Women from crisis-hit Venezuela are crossing the border in droves and selling their hair in a Colombian border town in order to afford scarce basic necessities such as food, diapers or medicines.
The trend, which has taken off in recent weeks, is another sign of the oil-rich country’s deepening crisis amid shortages and spiraling inflation that have millions skipping meals and forgoing costly medical treatment.
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Time For Truth: (Reuters) – Venezuelan women flock to Colombia border town to sell hair
Some of the heaviest bombardment so far on Aleppo has left rebel-held parts of the Syrian city virtually without medical facilities, observers say.
The World Health Organization says all makeshift hospitals there are out of service, after five days of air and artillery strikes by government forces.
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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Syria conflict: Aleppo hospitals 'knocked out by bombardment'
The medical student told me to use his name. He said he didn’t care. “Maduro is a donkey,” he said. “An asshole.” He meant Nicolás Maduro, the President of Venezuela. We were passing through the wards of a large public hospital in Valencia, a city of roughly a million people, a hundred miles west of Caracas. The hallways were dim and stifling, thick with a frightening stench. Some were full of patients waiting silently in long lines outside exam rooms. Others were dark and deserted, with the overhead lighting ripped out. The medical student, lithe and light-haired, kept us moving, peering through swinging doors, conferring with colleagues in blue scrubs.
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The Dec. 7, 2012 memo is included in a batch of documents prepared in advance for a Clinton Foundation board meeting held several days later in New York City.
It shows that Joe Kiani, the founder of medical device maker Masimo, and Alex Karp, the CEO of software company Palantir Technologies, paid $140,000 and $100,000, respectively, for a “Meeting with WJC.”
Monsanto has been found guilty in the poisoning of a French farmer in their recent appeals case. The Lyon, France, courts upheld a 2012 ruling which found Monsanto “responsible” for the poisoning which caused the farmer to suffer neurological problems after using their Lasso weedkiller.
Though Monsanto believes that they will one day win the case on appeal, for now farmers and advocates celebrate.
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Time For Truth: (Natural News) – Monsanto found guilty in French farmer poisoning