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31 May 2016
Hindu Religious Leader Tells Child Marriage Critics in Trinidad & Tobago to ‘Mind Your Own Damn Business’
"That’s exactly the sort of idea that, if you let bounce around in your head for a bit, leads to an aneurysm."
"I don’t like selling beer because I have no job, but I need the money for sending [home to my family]."
One Facebook user called the plan a "Ship of Fools", while another wondered, "An investment has returns. What are the returns on this shit?"
More than 90 nations are converging at Mexico City's Zócalo. France is the special guest country.
Farewell to Holly Betaudier, a Man Who Dedicated His Life to Promoting Trinidad & Tobago's Cultural Diversity
"He created the bridge between successive generations and offered [...] the experiences of many of our early artists who painted the tapestry of life in Trinidad and Tobago!"
Expressing opinions about political life is an increasingly dangerous activity in Mozambique. Yet another academic, José Jaime Macuane, has been kidnapped and shot—but thankfully not killed—in the streets of Maputo.
The liberation of the Angolan activist, Marcos Mavungo, could be the start of the Angolan government respecting human rights, says an EU spokesperson.
30 May 2016
The tours, which take place in Miraflores and Arequipa, are dedicated to Vargas Llosa, whose works include the novels Conversation in the Cathedral and Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter.
Việt Nam is still a long way from becoming a safe and friendly country to pets, but changes are happening.
29 May 2016
"This kind of thinking is unacceptable."
Conservationists around the world have a reason to smile– a baby was born to a rhino translocated few months ago to Bardia National Park from Chitwan National Park in Nepal.
Kwv txhiaj has its origins in southern China and Southeast Asia, is several centuries old and is kept alive through its singers. One of them calls the US Midwest home.
"Rather than arguing over terminology, it is crucial to initiate a dialogue between the Buddhist majority and Muslim minority and negotiate a lasting solution."
28 May 2016
A fundraiser springing from the massive public response to the story raised over $4,000 in the space of a single day.
27 May 2016
Satire has always spiced up critiques about undesirable behaviors that we should try to overcome. In Mexico, classism is used as a sales hook that brings people to the cinema.
An independent filmmaker interviewed a young woman from Fukushima Prefecture, ground zero of the March 2011 nuclear disaster, who has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer.
26 May 2016
Outside the umbrella of the media institution, independent journalists face many risks, but their work is becoming increasingly influential in China's media ecology.