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Obama Administration Illegal Immigration Prevention Spending in Central America Backfires, Entices Migrants

Predictable Catastrophe: Money Squandered as Confusing and Lenient Policies Encourage Border Crossings

Stephen Dinan reports: The U.S. government paid for a classroom full of computers in El Salvador, but the Salvadoran government never bothered to hire a teacher, investigators said Wednesday — one of a series of bungles in the  590 more words


Flashback 4: China (Kunming and Dali...and a fair bit about Aktau too)

What a week! We were beginning to wonder if we’d ever get our ferry tickets to Baku, but at long last, we finally got the phone call we’d been waiting ages for. 1,252 more words

Major facelift set for Alberta-U.S. border crossings, including Carway

WATCH ABOVE: A flurry of federal funding announcements in recent days, as Global’s Quinn Campbell reports, Lethbridge MP Jim Hillyer was in Carway to present more money to upgrade border crossings. 326 more words


Did I mention I've been to Burundi?

During my first couple of weeks, I went out with Vision. Our first stop was Mubuyanga. And only about half of the artisans showed up. Tamara and I were incredibly discouraged and it was a frustrating day. 199 more words

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July 14th, 2015


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Mixed Media Samples based on Asafo Flags

Asafo Flags

The history of these flags from Ghana can be traced back over a period of 300 years. The motifs on the flags show the wealth and power of the group and they help to challenge its rivals through a set of symbols, colors and patterns representative of the company.  125 more words

Border Crossings

And chaos ensued

Tamara, Alicia, and I had planned it out, maybe not carefully but still there was a plan. We would leave for Uganda Friday night, and take the slightly longer way through Rwanda. 741 more words