Archive for January 5th, 2021


Let These Recipes from around the World Bring Out Your Inner Chef

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Celebrating nutrition with these five FAO cookbooks

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Boost nutrition in your household with these traditional recipes from around the world! ©FAO/Benjamin Rasmussen

5 January 2021 (FAO)* — Meal after meal. Day after day. It’s easy to get into routines with food and forget about the variety of fruits, vegetables, grains and other foods that exist, with all the different nutritional benefits that they offer.

If that sounds familiar, then FAO is here to help. Drawing on our experiences from around the world, we’ve consulted with local cooks, chefs and families to put together some fascinating and useful cookbooks.

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The US Superpower – Viewed from a Village in the Far East

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By José Ramos-Horta*

5 January 2021 (Wall Street International)* — We are unknown to most Americans. But some notables – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s former wife Kerry Kennedy, Congressman Joe Kennedy, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s daughter Christine, Paul Simon, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Samantha Power, actor Oscar Isaac, Susan Robeson (granddaughter of opera singer Paul Robeson) have visited us. Oscar Isac even played me in a film partly shot here.
Pacific Partnership in Timor-Leste
Pacific Partnership in Timor-Leste | Image from Wall Street International.

The Science of Love in Childhood

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Conversations with leading experts in childhood love, adversity and mental health.

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UNICEF/UN0312248/Sokol | 04 January 2021

Why is love so important in childhood?

4 January 2021 — In this ground-breaking new series by UNICEF, Laura Mucha – author, poet and children’s advocate – interviews some of the world’s leading experts to find out.

The series sets out to cover how adversity impacts us as children and the adults we become, what we can do to protect and improve young people’s mental health, and why safe and loving relationships are so vital for children’s health, development and wellbeing throughout life.

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2021: Year of Living Dangerously?

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jan 5 2021 (IPS)* – Goodbye 2020, but unfortunately, not good riddance, as we all have to live with its legacy. It has been a disastrous year for much of the world for various reasons, Elizabeth II’s annus horribilis. The crisis has exposed previously unacknowledged realities, including frailties and vulnerabilities.

Jomo Kwame Sundaram

For many countries, the tragedy is all the greater as some leaders had set national aspirations for 2020, suggested by the number’s association with perfect vision. But their failures are no reason to reject national projects.

As Helen Keller, the deaf and blind author activist, noted a century ago, “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight, but no vision.”

After JFK’s assassination in November 1963 ended US opposition to Western intervention in Indonesia, President Sukarno warned his nation in August 1964 that it would be ‘living dangerously’, vivere pericoloso, in the year ahead.

A year later, a bloody Western-backed military coup had deposed him, taking up to a million lives, with many more ruined.

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