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2 December 2012

Daily archive · 6 posts

Stories from 2 December 2012

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Day 1 of Developing Latin America 2012

Technology for Transparency Network

December 1 saw the start of Developing Latin America 2012 (#DAL2012). The regional hackathon organised by the Ciudadano Inteligente Foundation is being carried out in 8 Latin American countries: Argentina,...

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Kim Kardashian, Tear-Gas and Milkshake in Bahrain

Kim Kardashian was in Bahrain yesterday to open her milkshake shop. Hardline Salafists protested her visit - and were dispersed by police.

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Voting for the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa

A yearly competition has been launched for the public to vote for entries into the list of the new seven natural wonders of Africa. The voting is currently underway. Some...

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Syria: “This Is Damascus!”

With the conflict in Syria showing no signs of abating and communications becoming increasingly difficult, a campaign of solidarity with the Syrian people starts on the internet. It's called "This...

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Enrique Peña Nieto Sworn in as Mexico's President Amid Protests

On December 1, 2012, Enrique Peña Nieto took oath as Mexico's president amid riots and protests. Netizens in downtown Mexico City used social media to inform about clashes with the...

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Everyone Wants to be the New Mexican President

While Enrique Peña Nieto was being sworn in as the new president of Mexico, netizens began to use the hashtag #SiYoFueraPresidente (if I were president) to share their own views...

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