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Freed Hostages Condemn FARC

July 13, 2008 // Le Journal du Dimanche au Quotidien - France - French

The joy of reuniting was also felt across the Atlantic Ocean. The three American hostages, freed from FARC captivity last Wednesday, appeared publicly on Monday. They by and large condemned the guerrillas and the maltreatment they were subjected to as their prisoners. Set free by Colombia’s secret services, they now [Read more]

Obama Wants to Follow Kennedy’s Footsteps in Berlin

July 13, 2008 // Le Monde - France - France

Barack Obama is not yet in Berlin and is making the German political world excited. By letting it be understood that the Democratic candidate for the White House could, during his scheduled visit to Germany on July 24, give an important speech on transatlantic relations in front of the Brandebourg Gate, a location [Read more]

Iran: A Concerning Report

July 9, 2008 // Le Monde - France - French

Even by admitting that Iran’s strictly military activities are still dormant, it is important to remember here that the ‘dual’ plants (those that can be used either for civilian or military purposes) continue to operate.

Obama’s Ironic Emergency Stop

July 9, 2008 // Le Monde - France - French

Barack Obama’s plane was forced to land in Saint Louis, Missouri, instead of Charlotte, North Carolina, as a precautionary measure on Monday, July 7th. The MD-80 Midwest charter transporting Obama’s team and journalists could not maintain it’s nose at an angle necessary for flying safely because of a safety [Read more]

Obama: American Dream of a Nonexistent French Diversity

July 8, 2008 // Liberation - France - French

There was not a single American in the room. Not many America lovers either. And yet, Thursday evening, there were close to 200 people, coming from Lyon, Paris and Marseille, to meet in a restaurant-bar in Lyon for an evening of support... for Barack Obama. Among them, many activists for diversity in France, from the [Read more]

Obama and McCain Court the Spanish Vote

July 7, 2008 // Le Figaro - France - French

It is one of the biggest stakes in the future election. With more than 45 million members (15% of the population), Latin-American communities constitute the second largest ethnic group in the United States, behind the white majority (66%) and ahead of African Americans (12%).
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