“HOW PHILIPPINES CELEBRATE GOOD FRIDAY:

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BY: LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE

On the small South Eastern Asian nation of the Philippines, the Island’s Catholic community celebrate Good Friday a little different than most other nations. Instead of simply going to church or celebrating with family members, in the city of San Fernando, Pampanga, they re-enact the bloody crucifixion of their lord and savior Jesus Christ.

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OVER 60 MILLION PEOPLE DISPLACED BY WAR! (ARTICLE)

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BY: LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE

Because of international wars and conflicts happening around the world, from Asia, the Middle East ( including Syria ) to Africa, there has been an insane number of people displaced. Something probably not seen since the Crusades or ancient Biblical wars.

A terrifying 60 million people a have been displaced, which is about one out of every 122 people on the planet, according to the United Nations.

Antonio Guterres, the United Nations’ High Commissioner stated:

“Never has there been a greater need for tolerance, compassion and solidarity with people who have lost everything,”

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION USE LINK BELOW :

UN: Over 60 million people displaced worldwide this year: http://alj.am/jhbt , via Al Jazeera America for Android

2015 U.N SOUTH-SOUTH AWARDS! (ARTICLE )

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BY:LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE

On September 26, 2015 the United Nations brought national and business leaders throughout the world to celebrate and encourage black and brown self-reliance and development .

The idea is to empower countries and people of the southern hemisphere, which consists of countries from Africa, Asia, South America, Latin America and Caribbean nations.

Countries who for hundreds of years have been dominated and oppressed economically and politically by western and northern nations.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION USE LINK :

http://newsone.com/3194734/un-south-south-awards-2015-focus-on-black-self-reliance-in-developing-nations/