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Ana Beatriz Ribeiro has 414 articles published.

LeipGlo needs your help to survive

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LeipGlo needs your help to survive. Here are three ways you can support us.

At 3 years old, we find ourselves at a critical point. If you like what we do, if we have contributed to your life in any way, please help us continue! This article shows 3 ways you can support us: donation, Spreadshirt shop, sponsored post.

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A day in the life of US Consul Eydelnant

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US Consul Timothy Eydelnant gives a speech opening the consulate's New Year celebration. (Photo: US Consulate General Leipzig)

Some born travelers turn to photography or reporting to harness their passion and curiosity into a profession. Timothy Eydelnant turned to diplomacy – a career which, beyond its routine, has perhaps been as rewarding as it has been harrowing.

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4rooms and other sad closures in Leipzig

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4rooms will close this week, a great loss for Reudnitz and Leipzig. (Photo: Ana Ribeiro)

After 13 years, 4rooms says goodbye this week from its Reudnitz corner, joining the more than 50 casualties in the Leipzig food & entertainment market over the past few years.

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Flowerpower bouncers block foreigners

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Kept out of Flowerpower by bouncers. (Photo: public domain)

I’d leave Flowerpower at daybreak, and never felt disrespected or unwelcome there as a foreigner. That is, until the wee hours of last Sunday.

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Startups: an afternoon ’round the bin

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binee, a smart recycling bin startup, kicks off our series on local budding enterprises. (Photo: public domain)

binee’s Martin Jaehnert introduces us to his smart recycling-related business and the Leipzig startup ‘hood – home of the young and bright, incubator of dreams that may peter out with the current grant or outlast the marathon to continuous cash flow.

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“No greater friend in Europe than Germany”

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US CG Timothy Eydelnant and Berlin-based Chargé D'Affaires Kent Logsdon. (Photo courtesy of US State Department)

If you ever walk into the office of the US Consul in Leipzig, you may notice the pictures of John F. Kennedy and Hillary Clinton hanging on the wall. But the real elephant in the room is, of course, Donald Trump, and how his presidency may be affecting US-Germany relations. Check out Part I of our two-part interview with US Consul Timothy Eydelnant.

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