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2014-04-11 12:09:08

With over one billion people in the world living on less than $1.25 per day, the World Bank aims to end ‘extreme poverty’ by 2030. But new research suggests that global poverty figures could be underestimated by up to a third, and calls for more robust measurement in the future. The World Bank figures are widely used by the international community and play a significant role in international strategies to reduce poverty. Critics argue that its estimates are flawed because the ‘dollar...

2014-04-10 23:27:27

MGE Management Experts and top Dental clients met at a conference in March to analyze and take active action against one of the major sources of economic destruction. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 MGE Management Experts hosted a conference March 26 where leading dentists and their executive staff from across America met to analyze and take active action against one of the sources of economic destruction, which affects not only their practices, but also the local community and...

2014-04-10 23:23:23

WIEGO unveils new research at World Urban Forum that challenges myths about the informal economy, and shows that urban informal workers play vital roles in the urban economy but that city policies and practices tend to undermine informal livelihoods. Medellín, Colombia (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Research unveiled at World Urban Forum challenges myths about the informal economy, and shows that urban informal workers play vital roles in the urban economy and help keep their households out...

2014-04-08 23:28:53

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that it has been selected to provide Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) services for the WyCAN Consortium Unemployment Insurance System. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that it has been selected to provide Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) services for the WyCAN...

2014-04-08 08:29:46

OTTAWA, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will take part in the Mental Health Commission of Canada's event regarding the At Home/Chez Soi project, the world's largest pilot project on homelessness and mental health. She will also officially launch the Government's new approach to combat homelessness. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow the event. Please note that all details are subject to change. All...

2014-04-07 16:25:32

OTTAWA, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will take part in the Mental Health Commission of Canada's event regarding the At Home/Chez Soi project, the world's largest pilot project on homelessness and mental health. She will also officially launch the Government's new approach to combat homelessness. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow the event. Please note that all details are subject to change. All...

2014-04-03 16:23:05

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, April 10, Friendship Place will host its annual spring symposium, a discussion titled, A Hidden Challenge: Homelessness Among Youth & Young Adults. A reception will be held at 6:30pm and the program will follow from 7-8:30pm. Hidden among us are youth without safe or stable shelter. Many also lack the basic resources and supports necessary to prepare for adulthood. According to the Metropolitan Washington Council...

2014-04-02 23:28:39

Debt Consolidation USA published an article that provide consumers with a list of the common retirement regrets that they should try to avoid. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 In an article released last March 28, 2014, Debt Consolidation USA revealed to consumers a list of retirement regrets that they should try to avoid. The article is titled “9 Retirement Regrets That You Want To Avoid At All Cost” and it explains how these regrets happen because of lack of preparation and...

2014-04-02 23:01:00

The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) will host a Stand Down for Homeless Veterans event on Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The event is scheduled to take place in the courtyard located near building 37 at the medical center campus located in Bay Pines. Bay Pines, Fla. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) will host a Stand Down for Homeless Veterans event on Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The event is scheduled to take place...

2014-03-25 23:36:08

Microbial Discovery Group expands to accelerate technology development. Franklin, WI (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Microbial Discovery Group (MDG) announces continued expansion to meet demand for new opportunities for microbial based products and solutions. MDG Founder, Michael King, Ph.D. stated that Microbial Discovery Group is adding a second laboratory and expansion of the MDG facilities and work-spaces to double the number of possible employees and accelerate the rate of technology...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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