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Gus Constantine, a longtime editor in The Washington Times newsroom whose passion for knowledge was matched only by his love for family, died Jan. 29. He was 84.
The U.N.'s lead food aid agency said yesterday it has raised the money to cover an emergency funding shortfall due to soaring world food and fuel prices, thanks in large part to a last-minute $500 million donation from Saudi Arabia.
James J. Sheeran, the former insurance commissioner of New Jersey, mayor of West Orange, N.J., and a decorated hero of World War II, died July 16 at his home in Princeton, N.J. He was 84.
With Somalia embroiled once again in the kind of devastating fighting that has racked the failed state in the horn of Africa for more than 15 years, the work of humanitarian organizations becomes both more dangerous and more important. Lately it's become more dangerous not only operating in the country, but actually moving relief supplies to Somalia, which is done by sea, has become a deadly endeavor. In May, a cargo ship carrying food for the U.N. World Food Program was attacked by pirates, and a guard killed in the process of defending the ship.