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Protest against Dutch blackface holiday tradition

Protest against Dutch blackface holiday tradition

Nov 16, – The Dutch equivalent of Santa Claus arrived in the Netherlands on Saturday to the delight of thousands of children. But some adults protested vigorously against one element of the beloved tradition they find racist: his servant in blackface makeup, Black Pete. In the annual Dutch Sinterklaas festival, St. Nicholas arrives by steamboat […]

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A tough life on Lima’s rough edges

A tough life on Lima’s rough edges

Nov 12, – The dusty, chaotic peripheries of this capital of 9 million people bulge with dirt-poor peasants, many of them transplants from the Andean highlands who pour in every day, unprepared for life in the big city. Most join the more than 60 percent of Peruvians in the informal economy. A little more than […]

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World Heart Day: Eat, workout for a strong heart

World Heart Day: Eat, workout for a strong heart

Sep 29, – On World Heart Day, say yes to good eating habits and exercise. Have low fat milk, make your plate colourful by opting for different coloured vegetables and fruits and much more, says an expert. Sonal Raval, nutritionist at Snap Fitness , shares dietary and health tips to help people have a healthy […]

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