In Venezuela, Uncle Sam Roots From the Sidelines

Roxaanne | May 15, 2019 | 0

In the predawn hours of April 30, the contest for control of Venezuela once again appeared to be coming to a head. Juan Guaidó, the young reformer who claims the mantle of President, announced from inside a military base in the capital, Caracas, that he was taking charge. And nearby stood evidence that the security…

Cuban entrepreneurs, artists forge ahead despite U.S. restrictions

Roxaanne | May 15, 2019 | 0

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMay 8, 2019, 9:18 PM UTCMIAMI — For Cuba’s rising creative class, standing at the crossroads of art and commerce, the devolving relationship between the United States and Cuba has been especially problematic.This was the takeaway from Cuban…

Autonomous dynamic control of DNA nanostructure self-assembly

Roxaanne | May 15, 2019 | 0

AbstractBiological cells routinely reconfigure their shape using dynamic signalling and regulatory networks that direct self-assembly processes in time and space, through molecular components that sense, process and transmit information from the environment. A similar strategy could be used to enable life-like behaviours in synthetic materials. Nucleic acid nanotechnology offers a promising route towards this goal…

Global Internet Of Things (IoT) Market Expected Vast…

Roxaanne | May 13, 2019 | 0

Latest MarketResearch.Biz industry updates that gives attention on Internet Of Things (IoT) market and offers a qualified and organized analysis. Futuristic estimation for the Internet Of Things (IoT) market 2017. The Internet Of Things (IoT) report study complete business structure and facts related to industrial scenario, also highlighting on the market size and estimation of…

Greater Boston has become less white in last…

Roxaanne | May 12, 2019 | 0

Boston itself has long been a majority-minority city, meaning that most of its residents are racial or ethnic minorities. But Boston, too, is changing, with a handful of neighborhoods — such as the South End, Mission Hill, and Jamaica Plain — becoming more white in the past 27 years, the report found.Meanwhile, the city’s suburbs…

10 things you need to know today: April…

Roxaanne | May 12, 2019 | 0

1. Barr to hold news conference ahead of Mueller report release Attorney General William Barr has scheduled a 9:30 a.m. Thursday news conference to discuss Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian election meddling. Barr is expected to release a redacted version of the report to Congress later in the morning. White House lawyers have…

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 467

Roxaanne | May 12, 2019 | 0

This is the grave of Dean Acheson. Born in 1893 in Middletown, Connecticut, Acheson grew up rich. He attended Groton and then Yale and then Harvard Law, where he was blown away by Felix Frankfurter, who became a mentor. He entered the Naval Reserve and then during World War I the Naval Overseas Transportation Service.…

Russia’s increasing influence in Cuba stirs ghost of…

Roxaanne | May 8, 2019 | 0

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — Russia is stirring the ghosts of Cuba’s Cold War past as it looks to re-establish its influence in the Communist-run island nation, although this time analysts say Moscow has no intention of bankrolling Havana. Whereas once the Soviet Union and Cuba were linked by an ideological bond, now pragmatism and a…

We Demand the Liberty to Define Our Sexuality…

Roxaanne | May 8, 2019 | 0

Take, for example, many religious conservatives like Franklin Graham, the CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and son of Billy Graham who has gone bonkers over the announced presidential candidacy of Mayor Pete Buttigieg, whom Graham has attempted to define. Responding to Buttigieg’s discussion regarding his faith, Graham wrote on Facebook: Mayor Buttigieg says…

“Coup” in Caracas?

Roxaanne | May 8, 2019 | 0

Street violence is occurring in Venezuela as part of the ongoing presidential crisis which started early this year. Supporters claim the kinetic action is a result of an organic, bottom-up revolution against a corrupt socialist government, while others claim it is a violent coup d’état orchestrated by foreign powers and not representative of the Venezuelan…