Archive for November, 2009

Peter Turnley – 20th Anniversary: The Fall of the Iron Curtain

By Digital Journalist Sunday, November 8th, 2009

© Peter Turnley/Corbis
Tears and cheers co-mingle as Romanians celebrate the overthrow of the regime of Nicolae Ceausescu, Romania's treacherous despotic leader, during the early days of the Romanian Revolution. An emotional Avram Constantin (center) watches as a truck piled with war dead drives past, enroute to Bucharest's Belo Cemetery, December 1989.

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HIV to Golf

By Digital Journalist Sunday, November 8th, 2009

© Justin Mott for The New York Times
Students study in small numbers at the Mai Hoa AIDS Center in An Nhon Tay, Vietnam, because these HIV-infected children from the orphanage were turned away from a nearby primary school last month when the parents of the other students refused to allow their children to attend.

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Violence In Guatemala City

By Digital Journalist Sunday, November 8th, 2009

© William B. Plowman
A crowd gathers outside the funeral of slain TV reporter Rolando Santis in Guatemala City.

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A Swedish Vaccine for HIV

By Digital Journalist Sunday, November 8th, 2009

© Åke Ericson/Aurora Photos
At the research center at the Muhimbili University Hospital, "Professor Erici," to the right, is well known to everyone in the vicinity. Here, Eric Sandstrom is seen with the chief nurse, Mary Ngatoluwa, the medical officer, Suleiman Choum, and a visitor (to the left). The medical personnel are part of the HIV vaccine trials conducted by Professor Sandstrom in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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