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Wyndham Worldwide Receives Upgrade From Moody’s to Investment-Grade Rating – istockAnalyst.com (press release)

Wyndham Worldwide Receives Upgrade From Moody's to Investment-Grade RatingistockAnalyst.com (press release)Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its net...

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Report says security improved in Afghanistan but faults insurgency safe havens in Pakistan

WASHINGTON – Security has improved in Afghanistan but the insurgency’s safe havens in Pakistan and the Kabul government’s limitations pose significant risks to a "durable, stable Afghanistan," according to a Pentagon progress report released Friday. More than a decade since the Sept. 11 terror attacks and the start of the Afghan war, the U.S. and its allies have reversed violent ...

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Cricket: Zaka finally warms the big chair – The Express Tribune

The Express TribuneCricket: Zaka finally warms the big chairThe Express TribunePHOTO: PHF LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) new chairman Zaka Ashraf finally graced the board's headquarters – the Gaddafi Stadium Lahore – 17 days after h...

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Are we facing a crisis of overpopulation?

Back in 1798, clergyman and author Thomas Malthus fretted that the “power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in earth to produce subsistence for man”. When Malthus was writing in 1810, the world’s population was about one billion. It will hit seven billion on October 31, according to the UN, and debates about how many people the planet ...

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OECD, UN Urge Latin American Nations To Pursue Reforms – Wall Street Journal

FRANCE 24OECD, UN Urge Latin American Nations To Pursue ReformsWall Street JournalThe Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and the UN's Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean said the region's nations ought to ...

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A Singular Breed: Three Legged Fox – NUG Magazine

A Singular Breed: Three Legged FoxNUG MagazineHailing from Philadelphia, alternative rock/reggae band Three Legged Fox has just recently released their third and long-anticipated album, Always Anyway. August 16th saw the unveiling of 12 completely new ...

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Brazil and Colombia: An Unexpected Alliance – Upside Down World

BloombergBrazil and Colombia: An Unexpected AllianceUpside Down World... by Brazilian diplomacy as a valuable opportunity in two ways: economically, with investment and corporate presence, and geopolitically, so that Brazil can gain another ally and bu...

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Cricket Australia get it wrong, again, again, and again – The Roar

The RoarCricket Australia get it wrong, again, again, and againThe RoarCricket Australia stumbles from one left-field decision to another, with John Inverarity the latest. Yesterday Inverarity (67) was appointed the new chairman of the national selecti...

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Arcos Dorados Cuts Growth Expectations On Currency Swings – NASDAQ

Arcos Dorados Cuts Growth Expectations On Currency SwingsNASDAQArcos Dorados holds the exclusive right to own, operate and grant franchises of McDonald's restaurants in 19 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Sales in 2011 are expected to ...

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Jimmy Cliff details new EP: Sacred Fire – Consequence of Sound

Jimmy Cliff details new EP: Sacred FireConsequence of SoundNews of reggae legend Jimmy Cliff working with Rancid frontman Tim Armstrong first appeared back in August. With a full-length record promised in early 2012, an EP was mentioned for November. ....

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