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21 April 2014

Stories from 21 April 2014

Grenada, Antigua: Life Lessons

Caribbean: The Writing & Politics of Gabriel García Márquez

The literary fraternity is only just starting to adjust to the idea of life without “Gabo” – the inimitable Colombian-born author who was beloved by the world – Gabriel García...

International Organizations, Activists and Authors Against #LeyTelecom

#EPNvsInternet: Mass Campaign against Mexican Communications Bill

A joint mass action between civil organizations and activist is pushing to revert the Telecommunications Bill proposal sent by president Enrique Peña Nieto for Congress' approval.

Jamaica Names Poet Laureate

So Long, Mr. Durov, and Thanks for All the Fish

RuNet Echo

After more than a year of rumors, the stockholders of Russia’s largest online social network, Vkontakte, have finally fired founder and CEO Pavel Durov.

French Economist Piketty Links Inequality to Instability of Democracies

Meet Mamy and Zo, Editors of Global Voices in Malagasy

Mamy and Zo explain the challenges they face as translators providing up-to-date news and maintaining high standards for the Malagasy language.

East Timorese Protect Land Rights Against Australian Cement Plant Deal

French NGO Tackles the ‘Roma Question’ Through Community Building Projects

The Embassy of PEROU aims to bring together suburb residents and their shantytown neighbors by building community centers together and improving general living conditions.

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