A community radio station in the Darjeeling District of West Bengal announced last week that it will begin broadcasting programs in the Lepcha language as soon as some Lepcha speakers can be trained in radio journalism. According to a news report, the Mayal Lyang Lepcha Development Board (MLLDB) is working with Salesian Radio at the […]

While Bloomberg BusinessWeek last week trumpeted the recent Mexican economic powerhouse, some poor, marginalized communities in that country, such as those of the Zapotec, appear to be increasingly repressed. The Independent European Daily Express, a news organization based in the Netherlands, carried an IPS story on its website last week announcing that a community radio […]