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Poland’s Walesa Leaves Hospital

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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Lech Walesa, Poland’s former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner, on Wednesday left the hospital where he was being treated for pneumonia. Mr. Walesa said he still needs another month to fully recuperate. It was not clear what had caused the infection, which developed after Mr. Walesa returned from a visit to Tunisia earlier this […]

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Poland Asks Vatican To Intervene with Outspoken Priest

Posted June 27th, 2011 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Poland has asked the Vatican to intervene with a radical outspoken Polish priest who told European lawmakers that his country was run by a “totalitarian” regime. Priest Tadeusz Rydzyk, who runs the Catholic radio station Radio Maryja as well as a television station in Poland, said the country had not been ruled by Poles since […]

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Poland Agrees to Permanent Air Force Base

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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Poland and the United States have signed an agreement that will allow the U.S. Air Force to station its troops permanently in Poland. The agreement allows for the deployment of U.S. aircraft and troops to begin in 2013. The deal was signed Monday in Warsaw by Poland’s Defense Minister Bogdan Klich and U.S. Ambassador Lee […]

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Former Polish President Walesa Faces Week in Hospital

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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Polish health officials say former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Lech Walesa could be in the hospital for as long as a week as doctors try to determine the cause of a high fever and gastric problems. The 67-year-old Mr. Walesa entered the hospital in Gdansk Wednesday after feeling unwell the previous day. He […]

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Former Polish President Lech Walesa Hospitalized

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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Polish officials say former president Lech Walesa is being treated at a hospital in his hometown of Gdansk. Mr. Walesa told the the French Press Agency he went to the hospital Wednesday, suffering from gastric problems and a fever. The 67 year old founder of the anti communist Solidarity movement in Poland in the 1980’s […]

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