The United States has a new president and its first African-American leader.Stumbles notwithstanding, Barack Obama was sworn in during the biggest inauguration ceremony ever seen in Washington. It was a poignant and defining moment in US history, one that some Americans scarcely believed would happen in their lifetimes. Obama, famed for his oratory, rose to the occasion again; “Today I say to you that the challenges we face are real, they are serious and they are many. They will not be met easily or in a short span of time, but knowing this America, they will be met,” he said, his confidence lighting up the US capital in these dark economic times.
The world enters the Obama era