Archive for February 2016

Cuba: 90 miles south, 54 years behind - photo gallery

Cuba: 90 miles south, 54 years behind - photo gallery
On February 7th, 1962 the US embargo against Cuba, was extended to include almost all imports, today marks its 54th anniversary. It was a time of Cold Wars and the Cuban Missile Crisis, today both the United States and Cuba are arguably better places. Much has changed in the United States, not so much in Cuba. I recently... Read more »

Thousands take over downtown in protest for Chicago Teachers Union - photo gallery

Thousands take over downtown in protest for Chicago Teachers Union - photo gallery
Thousands of protesters took over the downtown Chicago Loop streets Thursday afternoon in a rally staged by the Chicago Teachers Union to show opposition to the district’s decision to slash school budgets and stop paying the bulk of teachers’ pension contributions. The marched started at the Bank of America Building located at 135 S La Salle St, Chicago. Marching south... Read more »