If you are a freelance writer and you are looking for news about freelance works then one of the places that I should direct you is this link:
It is maintained by Anne Wayman and she updates it 3 times a week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday). They are basically some links of freelance work postings and ads of other websites but it is very useful. It does not matter from which country you are browsing but it might help you.
I am happy that thanks to OLPC laptops, some people in rural