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11 December 2016

Stories from 11 December 2016

Opposition-Minded Venezuelans Have Their Say on the Legacy of Cuba's Fidel Castro

Few countries were as in thrall to Castro as Venezuela, where many accuse him of enabling the abuses of the socialist government.

There Are Many Organizations in Caracas Trying to Change Things for the Better

Can people in small groups change the stories that are told in the Venezuelan capital? Civil organizations strongly say 'yes'.

Ghana Proves That Peaceful, Free and Fair Elections Are Not a Dream in Africa

"Ghana is consistently one of those African countries that gives the Western media nothing negative to report about Africa."

Accessible Japan: Information About Traveling in Japan With a Disability

The site features gorgeous photos, as well as accessibility reviews of many of Japan's most famous landmarks.

Bulgarians React Quickly in Solidarity Response to Hitrino Train Tragedy

At least seven people were killed in the blast that followed a rail accident in one of the country's most impoverished regions.

Three Somali Journalists on Lesbos Hope for the Best—Asylum in Europe

Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis make up the majority of the refugee population stuck on Lesbos and other Greek islands. So the Africans there to seek asylum are often overlooked.

Interested in Cultural Feminism? Serve Yourselves!

A well-known Peruvian educational outreach blog has listed 70 Spanish-language texts available on cultural and women's struggles.