LGBTQ+

Stories and Struggles of the LGBTQ+ Community

They say that a pot of gold awaits at the end of a rainbow, but for the LGBTQ+ community, there are no treasures. While the advent of the LGBTQ+ (or LGBTQQIAAP, which stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Allies, and Pansexual) community has brought about new meanings to rainbows and pride, the rest of the world, at its core, remains resistant to the possibilities of gender fluidity. And for these people, the struggle continues.
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Venezuela

9 Things The Media Won’t Tell You About Venezuela

We have seen a significant amount of stories related to Venezuela and its current state of affairs in the news lately. The country is in turmoil due to corruption, poor economy, violence and a lack of resources. The citizens of Venezuela are without food, electricity, and medicine with the situation not seeming to clear up anytime soon. The media is flooded with heart-wrenching stories regarding Venezuelan politics and downturn; but it is also important to acknowledge other aspects of Venezuela, the good, the bad and the ugly.
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Obesity

Obesity — A Tale of Two Countries

Historically Mexico and Chile have been synonymous with vacations and adventure, but now a third and less exciting commonality presents itself: obesity. Recent global research studies indicate these nations can now count themselves amongst countries with the highest obesity rates in the world. Why?
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Machu Picchu and Mass Tourism

Trashing Machu Picchu: The Cost of Mass Tourism

Machu Picchu is one of the most remarkable historical sites in the world, set high in the Andes Mountains in Peru. Since it was discovered in 1911, the site gradually turned into a hotspot for tourists in South America. Today it holds many titles, such as UNESCO World Heritage Site and New Wonder of the World.
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