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User Profile: Heather Cohu

About Heather Cohu
I'm a professional French to English translator specializing in corporate communications. Beyond translation and French, my interests include politics, fiction and travel. Originally from Virginia, I'm currently based in Paris, France.

This user has submitted 20 translations to Watching America.

Charlie Hebdo: Obama Still Doesn’t Get It

February 3, 2015 // Le Point - France - French

The limited recognition of the attacks on the part of American officials partly stems from their struggle to admit that terrorism can also be a domestic ill. As planned, John Kerry, the French-speaking and Francophile U.S. secretary of state, did what was necessary on Friday in Paris to demonstrate U.S. solidarity [Read more]

US: A Racism Problem, but Also a Police Problem

December 20, 2014 // Le Nouvel Observateur - France - French

Behind the tragedies in Ferguson, Cleveland, New York and Phoenix is the question of racism, but also the question posed by the incredible deference this society pays to the omnipotence of police officers. In the first part of his “I Have A Dream” speech, Martin Luther King, Jr. wonders about the conditions [Read more]