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Category Archives: World
By Cassandra Vangellow on December 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 7:54 pm
Communities around the world will celebrate St. Nicholas today. This secret gift giver served as an eventual model for Santa Claus.
By Rochelle Alleyne on November 19th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:34 pm
University of Florida students and area organizations are working to spread awareness about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by holding rallies in Turlington Plaza.
By Luis Giraldo on October 11th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:38 pm
On Sunday, Venezuelan people all over the world learned Hugo Chavez would be their president for another six years. He won 54 percent of the vote, his narrowest margin yet. But there is more to the story: Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Luis Giraldo traveled with a group of Venezuelan immigrants who journeyed 16 hours from south and central Florida to New Orleans.
By Luis Giraldo on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:39 pm
A contingent of Florida voters and Gainesville residents made a lengthy bus trip to New Orleans this weekend to participate in the Venezuelan election at the nearest consulate.
By Hannah Oliveto on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:39 pm
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez vowed to continue with his socialist reforms after winning another six-year term.
By Wade Millward on October 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 3:51 pm
A British trade group’s pork shortage prediction has industry worried, but others look at the ongoing drought as the real problem.
By Leah Harding on September 18th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:05 pm
Asra Nomani, a journalist, author and Islamic scholar, said that the recent global violence reinforces negative stereotypes against Muslims.
By Juliana Valencia on September 12th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:38 pm
WUFT spoke with UF Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Paul D’Anieri for more analysis about the turmoil in the Middle East.
By Christina DeVarona on September 7th, 2012 | Last updated: September 10, 2012 at 11:47 am
A day after a 7.6-magnitude earthquake shook the land under Costa Rica, WUFT multimedia reporter Christina DeVarona spoke with UF grad Maria Perez Ruiz, who is currently living in Costa Rica. She experienced the earthquake first-hand.
By Sami Main on September 7th, 2012 | Last updated: September 11, 2012 at 2:38 pm
Four major earthquakes hit locations throughout the world this week, including California. While some were too deep to cause much damage, a 5.7-magnitude earthquake in China killed at least 50 and injured hundreds.