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Blackouts

Blackouts, common in some rural parts of Venezuela, have also hit Caracas.Certain staples, such as milk and toilet paper, are not always easily available in all shops, with shoppers often having to go to a number of supermarkets to find the items they want, and large queues at supermarkets forming when those items are available.

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Russophilia

European leaders have debated how to punish Russian for its actions in Crimea. But for many Germans, the key is not to ruffle Russian feathers.On the wall of the office of the left-wing MP, Jan van Aken,is a very big, framed black-and-white picture. It is the classic image of a Red Army soldier balancing precariously on the turret of the old Reichstag building and raising the hammer and sickle banne.The Russians were liberators, they rescued Berlin and Germany from the Nazis.

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Pride parade

Enrique Trujillo, left, and Paul Riera, who have been together for 50 years, attend the Miami Beach Gay Pride parade

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What Now for Whales?

Last week the Fisheries Agency of Japan announced that it would not be sending its fleet to the Antarctic for the 2014-15 season

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Ecuador volcano throws up spectacular ash plume

The Tungurahua volcano created the huge cloud on Friday in an eruption that lasted just five minutes, creating a spectacular plume of ash, 10km (six miles) high.

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Colombia acid victims seek justice as attacks spread

"You never imagine that it can happen to you."

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Artists along the US Mexican border

Photographer Stefan Falke has been documenting the work of artists like Alfredo Gutierrez who live and work on the troubled Mexican border with the USA.

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Providencia: Inspiration of visibility

a reef just one kilometer from Providencia’s palm-lined beaches was a feel-good, zero gravity experience.

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Colombian coffee

Production up in first 3 months of 2014, so is grower discontent

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Vargas Llosa to back anti-Maduro groups

The Peruvian Nobel Prize winning author, Mario Vargas Llosa, has said that he will travel to Venezuela to lend his support to opposition groups.

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El Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos envío al Congreso de la República de Colombia una petición formal, en la que pide medidas urgentes para evitar la impunidad con el fuero militar, evitando que cobije los casos de “Falsos Positivos”


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En cinco meses, la producción industrial ha crecido 5,3%

Durante mayo, la producción real del sector fabril, sin incluir trilla de café, creció 7,5% con relación a igual mes de 2009, informó el Dane.

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Colombia pidió que sesión ante la OEA sea pública


El embajador de Colombia ante la OEA, Luis Alfonso Hoyos, indicó que Colombia pidió que la cita sea pública, para "no recibir ninguna clase de insultos", y agregó que Venezuela tendrá derecho a la réplica para "decir todo lo que quieran y todo el tiempo que deseen".

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El Congreso del Bicentenario


Más de la mitad de los senadores y representantes que se posesionan el martes son nuevos, y el 80 por ciento hace parte de la unidad nacional del gobierno. Después del desprestigiado Congreso saliente, cómo pinta el entrante.

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La canciller designada de Colombia se reunió con el ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de Ecuador

Holguín manifestó que el objetivo del encuentro era "revisar los temas de la agenda bilateral e iniciar una relación fluida con el nuevo gobierno" colombiano, señaló la cancillería ecuatoriana en un comunicado.

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Plan Colombia: diez años después

Hace una década, Bill Clinton y Andrés Pastrana pusieron en marcha un ambicioso plan antinarcóticos. Hoy el problema de la droga continúa, pero el Estado colombiano es más fuerte.

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Los colombianos ya no creen en Ingrid Betancourt

Aunque la ex rehén de las FARC se ha retractado en la demanda millonaria al Estado, su imagen ha quedado dañada.

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Correa warms to Colombia's president-elect

Colombia's president-elect was congratulated by Venezuela while a friendly phone call from Ecuador's president suggested the prospect of re-established ties between the neighbors.

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"Hubo 20 minutos de fuego cruzado y salimos corriendo"

Los liberados de las FARC tras 12 años de cautiverio relatan su huida de la selva.

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Santos tienta a los liberales y consigue el apoyo conservador

El candidato busca asegurarse un millón de votos en la segunda vueltaJuan ganador de la primera vuelta en las elecciones del pasado domingo, tiene ya en el bolsillo los votos del partido conservador y el apoyo de algunos parlamentarios liberales.

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Santos y Mockus protagonizan un flojo debate con más ataques que propuestas

Es el último duelo televisado entre los candidatos a la Presidencia de Colombia antes de las elecciones .- Vargas Llosa y Carlos Fuentes expresan su apoyo al candidato del Partido de la U

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Hugo Chávez dijo que si el domingo hay nuevo presidente en Colombia llamaría a saludarlo

El Presidente de Venezuela dijo que "ojalá" el próximo gobernante colombiano "sea una persona con la que se pueda hablar y llegar a mínimos acuerdos de respeto". Chávez, dijo este jueves que si el domingo hubiese un nuevo presidente de Colombia,  "seria el primero en llamar y saludarlo".

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Un primer puesto que nadie quiere

Un nuevo informe de la ONU ha vuelto a poner en evidencia la competición entre Perú y Colombia por evitar el dudoso honor de ser el primer productor de hoja de coca en el mundo. El documento, se ha leído de forma diferente en cada país. Mientras en Colombia se aseguró que Perú había pasado a ser el primer productor mundial, en Lima se afirmó lo contrario.

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Medical ethicists: stop Guantánamo force-feeding


Some Boston-based medical ethicists urge a mutiny by Navy doctors managing a hunger strike at the prison here, and calling on civilian doctors to support them.


 

Raul Castro removed senior Communists

Mr Castro said those leaving had not made any mistakes or committed any crimes. He said the changes marked a normal course of events.


In Mexico, dollar transactions scrutinized

Mexico announced some of the toughest restrictions in its history on dollar cash transactions on in an attempt to fight money laundering that is fueling an increasingly bloody drug war.

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Califican en EE.UU. de antiética alimentación forzada en Guantánamo

Tres médicos de Estados Unidos coincidieron en que sus colegas violan el código profesional de ética en la prisión de la base naval de Guantánamo, al aceptar alimentar por la fuerza a 41 reclusos en huelga de hambre.


 

Remueven del buro político a Ricardo Alarcon.

El ex presidente del Parlamento cubano Ricardo Alarcón, que fue un estrecho colaborador de Fidel Castro, fue removido del selecto Buró Político y del Comité Central del gobernante Partido Comunista de Cuba

 


En marcha el 'proceso' para liberar presos Cubanos

El acercamiento de un grupo de presos de conciencia cubanos a cárceles cercanas a sus residencias, que comenzó el martes, es sólo el primer paso de un proceso que involucra a la Iglesia católica cubana y al Gobierno de Raúl Castro, y cuyo objetivo es la excarcelación de los presos políticos, o al menos de los más enfermos.

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Suspect teenager’s assasination held in Chile

Joran van der Sloot, a Dutchman who has long been a suspect in the disappearance of an Alabama teenager in Aruba five years ago was arrested  in connection with the murder of a young woman in Peru.

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Venezuela’s military ties with Cuba concerns

The quiet expansion of Cuba’s military role here has raised a particular concern among critics of Mr. Chávez, who maintain that the military is being retooled — with Cuba’s help — into an institution that can be used to quell any domestic challenge to the president.

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Malaria epidemic brews in Venezuela


Statistics published this week show that malaria cases have doubled in Venezuela, particularly in Bolivar, where officials say there is an epidemic.

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Senadores republicanos de USA preocupados por vínculos de Chávez con grupos terroristas

En una carta  a la secretaria de Estado, Hillary Clinton, los representantes proponen evaluar si se debe incluir a Venezuela en la lista de 'Estados patrocinadores del terrorismo'.

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Joran van der Sloot led high-stakes life in South America

Now under arrest for the murder of a woman in Peru, Joran van der Sloot -- the prime suspect in the Natalee Holloway case -- led a life of high stakes.

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Dutch Agency Admits Mistake in Climate Report

A leading Dutch environmental agency, taking the blame for one of the glaring errors that undermined the credibility of a seminal U.N. report on climate change, said Monday it has discovered more small mistakes and urged the panel to be more careful.

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The Oil Spill Disaster’s Not Really Like a War at Al

War gives one the illusion of having control over life and death. Cancer strips that illusion away. The metastasizing spill in the Gulf is like cancer and the activity 90 miles offshore at the source like a messy surgery.

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EEG test may help predict who will develop schizophrenia

Scientists have found that a type of EEG (electroencephalography) brain wave is slightly different in people who have siblings with schizophrenia, compared with that seen in the general population. The researchers believe the information could be used to identify those at highest risk and pre-emptively treat them before they develop a full-blown mental disorder.

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Gulf oil spill: Many sea turtles drowned since gusher began

It has been an exhausting and depressing detective enterprise, trying to establish how hundreds of sea turtles died before washing up on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Gulf Oil spill: Relief wells 101

The spill has offered the nation an often agonizing study course in the complexities of oil engineering.  BP's errors have prompted anger and accusations of ineptitude. As the drilling of the relief wells progresses, Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen took time at the opening of his briefing to explain how the operation to stop the leak is progressing, and, in the process, what just might go wrong.Unless storms and hurricanes or engineering glitches stop the progress, one of the wells could intersect with BP's leaking well 18,000 feet below the gulf's surface and manage to cap it as early as August.

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Tar, sheen and conflicting messages greet beachgoers

At Florida's Pensacola Beach on Thursday morning, a digital greeting sign flashed: “Oil on beach, stay out of gulf." But when the county health department removed a beach advisory in place since earlier this week, the sign changed to: “Swim with caution.”

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Lula: 'Gringo' keep nose out of Amazon

Brazil's president has blasted "gringo" outsiders for protesting a planned hydroelectric dam to be built in the Amazon.President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says no "gringo should stick their nose in where it does not belong."The dam has been opposed by figures such as British singer Sting and more recently by "Avatar" director James Cameron.

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Oil spill could be Gulf's biggest ever, new estimate suggests

Scientists revised the estimated flow rate for a fifth time, saying between 35,000 and 60,000 barrels a day are leaking from the well. That could mean that nearly 3 million barrels of oil have gushed into the Gulf since the oil spill began April 20.

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How to clean up a lake?

Floating islands might be the answer. Man-made islands can remove ammonia, heavy metals, and other chemicals from the water.

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The great electric car race of 2010

This year, more automakers will roll out electric cars to American roadways. Nissan, Chevrolet, and many other automakers are racing to get their electric cars to market.

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La NASA investiga la Antártica chilena

Científicos de la NASA junto a expertos chilenos iniciarán vuelos sobre la Antártica para investigar y detectar las alteraciones producidas en los hielos por el cambio climático.

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Greenpeace denuncia "la depredación ambiental" de las empresas españolas en América Latina

Critica a petroleras, eléctricas y hoteleras por esquilmar la región desde México hasta Chile

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5 Reasons Why Green Tech Has Such a Tough Time in America

Why do we suck so much at green commercialization, while excelling at transforming science projects like search engines, microprocessors and microbes into Google, Intel and Genentech?

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Nokia Agrees To Pay Cash For Division Of Motorola

The Motorola unit that Nokia Siemens is buying supplies wireless carriers with the equipment needed to build and maintain cellular networks, including infrastructure for the fourth-generation mobile technologies known as LTE and WiMax.

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Where the Bloggers Are Concentrated

As might be expected, 21- to 35-year-olds now constitute a majority of all bloggers, making up 53.3 percent of that population.  

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The E-Mail Signature: From Efficient to Overkill

Name, title, company/slogan, mobile. I'd like to think it's pretty basic. It's not overloaded with content, but it's sufficient in communicating who I am, what I do, where I do it, and how you can hear my voice if you so desire.

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Why Online Won't Kill the Radio Star

Vivian Schiller, president and chief executive of NPR, came to the public-radio organization in 2009 after 25 years in media, including stints at NYTimes.com and CNN. She talked with Kara Swisher about the rise of Internet radio, getting programs on Apple Inc.'s iPad and forming partnerships with other nonprofit news organizations. Here are edited excerpts of their conversation.

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Amazon Says E-Book Sales Outpace Hardcovers

Amazon.com Inc. said its Kindle device and e-book sales business were accelerating, despite competition from other dedicated e-reading devices and multi-purpose devices such as Apple Inc.'s iPad.

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Solar Impulse, the solar-powered airplane, tries to fly 24 hours

A solar-powered airplane, named the Solar Impulse, means to prove, once and for all, that harnessing the energy of the Sun is a good and practical idea.

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Why iOS Could Make Apple TV Succeed

While TV makers have been busy pimping out expensive 3-D televisions, Apple has been gradually iterating an extremely successful platform allowing customers to easily expand their devices with downloadable apps, while enabling third-party software developers to make money.

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Twitter Gets Into E-Commerce

The company announced @earlybird Exclusive Offers, which will be time-sensitive deals on products and events that will appear on the @earlybird Twitter account. People can follow that account to get access to the deals.

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‘Junk Shot’ Is Next Step for Leaking Gulf of Mexico Well

Can golf balls save the gulf?  The best of several options included a “junk shot,” which could be tried within the week. The method involves pumping odds and ends like plastic cubes, knotted rope, even golf balls — Titleists or whatever, BP isn’t saying — into the blowout preventer, the safety device atop the well.

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Panel for ideas to mop up oil spill

The U.S. Coast Guard is creating a panel to look into proposed technologies and products to clean up the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, concerned that BP Plc’s multistage suggestion box system isn’t working.

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Porn stars in 3-D lure consumers to new tvs

Porn star Mika Kayama is at the frontier of a push to develop videos and content in Japan that Sony Corp. and Panasonic Corp. need to lure customers for their new 3-D televisions.

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Obama's terrorist lawyer wants illegals to control Arizona?

Conservative blogger Doug Ross is getting attention this morning for pointing out that Tony West, the assistant attorney general listed on the federal suit challenging Arizona’s new immigration law, apparently used to represent some Guantanamo detainees.

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The economic power of Obama's pen

By requiring federal contractors to treat workers fairly, such as by paying them a living wage, the president could create far-reaching positive effects on the economy.

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Welcome to the Latin American decade

While Latin Americans have been fixated on the ups and downs of their football teams in South Africa, financial analysts point to a more impressive set of indicators that should capture the world’s attention.

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Una promesa

Michael Geoghegan, el jefe ejecutivo del HSBC, el banco más grande del mundo, espera haber tenido su propia epifanía con el acrónimo Civets, que lanzó en público hace poco para describir un grupo de seis países que tienen "un futuro brillante".  La C en Civets es Colombia. Los otros países son Indonesia, Vietnam, Egipto, Turquía y Sudáfrica.

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Profesor y presidente

La educación y la cultura, la ciencia y la tecnología serían el motor del esfuerzo en favor de una Colombia más justa, pacífica, respetuosa de la ley, innovadora, productiva y próspera. Este es el mensaje que transmite el programa del Partido Verde, que en dos meses canalizó la explosión contra el "todo vale" y revitalizó la participación en redes sociales virtuales o en marchas.

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De lo mismo a lo distinto

La campaña abrió espacios a espacios divergentes de la unánime de hace más de medio siglo.

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Maciel, ¿quién te manda ser mexicano?

Un Cardenal pide que, por haber nacido en México el fundador de los Legionarios, no debemos hablar de él.

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Obama’s ‘Man’ goes nuclear as global fixer

Barack Obama couldn’t have imagined that a casual exchange with Brazil’s president would complicate U.S. efforts to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons.

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Fidel Castro: Oil spill shows corporate domination 

Fidel Castro says the spreading oil slick fouling the Gulf of Mexico is proof that the world's most powerful governments cannot control large corporations that now dictate the public's destiny.

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Las incertidumbres de la prensa escrita

El periódico de papel no está muerto, puede incluso tener aún larga vida, pero el futuro es sin duda digital.

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Economic vandalism

A protectionist move that is bad politics, bad economics, bad diplomacy and hurts America.

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Venezuela's Iran ties raise eyebrows: Oppenheimer

... an issue that is drawing growing attention in Washington, but is going almost unnoticed in Latin America -- allegations that Venezuela is helping Iran develop nuclear weapons...

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The Aspen Institute Announces 2010 Business & Society Case Competition for MBA Students

Students from 25 leading business schools worldwide will have a chance to compete for recognition and $40,000 in prize money by exploring the significant and positive influence that business can have on society.

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BSR's Financial Services Practice Doubles, Industry Focuses on Corporate Responsibility

BSR's financial services practice more than doubled in the past year, underscoring a growing industry trend toward more responsible business strategies that increase access to financial services for more people worldwide.

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Global Ethics Summit 2010


The Global Ethics Summit, February 23-24, 2010 at the Grand Hyatt in New York, leverages the collective expertise of Dow Jones and Ethisphere in business, ethics and anti-corruption to provide an unparalleled conference program, featuring an unmatched agenda...

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Boston College International Corporate Citizenship Conference has global appeal

Premier event attracts top professionals from leading companies. Preparations are well under way for the 2010 International Corporate Citizenship Conference and with the premier event still two months away it is already attracting the who's who of corporate citizenship.

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Hey New York, Are You Ready For The “Green Wave”?


The Building Green Expo and Workshops is back in its 3rd year to promote, “Green Union: Building Partnerships for the Green Wave.”

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Copenhagen: Determining the Fate of Our Planet


On December 6th, 2009, influential U.S. Business leaders released a full-page color open letter in the New York Times main news section urging President Obama and the United States Congress to pass legislation to effectively combat climate change following the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.

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Most impactful social responsibility companies


The US's largest national angel investing group, Investors' Circle, announced today the IC20, an index of the top 20 most impactful companies that have received funding through its network. Investors' Circle used qualitative and quantitative metrics to assess 197 companies, identifying the top achievers in financial, social, and environmental success.

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Making (Ex)change: Global Stock Markets Push Sustainability.

Last week, representatives from stock exchanges around the world convened at the United Nations for a one-day conference entitled Sustainable Stock Exchanges to consider how investment markets can drive positive environmental, social, and governance (ESG) transformation.

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Sustainable Stock Exchanges Event


On 2 November 2009, this unique event at UN headquarters in New York will explore how the world's exchanges can work together with investors, regulators, and companies to enhance corporate transparency, and ultimately performance, on ESG issues and encourage responsible long-term approaches to investment.

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Despite Economic Downturn, Consumer Hunger For Green Has Not Been Satisfied

While the worst recession since the Great Depression has tempered consumer demand for green products, the desire for green is still present...

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All Eyes on Foundation as Goldman Sachs Piles Up Profits

The value of the foundation's assets fell by more than $85 million during 2008, including $75 million in unrealized investment losses...

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New SAP® Solution Helps Companies Deliver on Their Sustainability Promises

Although the business priority given to improving sustainability performance is at an all-time high, many organizations have found it difficult to manage accountability and transparency of sustainability initiatives..

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Un estudio realizado por la Universidad Yeshiva, de Nueva York, a una muestra de futbolistas comprobó que, cabecear una pelota provoca anomalías cerebrales.


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Yoga for cancer patients provides benefits of sleep, vitality

Touch toes. Downward dog. Breathe. It’s a yoga routine that cancer doctors have prescribed for years without evidence it would do much good. Now the biggest ever scientific study of yoga finds their instincts were right. While yoga doesn’t cure the disease, its stretching and breathing exercises did improve sleep, reduce dependence on sedatives and help cancer patients resume the routine activities of everyday life.

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Happiness may come with age


It is inevitable. We get old. It sounds miserable, but apparently it is not. A large Gallup poll has found that by almost any measure, people get happier as they get older, and researchers are not sure why.

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Electric helmet slows brain tumors without side effects


Doctors treating brain cancer have a limited toolkit. They can cut tumors out with a knife, burn them with radiation or try to poison them with drugs.

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Propolis: An Age-Old Medicine

Propolis is an age-old medicine used across cultures and periods of time. Propolis has been used to clean wounds, kill microbes, and fight inflammation for more than 2,000 years.

herbcompanion.com


 

Drug whistleblowers get hardships with millions

People who become U.S. government informants in health fraud cases against drug companies may reap millions in financial rewards at the expense of tattered personal and professional lives, a study found.

bloomberg.com

Chubby newborns of obese moms signal risk

Baby fat may no longer be the picture of health for infants born to obese mothers, according to researchers who say the newborns may face the risk of getting heavier as they grow up.

bloomberg.com

 

Not All Yoga Is Created Equal

You say ashtanga, I say Kundalini. What's the difference? Use this guide to find the right yoga for you.

yogajournal.com

 

Health threat warning from wreckage

Huge piles of wreckage and tons of rotting fish and other debris blanketing the ground are turning the coastal towns shattered by Chile's earthquake and tsunami into nests of infection.

nytimes.com

Extreme obesity found in 6.4% of  US children

Overweight kids are getting even heavier. More children are graduating from “obese” to “extremely obese,” evaluated using  guidelines that distinguish among degrees of obesity.

bloomberg.com

 

Dr. Weil’s Anti-Inflammatory Food Pyramid - What Is It?

“Following an anti-inflammatory diet can help counteract the chronic inflammation that is a root cause of many serious diseases, including those that become more frequent as people age. It is a way of selecting and preparing foods based on science that can help people achieve and maintain optimum health over their lifetime.”

drweil.com

 

4 coffee cups reduced uneven heartbeat hospital stays

While a shot of espresso may give people the sensation their hearts are racing, drinking more coffee reduced the likelihood that patients would be hospitalized for irregular heartbeats.

bloomberg.com

Secret weapons, sex tips can’t save rulers: Alexandre Marinis

Argentine President Cristina Fernández drove her nation’s economy off a cliff while advising the population to eat pork because it improves sex.

bloomberg.com

 

In Haiti, U.S. has chance to improve image in Latin America

Although the US mission is undoubtedly a humanitarian one, it has also presented a political opportunity. With Latin America closely following relief efforts, a successful mission -- larger, more expensive and more complex than that of any other country -- could advance U.S. diplomacy in a region long suspicious of U.S. intentions.

washingtonpost.com

 

Dispute shows Argentina’s lack of oil exploration


No oil-drilling rigs are operating in Argentina’s own expansive waters, largely because many oil companies are wary of working in Argentina these days.

nytimes.com

Chavez mocks Clinton as "Blond Condoleezza"

Visiting Latam , Hillary Clinton said the Obama administration's policies toward the region were helping blunt the criticism of the US by leftist leaders like Chavez.

nytimes.com

 

 

 


 

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