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Durrie Bouscaren

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  • Pacific Standard
  • WBUR
  • WFAE
  • St. Louis Public Radio
  • HIV Plus Magazine
  • IL Public Media
  • KBIA

Past articles by Durrie:

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Beneath Istanbul, Archaeologists Explore An Ancient City's Byzantine Basements

Below the surface of the sprawling, modern metropolis is a different world. Archaeologists are gaining insights into the city's ancient past by examining the basements of ordinary buildings. → Read More

'We Need to Keep Our Language Alive': Inside a Uyghur Bookshop in Istanbul

Far from the reach of the Chinese government, Uyghur booksellers are protecting their language from being erased. → Read More

'Ski Bums' Hanging On In Mountain West

The ski bum lifestyle is changing as corporate mergers and tourism have turned some small ski towns into high-end resorts. → Read More

Searching For The Past In The World War II Wrecks Of Papua New Guinea

Lloyd Woo eases a motorboat through the clear blue waters of the Bismarck Sea in the southwestern Pacific, to the edge of a coral reef. When he sights a → Read More

Searching For The Past In The World War II Wrecks Of Papua New Guinea

The wrecks of World War II-era aircraft have become popular tourist sites, attracting divers, history buffs and visitors simply looking to find puzzle pieces from family members' pasts. → Read More

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Searching For The Past In The World War II Wrecks Of Papua New Guinea

The wrecks of World War II-era aircraft have become popular tourist sites, attracting divers, history buffs and visitors simply looking to find puzzle pieces from family members' pasts. → Read More

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For Women In Papua New Guinea, Income From Selling Betel Nut Can Come At Heavy Price

Selling betel nut is a popular way for women to earn income. But their husbands sometimes beat them or force them to hand over their earnings. → Read More

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For Survivors Of Domestic Abuse In Papua New Guinea, Volunteers Offer Safe Havens

Two out of three women in Papua New Guinea are abused by intimate partners, according to aid groups and the World Health Organization. Volunteers called "human rights defenders" have helped hundreds. → Read More

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Partner Violence In Papua New Guinea

The South Pacific country of Papua New Guinea has one of the highest rates of gender-based violence in the world. We look at reasons why and what can be done about it. → Read More

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The Betel Nut Sellers Of Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is home to one of the world's highest incidence of gender-based violence. Young, low-income women who work at night selling betel nuts are among the most vulnerable. → Read More

Ferguson nursing home tells striking workers they'll be replaced

Workers for a Ferguson nursing home are three weeks into a strike over claims of unfair labor practices. Now, they’re receiving letters from the → Read More

Addiction treatment center planned for St. Charles location faces public outcry

A locked storefront for an opioid treatment clinic in a St. Charles strip mall sits between a bar and a meeting space for Alcoholics Anonymous. A sign → Read More

As Congress deliberates over funding for children’s health insurance, Missouri makes plans

As Congress deliberates over whether to renew funding for children’s health insurance and community health centers, the delayed decision is forcing local → Read More

After losing state funding, groups try to prevent infant deaths seek donations

Lessons on safe sleep practices for low-income parents, and 200 portable cribs. That’s what a $20,000 contract represented for a St. Louis nonprofit, → Read More

Medication denied: St. Louis inmates claim medical neglect in local jails

Shirletta Chambly has lost two family members in St. Louis jails: First her brother, and then her 21-year-old son. Maleek Coleman-Chambly died after a → Read More

Nursing home workers threaten strike at Ferguson facility

After filing a federal complaint, nursing home workers at the Christian Care Home in Ferguson plan to strike outside the facility early Friday morning. → Read More

Shortened enrollment period for Affordable Care Act gets a healthy start in Missouri

Once again, people who don’t get health insurance through their job are logging into online market places set up by the Affordable Care Act to buy it on → Read More

Missouri Gov. Greitens orders another investigation into St. Louis Veterans Home

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is calling for a fourth investigation in less than six months of the St. Louis Veterans Home in north St. Louis County, → Read More

Cancer-Coaching Grandmothers Hold Hands, Lift Spirits

These therapies can help people cope, not just with cancer but HIV as well. → Read More

Relatives describe pattern of negligence at St. Louis Veteran’s Home

Missed medications. Falsified records. A veteran with dementia placed in a scalding hot shower, unable to move. One by one, concerned family members and → Read More