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8 December 2014

Stories from 8 December 2014

U.S.A.: Migratory Reform, An Incomplete Solution

President Barack Obama's announcement regarding migratory reform, introduced via executive action, generates, on one hand, relief within the Latino community. On the other hand, however, there are voices expressing discontent....

Peru: A Tour Around Casa de Aliaga

On his blog Blucasendel, Argentinian journalist Wenceslao Bottaro explores new ways of linking with tourism and other ways for communication and promotion of touristic attractions. This time, he graphically shows...

Rebuilding Timbuktu's Cultural Diversity, One eReader at a Time

Several local NGOs are now hard at work in Mali, launching projects to help rebuild the country's social cohesion and restore peace. "Living Together" is using eReaders.

GV Face: Celebrating 10 Years of Global Voices With Our Co-founders Rebecca and Ethan

As we celebrate our 10th anniversary, we talk to our cofounders Rebecca and Ethan about all the victories, challenges and surprises they've faced in this organic, inspiring and beautiful journey.

Ugandan Singer Faces Possible Arrest Under Anti-Pornography Law After Boyfriend Leaks Nude Photos

Desire Luzinda, a popular Ugandan musician, was questioned for over eight hours by police after she found herself the victim of "revenge porn."

Video: Amazon Indigenous Tribe Protests Hydroelectric Dam Construction

Indigenous people from the Munduruku ethnic group are fighting against the construction of the São Luiz do Tapajós dam in the state of Pará, Brazil. The dam will mean the...

Tokyo Marches in Solidarity With US Protesters #TOKYO4FERGUSON

On December 6th the African American Youth Travel Program (AAYTP) organised a protest against police brutality, racism and injustice in solidarity with the protests around the world.

How Social Media Helped an Independent Candidate Beat the Odds in Taiwan's Elections

Ko Wen-je won the race for mayor in Taiwan's capital city by a landslide. The island's political culture favors a two-party system, but Ko says social media helped him win.

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