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What's New at UPO: Help Desk Program Graduate Lands a Job With the World Bank

By Akeya Dickson

UPO’s DC YouthTech Training Program — which is held in partnership with the H.O.P.E. Project — boasts yet another success story.

We are proud to announce that Roger Coleman, who matriculated through the program, starts a new job on Monday as an IT Operations Technical Support Specialist as a result of the training and expertise that he learned in through the YouthTech Program. 81 more words

Careers

Haitian Migrants Turn Toward Brazil

Emily Gogolak – The New Yorker, 8/20/2014

At 7:30 on a recent morning, dozens of people were already outside the Brazilian embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, a white stucco building in the suburb of Pétionville. 276 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

Stop Building Schools Please. Thanks.

This might sound mean…

Because almost 70% of SHS aged students do not go to SHS

but

We don’t need anymore people going to SHS. 841 more words

Ramblings

Living on Nothing: Poverty on the roll!

Low income and inflation in Pakistan deprive many people of basic necessities. In the debt of 1,240 million dollars from World Bank, Pakistan is still struggling to plan effective policies to cater to the basic needs of its ordinary citizens. 778 more words

Pakistan

Land Grabs: An Assault on Rights and Contributor to Global Food Insecurity

By Ben Abonyi

Francis Longoli remembers his land. His two permanent houses, his cows, his beehives, and the coffee, mangoes, avocados, and bananas he used to grow which provided a livelihood for him and an education for his children. 400 more words

Food Security

What The World Bank Actually Does

As many have heard by now, the leaders of the so-called BRICS nations – Brazil, India, China, Russia and South Africa – used the occasion of the 6th BRICS Summit in Brasilia, Brazil to announce the creation of the long-awaited BRICS Development Bank. 296 more words

Media

An Illustrated History of Slavic Misery: The Russian Economic Guinea Pig

I don’t know if it was as inevitable as the world likes to make out, but by 1991 the Soviet Union was on it’s last legs. 1,485 more words

Eastern Europe