Archive | March, 2013

Canadian Prime Minister announces final transfer of power deal for Northwest Territory

March 12, 2013

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Canadian Prime Minister announces final transfer of power deal for Northwest Territory Harper government adds $50 million to contribution for Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk all-weather road CBC News Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced a final Northwest Territories devolution deal at the territory’s legislature in Yellowknife today. “Negotiators have reached a consensus on the terms of a […]

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Kenya elects its 4th president Uhuru Kenyatta, the son of Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya’s first president

March 11, 2013

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Picking cabinet next challenge for Kenya’s president-elect By Edith Fortunate Daily Nation President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President-elect William Ruto will have to consider many factors as they plan to pick nominees of their 21-member Cabinet. The highlights of the agreement signed between The National Alliance (TNA) and the United Republican Party (URP) are a […]

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Cardinals Conclave begins to elect the next Pope- Learn about the 2nd Christian Pope: Ecumenical Patriarch

March 9, 2013

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See update: March 13, 2013 Italian-Argentinian Jorge Mario Bergoglio becomes Pope Francis I- Is this really a break from the Catholic tradition of Popes? https://dilemma-x.net/2013/03/13/italian-argentinian-jorge-mario-bergoglio-becomes-pope-francis-i-is-this-really-a-break-from-the-catholic-tradition-of-popes/ _____________ The other Christian Pope: Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch -The 2 Christian worlds The Orthodox Catholic Church is the second largest Christian Church in the world As […]

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US Unemployment rate lowest in 4 years at 7.7%- White rate lowered to 6.8%, African American remained 13.8%

March 8, 2013

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US Unemployment rate lowest in 4 years at 7.7%- White rate lowered to 6.8%, African American remained 13.8%   Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 236,000 in February, and the unemployment rate edged down to 7.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment increased in professional and business services, construction, and health […]

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‘Greater Paris’ plan given go-ahead by French government- transport project approved

March 8, 2013

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Sarkozy ‘Greater Paris’ plan given go-ahead by French government Hollande administration surprises many by approving transport project launched by predecessor that will link suburbs to capital Kim Willsher Guardian (UK) The French government has approved an ambitious plan to extend Paris into the suburbs after months of speculation it would abandon the project. The prime […]

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Toronto’s population overtakes Chicago with 2.79 million

March 7, 2013

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Toronto’s population overtakes Chicago For years, the Big Smoke has called itself the continent’s fifth largest city. The latest census data puts Toronto fourth, blowing ahead of the Windy City. By:Paul Moloney, City Hall Bureau reporter Toronto Star Well, move over, Chicago. Toronto is laying claim to being the fourth largest city in North America. […]

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47th Berlin International Tourism (ITB) -The world’s leading travel trade show

March 6, 2013

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47th Berlin International Tourism (ITB) -The world’s leading travel trade show Xinhua BERLIN– The 47th Berlin International Tourism Fair (ITB), the world’s leading travel trade show, opened here on Tuesday to showcase the international tourism industry’s new trends, latest travel products and attractive niche markets. Some 10,086 companies from 188 countries will present their products […]

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Eastern European tourists no longer need visa to visit Jamaica

March 5, 2013

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Eastern European tourists no longer need visa to visit Jamaica Xinhua KINGSTON– Jamaica has made it easier for citizens of several Eastern European countries to travel to the island country by removing visa requirements to boost tourist arrivals from emerging markets. Citizens from Russia, the Chez Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Ukraine will no longer […]

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ECOWAS parliament calls for international arrest warrants against terrorist groups

March 1, 2013

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ECOWAS parliament calls for international arrest warrants against terrorist groups The 42nd  Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) took place in Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire, on February  27 and 28, 2012 under the chairmanship of H.E. Alassane Ouattara, President of the Republic […]

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