Eunice del Rosario

Born in the Philippines and raised in the island nation of Bahrain in the Middle East, Eunice del Rosario is a journalist who worked for the Bahrain's Gulf Daily News for 10 years. She wrote numerous articles for publications in the Arabian Gulf and the Philippines. Several pieces authored by her have also been picked up by foreign agencies, as well as by the US military particularly during the second Gulf War. In 2007, Eunice moved to Houston, Texas, where she continues to write. She is a strong supporter of a number of charities, notably the Special Olympics and Dreamflight.

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Latest posts by Eunice del Rosario

Breaking News: Bush Ducks Shoes

It was an incident that lasted a mere 12 seconds. But as soon as bloggers the world over watched Muntadar Al Zeidi throw not one, but both his shoes, at US President George W Bush in a Press conference held in Iraq today, reactions - several in 140 characters or less in the Twittersphere - spread faster than you could say ‘footwear’ … twice.

Obama: The Dream & Reality

I am not dreaming that US president will care about us, coz it is all about benefits in politics. But I am really happy that Obama won the presidency because...

Black Man Given Nation's Worst Job

A new day dawned in Cairo today. As it does every day. And it started as it always does: with birds, schoolchildren, and car horns. No national holiday here. I’m...

‘Race Relations’

All morning I've been talking about the potential implications Barack Obama's presidency may have on race relations not only in the United States, but the world over. While I have...

Israel left uneasy by Obama victory

Israeli officials in Jerusalem on Wednesday reacted to news of Barack Obama's victory in the US presidential election with a degree of concern. Israel's leadership from caretaker Prime Minister Ehud...

Indians Celebrate Obama's Victory

Indians continued to celebrate President-Elect Barack Obama’s victory on their blogs today. Their love for the future leader of the United States is clearly evident, with many writing posts thousands of words long about why they love him so much. Bloggers talked of how they admired Obama because of his warm nature, nice smile and oh-so-good looks. There were also those who even expressed jealousy how Americans could vote for such a man, whereas in India lies and corruption remain.

Debating the mystical significance of the 44th President

For many, the number four is merely a numeral after three and before five. For those following certain Far Eastern practices, the number four and eight carries heavy significance. What happens when someone born 08/04/61 becomes the 44th President on 11/04/08?

India: Confident in Obama

Ask not what India can do for America but what projected President-Elect Barack Obama can do for India. This, at least, is what many Indians are asking in their blogs as the world awaits the confirmation of the news. From bilateral relations to immigration, Indians are sounding off their confidence when it comes to Obama. To them, there was nobody else more qualified to be the next president of the United States.

Cheers for Obama and McCain

They’re cheering for Camp Obama. They’re cheering for Camp McCain. They wear the pins, the t-shirts with the big logos – you name it, it’s on them. Dare say anything bad about their favourite candidate and you’re in for a major debate. Yes, they’re the new mavericks – or would want to be anyway – except of course that they’re not Americans.

Dixville Notch Makes Global Blogosphere History

The world was abuzz on the eve of the historic November 4 election when news headlines revealed that Senator Barack Obama had already won by a landslide victory. Non-American bloggers from all corners of the globe got to typing their thoughts away early this morning, way before polling stations even opened in the US, all inspired by an isolated village in New Hampshire. Eunice del Rosario brings us the story.