Monthly Archives: October 2009

The Blueberry Children

Children as Young as 5 and 6 Working in the Fields of Large Blueberry Grower; Walmart Severs Ties, Feds Levy Fines. Walmart and the Kroger supermarket chain have severed ties with one of the country's major blueberry growers after an ABC News investigation found children, including one as young as five-years-old, working in its fields. Read More »

Chilean human rights advocate garners Notre Dame Prize for distinguished public service in Latin America

José Zalaquett, professor of human rights at the University of Chile’s Law School, will be awarded the 2009 Notre Dame Prize for distinguished public service in Latin America at a ceremony Nov. 12 (Thursday) in Santiago. Established in 2000 by the University of Notre Dame’s Kellogg Institute for International Studies and funded by The Coca-Cola Foundation, the Notre Dame Prize recognizes the efforts of visionary leaders to enhance the region’s welfare. It is the only award of its kind to ... Read More »

Lost Greek city that may have inspired Atlantis myth gives up secrets

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A diver explores the sunken settlement beneath the waters off southern Greece. Photograph: Handout The secrets of a lost city that may have inspired one of the world’s most enduring myths – the fable of Atlantis – have been brought to light from beneath the waters off southern Greece. Explored by an Anglo-Greek team of archaeologists and marine geologists and known as Pavlopetri, the sunken settlement dates back some 5,000 years to the time of Homer’s heroes and in terms ... Read More »

KKI Kembali Menurunkan Tim Rescue Ke Sumbar

Jum’at (02/10/2009) Bertepatan dengan Hari batik nasional yang dicanangkan oleh presiden SBY, Komite Kemanusiaan Indonesia kembali menurunkan Tim Rescuenya ke Tempat Bencana yang terjadi di Padang, Sumatera Barat Tim Rescue ini beranggotakan 6 orang, 3 orang dari KKI dan 3 orang dari relawan dan member KKI, mereka berangkat dengan menggunakan 3 buah mobil jip dengan membawa berbagai macam bantuan, seperti obat-obatan, pakaian layak pakai, tenda darurat dan paket sembako. Read More »