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Nadia Shira Cohen & Paulo Siqueira
Dying professions

A com­bin­a­tion of harsh weather con­di­tions, advance­ment of tech­no­logy and gov­ern­ment sub­sidy has helped con­trib­ute to the extinc­tion of some of the very unique and artis­anal pro­fes­sions of this region of the coun­try, pro­fes­sions that were born out of neces­sity and a mix­ture of cul­tures includ­ing Afric­ans brought as slaves, Nat­ives as well as vari­ous migrants, mainly European.

Publication: Lilia Li-Mi-Yan in Aftenposten Innsikts

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015


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Arseny Neskhodimov
Hurgada

Nowadays Hurghada looks for­saken. The num­ber of Rus­sian tour­ists dropped dra­mat­ic­ally because of devalu­ation of the Rus­sian cur­rency. Today the streets are empty and the whole city its an end­less con­struc­tion most of the pro­ject sites seem to be aban­doned forever in anti­cip­a­tion of the new dwellers.

Konstantin Salomatin
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In Tajikistan, live swirls around wed­dings. In the coun­try, where 47.2% live below the poverty threshold, and 80% of the employ­able pop­u­la­tion work abroad as labour migrants, the amount of money spent on wed­dings per year equals the country’s budget of $2 billion.

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