July 30, 2015

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Brazil: Racial inequality continues as Statute of Racial Equality turns five – Also a Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games update

Brazil: Racial inequality continues as Statute of Racial Equality turns five While the Statute of Racial Equality in Brazil turned five, the country still struggles with inequality By Lise Alves The Rio Times SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Statute of Racial Equality in Brazil completes five years of existence on Monday, July 20th but still […]

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July 29, 2015

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Released June 25, 2015: U.S. Hispanic or Latino population by race – America’s largest population after White is still Black or African American

Released June 25, 2015: U.S. Hispanic or Latino population by race – America’s largest population after White is still Black or African American In the United States the term Hispanic or Latino confuses many including demographers, those in the print media and television media. We often read that the Hispanic or Latino population is now the nations 2nd largest […]

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July 28, 2015

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New York City: A brand new LaGuardia Airport

New York City: A brand new LaGuardia Airport Associated Press New York City- A year after comparing New York’s LaGuardia Airport to “some Third World Country,” Vice President Joe Biden helped unveil an ambitious plan Monday to rebuild its collection of aging terminals into a modern, unified hub while easing congestion by doubling the space […]

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July 25, 2015

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Africa is on the move, says President Obama in Kenya

Africa is on the move, says President Obama in Kenya President Barack Obama co-hosted the Global Entrepreneurship Summit More than US$1 billion (Sh100 billion) to support entrepreneurship worldwide By David Ohito The Standard (Kenya) President Barack Obama and President Uhuru Kenyatta opened the 6th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), co-hosted by the United States and […]

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July 24, 2015

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NASA’s Kepler Mission discovers bigger, older cousin to Earth

NASA’s Kepler Mission discovers bigger, older cousin to Earth NASA NASA’s Kepler mission has confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet in the “habitable zone” around a sun-like star. This discovery and the introduction of 11 other new small habitable zone candidate planets mark another milestone in the journey to finding another “Earth.” The newly discovered Kepler-452b […]

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July 23, 2015

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BRICS: Chinese premier hails the opening of the New Development Bank

BRICS: Chinese premier hails the opening of the New Development Bank Xinhua BEIJING- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday hailed the opening of the New Development Bank (NDB) as an “important step forward” in cooperation among BRICS countries. “This is great progress in financial cooperation among developing countries and emerging economies, as well as a […]

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July 23, 2015

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The flag of a foreign nation: The Confederate States of America was not the United States of America

The flag of a foreign nation: The Confederate States of America was not the United States of America From 1861 to 1865 the Confederate States of America had a federal government modeled on that of the United States of America from which its member states had seceded to establish and independent country. Formed in February […]

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July 20, 2015

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Cuban flag flies in Washington for the first time in 54 years

Cuban flag flies in Washington for the first time in 54 years Azam Ahmed The Sydney Morning Herald WASHINGTON, DC- Throngs of demonstrators gathered to witness the raising of the flag of Cuba over the Cuban embassy, the first time it has flown in Washington here since the US broke off diplomatic relations with the […]

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July 19, 2015

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Experts urge more financial support to Belt and Road Initiative

Experts urge more financial support to Belt and Road Initiative Xinhua BEIJING- Experts called on Chinese banks and financial institutions during a forum on Sunday to increase loans to aid investment in regions along the routes of the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative. “Financial support is greatly needed to promote the initiative as there is […]

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July 14, 2015

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NASA’s 3 billion-mile journey to Pluto reaches historic encounter

NASA’s 3 billion-mile journey to Pluto reaches historic encounter NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is at Pluto. NASA After a decade-long journey through our solar system, New Horizons made its closest approach to Pluto Tuesday, about 7,750 miles above the surface — roughly the same distance from New York to Mumbai, India – making it the […]

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