Every year about a million HIV patients globally are given potentially life-saving treatments, while about 2 1/2 times that number are infected. On top of that, the vast majority of HIV-positive people around the world don’t know they’re infected.
The French charity group L’Arche de Zoé (Zoë‘s Ark) took 103 Chadian children from their homes with promises of sweets and a trip to the city of Abeche. But the group actually planned to fly the children to France on a 220-seater plane from Abeche airport in Eastern Chad, passing them off as “Sudanese orphans from Darfur” who needed urgent medical care and foster homes. The fiasco sheds new light on the activities of Western “angels of mercy” in Africa.
How does the Bush family, including First Twin Jenna Bush, handle all the critical media coverage about George W.? According to Jenna, they “don’t watch too much television.” And, when asked by Time reporter Carolyn Sayre why she isn’t serving in Iraq, she insisted, ” ... It’s not even a practical question.” Oh.