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“The challenge of being popular at home and abroad”

Modi and Obama are similar in their world-wide prominence, writes Ryan Bachoo, 25, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Trinidad and Tobago, but Obama’s challenges in maintaining popularity may hol... Read more

17.11.14

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“Reflections on the events in Ottawa and ice hockey”

The shooting death of an unarmed soldier challenged Canada’s attitudes about multiculturalism and patriotism, writes Alvin Ma, 23, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Canada, who argues that sport... Read more

13.11.14

america

“Re-integrating child soldiers into society”

Inhumane tactics are used to create child soldiers, writes Malcolm McEachern, 22, a Correspondent from Halifax, Canada, now living in the UK.  The question is how to make those children part of socie... Read more

12.11.14

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“Here’s how to celebrate Movember this November!”

A moustache takes on special significance in November, writes Harnoor Gill, 16, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Georgetown in Canada, as he describes how for one month it becomes a symbol of men’... Read more

06.11.14

america

“Sport for Development and Peace gets a yellow card”

Sport can be a powerful means of promoting development, but Malcolm McEachern, 22, a Correspondent from Halifax, Canada, now living in the UK, argues that without adequate funding and rules the progra... Read more

29.10.14

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Forgotten Voices: Stories from the other side of paradise