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DJs And Pop Stars Join For Dance RED Save Lives 2

first_imgThe world’s biggest DJs and pop stars are coming together for charity.(RED) Brings Together The World’s Biggest DJs + Pop Artists To Release DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES(2) On iTunes November 25, 2013.Following the global success of the 2012 DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES music compilation – which topped the iTunes dance charts at #1 in 33 countries – (RED) together with today’s hottest dance artists, including Avicii, Baauer, Benny Benassi, Bingo Players, Calvin Harris, Dada Life, deadmau5, Major Lazer, Martin Solveig, RL Grime, Swedish House Mafia, Tiesto, Tommy Trash and many more, announce DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES2.Video: DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES 2 – 2013 Official Trailer

The ultimate soundtrack to this year’s World AIDS Day weekend celebrations, the DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES2 compilation features new and original collaborative dance tracks, plus remixes of Robin Thicke, Katy Perry, Empire of the Sun, and Far East Movement. Proceeds from the sales of DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES2 go to the Global Fund to fight AIDS.

Produced in partnership with Capitol Music Group’s Priority Records and Recreation Worldwide, DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES2 will be released on iTunes on November 25, 2013 with pre-orders available now: iTunes.com/DanceRED. 

Luke Steele/Nick Littlemore of Empire of the Sun commented, “DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES2 is about celebrating how far we’ve come in the fight against AIDS while also uniting the world around this incredible opportunity we have to deliver an AIDS Free Generation within the near future. We are honoured and delighted that the Tommy Trash remix of ‘Celebrate’ has been chosen for this album.” 

Beginning on November 30 in Sydney, Australia where (RED) will be renewing its partnership with Stereosonic Festival, DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES2 will kick off a 24-hour dance party taking place across the 2013 World AIDS Day weekend. Stereosonic Sydney will be live-streamed on VICE’s electronic music and culture channel, THUMP, via its YouTube channel, bringing dance music fans an unforgettable live global music experience. The lineup from the recently expanded two-day Stereosonic festival includes David Guetta, Calvin Harris, Sebastian Ingrosso, Empire of the Sun, Armin van Buuren, Axwell, Above & Beyond, Afrojack, {celebrity:Krewella, and more. Continuing the celebrations, (RED) will also host a series of DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES2 parties in major cities across the globe: Singapore, Mexico City, Johannesburg, London, New York and Los Angeles.

”Stereosonic brings the biggest names in dance music together to create a festival like no other. Our partnership with (RED) to support DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES2 makes the event a truly global dance phenomenon, and we’re proud to play a role in rallying these huge DJs to join the AIDS fight,” adds Richie McNeill, Stereosonic’s Managing Director.

In addition to THUMP, the DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES2 live-stream will be available throughout World AIDS Day weekend across leading media properties such as WIRED, Rolling Stone, iHeartRadio and LETV in China. Promotion for DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES2 includes a pro bono media campaign by Hill Holliday across leading digital platforms, television and radio networks, print publications and outdoor media including CNN, A&E Networks (A&E, History, Biography and Lifetime), Fuse, Posterscope & Lamar, Twitter, Viacom International Media Networks – Americas, The FADER, People.com, NASDAQ OMX and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment.
Adds Deborah Dugan, CEO, (RED), “With the end of AIDS now within the world’s grasp, we have so much to lose if we don’t make a lot of noise. That’s exactly what this album is designed to achieve. We’ve brought together a powerhouse team of artists and partners to ignite a movement that will be amplified in all corners of the world for this year’s World AIDS Day.”

Josh Neuman, CEO of Recreation Worldwide, the creative agency behind DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES2 notes, “The passion and generosity of the artists, brands and media partners we’ve assembled to engage a global audience with (RED) has been profoundly inspiring. We are all excited to see the campaign grow tremendously since its inception last year.”
The announcement comes as (RED) and its partners mark an important milestone in the fight against AIDS, having generated more than $215 million for the Global Fund to fight AIDS in Africa. The war against AIDS faces a critical battle: to deliver the first AIDS Free Generation since HIV was diagnosed 32 years ago. In sub-Saharan Africa, it costs only 40 cents a day for two lifesaving pills that can prevent HIV positive mothers from transmitting the virus to their unborn children. Today, 700 babies are born with the virus. It’s possible that number can soon be near zero. Ending mother-to-child transmission of HIV is a component of the UN Millennium Development Goals to be achieved by 2015.
The DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES2 album artwork features a collaborative design by pioneering graffiti artist and graphic designer, Futura, and German design student Ramona Ring as part of (RED)’s global design competition with Adobe Creative Cloud.DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES2 ALBUM TRACKLIST
1. Katy Perry – Roar (DallasK Remix)
2. Coldplay – Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall (Swedish House Mafia Remix)
3. Major Lazer ft. Bruno Mars, Tyga and Mystic – Bubble Butt (Flosstradamus Remix)
4. Empire of the Sun & Tommy Trash – Celebrate (Tommy Trash Remix)
5. Madonna vs. Avicii – Girl Gone Wild (Avicii’s UMF Mix)
6. Bob Marley – Sun Is Shining (Jesse Rose ‘Bootleg’ Remix)
7. Calvin Harris ft. Ellie Goulding – I Need Your Love (R3hab Remix)
8. Dada Life vs. Josh Wink – Higher State of Dada Land
9. Robin Thicke ft. Kendrick Lamar – Give It 2 U (Benny Benassi Remix)
10. Capital Cities – Kangaroo Court (Robert DeLong Remix)
11. Banks – Waiting Game (Kaytranada Edition) 
12. Baauer & RL Grime – Infinite Daps
13. Claire – Broken Promise Land (Giorgio Moroder Remix & Vocoder)
14. Bingo Players – Buzzcut (Popeska Remix)
15. Icona Pop – All Night (Crookers Remix)
16. Tiesto, Mark Alston, Baggi Begovic, Jason Taylor – Love & Run ft. Teddy Geiger (MOTi Remix)
17. Deadmau5 vs. Eric Prydz – The Veldt (Prydz Festival Edit)
18. Martin Solveig & The Cataracts – Hey Now ft. Kyle (Pierce Fulton Remix)
19. Gorgon City – Voltage
20. Felix Cartal ft. HAERTS – Slow Motion
21. Rebecca & Fiona ft. VICE – Hot Shots (RED Edition)
22. Tritonal ft. Underdown – Deep Into Black (Club Mix)
23. Chuckie – Skydive ft. Maiday (Candyland Remix)
24. Far East Movement – There Will Be No Rain (Kill Paris Remix)Source:PR Newswirelast_img read more

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Morocco to Raise Taxes on Soft Drinks by 50

Rabat – The finance committee voted on the first part of the 2019 finance draft bill by adopting 56 amendments and withdrawing 72 of 224 total amendments on Sunday, November 11.The amendments included raising domestic consumption taxes by 50 percent on soft and non-carbonated drinks with high sugar levels, according to a statement released by the ministry delegate in charge of relations with the Parliament on Monday, November 12.Beginning January 1, 2019, “Soft drinks manufacturers, which used to pay MAD 30 per 100 liters, will [now] pay MAD 45,” while domestic taxes on nectar will increase from MAD 10 to 15 per 100 liters, reported the daily newspaper L’Economiste. Read also: Morocco’s 2019 Finance Bill Increases Subsidy Fund by 35%For energy drinks such as Redbull, the domestic consumption tax will increase from MAD 500 to 600 per 100 liters.A VAT of MAD 70 per 100 liters will be applicable on sales of soft and non-carbonated drinks that contain 5 grams or more of sugar per 100 milliliters.The government expects to generate over MAD 313 million from domestic consumption taxes on soft drinks in 2019.Reducing effects of sugar on public healthMinister of Economy and Finance Mohamed Benchaaboun approved the amendments, which received a unanimous vote on the tax increase.The move, according to the committee, aims to reduce the effects of sugar on public health. Over 2 million people in Morocco suffer from diabetes and elevated blood pressure.The government hopes the tax increase will reduce the costs of Morocco’s social protection funds, which currently allocate more than 50 percent of their budget to diabetes and chronic diseases.According to a study conducted by the High Commission for Planning, in 2016, about 10 million Moroccans were overweight, including 6 million women.The increased tax may make consumers reduce their consumption of soft drinks and juices and make manufacturers revise the sugar quantity they put in the drinks.Tax raised on shisha tobaccoThe approved amendments also included raising domestic consumption taxes on shisha tobacco by MAD 100 per kilogram.According to L’Economiste, the tax will increase from MAD 350 to MAD 450 per kilogram.The domestic consumption tax on certain cigarette brands will increase as well.Read also: Morocco’s 2019 Finance Bill to Raises Tax on CigarettesThe tax increase will affect the most widely-consumed cigarettes on the market: Marlboro and Marquise. Marlboro packs will be sold for MAD 40 instead of 33, and Marquise for MAD 21 instead of 19.According to Article 5 of the bill, the minimum tax rate will increase from MAD 567 to MAD 630 per 1,000 cigarettes, while the minimum tax burden will increase from 53.6 percent to 58 percent.The 56 adopted amendments also included VAT exemption on sales of “water pumps generated by solar and all renewable energies used in the agricultural sector.” VAT exemption will also be applicable on anti-meningitis drugs. read more

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BC murder suspects recorded last will and testament on phone family member

The two B.C. murder suspects that led RCMP on a cross-province manhunt left behind a “last will and testament” video before shooting themselves dead in the northern Manitoba wilderness, the Toronto Star reported.The RCMP declined to comment on the existence of a video but a source confirmed that 30 seconds of the video, left on a cellphone that was found with the bodies, was shared with the suspects’ family members.In the clip, Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, reportedly outlined their wishes for their remains, said goodbye to their loved ones and detailed a “last will and testament,” said the family member, who did not see the video first-hand. ‘Serious inquiries only’: Boat believed to have been used by B.C. fugitives posted on Kijiji RCMP ‘confident’ they’ve found bodies of B.C. fugitives Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod B.C. fugitives Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky died by suicide: RCMP McLeod and Schmegelsky were suspected of killing three people in B.C.:  23-year-old Australian tourist Lucas Fowler, his 24-year-old American girlfriend Chynna Deese and 64-year-old university professor Leonard Dyck.Soon after Dyck was found dead, the RCMP launched a search for McLeod and Schmegelsky, but the two former Walmart employees evaded law enforcement and led them on an eastward chase all the way to Gillam, Man.On Aug. 7, RCMP discovered the bodies of McLeod and Schmegelsky at 10 a.m., but said the men had been dead for several days.The video could potentially help officials and the public understand why McLeod and Schmegelsky fled after allegedly killing three people. read more

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Alarmed over rising violence in Iraq Annan urges protection of civilians

The Secretary-General, who has been following recent developments with “great anxiety,” has been in touch with US Secretary of State Colin Powell as well as with his own Special Adviser, Lakhdar Brahimi, who is currently in Iraq, said a UN spokesman in a statement released in New York. Pointing to the increasing number of casualties among non-combatants, the Secretary-General appealed to all parties “to exercise restraint in order to minimize danger to innocent civilians,” the spokesman said.

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Two men admit responsibility for death of bouncer who was stabbed outside

Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Two young men have pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of a bouncer who was stabbed during a brawl outside an exclusive New Year party in Mayfair.Tudor Simionov, 33, was knifed in the chest during the “fast moving” fracas in the early hours of January 1 while on duty at an unlicensed party held at 80 Park Lane.On Tuesday, three young men went on trial at the Old Bailey accused of his murderOn the second day of the trial, two of the defendants – Adam Khalil, 20, from Kingsbury in north-west London, and Haroon Akram, 26, of no fixed abode – entered guilty pleas to a lesser charge of manslaughter.The pleas were accepted by the prosecution and the pair were formally found guilty of manslaughter by the jury on the directions of the judge.A third defendant, Nor Hamada, 23, of no fixed abode, has denied murder and five wounding charges and his trial continues.Jurors have heard Ossama Hamed, who is alleged to have delivered the fatal wound, has fled the jurisdiction.Prosecutor Philip Evans said the defendants were among a group of friends who had been celebrating the new year at Aquum nightclub in Clapham.In the early hours of January 1, they drove in an Audi and Jaguar to 80 Park Lane, the venue of an unlicensed New Year’s Eve after-party with “high” entrance prices, jurors heard. Nine door supervisors had been employed to control entry, including Mr Simionov.Jurors have seen a series of mobile phone clips of a group of men milling around the entrance to the party as the defendants were allegedly turned away.Akram was seen being held by one of the doormen before a scuffle began on the bonnet of a parked Lamborghini.The footage also showed Hamed, 25, wielding a knife as the fight continued, the court heard.Mr Simionov came outside to intervene in an attack on one of his colleagues and was stabbed in the chest, jurors heard.Despite being fatally injured, the victim delivered a blow and struck Hamed down, it was alleged.The whole incident took just six minutes and left five other members of staff injured, jurors have heard.Hamada is on trial alongside Adham El Shalakany, 24, of Hammersmith, west London, who denies violent disorder, and Shaymaa Lamrani, 26, of Ealing, west London, who has pleaded not guilty to perverting the course of justice by disposing of the knife used to stab Mr Simionov. read more

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Budget 2019 GCCI points to macroeconomic outlook jobs fuel prices as

GCCI President, Deodat IndarThe Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) in weighing in on the $300.7B 2019 Budget presented on Monday last by Finance Minister Winston Jordan registered its concern with the macroeconomic outlook for Guyana, among other things.The body outlined that Budget 2019 indicates “Government’s intention to finance about 80 percent of the sizable fiscal deficit ($32.84B of the $41.49B) from borrowing from the domestic economy.”Further compounding this the GCCI posited was “the concern that there is a projected increase in taxation by 9.9 percent, in an economy which is projected to expand by 4.6 percent. This outstripping worries us.”In a statement, GCCI noted its major disappointment in this and its further disappointment that that there has been no adjustment to the tax regime of fuel despite its suggestion during consultations.“It should be noted that in 2018, the price of fuel had a disastrous effect on the private sector earnings as costs skyrocketed and continues to affect every aspect of private sector operations, from manufacturing to distribution” GCCI said.Coupled with fuel increases, GGCI registered its concerns with the slow rate of implementation of the Public Sector Investment Programme (PSIP) and the long gestation period of capital expenditure.The Commerce noted that this is likely to create a drag on the economy as money is withdrawn faster than it can be injected.“In the external sector, the large drawdown on the net foreign assets of the Bank of Guyana of US$104.1 million remains of concern; the sustenance of which is critical to external viability and the preservation of macroeconomic stability of the country” the Commerce revealed.According to GCCI, given the dismal economic performance in Guyana labour-intensive sectors such as agriculture, fisheries, with the forestry sector, it is disappointed that the required stimulus needed to recover job losses were not adequately addressed in Budget 2019.“Further, with a decline in spending on the Agriculture sector from $19.4B to $17.1B (from 7.1 percent of the Budget to 5.7 percent of the total Budget), the Chamber of Commerce believes that the dismal performance in the sector, unfortunately, is likely to continue. This is expected to have a negative impact on consumer spending in 2019” the statement asserted.However, on a more positive note, the Commerce noted that they are satisfied with the implementations of a number of recommendations made during the budget consultations.“The National Budget remains pivotal in charting the country’s development path and as such, its policy measures are important…During the 2019 Budget consultations, the GCCI, in meeting with the Ministry of Finance, made a number of recommendations based on discourse with its members, empirical and policy analysis…The Chamber of Commerce is pleased to see that some of the recommendations which were advanced to the Minister were well-received and taken on-board. Specifically, the Chamber of Commerce has noted that its requests to review the taxes on pesticides and limestone used in the agriculture sector, has resulted in exemptions being granted from Custom Duty and Value Added Tax (VAT)”.Additionally, the Commerce said that it is pleased that its suggestions in the aviation industry have resulted in the VAT exemption of aircraft engines and main components. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedCentral Bank revises Govt’s economic growth projections downwards …says if political uncertainty continues overall economic outlook could be affectedJune 3, 2019In “latest news”Worrying issues not addressed in 2019 Budget, says PSCNovember 28, 2018In “Business”Urling divided on ‘tax free’ Budget; desired drop in corporate taxes, PAYEMarch 29, 2014In “Business” read more

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Une associaton de dentistes vient en aide aux plus démunis

first_imgUne associaton de dentistes vient en aide aux plus démunisUne association de chirurgiens, officiellement lancée mercredi, s’est donnée pour but de venir en aide à des personnes en grande souffrance sociale, personnelle, professionnelle, pour leur permettre d’obtenir des soins coûteux et non remboursés par la Sécurité sociale.Un célibataire francilien de 62 ans, Bernard Koch, va bénéficier pendant un an et gratuitement de soins qu’il est incapable de se payer. Ainsi, sa dentition, en très mauvais état, va être entièrement reconstruite. M. Koch est le premier patient choisi par une association de chirurgiens, “Médicalement autre” qui se lance dans une activité de solidarité. En plus de ses fins de mois difficiles, ce travailleur en milieu associatif, souvent amené à prendre la parole, subit le handicap de devoir recoller son dentier toutes les deux heures pour ne pas le perdre. À lire aussiPourquoi on claque des dents quand il fait froid ?Les soins qu’il va recevoir vont durer au moins un an, avec notamment de la chirurgie osseuse. Coût probable d’un tel “relooking”: autour de 10.000 euros. Le chirurgien-dentiste Franck Amoyel, spécialiste en implantologie et en dentisterie neuro-musculaire, fondateur et président de l’association va lui prodiguer les soins. “J’ai toujours voulu faire quelque chose d’humanitaire”, raconte le Dr Amoyel. Et il s’est rendu compte que ses confrères et amis en avaient envie aussi. Le Dr Amoyel a ainsi fédéré autour de lui tout un groupe de chirurgiens de haut niveau qui ont accepté de prendre chacun au moins deux patients démunis, particulièrement handicapés par leur apparence pour des soins longs et lourds et faciliter ainsi leur insertion professionnelle. Les premières équipes vont commencer leur travail à Paris et à Bordeaux, en espérant que ce réseau va s’étendre, l’objectif étant de traiter une centaine de cas par an sur la plus grande partie du territoire.Le 27 janvier 2012 à 16:15 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

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Clark County housing market hits 300K

first_imgClark County’s housing market reached an entirely new level last month when the median sale price passed $300,000.The Market Action Report released Thursday by RMLS, a real estate listing service, said August’s median sale price for a single-family home was $307,000.That figure has never been that high — at least going back as far as 2000, RMLS data show. It’s a 5.4 percent increase from July and a 15 percent year-over-year increase. Over the last several months, however, prices have climbed toward $300,000. Since April, the median sale price has been at least $290,000.“I expected to see a little bit slower activity, and we didn’t see that,” said Terry Wollam, managing broker for Wollam & Associates in Vancouver. He said home shopping often slows down in August when people are on vacation.There were 831 closed sales, 877 pending sales and 1,132 new listings in August.New construction, which tends to be costlier, represents a growing portion of local inventory and could be one reason that the median sale price went up, Wollam said. On Thursday, there were no listings on RMLS for available new construction homes in Clark County under $250,000.Low supply in the housing market has bolstered competition among buyers. As soon as inventory becomes available, it gets scooped up or possibly enters a bidding war. That’s reflected in the diminishing amount of days homes spend on the market. In August it was 38 days, in July it was 44 days, and last August it was about two months.last_img read more

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Budget 2015 What Bollywood Expects from Modi Government

first_imgWhile the entire nation eagerly awaits the Union Budget 2015, Bollywood too is looking forward to the session and hopes that this year Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will take the film industry into consideration. Filmmakers, actors and other members of the film industry expect the the financial viability to be increased, entertainment taxes lowered, and incentives be introduced to promote multiplexes and attract more filmmakers from abroad to invest in Indian films.”I am sure that this year’s budget will have something that will benefit our film industry… attracting people into business is very important part of budget,” SRK said during a press conference of his new TV show “Sabse Shana Kaun?””Entertainment taxes are killing us. There should be incentives given to us to attract film-makers from abroad to partner with us. We can have collaborations here. We can create an environment that is economically friendly for entertainment industries across the world to come here for film shoots. India has the largest skilled workforce, and some simple measures taken in the right direction can put us on the world map,” filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt told Hindustan Times.Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap raised the issue of security and censor board targeting their films.”We pay entertainment tax, VAT (Value-Added Tax), service tax, and some more taxes over and above these. Despite so many taxes, they don’t provide security for our movies. They also censor our films and use us as soft targets. The benefit of the industry has been the last priority for the government,” he told the daily.CEO of PVR Pictures, Kamal Gianchandani, said that they are expecting government to make provision for allowing the screening of live performances.”We have modern digital projection facilities at our cinemas, which enable us to screen live events. Unfortunately, due to censorship regulations, exhibitors are unable to screen live performances, sport events, etc. We request the government to make provisions permitting the same,” Gianchandani said.last_img read more

BNP unveils candidates for 206 seats

first_imgMirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir. File PhotoBangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has declared list of candidates for 206 constituencies on Friday. The party’s secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir unveiled the final nominations of its candidates at a press briefing at BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office Friday afternoon.Some 696 candidates of the party submitted nomination forms in 295 seats.last_img

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Hunger on the rise in Costa Rica

first_imgAs the globe celebrates World Food Day today, more Costa Ricans are going hungry than in recent memory. But the problem isn’t a lack of food; it’s people’s ability to afford it.According to a report from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization released on Oct. 1, 8.2 percent of Costa Ricans are “chronically malnourished,” from 2011 to 2013, up from less than 5 percent before 2010.FAO defines undernourishment “as a level of food intake insufficient to meet dietary energy requirements.”The spike in Costa Rica has made it and Guatemala the only two countries in Central America to backslide on their Millennium Development Goal to address hunger this year. Despite the recent uptick, however, Costa Rica’s remains one of the region’s least hungry countries.The growing number of hungry Ticos could be due to several factors – including a new methodology used this year – but FAO Costa Rica Director José Emilio Suadi told The Tico Times that the number should serve as a “yellow light,” a warning to policy makers about access to food in one of Central America’s most developed countries.Suadi noted that food security, one of the 2013 report’s main focuses, looks at the availability of food and the public’s access to it. Costa Rica, he said, like most countries, does not have a self-sufficient food supply but is able to import anything it lacks. The problem is that more Costa Ricans are unable to afford that food, regardless of where it originates.The FAO representative noted that while Costa Rica’s poverty rate has floated around 20 percent in recent years, the actual number of poor continues to rise. With unemployment as high as 18 percent, according to some estimates, falling incomes, and the higher cost of living in Costa Rica conspire to keep food out of the mouths of those who need it most.Suadi added that the blow dealt by the roya fungus to coffee farmers in Costa Rica would also threaten incomes in rural areas and could contribute to more people going hungry.But along with the hungry, an over-abundance of food is just as big a public health threat.According to the 2008-2009 National Nutrition Survey, the most recent carried out by the Public Health Ministry, the number of obese Costa Ricans has risen dramatically over the last 30 years.Childhood obesity was up for both men and women between 1996 and 2009, when the Public Health Ministry carried out its most recent national nutrition survey. The percentage of children five to 12 years old who were overweight or obese also grew from 14.9 percent in 1996 to 21.4 percent in 2009.The numbers are even worse for adults age 20 to 44. The number of obese women ballooned 34.6 percent in 1982 to 56.7 percent in 2009. For men ages 20 to 64, the number jumped from 22.1 percent in 1982 to 62.4 percent in 2009.When people aren’t eating too much food, they’re throwing it away. Suadi added that much of the food people buy ends up in the trash. Globally, nearly 40 percent of the food produced is wasted, the director said.In light of these challenges, FAO is emphasizing sustainable food chains as this year’s World Food Day theme. The U.N. organization stressed that healthy diets are the key to good nutrition, and demand healthy food systems, supported by education, sanitation and support from governments and other policies. Facebook Comments Related posts:Food Bank project to expand to two more Costa Rican provinces Costa Rica meets Millennium Development Goal for hunger reduction The secret of the world’s most delicious chile jar An arugula-growing farmer feeds a culinary revolution in Cubalast_img read more

Peña Nieto administration wants answers after Egypt kills 8 Mexican tourists

first_img‘Trying to be calm’She said she would talk to top Egyptian officials to “clear up the circumstances of this deplorable event.”The sister of Luis Barajas Fernández, one of the dead, said he had been traveling with his wife, Carmen Susana Calderón, who was wounded, and a niece.“We are trying to be calm ahead of what comes next, the repatriation of his remains,” Ana Barajas told Milenio television.President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday called his Mexican counterpart to say Egypt “stood alongside the victims’ families” and was giving “all necessary help” to the wounded, a statement said.The incident has proven embarrassing to the Egyptian security forces which regularly claim to have killed dozens of militants in air strikes, tolls that are difficult to independently verify.Hassan al-Nahla, head of Egypt’s tour guides union, said the tourist group had received all the required permits and set off with a police escort from Cairo to Bahariya oasis, roughly 350 kilometers (220 miles) away.About 80 kilometers from their hotel, they veered two kilometers into the desert for lunch, he said in a statement.The place they chose for their picnic was a regular tourist stop, Nahla said later on television.“I don’t blame anyone, but I ask who is responsible for coordination, and why was it absent?“If the military is dealing with terrorists, why were the authorities who issue permits not notified? Why was the Tourism Ministry not notified so it could coordinate with the tourism companies?” Después de ofrecer conferencia de prensa, hoy por la noche viajaré con familiares de las víctimas a #Egipto.— Claudia Ruiz Massieu (@ruizmassieu) September 15, 2015 Related posts:Elena Poniatowska: Mexican student massacre reminiscent of concentration camps How chocolate cake led to Mexican drug kingpin’s arrest New Generation cartel is Mexico’s latest menace Slaying of Mexican journalist, activist and 3 others a professional hit, says victim’s family lawyer Six other wounded Mexican tourists remain in stable condition at Cairo’s Al-Fouad Hospital.Egypt said the tourists entered a restricted area in the vast Western Desert and were “mistakenly” killed as security forces chased jihadists who had abducted and beheaded an Egyptian.Ruiz Massieu said Monday six Mexican survivors told their ambassador they had “suffered an aerial attack with bombs launched by a plane and helicopters.”“We face a terrible loss of human lives and an unjustified attack that obligates us to make the protection of our citizens the priority,” Ruiz Massieu said before departing accompanied by relatives of four of those killed and doctors.She is expected in Cairo at 2200 GMT, a Mexican official told AFP. CAIRO, Egypt – Mexico’s foreign minister headed for Cairo Tuesday with relatives of some of the eight Mexican tourists mistakenly killed by Egyptian security forces, demanding an urgent inquiry into an “unjustified attack.”Claudia Ruiz Massieu said she wanted answers about the strike that killed 12 people. The bodies of six more Mexican tourists killed in Sunday’s attack were identified Tuesday, raising the number of dead from the Latin American nation to eight.The foreign ministry in Mexico City said Mexican diplomats “had access to the remains of victims” from the attack “and were able to confirm that they correspond to the six Mexicans who were part of the group of tourists.”President Enrique Peña Nieto, who has called on Egypt to conduct a thorough and swift investigation into the attack, confirmed the new death toll.“To all their relatives and loved ones, I give them my solidarity in these difficult moments,” Peña Nieto wrote on Twitter.center_img Mexico’s president says his country is still in shock after Sunday’s tourist deaths in Egypt http://t.co/wVCAsSzI91 pic.twitter.com/oiAmhCYgHb— Al Jazeera News (@AJENews) September 15, 2015 A todos sus familiares y seres queridos, les expreso mi solidaridad en estos momentos difíciles.— Enrique Peña Nieto (@EPN) September 15, 2015 Government criticizedNahla told AFP the area where they stopped had never been a restricted zone.“There was no notification on the ground, and no coordination,” he said of the security operation.The incident is likely to raise further fears for Egypt’s vital tourism industry, which has struggled to recover from years of turmoil. About 10 million tourists visited Egypt in 2014, down sharply from almost 15 million in 2010.Many Egyptians on social media have criticized the government for suggesting the tourists were at fault for straying into a restricted zone.The Western Desert is popular with tour groups, but is also a militant hideout, with Western embassies warning against non-essential travel there.Last month, Egypt’s branch of the Islamic State group beheaded a Croatian oil worker who was abducted near Cairo, at the edge of the Western Desert.IS in Egypt said on Sunday it had “resisted a military operation in the Western Desert” and published pictures of its fighters apparently engaging the military.Egypt has struggled to quell a jihadist insurgency focused mainly in the Sinai Peninsula in the east since the military overthrew Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in 2013.The military last week launched a wide-scale campaign to uproot militants in the peninsula, claiming to have already killed more than 200 jihadists.Nine soldiers, including one killed in a roadside bombing Monday, have died in the operation, it said.Cairo says hundreds of police and soldiers have been killed, many in attacks claimed by IS’s Sinai Province affiliate which pledged allegiance to the main group in Iraq and Syria last year. 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SIX MILE SC – Recognized for its gently rolli

first_imgSIX MILE, S.C. – Recognized for its “gently rolling mountainside layout,” the Tom Fazio championship course at The Cliffs at Keowee Springs was named one of the Top 10 New Private Golf Courses by GOLF Magazine. The annual ranking appears in the January 2009 issue of GOLF Magazine and on www.golf.com.Opened in September 2008, The Cliffs at Keowee Springs golf course plays 7,100 yards from the championship tees and features the distinction of having two turns at six-hole increments. “We are honored to be recognized by GOLF Magazine,” said John Mitchell, The Cliffs at Keowee Springs PGA Professional. “We pay particular attention to course conditions so the subtle nuances of the Fazio design are evident on each hole. Whether it is from the the back tees measuring 7,100 yards or the Family tees measuring 4,600 yards, the appeal of Keowee Springs is that players of all skill levels can enjoy the course on a daily basis while also finding ways to challenge their skills.”The Cliffs at Keowee Springs is also the home of the International Institute of Golf, led by esteemed instructors Steve Bann and Dale Lynch. The International Institute of Golf’s training facility at Keowee Springs is scheduled to open this Spring. Located on the shore of pristine LakeKeowee in the Blue Ridge Mountains, The Cliffs at Keowee Springs (www.discoverkeoweesprings.com) spans 1,600 acres and offers a variety of waterfront, water view, and golf course home sites and turnkey residences, including the 2008 GOLF Magazine Dream House. Homesites at The Cliffs at Keowee Springs start in the $200,000s; homes, in the mid-$700,000s.www.cliffscommunities.com/infolast_img read more

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first_imgOctober 2, 2003CERAMIC BELLS: The south facing quarter sphere shape of the Ceramics Apse provides an ideal working environment for this climate. The inside of the apse is shaded in the summer from the overhead sun and, during the wintermonth, a low angle sun warms the space throughout the day. [Photo: Ayano Atsumi & text: sa] The ceramics crew carves bells in this visually stunning apse. [Photo: Ayano Atsumi & text: sa] New crew-members Nadia Begin and Jennifer Wolf enjoy the creativity of their work. [Photo: Ayano Atsumi & text: sa] The storage rooms are filled in anticipation of the holidays. [Photo: Ayano Atsumi & text: sa] A fresh batch of bells have been fired. Beautiful designs. [Photo: Ayano Atsumi & text: sa]last_img

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Defendant denies premeditated murder in Peyia hit and run

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