Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

29 July 2020

Stories from 29 July 2020

Former prime minister of Barbados, Owen Arthur, dies

"There is no economist working today in this region of the world who has not drawn on the wisdom, rigour and intellectual fearlessness of the [Right Honourable] Owen Seymour Arthur."

As COVID-19 infections surge, Japan launches travel subsidy campaign

Even as COVID-19 cases continue to climb in major cities in Japan, the government launched a new campaign aimed at encouraging tourism in local communities.

Congolese journalist forced into exile for documentary on violent evictions

Congolese filmmaker Gaël Mpoyo and his family have been forced to live in exile, given the sensitive subject of his film and a climate of insecurity in South Kivu province.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site