Monday, November 4, 2013
Desmond Tutu, Bono Attend Memorial for Dutch Prince Friso (This research connects to the LAX shooting)
Desmond Tutu, Bono Attend Memorial for Dutch Prince Friso
from UPI 3 Nov 2013
DELFT, Netherlands, Nov. 3 (UPI)--Archbishop Desmond Tutu and U2 singer Bono were among 900 attendees at a memorial service for deceased Dutch Prince Friso.
The service took place Saturday in Delft, DutchNews.nl reported.
Also in attendance were fashion designers Viktor & Rolf, former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, as well as foreign royals and the Dutch royal family.
Friso died Aug. 12 after spending 18 months in a coma following a skiing accident. A private funeral for the 44-year-old prince was held in August.
Kofi A. Annan was the United Nations secretary general, is a board member for the International Crisis Group, an overseer at the International Rescue Committee, a trustee at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (think tank), a director at the United Nations Foundation, the chairman for The Elders, and a Nobel Foundation Nobel peace prize winner.
Note: Lakhdar Brahimi was a special representative to the secretary general for the United Nations, a board member for the International Crisis Group, the foreign minister for Algeria, and is a member of The Elders.
Martti Ahtisaari is the chair emeritus for the International Crisis Group, a member of The Elders, and a Nobel Foundation Nobel peace prize winner.
Willem Kok is a board member for the International Crisis Group, and was the prime minister for the Netherlands.
George Soros is a board member for the International Crisis Group, an advisory board member for the Earth Institute, and the chairman for the Foundation to Promote Open Society.
Foundation to Promote Open Society was a funder for the International Rescue Committee, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (think tank), and the Millennium Promise.
Bono is an advisory board member for the Earth Institute, a co-founder for the ONE Campaign, and attended George Soros’s 2013 wedding reception.
ONE Campaign is a partner with the United Nations Foundation.
Clifford M. Sobel is a director at the Millennium Promise, and was the Netherlands ambassador.
Jimmy Carter is an honorary co-chairman for the Millennium Promise, a member of The Elders, and a Nobel Foundation Nobel peace prize winner.
Desmond Tutu is an honorary elder for The Elders, a Nobel Foundation Nobel peace prize winner, and was the general secretary for the South African Council of Churches.
Richard Branson is a co-founder for The Elders, a co-founder for the Carbon War Room, and the founder of the Virgin Group.
George Polk is a board member for the Carbon War Room, and a managing partner for the Soros Climate Fund Management LLC.
Virgin Aviation Services is a spun off of the Virgin Group.
Virgin America, Inc.
Virgin America, Inc. is a United States-based airline that began service on August 8, 2007. The airline's stated aim is to provide low-fare, high-quality service for "long-haul point-to-point service between major metropolitan cities on the Eastern and West Coast seaboards." San Francisco International Airport is Virgin America's main hub, but the airline also has a focus city at Los Angeles International Airport. Virgin America's frequent flyer program Elevate provides award flights and other benefits to frequent fliers.
Virgin America, though the brainchild of British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, is a U.S. airline. By law, no more than 25% of a U.S. airline may be owned by foreign interests and must be under the "actual control" of U.S. citizens; VAI Partners owns 75% of the capital stock; the remaining 25% of the company is owned by Virgin Group, which also licenses the Virgin brand to the airline.
The Wake Of LAX Shooting Update: Gunman In Critical Condition
Saturday, November 2, 2013
“It was surreal,” Tom Lagos, who saw the alleged gunman, told the Daily News. “My wife and I were waiting for our flight to Newark at Gate 33 in the Virgin terminal, and we just saw a stampede of people headed in our direction with incredible fear in their eyes.”
Posted by Sam and Bunny Sewell at 1:01 PM