Tag: hunger

Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 21:43

"Aloha from the Maui Visitors Bureau. The office is now closed in observance of the holiday." This is the recording anyone hears today when calling the Maui Visitors Burea. The ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 00:35

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed in Chicago, IL, in the deaths of Virginia Chimenti, originally ... Read More

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:01

A day to promote environmental awareness and bring attention to the protection of the planet, Earth Day is celebrated in more than 193 countries each year. Earth Day is an ... Read More

Hong Kong Airlines debuts Chris Cosentino’s Business Class menu

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 16:01

Hong Kong Airlines has launched a brand new Business Class menu for its customers travelling out of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) from 22 March 2019. Designed exclusively by celebrity ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what the joint resolution by the ... Read More

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 17:25

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "As the representative of the more than 45,000 Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) who perform ... Read More

World Food Day marked with 300 events across the US

editor editor- October 17, 2011 03:28

WASHINGTON - International relief and development organization Oxfam America is marking World Food Day with more than 300 events across the United States aiming to bring the inequalities of the ... Read More

Long-term approach to end Horn of Africa food shortages urged

editor editor- September 26, 2011 04:57

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for a long-term approach by national authorities and the international donor community to tackle the root causes of recurring drought-related food shortages Read More

UN: Horn of Africa food crisis remains dire

editor editor- September 6, 2011 01:06

The United Nations agricultural agency today called for greater efforts bring the food crisis in the Horn of Africa under control, saying that famine conditions had spread to a sixth ... Read More

UN: High food prices exacerbate crisis in Horn of Africa

editor editor- August 11, 2011 03:22

The prices of grain and milk in the drought-hit Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia have risen to record highs, exacerbating hardship for the estimated 12.4 million people in the region ... Read More

UNICEF: Survival of millions of children in Horn of Africa at risk

editor editor- July 11, 2011 03:04

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today warned that two million children are malnourished as a result of the drought in the Horn of Africa, and half a million could ... Read More

UN: Over 1 billion tons of food lost or wasted every year

editor editor- May 12, 2011 04:35

About a third of all the food produced for human consumption each year – or roughly 1.3 billion tons – is lost or wasted, according to a new study commissioned ... Read More

2010 Global Hunger Index released today

editor editor- October 12, 2010 03:17

NEW YORK - Malnutrition among children under two years of age is one of the leading challenges to reducing global hunger, and can cause lifelong damage to mental and physical ... Read More

UN: Food crisis not over

editor editor- March 13, 2009 12:41

A United Nations top official has said that despite falling food prices worldwide, the global food crisis has not ended, the top United Nations human rights official cautioned today, emphasizing ... Read More

Global starvation ignored by American policy elites

editor editor- September 11, 2008 04:46

A new report (9/2/08) from The World Bank admits that in 2005 three billion one hundred and forty million people live on less that $2.50 a day and about 44 ... Read More