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“Youths are unsuspecting victims of unemployment”

Youth unemployment is a discouraging fact, but Advira Shand, 24, a Correspondent from Manchester in Jamaica, says policy changes and activism can pave the way to solutions. It has become customary t... Read more

27.02.15

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“Be informed about eating to live a healthy life”

Nutrition and health are inter-related, writes Lyn-Marie Blackman, 28, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Barbados, who says informed and careful food choices can have far-reaching benefit. “Let food... Read more

06.02.15

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“Charlie Hebdo affair: not about freedom of speech”

Reaction to the Charlie Hebdo shootings has been strong, but Craig Dixon, aka Juleus Ghunta, 27, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Jamaica, argues for a closer look at freedom of speech and the role o... Read more

04.02.15

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“Hidden gems – the sugar mill derelicts in Tobago”

Exploring little-known historic spots becomes an opportunity to learn about culture and let the imagination soar, writes Latoyaa Roberts, 27, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Trinidad and Tobago. A ... Read more

15.01.15

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“Awareness can help end cigarette littering”

Environmental protection can start with a campaign against littering, writes Harnoor Gill, 17, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Georgetown in Canada, who targets the problem of cigarettes butts... Read more

15.01.15

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Forgotten Voices: Stories from the other side of paradise