| Mar 30, 2011
| 4:05 PM
When Courtney Liss heard a humanitarian with first-hand experience of the Rwandan genocide was visiting her school to speak to students, she planned on going, but knew the subject would be depressing.
By the end of it, the 16-year-old left feeling a...
| Apr 3, 2011
Remember when a crusading president, acting on dubious intelligence, insufficient information and exaggerated fears, took the nation into a Middle Eastern war of choice? That was George W. Bush in 2003, invading Iraq. But it's also Barack Obama in 2011,...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 2:47 AM
Sign up to win the Fox Rocks Lunchbox! K-Mack announces a new winner every Monday and Thursday at 10am drawn from all entries. We visit the winner at work and deliver the coveted FOX ROCKS LUNCH BOX, filled with great prizes every Tuesday and Friday...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 12:42 PM
7:30 am - 12 Noon
This sale is held to benefit Rwandan HUGS, a non-profit ministry serving Rwanda which is rebuilding after a horrific genocide. We will have baked goods, jewelry, antiques, books, furniture, household goods, clothes and lots of goodies....
| Jan 10, 2012
| 8:00 AM
There's an extraordinary environmental business experiment going on in the East African nation of Rwanda that involves cooking stoves, banana leaves, fuel pellets and a 22-year-old Connecticut man who wants to help change the world.
The project Eric...
| Jun 19, 2011
Cow bones, car parts and old toggle buttons don't sound like the most glamorous materials to use in jewelry. But some designers are managing to turn such found and throw-away objects into chic and versatile pieces, proving that with good design,...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 10:07 AM
Nearly 8,000 miles of land and sea separate students at UCF's Rosen College of Hospitality Management from the students at the Akilah Institute for Women in Kigali, Rwanda, but that did not stop Assistant Professor Manuel Rivera's event management class...
| Dec 16, 2007
A neighbor shaved Matsepang Nyoba's head with an antiquated razor. Blood beaded on her scalp. Tears trickled down her cheeks, but not because of the pain. She was in mourning, and this was a ritual.
Two days earlier, her newborn baby girl had died in the...
| Apr 11, 2009
During a gruesome three months in 1994, about 800,000 Rwandans were murdered as part of a calculated effort by a group of Hutu extremists to eradicate the country's Tutsi population.
The genocide ended only with the military victory of the Rwandan...
| Jun 6, 2008
| 10:21 PM
The Times' editorial series on food diplomacy explores the possibility that the United States could improve its global image and enhance national security by launching "a high-profile food diplomacy initiative planned, funded and executed for the...
| Aug 31, 2008
The Russian government has argued that its recent military operations in Georgia were justified by the principle of "responsibility to protect" (colloquially known as R2P). This is the approach to dealing with mass-atrocity crimes that was embraced by 150...
| Oct 6, 2008
'He may be a sonofabitch," President Franklin Roosevelt is supposed to have muttered, referring to a Nicaraguan dictator, "but he is our sonofabitch."
That is foreign policy realism in a nutshell -- straightforward, practical, pursuing the national...