Archive for May 6th, 2016

Left in the dark as Venezuela crisis deepens

Friday, May 6th, 2016:

Image caption There is not enough electricity for proper lighting at University Hospital, Caracas I have seen worse conditions in a hospital. I have seen patients even more deprived of the medicines they need. But rarely have I seen an institution that appears to have gone into such steep decline as University Hospital, Caracas. A long queue stretches from the hospital entrance as people wait in line for the lift. That’s lift in the singular, because only one has been operating for the past few months. It is unclear whether the others are broken or are simply not being used […] Read More →

Stolen Jesus Statue Returned to Brooklyn Church

Friday, May 6th, 2016:

Photo The Jesus statue stolen from SS. Peter and Paul Church in Williamsburg on April 30, and found in nearby a trash can. Credit D’Ambrosio Ecclesiastical Art Studios, Inc. A statue of Jesus stolen last weekend from outside the rectory of a Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn by three laughing thieves has been returned by a young man who said he found it in a nearby trash can. The SS. Peter and Paul Church in the Williamsburg neighborhood had appealed for the return of the statue on Thursday after reviewing surveillance video that showed the thieves taking it from its […] Read More →

Video games and superheroes turn boys onto ballet

Friday, May 6th, 2016:

Last years the Royal Academy surpassed its ambition to sign up 1000 boys to its masterclass events, with the number of boys being taught in these classes currently standing at 1, 046. The academy has also seen a 16 per cent rise in the number of boys taking ballet exams over the past two years, from 1,127 in 2013 to 1,316 last year. How did the Royal Academy pull off this spectacular leap? The answer appears to lie in the world of video games and action films. Instead of classes based on the classical repertoire, with its emphasis on fairytales, […] Read More →

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