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The beauty of downtown Kingston Travel

The theatre of violence. Downtown Kingston makes the headlines on many occasions. The neighbourhood is sadly best known for being the theatre of violence, a place plagued with many socio-economic issues that have led to the near abandon of the area. Once a thriving neighbourhood, the demise of downtown Kingston is the result of political corruption and criminal activity. This led to corporate abandon, reinforcing...

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Where_are_the_women_easypoli Travel

The month of March marks the global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world.  As a fervent women’s rights advocate, I always look for information on the status of women in the country where I live/work. I usually observe women interacting on the streets, at the grocery store, at the university and in my workplace. I meet with...

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Why Kingston? Travel

For most people, Jamaica is a vacation destination, a Caribbean island with famous beaches. For others, it represents the motherland of reggae music; a place where musicality and spirituality are untied as one. If you go deeper into your research you’ll find that most of the information available online is about gang war over drug trafficking, especially in the capital city, Kingston. Everything mentioned above...

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The statue of Liberty not permitted to women! Travel / Women's Rights

The statue of Liberty is the most widely recognizable symbol of freedom. For all the immigrants who came through that passage and saw it, they knew they were in the promised land, a place where they could realize their dreams. In 1865, as the American civil war ended, the French historian Edouard de Laboulaye proposed that France create a statue to offer to the United States...

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Follow the Sun to Senegal Global Development / Travel

My journey in Senegal occurred for my first mandate in the field. For 8 months, I worked for a nonprofit-organization Gones de MBour that provides help to beggar child. My main duty was to ensure the association’s projects compliance with governmental public policies in terms of poverty reduction and child protection. I was located in MBour, the city lies on the Petite-Côte on the West part...

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