential sources. More at:...

The Bengali Tradition of Halkhata, New Accounts Ledger

  1 May 2014

The centuries old Bengali new years celebrations include an important tradition, opening the Halkhata, a new ledger book for the year for the businesses. Blog Amader Kotha explains what Halkhata is. The traditional red color ledger book signifies the marking of a new beginning and the festivities, rituals, hopes and...

Trinidad & Tobago: From One Government to Another

  1 May 2014

Our country cannot continue exporting our jobs, capital and skilled people in favour of unexamined and undisclosed foreign policies. Afra Raymond says that the current Government to Government arrangements are a direct threat to Trinidad and Tobago’s fundamental interests.

More about Heartbleed

  1 May 2014

Mariano Amartino, from the blog Denken Über [es], explains on a detailed and graphic post the OpenSSL software vulnerability known as Heartbleed and notes that: Speaking clearly, the ONLY way of fixing this problem is that vulnerable sites (more than tens of thousands) carry out an OpenSSL update and issue...

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