Daily Archives: February 23, 2015

Magnitude 5 quake strikes Spain, 73 km west of Albacete

Magnitude 5 quake strikes Spain, 73 km west of Albacete Mon 23 Feb 2015 at 21:54 NNA – (Reuters) A magnitude 5 earthquake shook central and eastern Spain on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The quake’s epicentre was close to the town of Ossa de Montiel, 170 km (105 miles) south of Madrid, at a

East Asia and the Pacific: United States G8 Partnership with Guinea on Extractives

Extractives Partnership between Guinea and the United States French Translation PDF 1. Overview Guinea, which has a population of 10 million in an area the size of the UK, has vast mineral resources, many of which remain undiscovered or undeveloped. It is the world’s largest producer of bauxite, and is set to become the third

Press Releases: Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons

I could not be more proud to announce Randy Berry as the first-ever Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons. We looked far and wide to find the right American official for this important assignment. Randy’s a leader. He’s a motivator. But most importantly for this effort, he’s got vision. Wherever he’s served

News in brief 23 February 2015 (AM)

23 Feb 2015 Listen / This child soldier, demobilized in South Sudan in 2015, has never been to school and he really wants to go to school now. Photo: UNICEF/Doune Porter New child abductions by armed groups in South Sudan The kidnapping of scores of young boys by an armed group near Malakal, north of