Beh paw Gaw is a New Roots graduate and a Karen refugee from Myanmar. Now she has her own three acre farm which she runs with her sister Pay lay, who is also a graduate of the New Roots program.
Myanmar's newly sworn in Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi laughs along with top military officers, as her country marks a new step toward democracy Wednesday.
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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi (center) walks along with other lawmakers of her National League for Democracy party after a regular session of the lower house of parliament Monday.
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This 11-year-old boy lives with his family in a Roma settlement in Belgrade. "He and his brothers and sisters are without documents, but he had this amazing confidence," Constantine says.
On Wednesday in Yangon, Myanmar, two police officers read about the elections that saw opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party win a majority of seats in parliament.
Supporters of Myanmar's National League for Democracy cheer as election results are posted outside party headquarters in Yangon, Myanmar's capital. Aung San Suu Kyi and other opposition leaders have tried to temper the celebrations, in anticipation of having to form a coalition — and contend with the military.