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Category Archives: World
By Zak Dahlheimer on December 6th, 2013 | Last updated: December 6, 2013 at 4:46 pm
Many people around Gainesville are joining others around the world in remembering Nelson Mandela.
By Donna Green-Townsend on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 13, 2013 at 5:28 pm
Tim Tebow’s Foundation, the Tim Tebow Foundation, launched a relief effort for victims of the recent typhoon in the Philippines.The foundation is collecting funds to distribute to ministries helping those impacted in the area.
By Kéran Billaud on September 6th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 3:59 pm
Students and veterans rally for the second time this week at the University of Florida, demanding peace and the deferral of U.S. military force in the Syrian conflict. WUFT News gathered interviews and gathered reactions from social media.
By Brianna Donet, Amber Dawson and Dana Kurtz on September 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 3:38 pm
Sameer Saboungi, a University of Florida student, migrated from Syria when he was a child. The world, not just the United States, has a responsibility to answer to the horrors that have been quickly erupting in his home country, he said.
By Viana Bhagan on August 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: August 22, 2013 at 4:21 pm
According to Yoho, because United States foreign policy said aid should be suspended if a government is overtaken by the military in a coup, the U.S. should withdraw its support from Egypt.
By Dyann Lesnever on June 19th, 2013 | Last updated: June 21, 2013 at 2:17 pm
Brazilian students at the University of Florida are supporting protests against the way the budget in Brazil is being spent.
By Leah Harding on May 9th, 2013 | Last updated: May 10, 2013 at 8:50 am
Since the earthquake, the New York Times estimates that nearly seven billion dollars has been given to Haiti from around the world. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Leah Harding recently visited Haiti and reports on the growing push for sustainability within the small Caribbean country.
By Alex de Armas on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 1:34 pm
Nicolas Maduro, Hugo Chavez’s successor, beat candidate Henrique Capriles by a margin of less than one percent in the Venezuelan presidential elections on Sunday.
By Samantha Shavell on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 9, 2013 at 12:43 pm
John O’Sullivan, who was one of Thatcher’s special advisers and speechwriters, said an argument about education vouchers started his 40-year friendship with Thatcher.
By Leah Harding on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 8, 2013 at 3:19 pm
Following North Korea’s announcement to restart a reactor at its main nuclear complex, Cpl. Duane Dewey, Congressional Medal of Honor winner from the Korean War, reflects on the implications of the announcement.