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

Why the secret world of offshore banking matters to you

by Kuang Keng Kuek Ser
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What you need to know about the Ecuador earthquake, and how you can help

by Matt Hershberger

There’s only one country in the world that offers the same health care to illegal migrant workers as they do nationals

by Cathy Brown

How a famous former Nazi officer became a hitman for Israel

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

by Cathy Brown

Guess who knew how the Panama tax-evasion debacle would turn out? This guy

by Carlo Alcos

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

by Amanda Machado

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

by Sean Michael Wilson

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

by Carlo Alcos

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

by Carlo Alcos

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

by Matt Hershberger

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

by Amanda Machado

Some drug cartels now make more money from gold than cocaine

by Carolyn Beeler

Why Singapore is ground zero for the robot car revolution

by Patrick Winn

Microsoft built an AI and the Internet immediately turned it into a Nazi

by Matt Hershberger

17 incredible images of Holy Week in Latin America

by Rulo Luna
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After Brussels, #StopIslam is trending — but for all the right reasons

by Matt Hershberger
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