The New York City Police Department’s plan for security at the World Trade Center is akin to the erection of a “Berlin Wall,” a group of residents of Lower Manhattan said in a lawsuit against the department.
Former President Michelle Bachelet has based her campaign to recapture Chile’s top office on a program of free education for all and higher corporate taxes. Her main opponent calls that model a throwback to the era of the Berlin Wall.
Barack Obama’s top individual fundraiser, a former technology executive who collected millions of dollars for the president, is seeking as much as $1 billion for a private-equity fund that will invest in infrastructure and renewable energy, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
Checkpoint Charlie is once again home to the Berlin Wall and the Cold War. Two new attractions aim to cater for tourists hungry for information about the historic site at the heart of the German capital.