by David Sepulveda | Sep 29, 2014 8:24 am | Comments (1)
Ears perked up as U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, one of two guests of honor at Junta’s (Junta for Progressive Action) 45th Anniversary Gala held at the The Ballroom at LoRicco Tower Friday, began to address the audience in Spanish: “I’m not going to say a lot because I can’t speak much [Spanish]. I have to practice,” he said, eliciting a burst of laughter.
by Allan Appel | Jul 10, 2014 8:10 am
Cashmere Streater, who grew up in New Haven, had never met anyone from Zimbabwe, let alone an African businessman developing power plants there.
She asked Taurai Chinyamakobvu if there were internship opportunities in his country. Not many, he said, but it’s a good idea that should be worked on.
Then they traded contact info.
by Josiah Brown | Apr 25, 2014 12:36 pm
by Lucy Gellman | Mar 20, 2014 8:45 am | Comments (3)
Reporting back from Ukraine, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy told a crowd in East Rock Wednesday night that contrary to public perception, Russia’s takeover of Crimea is a sign of weakness, not strength.
by Staff | Mar 18, 2014 4:01 pm | Comments (1)
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy has been to Ukraine and back, and he has an update for the voters back home.
by Leonard J. Honeyman | Mar 11, 2014 1:38 pm
Leonard J. Honeyman of Congregation Bikur Cholim Sheveth Achim on Marvel Road sent in this write-up about an event there this past Sunday:
The resurgence of right-wing parties and their anti-Semitic words and actions in Europe in general, and Hungary in particular, is looking more and more like the events in the years before and during the Holocaust.
by Allan Appel | Mar 2, 2014 6:03 pm
Asier Zurimendi wrapped himself in the Venezuelan flag. Literally. He also wore a hat to match.
by Allan Appel | Feb 28, 2014 5:34 pm
As Ukraine slid toward a possible civil war amid fears of Russian military intervention Friday, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, in a New Haven stop, took a stance of wait-and-see—while watching very closely.
by Paul Bass | Feb 24, 2014 12:04 pm
Chris Murphy witnessed history in the making last December in the central square in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev. Sunday he praised the direction of the uprising’s success there—while sounding notes of caution.
by Allan Appel | Feb 23, 2014 8:44 pm | Comments (1)
“I’m happy right now, but it’s not over yet. I want a new Ukraine.”