6/13/16 • By Milan Korcok
The massacre of 50 Americans in Orlando should awaken us all to the reality that terrorism and hate crimes, and their avoidance, is now part of our lives—even within the shadow of Disney World. The tragedy we witnessed over live television and through social media this weekend brought home with brutal clarity that terrorism, whatever its source, is more than a European phenomenon. What happened in Paris and Brussels in late 2015 and early 2016 has happened here, in America’s […]
6/10/16 • By Milan Korcok
Expecting overseas visitors this summer? Perhaps family members you rarely see—or have never seen? Enjoy their visit, but make sure they don’t become an unwitting burden by getting sick at the wrong time, stepping off a curb into the path of a car “going the wrong way,” or falling off a bike on a mountain cycling path and requiring emergency transportation or hospital care. They may not know it, but hospital care anywhere in Canada is very expensive. And unless […]
6/03/16 • By Milan Korcok
The U.S. State Department has issued a new warning alerting its citizens to the risk of potential terrorist attacks throughout Europe this summer, and to be especially cautious if attending European soccer championship matches throughout France from June 10 to July 10, or the Catholic Church’s World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland, between July 26 and July 31. The advisory, which was issued on May 31 and extends through August 31, 2016, urges U.S. citizens to be especially cautious when […]
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