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Janelas no Purgatório: essay in Portuguese

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Janelas à mudança.
Janelas à mudança.

Quem de n√≥s “expatriados” n√£o se lembra do momento que decidiu jogar tudo pro alto e se mandar? Mesmo que tenha demorado um pouco entre a decis√£o e a a√ß√£o…

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A day in the life of US Consul Eydelnant

in Politics/Society
US Consul Timothy Eydelnant gives a speech opening the consulate's New Year celebration. (Photo: US Consulate General Leipzig)
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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Mardi Gras: carnival Louisiana style

in Culture / Entertainment/Travel
The Louisiana table was a big hit at the US Consulate's event to promote tourism in the Southern states. (Image courtesy of the US Consulate)
The Louisiana table was a big hit at the US Consulate's event to promote tourism in the Southern states. (Image courtesy of the US Consulate)

It’s Fat Tuesday! Wouldn’t you like to be in New Orleans?

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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)
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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Leipzig and Houston: through thick and thin

in Action/Community/Travel
We "heart" Houston sculpture. (Photo: public domain)
We "heart" Houston sculpture. (Photo: public domain)

People in Leipzig have been pitching in to help its sister city of Houston as it reels from Hurricane Harvey’s devastation, amid a partnership that has lasted over two decades.

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US in Leipzig: sweet & sour or bitter medicine?

in Politics/Society

Sociologist Helena Flam ponders possible intepretations or reasons for the appointment of a former refugee from Minsk, married to his same-sex partner, as the new US Consul to Leipzig.

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