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Bolivia’s Cholas are now integrated into society | AFP

Bolivia’s Cholas are now integrated into society | AFP Bolivia’s Cholas are now integrated into society | AFPIn Bolivia, part of society still despises indigenous women known as “cholas,” despite the fact that indigenous people make up about half of the population in the Andean country. AFP has spoken to various indigenous women who suffer […]

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Wildfires ring alarm bells over deforestation in the Amazon | AFP

Wildfires ring alarm bells over deforestation in the Amazon | AFP Wildfires ring alarm bells over deforestation in the Amazon | AFPThe fires in the Amazon have raised global concern, but above all they have drawn attention to deforestation in the world’s largest tropical forest, where indigenous reserves, large landowners, illegal farmers and mining coexist […]

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Exarcheia: Greek police raid migrant district | AFP

Exarcheia: Greek police raid migrant district | AFP Exarcheia: Greek police raid migrant district | AFPGreece’s new conservative government has stirred controversy by mounting police operations in the bohemian Athens district of Exarchia. The Athens neighbourhood is known for student uprisings, intellectual activism and anarchists movements has not shifted its character in decades but residents […]

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Blind Yemeni anchor: “I was born with a mic” | AFP

Blind Yemeni anchor: “I was born with a mic” | AFP Blind Yemeni anchor: “I was born with a mic” | AFPBlind Yemeni radio anchor Alaa al-Hamdani works at a studio in Sanaa despite his disabilities and the conflict riddling the country. Abonnez-vous à la chaîne de l’AFP, et pensez à activer les notifications 🔔 […]

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Hong Kong festival mooncakes get a protest makeover | AFP

Hong Kong festival mooncakes get a protest makeover | AFP Hong Kong festival mooncakes get a protest makeover | AFPA bakery in Hong Kong is selling mooncakes sporting popular slogans from recent pro-democracy protests. The cakes are a contemporary political twist on a gift traditionally given during the annual mid-autumn festival at a time when […]

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