Brisbane

Painting

All of their team are friendly on site which makes it a very pleasant experience for the client and/or tenant. I would happily recommend them as our go to painters for projects that we are involved with. Rochele Painting specializes in offices, shops, schools, unit complexes, and rental properties, as well as high-rise buildings. No matter your needs, we can get it done on time and on budget.

Residential Painting Jobs

Acrylic paints can be diluted with water, but become water-resistant when dry. The main practical difference between most acrylics and oil paints is the inherent drying time. Oils allow for more time to blend colors and apply even glazes over under-paintings.

Residential & Commercial Painters

We are incredibly passionate and dedicated to providing homeowners and businesses with the ultimate level of quality and have built a strong reputation for being the best painters Brisbane locals love and trust. When … Read More

U.S. Diplomats Struggle to Defend Democracy Abroad Amid Crises at Home

Protestors and members of the National Guard near the White House in Washington, June 3, 2020. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times)
Protestors and members of the National Guard near the White House in Washington, June 3, 2020. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times)

WASHINGTON — American diplomats who are the global face of the United States are struggling with how to demand human rights, democracy and rule-of-law abroad amid concerns overseas and criticism at home over the Trump administration’s strong-arm response to the protests across the country.

Diplomats are being confronted by the unrest arising from the death of a black man in police custody in Minneapolis, assaults by security forces on protesters and journalists nationwide, and a tear-gas attack that Trump administration officials ordered this past week on peaceful protesters outside the White House.

In private conversations and social media posts, career diplomats at the State Department and the United States Agency for International Development have expressed outrage after the killing of George Floyd and President Donald Trump’s push to send

Read More