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Amer Al-Hilal · May, 2009

Former Diplomat with stints at the UN and the Kuwait Embassy in Washington DC. Occasional columnist for Kuwait's ‘Arab Times.’ Worked with ‘Kuwait News Agency’ – trained by Voice of America, Reuters and Associated Press. A ‘Third Culture Kid’ born in London, raised in Rome and Madrid, with B.A. in ‘Communications’ from The American University, DC. Currently living in Kuwait. Interests include movies, literature, blogging, politics and social affairs.

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Latest posts by Amer Al-Hilal from May, 2009

23 May 2009

Kuwait: Cinema Censorship, Quality Woes and Limited Telecom Services

Following the Kuwaiti elections and all the previous political drama, bloggers are now focusing their energies on entertainment and technology posts, with Cinescape, the Kuwaiti national cinema company monopoly, taking...

19 May 2009

Kuwait: Election History: Four Women Win Parliament Seats

Election fever has swept Kuwait, culminating in a historic and momentous event for the nation! Kuwait was expecting at best one or two women to make it to Parliament but...

8 May 2009

Kuwait: Election Drama, Filthy Clinics and Domestic Abuse

Salutations from Kuwait! Amer Al-Hilal here with another round-up from the Kuwaiti blogosphere, ranging from posts concerning after shocks of Swine Flu, to embarrassing official printing gaffes, to the humanitarian...