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19 September 2012

Stories from 19 September 2012

Venezuela: Discussion and Debate on the Road to Election Day

With less than a month left before the presidential elections, the conversation online highlights the separation between the visions incumbent Hugo Chávez and opponent Henrique Capriles have for the future...

Kosovo: Venice Biennale “Newcomer”

Albania: Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival

Argentina: Why are Citizens Outraged?

Argentinians calling for "justice, freedom, security and currency exchange" marched on September 13, 2012, throughout the country. In this post, we have gathered citizen analysis which explain the reasoning behind...

Romania: “Church and State”

India: Hurrah For Hornbills – Defence Project Stalled in Narcondam

A proposal from the Indian Coast Guards to install coastal surveillance equipments in the Narcondamm Island in the Andaman Sea, has been stalled by the Indian government. This news, coming...

What's the Verdict on Uganda@50 Independence Song?

'Yoga Yoga' is the official celebration song for Uganda's 50th year of independence, featuring Ugandan artists such as Esther Nabaasa, Ruyonga, Barbara Kayaga, Hum Kay and Richard Kaweesa. Some netizens...

Trinidad & Tobago: Not “Moving On” from Section 34

The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago advised earlier this week that the country should “move on” from the Section 34 debacle; contrary to his request, thousands of citizens marched...

Puerto Rico: Corruption Ranking

Egypt: Artists Re-Paint Murals Destroyed by Police

Mexico: A Photographic Glimpse into Midwifery Around the World

Intercultural Midwifery is the topic of this Offbeat Mama guest photo blog post by Brooklyn based photographer Alice Proujansky. While 5 months pregnant she traveled to photograph a cultural knowledge...

Egypt: 1.5km Human Chain Protest Outside Nile University

Syria: The Revolution through the Designs of Wissam Al Jazairy

Wissam Al Jazairy is a young Syrian graphic designer. The suffering of his people is evident in art work he published online as part of his contribution to the Syrian...

Colombia: A Love Poem for Bogotá

Iran: Government Offices Logging Off the Internet

Tunisia: In Defense (sort of) of French Weekly on the Muhammad Cartoons

France: Study Shows GM Corn Fed Rats Display Higher Tumors Levels

Dominican Republic: The Crime of Being a Rocker

The murder of José Carlos Hernández (Chiva), a 23-year-old Dominican rock musician, has been one of the the country's most spine-chilling crimes in the past few years. While the traditional...

Anniversary Interview with Occupy Wall Street Movement Activist

David DeGraw, one of the early participants of the 99% movement explains about the birth and development of the Occupy Wall Street movement around its one year anniversary. He touches...

Brazil: Internet Bill of Rights Vote Postponed Again

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