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12 December 2012

Stories from 12 December 2012

Trinidad & Tobago: Hunger Strike was Never a Lost Cause

Dr. Wayne Kublalsingh's hunger strike against the construction of a section of highway in Trinidad ended a week ago - and became much greater than that singular issue. Regional bloggers...

Bolivian Cyber Activists Uncover Potential QR Code Patent

Can the use of QR codes be patented in Bolivia? Cyber activists worked collectively to uncover a potential unlawful patent over the use of QR codes in the country.

Boycott of Puerto Rico's Popular TV Show “La Comay”

The gruesome death of a publicist in a remote sector outside the island’s metropolitan area last month has led to an ongoing saga in which the Puerto Rican public has...

University in Benin Changes its Name after Equatoguinean Dictator

Reflections on Teaching in Portuguese in East Timor

Kuku's Case Reignites Racism Debate in Portugal

The recent acquittal of a police agent who shot and killed a 14-year-old boy named Kuku in a neighborhood of the outskirts of Lisbon in 2009 reignited the debate about...

Radio Okapi Interfered with by Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo

Corruption Perceptions around the World

Chinese-American Children Left Behind in China

Does Peru have Internet Freedom?

It is increasingly common to hear that a particular country is considering or actually enacting some type of law that would affect Internet freedom. Peru is not immune to this....

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