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Fidel Castro - the verdict

Sincethe darkest night of the 'missile crisis' in 1962 - when I doubted I'dlive to see the next dawn - Cuba has lodged somewhere at the back of mymind, as often as not taking the faintly roguish form of Fidel Castro.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Condom-wearing Jesus causes uproar in the Philippines

An art installation by visual and performance artist Mideo Cruz has upset the establishment, but surely the Catholic Church is missing the point? Iris Gonzales reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Philippines: a global holdout in divorce

After Malta voted in favour of divorce legalization, the Philippines is now the only country in the world which still bans divorce. Iris Gonzales says her country should be ashamed.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Till death do us part - or death if we do not part?

There are only two countries in the world (excluding Vatican City) where divorce is not legally possible. Will a new bill succeed in freeing up unhappy couples?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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There's no escaping racism in India

Prejudice against inter-state and foreign migrants is on the rise, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Want safe sex? Get a prescription

Condom prescription in a posh Philippine village. And as if that wasn't enough.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Overseas Filipino Workers – heroes at home, exploited abroad

In Qatar, Iris Gonzales is surrounded by fellow Filipinos forced to find jobs away from their families.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Gang warfare takes over El Salvador

Guadalupe Cortés Vega analyses the homicide crisis.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Boston? Yes. Arusha? No thank you

Virgil Hawkins compares media coverage of two bombings and argues that some victims are considered more ‘newsworthy’ than others.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why should we be grateful for the Pope’s small mercy?

Kate Smurthwaite is underwhelmed by the one-off opportunity for women to be forgiven their abortions..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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