Archive for February, 2017

Pope Francis: Possible Peru- Chile Visit in 2018

Pope Francis: Possible Peru- Chile Visit in 2018

Plans for a Papal visit to Peru and Chile next year were raised this week at the Vatican,  during a meeting between Pope Francis and several Chilean bishops led by Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati of Santiago. According to Monsignor Ezzati, there is no date as yet for the tour but that the […]

by · February 20, 2017 · 0 comments · Politics
Preserving Dignity

Preserving Dignity

By Megan Chapman — The Mark News — Just after midnight on November 10th 2016, I received a phone call from Otodo Gbame – a fishing village on the edge of the Lagos Lagoon, located in one of the wealthiest areas of the largest city in sub-Saharan Africa. In panic-stricken tones, […]

Peru Files Extradition Request in U.S. for Ex-President Alejandro Toledo

Peru Files Extradition Request in U.S. for Ex-President Alejandro Toledo

Sixteen years after leading a 200,000-strong protest march against corruption and electoral fraud, former President Alejandro Toledo now faces an order for his own arrest. There is also a price on his head — $100,000 for information leading to his arrest. During his presidency, Toledo allegedly received $20 million in […]

Eating Our Way to Collapse

Eating Our Way to Collapse

By Hans Herren — The Mark News —    Industrial agriculture is seriously damaging the environment, not to mention the health of citizens around the globe. With a limited window of time, reform is necessary if we want to continue to nourish, and not just feed, our people and our […]