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United Nations, 1986: The Declaration on the Right to Development was proclaimed.

2014: Hunger is a serious problem in at least 56 states.

Think again.

Human Rights

Drought in Central America - Sequía en Centroamérica

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Sometimes, it´s easy to get caught up in the news of the day – Ukraine, Gaza, ISIS – that other news items go unnoticed. So, for example, that Central American agricultural producers are being hit extremely hard this year after a disease called coffee leaf rust destroyed many export crops. 700 more words

Food Security

Day 250 - Year 3

Day 250 – Year 3 – Cabo Curioso Light, Santa Cruz, Argentina

Might as well go to South America! 12 more words

Attraction

Huanchaco

  

After a rather sleepless night on a bus (actually, two, as I had to change buses in the sketchy sketch sketch town of Chiclayo at 4 in the morning) I finally made it to Trujillo from Máncora a couple hours after sunrise.   709 more words

Travel

Book Spotlight: Amazon Lily by Theresa Weir

Another FAVORITE!

Twenty-five years old and engaged, Corey is a Midwestern farm girl on an assignment from her church to visit the Amazon jungle and help out the natives there. 167 more words

Romance

Ecuador heralds digital currency to start before year end

Ecuador has announced it plans to start circulating what it calls the world’s first digital currency in December. It also claims it has options for developing its new oil refinery which do not depend on China. 500 more words

Economy

Will Brazil elect Marina Silva as the world's first Green president? | The Guardian

It started with the national anthem and ended with a rap. In between came a poignant minute’s silence, politicised football chants and a call to action by the woman tipped to become the first Green national leader on the planet. 145 more words

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