Marianne Diaz - THINK ABOUT IT http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/index.php/think3/post TH!NK ABOUT IT #3 en krennie1@gmail.com Copyright 2012 2012-03-07T23:11:51+00:00 Marianne Diaz - A thank you vote http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/a_thank_you_vote/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/a_thank_you_vote/#When:12:40:55Z When the competition is getting to its end, I believe it's the moment to say thanks for everything I've learned these last months. Media 2010-08-30T12:40:55+00:00 Marianne Diaz - When we see what we don’t want to see http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/when_we_see_what_we_dont_want_to_see/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/when_we_see_what_we_dont_want_to_see/#When:14:38:55Z A couple weeks ago, a venezuelan newspaper got itself into trouble by publishing the polemic picture of a morgue. Media 2010-08-24T14:38:55+00:00 Marianne Diaz - Cause of death: Underdevelopment. http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/cause_of_death_underdevelopment/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/cause_of_death_underdevelopment/#When:12:33:17Z There are four million people living in Caracas, and most of them live with less than five dollars a day, even if they're working full time. Although they live in the biggest city of the country, they have to walk up and down hundreds of stairs only to pick up some water, and they all have at least a relative who was shot to death a few steps away from their own houses. Every time it rains, they know there's a good chance that their houses will come down with the water. Poverty 2010-08-23T12:33:17+00:00 Marianne Diaz - Venezuela: Dr. Jacinto Convit develops a vaccine against cancer of breast, colon and stomach. http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/venezuela_dr._jacinto_convit_develops_a_vaccine_against_cancer_of_breast_co/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/venezuela_dr._jacinto_convit_develops_a_vaccine_against_cancer_of_breast_co/#When:21:16:02Z Doctor Jacinto Convit, known and respected for developing the cure against leprosy and leishmaniasis, has announced the development of what he calls an "autogenous vaccine" against cancer of breast, colon and stomach. Health 2010-06-23T21:16:02+00:00 Marianne Diaz - How much for a pizza? http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/how_much_for_a_pizza/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/how_much_for_a_pizza/#When:15:10:18Z Last sunday, the venezuelan journal El Universal published this little infographic about the cost of food in Caracas and other cities of the world. Poverty 2010-06-22T15:10:18+00:00 Marianne Diaz - Venezuela: Work, unemployment and discrimination http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/venezuela_work_unemployment_and_discrimination/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/venezuela_work_unemployment_and_discrimination/#When:17:22:35Z There is a slight disagreement in whether unemployment in Venezuela is 6 or 10%. However, that mensuration isn't that simple in a country with such a complex reality. Poverty 2010-06-20T17:22:35+00:00 Marianne Diaz - 90 thousand tons of food go to waste in “the country where no one goes hungry”. http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/90_thousand_tons_of_food_go_to_waste_in_the_country_where_no_one_goes_hungr/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/90_thousand_tons_of_food_go_to_waste_in_the_country_where_no_one_goes_hungr/#When:22:42:54Z The past two weeks, over 3,500 containers full of rotten food have been found in different cities of Venezuela, pertaining to the governmental net of distribution of subvented food, which apparently were left to waste in order to obtain economic profit. Hunger 2010-06-09T22:42:54+00:00 Marianne Diaz - Moving, throwing away, polluting http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/moving_throwing_away_polluting/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/moving_throwing_away_polluting/#When:02:35:24Z I've been a little off the Th!nk site for a couple of weeks: I was in Santiago, and when I came back, I found that a radical change of lifestyle was urgent. Environment 2010-05-29T02:35:24+00:00 Marianne Diaz - The Cacique Isaias Rodriguez Anti-Malaria Project http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/the_cacique_isaias_rodriguez_anti-malaria_project/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/the_cacique_isaias_rodriguez_anti-malaria_project/#When:16:26:52Z I wanted to talk about the Cacique Isaias Rodriguez Anti-Malaria Project, but I decided (wisely, I believe) that it was a lot better if I let its founder, Steve Baker, talk about the things he knows about and I don't. Health 2010-05-12T16:26:52+00:00 Marianne Diaz - Dignity, poverty and choice. http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/dignity_poverty_and_choice/ http://development.thinkaboutit.eu/think3/post/dignity_poverty_and_choice/#When:13:14:17Z Amnesty International is collecting everyone's opinions on the biggest human rights issues. I ask you to add your voice to this campaign. Human Rights 2010-05-03T13:14:17+00:00