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Review: Song of the Sea

After weeks of promises I will finally be able to review Tomm Moore’s animated film Song of the Sea – my second installment for the two “ 543 more words

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"calmate rosa"

A todos mis amigos Mexicanos que con frecuencia decían: “Calmate Rosa” – al parecer no es posible – jajajaja..!! Or in English, to all my Mexican friends who frequently decried: “Calm yourself Rose” – apparently it’s not possible – hahaha..!! 380 more words

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chirose reblogged this on howdoyousaytacoinspanish and commented:

I am still working on being calm...I mean I'm Croatian after all. But I'm getting better. Here's a reminder from two years ago...

Indonesia Sets Executions For 3 'Bali Nine' Drug-Smugglers

Two Australians and a woman from the Philippines convicted nearly a decade ago of drug smuggling in Indonesia have been informed by authorities that their execution by firing squad is imminent. 284 more words

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Minn.’s Nepalese Community Raising Funds For Quake Victims

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota’s Nepalese community is raising money to aid the victims ofSaturday’s massive earthquake in Nepal.

The estimated magnitude 7.8 quake struck a heavily-populated area, including the capital, Kathmandu. 67 more words

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Diaries from Suburbia (Chapter 2)

What it takes to make a home

Dear Diary,

I sit here in a vacant chair at a strange airport, feeling the weight of dirt and grime of three continents on my skin and hair. 1,750 more words

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7.9 Magnitude Earthquake hits Nepal, over 1000 dead

A powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, causing massive damage in the capital Kathmandu with strong tremors felt across neighbouring countries. Television footage showed that large numbers of offices and homes had collapsed in Kathmandu while roads had been split in two by the force of the impact. 473 more words

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New Special Criminal Court: A Key Step Toward Justice

Get the new Court up and running

The Central African Republic’s National Transitional Council has taken decisive action for justice for the victims of atrocities by adopting a law to establish a Special Criminal Court within the national justice system, 23 Central African and international human rights organisations said today.  873 more words

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