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· November, 2016

Stories about North America from November, 2016

The Caribbean Considers a World Where Donald Trump Is President

"If you thought Trump was more dangerous than Hillary you know little to nothing about world events. Hillary lost because [...] people were tired of the status quo [...]"

The World Attempts to Make Sense of ‘Trumpocalypse’

As the United States - and the world - go through the country's election hangover, Americans and people around the globe ponder how Donald Trump became president-elect.

Trump Supporters Have Made This Russian Propaganda Chief the Happiest Person on Twitter

As the world reels today from Donald Trump’s stunning upset, Russians look to America with newfound confidence that years of battling the Western liberal media’s dominance have finally paid off.

GV Face: Trump Wins. Now What?

We'll be talking about the winners and losers in this election, how we feel about the most polarizing election in US history and what that means for our global community.

Trump-Chavez Comparisons Rock the Web, Rattle the Venezuelan Government

There are some things linking US presidential candidate Donald Trump and the late Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez. Here they are.

To Some Iranians Watching the US Elections, Democracy Really Seems Like a House of Cards

For some Iranians the 2016 US presidential elections has been shadowed by a demagoguery they know only too well from their own political sphere's struggles for democracy.

Kehinde Wiley Reimagines Old Portraits Because ‘If Black Lives Matter, They Deserve to Be in Paintings’

Kehinde Wiley thinks art, at its best, highlights what we as human beings value. That's why all his portraits have at their center a person of color.

Slovenians Are More Interested in Melania Trump's Local Lawyer Than Stories About Her Past

Melania Trump recently filed defamation lawsuits against several people, and her choice of local Slovenian lawyer has raised some eyebrows in liberal circles.

How To Talk About the Chicago Cubs Win With Your Non-American Friends

The members of the Global Voices core team tried to have a conversation about baseball, and this happened.

Viewed from Central Asia, US Democracy Is Looking More and More Like the Region's Own Version

Clinton the Second or Trump the Great? The choices look pretty familiar to observers from one of the world's most authoritarian regions.

GV Face: How We're Feeling Six Days Before the US Elections

With just six days to go until this roller coaster of an election campaign is over, everyone's nerves are thoroughly frayed.

Mexicans Prepare Their Offerings and Calaveras Ahead of Day of the Dead

Calaveras, offerings for ancestors, and even conferences that discuss controversial topics - like euthanasia - surround this traditional celebration for commemorating the dead.

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