Venezuelan Opposition Protestors Fight for Rights and International Attention

Unfortunately for the protesters the whole world is watching the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, … or the situation in Kiev, Ukraine. The situation in Venezuela is deteriorating rapidly. The daily confrontations in the streets between opposition protesters and government forces have resulted in four deaths so far, all of them on the opposition side, andContinue reading “Venezuelan Opposition Protestors Fight for Rights and International Attention”

Drones Add New Angles to Sochi Games Coverage

I think Aussie would have liked these things, and not just because he had a tendency to drone on … and on … and on about his many afflictions and gripes! There is an interesting article in The Atlantic’s online edition about the use of drones. The same unmanned beasts that are so controversial whenContinue reading “Drones Add New Angles to Sochi Games Coverage”

Sochi Olympics 2014 Requirements: Good Luck and Good Security

I wish all athletes the best of luck in their sports, and I wish all who attend the Games venues in any capacity a safe experience. With today’s opening ceremony in Sochi, the 2014 Winter Olympic Games will officially commence, even if there are so many competitions on the schedule that some actually began yesterdayContinue reading “Sochi Olympics 2014 Requirements: Good Luck and Good Security”