Here's a bit of good news from the Arab Revolution front: after a week of hell-raising, the Bahrain Grand Prix organizers have relented and cancelled the race. Interviewed on Al Jazeera, Bahrain International Circuit Chairman Zayed "Stability" Alzayani was spinning furiously, talking about a positive and constructive role in Formula One, avoiding any mention of the bloody suppression of the peoples' uprisings in Bahrain, choosing to focus on the logistical issues posed by a postponement of the race. Hey, Zayed, if that's your story and you're sticking to it, that's cool, we can work with that.
El gran error que provocó la derrota electoral de Keiko Fujimori en la segunda vuelta ante Ollanta Humala fue el caso de las esterilizaciones forzadas a 300 mil mujeres pobres durante el gobierno dictatorial de su padre Alberto Fujimori.
Brazil's Supreme Court has definitively rejected the extradition of terrorist Cesare Battisti. A decision inexplicable and offensive to the Italian justice system that convicted him after all levels of courts, and even more offensive for the innocent victims of his crimes.
Russia and China, two countries that abstained from voting in the United Nations resolution authorizing use of force in Libya now hold talks with Libyan rebels... hmmmmmm....for oil and startegic control of the Mediteranian coastline?...you be the judge!
A cartoon I inked last year, but didn't have time to finish and pitch here until now. Thought I'd pitch this as this may still be relevant. As Aung San Suu Kyi is released from Burmese house arrest, Kurdish politician Laila Zana is imprisoned speaking her native language in the Turkish Parliament.
Activist dies in fight with intelligence officials during journalist father’s funeral. Haleh Sahabi, an activist and contributor to the magazine Chashm Andaz (Panorama), died in hospital after being hit hard in the stomach earlier today when she, fellow family members and friends resisted attempts by security officials to stop the funeral of her father, Ezatollah Sahabi, a leading opposition figure and onetime editor of the monthly Iran-é-Farda. the Islamic republic of Iran officially announced that her death was because of a heart attack!