Stories tagged: madagascar
Sun., Sept. 8, 2019
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.
Wed., May 2, 2018, 1:21 p.m.
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 …
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
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 …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
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.
Sun., Feb. 7, 2016, 5 a.m.
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.
Sat., Jan. 29, 2011
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 – …