Reusable shopping totes are part of a convenient and stylish way to shop.

Handcrafted with Love, Strong and Green

ChicaTotes are a product of Sorto.com and handwoven by artisans in El Salvador  You can see more crafts at Ilobasco.org. Called the "Ceramic Capital of the World" Ilobasco, El Salvador is a great place to interact with local artists. You will find beautiful ceramica fruits and vegetables, as well as "Sorpresas" - tiny scenes of every day life in miniature hand painted ceramic form.











Style Number CTS001   $24.95

Visit Salvadorena.org for More Information on El Salvadoran Recipes, Lifestyle, and Crafts

These baskets are made from recycled plastic and are ideal for going to the market, the beach, or shopping for just about anything. These totes are free standing and very strong - which is why every shopper in El Salvador has one. Unlike fabric bags, these won't fall apart, and unlike baskets made from dried grasses - these are washable and resist bacteria.


















Style Number CTS002   $24.95

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Style Number CTS003             $24.95


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Style Number CTS004               $24.95


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Style Number CTS005            $24.95


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Style Number CTL001    $29.95







Environmentally Friendly Shopping Totes

Sorto.com specializes in handcrafted art from the country of El Salvador.
These baskets are handwoven from  strands of recyled plastic. They are durable, and are used in daily life by the people of Central America for daily shopping. 
 
 

Ceramic Art : Sorpresa, Ceramic Fruit and Vegetables

  • Ceramic Fruits
  • Ceramic Vegetables
  • Ceramic Vases
  • Sorpresas
  • Ceramic Animals 
  • Ceramic Wind Chimes
 

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Help stock parents' diaper bags - WIBW
27 Sep 2015 at 9:05pm

WIBW

Help stock parents' diaper bags
WIBW
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- On Wednesday, Mayor Larry Wolgast signed a proclamation, declaring Sept. 28 through Oct. 4 as Diaper Awareness Week. Starting Monday, the Junior League of Topeka will start collecting for Shawnee County's first Diaper Bank, ...

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Local business lets you show your team spirit - WISH-TV
17 Sep 2015 at 8:56am

WISH-TV

Local business lets you show your team spirit
WISH-TV
colts Show your team pride and wear it well, with gear from Lil Fan! Lil Fan is a line of officially licensed Booster Seats, Diaper Bags & Seat Protectors for the NFL, MLB and College teams. President Jack Queally and Sales & Product Manager Kathleen ...


Suspected shoplifters with children use diaper bags to hide stolen items - cl...
10 Sep 2015 at 11:29pm

cleveland.com

Suspected shoplifters with children use diaper bags to hide stolen items
cleveland.com
FAIRVIEW PARK, Ohio ? Two Cleveland woman are accused of taking their babies to two Fairview Park stores, shoplifting, and then hiding the stolen merchandise in diaper bags. Natalie Wilt, 30, and Garbrielle Russell, 25, are charged with petty theft, ...


Parenting hack: An easy-peasy way to keep soft foods unbruised in diaper bags...
1 Sep 2015 at 6:51am

ChicagoNow (blog)

Parenting hack: An easy-peasy way to keep soft foods unbruised in diaper bags!
ChicagoNow (blog)
I love, love, love a good parenting hack. Some hacks are ideas I've known forever and others are new (at least to me)... either way, I love seeing the many ways they're shared with parents, nannies, and caregivers because they're always new to somebody ...


From diaper bags to disease management, Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship ...
10 Aug 2015 at 11:57am

Baltimore Sun

From diaper bags to disease management, Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship ...
Baltimore Sun
The Myers family, left to right: Cori Myers, 3, Jaden Myers, 8, Deondre' Robinson, 18, Tonika Myers and Cory Myers. Tonika and Cory Myers are a husband and wife team who are the inventors of Baggio, a smart diaper bag that can alert caretakers via ...


SANDbags ? The Ultimate Upcycled Bag - Growing Your Baby
9 Aug 2015 at 8:08pm

Growing Your Baby

SANDbags ? The Ultimate Upcycled Bag
Growing Your Baby
Upcycling goes beyond sustainability ? it is creating something new and possibly better than the original! SANDbags are the perfect example of upcycling done right. Designer Paulette Sand Gilbert uses a little ingenuity and imagination to repurpose ...


Carrie Underwood Shows Off Baby Isaiah's Diaper Bag - RTT News
27 Jun 2015 at 2:39pm

Carrie Underwood Shows Off Baby Isaiah's Diaper Bag
RTT News
"Our @CALIAbyCarrie totes, of course, are perfect for the gym, but they also make fantastic diaper bags! #MomLife," she wrote via Twitter. Featured in the pic is the Everyday Tote ($80). "You'll love traveling to and from yoga classes with the Calia by ...

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Carrie Underwood Shows Us Isaiah's Diaper Bag - Taste of Country
23 Jun 2015 at 2:08pm

Taste of Country

Carrie Underwood Shows Us Isaiah's Diaper Bag
Taste of Country
Apparently, Carrie Underwood's Calia by Carrie gym bags double as great diaper bags. Fans got a peek into the star's new life as a mom when she shared a photo on Twitter of baby Isaiah's diaper bag, which is actually an accessory from her fitness wear ...

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Review: Lassig Tender Messenger Diaper Bag for Dads - GeekDad (blog)
15 Jun 2015 at 6:12am

GeekDad (blog)

Review: Lassig Tender Messenger Diaper Bag for Dads
GeekDad (blog)
So when the good folks at Lassig asked if I wanted to check out one of their dad diaper bags, I jumped at the chance. A bag all my own, organized around the way my brain works, is a dream. The fact that it isn't flowery or bright orange or purse-like ...


What are some cute diaper bag alternatives - AsiaOne
17 May 2015 at 10:51pm

What are some cute diaper bag alternatives
AsiaOne
Diaper bags are usually roomy tote or duffel bags designed to store the namesake diapers, baby bottles and more. The kind of bag that is right for you really depends on your baby's age and particular needs. If you are worried that the available diaper ...


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?Beach Bags? help feed needy students - wtkr.com
17 Sep 2015 at 9:34am

?Beach Bags? help feed needy students
wtkr.com
Virginia Beach, Va. - Virginia Beach City Public Schools are taking action to help children who can't afford their own lunches. The VBCPS Parent Connection has created the Operation Beach Bags program to provide students with necessary food items for ...


9 Beach Bags For Every Kind Of Summer Woman, Because An Excuse To Buy Another...
11 Aug 2015 at 3:09pm

Bustle

9 Beach Bags For Every Kind Of Summer Woman, Because An Excuse To Buy Another ...
Bustle
Everyone's beach style, and beach needs, are different ? whether you're an "all I need is my bikini and my towel" kind of girl, or the "I need to make sure I have enough stuff with me to get me through the week" type, one of these nine beach bags will ...


Spanish Town Fining Beach Hogs - Yahoo Travel
10 Aug 2015 at 11:26am

Yahoo Travel

Spanish Town Fining Beach Hogs
Yahoo Travel
Police in Torrox, a resort town on the Costa del Sol in the Andalusian area of Southern Spain are now confiscating property ? towels and beach bags ? left to claim a spot on the beach. Owners of the property can get it back by paying a fee of 30 euros.

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from used umbrella to hand-crafted satchels, rimini rimini bags - Designboom
5 Aug 2015 at 4:29pm

Designboom

from used umbrella to hand-crafted satchels, rimini rimini bags
Designboom
with some minor persuasion, the two convinced ombrellificio magnani to re-route the fabrics from the bin to their studio, and rimini rimini was born. focusing primarily on nostalgic, hand-made beach bags and backpacks made with whatever happened to be ...


This year's beach must-haves have universal appeal - Regina Leader-Post (blog)
28 Jul 2015 at 1:56pm

Regina Leader-Post (blog)

This year's beach must-haves have universal appeal
Regina Leader-Post (blog)
But hey, they're interesting products, which are suitable for beaches anywhere, so here's their pitch for everything from the best beach umbrellas that don't require hole-digging, to lotions great for sunburns, to some of the biggest beach bags around ...


New tax at state parks begins Saturday - FOX CT
17 Jul 2015 at 1:15pm

FOX CT

New tax at state parks begins Saturday
FOX CT
MADISON, Conn. ? If you're spending time outdoors, pack some spare change with your beach bags and picnic baskets. State sales tax will be added to parking fees at three shoreline state parks for the first time this weekend. Beginning Saturday, a 6.35 ...

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Uber App Delivers Deal For Free Beach Bags Across Fairfield County - The Dail...
10 Jul 2015 at 5:00am

Uber App Delivers Deal For Free Beach Bags Across Fairfield County
The Daily Voice
Uber App Delivers Deal For Free Beach Bags Across Fairfield County. by Daily Voice 07/10/2015 business. Share; Tweet; Pin It; Email; Print; Comment. The Uber bag appears to be filled with sandals, headphones, a magazine, sunscreen and more.

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Uber unlocks beach bag deal for users in Fairfield County - WFSB
10 Jul 2015 at 4:51am

WFSB

Uber unlocks beach bag deal for users in Fairfield County
WFSB
The company said it will be delivering free beach bags filled with a variety of products like towels, magazines, headphones, sunglasses and more. The offer is no strings attached. Users simply have to open the Uber app between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., enter ...

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Uber to Give Away Beach Bags in Fairfield County: Report - NBC Connecticut
9 Jul 2015 at 7:22pm

NBC Connecticut

Uber to Give Away Beach Bags in Fairfield County: Report
NBC Connecticut
All you have to do is pull up the Uber app between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Friday, plug in the promo code "BEACHBAG" and request "BEACH BAGS." Uber will then deliver the bag to your location ? even if you don't schedule a ride. One bag will contain a gift ...

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Uber Deal for Fairfield County Residents - Hartford Courant
9 Jul 2015 at 2:19pm

Hartford Courant

Uber Deal for Fairfield County Residents
Hartford Courant
Open the Uber app between between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m; enter promo code "BEACHBAG" to unlock option and request "BEACH BAGS" to your location. (You don't need to schedule a ride.) An Uber brand ambassador will deliver a bag to your location.

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London's best shopping totes - Evening Standard
6 Mar 2014 at 7:48am

Evening Standard

London's best shopping totes
Evening Standard
You know how it works, you stop in the shops after work to pick up some bits and you realise you've forgotten to bring your own bag. Well no need to worry ? get one of these totes and keep in the bottom of your handbag for future emergencies.


BrightandBold.com Adds Omnisax Bags To Its Collection of Ecofriendly Reusable...
15 Feb 2013 at 9:52am

BrightandBold.com Adds Omnisax Bags To Its Collection of Ecofriendly Reusable ...
PR Web (press release)
BrightandBold.com, an ecofriendly online boutique, has added Omnisax Bags from Envirosax to it's popular collection of reusable shopping totes. BrightandBold.com is known as an online leader in reusable bags and green products. Omnisax Rolling Stone ...

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Seven totes for shopping in plastic-bag-free Toronto - Post City
11 Jun 2012 at 9:42am

Seven totes for shopping in plastic-bag-free Toronto
Post City
The fallout from last week's surprise council decision to ban single-use plastic shopping bags in Toronto continues. Mayor Rob Ford has called it ?the dumbest thing? council has done, and said yesterday that there's a legal challenge in the works ...

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What shopping totes should you invest in? - Inquirer.net (blog)
7 Jun 2012 at 11:35am

What shopping totes should you invest in?
Inquirer.net (blog)
If there is a bag style that works as an everyday all-around bag, it has to be the ?shopper? or the shopping tote. The shopper is usually an open tote with no zippers, either has short handles for crook-of-the-arm or hand-carry, or longer straps for ...

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Clean Reusable Totes, Or Risk Going Green - Green Prophet
29 May 2012 at 6:28am

Clean Reusable Totes, Or Risk Going Green
Green Prophet
Your reusable totes may be full of bacteria and can turn you seriously ?green?. Time to practice good bag hygiene. Researchers at the University of Arizona tested 84 reusable shopping totes and found over half were contaminated with harmful bacteria, ...


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Totes & Toes: Colorful accessories for beach time - New York Daily News
30 Jul 2013 at 8:42am

New York Daily News

Totes & Toes: Colorful accessories for beach time
New York Daily News
Photographer: Julia Xanthos. Stylist: Jessica King. Fashion Assistant: Tracy Brock. Comments. Post A Comment [ Discussion Guidelines]. To Post Comments Sign In · Could buying hassle-free concert tickets finally be at hand? You know the pain of buying ...

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ADDING MULTIMEDIA Brahmin Creates the Official Fashion's Night Out Tote - Bus...
16 Aug 2012 at 12:10am

ADDING MULTIMEDIA Brahmin Creates the Official Fashion's Night Out Tote
Business Wire (press release)
FAIRHAVEN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Brahmin, the luxury New England handbag company, celebrates Fashion's Night Out (FNO) for the third consecutive year by collaborating with the initiative to create the official, limited-edition FNO tote created ...

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CFDA Designers Customize ?You Can't Fake Fashion? Bags for Charity - Ecouterr...
20 Mar 2012 at 10:50am

CFDA Designers Customize ?You Can't Fake Fashion? Bags for Charity
Ecouterre (blog)
The bad news? They sold out within a half hour. The good: We've created a slideshow of "You Can't Fake Fashion" totes?each customized by one of our favorite Council of Fashion Designers of America designers?for your gawking pleasure. Above, an ...

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Sassi Designs Supplies New Fashion Totes and Duffels to Promotional Products ...
5 Mar 2012 at 1:30am

Sassi Designs Supplies New Fashion Totes and Duffels to Promotional Products ...
PR Web (press release)
Sassi Designs has joined ASI and SAGE to be a supplier of new and unique FASHION BAG designs for the Promotional Products Industry. The FASHION look of Sassi bags is a welcomed addition to the stale totes and duffels available to the industry today.

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Totes sweet - Sydney Morning Herald
11 Jan 2012 at 10:07pm

Totes sweet
Sydney Morning Herald
They say a picture is worth a thousand words but that's nothing compared with the epic tale of style, money and power expressed by woman's handbag. From a Mimco metal button tote to a Skipping Girl crochet beach basket, a woman's choice of bag is a ...

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This season, fashion dotes on totes - Ahwatukee Foothills News
23 Apr 2011 at 7:00pm

This season, fashion dotes on totes
Ahwatukee Foothills News
This product image courtesy of Alexander McQueen shows the Alexander McQueen Folk Tote. It can hold your iPad, wallet, makeup and umbrella _ maybe a sweater, too. The tote bag fits everything you need and more. (AP Photo/Alexander McQueen).

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Papaya Art's Giclee Canvases, Luxe Arm Candy Totes, Art Panel Prints, Journal...
30 Mar 2011 at 12:41am

Papaya Art's Giclee Canvases, Luxe Arm Candy Totes, Art Panel Prints, Journals ...
PR Web (press release)
In 2010, Deck My Dorm added Papaya's line of fashion totes, water bottles, journals, weekly planners, and spiral notebooks to their list of college dorm room essentials for girls, and now these items from Papaya as well as many other wall decor ...

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Residents' plea prompts veto on Thurrock recycling plant - Essex Enquirer
1 Oct 2015 at 3:43pm

Residents' plea prompts veto on Thurrock recycling plant
Essex Enquirer
Councillors were being asked to give retrospective permission for the site operated by Rekola Recycling on the Star Industrial after Council officers had stepped in to stop it operating. But despite acknowledging that their decision might cost 12 ...


Confusion over Waste Management cart delivery, pickup days continues in India...
1 Oct 2015 at 3:25pm

TCPalm

Confusion over Waste Management cart delivery, pickup days continues in Indian ...
TCPalm
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY ? One day after the county's new recycling and garbage system went into effect, many residents still were confused about cart delivery and pickup days. Residents called Waste Management of Florida with questions Thursday, ...


Fort Collins seeks input on recycling regulations - The Coloradoan
1 Oct 2015 at 3:24pm

The Coloradoan

Fort Collins seeks input on recycling regulations
The Coloradoan
Fort Collins residents can still weigh in on potential changes to a city ordinance concerning trash-collection and recycling services. An online questionnaire on proposed changes to the Community Recycling Ordinance, including adding multi-family and ...

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Fire engulfs recycling plant in Perth suburb of Bayswater - ABC Online
1 Oct 2015 at 3:19pm

ABC Online

Fire engulfs recycling plant in Perth suburb of Bayswater
ABC Online
About 50 firefighters have spent the night battling a blaze at a recycling plant in the Perth suburb of Bayswater. The fire started inside the premises of Transpacific on Collier Road about 5:00pm on Thursday. Firefighters used aerial platforms to help ...

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Malden to Receive $29000 Recycling Grant - Patch.com
1 Oct 2015 at 3:17pm

Malden to Receive $29000 Recycling Grant
Patch.com
Malden to Receive $29,000 Recycling Grant. Malden has been awarded a $29,000 recycling grant through the Sustainable Materials Recycling Program, which helps maximize recycling, composting, and waste reduction efforts. Of the grant funding awarded ...

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Paint Recycling More Convenient Under New Program - Maine Public Broadcasting
1 Oct 2015 at 3:13pm

Paint Recycling More Convenient Under New Program
Maine Public Broadcasting
AUGUSTA, Maine ? A new program is underway that aims to make paint recycling in Maine more convenient. Under legislation passed in 2013, a program is in place that allows Mainers to drop off unwanted paint at a number of retail paint businesses in the ...


New Zealand student is double finalist in Innovators competition for research...
1 Oct 2015 at 3:03pm

3ders.org (blog)

New Zealand student is double finalist in Innovators competition for research ...
3ders.org (blog)
Lionel Taito-Matamua's thesis project, entitled Renewing Materials: 3D Printing and Distributed Recycling Disrupting Samoa's Plastic Waste Stream, is a study into how 3D printing technology can create tools out of recycled plastic, which can in turn be ...


Recycling machinery manufacturer moves to West Chicago - Chicago Daily Herald
1 Oct 2015 at 2:48pm

Chicago Daily Herald

Recycling machinery manufacturer moves to West Chicago
Chicago Daily Herald
A worldwide manufacturer of machinery for the plastic, rubber and recycling industries has opened a new facility in West Chicago. Avian USA Machinery, LLC, opened its 35,000-square-foot North American headquarters at 1901 Powis Court this spring.

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Trap Hill Middle School Students Awarded For Recycling - WOAY-TV
1 Oct 2015 at 2:43pm

Trap Hill Middle School Students Awarded For Recycling
WOAY-TV
"I like the recycling aspect of it," says Tap Hill Middle School Teacher Kris Hudnall. "But the bigger part is when we do get the money for recycling, whether it's the big check or whether it's just a little check, we use that money then to fund ...


Grafton Gets Part of $1.4 Million Recycling Grant - Patch.com
1 Oct 2015 at 2:36pm

Patch.com

Grafton Gets Part of $1.4 Million Recycling Grant
Patch.com
Representative David K. Muradian, Jr., R-Grafton, announced that the Grafton and Upton will both be receiving funding through the Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) to help maximize recycling, composting and waste reduction programs.

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Op-ed: Healthy bacon? An environmental price - Journal and Courier
1 Oct 2015 at 2:45pm

Journal and Courier

Op-ed: Healthy bacon? An environmental price
Journal and Courier
Is bacon healthy? A recent front page story in the Journal & Courier features a doctor from Arnett IU Health Lafayette, who in partnership with a Purdue University professor is currently conducting clinical trials to study the effects of a high-fat ...


Tax status of environmental groups under microscope as standing committee sit...
1 Oct 2015 at 2:40pm

ABC Online

Tax status of environmental groups under microscope as standing committee sits ...
ABC Online
The tax status of environmental groups was under the microscope in Bowen yesterday as Federal Parliament's Standing Committee flew to Bowen to for a public hearing. It was not the first public hearing held by the committee during this inquiry, but it ...

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Court rules against environmental groups in farm data lawsuit - Agri-Pulse
1 Oct 2015 at 2:06pm

Court rules against environmental groups in farm data lawsuit
Agri-Pulse
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2015 - A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a coalition of consumer, environmental, and animal rights groups that could have made it easier for those groups to get information on livestock operations and ...

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The Return of China's Environmental Avenger - The Diplomat
1 Oct 2015 at 2:01pm

The Diplomat

The Return of China's Environmental Avenger
The Diplomat
As China rolls out plans to tackle one environmental challenge after another ? most recently Beijing pledged to initiate a nationwide cap-and-trade system for CO2 emissions in 2017 ? it is easy to swing wildly between exultation and despair ...


Inside an Environmental-Art Masterpiece ? for $200 a Night - New York Times
1 Oct 2015 at 1:54pm

New York Times

Inside an Environmental-Art Masterpiece ? for $200 a Night
New York Times
For all its dazzling beauty ? and there's plenty ? there is also something inscrutable about Opus 40, the 6.5-acre environmental sculpture in Saugerties, N.Y., which visitors can explore for 10 dollars' admission. After all, how does one begin to ...


CenterPoint Energy ranks high as Environmental Champion in Utility Trusted .....
1 Oct 2015 at 1:31pm

CenterPoint Energy ranks high as Environmental Champion in Utility Trusted ...
PR Newswire (press release)
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CenterPoint Energy ranked third among the largest Midwest Region natural gas utilities in the U.S. and was named an Environmental Champion by Cogent? Reports. The Environmental Champions list was ...

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CenterPoint Energy ranks high as Environmental Champion in Utility Trusted .....
1 Oct 2015 at 1:31pm

CenterPoint Energy ranks high as Environmental Champion in Utility Trusted ...
MarketWatch
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CenterPoint Energy ranked third among the largest Midwest Region natural gas utilities in the U.S. and was named an Environmental Champion by Cogent? Reports. The Environmental Champions list was ...

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Bipartisan Environmental Leaders' Message to Congress: Reauthorize ... - Huff...
1 Oct 2015 at 1:29pm

Huffington Post

Bipartisan Environmental Leaders' Message to Congress: Reauthorize ...
Huffington Post
Despite last-minute efforts of senators from both parties, Congress last night allowed the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to expire, halting 50 years of providing nature's benefits to Americans. This was a colossal mistake. And we at the ...

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Fundraising shopping bags a Northland first - Scoop.co.nz (press release)
30 Sep 2015 at 4:09pm

Fundraising shopping bags a Northland first
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
The reusable bags are a Northland idea and a new, local dimension to the national campaign, which raises funds for dedicated children's hospitals and wards throughout New Zealand. An initial run of 1000 of the new bags has been printed and distributed ...


State briefs: Houston Zoo to stop use of plastic bags at gift shops - Your Ho...
30 Sep 2015 at 5:15am

Your Houston News

State briefs: Houston Zoo to stop use of plastic bags at gift shops
Your Houston News
HOUSTON ? The Houston Zoo has announced that it will no longer use plastic bags in its two gift shops, instead opting for reusable bags. Officials said in a statement Monday the zoo's aim in its partnership with Service Systems Associates is to keep ...

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Houston Zoo to Stop Use of Plastic Bags at Gift Shops - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
29 Sep 2015 at 7:25am

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Houston Zoo to Stop Use of Plastic Bags at Gift Shops
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
The Houston Zoo has announced that it will no longer use plastic bags in its two gift shops, instead opting for reusable bags. Officials said in a statement Monday the zoo's aim in its partnership with Service Systems Associates is to keep some 80,000 ...

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Houston Zoo to stop use of plastic bags at gift shops - 12NewsNow.Com
29 Sep 2015 at 5:59am

Houston Zoo to stop use of plastic bags at gift shops
12NewsNow.Com
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Zoo has announced that it will no longer use plastic bags in its two gift shops, instead opting for reusable bags. Officials said in a statement Monday the zoo's aim in its partnership with Service Systems Associates is to ...

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Houston Zoo to stop use of plastic bags at gift shops - Bryan-College Station...
29 Sep 2015 at 12:18am

Houston Zoo to stop use of plastic bags at gift shops
Bryan-College Station Eagle
HOUSTON (AP) ? The Houston Zoo has announced that it will no longer use plastic bags in its two gift shops, instead opting for reusable bags. Officials said in a statement Monday the zoo's aim in its partnership with Service Systems Associates is to ...

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Houston Zoo to stop use of plastic bags at gift shops - The Baytown Sun
29 Sep 2015 at 12:16am

Houston Zoo to stop use of plastic bags at gift shops
The Baytown Sun
HOUSTON (AP) ? The Houston Zoo has announced that it will no longer use plastic bags in its two gift shops, instead opting for reusable bags. Officials said in a statement Monday the zoo's aim in its partnership with Service Systems Associates is to ...

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Houston Zoo to stop use of plastic bags at gift shops - Jacksonville Daily Pr...
29 Sep 2015 at 12:15am

Houston Zoo to stop use of plastic bags at gift shops
Jacksonville Daily Progress
HOUSTON (AP) ? The Houston Zoo has announced that it will no longer use plastic bags in its two gift shops, instead opting for reusable bags. Officials said in a statement Monday the zoo's aim in its partnership with Service Systems Associates is to ...

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Houston Zoo to stop use of plastic bags at gift shops - Odessa American
29 Sep 2015 at 12:12am

Houston Zoo to stop use of plastic bags at gift shops
Odessa American
HOUSTON (AP) ? The Houston Zoo has announced that it will no longer use plastic bags in its two gift shops, instead opting for reusable bags. Officials said in a statement Monday the zoo's aim in its partnership with Service Systems Associates is to ...

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Houston Zoo to stop use of plastic bags at gift shops - Laredo Morning Times
29 Sep 2015 at 12:11am

Houston Zoo to stop use of plastic bags at gift shops
Laredo Morning Times
HOUSTON (AP) ? The Houston Zoo has announced that it will no longer use plastic bags in its two gift shops, instead opting for reusable bags. Officials said in a statement Monday the zoo's aim in its partnership with Service Systems Associates is to ...

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Igloo Introduces Market, a New Line of Insulated Grocery Totes - PR Web (pres...
14 Mar 2014 at 7:05am

Igloo Introduces Market, a New Line of Insulated Grocery Totes
PR Web (press release)
Igloo Products Corp., the number one cooler manufacturer worldwide, has introduced a new line of insulated grocery totes. The Igloo Market line features reusable, thermal insulated totes designed for trips to the grocery store or farmer's market for ...

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Bacteria In Reusable Bags: 7 Tips To Keep Your Totes Clean (PHOTOS) - Huffing...
26 Apr 2012 at 9:01am

Bacteria In Reusable Bags: 7 Tips To Keep Your Totes Clean (PHOTOS)
Huffington Post Canada
We're willing to bet you don't wash your grocery totes -- a study released this month revealed that only 15 per cent of North Americans do. Here's another lovely statistic for you: A 2010 study found coliform bacteria -- a type of bacteria found in our ...

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Sales from US organic farms hit $5.5 billion - Western Producer (subscription)
1 Oct 2015 at 3:17pm

Sales from US organic farms hit $5.5 billion
Western Producer (subscription)
Sales of organic eggs, which are laid by hens raised without cages, totaled $420 million. Demand for organic food, from fruit and vegetables to meat and grain, has risen steadily in the past decade as shoppers have become more concerned about ...

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Organic Farm Sales Are Booming&&And No Prizes For Guessing Which State Is ... - ...
1 Oct 2015 at 12:48pm

Co.Exist

Organic Farm Sales Are Booming&&And No Prizes For Guessing Which State Is ...
Co.Exist
But almost half of all organic farms sell at least some products without a middleman. Whether it's worth paying a premium for organic food is a personal choice. But it's surely healthy, economically as much as anything, to have a greater diversity of ...

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Organic Diet Reduced Children's Exposure to Pesticides - Environmental Workin...
1 Oct 2015 at 12:07pm

Organic Diet Reduced Children's Exposure to Pesticides
Environmental Working Group (blog)
In both communities, the amount of pesticides in the children, as measured by breakdown products (metabolites), plummeted after they switched to organic food. Metabolites of two neurotoxic organophosphate pesticides dropped by an average of 40 percent ...


Get Involved Spotlight: Farmshare Austin - KUT
1 Oct 2015 at 10:09am

Get Involved Spotlight: Farmshare Austin
KUT
We envision a future of resilient local food economies that provide farmers with livable incomes, value the resources needed to farm, and ensure organic food access. We achieve this vision by operating an intensive educational program, Farmer Starter, ...


How about something healthy? - mydigitalfc.com
1 Oct 2015 at 8:37am

How about something healthy?
mydigitalfc.com
Our goal is to increase demand for organic food by offering convenience, affordability, great quality and authenticity,? says Kapoor, who plans to strengthen their operations by selling through various retail stores in Delhi. She has plans to soon ship ...


Whole Foods Will No Longer Sell Inmate Made Products - Food World News
1 Oct 2015 at 5:41am

Food World News

Whole Foods Will No Longer Sell Inmate Made Products
Food World News
Whole Foods has always been known to provide quality and organic food to the public and recently, an uprising came across the company when a protest happened outside its Houston store. It was due to their recent announcement that they will stop selling ...

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Victoria launches organic pasta sauce line - just-food.com (subscription)
1 Oct 2015 at 5:36am

Victoria launches organic pasta sauce line
just-food.com (subscription)
US group Victoria Fine Foods is launching an organic pasta sauce line that will hit shelves throughout the country this autumn. The new line features four varieties: organic pomodoro, organic tomato herb, organic arrabiata, and organic toasted garlic.


Buyer Beware: Your food may be laced with banned pesticides - indiatvnews.com
1 Oct 2015 at 1:38am

indiatvnews.com

Buyer Beware: Your food may be laced with banned pesticides
indiatvnews.com
New Delhi: Vegetables, fruits and even organic food available at your nearest retail outlets may contain residues of banned pesticides in them. A recent report released by the Ministry of Agriculture has found traces of banned pesticides in samples ...

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Grace Carey: "Organic" and "healthy" are not synonymous - The Michigan Daily
30 Sep 2015 at 9:42pm

Grace Carey: "Organic" and "healthy" are not synonymous
The Michigan Daily
For me, it came down to the research, and there is absolutely no evidence that the organic food one can buy at Whole Foods is better for you than the organic food purchased at a conventional grocery store. There are plenty of resources in Ann Arbor ...


Be part of a passionate trail of food in the state - Goa com
30 Sep 2015 at 9:52pm

Be part of a passionate trail of food in the state
Goa com
"We will take a tour of Natasha Mac's organic garden and see how organic food is not only healthy but very tasty too," said Mascarenhas, curator of the Goa trail, who is also a TV host, author and critic of culinary preparations. Mascarenhas will then ...

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El Salvador private pension funds Will they soon be history - Business News A...
1 Oct 2015 at 2:19pm

El Salvador private pension funds Will they soon be history
Business News Americas (subscription)
The proposal for reform of the pension system in El Salvador, the details of which are still not known, could amount ... Subscriber-Only Content. BNamericas develops thousands of news articles, analyses and features every month, always concentrating on ...

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UW Human Rights Center will sue CIA for stonewalling information request on ....
1 Oct 2015 at 2:13pm

seattlepi.com (blog)

UW Human Rights Center will sue CIA for stonewalling information request on ...
seattlepi.com (blog)
A University of Washington human rights project is suing the Central Intelligence Agency for refusing to declassify and turn over documents relating to the U.S. role in El Salvador's civil war and involvement in massacres by a retired Salvadorian ...


MEMO sends 61st container, complete with ambulance, to El SalvadorHEALTH - Tb...
1 Oct 2015 at 1:14pm

MEMO sends 61st container, complete with ambulance, to El SalvadorHEALTH
Tbnewswatch.com
The Medical Equipment Modernization Opportunity's 61st container is on its way to Tutultepeque, El Salvador, a rural and mountainous town about an hour-and-a-half from the capital San Salvador. MEMO president Jerome Harvey said the ambulance, ...


Forget Perception Issues, Nearshore Must Focus on Central America's Value - N...
1 Oct 2015 at 7:06am

Forget Perception Issues, Nearshore Must Focus on Central America's Value
Nearshore Americas
Equally, headlines associated with El Salvador in recent weeks have been less than positive for BPO investors. With gang violence escalating to what some news agencies have reported to be the highest since the country's civil war in the 1980s (one ...


They Had A Million-Dollar Idea About Better Day Care In Urban Slums - GPB
1 Oct 2015 at 5:55am

GPB

They Had A Million-Dollar Idea About Better Day Care In Urban Slums
GPB
In between the seminars and the awards ceremony, the team raised $58,000 on Indiegogo and built a center in La Cuchilla, El Salvador with the help of TECHO, an NGO that specializes in transitional housing in Latin America. They chose a caregiver in the ...

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Find Salvadoran comfort food on Eastway - Charlotte Observer
1 Oct 2015 at 5:43am

Charlotte Observer

Find Salvadoran comfort food on Eastway
Charlotte Observer
?In Guatemala (and probably El Salvador) people will say that they haven't really eaten unless they've had tortillas of this kind with a meal. In rural areas especially, it's common to eat six or more per sitting.? A few folding tables and chairs line ...

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Where to find pupusas in Philadelphia - PhillyVoice.com
1 Oct 2015 at 3:07am

PhillyVoice.com

Where to find pupusas in Philadelphia
PhillyVoice.com
"Pupusas are very, very popular in El Salvador," Villanueva explained. "Neighbors around here get curious. 'What's a pupusa? What's in it?' And I try to make the time to give them the right information. Because it's new for a lot of people around here.".


To control drugs, accept failure of 'war on drugs' - OCRegister
1 Oct 2015 at 12:02am

OCRegister

To control drugs, accept failure of 'war on drugs'
OCRegister
FILE - In this March 7, 2014 file photo, a member of the Salvadoran National Police walks next to symbol of the "Mara Salvatrucha" gang painted on a wall during an anti-gang operative in San Salvador, El Salvador. Public Safety Minister Ricardo Perdomo ...


Breaking plaque: ASU engineers to build mobile dental clinic - The State Press
30 Sep 2015 at 8:05pm

The State Press

Breaking plaque: ASU engineers to build mobile dental clinic
The State Press
Sara Mantlik, mechanical engineering senior and project manager for the Engineering Smiles EPICS team, traveled to El Salvador last August on a mission trip and witnessed the conditions local dentists worked in. ?When we were there, there were four ...



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Should Brazils central bank hike interest rates - Business News Americas (sub...
1 Oct 2015 at 12:43pm

Should Brazils central bank hike interest rates
Business News Americas (subscription)
Including news and insight from South America, Central America and the Caribbean, BNamericas includes insight and forecasts for business opportunities in Mexico. The business development service focuses on major projects, active companies, such as ...

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Rose Town traveller blooms on global stage - Stuff.co.nz
1 Oct 2015 at 12:19pm

Stuff.co.nz

Rose Town traveller blooms on global stage
Stuff.co.nz
A former Waikato resident is this week on the catwalk in Central America for a fashion event in front of an international audience. Saffron Broom, who grew up in Te Awamutu, is one of 30 models picked from 400 who auditioned for Nicaragua Diseņa.


Best Western Announces Partnership with Booking.com - PR Web (press release)
1 Oct 2015 at 4:00am

Best Western Announces Partnership with Booking.com
PR Web (press release)
Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced its new Americas partnership agreement to distribute Best Western branded hotels on Booking.com. The agreement allows the company's properties in North America, South America, Central America and Mexico to ...

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Daisuki Announces International "One-Punch Man" Streaming Schedule - Crunchyr...
1 Oct 2015 at 9:10am

Crunchyroll News

Daisuki Announces International "One-Punch Man" Streaming Schedule
Crunchyroll News
Daisuki has announced the international streaming schedule for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of One-Punch Man, a comedic super hero manga by One and Yusuke Murata about an unassuming but unbelievably powerful hobbyist hero who defeats ...

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Forget Perception Issues, Nearshore Must Focus on Central America's Value - N...
1 Oct 2015 at 7:06am

Forget Perception Issues, Nearshore Must Focus on Central America's Value
Nearshore Americas
Despite the issues facing Guatemala and El Salvador, Ovum believes that all is not lost for Central America's ongoing prospects for contact center nearshore delivery. In the case of Guatemala's political upheaval, the precedent of Honduras's post ...


Central American leaders say UN must be democratized to tackle today's crises...
1 Oct 2015 at 6:49am

Central American leaders say UN must be democratized to tackle today's crises
New Kerala
As the annual high-level segment of the General Assembly entered its third day, leaders from Central America stressed reform of United Nations institutions and the urgent need to bolster multilateral relations between States. Calling for urgent ...

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Super El Niņo and climate change putting millions at risk of hunger - Oxfam A...
1 Oct 2015 at 6:20am

Super El Niņo and climate change putting millions at risk of hunger
Oxfam America (press release) (blog)
In Entering Uncharted Waters: El Niņo and the threat to food security, Oxfam warns that crops have already failed in Southern Africa and Central America, driving up the price of corn on local markets. Ethiopia and parts of South East Asia are suffering ...

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Daisuki Reveals Territories, Premiere Date for One-Punch Man Stream - Anime N...
1 Oct 2015 at 5:00am

Daisuki Reveals Territories, Premiere Date for One-Punch Man Stream
Anime News Network
Daisuki will stream the series in North America, Central America, and Latin America with English, Latin American Spanish, and Portuguese subtitles. The site will stream the series in Europe with English and French subtitles, and then with Italian ...

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Best Western Announces Partnership with Booking.com - Press Release Rocket
1 Oct 2015 at 4:50am

Best Western Announces Partnership with Booking.com
Press Release Rocket
Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced its new Americas partnership agreement to distribute Best Western branded hotels on Booking.com. The agreement allows the company's properties in North America, South America, Central America and Mexico to ...

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Bring new, used shoes to community prayer breakfast - nwitimes.com
1 Oct 2015 at 4:34am

Bring new, used shoes to community prayer breakfast
nwitimes.com
In 1999, Purdy first traveled through Central America and saw children painting tar on the soles of their bare feet so they could run a race during their village's festival. She was shocked to learn they'd never owned a pair of shoes. When she returned ...



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Should Brazils central bank hike interest rates - Business News Americas (sub...
1 Oct 2015 at 12:43pm

Should Brazils central bank hike interest rates
Business News Americas (subscription)
Including news and insight from South America, Central America and the Caribbean, BNamericas includes insight and forecasts for business opportunities in Mexico. The business development service focuses on major projects, active companies, such as ...

and more »

Rose Town traveller blooms on global stage - Stuff.co.nz
1 Oct 2015 at 12:19pm

Stuff.co.nz

Rose Town traveller blooms on global stage
Stuff.co.nz
A former Waikato resident is this week on the catwalk in Central America for a fashion event in front of an international audience. Saffron Broom, who grew up in Te Awamutu, is one of 30 models picked from 400 who auditioned for Nicaragua Diseņa.


Best Western Announces Partnership with Booking.com - PR Web (press release)
1 Oct 2015 at 4:00am

Best Western Announces Partnership with Booking.com
PR Web (press release)
Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced its new Americas partnership agreement to distribute Best Western branded hotels on Booking.com. The agreement allows the company's properties in North America, South America, Central America and Mexico to ...

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Daisuki Announces International "One-Punch Man" Streaming Schedule - Crunchyr...
1 Oct 2015 at 9:10am

Crunchyroll News

Daisuki Announces International "One-Punch Man" Streaming Schedule
Crunchyroll News
Daisuki has announced the international streaming schedule for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of One-Punch Man, a comedic super hero manga by One and Yusuke Murata about an unassuming but unbelievably powerful hobbyist hero who defeats ...

and more »

Forget Perception Issues, Nearshore Must Focus on Central America's Value - N...
1 Oct 2015 at 7:06am

Forget Perception Issues, Nearshore Must Focus on Central America's Value
Nearshore Americas
Despite the issues facing Guatemala and El Salvador, Ovum believes that all is not lost for Central America's ongoing prospects for contact center nearshore delivery. In the case of Guatemala's political upheaval, the precedent of Honduras's post ...


Central American leaders say UN must be democratized to tackle today's crises...
1 Oct 2015 at 6:49am

Central American leaders say UN must be democratized to tackle today's crises
New Kerala
As the annual high-level segment of the General Assembly entered its third day, leaders from Central America stressed reform of United Nations institutions and the urgent need to bolster multilateral relations between States. Calling for urgent ...

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Super El Niņo and climate change putting millions at risk of hunger - Oxfam A...
1 Oct 2015 at 6:20am

Super El Niņo and climate change putting millions at risk of hunger
Oxfam America (press release) (blog)
In Entering Uncharted Waters: El Niņo and the threat to food security, Oxfam warns that crops have already failed in Southern Africa and Central America, driving up the price of corn on local markets. Ethiopia and parts of South East Asia are suffering ...

and more »

Daisuki Reveals Territories, Premiere Date for One-Punch Man Stream - Anime N...
1 Oct 2015 at 5:00am

Daisuki Reveals Territories, Premiere Date for One-Punch Man Stream
Anime News Network
Daisuki will stream the series in North America, Central America, and Latin America with English, Latin American Spanish, and Portuguese subtitles. The site will stream the series in Europe with English and French subtitles, and then with Italian ...

and more »

Best Western Announces Partnership with Booking.com - Press Release Rocket
1 Oct 2015 at 4:50am

Best Western Announces Partnership with Booking.com
Press Release Rocket
Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced its new Americas partnership agreement to distribute Best Western branded hotels on Booking.com. The agreement allows the company's properties in North America, South America, Central America and Mexico to ...

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Bring new, used shoes to community prayer breakfast - nwitimes.com
1 Oct 2015 at 4:34am

Bring new, used shoes to community prayer breakfast
nwitimes.com
In 1999, Purdy first traveled through Central America and saw children painting tar on the soles of their bare feet so they could run a race during their village's festival. She was shocked to learn they'd never owned a pair of shoes. When she returned ...


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The Fight Against Uber Is Getting Violent In Brazil - TechCrunch
1 Oct 2015 at 3:01pm

TechCrunch

The Fight Against Uber Is Getting Violent In Brazil
TechCrunch
Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes signed a bill yesterday banning Uber in the host city of the 2016 Olympics, and São Paulo is also on the verge of banning the service for operating as an unregulated transportation service. Uber has over 5,000 ...

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Rio Olympic ticket prices stay put as Brazil currency tumbles - MLive.com
1 Oct 2015 at 2:05pm

MLive.com

Rio Olympic ticket prices stay put as Brazil currency tumbles
MLive.com
Children play in a water fountain next to Olympic rings at Madureira Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Some foreign ticket buyers for next year's Rio Olympics are paying higher prices than they should, failing to benefit from the steep decline in the ...

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Brazil surprises as rally extends - Reuters
1 Oct 2015 at 1:50pm

Brazil surprises as rally extends
Reuters
NEW YORK, Oct 1 (IFR) - Brazilian bonds enjoyed a second day of higher prices Thursday, defying negative sentiment in the broader markets and turning a blind eye to the country's ugly fundamentals. Bonds were 1.5-4.0 points higher on the day in the ...

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Brazil's Caixa Delays Insurance Unit IPO on Market Conditions - Bloomberg
1 Oct 2015 at 1:27pm

Brazil's Caixa Delays Insurance Unit IPO on Market Conditions
Bloomberg
Caixa Economica Federal, Brazil's second-biggest state-owned bank, postponed an initial public offering for its insurance unit. ?Current market conditions? were cited by the Brasilia-based company Thursday in an e-mailed statement. Caixa Seguridade ...

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Haiti and Brazil Hit the 'Ville set for Oct. 4 - Wicked Local Somerville
1 Oct 2015 at 1:23pm

Haiti and Brazil Hit the 'Ville set for Oct. 4
Wicked Local Somerville
Haiti and Brazil Hit the 'Ville will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 4 on the Union Square Plaza, 70 Union Square. The festival will bring together two of the largest groups within the wider Somerville community that are both served by the SomerVIVA ...


Brazil lower house speaker under pressure over Swiss accounts - GlobalPost
1 Oct 2015 at 1:20pm

Brazil lower house speaker under pressure over Swiss accounts
GlobalPost
BRASILIA (Reuters) - A group of lawmakers called for the resignation of the speaker of Brazil's lower house of Congress Eduardo Cunha on Thursday after Switzerland provided Brazilian prosecutors with details of Swiss bank accounts in his name. Cunha ...

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Brazil lower house speaker under pressure over Swiss accounts - Yahoo News
1 Oct 2015 at 1:19pm

Yahoo News

Brazil lower house speaker under pressure over Swiss accounts
Yahoo News
The office of Brazil's top prosecutor said on Wednesday it received from its Swiss counterpart information on bank accounts held by Cunha and family members that were investigated on the suspicion of corruption and money laundering. Switzerland handed ...

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Report: Gun-toting ref won't be punished - ESPN FC
1 Oct 2015 at 1:07pm

ESPN FC

Report: Gun-toting ref won't be punished
ESPN FC
Murta, meanwhile, told ESPN Brazil that he acted in self-defense after he was reportedly kicked and slapped during an amateur game last weekend outside of Belo Horizonte, while a manager ran on the pitch to demand a red card. "I got slapped in the face ...

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Brazil lower house speaker under pressure over Swiss accounts - Reuters
1 Oct 2015 at 1:05pm

Brazil lower house speaker under pressure over Swiss accounts
Reuters
BRASILIA Oct 1 A group of lawmakers called for the resignation of the speaker of Brazil's lower house of Congress Eduardo Cunha on Thursday after Switzerland provided Brazilian prosecutors with details of Swiss bank accounts in his name. Cunha, who has ...

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Central, South American M&A At Lowest Level In 10 Years Despite Global Boom - ...
1 Oct 2015 at 12:21pm

Benzinga

Central, South American M&A At Lowest Level In 10 Years Despite Global Boom
Benzinga
A new Mergermarket report shows the world on pace for a record level of M&A activity in 2015. Through the first three quarters, the world has witnessed $2.87 trillion in M&A deals. Despite the boom, slumping oil prices have led to a rapid decline in M ...

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US adds two macaws to endangered species list - Phys.Org
1 Oct 2015 at 12:20pm

Phys.Org

US adds two macaws to endangered species list
Phys.Org
The listing "ensures that US citizens and individuals subject to the jurisdiction of the United States do not contribute to the further decline of these species," said the FWS statement. The military macaw is found in tropical forests in Mexico and ...

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US adds two macaws to endangered species list - The Tico Times
1 Oct 2015 at 12:02pm

The Tico Times

US adds two macaws to endangered species list
The Tico Times
MIAMI ? Poaching and habitat loss have landed the military macaw (Ara militaris) and the great green macaw (Ara ambiguus), two birds typically found in Central and South America, on the U.S. endangered species list, officials said Thursday. ?Both ...

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Central, South American M&A At Lowest Level In Ten Years Despite Global Boom -...
1 Oct 2015 at 12:00pm

Benzinga

Central, South American M&A At Lowest Level In Ten Years Despite Global Boom
Benzinga
A new Mergermarket report shows the world on pace for a record level of M&A activity in 2015. Through the first three quarters, the world has witnessed $2.87 trillion in M&A deals. Despite the boom, slumping oil prices have led to a rapid decline in M ...

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Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies tops UCI America's Tour standings, helped ...
1 Oct 2015 at 11:33am

Canadian Cycling Magazine (blog)

Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies tops UCI America's Tour standings, helped ...
Canadian Cycling Magazine (blog)
Canada's Mike Woods, seen here racing in the 2015 UCI road world championships in Richmond, Virginia, helped make Optum the season's best team in North or South America with his legendary climbing strength. The wind-down of the 2015 season has ...


US adds two macaws to endangered species list - Yahoo News UK
1 Oct 2015 at 11:29am

Yahoo News UK

US adds two macaws to endangered species list
Yahoo News UK
Poaching and habitat loss have landed the military macaw and the great green macaw, two birds typically found in Central and South America, on the US endangered species list, officials said Thursday. "Both macaws are at risk of extinction throughout ...

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US adds two macaws to endangered species list - GlobalPost
1 Oct 2015 at 11:04am

US adds two macaws to endangered species list
GlobalPost
Poaching and habitat loss have landed the military macaw and the great green macaw, two birds typically found in Central and South America, on the US endangered species list, officials said Thursday. "Both macaws are at risk of extinction throughout ...

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The mounting paralysis of Latin America's Left (Part 1) - Open Democracy
1 Oct 2015 at 10:06am

Open Democracy

The mounting paralysis of Latin America's Left (Part 1)
Open Democracy
In trouble across Europe ? only in Italy, where the centre-right was humiliated by various euro-related disasters, are the social democrats still in a position of relative strength ? the Left's only (supposed) success story has been in South America ...


Report: US, Mexico Winds Continued Below Normal Trend During Q2 - North Ameri...
1 Oct 2015 at 10:03am

North American Windpower

Report: US, Mexico Winds Continued Below Normal Trend During Q2
North American Windpower
As for Mexico, AWS notes that most of northern Mexico experienced winds less than 10% to 20% below the norm. Strongly above-normal wind speeds persisted to the south from the Yucatan Peninsula down through South America and into northern Brazil as ...

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Google Cloud Platform opening new data center for East Coast customers - ZDNet
1 Oct 2015 at 9:38am

ZDNet

Google Cloud Platform opening new data center for East Coast customers
ZDNet
Google now has more than a dozen data center locations scattered across North America, South America, Europe and Asia. The Berkeley County, South Carolina facility will initially support Google Compute Engine, Google Cloud Storage and Google Cloud ...

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Jane Fonda Sells New Mexico Ranch Listed at $19.5 Million - ABC News
1 Oct 2015 at 3:44pm

Jane Fonda Sells New Mexico Ranch Listed at $19.5 Million
ABC News
Jane Fonda's ranch in northern New Mexico has finally sold after going on the market more than a year ago. The Swan Land Co. of Bozeman, Montana, confirmed Thursday that the actress's Forked Lightning Ranch just north of Santa Fe has a buyer.

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JetBlue launches Mexico City service - Sun Sentinel
1 Oct 2015 at 3:18pm

Sun Sentinel

JetBlue launches Mexico City service
Sun Sentinel
On Thursday, JetBlue also launched nonstop service between Orlando and Mexico City. "Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood is our third-largest station and it's been our fastest growing airport for the last several years," said Dave Clark, JetBlue's vice president ...

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Telco unit of Mexico's Alfa to merge with Axtel - Reuters
1 Oct 2015 at 2:23pm

Telco unit of Mexico's Alfa to merge with Axtel
Reuters
MEXICO CITY Oct 1 Mexican telecommunications firms Alestra, a unit of industrial conglomerate Alfa, and Axtel announced they would merge on Thursday to better rival Carlos Slim's America Movil, which currently dominates the market. Axtel would remain ...


Mexico's 'cooking nun' takes TV shot to pay order's debts - UpNorthLive.com
1 Oct 2015 at 1:49pm

UpNorthLive.com

Mexico's 'cooking nun' takes TV shot to pay order's debts
UpNorthLive.com
Sixty-eight-year-old Florinda Ruiz Carapia, better known as "Hermana Flor," poses for a photo in the kitchen of her convent, the Pontifical Palafoxiano Seminary, in Puebla, Mexico, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. Hermana Flor has become one of the five ...

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Mexico's 'cooking nun' takes TV shot to pay order's debts - Fox11online.com
1 Oct 2015 at 1:49pm

Fox11online.com

Mexico's 'cooking nun' takes TV shot to pay order's debts
Fox11online.com
Sixty-eight-year-old Florinda Ruiz Carapia, better known as "Hermana Flor," poses for a photo in the kitchen of her convent, the Pontifical Palafoxiano Seminary, in Puebla, Mexico, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. Hermana Flor has become one of the five ...

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Mexico's 'cooking nun' takes TV shot to pay order's debts - WNWO NBC 24
1 Oct 2015 at 1:48pm

WNWO NBC 24

Mexico's 'cooking nun' takes TV shot to pay order's debts
WNWO NBC 24
Sixty-eight-year-old Florinda Ruiz Carapia, better known as "Hermana Flor," poses for a photo in the kitchen of her convent, the Pontifical Palafoxiano Seminary, in Puebla, Mexico, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. Hermana Flor has become one of the five ...

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Mexico's 'cooking nun' takes TV shot to pay order's debts - KTUL
1 Oct 2015 at 1:48pm

KTUL

Mexico's 'cooking nun' takes TV shot to pay order's debts
KTUL
Sixty-eight-year-old Florinda Ruiz Carapia, better known as "Hermana Flor," poses for a photo in the kitchen of her convent, the Pontifical Palafoxiano Seminary, in Puebla, Mexico, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. Hermana Flor has become one of the five ...

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Mexico's 'cooking nun' takes TV shot to pay order's debts - WACH.com
1 Oct 2015 at 1:46pm

WACH.com

Mexico's 'cooking nun' takes TV shot to pay order's debts
WACH.com
Sixty-eight-year-old Florinda Ruiz Carapia, better known as "Hermana Flor," poses for a photo in the kitchen of her convent, the Pontifical Palafoxiano Seminary, in Puebla, Mexico, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. Hermana Flor has become one of the five ...

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Mexico's 'cooking nun' takes TV shot to pay order's debts - WJLA
1 Oct 2015 at 1:45pm

WJLA

Mexico's 'cooking nun' takes TV shot to pay order's debts
WJLA
Sixty-eight-year-old Florinda Ruiz Carapia, better known as "Hermana Flor," poses for a photo in the kitchen of her convent, the Pontifical Palafoxiano Seminary, in Puebla, Mexico, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. Hermana Flor has become one of the five ...

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Mexico's 'cooking nun' takes TV shot to pay order's debts - KGBT-TV
1 Oct 2015 at 1:45pm

KGBT-TV

Mexico's 'cooking nun' takes TV shot to pay order's debts
KGBT-TV
Sixty-eight-year-old Florinda Ruiz Carapia, better known as "Hermana Flor," poses for a photo in the kitchen of her convent, the Pontifical Palafoxiano Seminary, in Puebla, Mexico, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. Hermana Flor has become one of the five ...

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Simulating Path of 'Magma Mush' Inside an Active Volcano - Newswise (press re...
1 Oct 2015 at 2:43pm

Simulating Path of 'Magma Mush' Inside an Active Volcano
Newswise (press release)
For now, such warning signs can only rely on external clues, like earthquakes and gas emissions. But a University of Washington simulation has managed to demonstrate what's happening deep inside the volcano. The study, published Sept. 7 in Nature ...

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Warren earthquake upgraded, moved - NorthBayNipissing.com
1 Oct 2015 at 2:24pm

Warren earthquake upgraded, moved
NorthBayNipissing.com
NIPISSING ? An earthquake felt Tuesday night in the West Nipissing to Sudbury region has been upgraded in size. Amy Henson of Science North in Sudbury reports the tremor recorded at 9:08 p.m. on Sept. 29, has been upgraded by Earthquakes Canada ...


Our choice to take risk of living in quake zone - Wairarapa Times-Age
1 Oct 2015 at 1:50pm

Our choice to take risk of living in quake zone
Wairarapa Times-Age
THE Christchurch earthquakes brought home the vulnerability of our much-loved buildings and was a dash of cold water for historic building lovers. After the first Christchurch earthquake, protesters and campaigners fought hard to save some buildings in ...

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Green Country Volunteers Return To Help After Nepal Earthquakes - News On 6
1 Oct 2015 at 1:30pm

News On 6

Green Country Volunteers Return To Help After Nepal Earthquakes
News On 6
A group of Green Country volunteers are back in Nepal to help people recover from back to back earthquakes in April and May. The quakes killed nearly 8,500 people and left many more homeless. Months after one of the deadliest earthquakes in Nepal's ...


Scientists Study Past In Hopes of Being Step Ahead of Future Earthquakes - WUWM
1 Oct 2015 at 1:27pm

Scientists Study Past In Hopes of Being Step Ahead of Future Earthquakes
WUWM
Three recent earthquakes of magnitude 4.0 or greater have shook parts of the American west in the last couple of weeks, and several temblors hit Jamaica over the weekend as well. However, those events were relatively mild compared to the recent spate ...


What Houston's energy industry lobbies for the most - Houston Business Journa...
1 Oct 2015 at 1:07pm

Houston Business Journal (blog)

What Houston's energy industry lobbies for the most
Houston Business Journal (blog)
First on the list is the matter of earthquakes, or "induced seismicity", which refers to smaller earthquakes or tremors. The Alliance is lobbying for further study or investigation into the relationship, if any exists, between frack water and ...

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Most parts of state are quake prone - HERE. NOW
1 Oct 2015 at 12:38pm

HERE. NOW

Most parts of state are quake prone
HERE. NOW
Bhubaneswar, Oct 2: A part of Dhenkanal district was rocked by mild tremors over the last five days, spreading panic among the people though the tremors measured only 2 to 3 on Richter scale. People have been living in fear of being struck by ...

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Missouri statewide earthquake drill October 15 teaches preparedness - Sedalia...
1 Oct 2015 at 12:35pm

Sedalia News-Journal

Missouri statewide earthquake drill October 15 teaches preparedness
Sedalia News-Journal
The New Madrid Seismic Zone, which includes parts of southeast Missouri, has produced some of the largest earthquakes ever in the continental U.S. Experts say knowing how to respond when an earthquake occurs is an important step to practice before the ...

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Volcano Simulation Helps Better Predict Eruptions - Laboratory Equipment
1 Oct 2015 at 11:45am

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Volcano Simulation Helps Better Predict Eruptions
Laboratory Equipment
For now, such warning signs can only rely on external clues, like earthquakes and gas emissions. But a University of Washington simulation has managed to demonstrate what's happening deep inside the volcano. The study, published in Nature Geoscience, ...

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Over 400 damage reports linked to two earthquakes - NL Times
1 Oct 2015 at 11:30am

Over 400 damage reports linked to two earthquakes
NL Times
The Center for Safe Housing (CVW) in Groningen said they received 347 damage reports after the 3.1-magnitude earthquake in Hellum, Groningen on Wednesday night. Of those, 63 are from Slochteren, a town roughly four kilometers south of the epicenter.

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