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3 August 2012

Stories from 3 August 2012

Cuba: In a Decade

Guatemala: Indigenous Village Declares Internet Access a Human Right

In the village of Santiago Atitlan internet access has been declared "a human right" by both their inhabitants and their local authorities. Authorities are also implementing a plan to provide...

Bangladesh: Save Sundarbans’ Bengal Tigers

Global Tiger Day is observed in 13 countries on the 29th of July each year. This year the slogan in Bangladesh was 'Save Sundarbans Tiger Landscape'. Protests were also made...

Puerto Rico: Celebrating Javier Culson's Success in London 2012 Olympics

Puerto Rican netizens are brimming with pride and support after the athlete, Javier Culson, reached the semifinals in the 400m hurdles. Culson is considered to have a strong chance of...

Central America Begins to Stand Out in the London Olympic Games

A week after the inauguration of the London Olympic Games, Central America has yet to win a medal but has had some significant highlights. Social networks have been witnesses and...

Global: ‘International Relations’ Out of the Classroom Onto the Web

"IR has a new dimension and is no longer the subject of a few for discussion." - Former IR Student. "Blogging is not an end in itself or a replacement...

Chile: Mapuche Women Demand Withdrawal of Police Forces

Venezuela: Culture of the Plains on the Internet

To know the culture of the Venezuelan plains, one needs to get to know their citizen media. With this post we start a series on the Venezuelan plains and their...

Puerto Rico: Blogger's Book Doesn't Shy Away From a Good Brawl

"Reyerta TV" (Brawl TV) is a short story collection written by Puerto Rican writer and blogger Juanluis Ramos. It is a wonderful collection of grainy, technicolored, pop-culture inspired windows into...

Georgia: Civil Society Mobilizes After Armenia-Azerbaijan Clashes

With tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan on the rise, civil society activists and journalists from both countries last month convened in a small ethnic Azeri village in neighboring Georgia.

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