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The price of tourism

Kumar takes a small plaster elephant from the rows displayed on theglass cabinet of his shop. He starts drawing lines on the floor withits foot. 'The government wants to turn this place into a second TajMahal.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Beyond the pale

Why is the practice of skin lightening still so prevalent around the globe?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Can you teach people peace?

Iris Gonzales attends a workshop in Germany to find out.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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BP: is the party over?

20 April is the one-year anniversary of the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, the largest environmental catastrophe in the US. It's far from over, and the oil giant continues gambling with our planet.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A bride burnt every hour: the horror of dowry deaths

So why aren’t Indians up in arms about it? Time to name and shame, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Life is a Picnic

The scene was just as I remembered from many decades ago, when my grade5 teacher asked us to name one of the seven wonders of the world, and Istuck up my hand and blurted out the Scarboro bluffs. My wife Loriand good friend Harriet joined me for a trip down memory lane on CanadaDay when we went for a picnic in my old haunts. The secret trailthrough the woods was still there, as was the fragrance of clover andwild grape as we tramped over the meadow, until we came to a pointwhere the deep blue…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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On the road from Guyana to Brazil

Nyan Storey on an inspirational trip through Guyana's rainforest and savannah.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rumours of liberation

It's not just 'change' that follows from this week's public display of contrition by the powerful.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Raise those voices high

While countries that proudly claim to be 'democracies' are supposed to bask in the beauty of different voices and ideas, the reality seems quite different. All too often, its small pockets of people pushing limited agendas that get access to reporters, policy makers and politicians. In fact, the only time that the voices of most people are clearly heard by those in power is through the ballot box - and even then in some countries they're robbed of that chance.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Big democracy revisited

Why aren't we more like Latin Americans? Vanessa Baird asks.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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