Monthly Archives: October 2013

“How long must we sing this song…”

Note: This is the first of two posts recounting Eye on the East’s recent visit to Northern Ireland. Part two can be found here. I’m not quite sure when I first set my eyes on Ireland, but I know it … Continue reading

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When Poverty is so Dire…

When I used to look at Rio de Janeiro’s favelas, Brazil’s infamous shanty towns, dotting the city’s lush mountains overlooking its glorious shores, it was difficult to imagine the existence of such dire poverty. I had never seen anything like … Continue reading

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