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10 August 2012

Stories from 10 August 2012

South Korea: President's Unprecedented Visit to Disputed Islands a Smokescreen?

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak made an unprecedented and highly controversial visit to the Dokdo islands. However, skepticism and suspicion grow strong in the Korean Twittersphere, with many calling the...

Colombia: Gold for Cyclist Mariana Pajón

Chile: Doubts Over Origin of Violence at Student Protests

Last Wednesday, August 8, 2012, thousands of students tried to march on the Alameda avenue in downtown Santiago in a non-authorized protest that ended up with three public transportation buses...

Dominican Republic: Changes in the Publishing Industry

Cuba: Freedom of Press?

Puerto Rico: Urban Artists “La Pandilla”

Puerto Rico: Festival of the Hammock

Puerto Rico: Penal Code and Freedom of Expression

Cuba: Celaya on Payá

Morocco: Students Demand Education Reform

In July, a group of Moroccan students launched a Facebook page called "The Union of Moroccan Students to Change the Education System". In less than a month, it attracted unprecedented...

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