I didn't realize it back then, but going to public school in New York City set the direction for what I am doing now. The music I listened to and heard all around me dictated my world.
It finally happens when he is very, very old...President Robert Mugabe has signed Zimbabwe's new constitution into law, clearing the path to crucial elections later this year. A beaming Mugabe, flanked by Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai,...Show More Summary
What was hailed as a landmark ruling in Guatemala has been thrown out, as the country’s high court ordered a former dictator’s case on charges of genocide return to a lower court. Gen. Efraín Ríos Montt was just less than two weeks ago convicted of committing genocide against his own people during his time in [...]
Can a former dictator become a true reformer? The photo of a beaming President Obama shaking hands with Burmese President Thein Sein in the Oval Office suggests he can. This image is symbolic of a new era of cooperation between … Continue reading ?
Officials of the Argentine city of Mercedes are none too pleased that their neighborhood will reportedly be chosen as the burial site for former “Dirty War”-era dictator Jorge Videla.“He must have been the most nefarious person thisShow More Summary
A Guatemalan court says because of a legal dispute, part of the genocide trial must start over for former dictator Efrain Rios Montt. His 80-year prison term was thrown out, and human rights activists are furious.
Guatemala’s top court has thrown out the conviction of the general and former military dictator for genocide and crimes against humanity in what Amnesty International has called a “devastating blow for the victims of the serious human rights violations committed during the conflict.” On May 10, Gen. Show More Summary
On Monday, Guatemala's Constitutional Court overturned the conviction of former dictator Efraín Ríos Montt, an army general who ruled as de facto president from 1982 to 1983. On May 10, Ríos Montt, 86, was found guilty by a three-panel...Show More Summary
By Jspicer on May 21 2013 Spoken of in mere whispers these days, the myth of the perfect mix tape still resonates with a generation keen on creating digital mixes as technology dictates. Though the magic of actual cassette mixes hasShow More Summary
Guatemala Genocide Conviction — Guatemala’s highest court has overturned the genocide conviction and prison sentence of former dictator Efraín Ríos Montt, reports the New York Times. The move, according to the paper, “is a dramatic legal...Show More Summary
From the viewpoint of the Aikikai, Tohei’s actions and attempts to dictate the technical curriculum and teaching methodology were unacceptable. In Tohei’s eyes, the aikido headquarters had snubbed his leadership and failed to sufficiently acknowledge his many accomplishments and contributions to the postwar spread of aikido, both in Japan and abroad. Show More Summary
(GUATEMALA CITY) — Guatemala’s top court overturned the genocide conviction of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt and ordered on Monday that his trial restart, throwing into disarray proceedings that had been hailed as historic for delivering the first such guilty verdict for a Latin American leader. Show More Summary
Guatemala's highest court has chucked out the historic genocide conviction of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt. The court overturned the conviction—which brought an 80-year sentence for the 86-year-old former military strongman—and ordered for his trial to be rewound to April 19, when there was a dispute between two...
Top court rules that the trial of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt restart to solve several appeal issues.
Guatemala's top court overturned the genocide conviction of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt and ordered on Monday that his trial restart.
Now that the time of year where a sound bite dictates how you handle your money is here, I thought I would choose some of my favorite stocks that warrant a buy, especially if people decide to sell off their positions. Trading is fun, and I fully support its use, but it is not the [...]
A historic and deeply contentious event for the U.S.-Burmese bilateral relationship occurs this week. For the first time since hosting Burmese dictator Ne Win nearly fifty years ago, Washington hosts Burma’s head of state on Monday.Show More Summary
Question: When does the desire to win dictate that a racing driver try to drive slower than everyone else? Answer: When those drivers are attempting to qualify for the opening of the World Touring Car Championship at the Salzburgring track in Austria. And now for the why. Show More Summary
Critics ridiculed European Union bureaucrats on Saturday for taking time off fighting the euro zone's debt crisis to impose strict new rules on how restaurants serve olive oil.From January 1, 2014, eateries will be banned from serving...Show More Summary