The Quest to Rescue the Dude Ranch, One City Slicker at a time

Cinco, my gray and white speckled quarter horse, lets out a loud neigh as he trots faster and faster through the mugwort-strewn landscape. It’s all reminiscent of a John Ford movie set: the herd of buffalo roaming lazily in the distance, the stealthy coyote that flexes between patches of yellow-tinted …

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Name That Tune: The ‘Unsustainable’ Grocery Delivery Wars

The opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of FreightWaves or its affiliates. The promise of home delivery in just 15 minutes is the latest attempt to win the “grocery war,” according to a recent industry press. There is the occasional …

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Nigeria: how not to reform Nigeria’s free zones

The ongoing controversy in Nigeria’s special economic zones is a dice[1]traction caused by the failure of those in power to put the national interest above the selfish agendas of the few. Read all the news and after the inter[1]actions with local and international stakeholders, it is clear that the ministerial …

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Ghana sells sustainable bonds, the first social debt for education in Africa

Ghana plans to raise up to $ 1 billion through the sale of sustainable bonds, including Africa’s first social debt to fund a flagship policy to expand access to education. The proceeds from the sale would help refinance domestic debt used for social and environmental projects, including loans taken to …

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British Columbia’s NDP government haunted by past election promise

Protesters work to build roadblocks along a logging road at Fairy Creek Dams Headquarters outside of Port Renfrew, British Columbia, on May 23, 2021. On May 17, the RCMP took over. started enforcing an injunction against a series of old forest blockades in the area. Jesse Winter / The Globe …

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Unequal access to vaccines scandalous, says WHO chief, Europe News & Top Stories

GENEVA • The Covid-19 pandemic is perpetuated by a “scandalous injustice” in the distribution of vaccines, said yesterday the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) by setting new objectives to protect the populations of the countries poorer. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has warned that no country should assume …

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Huarong bonds lose half of their value in a key financing market in China

The Chinese repo market shows how the bonds of China Huarong Asset Management Co. are viewed as risky on the mainland, despite being majority owned by the finance ministry. According to data from China Securities Depository and Clearing Corp. The decline in effective value illustrates the astonishing loss of confidence …

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Prospective Team of the Week May 24, 2021

MLB Pipeline’s Foresight Team of the Week honors the best performances of the previous seven days. Any Minor League currently on an organization’s Top 30 Leads list in our lead rankings is eligible. Week three of the Minor League season is on the books and the outstanding performances continue. In …

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Kenya: the city of Tatu chosen to represent the World Organization of Free Zones in Kenya

Nairobi – Tatu City has been designated by the World Organization of Free Zones (World FZO) as its Kenyan representative of its more than 700 members around the world. This means that the World FZO regional office in Kenya will be administered locally by Tatu City as a center of …

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Renault-Nissan India union says workers will go on strike from Wednesday

Bloomberg China’s first global commodity boom warning sign flashes (Bloomberg) – One of the mainstays of this year’s meteoric commodities rally – Chinese demand – could be faltering. Beijing has successfully recovered from the pandemic economy in large part thanks to a credit expansion and a market boom. construction aided …

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