Category Archives: World
Since the earthquake, the New York Times estimates that nearly seven billion dollars has been given to Haiti from around the world. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Leah Harding recently visited Haiti and reports on the growing push for sustainability within the small Caribbean country.
Nicolas Maduro, Hugo Chavez’s successor, beat candidate Henrique Capriles by a margin of less than one percent in the Venezuelan presidential elections on Sunday.
John O’Sullivan, who was one of Thatcher’s special advisers and speechwriters, said an argument about education vouchers started his 40-year friendship with Thatcher.
Following North Korea’s announcement to restart a reactor at its main nuclear complex, Cpl. Duane Dewey, Congressional Medal of Honor winner from the Korean War, reflects on the implications of the announcement.
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Obama will meet with Israeli President Shimon Peres, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad.
Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina became Pope Francis I Wednesday. People in Gainesville are having different reactions to the decision.
At 2 p.m. EST (8 p.m. in Rome), Pope Benedict XVI officially ended his papacy, becoming the first pope in 600 years to resign. WUFT’s Bianca Ventura spoke with local Catholics for their thoughts.
Despite findings of horse meat in Europe, local experts say this is not a problem for Floridians and finding horse meat in America is unheard of.
A meteorite explosion that injured about 1,200 people Friday in Russia. A UF geologist said meteorites similar to that one are not uncommon.