Posts Tagged ‘state of emergency’

A country of about nine million people to the west of Nigeria is experiencing the worst flooding in its history, and I have yet to hear about it in the American media.

Allow me to introduce you to Benin.

Benin is a little smaller than the state of Pennsylvania. More than a quarter of its population is Catholic, although nearly a quarter are Muslim. Nearly 20 percent of Beninese people practice voodoo. Benin is considered the birthplace of voodoo. (more…)

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