Stories. Mustafah abdulaziz – obama. Hover over the image for navigation and full screen controls Mustafah Abdulaziz The Inauguration Of Barack Obama play this essay On January 20, 2009, the world’s attention turned to Washington D.C.
Visitors, young and old, black and white, American and foreign, descended upon the nations capital en masse, braving the frigid cold to stand witness to history: Barack Obama, former junior senator of Illinois, inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States. Porsches, Made in Finland - The New York Times > Business > Slid. The 'Democratization of Credit' Is Over. Following a Closing, the Struggle to Find Work - The New York Ti. The Candy Maker of Leavenworth - The New York Times > U.S. > Sli. Cannabis Culture - Photo Essays. Second Chance Comes With a Dose of Discipline - The New York Tim. Obamania. Showcase: The Roma in Rome - Lens Blog. Marco Baroncini didn’t set out to photograph the Roma people.
They came to him. Mr. Baroncini, 37, lives in Rome, and he saw the Roma (also known as Gypsies) everywhere he went, living in poverty and suffering from discrimination. Other Italians did not seem to be paying attention, but he was curious. “I was amazed at how they live, just around the corner,” Mr. The Roma population in Rome is estimated at 15,000 to 20,000. At first, it was difficult to win his subjects’ cooperation. For six years, Mr. “They say Italy is the beginning of civilization, that culture was born here.
His moody images are complex and layered. He has published four books in Italy, including one on his work among the Roma, “Figli di un Dio Minore” (“Sons of a Lesser God”). “Sometimes,” he said, “you don’t have to go so far to find something interesting.” Showcase: Sisyphean Days in Cuba - Lens Blog. Breaking Through the Ranks. Laying Off at the Family Business. Slumdog Entrepreneurs - Photo Essays. Double Jeopardy: The Harsh Reality for Iraqi Immigrants Trying t. High Seas Border Patrol - Photo Essays. Is currently unavailable ... Slideshow. 2009 in photos (part 3 of 3) 2009 in photos (part 2 of 3) The year 2009 is now coming to a close, and it's time to take a look back over the past 12 months through photographs.
Historic elections were held in Iran, India and the United States, some wars wound down while others escalated, China turned 60, and the Berlin Wall was remembered 20 years after it came down. Each photo tells its own tale, weaving together into the larger story of 2009. This is a multi-entry story, 120 photographs over three days. Please watch for part 3 tomorrow and have a look back at part 1 from yesterday. (40 photos total) Before the Iranian election, a supporter of main challenger and reformist candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi forms a heart shape with her hands to indicate her support, while wearing green ribbons - the color of the party, amidst a festive atmosphere at an election rally rally in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, June 9, 2009.
2009 in photos (part 1 of 3) The Inauguration of President Barack Obama - The Big Picture - B. Turning to Madrasas - The New York Times > World > Slide Show > The Fall of Mexico - Magazine. In the almost three years since President Felipe Calderón launched a war on drug cartels, border towns in Mexico have turned into halls of mirrors where no one knows who is on which side or what chance remark could get you murdered.
Some 14,000 people have been killed in that time—the worst carnage since the Mexican Revolution—and part of the country is effectively under martial law. Is this evidence of a creeping coup by the military? A war between drug cartels? Between the president and his opposition? Or just collateral damage from the (U.S. Poor Mexico. Those famous words came to mind when another man named Díaz offered me an equally concise observation about the realities of life in the country today: “In Mexico it is dangerous to speak the truth. His full name is Fernando Díaz Santana. He’s received text messages from listeners cautioning him to be careful of what he says on the air. Rodríguez’s death is illustrative. That is not idle theorizing. Reinforced Playground Opens in Sderot - The New York Times > Wor. Escape From North Korea. The faces of foreclosure - Picture Stories. Mathias Braschler and Monika Fischer on the Environmental Meltdo. As world leaders gather for the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen this week (December 7–18), expectations that the summit will produce a hoped-for Kyoto II treaty are cooling just as fast as the climate is heating up.
Among the contentious issues are cap-and-trade schemes that allow nations to buy and sell greenhouse gases like Papal indulgences of old, and a rift between wealthy and developing nations over who will shoulder the majority of carbon-emissions cuts. (Optimists take heart; in contrast to the former U.S. president’s outright rejection of both mandatory cuts and the Kyoto Protocol, President Obama is planning a one-day trip to Copenhagen a little over a week after picking up his Nobel Prize in Oslo and is expected to announce U.S. emissions targets.) But if heads of state remain unprepared to declare all-out war on the ecological catastrophe, two Swiss photographers, Mathias Braschler and Monika Fischer, are reconnoitering the ecological battle zone.
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Rural farmers and families are frequently intimidated by guerrilla and paramilitary groups who send them fleeing due to death threats, forced recruitment, the demand of unaffordable taxes, persecution for political organizing, land seizures and intolerable violence in their villages and towns. Drowning in Opium - The New York Times > World > Slide Show > Sl. Cutting Off the Taliban's Bankroll - The New York Times > World. Women’s Shelters in Afghanistan - The New York Times > World > S. The Renegade Cabaret. INNOCENCE – Sri Lanka’s former child soldiers. Duckrabbit posted this on February 13th, 2009 This comes straight from duckrabbit’s heart, where else?
Night Watch - The New York Times > N.Y. / Region > Slide Show > Free large file hosting. Send big files the easy way! The Golden Eagle Hunters of Mongolia - Photo Essays. Showcase: A Thirsting Planet - Lens Blog. Though James Whitlow Delano has devoted years of his life to photographing the global water crisis, he was not paying much attention to the recent conference on climate change.
It’s not that he didn’t care about what the world’s leaders did in Copenhagen. Traveling with Ghana's Kayayo Girls - Photo Essays. Pakistan Beneath the Surface - Photo Essays. The Threat of Black Carbon - The New York Times > World > Slide. Without Papers, Looking for a Future. Mexico City Prepares to Reawaken - Photo Journal. G20 demonstrations, London. Breaking the Gender Bar in Boxing - The New York Times > Sports. Between Heaven And Earth. Monkey street performers. Indians Go to the Polls - The New York Times > World > Slide Sho.
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A Powerful Truth. "Foreclosure: Death of the American Dream" by Lauren Greenfield. Audio slideshow: Death and destruction on the cocaine trail. Co.uk. Co.uk. Co.uk. Immigrant Influx Tests a Minneapolis Hospital - The New York Tim. One in 8 Million - New York Characters in Sound and Images - The. Co.uk. Ballet at the Vaganova. After the Gulag - The New York Times > World > Slide Show > Slid. Recession Slows Migration From Mexico - The New York Times > U.S. Recently released data from the Mexican census show that emigration from Mexico to other countries declined by 25 percent in the year that ended in August 2008.
Researchers say that a decline in border crossings from Mexico is largely a result of a lack of jobs in the American economy. The Siege of Ciudad Juarez - Photo Essays. Behind the Scenes: Still Wounded - Lens Blog.