Stories from 9 October 2014
Lightening struck an indigenous village this week, leaving 11 dead and another 18 injured in the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta, Colombia.
GV Face: Alaa Abd El Fattah and Maryam Al Khawajah on Hunger Strikes, Jail-time, and Activism in Egypt and Bahrain
Hundreds of political prisoners are currently on hunger strike in Egypt and Bahrain.
After a workshop conducted in August 2014, indigenous leaders from Amazon regions in Peru started to discover the role drones can play in monitoring environmental threats to the rainforest.
Bahrain, along with four other Arab countries, has joined the coalition against the militant group ISIS, as it silences its own critics.
Holder is remembered for being one of the greatest artists Trinidad has produced, and a prominent member of a golden generation of artists who came of age in the 1950s.
The Global Voices Citizen Media Summit will be held January 24-26, 2015 in Cebu, Philippines. Stay tuned for more information!
Plov, a Central Asian meat, rice and carrot staple, is becoming a delicacy in London and New York, where regional culinary traditions are pleasing locals and expatriates alike.
The negative remarks are evidence of the long-documented economic gap between the north and the south in Brazil.