The story of a recovery: how hurricane Maria boosted small farms

August 17, 2018

Puerto Ricos small-scale farms aided by outside groups such as #chefsforpuertorico have grabbed a post-disaster given an opportunity to challenge the islands import-reliant food economy Nestled between a compound factory and sparkling blue ocean baby-sit a wonderland fitted with rowdy goats, sturdy passionfruit flowers and tiny chive bloom flowers that when bitten, erupt with garlicky flavor 50 times more potent than their size. That this farm in Manati, Puerto Rico,…


Venezuela: Maduro critic rejects ‘absurd’ claim he plotted to kill president

August 10, 2018

Julio Borges, living in refugee in Colombia, assaults Maduro as other opposition leaders say apparent assassination entreat was legitimate A prominent Venezuelan opposition leader has repudiated “absurd” claims he was part of an alleged bid to assassinate president Nicolas Maduro, as other members of the anti-Maduro resistance movement cheered what they called a legitimate and humbling ten-strike on a tyrannical regime. In Venezuela’s supreme court ordered Borges’ arrest on Wednesday,…


Brazil: judge shuts border to Venezuelan migrants fleeing hunger and hardship

August 7, 2018

Judge replies entryway “of migrants ” suspended until conditions for humanitarian reception are created activists called it absurd A judge in Brazil has blocked Venezuelans from entering the border state of Roraima as local authorities hardened their posture against the flood of migrants fleeing hunger and hardship in their home country. Judge Helder Barreto said he had suspended the entryway of Venezuelan immigrants until the preconditions for a” humanitarian reception”…


Mexico election: historic landslide victory for leftist Amlo

July 11, 2018

Baseball-loving nationalist who counts Jeremy Corbyn as a pal will be the new president A baseball-loving leftwing nationalist who has vowed to crack down on dishonesty, draw rein Mexico’s war on drugs and rule for the poorest of the poor has been elected president of Latin America’s second-largest economy. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, a silver-haired 64 -year-old who is best known as Amlo and called Lopez Obrador to offer his…


Separation at the border: children wait in cages at south Texas warehouse

June 28, 2018

US Border Patrol allows reporters to inspects but does not allow pictures or interviews at maintaining facility housing offsprings as young as four Inside an old-fashioned warehouse in south Texas, hundreds of children wait away from their parents in a series of enclosures created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of sea, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as…


Rule of law ‘virtually absent’ in Venezuela, UN report says

June 23, 2018

Government forces-out carry out assassinates with impunity, with credible, scandalizing the reporting of extrajudicial killings of young men Government security forces in increasingly authoritarian tactics as Venezuela’s economy has spiralled deeper into recession and hyperinflation, fuelling discontent and stimulating hundreds of thousands to emigrate in the past year. About 125 people died in Read more: https :// world/ 2018/ jun/ 22/ venezuela-rule-of-law-virtually-absent-un-report


Say hello to Justin Trudeau, the world’s newest oil executive | Bill McKibben

June 15, 2018

The Canadian “ministers ” presents himself as a climate hero. By promising to nationalise the Kinder Morgan pipeline, he uncovers his true self In case anyone meditated, this is how the world purposes: with the cutest, progressivest, boybandiest president in the world proceeding amply in the cistern for the oil industry. Justin Trudeau’s government Sign up to receive the latest US sentiment articles every weekday I was in Vancouver two…


Argentina agrees to $50bn loan from IMF amid national protests

June 9, 2018

Outcry as country requests assistance from international lender after peso plummets The International Monetary Fund has stepped in to shore up the Argentinian economy with a $50 bn( PS37bn) loan agreement. Argentina requested assistance from the international lender of last resort on 8 May after the peso weakened aggressively in an investor exodus from emerging markets. As part of the bargain, which is subject to IMF board approval, the government…


Bitcoin Is One of the Few Things Surging in a Sea of Losses

May 22, 2018

financial markets, Bitcoin is still flashing green. The biggest cryptocurrency climbed as much as 5.4 percent Tuesday to $9,412, the highest since March 7. Bitcoin has gained 20 percentage in the past week and 37 percent in April, on track for its better month because it record-breaking December. Bitcoin is rebounding from its worse are beginning to a year ever, as it slumped more than 50 percent during the first…


Instagram Will Now Let People Share Info From Apps Like Spotify

May 14, 2018

Instagram is get a new feature that’s straight out of Facebook’s past. The photo-sharing app, owned by Facebook Inc ., will be allowed people post knowledge from apps immediately to their Instagram Stories, which last-place for 24 hours. For lesson, while listening to a song on Spotify, someone would be able to tell their Instagram friends what title or album it is. People will also be able to directly share…


Trump of the tropics: the ‘dangerous’ candidate leading Brazil’s presidential race

April 25, 2018

Jair Bolsonaro has openly cheered dictatorship and publicly insulted women. Now hes deploying Trump-like tactics in his race for the presidency Jair Bolsonaros disciples had packed the arrivals hall of this far-flung Amazonian airport, united by their contempt for the left and an unbreakable determination to score a selfie with cheerleads for dictatorship but could soon become leader of the worlds fourth-largest democracy. When flight 2020 delivered the presidential hopeful…


Stormy Daniels Sues Trump Lawyer as White House Denies Affair

April 19, 2018

Daniels accuses Michael Cohen of defamation, suggesting she lied Trump strongly denies underlying allegations, spokesman says Donald Trump’s personal lawyer as a defendant in her litigation against the president, another crease in the legal morass arising as a result of her alleged liaison with Trump in 2006 and a subsequent agreement not to discuss the relationship. Daniels, an adult actress whose real epithet is Stephanie Clifford, claimed on Monday that…


Leave Right Now or Arm Yourself to the Teeth: Life in Caracas

February 7, 2018

As a child growing up in Venezuela, I enjoyed listening to the radio. I detected the voices, and the narrations they rotate, hypnotizing. Now, it’s torture. Especially the ads. At occasions, it seems as if they’re all instructing me to flee the country. Immediately. In one of them, the status of women offers to find a home for me to buy in Florida. In another, I’m told that, for a…


Mark Zuckerbergs Change of Heart Just Cost Him $3.3 Billion

January 24, 2018

Bloomberg Billionaires Index. He lost his home as the world’s fourth-richest person to Spanish retail billionaire $ 1 trillion in 2017 and an additional $192 billion in the first two weeks of 2018, in agreement with the Bloomberg index. For more on Facebook’s fake news dilemma, check out the podcast 😛 TAGEND


Thirty countries use ‘armies of opinion shapers’ to manipulate democracy report

November 26, 2017

Governments in Venezuela, the Philippines, Turkey and elsewhere use social media to affect elections, drive schedules and counter commentators, says report The governments of 30 countries around the globe are using legions of so called sentiment shapers to meddle in elections, improvement anti-democratic schedules and repress their citizens, a new report shows. Unlike widely reported Russian attempts to influence foreign elections, most of the offending countries use the internet to…


Bitcoin Surges Past $7,000 to Extend Record Rally

November 11, 2017

Bitcoin surged past $7,000 for the first time, breaching another milestone less than one month after it tore through the $5,000 mark. The digital currency $100 billion. ” It is simply remarkable how resilient bitcoin has been in the face of substantial negativity ,” said Lukman Otunuga, a research psychoanalyst at ForexTime, in a Nov. 1 mention to patrons.” The rate act been shown that bulls have a very firm…


AT&T’s DirecTV Is Giving Refunds on NFL Packages Due to Protests

October 23, 2017

Subscribers to AT& T Inc.’s DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket who want to cancel the service because of football players’ national anthem complains can get refunds, is in accordance with customer services representatives. The protests, which started with some players kneeling during the course of its anthem to protest racial inequality, has expanded to squads and even proprietors relating limbs in a show of unity. The questions has been exaggerated by…