New Orleans, we won’t forget you, President Barack Obama said during a visit to the city October 15. The President and his cabinet will continue to assist the recovery and future protection of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region, both of which he says are critical to the nation’s environmental and economic vitality. He made his pledge while acknowledging the administration has other formidable challenges in reviving the economy and overhauling health care Photo: Angelle Bergeron President Obama reassured the Gulf Coast and New Orleans of his support, and most of the audience cheered him. Photo: Angelle Bergeron “I
The 2016 Summer Olympics boating and swimming events have put an international spotlight on what has been a long-running problem in Rio de Janeiro—untreated sewage and trash are clogging up major bays and waterways.