It’s past midnight in Zamboanga and Benigno Aquino III slouches in his chair, a glass of Coke in one hand and a cigarette in another. He’s tired and bleary-eyed and wracked by a cold
It took just a couple of days for Admiral Thad Allen to realize how disastrous the well blowout at the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig would prove to be. On April 20 last year, the well being drilled by the BP-owned rig suddenly kicked back, spurting oil and gas up the drilling pipe and setting the Deepwater Horizon aflame in the Gulf of Mexico.
In a hat store on trendy Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, California, Ariane Azarpira and her daughter Samira searched for cyberspace clues to the well-being of friends and family in Iran.