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27 September 2014
24 September 2014
The Singapore government considers the interview with exiled activists and aging communists as a threat to national security
16 September 2014
How could something as seemingly remote as the issue of Scottish independence have an effect on Caribbean states? The long arm of colonial history connects more than you might think.
1 September 2014
The premier of the biopic about the life and times of Venezuelan freedom fighter Simon Bolívar, "The Liberator," sparked debate on where historical truth ends and political propaganda begins.
20 August 2014
A Jamaican politician has sparked debate over his comments that "the country has moved too far from God, and has ceased pleasing God."
Marcus Garvey, who was born 127 years ago, was a fervent supporter of Pan-Africanism. On the anniversary of his birthday, two bloggers commemorated the leader.
16 August 2014
Lima is famous for its cuisine and Republican, colonial-style historic center, but not so much for its archeological history. A group of activists are working to change that.
11 August 2014
"It is harder to maintain the balance of freedom than it is to endure the weight of tyranny," said Simón Bolívar, known as the "Liberator" of many South American countries.
8 August 2014
The learning curve for a people who historically never had a say continues to be a steep one, especially in a climate where corruption was already entrenched.
7 August 2014
Lin Zhibo's appointment as dean of journalism school at Lanzhou University pitted the country's leftist nationalists against liberals pressing for more media freedom.