· March, 2011

Stories about Humanitarian Response from March, 2011

Tunisia: Refugee Crisis at the Libya Border

The border between Tunisia and Libya has seen a massive influx of refugees since the uprising in Libya began. The initial journey is long and tough, and for most it doesn't end there. Huge crowds of thousands have been waiting for days in freezing cold weather to cross in to Tunisia.

Libya: The African Mercenary Question (Videos)

One of the more distressing sub-plots in the ongoing two-week uprising against Colonel Muammar Al Gaddafi in Libya has been reports of the Libyan leader's alleged use of "foreign" or “African mercenaries” to prop up his falling regime, meaning "Sub-Saharan African" and “Black.” Why put a Black face on the mercenary story?

Bolivia: How to Help Victims of Massive Mudslides in La Paz

  1 March 2011

Recent mudslides in La Paz destroyed around 400 homes, according to local authorities. Luis Ramos in Citizen of La Paz [es] informs readers that the Municipal Library of La Paz is receiving clothing, food and other needed items for the victims. Luis calls on the people of La Paz to...

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