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15 May 2014

Stories from 15 May 2014

Macedonian Medical Students Live in Medieval Conditions

Independent student magazine Izlez (Exit) published photo galleries originally posted by students Dena Miladinoska and Kristina Ivanova [mk] of the state-run dorm for medical students at the University of Saints...

International Community and the Crisis in Ukraine

Angie Ramos guest blogs [es] at Tintero Político about the crisis in Ukraine and after analyzing different key factors involved concludes with the reaction of the internacional community: The thing...

Tips for Being a First World Country

Mexican Alfredo Cortés de Café Financiero reflects [es] after a trip to Canada about things and attitudes that in this country mean to belong to the “first world”: I want...

Women Bloggers and Mother's Day

Women bloggers at Mujeres Construyendo [Women building] celebrated [es] Mother's Day to no surprise: blogging! Beyond the huge ads that can be seen for presents on this occasion, we have...

Increasing Connection Between the Online and the Offline in Cuba

In Cuba, an intrepid connection between virtuality and reality has flourished.

How Gangs Have Become a Trojan Horse in El Salvador's Security Forces (Part 2)

One hundred members of the Salvadoran security forces have been expelled for ties to gangs. The Salvatrucha prefers to infiltrate the police; Gang 18 with the Army. This institution has...

South Korean TV Reporters Apologize for Their Flawed Ferry Coverage

Young journalists for KBS (Korea Broadcasting System) have confessed that their ferry disaster reports were biased and too pro-government.

Russia's Space Wars, On the Ground

Although GPS is safe, for now, the incident is an illustration of a kind of resigned lack of trust some Russians feel toward their government.

@metroaverias, Monitoring Madrid Metro

M. Luz Congosto writes [es] on Barriblog that due to budget cuts in Spain, the quality of public services has been affected, and it is evident with Madrid Metro, and...

Google Nest, They Know Your Data

The blog Infoactivismo reports [es] about the parodic launching of Google Nest on the recent edition of Re:publica 14 in Berlin. After reviewing the fictitious features of the product, the...

Myths about Gender and Roles

On EnGenerada they reflect [es] on the construction of gender identities and the myhts usually associated to women and men. They conclude that, in spite of being relativized in reality,...

Indiference and Manipulation in Colombian Electoral Campaign

Uriel Hernando Anzola Rojas writes [es] on No me crean tan aguacate about the current political moment in Colombia facing upcoming presidential elections: We are a country of forgetful individuales,...

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