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Ex-Juneau resident aids tsunami victims

Everywhere he went in Sri Lanka, former Juneau resident John Sproul saw the devastation caused by...responsibilities toward mankind. When he was doing fishery assessment in Sri Lanka and India in February and March, Sproul helped local fishermen repair...
Evening at Egan Lecture Series kicks off Friday

...Sivaraksa.Author and activist Sivaraksa is an advocate for social, environmental and political justice in Thailand, Sri Lanka and around the world. Twice nominated for the Nobel Peace prize, he has been awarded the Swedish Right Livelihood Award...
The risk of living one's faith is real

...violence or terroristic attacks against the Christian minority in nations such as Egypt, India, Pakistan, Iraq, Syria, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Mali and Saudi Arabia usually occur within the context of official and unofficial prejudice, hatred, discrimination...
Charity reports Juneau residents donated $44,500 for tsunami relief

...devastating late-December tsunami in India, Indonesia and Sri Lanka, the agency said. In all, Americans gave the agency...sent additional staff from elsewhere into Indonesia and Sri Lanka, and began to respond within two days, Banerjee said...
Officials suspect 50 terror groups operate in Canada

...terror groups now have some presence here. They are from Sri Lanka, Kurdistan and points between and include supporters...lives, most Canadian. The separatist Tamil Tigers of Sri Lanka - whose followers helped start the trend in suicide bombings...
Neighbors Digest Sitka . One of the speakers, Herman Kumara, was from the National Fisheries Solidarity Movement, a nonprofit in Sri Lanka that works in developing local fisheries. He has contacted AMSEA and requested help due to the tsunami damage that has...
In the Stacks

...some of the series we carry, and a few of the countries they cover: Insight Guides: New England, Paris, Barbados, Sri Lanka, Alaska, Prague and more. Fold-out maps inside covers, location finder in front cover, travel tips in back cover...
In praise of war correspondents

...had worn since a hand grenade destroyed her left eye in Sri Lanka in 2001. She seemed sadder and lonelier, and it was...different wars), Chechnya, Gaza, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Libya and many other places. She had defied death so...
SEARHC names interim president

...Refugees International and International Rescue Committee. Charles Bingham, SEARHC spokesman, said Gorman has worked in Sri Lanka, Iraq, Bosnia and Thailand. Gorman's assumption of office will help "to make a seamless transition while we offer...
Ex-Goldman exec given 2 years for inside trades

...was devastating."The dealings by Gupta that were highlighted at his spring trial stemmed from his relationship with Sri Lanka-born Raj Rajaratnam. The one-time billionaire hedge fund boss controlled up to $7 billion in accounts, giving him...
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