Venezuelan migrant who sings for tips gets shot at stardom after chance meeting

BOGOTA (Reuters) – When Mexican singer Mario Domm overheard a Venezuelan migrant crooning Domm’s own song in exchange for coins outside a restaurant in Bogota, Colombia, he was moved to tears by the young man’s powerful voice. Venezuelan migrant Alexander … Continue reading Venezuelan migrant who sings for tips gets shot at stardom after chance meeting

Peace and love? Think AC, brands and working toilets 50 years on from Woodstock

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Three chaotic days of peace, music, mud and free love helped immortalize the 1969 Woodstock festival as the touchstone of Sixties counterculture. FILE PHOTO: Festival goers splash through a muddy puddle at Worthy Farm in Somerset, … Continue reading Peace and love? Think AC, brands and working toilets 50 years on from Woodstock

Polish ‘I am LGBT’ campaign attracts tens of thousands of Twitter supporters

WARSAW (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Twitter users have expressed support for gay rights in Poland as part of the #jestemLGBT campaign, aimed at fighting discrimination and homophobia in a country where the ruling party is strongly socially conservative. … Continue reading Polish ‘I am LGBT’ campaign attracts tens of thousands of Twitter supporters