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15 January 2014

Stories from 15 January 2014

Panama Canal Expansion Faces a New Challenge

The company responsible for the expansion of the Panama Canal has threatened to halt work demanding payment in billions for overruns. The Panama Canal Authority refuses to pay.

Russia's Foreign Ministry Opines on “Queers”

RuNet Echo

While the translation is labelled as "unofficial," Russia watchers were somewhat taken aback that a homophobic slur could end up on a government website.

Haiti, Four Years After

Intonaspacio: a New Digital Musical Instrument Made in Portugal

Jamaica: Measuring the Effect of Shaggy's Charity Concert

New Global Voices Podcast in Portuguese

4 Arrested after White Powder Attack on Guatemalan Vice President

The VP was leaving the annual state of the union address. Reactions to the incident show citizens' skepticism regarding the government and their results in their two years in power.

Video: Music Parody about Food in China

Understanding Human Rights in Portuguese-Speaking Countries

China's Viral Sex Education Videos

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