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    This is mostly due to people who don’t feel like they can change a similar situation by simply buying from a more ethics oriented company. A Brazilian TV show infiltrated Zara workshops in Sao Paulo with a camera. A Bolivian worker explained that a pair of Zara jeans was selling for about 120$ in Brazil, and cost 1,14$ to produce. The workers average monthly income is about 570$ for daily shift longer than 12 hours. Additionally, safety didn’t seem to be a concern for the owners of the manufacture as the producers of the TV show found a fire extinguisher that had an expiration date of 1998 (Bandeirantes Brazil, 2011). Zara’s response was to apologize in front of state deputies at Sao Paulo’s Human Rights Commission, and paid fines totaling more than 350000£ as well as compensations to the workers (Osborne, 2013). Zara took position on the allegations much faster than Nike did and than other brand such as Victoria’s Secret, which completely…

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    in Brazil (Rinaldi 2005), which can be explained by its phylogenetic proximity to the Brazilian flora, with high Myrtaceae diversity (Zanuncio et al. 1998). Exotic phytophagous insects cause economic losses in Brazilian eucalyptus plantations, and include C. eucalypti (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), Gonipterus gibberus, G. scutellatus and Phoracantha semipunctata (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) (Queiroz-Santana & Burckhardt 2007), Leptocybe invasa (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) (Fernandes et al. 2014), and the…

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    Modernism In Latin America

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    It is design by Lina Bo Bardi. She was born in Italy and move to Brazil in 1946. Her husband, Pietro Maria Bardi, invited to establish and run the Museum of Art. She was becoming a designer of the Museum of Art Sao Paulo(MASP). She began work on this project for the MASP in 1957. Because of dictatorship, it was suspended for a while, but this project was completed in 1968. The location of the architecture was historically important. The Trianon, park next to the architecture, was the place…

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    In the midst of all the darkness Ladydi finds herself an opportunity to work as a nanny in Mexico City, Mexico because of Mike (105). Mike is the only man that lives in the hillside village. and known for being very well connected. Reasoning for this may lie on the fact that he is gang affiliated. Mike commonly has nice new things that he gets with his money. One day he offered Ladydi a job as a nanny for a family in Mexico city. On there way they made a stop at a distant barn off in the…

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    Over the past years, traffic congestion has become a serious problem in Metro Manila, specifically the Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA). This results in loss of travel time, and huge economic and societal costs. "Traffic in the capital and its surroundings is already costing the country about P3 billion ($64 million) a day, or about 0.8% of gross domestic product, according to government figures" (Presse, 2016). The demand for transportation infrastracture has increased because they asociate…

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    We focus on the U.S. Great Lakes megaregion, which includes large metropolitan areas such as Chicago, Detroit, Minnesota, Cleveland, St. Louis, and Pittsburgh. The dataset consists of a balanced panel based on the monthly data obtained from various sources. Variables measured in this study and the data sources are described in this section. We focus on the time period between 2013 July and 2016 May for data consistency. Figure 1. US Great Lakes Megaregion (source:…

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    Kang Kong Teh Case Study

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    KangKang Shih, known as Patrick in the U.S., is part of a family of Chinese immigrants. His grandparents migrated from China to Brazil before his father was born. Patrick’s father, aunt, and uncle all grew up in Sao Paulo and later went on to study in the United States in search of better opportunities. However, while most of the Shih family stayed in the U.S., his father, Teh Shih, moved back to China and consequently, that’s where Patrick was born. While Teh might not have been born in China…

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    Canadian poet, Raymond Souster, explores the thematic implications of the individual’s urban experience, representing the Canadian city center as a place of isolating corruption that maps an unchanging Toronto. Drawing on the modernist impulse to criticize the industrialization of society, Souster moves away from the Canadian tradition of writing naturalistic visions into the sphere of the cityscape. In his poems, “Robinson Street”, and “The Coldest Winter”, Souster uses images of isolated…

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    In this section, we discuss the relationship between congestion and regional growth by focusing on the estimation results. As shown in figure 3, we predict how growth of population and employment density change in the 86 largest U.S. metropolitan area when the congestion growth changes. Figure 3 presents that population growth of the largest U.S. cities would decline, whereas employment growth would continue to increase when congestion growth increases. These results indicate that population…

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    An Essay On South America

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    white with a heritage consisting of both Spanish and Italian, they primarily speak Spanish, however their form of Spanish resembles Italian which is understandable considering their ancestry. (Commisceo Global, 2016) Chili, on the other hand, is said to be “the most homogeneous” countries in all of South America “in both ethnic and cultural terms.” (Silva, n.d.) The people of Chile are white and white-Amerindian who speak Spanish as well (Commisceo Global, 2016) and as you stated, this may be…

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