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17 May 2014

Stories from 17 May 2014

PHOTOS: Poui Season in Trinidad & Tobago

The jewels of Trinidad and Tobago's dry season, the pink and yellow Poui trees, are offering a last burst of splendour as the country looks forward to the rainy season.

Spanish Government Threatens to Censor Social Media

Many politicians have been offended by comments on Twitter on the assassination of the president of the Province of León, and demand a greater control of social media.

Being Gay in a Homophobic Caribbean

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Two regional bloggers have taken note; one shares his experience of what it is like to be gay in the Caribbean.

When I Showed Jill Abramson and Dean Baquet Around Karachi

The Bridge

Back in 2011, before Jill Abramson and Dean Baquet assumed their new leadership roles at the New York Times, they visited Karachi.

Bermuda: 12-Step Politics

Sultan Suleimanov on the RuNet's Last Chance

RuNet Echo

Suleimanov attended an invitation-only meeting at Roscomnadzor, the Russian government's chief censorship agency, which is tasked with enforcing a series of recent laws that limit the freedom of information online.

Meet Khadija, a Motorcycle Repairwoman Breaking Boundaries in Bangladesh

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