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Cyclone Belna has hit northwestern Madagascar, with 2 dead and three missing from the first tropical storm of the season, according to local officials.
Pope Francis insisted Sunday that poverty isn’t inevitable and that the poor deserve the dignity of work as he visited a hilltop rock quarry in Madagascar.
International conservationists in Madagascar have been treating more than 10,000 critically endangered radiated tortoises that were seized from traffickers who crammed the creatures into a home with no access to food or water.
GENEVA – An unusually large plague outbreak in Madagascar has taken 94 lives, the World Health Organization said Friday. The number of suspected cases has reached 1,153, Dr. Ibrahima Soce Fall, Africa emergencies chief for the U.N. health agency, told reporters in Geneva.
A sapphire rush has brought tens of thousands of people into the remote rainforests of eastern Madagascar, disfiguring a protected environmental area and prompting calls for military intervention.
Newlywed Spokane nurses promised not to make any big life changes during their first 12 months of marriage. Within the year, they moved to Madagascar.
From their first appearance in “Madagascar,” Skipper, Kowalski, Private and Rico have been committing grand theft scene-stealing. The four lovable, military-minded penguins became an instant fan favorite with their can-do attitudes. Finally, the Penguins – voiced by Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights and Conrad Vernon – are the stars of their own feature film. “The Penguins of Madagascar” tells the story of how the four became buddies and work together to make the world a safer place.
Morgan Freeman intones in a movie trailer: A family of castaways is swept out to sea, to land on a mysterious island. What happens next on the island of Madagascar, in the Indian Ocean, takes millions of years.
At a time when most people their age are starting to think seriously about retirement, Bob and Jean Auerbach are getting ready to start the adventure of their lives – again. At the end of February, the south Spokane couple will leave on a 27-month Peace Corps mission to Madagascar.