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STATESIDE STORIES–The Wildfires in California: Devastation in Paradise!

STATESIDE STORIES–The Wildfires in California: Devastation in Paradise! »

13 Nov, 2018
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Homes have been leveled, as have businesses, schools, retirement centers in a community of some 26,000 people. It will be a week before residents will be let back in to go through the devastation. Thousand Oaks, besides fighting fires, has been in the news because of the horrific shooting of 12 young people in a country-western nightclub called The Borderline Barri and Grill. California has seen its fair share of disasters and even the rich and famous have been affected this time.

THE LIONS AT THE CONGRESS OF THE DEPUTIES AND THE COMEDY OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY

THE LIONS AT THE CONGRESS OF THE DEPUTIES AND THE COMEDY OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY »

12 Nov, 2018
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The lion who’s missing a joystick at the Congress of the Deputies, known popularly as Daoiz, is Atalanta really and she has no business sporting a manly member!

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: YOU CAN’T HEAT UP THE PLANET  AND STILL BE THE WORLD’S TOP CEO

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: YOU CAN’T HEAT UP THE PLANET AND STILL BE THE WORLD’S TOP CEO »

8 Nov, 2018
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Would Pablo Isla of the global fashion giant Inditex be Best Performing CEO in the world if his company weren’t eco-friendly? Surely not! Performance on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues makes up 20% of a CEO's overall score per Harvard Business Review. It's about "CEO activism", crucial in Isla's achievement of the title of the world's Best CEO in 2017 and 2018

A COLORFUL PLATFORM FOR EMERGING FILMMAKERS AT THE FESTIVAL DE CINE DE MADRID

A COLORFUL PLATFORM FOR EMERGING FILMMAKERS AT THE FESTIVAL DE CINE DE MADRID »

4 Nov, 2018
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If this is the first you are hearing of the Festival de Cine de Madrid, then you have already missed it. But for cinephiles and casual movie-goers alike, last week (23 October 2018) marked the end of a two-week-long indulgence into the colorful world of emerging independent cinema in Spain and from around the world. In a culmination of international and Spanish films, the Festival allows the adventurous moviegoer to explore titles beyond the realm of the oversaturated slate of Hollywood produced films and discover cinema that would otherwise fly below the radar.

STATESIDE STORIES: FAR-RIGHT STRIKES

STATESIDE STORIES: FAR-RIGHT STRIKES »

4 Nov, 2018
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October ended with domestic terrorism on the table in the States, with the court appearance of Cesar Sayoc Jr. who sent bomb packages to high-profile targets. In a separate incident, Federal prosecutors filed hate crime charges against Pennsylvania man Robert Bowers who stormed the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, killing 11 people.

GUIDEPOST REPRINT FEATURING ICELAND: “THE GREEN LAND OF ICELAND,” 12 October 1973

GUIDEPOST REPRINT FEATURING ICELAND: “THE GREEN LAND OF ICELAND,” 12 October 1973 »

4 Nov, 2018
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Iceland is a land of misconceptions. There are neither polar bears nor Eskimos on the island, and Detriot gets more snow than Reykjavik. New Yorkers shiver through lower January temperatures than residents here in the world’s northernmost capital. And the landscape’s predominant colour is not white but green

GUIDEPOST REPRINT, FEATURING ICELAND: “WHOEVER HEARD OF AKUREYRI?,” 12 October 1973

GUIDEPOST REPRINT, FEATURING ICELAND: “WHOEVER HEARD OF AKUREYRI?,” 12 October 1973 »

4 Nov, 2018
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AKUREYRI, Iceland’s second largest town, lies just 60 miles south of the Arctic Circle. at the end of a deep fjord, with the surrounding hills and sheep pastures seemingly coated in green velvet. It’s a place for lovers of clear water, blue skies and the great outdoors

SPAIN: HUGE SYNTHETIC DRUG LABORATORY BUSTED

SPAIN: HUGE SYNTHETIC DRUG LABORATORY BUSTED »

1 Nov, 2018
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It would have been the biggest synthetic drug laboratory in Spain!

IT’S THE DAY OF ALL THE  SAINTS IF IT’S THE FIRST OF NOVEMBER

IT’S THE DAY OF ALL THE  SAINTS IF IT’S THE FIRST OF NOVEMBER »

29 Oct, 2018
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Spain is gearing up for the festivity that is somewhat confusing. It’s a feast that’s celebrated in a very personal way. A special day for communing with the deceased relatives, telling them they haven't been forgotten. But wait a minute, what they're actually celebrating is All Souls Day which in Spanish is Dia de los Muertos, i.e., Day of the Dead, and, strictly speaking, it falls on 2 November! People celebrate ALL SOULS DAY on 1 November which is ALL SAINTS DAY. So there's a bit of confusion here. . .

WHY LIVE IN SPAIN? TEN REASONS!

WHY LIVE IN SPAIN? TEN REASONS! »

27 Oct, 2018
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Sure, Spain is known for all that sun. Summer weather persists all year round in places like the Canary Islands. But Spain is actually a land of contrasts and a country blessed with almost every imaginable natural and cultural treasures. Never mind the Spaniards' alegría de vivir!