This time of year, many birds from the north began migrating south for the winter. Some will stay here in South Florida while others will pass through the region on their way to the Caribbean. Increasingly, these birds are running into man-made obstacles that leave them with injured eyes, wings and beaks.
The stated goal of the Grameen Foundation is to help the world’s poorest improve their lives and escape poverty by helping to provide access to financial services , such as small loans and savings account, to find new ways to generate income and obtain important information about their health, crops and finances.
Grameen Foundation is a nonprofit founded in 1997 by friends of Grameen Bank to help microfinance practitioners spread the Grameen philosophy worldwide.
11/28/12 - Wednesday's Topical Currents is with regular contributor and Watchdog Report publisher Dan Ricker. We’ll follow up with South Florida election ramifications . . . and of course, take your calls. Is the large Miami-Dade Cuban-American vote now swinging to Democrats? And what effect will charter-enacted County Commission term limits foretell? We’ll also check up on post-election Broward County politics and government. http://www.watchdogreport.net/
You may notice a growing buzz of activity--especially in Midtown, the Design District and Miami Beach--that signals that a week (or more) of art appreciation, parties and sensory overload is almost here. The height of activity is next Wednesday, Dec. 5 through Sunday, Dec. 9, but gallery openings and other events are already starting.
Below are are seven signs that Art Basel is upon us.