We moved to the south when I was 10, after my father joined the army, and I started school then. It was a drought prone region, and I saw the devastating effects first hand. I witnessed the 1973 74 drought and subsequent army uprising that led to the eventual overthrow of Ethiopia’s emperor, Haile Selassie.
New York artist Lisa Sigal’s outdoor exhibit “Burning” displays the text from a brief one act play by New York playwright Suzan Lori Parks on dilapidated New Orleans neighborhood houses. Sigal’s architectural drama poses questions about the effect that abandoned properties have on neighborhood residents. Watch as Sigal leads a tour of her project in Mid City where the segmented play is posted at 323/25 N.
So here are the ‘it’ shades for 2012, as dictated by fashion gurus from across the globe. Make sure you pick up a pair that fits the bill. And in case you’re not too clued in on how to select the ideal sunglasses, we’ve provided a guide on how to do just that on the last page of this feature!These glares never seem to go out of style, mainly because celebrities continue to use large pairs to shield their faces from the paparazzi and avoid being recognised.
Ltd and the chairman at J Investimentos SA, the holding company that controls the world largest meat producer, JBS SA.3. Crack down on global corruptionJustin Tang/The Canadian PressCanada was among 40 countries pledging a worldwide crack down on money laundering and illegal corporate tax schemes at an anti corruption summit in London, Gordon Isfeld reports.But there are lingering concerns that proposed rules agreed including requiring governments to set up public registries of company ownership may be slow in coming and not go far enough.The one day gathering of diplomats and politicians among them, Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale ended Thursday with a general pledge to corruption wherever it exists, and to pursue and punish those who perpetrate, facilitate or are complicit in it.4. Google’s guru on the future or is that science fiction?Futurist, inventor and Google Inc.
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