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22 January 2014

Stories from 22 January 2014

Traditional Puerto Rican Saint Sebastian Street Festival Fills Every Corner of Old San Juan

The festival has lost much of its religious character, and has transformed more into a city festivity that attracts more than 300,000 people annually.

Who Bears the Cost of Russia's Olympics?

RuNet Echo

Accusations of corruption continue to plague Sochi Olympic preparations.

How Protecting the Environment and Fighting Poverty Are Linked in Madagascar

Madagascar's disappearing ecosystem cannot sustain its population any longer. But solutions do exist.

Online Petition to Stop Torture in Tajikistan

Kyrgyz Scholar: Marijuana Legalization Keeps Governments in Power

Kazakh Rapper Asks Fans for Money to Finish a “Political” Song

The Worrisome Job Market Projection in Burkina Faso

How the Vietnamese are Using Facebook Pages

Rule of Law Overturned in Nauru

The government of the tiny pacific island nation of Nauru has caused a legal and political storm by getting rid of its senior judiciary.

10 Documentaries on South American Music to Watch Online

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