The one area where she would welcome change though is in teachers’ salaries, currently around $30 a month. Under Cuba’s complicated dual currency system, her wage is paid in local Cuban pesos. As such, her purchasing power is well below that of those earning money in the country’s hard currency, the ‘convertible peso’ or CUC.
“Neither cartoonists nor journalists should be required to exempt certain groups within society from this general rule when expressing their views. I don’t want to be protected from anybody’s views, especially not from those I find personally repugnant, because it’s often when finding yourself in violent disagreement with certain ideas that you’re best able to […]
“Japan clearly mobilised massive efforts to keep fisheries out of Cites,” Mark W Roberts, the senior counsel and policy adviser for the Environmental Investigation Agency, told the Associated Press. Japanese officials flooded the conference floor, offering advice to supportive delegates.
But size matters: if these green spaces are small and scattered, they won’t be as effective. Only 13% of urban trees in the UK are in areas bigger than 0.25 hectares; they need to be 10 to 35 hectares to support wildlife. We have to fight against the building of “hard squares” – the large, […]
‘I was sent videos of how he was acting on Geordie Shore. I’d never seen him like that because I’ve never watched the show. I couldn’t get my head around what had happened. I got messages saying he’d done this and that. It’s safe to say I lost it.’
The Warriors have intimated that, for Paschall to have a chance at the closing lineup next season, he’ll need to improve upon his 28.7% 3-point clip. Five days a week for the past several months, he has been at Chase Center working on shooting drills designed to help him heighten the arc of his shot […]
WHEDON: Because we were only going to glimpse the idea that they had already had it and that it was already in place and they were trying to preserve it. So, we felt was a way to give the audience something that they wanted. Something that we wanted and that they wanted too, and a […]
According to the German magazine Der Spiegel, German officials believe that a third of its nationals currently in the camps – a total of 27 men and women – are “capable of carrying out violent acts including terrorist attacks”. This, it says, explains the German government’s reluctance to bring them home.
Who was Cecil Rhodes and why is he so controversial? Cecil Rhodes, pictured, who died in 1902, was the founder of the De Beers diamond company who was accused of exploiting his black miners. He was also a proponent of racial segregation which led to the Apartheid strategy in South Africa
At a crucial juncture in debut director Teja Marni’s Telugu political-social drama Johaar (streaming on Aha), political leader Vijay Varma (Chaitanya Krishna) explains how funds can be gathered, or rather diverted from the allocated budget, with an analogy. If he’s in need of ₹100 and usurps the whole amount from his father, he’s likely to […]