Vice President Joe Biden delivered a stirring speech today at a Boston Remembers tribute at the Boston Hynes Convention Center, saying that that in his career he has witnessed incredible tributes, but that he’s never witnessed a memorial like today’s.
The committee to create a memorial for the victims of last year’s deadly building collapse at 22nd and Market streets will unveil a preliminary concept for the memorial at a community meeting Tuesday, and will also seek input from community members
British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday defended his behavior at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service in South Africa after he was criticized at home for posing with U.S. President Barack Obama for what some said was a disrespectful photograph.
U.S. President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuba’s Raul Castro at a memorial for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, a rare gesture between the leaders of the ideologically opposed nations that reflected the anti-apartheid hero’s spirit of reconciliation.
More than 70 leaders from across the world, some of them locked in enmity, are flying to South Africa for memorials to Nelson Mandela that will hail one of humanity’s great peacemakers, officials said on Monday.