Boko Haram, whose name figuratively translates to “Western civilization is sinful,” emerged from a Nigerian ultraconservative Muslim group in 2002 and became a jihadist organization in 2009 by then-leader Mohammed Yusuf.
Despite the ongoing political and economic standoff with the United States, Cuba is beginning to open itself to foreign trade and relations, which could lead to improved civil and social rights.
by Thom Kilburn We all know history has a knack for repeating itself. Although cigarette smokers enjoyed a great deal of time puffing wherever they pleased, the fixation was eventually regulated and banned in some places across the country. Likewise, electronic cigarettes, a multi-billion dollar industry and trend that is sweeping the globe, are now slated …
Episodes of questionable acts by those meant to protect and serve.
Before reaching for the WFTO-labeled products at the grocery store or coffee shop, be sure to inform yourself on the nature of the fair trade initiative being supported.
Food deserts are communities with limited access to affordable and healthy foods. To actually quantify access to food, it is necessary to look at “microenvironments,” analyzing how close and accessible grocery stores are to families, how available fresh and healthy options are and if the food is affordable.
by Hugh Roid This issue, I’m going to talk to you about losing weight. No, not putting your dumbbells down and forgetting them. I’m talking about getting shredded. One pound of fat is equivalent to approximately 3500 calories. To burn fat, you must maintain a caloric deficit. I use the calorie calculator from either freedieting.com or …