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Expats Experience Helping After Ecuador’s Earthquake

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016

When the earthquake first started we immediately felt it at our home in Quito. This was my second earthquake, but by far the biggest. For...

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Turkey Elections Explained

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015

Recently, the conservative and Islamic leaning AKP party and their president Erdogan won a majority election after violence and protests that led up to the election. Basil explains why he believes the AKP captured the win and what this means for Turkey.

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Syrian Refugee Crisis in Their Own Words

Posted by on Sep 5, 2015

“They can grant us the trust and not admonish us as soon as they know that we are Arab or Syrian and conclude that we are terrorists or that we present danger to their livelihood or make us feel that our presence is unwanted.”

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Pepper Spray, Puking, and Occupy D.C.

Posted by on Aug 23, 2015

One thing I’ve learned from my first protest is to always bring a face-mask or, even more, a gas mask, because frankly pepper spray sucks....

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Bonfire Night – My Experience at the Twelfth of July Bonfires in Belfast

Posted by on Aug 23, 2015

The annual July 12th parades occur every year in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. The event celebrates the victory of Protestant King William of Orange over Catholic King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690, which marked the beginning of Protestant Loyalist rule in Northern Ireland.

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A Parisian’s Experience at the French Unity Rally

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015

Just mere days after the terrorist attacks that caused so much turmoil, sadness, and anger across France, the country rose up and proved to the world that they would not let these acts destroy their spirit and what they stand for.

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