By Judi McLeod Tuesday, December 10, 2013
President Barack Obama may have already known the real date of Nelson Mandela’s death and studiously planned funeral when he made his June 2013 African trip—and was even able to take the photo he would later Tweet on the day of Mandela’s officially announced death while he was still in South Africa.Global-warming ‘proof’ is evaporating
By BFP Staff Thursday, December 5, 2013
By Michael Fumento
The 2013 hurricane season just ended as one of the five quietest years since 1960. But don’t expect anyone who pointed to last year’s hurricanes as “proof” of the need to act against global warming to apologize; the warmists don’t work that way.Do Toronto City Councillors Care About Drinking and Driving?
By BFP Staff Monday, November 18, 2013
By Arthur Weinreb
November 14 was quite a day at City Hall, even considering most days are now filled with sex, drugs, accusations and admissions and denials. The day saw Mayor Rob Ford not only deny the allegation he said “I want to eat your p***y”, to a former female staffer, but he then added he would never do that because he gets enough to eat at home.
By BFP Staff Wednesday, November 13, 2013
By Bill Meier
The water that we all take for granted exhibits fascinating properties depending on how you affect it. Water freezes, evaporates and conducts electricity / sound. Water contains 2 basic elements, Hydrogen and Oxygen. These 2 basic elements can be split, divided and utilized.
The message was delivered, but was it received?
By Doug Hagmann Monday, October 21, 2013
Following the vote to suspend the debt ceiling last Wednesday night, 48 year-old Dianne Reidy, a floor stenographer for the U.S. House of Representatives for the last 8 years, surprised everyone when she briefly but unexpectedly took over the microphone on the House floor at about 10:00 pm.Financial Football Brought Policymakers and Youth together in Bogotá
By BFP Staff Saturday, October 12, 2013
by: Matilda Kristoffersson
BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA – Financial Football was one of the items on the agenda as the first day of the Fourth Latin American Congress of Financial Education by FELABAN /Second CYFI Regional Meeting for the Americas and the Caribbean took off. Leaders and policymakers from a variety of sectors got together to share innovations, ideas and collaborate on financial education and inclusion for children and youth. Some of the topics discussed where how to promote responsible consumption and sustainability for the next generation.
By AKE Intelligence Wednesday, October 9, 2013
LONDON – President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner faces difficult legislative elections on 27 October.
The economy has weakened significantly since her election while the country’s investment climate has been harmed by capital controls, corruption, credit rating downgrades and state intervention into the private sector.
By Judi McLeod Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Communist China’s just-in-the-nick-of-time ultimatum to the USA to approve an extension of the national borrowing limit before the federal government runs out of cash on October 17, reeks of the Chinese government’s little known top advisor Maurice Strong.AKE publishes briefing on Syrian chemical weapons
By AKE Intelligence Tuesday, September 24, 2013
AMMAN – AKE has published an Analytical Briefing on the latest Syrian chemical weapons situation.
According to AKE Middle East specialist Alan Fraser any negotiated settlement involving the neutralisation of chemical weapon stockpiles in the country will be an extremely difficult undertaking.
By BFP Staff Wednesday, September 18, 2013
More than a decade after the entry of force of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of boys and girls in armed conflict and which requires States to prevent the recruitment and assist victims of this war crime, we’re back again,
In Colombia the FARC’s Eastern Bloc of criminal practices to recruit children and adolescents in the Meta and Guaviare areas is being implemented.