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By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
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US pre-positions 178 metric tons of locally-procured food supplies near Venezuela-Brazil border

The United States State Department announced Friday that US and its partners began pre-positioning additional humanitarian aid for Venezuelans in Boa Vista, Brazil in proximity to the Brazil-Venezuela border. Image/CIA The More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Venezuela: Our next act of overseas military interventionism?

Venezuela. This country is an absolute mess, it has been for a while and is exponentially getting worse. A mass exodus to neighboring countries, 1,000,000 percent inflation, violence, starvation and plunder.  The More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, December 16th, 2018
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Brazilian Couple, Carlos and Jemima Guimaraes Sentenced for Kidnapping of Grandson

An international businessman and his wife have learned their fate for international parental kidnapping, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick and Special Agent in Charge Perrye K. Turner of the FBI. A federal More...

By Guest Author On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Startups showing the most potential in Brazil

Brazil is enjoying an economic boom, with the country almost single-handedly helping Latin America to generate more than $1 billion US dollars in venture capital investments in the past year alone. Indeed, the country’s More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
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An All in One Market Strategy in One Convenient Place

When you start a business, it is important to remember that a product is everything. Your business will not go anywhere without your products generating attention from the buying public. That is why most business More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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Family Rosary Announces Winners 2018 ‘Try Prayer! It Works!’ Contest

Family Rosary announces the winners of the 2018 “Try Prayer! It works!” Contest. The 20th annual competition – which encourages students to express their faith through art, poetry and prose – attracted More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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In Countries Plagued by Violence Bulletproof Cars Become All The Rage

Rising levels of violent crime, terrorist attacks, gun violence and assaults around the world, and especially in South and Central America, have made the issue of personal safety and protection while on the road More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
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10 Largest E-Commerce Markets in the World by Country

2017 has played a significant role in e-commerce development when the e-commerce competition reached new heights. Fast pace of life imposes its rules. Everyone got used to seeing the US as a top country in any rating, More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
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FinTech Takes Another Leap: Say Hello to the TransferWise Borderless Account

TransferWise has been in the news off late. The company popularly known for its bank-bashing advertisements has branched out by launching a new service that aims to disrupt how cross-border fund transfers are carried More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, April 15th, 2018
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Guitar Makers Hit Hard by Rosewood Regulations

A worldwide crackdown on illegal logging in tropical forests has hit the guitar industry hard. High-end guitars require small amounts of rosewood, which is prized for its resonant sound and rich grain. The new trade More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Venezuela crisis: Venezuelans fleeing their country, Neighboring countries stretched to capacity

Since 2014, more than 4 million Venezuelans have fled to find safety, food and medicines in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Aruba, Curacao and Spain. Image/CIA Neighboring More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Five Things Likely to Get More Expensive in 2018

Today’s economy is a global economy. No longer to countries run independently from one another; markets are networked and connected like never before. A poor wheat crop in the U.S. can cause hunger and price hikes More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
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3 Healthcare Certifications You Can Take with You Around the World

If you have thought about eventually relocating to a different country, you have to be concerned about what you’re going to do for a living. Business owners might not be as concerned if they can operate their More...

By Guest Author On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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Good News for Renewable Energy: 101 Cities Sourced at Least 70% of Their Electricity from Renewable Sources in 2017

2018 hasn’t got off to a good start for renewable energy and climate change advocates: President Trump’s tariff increase on imported solar panels and the surge of arctic air that hit Europe end-February were More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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Science Channel sets ‘Mysteries of the Abandoned’ season 2 premiere for March 20

A Cold War anti-ballistic missile complex in the desolate plains of North Dakota. A Utopian city in Brazil built by Henry Ford. A prison complex in Cuba that once held Fidel Castro. These and other strange, yet More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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University of Richmond professors Jory Brinkerhoff and Manuella Meyer received Fulbright awards

University of Richmond biology professor Jory Brinkerhoff and history professor Manuella Meyer have received Fulbright awards to support their research projects. Jory Brinkerhoff, a disease ecologist who studies More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Newsbusters: Media ‘reluctant’ to call collapsing Venezuela ‘socialist’

Media watchdog Newsbusters took aim at the press over their avoidance of the “S-word”: socialism. “As Venezuela plunges deeper into humanitarian crisis, the broadcast and cable networks barely More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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5 Countries You Can Go for the Best Cosmetic Surgery Experience

Cosmetic surgery in on the rise  and has been since the late 90’s. More surgeons, more affordable services, and the influence of media all contribute to the increase in the number of procedures done annually. More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Chagas disease: 7 family members from Lábrea infected, Açaí consumption suspected

In a follow-up on a report from last week, the Health Surveillance Foundation (FVS-AM) now reports seven Chagas disease cases from the same family group in  the southernmost municipality of Lábrea in Amazonas More...

By Red Diogenes On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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First look at Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock in ‘Venom’, 5 Symbiotes confirmed

Fans groaned as Sony dropped the first photo from Venom, the Spider-Man spin-off starring Tom Hardy (Mad Max Fury Road, The Dark Knight Rises, Dunkirk) as titular anti-hero/villain. Why the disappoint? Hardy is More...


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