STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Worthington in the News
Lately, southwest Minnesota has cropped up a lot in a variety of online locales. Here are a few instances:
An article from the Pioneer Press featuring Gary Crippen, a retired appellate judge, who... Posted on 1/20/10 at 1:00 PM
BANGKOK (AP) — A leading international rights group on Monday accused authorities in Myanmar, including Buddhist monks, of fomenting an organized campaign of ethnic cleansing against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority that killed hundreds of people and forced 125,000 from their homes.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A strong earthquake of magnitude-6.8 struck northern Myanmar on Sunday, collapsing a bridge and a gold mine, damaging several old Buddhist pagodas and leaving as many as 12 people feared dead.
Aye Aye Win, Associated Press
, November 11, 2012
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi reiterated a call Tuesday for the lifting of sanctions against her impoverished country, and vowed to use her new parliamentary role to foment more change.
Tom Coyne, Associated Press
, September 25, 2012
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Union on Monday suspended its sanctions against Myanmar for a year following a wave of widely praised political reforms in the country, but will retain an embargo on arms sales, officials said.
Slobodan Lekic, Associated Press
, April 23, 2012
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — She struggled for a free Myanmar for a quarter-century, much of it spent locked away under house arrest. Now, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate whose nonviolent campaign for democracy at home transformed her into a global icon is on the verge of ascending to public office for the first time.
In keeping with his campaign promise to talk to America’s enemies without precondition, Barack Obama plans to turn his charms on Burma’s military junta.
Slowly, we’re beginning to understand what hope and change were all about. Translation: Sure hope this change works.
Kathleen Parker, Orlando Sentinel
, October 01, 2009
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