Day

May 5, 2014
For the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) the country changes for the first time on its 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour but the heated court battles will continue. This week, the tour travels to Mexico for the double-gender US$150,000 Puerto Vallarta Open. After two season-opening tournaments in China, the FIVB World Tour returns to...
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Thousand Oaks-based agricultural biotechnology developer Ceres, which is developing biotech-driven sorghum seeds for use in renewable fuel and electricity production, said it has expanded its product development activities in Meixco. According to the company, it has opened up a new sorghum research site in the Mexican state of Jalisco, which will be used for developing...
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The roles and aspirations of women in power were highlighted during the consumer fair CONSUMIAMI 2014; topics focused on women in power in the US and Latain America media, business and education sectors. Women and their influence in the workplace has been rising for decades and they now hold positions of power in most areas...
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Gay rights advocates called for a Brazilian law against discrimination as they gathered by the hundreds of thousands in Sao Paulo on Sunday for one of the world’s largest gay pride parades. The city blocked its main central avenue to allow room for colorful floats and exuberant crowds of people dressed as drag queens with...
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The first openly gay Episcopal Bishop, who became a symbol for gay rights far beyond the church while deeply dividing the world’s Anglicans, will divorce his husband. Bishop Gene Robinson announced the end of his marriage to Mark Andrew in an email sent to the Diocese of New Hampshire, where he served for nine years...
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According to distributors of Hass avocado installed in the Supply Centre, the price of a kilogram of Hass avocados, which so far ranges between 35 and 40 pesos, could increase up to 50 pesos in the coming days. This increase in prices, they said, would be the result of the product’s usual decrease in production...
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