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· October, 2013

Stories about Photos from October, 2013

31 October 2013

Madagascar Still Waiting for Presidential Election Results

Nearly a week has gone by since the country voted for a new president for the first time since the 2009 coups.

Negahamburguer's Street Art Raises the Self-Esteem of Brazilian Women

Artist Negahamburguer works to spread messages of love in São Paulo for women that live in conflict with themselves because of their bodies.

29 October 2013

Spain's Association of Victims of Terrorism Publicly Chastizes Amnesty International

The vast majority of Internet users defended the work of Amnesty International, the international human rights organization.

15-Year-Old Roma Girl's Deportation Shakes Up France's Immigration Debate

In the Leonarda deportation scandal, everything is controversial: the way in which the police acted, the media management of the scandal and the peculiarity of the family.

28 October 2013

PHOTOS: Muralists ‘Paint Resistance’ in Toribío, Colombia

From October 19 to 26, a 'minga' - collective work done in favor of a community - united over 60 artists from Colombia and other parts of Latin America.

23 October 2013

Only Football Divides Tanzania

The Bridge

Tanzania prides itself on its unassailable ethnic and religious unity. But on the day of the Dar es Salaam Derby, neutrality takes a back seat to passionate fandom.

22 October 2013

Madagascar Presidential Elections: The Home Stretch

33 candidats se présentent aux élections présidentielles à Madagascar. Cependant seuls 16 d'entre eux ont eu une vrai présence pendant la campagne dans les médias. Certains se demandent où sont...

20 October 2013

#FreeBoussa: Moroccan Netizens Protest Teen Trial over Public Kiss

Three teenagers have been arrested in Morocco. Their crime? The first two were arrested for kissing in public, and the third for photographing them.

19 October 2013

Artists Search for Eid in Syria's War

Syria’s rising talents and distinct voices share their views on Eid Al Adha - a festivity difficult to celebrate among the rubble and dead bodies.

The Raqqa Woman who Faced the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria

School teacher Suad Nofal, from Raqaa, Syria, will not abandon her country in its hour of need. Syria Untold has her story.

18 October 2013

PHOTOS: Hundreds Dead, Historic Churches Destroyed in Philippine Quake

"Our churches may have been destroyed but not our faith" became a popular online message in the Philippines after a strong earthquake hit the central part of the country

17 October 2013

Chilean Students March to Demand Education Reform One Month Before Elections

The protests are part of ongoing mobilizations calling for an overhaul in the country's education system. This time students are pushing candidates to share specific proposals for education reform.

Rise in Entrepreneurship Reveals Gender Tensions in Cuba

The transformation of the Cuban economic model has caused the flourishing of self-employed work, understood as not employed by the state.

14 October 2013

“My Body is My Weapon!”, Femen in Spain to Claim the Right to Abortion

"Of course we will go further and of course we will continue protesting," said Lara Alcázar, leader of the Femen movement in Spain.

11 October 2013

The Castor Project Causes Seismic Movements on the Spanish Coast

The tremors may have been caused by injecting gas in an undersea reservoir that the corporation Castor project manages.

10 October 2013

A Tour of Typical Argentine Food

What's the most typical Argentine food? Bloggers comment on the foods which truly capture the flavors found around the country.

The Walls Speak in Puerto Rico

The Puerto Rican street art festival "Los Muros Hablan" ("The Walls Speak") joins the community to transform urban space.

A Call to Rekindle Immigration Reform Amidst United States Government Shutdown

The shutdown of government operations that began on the 1st of October has displaced discussion on immigration reform.

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