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SIGN OF THE TIMES – 2

SIGN OF THE TIMES – 2 »

6 Apr, 2020
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Give me pictures any time!

SIGN OF THE TIMES – 1

SIGN OF THE TIMES – 1 »

5 Apr, 2020
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Pictures: they tell the story better. . .

A Stateside Story: Trump Extends Anti-Virus Guidelines

A Stateside Story: Trump Extends Anti-Virus Guidelines »

1 Apr, 2020
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As the world’s largest economy reels from the pandemic, businesses have been shut down, schools and colleges have been emptied and society’s social life has been suspended. And Trump announced an extension of the anti-virus guidelines until April 30th. But after all is said and done, what will “normal” look like in the months ahead?

A Stateside Story: Daffodils delineating Spring!

A Stateside Story: Daffodils delineating Spring! »

21 Mar, 2020
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Life goes on in spite of the “lockdown” and joggers jog and walkers walk and cyclists cycle and the motorcycle rider takes to the less-trafficked roads with glee. Can summer and relief be far behind? In a strange Spring like this one, we have to be grateful for small blessings and be strong.

GRANDFATHER

GRANDFATHER »

15 Mar, 2020
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Idyllic and true: At dawn me and my grandfather would go out into the cold to milk the restive cows. Later, I would go through the pastures, pick some flowers and share them with the cows. I would go into the barn, swing from a perch and drop down on the soft hay. One day my brother joined me in the game, only to warn me that there could be rats and snaked in the hay.

A Stateside Story: America Isolates from the EU due to the “Virus”

A Stateside Story: America Isolates from the EU due to the “Virus” »

13 Mar, 2020
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You must be literally sick of stories about the coronavirus, but this news item might have far-reaching implications in the European Union and the US.

A STATESIDE STORY: TRAVEL WARNINGS QUASHING ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATIONS

A STATESIDE STORY: TRAVEL WARNINGS QUASHING ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATIONS »

8 Mar, 2020
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St. Patrick Day celebrations have not yet been canceled completely, but the average person is hesitating to join in the fun. I think that Aer Lingus should test passengers for the virus BEFORE they get on the plane, just to be on the safe side and save Ireland’s health. But since ‘tis the season, I plan on celebrating my Irish roots with a nice dark Guinness beer.

NEW YORK CITY CENTER PRESENTS FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 20/20!

NEW YORK CITY CENTER PRESENTS FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 20/20! »

8 Mar, 2020
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Flamenco Festival is dedicated to the promotion of flamenco artists outside of Spain, its annual international events showcasing the leading names in flamenco today, from world renowned artists and icons of traditional flamenco to the most innovative, emerging young stars. Flamenco Festival USA is a showcase for Spanish artists in New York, Washington DC, Miami, Boston, and other cities across the US. The New York City Center Flamenco Festival 20/20 celebrates the 20th season of this citywide event from March 27 to April 5.

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “THE ARAB RENAISSANCE,  Fact or Fiction?”, 12 JANUARY 1990

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “THE ARAB RENAISSANCE, Fact or Fiction?”, 12 JANUARY 1990 »

22 Feb, 2020
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During the Dark Ages in Western Europe, the Arabs and the Moslems were at the peak of their bright civilization. The cities of Baghdad, Damascus, Cairo, in the eastern Arab world, and the Arab cities of Seville, Cordoba, and Granada in Spain were great centers of culture and civilization. During the last fifty years of modern history, every fifteen years of Arab life is roughly equivalent, in terms of progress, to one century of Western development, thanks to the reverse process of Western civilization’s contributions to the Arabs of Today. The beginning of Arab Renaissance is at hand.

STATESIDE STORIES: TRUMP’S BUDGET SLASHES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIONS, HIKES DEFENSE

STATESIDE STORIES: TRUMP’S BUDGET SLASHES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIONS, HIKES DEFENSE »

18 Feb, 2020
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Trump’s 4.8 Trillion dollar budget proposes slashing the Environmental Protection Agency funding by 26% and a rearmament program worth billions. Meanwhile the Democrats are slugging it out at their caucuses. Contact the US Embassy nearest to you for Voter Registration Information!