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    This essay will discuss and analyse how far the album Buena Vista Social Club can be considered a great work, paying particular attention to the music on the album, the recording process and the impact and reactions of the Cuban public. In the year of 1997 the album BVSC was released and managed to sell 8 million copies. The album was produced by popular guitarist and film score composer Ry Cooder and featured 20 musicians. Ry Cooder had met Nick Gold, the world music producer who worked for World Circuit Records in 1996. Both Ry Cooder and Nick Gold had shared an interest in Malian and Cuban music. and as a result they both planned to record an album which featured both Malian and Cuban musicians, two musicians were invited to Cuba to…

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    Cultural Vistas’ Internship Program in Brazil offers a unique opportunity for American university students to gain valuable professional skills in their field of study, experience Brazilian life and culture firsthand, and develop Portuguese language abilities through an 8-12 weeks program. Last year, I interned in the Philippines with a National NGO, Gawad Kalinga in issues regarding development. I worked with a farming community toward economic and social development. This experience changed…

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    The Veterans Health Administration is “the largest integrated provider of health care in the United States – public or private- operating one hundred fifty-two hospitals and over one thousand four hundred outpatient clinics across the United States.” (Moore) The system services nine million veterans despite the publicized scandals starting in 2013. The VHA medical centers provides services including hospital based services, surgery, critical care, mental health, orthopedics, pharmacy,…

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    Va's External Environment

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    There are many factors that affected the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA); from political, industrial, legal and economics together these external environment factors affected the way that veterans received their services. I will begin to describe how the VA was formed and illustrate how all the factors make what it is called today the Department of Veterans Affairs. The United States has the greatest complete system of assistance for Veterans in the world, this system goes back to…

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    Vista Academy Reflection

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    I am sure I have reflected on this question before and asked myself, “Who am I?” I ask myself this question during the moments in my life when I pause and make a self-reflection. But my response as to who I am drills down to one key idea: I am an ambitious leader. It took me some time to realize how I have become an ambitious leader. This involved several experiences in my life that lead to this strong conviction as to who I was. The day I entered Vista Academy changed who I am. Although the…

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    Vista Maria Case Study

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    Vista Maria first began as an orphanage by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd over 130 years ago. In 1883, 5 Sisters of the Good Shepherd came to Detroit to the Ward Mansion to establish their first home. As the Industrial Revolution went on, the home turned into 33 Sisters caring for more than 200 girls and young woman. Through the next 30 years, the home named the “House of Good Shepherd expanded their services, however did not have an adequate amount of land to provide these services. The…

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    Question 2: STANK & VISTA A & B: Yes, Angel will prevail. Based on this scenario, neither Stank nor UNIC took any actions regarding the purchase of Greenacre from Vista Property, which Stank has personal interest in. According to Miller, directors and officers have the “Duty of Loyalty” which “requires directors and officers to subordinate their personal interests to the welfare of the corporation. For instance, a director should not oppose a transaction that is in the corporation’s best…

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    machines would become infected before they were able to properly apply security patches to fix the security holes in the system. Windows Vista An eager public awaited Windows Vista’s release in January of 2007. When Vista came out it had a major hurtle to jump, and that was to get people to upgrade from Windows XP (Hiner, 2008). In November of 2007, Windows XP had close to 84% of the market share for Desktop Operating systems (netmarketshare, 2016). Windows XP was a highly stable operating…

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    Employment Issue: Did Sarah Bellum, as owner of VV, discriminate against Sally Caddis due to her age? Facts: Sally Caddis is a 50-year-old woman that has worked at Sarah Bellum’s Vista Vu as a server for 10 years. Sarah Bellum is the sole proprietor of the 25-employee operation “Vista Vu” and it is acknowledged that Vista Vu affects interstate commerce. On Sally Caddis’ job application for Vista Vu she indicated that she was born in 1967 when in fact she was born in 1962. Caddis also stated that…

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    Wilm Wenders documentary Buena Vista Social Club, encaptures the life of the forgotten musical greats in Cuban history. The crew of this documentary follow members such as Ibrahim Ferrer, a singer and Ruben Gonzalez a pianist. After learning about their lives growing up, their associating with music, and where they are now the group is reassembled to perform in the United States. This film documents Ry Cooder bringing together 10 well known and forgotten Cuban musicians to perform together.…

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