William Haseltine

William Haseltine is a former professor at Harvard Medical School, where he researched cancer and HIV/AIDS. He is the founder of Human Genome Sciences, where he served as chairman and CEO, and the president of the William A Haseltine Foundation for Medical Sciences and the Arts. He lives in Washington, D.C.

  • The State of Latin American Art

    Dr Mari Carmen Ramirez, Wortham Curator of Latin American Art and Director, International Center for the Arts of the Americas at the Museum of Fine…

  • Crete: A Walk Through History

    Crete is an Island roughly the size and shape of Long Island that lies approximately halfway between the Peloponnese and the coast of North…

  • A Day in Kochi

    Kochi (formerly Cochin) is a city on the South Indian coast, in the State of Kerala boarding the Arabian Sea. There in fact two Kochis, the fabled…

  • An Interview With Hilda Ochoa of the Youth Orchestra of the Americas

    The Youth Orchestra of the Americas is just winding up the 2010 four country, 20-city tour of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil. Highlights included…

  • The Eco Lodge on Lake Titicaca, Peru: A Paradise on Earth

    I had long wished to visit Lake Titicaca, the largest lake, by volume, in South America that lies on the boarder of Peru and Bolivia. The beauty of…

  • The Nazca Lines: Patterns Drawn on the World's Largest Canvass

    The Nazca lines are patterns etched in the broad alluvial plains of the Peruvian Coast by the Nazca people who inhabited this region between 200 and…

  • Big Bambu

    I recently visited Mike Doug's installation "Big Bambu" on the roof garden at the Metropolitan museum in New York. Last summer Mike Starn invited to…

  • Mexico City: A Visit to the University of Mexico City (UNAM)

    I visited to the Campus of the University of Mexico City (UNAM). This is the largest of Mexico's Universities. More than 600,000 students are…

  • Mexico City: Coyocan

    On my recent visit to Mexico City I visited the very pleasant neighborhood of Coyocan. The area is named for the coyotes (coyotle) that used to…

  • Mexico: The National Museum of Art

    The National Museum of Art is located in the center of the City not far from the Zocolo. It is just opposite the Museum of Minerals. It houses a fine…

  • Mexico: The Franz Meyer Museum

    The Franz Meyer Museum is a unique collection of European, and Colonial Mexican decorative and fine arts. It was assembled by one man, Franz Meyer,…

  • The Tamayo Museum of Contemporary Art

    The Tamayo Museum is located at one end of the Chapultepec forest, just across from the Museum of modern art. It is set in a part and surrounded by…

  • Dinner at El Bulli: A Metamorphosis Towards Essence

    Last December I had the great pleasure of dining at El Bulli, shortly before it closed for a two year hiatus. The description that follows is a…

  • The Castleton Festival: Music Magic in Rappahannock County

    Venture just outside of Washington DC for a weekend of symphony and opera in the Virginia countryside.

  • Nuela: A New Latin American Cuisine

    This new South American style not only presents a strong culinary presence, but also demonstrates the regions economic and cultural significance

  • Machu Picchu Marvels

    A Peruvian wonder atop the Andes makes for good pictures and a great trip

  • The Larco Museum of Lima

    Inside the beautiful and varied collection of art

  • A Trip Up the Peruvian Amazon

    The beauty of the river, and the miraculous plant and animal life that live in and along it

  • A Visit to Cusco, Peru

    A look into the beautiful and exotic town

  • Surprising Lima

    Surprising Lima. A city of 9 million people, founded over 2,500 years ago, extending over 50 miles of coast. Beautiful broad avenues, tropical…

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What Makes a Story Great?

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Where Confiscated Wildlife Ends Up

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Is Wine Healthy?

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The World's Largest Balloon Festival

Nine days, more than 700 balloons, and a whole lot of hot air

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