Peter Hartmann, activist leader, at the Rio Baker. Photo: Bridget Besaw/ iLCP

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.

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World Events Articles
9

My Gaza war numbers

by Jennifer Myers
27

Dear Haifa, here is your story of love and occupation

by Haifa Koleilat
2

What fireworks look like when a drone drives through them [vid]

by Matt Hershberger
1

Refugee life: 23 images of the growing Syrian diaspora in Jordan

by David Maurice Smith

Meet the ultimate World Cup 2014 fan

by Stephanie Foden
10

Why I’m getting out of Rio for the World Cup

by Lucy Bryson
1

Shut down in Egypt: One artist’s story of struggle and oppression

by Becky Hagan-Egyir
2

The Paris “Love Bridge” is collapsing under the weight of your love

by Matt Hershberger
1

What the 9/11 Memorial is helping us forget

by Aaron Hamburger
6

3 reasons you should ignore the media and travel to Egypt NOW

by Shawn Sippin
13

Open letter to my best friend in Palestine (that I’ll never get to see)

by Haifa Koleilat
12

Dispatches from Vietnam 40 years after the war

by Baxter Jackson
2

How a civilian militia defeated a Mexican drug cartel

by Emma Thieme
3

14 most notorious mafias in the world

by Abigail Fox
2

The terrifying reality of Chile’s 8.2 earthquake caught on video

by Carlo Alcos

Dear Future Mom campaign will challenge your preconceptions about Down Syndrome

by Carlo Alcos
2

“I am a Ukrainian”

by Matt Hershberger
1

Notes on the anniversary of the Japan tsunami

by Morgan deBoer
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