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3 May 2012

Stories from 3 May 2012

Bahamas: Election Suggestion

Cuba: Where's the (Press) Freedom?

Today is World Press Freedom Day - but in the Caribbean blogosphere, a handful of Cuban diaspora bloggers are the only ones talking about it.

Guatemala: Community Leader Dies in Clashes in Santa Cruz Barillas

India: Photo Essay On Working Mothers

Russia: Crowdsourcing to Solve Local Urban Problems

RuNet Echo

Solving problems at the local level, the kind encountered by inhabitants of big cities and regional centers, is becoming more and more feasible thanks to projects based on crowdsourcing technology....

Liberia: Will Social Media Increase Civic Engagement?

Global Voices author Counselor Track talks to Shelby Grossman about the use of social media in Liberia. Shelby is a blogger and a PhD candidate in the Department of Government...

Sudan/South Sudan: Voicing Hope for #newSUDANS

In the wake of the secession of South Sudan from Sudan in July 2011 and the recent clashes between the two countries over the oil-rich region of Heglig, citizens of...

Yemen: Anger at Expansion of US Drone War

The United States has recently expanded its campaign of drone strikes in Yemen, to widespread anger and concern. Drone strikes against suspected Al Qaeda operatives have been launched under expanded...

China and Africa: Exporting the Shenzhen Model

Bahamas: Last Thoughts on Elections

Bahamians go the polls in the country's general election on Monday. With less than a week left before voting day, bloggers are posting their thoughts about their political choices.

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