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Eunice Roque
Eunice Roque has been writing for non-profit and business organizations for over 20 years.

Entries by Eunice Roque

The Gun at the Gate and the Children Beyond

(9) Comments | Posted December 18, 2015 | 4:48 PM

If you go through life minimally aware of the survival-based reality of billions of people around the world, a sunny morning walk around your single-family neighborhood, with clear views of the beautiful Hudson highlands, ought to make you feel pretty lucky, if not altogether privileged.

I recently had added...

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The Fragrance of Revolutions: From Carnation to Jasmine

(0) Comments | Posted March 27, 2012 | 2:41 PM

On the morning of April 25, 1974, as I sat in a 5th grade classroom in Caldas da Rainha, Portugal, my teacher's nervous look out the window drew my attention to a long chain of military vehicles on a nearby road. Our provincial town had a...

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The Invisible Arab: As Not Seen on TV

(8) Comments | Posted February 8, 2012 | 5:25 PM

"They took everyone by surprise, including themselves," reads the introduction to The Invisible Arab: The Promise and Peril of the Arab Revolution, an engaging new book by Marwan Bishara, Senior Political Analyst for Al Jazeera English. In a brisk, thoroughly reported narrative, Mr. Bishara...

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Tahrir Square: Whose Revolution?

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2012 | 12:14 PM

Anyone rooting for Egyptians and the progress of their revolution was up against a nerve-racking week of news and analysis surrounding the one-year anniversary of the first coordinated protests at Tahrir Square. Tension and uncertainty seemed to temper all: foreign policy experts sounded alarmed at the sweeping electoral...

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Egypt's Elections: Owning the Revolution

(1) Comments | Posted November 29, 2011 | 3:48 PM

Egyptians young and old, educated or illiterate -- and unprecedented numbers of women -- were early to rise and quick to line up outside polling stations to participate in the first free elections in 30 years, nine months after the ousting of Hosni Mubarak.

News and analysis of Egypt's...

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Greeting Cards for the Laid-Off

(13) Comments | Posted November 16, 2011 | 2:55 PM

Last week my boss instructed me to get "good-luck" cards for two co-workers being laid off. We had all been pretending it wasn't happening, but this was it for me: I was charged with selecting "the right card" for two young women who had gained employment with the agency two...

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