The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FRANCEEuronews described the transfer of 430 inmates from a crumbling prison in Lyon to a new, state-of-the-art facility in the nearby city of Corbas, in an operation that involved more than 1,000 police and...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FRANCE La Presse Canadienne reported that France has raised its health alert level in the midst of a worldwide outbreak of swine flu. Agence France Presse noted that several people in...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

  UPCOMING EVENTSMonday April 27th:Monique Saigal on Women in the French ResistanceDr. Monique Saigal will speak on her experience as a Jewish child hidden with a Catholic family in...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

  Upcoming EventsA Discussion with Monique Saigal on Women in the French ResistanceDr. Monique Saigal will speak on her experience as a Jewish child hidden with a Catholic family in Nazi-occupied...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

Obama arrives in Europe.

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FranceFrance will compensate civilians and members of the military suffering from illnesses linked to radiation from nuclear weapons tests, according to the New York Times. Connexion noted that €10...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FranceLe Monde examined the mindset of French 16-25 year-olds, calling them a generation that has "lost faith in the future" and who are the most pessimistic in Europe. Youth Minister Martin...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

France Despite recent reconciliation among party leaders and an agreement on candidates for the upcoming European elections, there is still "grumbling" behind the unified façade, according to Libération. Among the disagreements: the nomination...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

FranceRepresentatives from France's labor unions and employer federations met with the French government this week to discuss policy initiatives to help French workers suffering from the financial crisis, according to...

The French-American Foundation Weekly Brief

France USA Today reported on the creation of the New Anticapitalist Party following the dissolution of the Communist Revolutionary League. The new party will be led by the former leader of the LCR, Olivier...