Share Share 19 Views no discussions InternationalNewsPrintRegional Venezuelan Youth Symphony Orchestra donates $38,000 to UN fund against torture by: – October 10, 2011 Share Venezuela will donate US 38,000 dollars to the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture. This amount was collected during a concert performed by the Simon Bolivar Youth Symphony Orchestra in Geneva, Switzerland, on the occasion of the UN Universal Periodic Review of human rights, Venezuela is participating in this review next October 07. Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Nicolás Maduro, thanked to all those who made possible the particpation on the Venezuelan orchestra in the concert labeled “Let’s have a more human humankind”, performed on the current Tuesday 04 and Wednesday 05 in Geneva.“We believe in the construction of a human homeland, in the construction of a great Latin American homeland. Thus, we bring you a little bit of the deepest love and the sensibility of our people, through our youth” said Maduro.Press ReleaseEmbassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in the Commonwealth of Dominica Sharing is caring! Tweet
BROOKVILLE — The mothers of two students in the Life Skills class at Franklin County High School are voicing concern about what is happening in the classroom.According to the Franklin County Observer, the parents attended a recent school board meeting requesting action from school officials. The mothers said their children have been acting different in regards to school, while not being able to communicate what is exactly going on.They asked the school board to get someone in the classroom who can observe how the students are being treated. They also requested a different classroom environment and a promise that their children’s education plan will stay on track.The parents also threatened to move their children to a different school system and one mother said she has considered taking legal action.Assistant Superintendent Tammy Chavis said school officials will look into the matter.