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Flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, 2005

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat

A tropical storm warning was posted on Thursday afternoon for metropolitan New Orleans, and a hurricane warning for a stretch of the Louisiana coast south of the city.

By REUTERS
14/07/2019

New Orleans cancels Women’s March, cites anti-Semitism controversy

“Many of the sister marches have asked the leaders of Women’s March, Inc. to resign but as of today, they have yet to do so,” the New Orleans chapter said.

By JTA
03/01/2019
BDS

New Orleans walks back 'BDS' resolution

City Council members said they were stunned to hear that the non-binding resolution was portrayed as anti-Israel considering it did not mention the country in its text.

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators carrying a sign reading "DBS" (Divestment, Boycott, and Sanctions) mar

New Orleans City Council to reconsider BDS resolution

City Council President Jason Williams and other council members have told the local media that they will move to reconsider the resolution at their next council meeting.

By JTA
18/01/2018
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