Why are Africans in Morocco Praying to Reach Europe?


Sub-Saharans in Tangier pray to be ‘lucky ones’ who reach Spain The popular Morocco-Spain route comes with danger, as authorities carry out raids and the navy fires on migrant boats. Migrants and refugees often ask Father Martinez of the Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral for assistance and prayers [Joe Wallen/Al Jazeera] By: Joe Wallen/AlContinue reading “Why are Africans in Morocco Praying to Reach Europe?”

Fully Employed and Homeless


Photo\Sacramento Bee No they’re not colorful mirage’s lining the streets of Sacramento.  Camping tents are nightly homes for some of the thousands of homeless individuals in Sacramento. The fortunate have tents and sleeping bags the majority sleep on the city streets without shelter sleeping directly in elements Many of the homeless are fully employed .Continue reading “Fully Employed and Homeless”

Incomes Are Up and Poverty Is Down, but Guess Which Americans Have Gained the Most


“We’ve got a long way to go to get the people at the bottom to where they were.” By: Edwin Rios/Mother Jones Poverty was down in the United States last year and so was the number of Americans without health insurance. Our median household incomes had their best one-year increase ever, topping $56,500—the highest levelContinue reading “Incomes Are Up and Poverty Is Down, but Guess Which Americans Have Gained the Most”

Venezuelans now stealing food from school cafeterias as scarcity spreads


By:Franz von Bergen/Fox News Latino CARACAS, VENEZUELA –  With the food shortage seriously escalating over the last few months in Venezuela, criminals have thought out a new place to steal from: public schools. In the past two months, the National Federation of Parents (Fenasopadres) received more than 25 reports of break-ins in schools around theContinue reading “Venezuelans now stealing food from school cafeterias as scarcity spreads”

11 Day 3300 Mile Super Road Trip (Day 10) Expressway To Vegas Baby!


I got an early start from Albuquerque.  Vegas was nine hours away. Interstate 40 was gonna get me home.  West bound 40 was beautiful, with an continuous changing landscape, from flat mountains , Red Desert and Mesas to mountains filled with tall green trees.a very entertaining drive. One thing I have learned to appreciate  isContinue reading “11 Day 3300 Mile Super Road Trip (Day 10) Expressway To Vegas Baby!”

Greek women forced into prostitution for ‘the cost of a sandwich’ because of country’s debt crisis


Desperate: Women in Greece are being forced into the sex trade for as little as $2 By: Richard Wheatstone/UK Mirror Women in Greece are being forced to sell their bodies for sex for as little as the cost of a sandwich because of the country’s crippling dept crisis. A new report reveals how more womenContinue reading “Greek women forced into prostitution for ‘the cost of a sandwich’ because of country’s debt crisis”

Russia Destroys More Than 700 Tons of Food in Less Than 2 Months


Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance in Belgorod region / Reuters A total of 738 tons of illegally imported food has been destroyed since the introduction of a decree in August ordering the disposal of banned Western imports, Russia’s agricultural watchdog said Monday. In an online statement, Rosselkhoznadzor said 676 tons of contraband agricultural produce had been confiscated and destroyed. Another 318 tons of products of animalContinue reading “Russia Destroys More Than 700 Tons of Food in Less Than 2 Months”

Russia Plans $3.6 Billion Food Stamp Program as Poverty Rises


State statistics agency Rosstat said in July that 22.9 million people — about 16 percent of the population — were below the poverty line at the end of March. Moscow Times The Russian government may spend 240 billion rubles ($3.6 billion) on a national food stamp program to support an estimated 15-16 million Russian citizens whose poverty has deepenedContinue reading “Russia Plans $3.6 Billion Food Stamp Program as Poverty Rises”

Airline Travel: Passengers Treated Like Manure


This is Robin Hayes CEO of JetBlue Airlines.  He is seated one JetBlue’s newest plane the Airbus A321.  This picture is in current USA Today (6/29/2015) and I noticed the arm rest is up in the picture. Mr Hayes, seems like an average size man. Yet in the seat, he looks a bit Snug. JetBlue isContinue reading “Airline Travel: Passengers Treated Like Manure”