Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Close to Home
The event, titled Close to Home, is being held on July 23rd, 2013 at Carlow University to raise funds and awareness about the issue of human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Hosted by Diana Fletcher, local speaker, author and business owner, the event is one of Hope and Inspiration.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been warning American hospitals that Ebola was just a plane ride away. Tuesday the first confirmed case of Ebola has been diagnosed in the United States. The patient had recently been in Liberia and flew to the U.S. before he was symptomatic or contagious. Meanwhile in an attempt to curtail the spread of the deadly virus, British Airways and Air France has suspended flights to Sierra Leone and Liberia.
Do you think the rapid rise of Islamic State is the result of a political/policy failure or an intelligence failure?