Jul 17 2018 Rights Groups Urges Myanmar to Make Amends for Seized Land

Myanmar’s government should expedite restitution for past illegal confiscations of land, an international human rights group said Tuesday, detailing how previous land seizures there are still harming farmers under the civilian-led government of Aung San Suu Kyi.
A 33-page report released by New York-based Human Rights Watch says the negative impact on farmers includes the loss [...]

 

Jul 17 2018 Rights Groups Urges Myanmar to Make Amends for Seized Land

Myanmar’s government should expedite restitution for past illegal confiscations of land, an international human rights group said Tuesday, detailing how previous land seizures there are still harming farmers under the civilian-led government of Aung San Suu Kyi.
A 33-page report released by New York-based Human Rights Watch says the negative impact on farmers includes the loss [...]

 

Jul 17 2018 Boeing Gets $3.9B Contract for New Air Force One Jets

Boeing has received a $3.9 billion contract to build two 747-8 aircraft for use as Air Force One by the U.S. president, due to be delivered by December 2024 and painted red, white and blue, officials said on Tuesday.
The Pentagon announced the decision on Tuesday, saying Seattle-based Boeing’s previously awarded contract for development work had [...]

 

Jul 17 2018 Boeing Gets $3.9B Contract for New Air Force One Jets

Boeing has received a $3.9 billion contract to build two 747-8 aircraft for use as Air Force One by the U.S. president, due to be delivered by December 2024 and painted red, white and blue, officials said on Tuesday.
The Pentagon announced the decision on Tuesday, saying Seattle-based Boeing’s previously awarded contract for development work had [...]

 

Jul 17 2018 Hawaii Volcano Boat Tours Continue After Lava Bomb Blast

Tour boat operators in Hawaii will continue to take tourists to see lava erupting from the Big Island’s Kilauea volcano but will heed the Coast Guard’s directive to stay farther away.
The revised policy Tuesday comes a day after 23 people were injured when an explosion caused molten lava and rocks to crash through the roof [...]

 

Jul 17 2018 Hawaii Volcano Boat Tours Continue After Lava Bomb Blast

Tour boat operators in Hawaii will continue to take tourists to see lava erupting from the Big Island’s Kilauea volcano but will heed the Coast Guard’s directive to stay farther away.
The revised policy Tuesday comes a day after 23 people were injured when an explosion caused molten lava and rocks to crash through the roof [...]

 

Jul 17 2018 Brazil’s Lula in Jail But Never Far From the Headlines

He’s tweeting about the politics of the day. He’s offered commentary on the World Cup. And he’s leading polls for October’s presidential election.
 
Yes, he’s still in jail.
 
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva — universally known as Lula — has not faded from the headlines during his three months behind bars.
 
Instead, analysts say his [...]

 

Jul 17 2018 Brazil’s Lula in Jail But Never Far From the Headlines

He’s tweeting about the politics of the day. He’s offered commentary on the World Cup. And he’s leading polls for October’s presidential election.
 
Yes, he’s still in jail.
 
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva — universally known as Lula — has not faded from the headlines during his three months behind bars.
 
Instead, analysts say his [...]

 

Jul 17 2018 Migrants in Lebanon Seek to Break Stereotypes with New Radio Show

Since arriving in Lebanon, Sudanese migrant worker Abdallah Afandi has been turned away from beach resorts, mistaken for a cleaner and prevented from renting an apartment - all because of the color of his skin.
Now he is hoping to challenge the “racism and prejudice” he says he has encountered by taking part in Lebanon’s first [...]

 

Jul 17 2018 Migrants in Lebanon Seek to Break Stereotypes with New Radio Show

Since arriving in Lebanon, Sudanese migrant worker Abdallah Afandi has been turned away from beach resorts, mistaken for a cleaner and prevented from renting an apartment - all because of the color of his skin.
Now he is hoping to challenge the “racism and prejudice” he says he has encountered by taking part in Lebanon’s first [...]

 
 
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