Tag Archives: Political geography

George Clooney Seeks to Expose Those Who Finance/Profit From Wars in Africa

The Enough Project announced the launch of THE SENTRY, a new investigative initiative that seeks to dismantle the networks of perpetrators, facilitators, and enablers who fund and profit from Africa’s deadliest conflicts. The Sentry’s arrival comes as President Obama prepares for an historic trip to Africa later this week. Co-founded[...]

Beverly Hills Hotel’s Sultan of Brunei Imposing Drastic Rules

The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) announced it is pulling its annual Global Women’s Rights Awards, co-chaired by Jay and Mavis Leno, from the Beverly Hills Hotel because the hotel’s owner, the Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, is imposing a Taliban-like Brunei penal code, set to go into effect in three[...]

Ben Affleck to be honored with the Cinema for Peace Humanitarian Award

The Cinema for Peace Foundation announced today that Academy Award-winning actor, filmmaker and founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, Ben Affleck, will be honored with the Cinema for Peace Humanitarian Award at the 2013 Gala for Humanity on January 11 at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. Each[...]

Demi Moore is back in LA after treatment

HollywoodNews.com: Demi Moore has apparently finally returned to Los Angeles after receiving professional treatment and then taking a vacation to Turks and Caicos. Moore returned on a private jet recently after being pretty much out of the spotlight since her hospitalization in January, states TMZ. Moore was allegedly receiving treatment[...]

‘Housewives of OC’ star shooting down death report

HollywoodNews.com: ‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ star Tamra Barney is busy these days, busy denying that she has died. It was recently rumored that Barney died in a jet-ski accident in the Turks and Caicos Islands, but the reality star is far from dead, states the Orange County Register. Barney[...]

Inside Sarah Palin’s work emails: tanning beds and more

HollywoodNews.com: Sarah Palin is now dealing with the release of 24,000 pages of emails by the state of Alaska from her time as governor, and what was written seems a little off. It looks like Palin’s emails include one by her husband that says she is allowing her daughter’s friends[...]

Sarah Palin’s son marries his high school sweetheart

HollywoodNews.com: Sarah Palin’s family just got a little bigger as her son, Track, married his high school sweetheart, Britta Hanson, in a small ceremony. The two wed in Hatcher Pass, Alaska, but will have a larger celebration at Alaska’s Alyeska Ski Resort when friends and family can travel for the[...]

Did Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez shack up in Malaysia?

HollywoodNews.com: It sounds like Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez didn’t want to be apart from each other one bit while she reportedly visited him in Malaysia. The two allegedly stayed together in the presidential suite in Kuala Lumpur Hilton, states HollywoodLife. However, Bieber and Gomez did leave the room at[...]

Kristen Stewart described as an “outsider” by director

HollywoodNews.com: Kristen Stewart seems to march to the beat of her own drum and her director for the cast’s boot camp for ‘On the Road’ seems to agree. Gerald Nicosia seems to think that Stewart and her castmates in the film are somewhat like outsiders, states The New York Times.[...]

Sarah Palin begs judge to not lift restraining order against stalker

HollywoodNews.com: Sarah Palin continues to remain in the spotlight, especially at home in Alaska and now she’s filing more legal papers in an attempt to keep herself safe. The new reality star has just filed papers in Alaska in which she practically begs the judge not to lift the restraining[...]