Tag Archives: New York

Lady Liberty in Bolivia

Not only New York has a Statue of Liberty. So does Potosí in Bolivia. This one is no replica of the famous sister, but an original creation in its own right. Yet sisters they are, for they have the same … Continue reading

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Who gave terrorists the idea to attack New York?

In 1973 Palestinian terrorists tried to detonate three car bombs in New York City. Al-Qaeda tried to blow up the World Trade Center, two tunnels, a bridge and the UN Headquarters in 1993 and flew two hijacked planes into the … Continue reading

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Easily Confused, # 11

New York Marathon in 2011: New York Marathon in 2012:

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Dominique Strauss-Kahn at Rikers Island

To those who think that the imprisonment of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of International Monetary Fund, at Rikers Island prison in New York is a bit harsh, I would suggest that it rather demonstrates an ironic homage to the literature … Continue reading

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