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#Fergal Browne

# fergal-browne - Monday 28 March, 2016

Cuba: If it's such a health superpower, why have thousands of doctors fled?

A total of 1,278 Cuban medics fled to make use of a US parole programme for doctors in 2013 alone.

# fergal-browne - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Living in Colombia: 'Water is a luxury that only some can afford to pay for'

Fergal Browne talks to displaced women in Bogotá about everyday life, conflict and their future hopes.

When death threats are real: 'They are not playing... but I'm not going to shut up'

Meet the women who stood up to the paramilitaries – and will continue to fight.

# fergal-browne - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Column: Athens is burning – so why are Ireland’s streets still quiet?

We haven’t rebelled at cut after cut, writes Fergal Browne. So are Irish people really such pushovers, or are there more complex factors at work?

# fergal-browne - Friday 30 December, 2011

Column: Who are the winners when we sell State assets? Not the public…

With the deadline for a privatisation plan at hand, Fergal Browne warns of the pitfalls of selling public companies to private investors.

# fergal-browne - Thursday 27 October, 2011

Column: ‘People who learn foreign languages have the choice to stay in Ireland’

In Ireland’s export economy, languages are a direct route to jobs. So why aren’t we teaching them, asks Fergal Browne.