To mark the 51st anniversary of the creation of the movement that organized the independence struggle in Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde, PAIGC [pt, en], Jorge Brito presents a collection of old stamps and other graphics while chronicling historical events surrounding the 70s in Cape Verde [pt].
1 October 2010
Stories from 1 October 2010
Haifa Alrasheed is a Saudi blogger who both writes for Global Voices Online and translates for Arabic Lingua. Haifa's choice in the articles she translates for Lingua has always interested me, so I took the opportunity to interview and learn more about her.
A major cinema company in Kuwait has announced that it would introduce a 10 minute break in its daily schedule to give worshippers the chance to perform their maghreb prayers. The announcement, on Twitter, received mixed reactions.
Terry Jones and his Dove World Outreach Center have drawn vast international media attention for a plan that had scheduled the burning of the Quran today, September 11th, in Gainesville, Florida. Than plan has since been scrapped. Netizens react in this post.
In this post Global Voices highlights electoral crimes denounced by Brazilian citizens in the preparation of the voting day for the next President, Governors, Deputies and Senators, next October 3.
Happy birthday Cameroon's new blog "On the Road to Success"! What an exciting way for me to get started writing for Global Voices Online by celebrating the birth of a new Cameroonian blog focusing on human rights, politics, business and social trends.