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December 26, 2008

Morocco: Obama to Speak?

Algerian-American blogger The Moor Next Door has reported on a campaign set up by Moroccans to encourage President-Elect Barack Obama to make his first speech abroad in Morocco. The blogger states: This clever Moroccan site — Obama to Speak in Morocco — is marketing that country as the best candidate ...

December 14, 2008

Dominica, U.S.A.: Economic Effects

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Dan at Dominica Weekly notices that the economic downturn is having a trickle-down effect on Dominicans who live abroad. ...

December 4, 2008

Bangladesh: Bangla Town in New York

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Farid at Bangla in Use Globally posts some pictures of the Bangla Town in New York, USA. ...

Libya: Thanksgiving away from home

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From Libya, American Khadija Teri celebrates Thanksgiving away from home saying: “I wish I was back home… eating turkey with my family…. relaxing in front of the TV….. and of course there would be shopping to do tomorrow….” ...

November 28, 2008

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Thanksgiving

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“America is so full of contradictions! For even as our extended family sits down to eat our Thanksgiving dinner, there are many in our neighborhood who are now facing foreclosure and with barely anything to be cheerful about this year”: Jamaican diaspora blogger Geoffrey Philp is thankfu...

Cuba: Castro & Penn

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American actor Sean Penn's interview with Raul Castro is being widely commented on by Cuban bloggers: Child of the Revolution, The Cuban Triangle and Havana Times. ...

November 26, 2008

Haiti, U.S.A.: Changing Times

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jmc strategies, on learning that Haitian-American Patrick Gaspard is pegged to become Obama's White House Political Director, says: “Congratulations are in order for a young man who has achieved much and deserves much. Times have indeed changed in America.” ...

November 19, 2008

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Poetic Obama

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Jamaicans Geoffrey Philp's Blogspot and Poet in Wisconsin both post poems in honour of Barack Obama. ...

Barbados, Cuba, U.S.A.: Obama's AG

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Diaspora bloggers Keltruth Corp. (Barbados) and Babalu (Cuba) discuss Barack Obama's choice of Eric Holder for the post of Attorney General. ...

November 16, 2008

Puerto Rico, U.S.A.: Gay Marriage

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“When I found out California and Florida were state's #29 and #30 in the banning of same-sex marriage, I was aghast”: Puerto Rican blogger Liza says that “the problem with gay marriage is not ‘the gay' but ‘the marriage'.”. ...