This year, the UN Human Rights Office set up a photo booth near the entrance to the iconic General Assembly Hall. Visitors were invited to stop by and have their photo taken while holding up a sign affirming their support for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people around the world.
Have you ever heard of a winery whose guiding principle was humility?
The success of the political landscape of the Philippines is contigent upon how we can move the populace out of poverty and bring them to the educated middle class with power and decision making.
We speak to accomplished Argentinian kayaker, and founder of SDK Kayaks, Ricardo Kruszewski on the most extraordinary kayaking spots in Argentina and ...
Property's worst enemy is theft: theft makes property insecure. And unless property is secure, it can't be accumulated and it is wasted. The increasing incidence of heists on grain, Argentina's most valuable export, indicates that property rights are becoming more insecure and that the economy only has one way to go: down the tubes.
Summon the image of high tea and you'll probably think of an afternoon gathering at a British country cottage or perhaps rich socialites hosting a ladies brunch in New York.
One of the world's legendary investors is upping his bet on Argentina's shale oil and gas industry in a show of confidence for shale production in South America's largest unconventional prize -- and a big boost for both supermajors and smaller players making big waves in the heart of new discovery areas.
Despite years of economic turmoil and political intrigue, the country is making it's case to be known as a hub for technology, software development, and entrepreneurship. Somehow, the technology industry has defied gravity to become a ray of economic sunshine in a country that has grown accustomed to bad news.
South American political elites seem to have jettisoned much of the high minded left idealism of past years in favor of crass economic interests. In a somewhat outlandish turn of events, Brazil has embraced Vladimir Putin, a figure who has desperately sought to end his country's political and diplomatic isolation.
Lush green coffee plantations, snow-capped volcanoes, game-rich safari plains and the rainforest wilderness are just some of the extraordinary destinations just waiting to be traversed on horseback.
Numerous thrillers and suspense writings titillate us by hopping from country to country -- a la James Bond. But let's take a look at some successful examples of exotic suspense written by people who live where they write -- natives or expats.
The roots of Argentina's delusion of grandeur and European-ness may be in the beliefs of Argentina's 19th century elites who were, indeed, fantastically wealthy, although nobody else was.
The IMF's concern is hardly surprising because if the New York court decision becomes generally accepted legal practice, many countries face financial disaster now or in the future.
Most pools are cool, technically speaking, but some are a whole heck of a lot cooler than others and luxury hotels are home to some of the coolest.
In light of the history, Argentina seems like the last country one would expect to embrace Russia and Vladimir Putin.
From its security policy to suspicious, crony nationalizations, and down to its corrupt officials still in office, the Argentine president refuses to learn when she has lost. Without admitting defeat, ideology is left naked to face undeniable reality. Today this ideology is only useful to protect the corrupt and hide scandals. Power is never eternal, and for Kirchner it is finally running out.