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6 January 2014

Stories from 6 January 2014

The 13 Greatest Albums of 2013 That You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Alfredo Richner, editor of the online magazine Puerto Rico Indie, gives us his picks of the best of the Puerto Rican indie music scene in 2013.

Putting a Social Spin on ICT with SocialTIC

SocialTIC is a non-profit organization dedicated to research, training, support and promotion of information and communications technology (ICT) for social purposes.

Christmas in the Puerto Rican Diaspora

A Year of Campaigns for Iran

Hope is alive in Iran for improving the situation for fellow citizens. Here are some of the campaigns we followed in 2013.

Censorship, Prosecution Drive Exodus of Opinion Leaders from China's Sina Weibo

China's crackdown on online "rumor-mongering" has led many opinion leaders to quit Sina Weibo, the country's most popular social media platform.

‘China New York Times'? Welcome to Tycoon Chen Guangbiao's Dream

"Without the belief of American freedom, can the New York Times still be the New York Times?"

Mass Resignations Within the Ruling Party of Burkina Faso

#ShamelesslyHaitian on Haiti's Independence Day

Haitians celebrate their culture with a creative hashtag on Haiti's independence day. Here's an interview with Bertin Louis who started the hashtag.

Moment of Truth for Puerto Rico's Economy Looms on the Horizon

Slim Voter Turnout, Violence Mark Bangladesh's Opposition-Less Elections

Amid violence that left 18 dead, only between 10 and 40 percent of voters made it to the polls, down from the high 87 percent in the last parliamentary elections.

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