The US is the world’s second largest online alternative finance market behind Mainland China with $36.17 billion in total transaction volume in 2015, a brand new study by the… 472 more words
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Many congratulations to staff in Iberian and Latin American Studies, who as a teaching team received a Faculty Learning and Teaching Award this month. The award recognized IBLAS’s applied awareness of the diversity and plurality of the geo-political spaces that staff research, which manifests itself notably in the week-long series of events and activities that make up Iberian and Latin American Week. 159 more words
My first day trip in the Galapagos Islands was to Bartolome Island. A 2 1/2 hour boat ride from Santa Cruz Island. The yacht we were on was not of the biggest ones, and had a quite distinctive “boat smell”, so I quickly realised I was gonna get in trouble… 293 more words
Like many frequent travelers, I stopped regularly experiencing “culture shock,” or reverse culture shock, a long time ago.
That’s why, on of my recent returns to New York City, it was unusual that I felt noticeably more disoriented and challenged than before I had left. 552 more words
The mainstream media channel has long claimed that both former leftist presidents were involved in the massive corruption scandal.
Brazil’s largest television channel, Globo, has admitted that is has divulged false information about former Brazilian presidents Luiz Inacio “Lula” da Silva and Dilma Rousseff.267 more words