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This Week's Voices That Must Be Heard

Published: Thu 20 Nov 2003 10:53 AM
This Week's Voices That Must Be Heard
By IPA-New York, a sponsored project of the Independent Press Association Edition 91: 20 November 2003.
NEWS ITEMS: Novoe Russkoe Slovo sold to Kiev-based party by Jonathan Spektor, Russian Forward, 20 November 2003. Translated from Russian by Rachel Thorner. Novoe Russkoe Slovo, the oldest daily newspaper in America, and Narodnaya Volna, the oldest Russian radio station. has been sold to the Kiev-based Media International Group (MIG) . MORE.
City corner taken away from day laborers by Cristina Loboguerrero, El Diario / La Prensa, 11 November 2003. Translated from Spanish by Karina Valencia. Workers who gather at Throckmorton Street in Freehold, N.J could be arrested and deported. The campaign to disseminate the Council's decision includes announcements over the radio and the distribution of flyers in Freehold as well as in Mexico, in places such as Oaxaca, Chiapas and Puebla. MORE.
Tales of sexual harassment hidden behind smiles by Sonia Huq, Weekly Thikana, 14 November 2003. Translated from Bangla by Minhaz Ahmed . Many of the women complainted of sexual harassment by older shop owners. Their stories of harassment, however, are hidden behind sweet smiles. They fear losing their honor and prestige. They feel unable to fight back due to their illegal status in the United States. MORE.
Book give-away is a stand against offensive media in the community by Talsie D. Moorer, Amsterdam News, 19 November 2003. English language. Media activists in Harlem pass out books and paint over billboards advertising tobacco and alcohol products. MORE.
BRIEFS: Immigrant workers win battle against former employer in Harlem by Izadeli Montalvo, El Diario / La Prensa, 6 November 2003. Translated from Spanish by Hirsh Sawhney.
The dilemma after winning the green card by Anna Salamon, Super Express, 14 November 2003. Translated from Polish by Ania Milewska.
The CEO of money transfer company arrested, later released on bail, business is closed down, Bangla Patrika, 14 November 2003. Translated from Bangla by Moinuddin Naser .
Cooperative investments in real estate on the rise among Koreans by Chung-won Park, Korea Daily News, 14 November 2003. Translated from Korean by Sun-yong Reinish.
EDITORIALS: Crossing the cultural chasm by Pradeep Srivastava, India Abroad, 7 November 2003. English language. Too often culture determines destiny. It establishes a person's desires, values, belief system and conduct. Desires govern a person's determination, which is reflected in one's deeds. I would like to share some of the ideas that have helped me teach my children how to integrate Indian and American culture.

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