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21 May 2014

Stories from 21 May 2014

Bermuda's Premier Hopes to Regain Public Trust

Haiti: “Excalibur of the Caribbean”

PetroPalestine: Another Clash Between Chavez Supporters and Opponents in Venezuela

"What are we gaining with PetroPalestine?", Venezuelans asked on social media after the Venezuelan government announced an agreement to send oil and diesel to Palestine.

Mubarak is a Thief Hashtag Greets his Three-Year Prison Sentence

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to three years in prison for embezzling state funds. Wry bloggers wonder why the sentence is so lenient.

Why are Saudis Kissing their Camels?

Saudis are defying the Coronavirus by kissing their camels and posting their photographs on Twitter and videos on YouTube.

‘Trash Selfies’ for a Clean Tunisia

Tunisia social media users are posting "trash selfies" to denounce the piling up of trash in the country's streets.

An Open Letter to the President of Madagascar on Land Leases to Microsoft and the Zurich Zoo

In Eastern Ukraine Conspiracies Believe in You

RuNet Echo

Several Russian journalists made connections between Eastern Ukraine separatist leaders and Russian billionaire Konstantin Malofeev.

A Bolivian Drone with Recycled Parts

Video on Murder and Corruption in Trinidad Goes Viral

Vice News produces a damning video about the level of corruption in Trinidad and Tobago, alleging that high-level players involved in international drug trafficking are driving the country's gang wars.

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