8 Ways Technology Is Improving Your Health

by Karen Reed Wednesday, February 22, 2017 We hear all the time about how technology is bad for us. Since the introduction of computers, we spend more time sitting at a desk than moving around at work. We have created this sedentary lifestyle that is causing havoc in our overall life. What if I were [...]

By |2017-05-16T10:14:22-06:00May 16th, am516|English, General English|0 Comments

Mexico 2017 OECD Economic Survey reforms are paying off

1. OECD ECONOMIC SURVEY OF MEXICO 2017 www.oecd.org/eco/surveys/economic-survey-mexico.htm Reforms are paying off 10 January 2017, Ciudad Mexico 2. Productivity growth is picking up Note: Shaded areas show projections for 2016 and 2017. Source: OECD Economic Outlook 100 database. 2 3. Reforms affected many states and sectors but others lag behind Examples of frontier sectors [...]

By |2017-01-10T12:36:12-06:00January 10th, pm110|General English|0 Comments

Top 8 Trends for 2016 Big Data by Tableau

The year 2015 was an important one in the world of big data. What used to be hype became the norm as more businesses realized that data, in all forms and sizes, is critical to making the best possible decisions. In 2016, we’ll see continued growth of systems that support non-relational or unstructured forms [...]

By |2016-12-01T18:18:17-06:00December 1st, pm1201|General English|0 Comments

5 Organizations Fighting Poverty in Mexico

The Borgen Project 16JUN2015 According to a study made by the Mexican government agency, Consejo Nacional de Evaluación de la Política de Desarollo Social (CONEVAL), there were 53.3 million people living in poor conditions in 2012. This number equates to 45.4 percent of Mexico’s total population. In Mexico, poverty is strictly linked to the [...]

By |2016-12-01T14:00:25-06:00December 1st, pm1201|General English|0 Comments

OPEC reaches a deal to cut production

Oil prices surge as Saudi Arabia and Iran sign on to a deal at OPEC’s meeting in Vienna Dec 3rd 2016 | VIENNA EXACTLY two years after Saudi Arabia coaxed its fellow OPEC members into letting market forces set the oil price, it has performed a nifty half-pirouette. On November 30th it led members [...]

By |2016-12-01T18:54:08-06:00December 1st, pm1201|General English|0 Comments

Behind Trump’s Deal With Carrier

INDIANAPOLIS — By the time the Rust Belt turned red on election night, Carrier had to know the call was coming. After all, Donald J. Trump had been vowing for months on the campaign trail to call the head of Carrier from the Oval Office and hit the company with huge tariffs if it [...]

By |2016-12-01T13:32:14-06:00December 1st, pm1201|General English|0 Comments

Mexico Doesn’t Have to Appease Trump. It Can Fight Back.

By JORGE G. CASTAÑEDA NOV. 22, 2016 This year, for the first time since Ronald Reagan assailed the Soviet Union in 1980, an American presidential candidate actively campaigned against another country’s national interests. By threatening to deport all undocumented immigrants, about half of whom are Mexican; to build a wall on the Mexican border; and [...]

By |2016-12-01T13:19:02-06:00December 1st, pm1201|General English|0 Comments

The 13 most amazing findings in the US 2016 election exit poll

It's been 36 hours (or so) since we were all witnesses to the biggest political upset in presidential history. As President-elect Donald Trump and President Obama huddle in Washington on Thursday, and as the gears of the incoming government begin to grind in earnest, I'm still totally captivated by the “how” of this election. [...]

By |2016-12-01T12:27:48-06:00November 11th, am1111|General English|0 Comments

MEXICO – The Hunger Project

Mexico is a powerful emerging economy and its government has generous social programs, including President Peña Nieto’s ambitious National Crusade Against Hunger. However, progress continues to elude a large number of people living in extreme poverty. Over 58 million Mexicans live below the poverty line, and the government has defined 11.7 million as living [...]

By |2016-12-01T12:38:58-06:00November 5th, am1105|General English|0 Comments