Comments for: South Sudanese vice president tells Portland-area countrymen to seize opportunities in their new home

Posted Oct. 20, 2012, at 4:47 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — Hundreds of Sudanese immigrants from Portland and beyond gathered at Portland High School Saturday in honor of Riek Machar, vice president of the one-year-old country of South Sudan. Machar, who is in the United States for a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, made Portland the …

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