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23 November 2010

Daily archive · 9 posts

Stories from 23 November 2010

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Bolivia: 229 Years Since the Sacrifice of Tupac Katari

The story of the uprising of the indigenous freedom fighters has been passed down from generation to generation in the indigenous communities of Bolivia. This rebellious movement was led some...

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Dominican Republic: The death of an exemplary human being

November 18th was a sad day for Dominicans: Freddy Beras Goico passed away. The communicator and TV host was involved in his last years in philanthropist activities helping people with...

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Iran: We are all Computer Criminals

Iran's government has a law at its disposal that make it possible to label almost any Internet user a criminal. The “Law of Computer Crimes” was approved by Iran's parliament...

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Tanzania: NGO 2.0: Reflections on the year of blogging

Daraja is a Tanzanian NGO, which aims to make local institutions more responsive to the needs rural communities in Tanzania. The mission of Daraja is to empower communities and local...

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Cambodia: Stampede tragedy during Water Festival

It was the last hour of the last day of the Water Festival in Cambodia. Then a stampede tragedy over a bridge connecting a reclaimed island to the mainland killed...

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North Korea/South Korea: Deadly Skirmish, Live On Twitter

North Korea has fired more than a hundred artillery rockets at South Korea's YeonPyeong Island near its western border, killing two South Korean marines, injuring at least a dozen and...

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Serbia: Abuse of Stray Animals Continues

The Serbian President is willing to adopt a severely mutilated dog called Mila, which became a symbol of the suffering of Serbia's stray animals. However, despite all the publicity, horrifying...

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Madagascar: A Chronology of the Failed Coup According to Tweets

As coup attempts are seemingly becoming a yearly feature in Madagascar, twitter updates from local citizens kept track of the development of yet another mutiny by army officers, a few...

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Costa Rica: Germany and Colombia win La Ruta endurance cycling race

La Ruta de los Conquistadores is considered one of the world's hardest cycling races in stages and it took place last week in Costa Rica, with Colombian Angela Parra winning...

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