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13 January 2014

Daily archive · 6 posts

Stories from 13 January 2014

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Where Soca Music Begins and Ends

The success of the carnival song, Differentology, by the Trinidadian artist Bunji Garlin has spurred public debate about what exactly constitutes soca music.

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Madagascar's Return to Democracy Proving to Be a Bumpy One

Hery Rajaonarimampianina was declared winner of the presidential elections' second round, but the final verdict is still pending. The elections were an important step to solving the country's political crisis.

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Spain's Princess Cristina Charged with Money Laundering and Tax Evasion

Although it is technically possible, few people in Spain expect to see the Infanta Cristina on trial.

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Fighting Corruption in Comoros, Cameroon and Madagascar

The people of Comoros, Cameroon and Madagascar haven't got much faith in the honesty and integrity of the public sector, according to Transparency International's annual Corruption Perceptions Index.

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Hong Kong Media's Credibility Problem

The deteriorating press freedom conditions in Hong Kong and the prosumer culture in the new media era has twisted the result of a news credibility survey.

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Murder of Former Miss Venezuela Reignites Discussion About Violent Crime

Actress Mónica Spear, her ex-husband and her five year old daughter were attacked by thieves on a Venezuelan highway. Spear and her ex-husband were killed.

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