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User Profile: Marion Meudt

About Marion Meudt
Originally from Germany, I have spent the last 23 years in English-speaking countries. I am a freelance translator and have taught English as an Additional Language for the last 10 years. I hope that translating for Watching America will allow me to keep in touch with current issues both in the US and in Germany.

This user has submitted 19 translations to Watching America.

America’s New Migrants

August 29, 2017 // Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

A few days ago, it seemed as if Canada was on the verge of a state of emergency. According to media reports, the local Olympic Stadium was to be temporarily turned into an interim camp because the city of Montreal was not able to accommodate such a large number of asylum seekers. The stadium seats 56,000 spectators. [Read more]

‘Now We Hold the Cards’

June 26, 2017 // Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

During the heated phase of the 2016 election campaign, Donald Trump recruited the hard-liners among Cuban expats. On Friday, the 71-year-old returned to Little Havana in Miami as the U.S. president to keep his promise: a tightening of the U.S.-Cuba policy. In 2014, his predecessor Barack Obama relaxed the embargo [Read more]