More news you might have missed while watching the disaster coverage
1. The German elections are coming up: On the one hand,
On the other hand, Schroeder’s Party Reaches Five-Month High in Weekly Stern Poll
2. Chirac’s illness confuses France, sparks debate.
3. Six thousand executed in Venezuela?
4. Cuba Has 1,586 Doctors on Stand By for US
The Havana Convention Center was dressed in hospital whites on Sunday evening with 1,586 Cuban doctors awaiting the go ahead from the Bush administration to fly to the US and provide emergency assistance to Hurricane Katrina victims wherever needed.
I told my mom about this one and her reply was “Make that 1,586 more refugees!”
5. British Association for the Advancement of Science: Benefits of stem cell research oversold, says expert