Carnival: when the world is celebrating

Translated by Margot Daniele, proofread by Coralie Frachisse In Rio de Janeiro, Dunkirk, and Venice, the month of February is all about festivities. Indeed, millions of people come alive when it is time for carnival. Often, these traditional parades mean there will be excess and celebration. Each country, or even each city, has its own […]

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Sport interview with Lianick Comba

Translated by Margot Daniele, proofread by Coralie Frachisse   Lianick Comba is a young soccer player who is living what could be called a true “American dream”. He has grown in Bondy with a guy named Kylian Mbappé and is in fact one of these young soccer players who has known how to get back […]

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Current state of Cool Japan

Translated by Margot Daniele, Proofread by Coralie Frachisse On 2 February 2021, Yoshiro Modi, president of the organization comity of the Tokyo Olympic Games, firmly declared during a meeting that the Olympics will be held this summer “whatever happens”. This world event will allow the host country to assert its soft power by promoting its […]

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Honduras: the country where rights are dying

Translated by Margot Daniele, Proofread by Coralie Frachisse Spanish is spoken there and there are dream beaches. Honduras is a country of Central America, bordered by the Caribbean, Nicaragua, Salvador, Guatemala, dotted with islands, and it possesses everything to be the perfect summer destination. Yet, there are many red flags. Problems there are piling up […]

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A Black Sea… made of plastic !

TRANSLATED BY CORALIE FRACHISSE AND PROOFREAD BY MATHILDE MARCEL Surrounded by Europe, Caucasus and Turkey, the Black Sea hosts the waste of sixteen central and eastern European countries. It is considered as one of the most polluted seas in the world. Iliyana Stoilova and Yoan Kolew both work on the Bulgarian coast during summer time […]

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Australia: the Titanic is back

TRANSLATED BY CORALIE FRACHISSE AND PROOFREAD BY CHARLOTTE FORD For the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, an Australian billionaire announced that an identical replica of the mythical luxury liner would be built. This copy would make its maiden journey… following the same route as its predecessor! Explanation of a titanic project. The […]

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Alternatiba : solutions to fight against climate change

TRANSLATED BY CORALIE FRACHISSE On September 22, the 4th Alternatiba Leman festival took place in Geneva, Switzerland. A festival which offers local alternatives to live and consume in a more sustainable way and in agreement with our environment. The Bastion park was filled with thousands of people for the occasion. “Changing the system not the climate” […]

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Running is trending

TRANSLATED BY CORALIE FRACHISSE AND PROOFREAD BY JOYCE CHEN The UTMB (the Mont Blanc ultra trail) has just finished, and running gathers more and more followers in France and throughout the world. Being easily accessible (no permit is required to register for a race), able to be practised (almost) everywhere, the success of running can […]

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« Nous recyclons Ottawa ». Crédit Mathilde Jost.

Ottawa wants to be the new green city of Canada

TRANSLATED BY CORALIE FRACHISSE AND JOYCE CHEN Building a new metro line in downtown Ottawa is part of the city’s plan to improve public transportation and reduce its CO2 emissions by spring of 2018. Between speech and reality, it seems like the capital wants to be seen as an example for the rest of the […]

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