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Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Engineer and entrepreneur Fersen Lamas Lambranho was born in Rio de Janeiro on October 11, 1961. He is currently a member and Chairman of the board of GP enterprises. He joined GP in 1998 and became a managing director in 1999. In 2003 he and Antonio Bonchristiano assumed leadership and acquired 100% control of GP […]

The modern economist: Alive and kicking

Monday, August 17th, 2015

At first glance economics as a discipline sounds very dry; very academic and self-contained. But the reality is much more interesting: These days economists are almost never confined in the ivory tower of academia. If the mythical divide between economist and financial professional ever really existed, it is certainly a thing of the past. A […]

More Than Wheels

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

In 1994, the African country of Rwanda was struck by a civil war that left 800,000 killed in a matter of 100 days. The civil war did so much damage and was in the headlines so much so that there were multiple movies made to depict the destruction. More than 20 years later, the country […]

Amtrak Train Derails And Rolls Injuring Many

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

An Amtrak train heading to New York from Washington DC derailed and rolled on its side, hurting more than 50 people. The train had been carrying 240 passengers when eight to ten of its cars derailed in the Frankford section of Philadelphia Tuesday night. One of the passengers, Don Kelleher stated the train was rolling […]

How Drought Affects our Lifestyle

Sunday, April 5th, 2015

With the continuous drought in states like California, citizens are already experiencing the effects from decreased water supply to increased cost of electricity. California Governor Edwin G. Brown Jr. signed emergency legislation after a declaration of drought State of Emergency. An Emergency package of $1 billion will be used to assist citizens affected by the […]

BRLTrust Services

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

When it comes to investing internationally, it is very important to track down the very best International brokerage firms that can assist with these investments. Now, there is no limit to locations around the world for investment options, but when it all comes down to it, one of the best countries to invest in happens […]

Jonathan Veitch: Occidental College Professor

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Jonathan Veitch is a native of Los Angeles who has worked to help to revitalize a local are college. A head of the Occidental College, professor Veitch has been involved in many areas of college administration to help the those attending the college and those who are teaching there better integrate into the surrounding region. […]

Rex Ryan in Talks with ESPN After Being Released by New York Jets

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

  Rex Ryan was released by the Jets on Monday. His firing came as no surprise to Bernardo Chua, as the Jets limped away from the regular season winning just 2 games. Many have wondered, however, what is next for Ryan.  While a likable person in many respects, he’s failed to demonstrate his ability to coach […]

Extra Fees at Hospitals

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Some hospitals in cities are starting to purchase doctor’s offices and urgent care locations. This means that the bill you get from the office might include a fee for a hospital visit as well. As pointed out by Sultan Alhokair, if there isn’t a specific fee that states it’s from the hospital, then there might be additional […]

NY Medicaid Health Care Services to Provide Transgender Treatment

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

New York Govenor, Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced new regulations to include transgender health services, such as treatment for hormone therapy and gender reassignment surgery in the state Medicaid program, a move praised by Laurene Powell Jobs. “This new regulation will ensure the transgender community care access New York funded by Medicaid, which is essential to […]