Scientists pursue rare whales: Island waters hailed as new frontier for research

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Scientists pursue rare whales: Island waters hailed as new frontier for research Jean Kavanagh, The Vancouver Sun 31 Aug 1989, (Page B1) ABOARD THE SCHOONER JOHN MUIR – La Perouse Bank – a submerged continental shelf of sand 50-kilometres off Barkley Sound – is the new frontier in West Coast whale research. Sightings of humpback, […]

Founder out as racism claimed

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Jean Kavanagh, The Vancouver Sun, 15 June 1992: A6 TORONTO – When writer and social activist June Callwood helped found Nellie’s Hostel 18 years ago, she was among the first Canadians reaching out to battered and homeless women. Today, devastated by charges of racism from some of the organization’s newer members, Callwood has left Nellie’s […]

Payout brings end to struggle

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Jean Kavanagh, The Vancouver Sun 05 Oct 1988: A1/ FRONT After eight years of frustrating, emotional turmoil, Bob Logie expected to be sitting in a Washington, D.C., courtroom today watching one of the most controversial cases involving the CIA, and his life, unfold. Instead, the 50-year-old Vancouver man – one of nine Canadians who attempted […]

Canada approves aid to ex-rebels in El Salvador Adequate housing, sanitation needed to fulfill terms of ceasefire

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(The Globe & Mail Page A10) Monday, March 09, 1992 San Salvador EL SALVADOR — BY JEAN KAVANAGH Special to The Globe and Mail — Canada and a number of European countries have agreed to provide emergency aid to El Salvador’s former leftist rebels to ensure the logistics of their ceasefire agreement can be fulfilled. […]

Canadian observers to monitor ceasefire; PM salutes peace plan in El Salvador

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(The Globe & Mail Page A12) Wednesday, January 22, 1992 San Salvador, EL SALVADOR — BY JEAN KAVANAGH Special to The Globe and Mail — With the arrival of 30 soldiers from Canada and relocation of another 24 from throughout Central America, Canada will field the second-largest military observer team to monitor El Salvador’s ceasefire, […]

Fighting breaks election truce in El Salvador Observers say vote may be tainted by intimidation, disfranchisement

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(The Globe & Mail Page A11) Saturday, March 09, 1991 San Salvador EL SALVADOR — BY JEAN KAVANAGH Special to The Globe and Mail — Fighting broke out yesterday on the eve of a three-day truce for national and municipal elections that official observers say are already threatened by political violence and irregularities in voter […]

Candidate killed in final hours before election. Death toll among politicians mounts in war-torn Guatemala’s campaigns

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(The Globe & Mail Page A12) Monday, November 12, 1990 Guatemala City GUATEMALA — BY JEAN KAVANAGH Special to The Globe and Mail — Violence marked the final hours of Guatemala’s presidential election campaign as a member of one of the leading parties was assassinated on the eve of yesterday’s vote. Jorge Carpio, leader of […]

Close of war brings sad elation: The peal of church bells replaced the sound of guns as Salvadoreans signed a peace accord. But there were many memories of loved ones who should have been part of the celebration

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(The Globe & Mail Page A6) Thursday, January 02, 1992 San Jose Las Flores, El Salvador — BY JEAN KAVANAGH Special to The Globe and Mail — Firework explosions and the peal of church bells replaced the thunder of bombs and gunfire that have shattered this town on previous New Year’s Eves, as El Salvador’s […]

Bearing the scars of strife: War has taken such a great personal toll on these Salvadorean children that they can’t imagine it ending or what it would be like to live in peace

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Bearing the scars of strife: War has taken such a great personal toll on these Salvadorean children that they can’t imagine it ending or what it would be like to live in peace (The Globe & Mail Page A1) Monday, June 03, 1991 Nejapa, El Salvador — BY JEAN KAVANAGH Special to The Globe and […]

Whale-watcher keeps language study alive

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Jean Kavanagh, The Vancouver Sun 28 Sep 1988 (Page B1) (Winner, BC Newspapers Award Jack Wasserman Prize) ECHO BAY – As the early morning mist rolls along the silent ocean and light fog lifts off surrounding mountains, a chorus of strange squeaks and squeals fills Alex Morton’s ocean-front home. Her bedside radio, attached to a […]