globalvoices:


“Don’t buy Pantene, 40% increase”; “Don’t buy Elvive due to excessive increase”

President Fernández announced an increase in pensions and education allowances, sparking the hashtag #Aumentamos (we increase), where users gave their own account of what has ‘increased’ in the country.
Argentina: ‘We Increase’ Progress or Corruption?

globalvoices:

“Don’t buy Pantene, 40% increase”; “Don’t buy Elvive due to excessive increase”

President Fernández announced an increase in pensions and education allowances, sparking the hashtag #Aumentamos (we increase), where users gave their own account of what has ‘increased’ in the country.

Argentina: ‘We Increase’ Progress or Corruption?

fuckyeahmexico:

Estimado ayuntamiento de Aguascalientes. Hicimos unas mejoras a su póster, espero sea de su agrado.

Teletrabajo: Psychosocial Benefits of Colombia’s Work from Home Program

My parents divorced when I was eight years old and growing up, my mom worked from home caring for five kids throughout the day. Being a full-time babysitter was one of few work options for a single mom and an immigrant. I am sure she could have made more…

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uncovercolombia:

Street Food in Colombia Part II

As you may remember me telling you in a previous post, street food is not only very popular in Colo…

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uncovercolombia:

Street Food in Colombia Part II

As you may remember me telling you in a previous post, street food is not only very popular in Colo…

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coeurriche:

Romancing the Stone
Isla del Sol, Rosario Islands, Colombia

coeurriche:

Romancing the Stone

Isla del Sol, Rosario Islands, Colombia

Neurolove.me: Tips for Listening Well

onlinecounsellingcollege:

1. Don’t interrupt. Let the speaker finish what they are saying – and at a speed that is comfortable for them – before formulating your own response.

2. Give the speaker your full and undivided attention. Ignore what is happening around you and block out…

lati-negros:

latinageek:

Beautiful Afrolatinas on your TV and movie screens.
Source

rebloged by bi

lati-negros:

latinageek:

Beautiful Afrolatinas on your TV and movie screens.

Source

rebloged by bi

fylatinamericanhistory:

Happy Independence Day, Mexico!

Here’s a video I found featuring the grito de la independencia as proclaimed by every Mexican president since Adolfo López Mateos in 1964 up to Felipe Calderón in 2012. This year marks Enrique Peña Nieto’s first grito, which is not included in the video above. 

Humans can only handle little information at a time. We process million bits of information at once, but only a very small fraction of those information passes through to our conscious brain.
(via psych-facts)

Hugo Chavez To Miss Inauguration, Government Says

"CARACAS, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will miss Thursday’s scheduled swearing-in ceremony for his third term due to health problems, the government said in a letter to Congress read out on Tuesday."

brazilwonders:

Açaí

good stuff. better with granola and banana.

brazilwonders:

Açaí

good stuff. better with granola and banana.

condenasttraveler:

Photos from Panama: Bocas del Toro |A water taxi seen from the Hotel Bocas del Toro

condenasttraveler:

Photos from Panama: Bocas del Toro |A water taxi seen from the Hotel Bocas del Toro

Helping Hands: For one doctor, reducing high kidney disease rates among Latinos is life’s work

"On any given day, Dr. Carmen Peralta might shuffle between seeing patients at her clinic and spending hours in the research lab. And as an assistant professor at the University of California, San Francisco, Peralta spends hours in the classroom, sharing her utmost passion with students: finding an effective way to reduce kidney disease rates among U.S. Latinos.

“It’s an issue that we have to take seriously now,” says Dr. Peralta, a native of Baranquilla, Colombia. “The problem of kidney disease will only continue to get worse in the Hispanic population and we don’t have any long-term strategies to tackle it.”

psych-facts:

The first person you think of in the morning or last person you think of in the night is either the cause of your happiness or your pain!

psych-facts:

The first person you think of in the morning or last person you think of in the night is either the cause of your happiness or your pain!