Entertainment

A Dramedy That Tugs Your Heart Strings

“The judge” is a good old fashioned drama with a lot of emotional scenes and a bit of

Culture & Society

Pariahs In The Face Of Contagion

In what seems like a matter of days and weeks, the Ebola virus has ravaged through the countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leon. Has the world responded in a humanitarian way to this crisis? As humans? Perhaps in that they’ve turned a blind eye to the crisis but as humanitarians? Hardly. This is why

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Curing HIV with Support And Education

When it comes to worthy causes, there is no better spokesperson than a celebrity, in terms of marketing.

Business & Finance

S.O.S. Ebola

Fever, flu-like symptoms, abdominal pain, vomiting, blood-shot eyes, external and internal bleeding; these are just some of the

Culture & Society

Less Conflict, More Education

Education is the difference between ignorance and knowledge. In both first and second world countries, most of us take for granted what going to school really means, especially when you’re not right smack in the middle of a warring conflict. As a child growing up in Miami I had to contend with a lot of

Business & Finance

IMF Official Emphasizes International Role of UN in the Issue of Climate Change

The Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) pledged the institution’s continued support to small island

Culture & Society

UNICEF Reports Decry Violence Against Children and Offer Prevention Strategies

Ahead of the release of two UNICEF landmark reports on violence against children, UNICEF’s Chief of Child Protection, Susan Bissell, said data shows that “if there is one common aspect of human society right now, it is the fact that tremendous violence is committed against children.” The report, “Hidden in Plain Sight: A statistical analysis

Culture & Society

Sustainable Development for Small Island Nations Discussed at Meeting in Samoa

Small Islands got global attention at the beginning of September in Apia in Samoa, where representatives of 115 countries discussed the unique development challenges people on the islands are facing. Speaking in the closing meeting, the President of Kiribati, Anote Tong, noted that his government supports a migration with dignity. He said his country’s “strategy

Culture & Society

WHO Issues First Report on Prevention of Suicide Worldwide

The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for coordinated action to reduce suicides worldwide. More than 800,000 people are dying each year as a result of suicide—around one person every 40 seconds, and there are many more people who attempt it. In its first global report on suicide prevention launched September 4, WHO said 75

Entertainment

Actor Gary Lilburn Pleased with “Warmth of Response” from Broadway Audience

Michael Grandage’s revival of “The Cripple of Inishmaan” has just arrived on Broadway, and actor Gary Lilburn talked

Entertainment

Irish Actor Conor MacNeill Part of Michael Grandage Company in “The Cripple of Inishmaan”

Irish stage, film and television actor Conor MacNeill had a grand time opening night of Martin McDonagh’s “The Cripple of Inishmaan,” directed by Michael Grandage at the Cort Theatre. He talked to Broadway.tv after the premiere performance. “Opening night was really exciting,” he said. “It’s been lovely because… it’s friends and family, and also Martin

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Director Michael Mayer, Currently Directing “Hedwig,” on Hand for “The Cripple of Inishmaan” Opening

Tony Award winning director Michael Mayer was happy to see the Michael Grandage revival of “The Cripple of

Global News

New Burundi Ambassador to Somalia Opens Embassy in Mogadishu

Burundi’s newly appointed Ambassador to Somalia, Brig. Gen. Joseph Nkurunziza, presented his credentials on April 19 to Somalia’s