Monthly Archives: December 2012

British Media Under Fire

By Katie Wallace At a time when the U.K. media is under ever-increasing scrutiny with the ongoing Leveson Inquiry probing  the phone hacking actions of News Corp., the British Broadcasting Corporation (BCC) finds itself awash in scandal with ethical inquisitions … Continue reading

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Haiti Holds First Fashion Week

By Erin Powell Haiti isn’t typically seen as a source of high-end fashion, but it may be on a path to success down that avenue in the future. Almost three dozen designers showcased their creations at a four-day “Haiti Fashion … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabian Ambassador Creates Close Ties with U.S.

By Abdullah Kadasa It is clear that Adel Al-Jubeir, the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United States,  was on a fast track to a successful political career from the start.  He explained in a recent interview that after a short … Continue reading

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The Obesity Scourge

By Odna Brinsly Fat, sugar and salt, three ingredients that have added a new spin to our vocabulary and have given weight to that dreaded word – obesity. In fact, about 50 years ago, there were no statistics for obesity. … Continue reading

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Syria: A Deadly Country for Reporters

By Jason Kanno There are fewer places in the world more dangerous for journalists to report than Syria. The ongoing civil war in Syria has claimed the lives of at least 17 journalists since it began last November. Most recently, the … Continue reading

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