My friends tease me, telling me I have to relax. But the truth is that we never know when these things might happen, and it's better to be prepared for the worst should the unwanted ever unfold.
The Chilean road to development should include and pursue both values: the ability to achieve goals, and get things done, and also to build a society of people connected with each other, with a sense of community and of common purpose.
Mexico City has developed a series of initiatives to better enable both Mexico City's government and our 20 million citizens to respond quickly to a deadly earthquake.
We must support and partner up with nonprofits, and bring our skills and resources to bear so we can all help make the lives of the most vulnerable people in our society more bearable.
At 11:34PM, the whole room began to shake for a couple of minutes. An hour later I still feel tremors.
In Hawaii, birthplace of the genetically modified papaya, a top restaurant launches a GMO-free menu.
On Friday, March 11, I was staying in a Santa Monica beach hotel. The phone rang at 6:00 a.m., a friend calling from down the hall to say we had to evacuate;
We must keep an open heart and not shut down and ignore the suffering of our fellow human beings in Japan. If we can offer our practice, service, or generosity to the victims then we no longer need to feel disempowered.
Growth has returned to the region and Latin America has emerged from the global crisis. Together, Latin America and Asia are two regions pulling the world out of economic crisis.
If Americans want to express their joy and admiration for Chile's heroic mine rescue, they can revisit Chile's current need for assistance to hundreds of thousands of quake and tsunami victims.
Haiti has rarely been a country that makes the news for the right reasons. But six months ago the whole world's attention was focused on this small C...
With so much evidence of depleting natural resources, toxic waste, climate change, irreparable harm to our food chain and rapidly increasing instances of natural disasters, why do we keep perpetuating the problem?
Some natural disasters are no more frequent nor severe than before, but cause far more damage due to population growth and urban migration
It is important to understand that international assistance may not always be needed or welcomed by that country. Currently Chile is allowing only very limited assistance following the February earthquake.
With the recent earthquakes in both Haiti and Chile, everyone wants to help, but many struggle with the best way to do so. Some measures can do more harm than good. Here's what you should consider.
The images from Chile remind us how transitory everything is in life. In moments like these, the only real thing is love, uniting us in shared embrace.