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Nelson Mandela has died

"Our nation has lost its greatest son," South African President Jacob Zuma said in a press conference on Thursday. Addressing South Africans, Zuma said "Nelson Mandela brought us together and it is together that we bid him farewell." Mandela was the first black president of South Africa and the first to win a fully free democratic election in the country. He served a single term from 1994 through 1999 and t ...

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HAPPY PRESIDENTS DAY 2013!

The day has arrived that’s celebrated all across the United States, in memory of the creators of this great country-The Presidents’ Day. Warm wishes from  the  Westside gazette to all of you out there on this special occasion! The day marks the celebration of the birthdays’ of the first President of the United States of America-George Washington and the abolisher of slavery-Abraham Lincoln. Their actual bir ...

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‘Complete panic’ as 232 killed in Brazil nightclub fire

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL — A blaze at a Brazilian nightclub left 232 dead early Sunday morning, in what appears to be the world's deadliest nightclub fire in more than a decade. More than 100 were injured when the fire broke out at 2 a.m. in Santa Maria, Brazil, at a nightclub called Kiss, which was hosting an event for a local university. Most of the attendees were students of that school, the Federal University ...

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