Archive | May, 2012

Jim Luce on Latin America

Jim Luce first traveled to Latin America in college where he studied for a semester in Bogotá, Colombia.  He has since travelled throughout the Americas, including the Dominican Republic where he had an audience with the First Lady (Prima Dama), as well as in Peru, El Salador, Mexico – and of course Puerto Rico, where [...]

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Vietnamese-American Pianist Chau Giang Nguyen Plays Carnegie Hall, Helps Children

New York, N.Y.  I recently had lunch in the beautiful home of my friend, the glamorous and generous Vietnamese-American pianist Chau Giang Thi Nguyen.  She is interested in building a program in Vietnam to teach impoverished and orphaned children classical music as a way of giving them culture, discipline and a path out of poverty.   ”What inspires and [...]

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OLD: Amen Clinic: Head Docs Need to Look Into Heads – Makes Sense (By Jim)

New York, N.Y.  The medical establishment likes to look.  I have had urologists check out my kidneys, orthopedists x-ray my knee, and proctologists – well, you get the picture.  But neither I nor any of my friends have ever had a head doctor literally look into our heads.  I never thought this was odd until [...]

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Diplomatic Viewpoint: Sri Lankan Ambassador on Buddha’s Birthday

By Dr. Palitha T.B. Kohona, edited by Jim Luce Today the United Nations commemorates Vesak in accordance with the General Assembly Resolution 54/115.  Vesak is a special day for Buddhists around the world.  It also falls on the full moon day of the month of Vesak and commemorates the birth, the enlightenment and the Parinibhana [...]

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Launched by Australian Visionary, U.S. Peace Index Hits Year Two

I first met Steve Killelea one year ago at the Harvard Club when the U.S. Peace Index (USPI) was launched. Last week, in the Japanese-themed Upper East Side home of Krishen and Geeta Mehta, I met him again — along with his lovely wife and daughter — far from his native Australia. Steve is a business-minded visionary [...]

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World Youth Initiative: Tomorrow’s Leaders, Solving Today’s Issues

New York, N.Y.  Last fall, teen philanthropist Isaac J. Kassin was awarded our James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation’s coveted Luce Leader 2012 Award for his work in philanthropy, including his signature fund within our foundation. Accepting the award at a gala at the law firm of Skadden Arps, 17-year old Isaac made an impassioned speech with [...]

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Diplomatic Viewpoint: Recovering from the Conflict – Peace for All

Obama Remarks in Address to the Nation on Immigration

UNICEF: State of the World’s Children in 2015

First Indian Literary Festival at Columbia a Best Seller

Mixed Picture for Ebola in Sierra Leone, as Victims Outpace Beds

On World Cities Day, U.N. Spotlights Need for Sustainable Urban Planning