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Bolivians are braving land mines and the world’s driest desert to get into Chile

When Guadalupe left her home in Bolivia, she hoped she would find a better life for her family. She settled on the outskirts of Arica, a major port in the north of Chile on the border with Peru, where she lives with her husband and three children.

But they do not have electricity, running water, or even a ceiling.

Read more on VICE News.

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3 Days in Egypt: Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism

This past November I had the good fortune of being chosen to represent the American University of Beirut as a student delegate at the annual Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) Conference  held in Cairo, Egypt. ARIJ is a Jordan-based institute that provides funding, support and training for young journalists across the Middle East, and this was the first year their conference was to be held in Cairo. Continue reading

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