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Marcos loyalty strong before Philippines elections

MANILA, Philippines — It’s been 26 years since Dictator Ferdinand Marcos was overthrown, but in many ways his family never left town.

Drive down the street in the former president’s home province of Ilocos Norte, about 250 miles north of Manila, and colorful campaign posters broadcast the Marcos name. 1,182 more words


Famed Filipino boxer heads to the polls

MANILA, Philippines — Famed Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao is planning his next knockout, but this time it won’t be in the boxing ring.

Instead, he is running for a Congressional seat in the May Philippine national elections. 1,093 more words


Staying connected with the world

15 years ago the Atlantic Rim Network hosted a symposium here on the dangers of the decline of international news coverage and the importance of making world events relevant to parochial audiences.   493 more words


Overnight America: May 6th, 2013 - Tracy Shelton, Dave Skino

In the news you may have heard of Syria and the ongoing rebellion there.  Recently we had an opportunity to sit down with GlobalPost.com Reporter Tracy Shelton and find out what exactly is going on in the Middle East. 56 more words

Heard On

Globalpost.com - Former Credit Suisse Banker Kareem Serageldin Has Been Arrested In London. He's Wanted In U.S. On Fraud Charges - 4 October 2012

(Lucas: Although the event took place several days ago still a newsworthdy story.)

An ex-Credit Suisse banker wanted in the United States on fraud charges has been arrested in London, 62 more words


The Greek election matters to us

Forget Romney and Obama for now.  The greatest immediate impact on the U.S. economy, beyond the control of either nominee, could be what happens Sunday in the Greek run-off election.  91 more words


GlobalPost.com brings the world a lot closer

Last night, Boston-based web site globalpost.com partnered with WGBH’s Frontline program to document the youth movement that fueled the ouster of Egypt’s longtime president Hosni Mubarak. 854 more words

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