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19 April 2014

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Turning Faecal Waste Into Business Opportunities

Clean Team Ghana organised a Twitter chat using the hashtag #WasteOpportunities to discuss the business potential of faecal waste.

18 April 2014

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In Bangladesh, Cycling to Break Free of Dhaka's Notorious Traffic

Dhaka is one of the most unlivable cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, and its extreme traffic congestion contributes a lot to this fame.

15 April 2014

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Exploring Trinidad & Tobago's Digital Divide (Part 2)

In the second installment of our post about the digital divide in Trinidad and Tobago, Global Voices talks with Kenfield Griffith, CEO of mSurvey, the company that conducted the research.

12 April 2014

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Caribbean Loses Valuable Steward with Passing of Professor Norman Girvan

Economist, intellectual, Caribbean man: As news of Professor Norman Girvan's death spreads throughout the region, netizens pay him tribute in glowing terms, calling his legacy "powerful" and his voice "magnificent".

11 April 2014

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Trinidad & Tobago Mourns Former Prime Minister & President, A.N.R. Robinson

Twitter users are paying their respects to the late A.N.R. Robinson, former Prime Minister and President of Trinidad and Tobago, who is being hailed as a visionary and a patriot.

9 April 2014

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Are Economic Sanctions Effective Against Rogue Rulers?

Economic sanctions are often proposed to penalize countries guilty of bad government. But do they actually help bring about good government?

8 April 2014

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Exploring Trinidad & Tobago's Digital Divide (Part 1)

A progressive new company is changing the face of data collection in the Caribbean, starting with a project in Trinidad and Tobago that examines the country's digital divide.

5 April 2014

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Chasing Bangladesh's Extreme Weather

The Great Bangladesh Weather Expedition aims to study the severe weather there, including flooding, tornadoes and drought.

1 April 2014

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Ex-Guerrillas Threaten Political Stability in East Timor

A conflict with roots in the struggle for independence comes back to shape the political agenda in East Timor. Mauk Moruk, an ex-guerrilla expelled from resistance forces in 1984, returns.

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Maoming Residents in China Rally Against PX Chemical Plant

Photo posted on social media showed protesters bleeding after apparent scuffles with police.

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