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  • Mexico City quake 19 september

    Ciudad de México, Mexico Natural Disasters 22 Sep 2017

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    Earthquake strikes Mexico City

    Ciudad de México, Mexico Natural Disasters 22 Sep 2017

    After suffering a 8.2 earthquake two weeks ago, Mexico City is victim of another shake. A 7.1 Earthquake which has take over 100 lifes and dozens of collapsed buildings. I have footage and pictures of collapsed buildings and civil rescuers. Read more

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    On the ground in Mexico City

    Ciudad de México, Mexico Natural Disasters 24 Sep 2017

    I am available for fixing or reporting in Mexico City on yesterday's earthquake and the relief efforts. Read more

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    72nd General Assembly at the United Nations

    New York, United States of America Politics 25 Sep 2017

    I will be at the United Nations while the General Assembly takes place (12-25 September ), even weeks before. Feel free to get in touch with me for any desired print or radio coverage in English or Spanish. Read more

  • Cracks Appear I Saudi Arabia's Grand Plan

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates Politics, Current Affairs, Risk Analysis 25 Sep 2017

    Fault lines are emerging in the Kingdom's hugely ambitious National Transformation Plan a key component of crown prince Mohammed bin Salman's Vision 2030 following reports the plan is to become more focused and relaunched. If true, NTP 2.0 as it has been dubbed could signal a setback for for the... Read more

  • Radio/TV commentary of United Nations General Assembly

    New York, United States of America Politics, Current Affairs 25 Sep 2017

    I am covering my fifth United Nations General Assembly for radio and television, and am available for live/taped commentary segments from Monday September 18th through Sunday September 24th, day or night. (Past U.N. commentary segments have appeared on the BBC, SABC, RT and Fox News.) From 8:00... Read more

  • CALCUTTA RESCUE

    Toronto, Canada Medical 29 Sep 2017

    Calcutta Rescue is a story about a group of doctors who take medicine and medical treatment to the streets of Calcultta. It ha smany different locations including the Sealdah Clinic is located within the grounds of the Loretto School. Here, destitute persons come to get a medical examination, are... Read more

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    Climate change behind massive decline in North Atlantic sardine stocks

    Peniche, Portugal Business, Politics, Current Affairs, Science & Environment 29 Sep 2017

    Since the mid-1980s, the sardine stock - along with the Portuguese quota - has dropped by tens of thousands of tonnes. Scientists say a huge decline in sardine stocks is due to climate change and it's effect upon the oceans - which in the case of the sardines, scientists say, is due to a lack of... Read more

  • 5 Best Shops in Paris for Men's Fashion

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 30 Sep 2017

    I would like to include a few luxury fashion shops that are only available or originated in France, such as Éditions M.R, Ami, Balibaris, Jimmy Fairly. Their aesthetics are truly French and I think a lot of people would like to know them. Read more

  • Interview with London Ethnic

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 30 Sep 2017

    London Ethnic is a fashion house dedicated to promoting sustainable fashion. I think it'd be interesting to do an interview with them and discuss how they support emerging designers and their 'made in England' approach. Read more

  • Where to Buy Sustainable Fashion in London

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 30 Sep 2017

    I would like to include a few brands offering sustainable designs and information on where to find them in London. Brands to include could be: Stella McCartney with its famous faux leather, Melissa Joy Manning with its hand-made jewelry etc. Read more

  • How These Brands Are Promoting Androgyny

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 30 Sep 2017

    More and more brands are jumping on the bandwagon of androgynous designs so it'd be interesting to know some pioneers in this field. Equipment is famous for their menswear-inspired shirts, Current/Elliott is known for its coveted boyfriend jeans, Acne Studios for their ground-breaking, de-sexualised... Read more

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    Can CPEC( China Pakistan Economic Corridor) dilute Pakistan's Looming Water Crisis

    Gwadar, Pakistan Investigative Reporting 30 Sep 2017

    Local fishermen that fish on the rocky tops of the Arabian sea the epicenter of CPEC, are faced with a ban on fishing. The jetty is faced with closure the heart of the fishing trade, generations have fished there face a very uncertain future. Access to water has become a privilege in Pakistan, it... Read more

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    Popular fired grasshopper snack to be Mexico's next big export

    Ciudad de México, Mexico Current Affairs, Cultural 30 Sep 2017

    A Mexican food stall at a Seattle Mariners game this month sold over 18,000 fried grasshoppers to hungry sports fans, as they promoted the weird snack native to indigenous Mexico. Known as chapulines, the grasshoppers served with lime and chili are a popular snack south of the border, but the... Read more

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    Mexican flood problems turned into sustainable drinking water by ingenious system

    Ciudad de México, Mexico Current Affairs, Science & Environment 30 Sep 2017

    55% of Mexico City’s population have no access to running water in their homes, and the capital’s government complains constantly of its chronic water shortage. Yet fresh water falls so abundantly from the sky during rainy season that entire motorways were closed completely last weekend due to the... Read more

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    Mexican turtle egg poachers make precarious living as government cracks down

    Puerto Escondido, Mexico Current Affairs 30 Sep 2017

    With the season for sea turtles to crawl up Mexican beaches and bury their eggs in the sand at its height, so is the season for Mexico’s Federal forces to crackdown on the age-old practice of poaching them. Turtle eggs are a delicacy on Oaxaca State’s Pacific coastline, and a police bust in the... Read more

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    IS THIS THE LARGEST COLLECTION OF PET CEMETERY IMAGES IN THE WORLD?

    London, United Kingdom Arts & Books 30 Sep 2017

    Teaser TAKE A LOOK AT THE PET CEMETERY IMAGES OF ART HISTORIAN WHOSE ENTIRE WORK IS ABOUT DEATH AND THE MACABRE Age of any case studies x Story details - Five years ago, Paul started photographing obscure animal graves that history has forgotten about and exposing the human-animal relationship... Read more

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    Mexico opens asylum process for fleeing Venezuelans

    Ciudad de México, Mexico Politics, Current Affairs, Social 30 Sep 2017

    This month the Mexican government’s body for refugees and asylum seekers has opened its administrative process to Venezuelans fleeing the South American country. Mexico is a top destination for Venezuelans flying President Maduro’s regime, and it’s estimated that more than 250 arrive in the... Read more

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    Botswana : Le gouvernement baisse le prix du carburant d’aviation

    Gaborone, Botswana Current Affairs 01 Oct 2017

    Le gouvernement du Botswana a baissé d’environ 20% le prix du carburant d’avion sur l’ensemble du territoire. Cette baisse du prix du carburant est une mesure incitative pour attirer plus de compagnies aériennes à opérer au Botswana où le prix par litre de carburant est parmi le plus élevé en... Read more

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    Gestion des opérations aériennes : ARIK AIR opte pour la technologie turque Hitit’s Crane Solution

    Lagos, Nigeria Business, Current Affairs, Technology 01 Oct 2017

    ARIK AIR , la principale compagnie aérienne du Nigeria , a migré avec succès vers la plateforme Hitit’s Crane Solution , l’une des solutions informatiques leadeure de gestion des opérations des compagnies aériennes. Le transporteur nigerian devient la 8ieme compagnie aérienne en Afrique a opté pour... Read more

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    Spain’s Ferrovial accused of profiting from Australia’s mistreatment of refugees on Nauru

    Madrid, Spain Politics, Current Affairs, Social 01 Oct 2017

    The Spanish corporation, responsible for running the Australian government’s migrants detention centre, is making ‘millions of dollars from a system that amounts to torture of refugees and people seeking asylum’, Amnesty International has said. A spokesperson from Ferrovial has denied any... Read more

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    NIGERIA TO CELEBRATE IT'S 57TH ANNIVERSARY

    Kano, Nigeria Current Affairs 01 Oct 2017

    Nigeria is going to celebrate 57 years after becoming an independent country since 1960; free from external meddling into its affairs. This will be on the 1st of October 2017 that is about two weeks away from today. I will be available for live phoner for radio and T.V, vox-pop, audio package. Read more

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    Catalonia to hold referendum on independence on October 1

    Barcelona, Spain Politics 02 Oct 2017

    The government of Catalonia plans to hold a referendum on independence from Spain on October 1. However, Spain’s government has long warned that it’s illegal and has promised that there will be no referendum. Available for Live Phoner, Live on Skype, Live Stand-up. Read more

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    60 days ultimatum or tougher US visa restrictions for Sierra Leone

    Freetown, Sierra Leone Current Affairs 02 Oct 2017

    The government of Sierra Leone has been given a 30 to 60 days ultimatum by the US government to verify deportees or tougher visa restrictions would be imposed. Sierra Leone has been listed by the US government as one of the recalcitrant nations refusing to take back her nationals scheduled to be... Read more

  • Catalan referendum

    Barcelona, Spain Politics 03 Oct 2017

    Hi I will be covering the proposed referendum on independence due to be held in Catalonia on October 1st. I am available to do radio voice overs or Skype interviews on the subject which I have been covering closely. Graham Keeley, Spain Correspondent, The Times Read more

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    Catalan Government To Go Ahead With Referendum Vote On Independence

    Madrid, Spain Politics 04 Oct 2017

    Tension has been rising between the Spanish central government and the Catalan regional government which plans to go ahead with its referendum vote on independence from Spain on 1 October. Spanish Civil Guard forces registered several Catalan government offices, arrested important figures of the... Read more

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    The Catalan Independence Referendum

    Madrid, Spain Politics 08 Oct 2017

    The tension between Madrid and Barcelona is coming to a head, as Spanish police raid Catalan government offices, make several high-profile arrests and seize millions of ballot papers. Yet the Catalan government remains steadfast in its promise to hold a referendum October 1, despite the fact that... Read more

  • German election coverage

    Berlin, Germany Politics 10 Oct 2017

    I am available for general coverage of the German election campaign ahead of the vote on 24 September. Possible topics include: -Why is Angela Merkel's CDU so far ahead in the polls, and what could dent her momentum? -Why did her challenger Martin Schulz, who enjoyed a poll surge after he... Read more

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    CONGO DELICACIES

    Kinshasa, Congo The Democratic Republic Cultural 27 Oct 2017

    [Background] Caterpillars are an important traditional source food in Bas Congo and can provide much needed protein to the usual diet. Most families find it difficult to get enough protein form other sources. Fish and meat are generally too expensive. Hunting has cleared out most of the larger... Read more

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    Brexit Talks, the view from Brussels

    Brussel, Belgium Politics, Current Affairs 31 Oct 2017

    I will be covering the ongoing Brexit negotiations over the next two years. As agreed this week, face-to-face talks will take place between one week a month. In the week preceding each of these negotiation sessions, civil servants will work behind the scenes on the agenda. The European Commission... Read more

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