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Gangsterism makes the man in Cape Town

March 4, 2015

By Taylor Rapalyea Staff Writer When Ronel Stevens found out she was pregnant, she prayed for a girl. The 31-year-old was worried that if she had a boy, he would get mixed up in the gangs that rule certain parts of Cape Town, ...

Who are the South African Police?

March 4, 2015

By Taylor Rapalyea Staff Writer Our group was packed into a van, cruising down a highway in Johannesburg, when we heard a brief siren. At first we were confused —we couldn’t crane our necks far enough to spot a police offi...

Mass grave found in Mexico

October 21, 2014

By Livia Durdia Staff Writer Recently, a mass grave believed to be contain the remains of missing students from the Ayotzinapa teacher-training college was found in the outskirts of Iguala, Guerrero. The people of Iguala are trapped a...

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