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Maria Laura Ordoñez Vargas

Maria Laura is a graduate in economics from the Autonomous University of Bucaramanga, Colombia, and is currently working in diplomacy while studying for an MA in International Affairs. Among her passions are cultural diplomacy, technology and football.

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bangladesh road safety protests

Bangladesh road safety protests bring Dhaka to standstill

On 29 July, 2018 two school students were run over by a bus. When asked about the accident at a press conference later that day,...
Namibian president Hage Geingob

Namibia: African success story or elite propaganda?

On 25 July 2018, Samuel Shali Nghihepa, a sergeant in the Namibian Police Special Reserve Force Division, murdered his ex-girlfriend, Alina Kahehongo, in full view...

Loneliness in Japan during the heat wave

An unprecedented heat wave has swept across Japan this summer. Record-breaking temperatures have seen Tokyo rise above 40 degrees, and by Tuesday evening more...