New Internationalist

Letter From...

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Salman’s struggle

Reem Haddad’s Letter from Lebanon

The thinness of things

Living in Cairo means accepting much that isn’t how one might want it, discovers Maria Golia – and that everyone looks good in pink.

A marriage of convenience

Maria Golia observes the wheeling and dealing behind a Cairo wedding.

‘We can take it’

First in a new series by Maria Golia.

Of robbers and plants

Economic crunch in Mauritius

The Dhal Puri Queue

Lindsey Collen drops in to a street summit while waiting for a tasty snack.

The breadfruit tree

The breadfruit tree outside Lindsey Collen’s house needs pruning. But how to persuade Fareed to undertake the work?

Where the streets have no shame

Posters used to be protest space. Now they’re eaten up by glossy ads, laments Lindsey Collen.

Farce as reality

How Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times predicted the reality of present-day Mauritius, by Lindsey Collen.

Fetching grass

Lindsey Collen scampers on to rocks in search of grass.

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