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In one of his most strongly worded statements directed at the government of Zimbabwe to date, President Bush recently joined a chorus of international leaders and statesmen in calling for its monstrous president, Robert Mugabe, to step down. As he has...
The "green bomber" dropped into Club M5 the other day to get a bottle of Lion beer to go, but he wasn't fast enough. Right away he was surrounded by five members of the opposition, people he used to beat up, in a township bar where he used to be king....
Tags: Death, Elections, Defense, Crime, Law and Justice, Crimes
As Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe, presides over what might be the most rapid disintegration yet of a modern nation-state, it has become de rigueur for journalists, politicians and academics to offer what has become a near-universal analysis: Mugabe,...
Tags: Death, Sean Penn, Journalism, Seizures, Crime, Law and Justice
Conditions on bailouts Re “Desperate auto chiefs plead anew,” Dec. 5 I applaud the efforts of the Big Three American automakers to present plans for regaining financial health as a condition for collecting their bailout money. My...
For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at 212-963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or delegation....
Bloomberg NewsRobert Mugabe began life as a shy, bookish boy whose deeply Catholic mother said he was bound for greatness after his two older brothers died and his father, a carpenter, abandoned the family. Armed with steely self-discipline, Mugabe excelled at St....
Tags: Morgan Tsvangirai, Chicago Tribune, Death, Government, Africa
For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
Tags: Jamaica, Arts and Culture, Ghana, Cultural Development, Croatia
Few outside the Anglican hierarchy would have recognized John Sentamu's name before June 2005, when he was tapped as the Church of England's first black archbishop. But five months later, when his enthronement ceremony at York Minster cathedral...
Tribune foreign correspondentDon't come looking for bargains at the Mbare market anymore. Once a sprawling and funky warren of food stalls, workshops, and mom-and-pop stores crammed onto the southern edge of this capital city, Mbare, one of Africa's iconic marketplaces, remains...
A few weeks ago, I went into a Barnes & Noble and noticed a prominent new display -- the "BRIC" table, piled high with books detailing the irresistible rise of Brazil, Russia, India and China. Nearby, another shelf sagged under the weight of more than...
Here is a list of selected government tourist offices. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234; dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. delegation. Anguilla: Anguilla Tourist Board, (800) 553-...
Samta Jain of Villa Park swings out over the Zambezi River on a trip through Zimbabwe. At the Victoria Falls attraction, jumpers pay $100, wrap the harness around their waist and legs and plunge into the 225-foot-high gorge. The jumper chooses from...
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