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South Korean officials incompetent in crisis

South Korean officials incompetent in crisis

April 23, 2014


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Hundreds of passengers are still missing from the South Korean ferry disaster, which left at least 128 people dead. Anger and frustration are spreading across the country as officials have failed to provide accurate accounts of the rescue operation’s progress. The confusion created by erroneou...

NYU Reacts: Korean ferry tragedy

NYU Reacts: Korean ferry tragedy

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, Deputy News Editor

April 22, 2014


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All over the world, people continue to mourn the sinking of the South Korean Sewol ferry on April 16. South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday that the crew’s actions during the incident were unforgivable and murderous. Crew members are facing charges while the search for passengers co...

NY Water Taxi to run as temporary Staten Island Ferry

NY Water Taxi to run as temporary Staten Island Ferry

November 30, 2012


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Last Saturday, the Bloomberg administration and the New York City Department of Transportation announced that the New York Water Taxi will temporarily be running on ferry schedule in order to provide Staten Island residents with a faster commute to Manhattan. “With this new Staten Island ferry service,...