Tag Archives: Forms of government

13May/17

Pope Francis greeted by tens of thousands in Fatima

FATIMA, PORTUGAL (MAY 12, 2017) (POOL) – Pope Francis was greeted by tens of thousands of worshippers when he arrived in Fatima on Friday (May 12) where he will make saints of two Portuguese shepherd children who are believed to have seen apparitions of the Madonna 100 years ago.
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07May/17

Cuba holds first transgender Mass

MATANZAS, CUBA (MAY 5, 2016) (REUTERS) – For decades belonging to a religion and being anything but heterosexual was stigmatized in Communist-ruled, macho Cuba, making the Mass held by three transgender pastors in the western Cuban city of Matanzas all the more groundbreaking.
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17Apr/17

Pence stresses “era of strategic patience” over as he visits Korean DMZ

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence say the U.S. “era of strategic patience” with Pyongyang is over as he visits the Korean DMZ.
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23Jan/17

Barrow adviser says millions withdrawn from state coffers before Jammeh’s departure

Over 11 millions dollars were withdrawn from state coffers over the last two weeks and security is still a concern, Gambia President Adama Barrow’s special advisor Mai Ahmad Fatty says.

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12Dec/16

Google signs internet deal with Cuba’s telecommunications monopoly

Google signed an agreement with the Cuban government on Monday granting internet users in the country quicker access to its branded content.
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17Sep/16

Millennials lead private media opening in Cuba

Cuba’s state media monopoly is under assault as web-based news outlets challenge official news on the island nation.

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06Sep/16

Cuba government filtering mobile text messages, dissidents say

Cuban government is filtering text messages for key words such as democracy and human rights and then blocking them, renowned Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez charged at the weekend, an accusation confirmed by Reuters on Monday.

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19Oct/15

UK’s red carpet welcome for China’s Xi

(BVO) – It’s the first visit to Britain for a Chinese president in ten years – and Xi Jinping will be getting the red carpet treatment.

He and his wife will be staying at Buckingham Palace as they seek to build on a portfolio of UK investments.
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