Tag Archives: John Lee

Pratham: Chelsea Clinton on Board USS Intrepid for Education in India

New York, N.Y.  In looking back at 2013′s most successful Manhattan events, the one gala that stands out for me took place on the USS Intrepid along the West Side Highway in early October. Although I have attended numerous galas on The U.S.S. Intrepid, nothing prepared me for the scale and impact of Chelsea Clinton’s keynote [...]

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Soccer Unites President of Bolivia on Roosevelt Island, NYC

New York, N.Y.  President of Bolivia Evo Morales, top officials and ambassadors to the UN took time out during the General Assembly today to play a football match to support the Secretary-General’s campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women. Wearing dark blue, the UN Development Programme’s (UNDP) colour, and orange, the UNiTE campaign colour, more than 20 top [...]

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Elvis Costello, Randy Jackson Close Out Clinton Global Citizen Awards

New York, N.Y.  Responding to increasing interest among business and governments around the world, President Clinton launched CGI International to supplement the Annual Meeting in New York with additional meetings in various regions of the globe. Elvis Costello performance with @theroots introduced by Randy Jackson to close out Clinton Global Citizen Awards. #CGI2013. Photo: John Lee. In December [...]

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U.S. Team Triumphs Over New Zealand in America’s Cup

San Francisco, CA.  In one of the most incredible comebacks in sailing history, Oracle USA won its eighth consecutive race Wednesday afternoon to defeat New Zealand and hold onto sailing’s most coveted prize.  Skipper Jimmy Spithill steered Oracle’s 72-foot catamaran past Dean Barker and Emirates Team New Zealand in the winner-take-all Race 19 on San [...]

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Fútbol une a Presidente de Bolivia, diplomáticos y altos funcionarios de la ONU para poner fin a la violencia contra la mujer

Nueva York,, N.Y.  El Presidente de Bolivia, Evo Morales, altos funcionarios y embajadores ante las Naciones Unidas hicieron hoy una pausa durante la Asamblea General para jugar un partido de fútbol con el fin de apoyar la campaña del Secretario General ÚNETE para poner fin a la violencia contra la mujer. Con camisetas azul oscuro, el color del Programa [...]

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Update: Nobel Winner Mario Vargas Llosa Unveils New Novel

UPDATE:  Nobel-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa is unveiling his new novel, titled The Discreet Hero and set in his native Peru. The novel revisits two influential cities in Mario’s past, the Peruvian capital Lima and the small northwestern city of Piura. Mario told reporters Wednesday that the plot centers on a small business owner from Piura who [...]

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SAMAA Dedicated to Keeping Indian Classical Music Alive

New York, N.Y.  Preserving the classics is a noble endeavor.  Jazz, for example, is an original American music art form that once dominated the airwaves, dance halls, and nightclubs of an earlier generation.  Today, this once popular music is relegated to small ensembles at intimate gatherings.  I admire and applaud the tireless efforts of people, [...]

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NYC Birthday Bash Supports Orphans International Worldwide

New York, N.Y.  The trendy new Asymmetrik Gallery in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC was the venue for Orphans International Worldwide founder Jim Luce’s recent birthday celebration that raised funds for orphaned children – and the new duet of Joey Vaughan and Jeane Reveendran performed.  Jeane is the newest Global Adviser to the J. Luce Foundation (lucefoundation.org). [...]

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Umbrella Revolution: Pro-Democracy Protests Continue in Hong Kong

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Yale Young Global Scholars Program: 2015 Applications Available

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