Author - Marinela Potor

I am a trained journalist (2 years of special journalistic training in Germany, Volontariat), and have been working as a journalist for over 15 years. I specialize in international topics, mainly politics, economics and culture, but also cover a wide range of topics including fashion and technology. My work has been published in print (Weserkurier, Handelsblatt, Junge Welt, Revolver Magazine – Santiago de Chile, Herizons Magazine – Canada), radio (Deutschlandradio, WDR, Radio Bremen, Radio Jade) and online (,,, I hold a Master’s degree in American Studies, Comparative Literature and Cultural Anthropology from the University of Tübingen, Germany.

The Cyprus Story

This is the story of two friends, Rifat and Pandelis. Their story could be out of a movie. It should be. Unfortunately, it is not. Rifat and Pandelis are real, and so is their story. A story that should be told, and more importantly, heard. Rifat and Pandelis live in the same city. They...

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