World Events

Every so often an event occurs of such importance that it reshapes the social, cultural, and sometimes physical landscape for travelers, locals, and everyone else.

A couple recent examples from the past months include the revolution in Egypt and the Japanese Tsunami.

Whenever possible, when world changing events occur, Matador will attempt to get a unique perspective from community members on the ground.

World Events Articles

30 photos from Nepal we can’t stop looking at

by Ben Adkison

“Moving to Canada” if Trump wins? There’s a dating site that wants to help with that

by Matt Hershberger

Most Americans don’t know Puerto Ricans are American citizens

by Amanda Machado

Haiti, a Caribbean country, is joining the African Union

by PRI's The World

The next thing to be outlawed on airplanes will be… math

by Matt Hershberger

Even Brazilians don’t think their country is ready for the Olympics

by Will Carless

WATCH: PM Trudeau just dropped the mic on the Royal Family and the White House for the 2016 Invictus Games

by Carlo Alcos

This is what we know about the EgyptAir plane that “disappeared”

by Matt Hershberger

Puerto Rico is in financial crisis. Here’s how we made things worse

by Amanda Machado
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Tear gas becomes the norm for school kids in Paris

by PRI's The World

The US wants to give peanuts to malnourished Haitian kids. Why is that a problem?

by PRI's The World

One year on Kathmandu is still in ruins, but this beautiful video shows hope among the Nepalese.

by Carlo Alcos

After the quake: A ‘spoiled European’ finds Japan at its best in a crisis

by Sean Michael Wilson

Some drug cartels now make more money from gold than cocaine

by Carolyn Beeler
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What you need to know about the Ecuador earthquake, and how you can help

by Matt Hershberger
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Uber just came to Buenos Aires and it’s causing a sh*tstorm

by Cathy Brown

ESPN tried to shame Cuba’s poverty on Twitter. The internet’s response was perfect

by Amanda Machado

Watch: This artist is “erasing” the US-Mexico border wall

by Matt Hershberger
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