Recanto Machado Plantation, an enormous coffee producer in southeastern Brazil, has set the standard for specialty coffees and is an example of the growing presence of women in agriculture.
The news comes during a tumultuous time for Brazil, economically and politically.
Coffee consumption is associated with a reduced risk of heart attack, cancer, stroke, diabetes, and respiratory and kidney diseases, according to a report released today by the University of Southern California (USC).
In the Mexican village of Tlaltetela, in Veracruz state, dozens of people lose sight, become paralyzed due to an incurable neurodegenerative disorder known as SCA7.
"Build Museums Not Walls" is the slogan of the lawmakers supporting a bill to create an American Latino Museum in Washington. The bill was presented on June 15, 2017, in front of the Congress. Diane Guerrero, know for her role in Orange is the New Black, is among the supporters. Photo: @Latinomuseum/Twitter.
Stephen Reinhardt, once the "reigning liberal lion" of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals, has condemned President Donald Trump's deportation policies.
Carolina and her family fled from their native Tegucigalpa, the Honduran capital, because for over a year Barrio 18 members had demanded more and more protection money every week to "watch over your business."Their original destination had been the United States until Donald Trump's arrival in the White House temporarily put the brakes on that idea.
Past a chalkboard that says, “Come inside to read a good book,” on one side and “Don’t be an asshole!” on the other, you come across a tattered SEPTA Union Strike poster from the early twentieth century, preserved underneath an equally withered-away lamination. A few cautious inches deep inside of this surreal time machine, a pillar manages to stand from the 1890s home of an anarchist feminist writer and speaker who lived near Drexel University.
The Banana Growers Association of Colombia (Augura) is applying a strategy to restore Uraba, the country's principal producer of the fruit and a region stigmatized by violence.
While one side experiences a rapid makeover, the other is still dodging bullets in a notorious drug market.
Add this to the twin pitfalls of
religion and politics that lead the list of topics one should not bring
up in polite conversation: healthy living.
Good, clean, healthy living gets a
bad rap these days. Oh, not among the sort of people whose idea of fun
is drinking raw milk directly from old Millie's wizened udder during a
I mean among regular people. You
know, the sort who generally don't feel they have the time, energy,
money or need to work out or to make meals that require a lot of fresh
I remember my first Tea Party invitation. The "hosts" were a group ofloosely federated regional anti-illegal immigration groups, the occasion
was Tax Day, and the call to action was to "protest to demand the end
of taxation without representation."
The particular bone ofcontention was Gov. Quinn's then-proposed tax increase, described
thusly: "Governor Quinn says he must raise your income tax because he
doesn't have enough money to pay for all the social welfare benefits
demanded by the illegal alien invaders."