2 May 2014

Stories from 2 May 2014

High Presence of Walmart and Walgreens in Puerto Rico

  2 May 2014

The Center of Investigative Journalism of Puerto Rico (CPIPR) has recently published an article [es] on the high presence of the Walmart and Walgreens stores on the Island, an expansion that has not been able to be controlled by the state agency that regulates monopolistic entrepreneurial practices. The author of the article,...

Cuban Music Legend of “Los Van Van” Juan Formell Dies

  2 May 2014

The founder and director of the legendary Cuban ensemble Los Van Van, the bassist Juan Formell, died in Havana, Cuba, on May 1st. He was 71 years-old. For the last 45 years, Formell and Los Van Van have been inspiring people to dance with their Cuban rhythm. Los Van Van,...

Nigeria: A Campaign to #Bringourgirlsback

  2 May 2014

  In mid-april, over 200 school girls were abducted from a secondary school, in Chibok, Nigeria by Boko Haram, a terrorist group based in the northern region. Although some 57 of the girls have managed to escape, there are still many others at the hands of the kidnappers. On April 30,...

A Galaxy Far, Far Away

  2 May 2014

The website Chileno notes [en] that a Chilean-led team of astronomers has shed new light on the evolution of galaxies by observing young star formations in outer regions of the interacting galaxy NGC 92. As lead author Dr Sergio Torres from Universidad de La Serena explains, there is something special...

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