The Lessons of a Weekend (and a Run-In with the Law) June 15th 2011 Me: It was a fiasco. Do you know this word?
Audifax: How do you say it?
Audifax: Hm. What does it mean? fee-AS-co.
Me: It means ‘a total mess.’ When everything goes wrong, you say it was a fiasco.
Audifax: Ah, fiasco…
The harshest lessons I’ve learned to date: never take a picture without permission, and try hard not to give your number to people – even if you nee ... read more
Africa » Burundi » West » Bujumbura Burundi's first democratically elected president was assassinated in October 1993 after only one hundred days in office. Since then, some 200,000 Burundians have perished in widespread, often intense ethnic violence between Hutu and Tutsi factions. H... ... read more
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