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  • The Rev. Gerald V. Lardner, Sulpician priest

    The Rev. Gerald V. Lardner, Sulpician priest
    The Rev. Gerald "Gerry" Vincent Lardner, a Sulpician priest who taught preaching and later served as a missionary in Africa, died of cancer June 18 at Mercy Medical Center. He was 70 and lived in North Baltimore. Born in Baltimore and raised on...
  • Dramatic rescue of baby elephant, its mother in Zambia

    Dramatic rescue of baby elephant, its mother in Zambia
    Most conservationists would agree that you should not interfere with Mother Nature. But there are exceptions to every rule. Staff and tourists at Kapani Safari Lodge in Zambia were caught by surprise when a mother and baby elephant became trapped in...
  • A pregnant woman with HIV, and the cost of U.S. foreign aid cuts

    A pregnant woman with HIV, and the cost of U.S. foreign aid cuts
    When I met a woman I'll call "Mary" in Luwingu, a remote district in northern Zambia, she had already seen three of her children die. She did not know that she had contracted HIV until she arrived at the clinic where for the past few months I had been...
  • Zambia underfoot: On the ground at Zebra Plains

    Zambia underfoot: On the ground at Zebra Plains
    MFUWE, Zambia - We're nodding off in our tent, pitched under a tree, when the crunching and gnashing begin. It's the hippos again, a half-dozen massive beasts climbing up from the Luangwa River for their nightly feed. During September, a hot, dry month...
  • West MI Groups Help Children in Africa

    West MI Groups Help Children in Africa
    The name of the game is teamwork, as a group of volunteers worked hard all for play in Plainwell. They loaded dozens of poles and playground equipment onto a semi-truck. The 40,000 pound load is headed to Zambia, which is in Africa. "A lot of these kids...
  • Doubletalk won't pay the AIDS bills

    FIRST LADY Laura Bush is visiting four African countries this week, including Zambia, where I worked in HIV/AIDS programs for six years in the 1990s. We can count on the news media to show us Mrs. Bush touring AIDS programs, welcomed by singing children....
  • China's charm offensive

    THE NORTH OF THAILAND remained little more than a collection of sleepy villages for decades. Today, the region resembles a burgeoning metropolis — a metropolis in China. With trade booming, it has become a way station for ships delivering Chinese...
  • HIV and circumcision

    HIV and circumcision
    My downstairs neighbor, eight months pregnant, recently stopped me in the elevator to share her dilemma about whether to have her baby boy circumcised. For a growing number of American parents today -- particularly in urban centers like Los Angeles and...
  • 200 Detained in Crackdown on Climate Protest

    200 Detained in Crackdown on Climate Protest
    COPENHAGEN -- Danish police outnumbered protesters on Sunday, detaining more than 200 people on a second day of demonstrations as environment ministers met for informal talks to advance negotiations on a new pact. Meanwhile, church bells in Denmark and...
  • Foreign tourist boards

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • Classic cars for a modern epidemic

    Residents can check out some super cool classic cars in Costa Mesa tonight to help a fledgling university in Zambia, a landlocked African country that's struggling with the AIDS epidemic and poverty. Crevier Classic Cars at 365 Clinton St. is playing...