The tragic tale of contemporary Haiti is one of the stories most misunderstood and neglected by the mainstream media. Peter Hallward’s “Damming the Flood: Haiti, Aristide, and the Politics of Containment” provides a concise, sweeping account of recent Haitian history. It reveals how the U.S., Canada and France undermined two elected governments in that Caribbean nation.
For those who admire Coen Brothers comedies, “Burn After Reading” is as good as expected, and maybe a little bit better. It has the same heavy-handed satirical style as earlier works, and its humor is just as bewildering. The “plus” is the meaning.
Minnesota is known for its friendly hospitality, so much so that the phrase “Minnesota nice” is often used.
Once again the Toronto International Film Festival is gearing up to present one of the Western hemisphere’s most prestigious cinematic events. The festival will host over 300 films of all types from 64 countries, presented to one of the largest audiences of film lovers, over 340,000+ admissions. In addition, over 500 prominent directors and actors plan to attend the Festival that is divided into several major categories such as Masters, Contemporary World Cinema, Real to Reel and 15 others.
Our fund drive will help to continue the PWW’s budding online presence. Already, much has been done, including daily updates, and live, on-the-spot coverage of the Democratic National Convention, the first time this paper has been able to cover such an event in real time. There are changes coming to the print edition as well.
La mayoría de la Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación en México ratificó la constitucionalidad de la despenalización del aborto durante los primeras 12 semanas promulgada en el Distrito Federal.