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Colombian Day Parade

Aug 8, 2014 News , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Photo by Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Nothing can stop Colombians from celebrating their heritage On July 10, the annual Colombian Day Parade was celebrated in Queens NY where hundreds of people came out to celebrate their culture along with their supporters. After reports that the event wouldn’t take place this year, the first time it would happen since the parade began 26 years ago, there was no way that the almost 300,000 New Yorkers that helm from the country would go a year without celebrating their ancestry. Those who attended the parade were as joyous as ever, waving flags, singing, dancing, with [Read More]

Al-Jazeera Journalists detained in Egypt

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Al-Jazeera Journalists detained in Egypt by La Shawn Pagán With news of the downing of Malaysian Flight MH17 shot down over Ukraine and the on-going battle for land in the Gaza strip flooding most of media outlets around the globe – three journalists have been detained in Egypt since June 23 and barely anyone is talking about it. Peter Greste from Australia, Mohamed Adel Fahmy a Canadian-Egyptian, and Egyptian Baher Mohamed, all Al-Jazeera staff members – have been detained once again by Egyptian authorities. This time under allegations of being affiliated with a terrorist organization that goes by the name [Read More]

Leave your ego behind for a better UN – according to Mia Farrow

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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow spoke at the United Nations on July 22 about her latest visit to Central African Republic and how ethnic cleansing is happening in numbers so staggering the United Nations and the global community need to pay attention. “What we did see though, and there’s no doubt about this, was ethnic cleansing,” she began her telling the press. “By the time I came back in June, early July…the entire town of Bossangoa, virtually all Muslims, had been ‘cleansed’ of the entire Muslim population,” she added. Bossangoa, the capital of Ouham, one of the 14 prefectures of [Read More]

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