Tag Archives: Mexico

Mexico’s Day of the Dead Reminds Me of Japan’s Bon Festival, Halloween

New York, N.Y. In August, almost all Japanese people have a Bon Festival. The souls of those who died earlier will be called back into the world. Families get together during the Obon holidays after everyone has returning to the ancestral village. There, the dead will talk to the family and even enjoy special meals with their families. A family prepares for […]

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Onnetsu: Medical Conferences from the Netherlands to Mexico

Amsterdam. This summer, I presented the keynote speech at the International Conference on Cancer Science & Stem Cell Research, held in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. I was pleased my talk was well received. Here in Amsterdam, we had a very fruitful meeting with doctors who want to utilize my Onnetsu thermotherapy. My lectures are popular with many international academic societies. As a result, I am invited to […]

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‘Looming’ Refugee Crisis as Women Flee Central America

New York, N.Y.  Women in Central America and Mexico are fleeing their countries in rising numbers to escape a surge in deadly, unchecked gang violence, fuelling a looming refugee crisis in the Americas that demands urgent and concerted action by the States of the region, the United Nations refugee agency is warning. At the Casa […]

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U.N. Urges Mexico to End ‘Misery’ of Enforced Disappearances

New York, N.Y. Despite significant progress towards building a solid human rights framework, the Mexican Government must nevertheless “bind itself to a new sense of urgency in solving the enormous human rights challenges it faces,” Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, said today as he wrapped up an official […]

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On the Disappeared, Executed, Tortured Students in Mexico

New York, N.Y.  A group of United Nations human rights experts today welcomed a new report on the enforced disappearances, executions and torture of students from Ayotzinapa in the Mexican state of Guerrero in September 2014, and stressed the need for the national Government to implement its recommendations. “Prompt and diligent implementation of the recommendations […]

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Concert to Celebrate Diversity with World Heritage Cultural Center

“I kind of view everybody like a rainbow. Everybody on the planet has all the colors of the rainbow inside.” – Actress Alexia Fast Danbury, CT.  The World Heritage Cultural Center (WHCC), soon to open its new offices and studios at 155 Main Street, Danbury, CT, will celebrate diversity and recognize leading individuals, partnerships, or organizations […]

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United Gala for Orphaned Children in Developing World

New York, N.Y.  Orphaned children–especially in poor countries–face daunting odds against succeeding in life. In many countries they have little, if any, opportunity to obtain an education or training that would enable them to become independent, contributing members of their society. Many organizations work to offer hope. This fall, two groups are collaborating for the […]

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With Dosa Hunt, Filmmaker Singh Emerges as Generational Voice

New York, N.Y.  The closing gala for this year’s New York Indian Film Festival (HuffPo), held in a banquet hall above NYU’s Skirball Auditorium, was alive with artists, actors, filmmakers, and thinkers with work clearly committed to making the world better – and celebrating the illuminating power of film. I was fortunate to strike up […]

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Avadora Mimouni’s “Models of Philanthropy” Celebrate Timeless Beauty

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