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24 Nov 2004 description

Humanitarian Mine Action and the Nairobi Summit

At just 32 years old, Jose Brinco should be in the prime of his life. Instead, he is a victim of Angola's most horrifying legacy of war - landmines.

In 1994, a young Brinco and his wife were working hard in their maize fields. When he stepped on the anti-personnel mine, it was inevitable that his wife should try to help him. She didn't make it.

30 Jun 1999 description

Much has been said about the disparity in the world's response to the crisis in Kosovo and to equally desperate situations in other regions, particularly in Africa.

06 Jan 1999 description

Minh T. Vo, Special to The Christian Science Monitor

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y.