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John Kerry: A Familiar Face in Global Diplomacy

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 10:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Senator John Kerry – President Barack Obama’s nominee for secretary of state – is a familiar face to world leaders, an elder statesman of the Democratic Party and current chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The son of a military veteran, Kerry graduated from Yale University in 1966 and served an abbreviated tour […]

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Mahama Reelected Ghana’s President

Posted December 10th, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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John Dramani Mahama won a new term as Ghana’s president in Friday’s election, after taking over the office in July following the sudden death of John Atta Mills. Mr. Mahama had served as Ghana’s vice president since 2009. He previously held the position of minister of communications and was a three-term parliamentarian for Ghana’s Bole-Bamboi […]

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US Congressman and Civil Rights Pioneer John Lewis Featured at DNC

Posted September 6th, 2012 at 7:40 pm (UTC-5)
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One of the most passionate speakers at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night was African-American U.S. Congressman John Lewis of the southern state of Georgia, a leader of the nation’s civil rights movement. Born in 1940 in rural Alabama, Lewis grew up on his family’s farm and attended segregated public schools. He became active in […]

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Former Republican Presidential Hopeful Slams Obama Foreign Policy

Posted August 29th, 2012 at 9:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The man defeated by Barack Obama in the U. S. presidential election four years ago is chastising him for abandoning the cause of human freedom. Arizona Republican Senator John McCain delivered the blistering criticism of Mr. Obama’s foreign policy Tuesday at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. “It is said that this election will […]

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John Dramani Mahama Assumes Ghana’s Presidency

Posted July 24th, 2012 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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John Dramani Mahama was sworn in as Ghana’s interim president Tuesday following the sudden death of John Atta Mills. Mr. Mahama has served as vice president since 2009. He previously held the position of minister of communications and was a three-term parliamentarian for Ghana’s Bole-Bamboi constituency in the country’s north. Mr. Mahama graduated from the […]

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Ghanaian President John Atta Mills Dies at 68

Posted July 24th, 2012 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Ghanaian President John Atta Mills, who died Tuesday, oversaw a generally peaceful and prosperous time for his country during his one term in office. Mr. Mills became the country’s third democratically-elected president in 2009 after defeating ruling party candidate Nana Akufo-Addo in a run-off election. In July 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama visited Ghana and […]

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Former US Joint Chiefs Chairman Shalikashvili Dies

Posted July 23rd, 2011 at 6:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Retired U.S. General John Shalikashvili, the first foreign-born chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, has died at age 75. There were no immediate reports on the cause of Shalikashvili’s death. He suffered a stroke in 2004. General Shalikashvili served as chairman of the Joint Chiefs from 1993 to 1997 under then-President Bill Clinton. […]

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Former US Presidential Candidate Edwards Indicted

Posted June 3rd, 2011 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Former U.S. senator and presidential candidate John Edwards has been indicted on charges he violated campaign finance laws by using political donations to hide an extramarital affair. The indictment was filed Friday in Edwards’ home state of North Carolina. He was charged on six counts — one count of conspiracy, four counts of illegal campaign […]

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Former US Presidential Candidate Edwards Indicted

Posted June 3rd, 2011 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Former U.S. senator and presidential candidate John Edwards has been indicted on charges he violated campaign finance laws by using political donations to hide an extramarital affair. The indictment was filed Friday in Edwards’ home state of North Carolina. He was charged on six counts — one count of conspiracy, four counts of illegal campaign […]

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Former US Presidential Candidate Edwards Indicted

Posted June 3rd, 2011 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Former U.S. senator and presidential candidate John Edwards has been indicted on charges he violated campaign finance laws by using political donations to hide an extramarital affair. The indictment was filed Friday in Edwards’ home state of North Carolina. Edwards was charged on six counts — one count of conspiracy, four counts of illegal campaign […]

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