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Alison Wright got her first camera at age 10, a Kodak Instamatic. Then she learned there was such a thing as a photojournalist, a person who traveled the world taking pictures. So that was that. She had a career – a career that would eventually...
AvonAvon native Brendan Walsh, a student in the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program at Southern Connecticut State University, has been selected for a Fulbright U.S. Student Award for 2013-2014 to Laos, where he will teach English at Ventiane...
ReutersApr 28 (TheWrap.com) - The Laos-set drama "The Rocket" and the documentary about same-sex unions "Bridegroom" have won the top audience awards at the Tribeca Film Festival. Tribeca's Heineken Audience Awards carry $25,000 cash prizes, which were given...
NEW YORK -- Kim Mordaunt’s Laos-set tale “The Rocket” continued its stratospheric ride through the festival universe Saturday, picking up the audience award in the narrative category at the Tribeca Film Festival after previously...
Apr. 26 in History: Luis Soto Juarez, 51, convicted of killing one California Highway patrol officer>> 50 Years Ago — EL CENTRO — “Laos is lost … down the drain,” Virgil Pinkley, editor and publisher of the Post and Press Newspapers, told members of the El Centro Rotary Club yesterday. He called for a drive, starting in...
NEW YORK -- A scripted feature about life in Laos and documentaries about U.S. war crimes and a town in the grip of a debilitating drug addiction were among the big winners at the Tribeca Film Festival's jury prizes Thursday night. "The Rocket," the...
ReutersBy Stuart Grudgings BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei, April 26 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian nations have quietly begun to row back on a deadline of forming an "economic community" by 2015, confirming what many economists and diplomats have suspected for...
A drug-sniffing dog helped federal officers find more than 30 pounds of opium-soaked cloth and wood chips in four packages from Laos Monday, according to U.S. Customs officials. The dog, Shadow, an 8-year-old Belgian Malinois with U.S. Customs and...
John Kunkel is no ordinary restaurateur. He built Lime Fresh Mexican Grill from a stand-alone spot in South Beach to a small chain that last year he sold to Applebee's for a reported $24 million. In 2011, he opened Yardbird Southern Table and Bar, where...
Laos is a small southeastern Asian country, situated near Burma and Thailand. An extremely long flight and a lot of passion recently brought a New Haven mom to this beautiful land filled with smiling, happy people who don't have enough clothes or clean...
Behind the wheel of her car, Ng Shui Meng last saw her husband in the jeep behind her, following her home for dinner on a Saturday night, she told human rights groups. She lost sight of him somewhere near a police outpost. She came home. He did not....
World NowSouth African court sentences foreign rhino horn smuggler to 40 years jail: A South African court Friday sentenced Thai national, Chumlong Lemtongthai, to 40 years jail for his part in a Laos-based rhino smuggling syndicate which managed to take dozens of...
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