Protesting began in Ecuador after a fateful decision made by the Ecuadorian President, Lenin Moreno on October 1, 2019. Moreno had announced a series of economic measures that included the end of fuel subsidies, the removal of key tariffs, and cuts in benefits and wages for workers. As diesel fuel prices doubled, transportation unions and businesses became very angry. Unions such as Frente Unitario de los Trabajadores, the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuado
During the holidays, many department stores hire extra workers to help with the increased demand of customers. These seasonal jobs can be very convenient for students looking for work without the commitment of a full year round job. With every store comes different uniforms, pay, flexible hours, etc. Taking a dive into each, here is a little research on each job for those wanting to get some extra cash this holiday season. One of the most popular stores for people's everyda
Every year it seems like the Christmas decorations come out and the Christmas planning starts a little bit earlier. The controversy around deciding an appropriate date to start celebrating Christmas comes at a time when families and friends are supposed to come together for the holidays to celebrate. The most popular times to kick off the Christmas season are right after Halloween, right after Thanksgiving, or some time in December. Those who really get into the Christmas
As 2019 draws to a close, it’s crucial to understand just how drastic the environmental state of affairs are as 2020 begins. South America The infamous Amazon forest fires that made headlines this year has continued to reach new heights in terms of deforestation. According to Brazilian government data, approximately 9,762 square kilometers of rainforest have been lost in the last year, which is a 29.5 % increase and has since then become the highest rate of loss since 2008.
Black Friday is one of the most exciting days of the year, often taking over the holiday joy of Thanksgiving by starting early that Thursday night rather than the next day. It is characterized by huge crowds, sales on almost everything, and an “every man for himself” approach towards everything. With so much enthusiasm and high energy, it is easy to overlook what is actually happening on Black Friday. The whole event is really just marketing propaganda used to attract the a