Tuesday, December 30, 2014
The project that Luis Lopez created a year ago on a dusty soccer field in a rough neighborhood of Tegucigalpa is doing well.
Monday, December 29, 2014
Sandra Kiesel has finally realized her dream. After gaining her sailing license in South Africa and on Lake Constance, followed by testing the waters off Melbourne, the 26-year-old has found her yachting paradise — the Gulf of Thailand.
Neal Martin MW describes Graves AOC in Bordeaux as the “forgotten” part of this illustrious French wine region, even though some of its chateaux are right in the center of the city of Bordeaux.
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Ten years after the Indian Ocean tsunami, foreign tourists who survived the crushing waves still return to the Thai beaches where thousands lost loved ones, seeking recovery and solace.
It was hot and dark as 23-year-old Jose Fuente Lastre boarded a raft with eight other men, intent on fleeing Cuba. Their vessel built from scraps of metal, wood and inner tubes had failed repeatedly. Oil leaked. The propeller sputtered.
In 2006, the Great American Group, no great American, won the right in court to liquidate the bankrupt Tower Records, despite other bidders who hoped to salvage the record business.
His figure-hugging black speedos at the ready, fast-food vendor Marco Fois is preparing to uphold a New Year's tradition and take the plunge into the murky waters of Rome's fabled Tiber river.
Friday, December 26, 2014
The Ho Chi Minh City government has urged people not to give money to beggars even as it seeks to take them off streets and put them in shelters.
Monday, December 22, 2014
Christmas — Anyone walking into a shopping mall is welcomed by an orgy of festive cheer: shop windows are bedecked with plastic Christmas trees, garlands and baubles, while the strains of “Jingle Bells” fill the air.
Sunday, December 21, 2014
The Christmas lights came on at the Vatican Friday, sending out what Pope Francis described as a message of “light, hope and love” at the end of an extraordinary year for the Catholic Church.