The Dutch are refusing to shut down their annual Saint Nicholas parade, which features a minstrel character named Black Pete, claiming the figure is not racist—never mind the Afro.
Cíntia Taylor is a freelance journalist based in Amsterdam. She often reports on her home country, Portugal. Her work can also be heard on Radio France International and read on Deutsche Welle.
Judges in the Netherlands have ruled that an organization that wants to legalize pedophilia can continue to exist. Cintia Taylor speaks with the group’s most recent leader.
Portugal’s NGOs say more women of all ages are resorting to sex work to make ends meet. By Cíntia Taylor.