Tag Archives: Canada

Refugees are the Responsibility of the World – Peter Sutherland

New York, N.Y.  Peter Sutherland is the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for International Migration. A strong advocate for the rights of migrants – and for action to increase the benefits of migration for countries of origin, destination, and migrants alike – he works to foster cooperation on issues such as protecting migrants […]

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Malala Yousafzai: Loses Nobel Prize, Gains Canada

New York, N.Y.  If I could chose to be a Nobel Prize recipient or Canadian, I would chose Canadian.  After all, traveling in the developing world for years when George Bush was president, I told people I was Canadian – much safer then.   Malala at the United Nations with Secretary-General Ban-ki Moon. Last month Pakistani […]

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Photo of the Day: Happy Canada Day, Neighbors!

New York, N.Y.  I hitchhiked up to Canada in 1976 when I was 16 from our summer home in New Hampshire.  With no place to go, they would not let me across the border – but I had a great time getting to the border and back.  I pitched my tent that night behind a […]

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Ex-Pats In Mexico Promote Young Opera Stars

By Shari Alexander. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.  “When you find yourself living in Paradise, the impulse to give back is irresistible.”  So says John Bills, retired tenor from the Metropolitan Opera and now artistic director of Opera San Miguel in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.  His not-for-profit company sponsors a nationwide contest each year dedicated to […]

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Evil di Amerika: Kelompok Fundamentalis U. S. untuk Burn Quran pada 9 / 11

Evil di Amerika: Kelompok Fundamentalis U. S. untuk Burn Quran pada 9 / 11

New York, N.Y.  Orang tidak perlu perjalanan ke daerah pegunungan di Afghanistan atau Pakistan untuk menemukan jahat. Kami memiliki berbagai rumah kita sendiri-tumbuh ekstremisme berbahaya di Florida.  The Dove World Outreach Center di Gainesville, yang pendeta Terry Jones telah menulis sebuah buku berjudul Islam adalah dari setan, percaya bahwa dia dipanggil oleh Allah untuk mengalahkan non-Kristen pada umumnya, […]

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Evil in America? U.S. Fundamentalist Group to Burn Koran on 9/11

Evil in America? U.S. Fundamentalist Group to Burn Koran on 9/11

New York, N.Y.  One need not journey to the mountains of Afghanistan or Pakistan to discover evil. We have our own home-grown variety of dangerous extremism here in Florida. The Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, whose pastor Terry Jones has written a book called Islam is of the Devil, believes he is called by God to defeat […]

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Indo-American Arts Council Feeds American Mind with Sub-Continental Culture

New York, N.Y.  The IAAC supports all the artistic disciplines in classical, fusion, folk, and innovative forms influenced by the arts of India. They work cooperatively with their colleagues around North America to broaden their collective audiences and to create a network for shared information, resources, and funding.  Their focus is to help artists and […]

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Film Shown at U.N. Donor Conference on Collapse of Haiti’s Presidential Palace

Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The film “Thirty-Five Long Seconds: Haiti’s Deadly Earthquake” was screened recently as part of the recent Donor’s Conference at the United Nations. The conference, entitled Towards a New Future in Haiti, was hosted by Haitian President Rene Preval, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and U.N. Special Envoy for Haiti Bill Clinton. Pledges from the […]

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