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20 May 2014

Stories from 20 May 2014

“JetGate” Forces Resignation of Bermuda's Premier

An alleged corruption scandal has prompted the resignation of Bermuda's premier, leaving the island in the midst of political upheaval and the ruling party with an uncertain future.

#Conservaeloso: The Campaign to Save the “Alcatraz of the Caribbean”

The space will be used to open a center for cancer treatment.

Only in Thailand: Coup Without a Coup

The Thai army declared martial law across Thailand to solve the country's political crisis but it insisted that there was no coup.

VIDEO: “Same But Different” Kids With Disabilities Tell Their Stories

Eight British children with disabilities and medical conditions tell their stories in Same But Different, an award-winning documentary by David Barnes. It is a collection of short portraits of children...

Grenada: Kick'em Jenny Study May Save Lives

Repeating Islands republishes a report about a scientific study of Kick'em Jenny, an active underwater volcano located just off the coast of Grenada.

Iranian Women Defiantly Remove the Veil

Women activists Iran all over are defiantly removing their veil to protest governmental discrimination against women. See how they break the law and flout their photographs online.

Malawi Elections 2014

Malawi votes for presidential elections Tuesday May 20, 2014. Follow live updates on Twitter @Malawi2014 and @MEIC_2014.

AFKInsider Blogging Contest

AFKInsider is hosting a blogging competition where the best blogger every month will be asked to write a paid weekly story for AFKInsider the next month: AFKInsider bloggers contest seeks...

Analyzing Media in El Salvador

Salvadorean blog Colectivo de análisis de la realidad compiles and comments on its Media analysis on May 12, 2014 [es] the main news on printed and digital media that date...

The Mexican Hashtag that was Trending Topic on Mother's Day

Andrés Mayorquín comments [es] on Se hace camino al andar about the Mexican campaign on Twitter with hashtag #ChingueasumadreEPN [screw your mother, president EPN]: Via Twitter, the president's mother was...

Bangladesh's Economy Remains Stable, Analysis Finds

Equity analyst and blogger Asif Khan posts a brief economic update of Bangladesh in his blog. According to the analysis, despite political uncertainties the economy looks stable and inflation remains...

Sexism in Advertising

Natalio Pinto on El Blog del Incógnito analizes [es] advertising and their inclination to sexism after readfing the article 15 vintage ads where women appear as idiots, about advertising in...

Libraries in Lima

Silvana Aquino writes [es] on Infotecarios about the launching of Lima Literary Map. She explains the initiative: Some weeks ago, the Downtown Lima Literary Map [es] was presented. This is...

Eleven Places to Visit in Argentina

Laura Schneider posts [es] on Viajes y Relatos the 11 places she considers as highly recommendable to visit in Argentina. Out of the 11, we copy this one as a...

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