Archive for February, 2014

International Analysis: Fertile Crescent?

By Clovis Maksoud — The Mark News — Iraq and Syria have been described as the pillars of the Arab Fertile Crescent. Both countries, however, are in a state of intractable conflict and instability. In Iraq, the sectarian and ethnic divide, which can be traced back to the American occupation, […]

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Humala Heads to Congress to Explain Border Ruling

Humala Heads to Congress to Explain Border Ruling

President Ollanta Humala was in Congress Friday to speak briefly on an international court ruling this week that set a new maritime border with Chile. Humala had already addressed the issue immediately after the International Court of Justice ruled on the border on Monday, Jan.27.   He later that day […]

Celebrating Pisco Day as pisco sour history gets re-write

Celebrating Pisco Day as pisco sour history gets re-write

Since the post a few days ago about the evolving history of Peru’s national cocktail, the Pisco Sour, and whether it was truly invented by expat American saloon owner Victor V. Morris, we have started pouring through the archives of the West Coast Leader in search of answers. And it isn’t looking good for Vic Morris.

International Analysis—Breaking the Affordability Barrier

Why Cheap is Important & How to Get There — By Suneet Singh Tuli — The Mark News — The power of the Internet is unquestionable. For many of us, over the last 20 years, it’s become an integral part of our lives. The positive impact of Internet access is […]