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Insider Cannabis: Aurora's disastrous quarter — Israeli medical marijuana — People prefer plain old weed

An employee holds a leaf of a medical cannabis plant at Pharmocann, an Israeli medical cannabis company in northern Israel June 24, 2020. REUTERS/Amir Cohen  Welcome to Insider Cannabis, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom.Sign up here to get it in your inbox every week.Happy Friday readers,With the House vote on the MORE Act delayed, all eyes in the cannabis world were on ...
Tags: California, Israel, US, Trends, Flower, Canada, House, Brazil, Peru, Fda, DEA, Nasdaq, South Carolina, Aurora, Amir Cohen, Bushell


Aurora's disastrous quarter

An employee holds a leaf of a medical cannabis plant at Pharmocann, an Israeli medical cannabis company in northern Israel June 24, 2020. REUTERS/Amir Cohen  Welcome to Insider Cannabis, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom.Sign up here to get it in your inbox every week.Happy Friday readers,With the House vote on the MORE Act delayed, all eyes in the cannabis world were on ...
Tags: California, Israel, US, Trends, Flower, Canada, House, Brazil, Peru, Fda, DEA, Nasdaq, South Carolina, Aurora, Amir Cohen, Bushell


Chinese fishing flotilla nears Peruvian waters, prompting US-Beijing spat

Huge armada moves from Galápagos Islands towards PeruChina rejects US embassy insinuation of overfishingA huge fishing armada of Chinese vessels has moved south from the Galápagos Islands towards Peru’s territorial waters, dragging the South American country into a diplomatic Twitter row between Washington and Beijing. Related: 'They just pull up everything!' Chinese fleet raises fears for Galápagos sea life Continue reading...
Tags: Washington, China, Americas, US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Peru, Galapagos Islands, Galapagos, US Beijing


Stitch Layered Gloves

Ever come in from the cold with fingers so stiff you could barely turn the key in the lock? Yeah, that’s not going to happen with these. The stitched design forms an extra thick layer where it counts—your hands—and they’re streamlined where you want mobility: like handwarmers, but with covered fingers. So you can stay out snapping skating selfies ‘til your last pirouette of the day. In Sangria or Teal. Handknit by artisans in Peru from 100% baby alpaca wool.
Tags: Shopping, Peru


Hooded Scarf

When you're warm and toasty, anything seems possible: ice cream in cold weather, enjoying flurries just a little longer, spontaneous sledding. Wearing this cozy, handknit, hooded scarf, there’s no place for the wind to sneak in. Handmade of super soft faux mohair yarn, the textured pattern has lots of pretty little air pockets that hold on to your body warmth. So go forth into the great, frozen outdoors without fear—and order us a double scoop. Yarn made in Germany. Scarf handmade in Peru by a n...
Tags: Shopping, Germany, Peru, Lima


ZigZag & Floral Embroidery Handwarmers

Colors. Flowers. Tone-on-tone zigzags. Embroidery. These handknit hand warmers have a lot going on—and we love it. The combo of geometric and floral patterns is playful, the super soft, high-nap faux mohair is cozy, and the touchscreen-friendly fingerless silhouette is handy. Actually, we take it back. They don’t have a lot going on—they’ve got everything going on. Handmade in Peru by a network of knitters in and around Lima who gather to create these intricate designs together.
Tags: Shopping, Peru, Lima


ZigZag & Floral Embroidery Hat

Marching in colorful rows across this super-soft, handmade hat, tone-on-tone zigzag lines bump up against embroidered flowers. (Are the flowers having thought waves?) The super soft, high-nap faux mohair is oh-so-cozy in the cold. (Is it really winter?). In short, this hat gives you a lot to look at—and a lot to think about. Handmade in Peru by a network of knitters in and around Lima who gather to create these intricate designs together.
Tags: Shopping, Peru, Lima


Tensions rise in Ecuador and Peru as Chinese fishing fleet moves south from Galapagos

A Chinese fishing fleet of roughly 300 vessels has been scooping up sea life near the Galapagos Islands and is now moving south into Peruvian waters.
Tags: News, Peru, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Galapagos


Peruvian shamans disagree on who will win U.S. presidential race

Reporting from Lima, Reuters reports that Peruvian shamans are divided on who will win the U.S. presidential race in November. The two video embeds above show the same practitioners, as reported by two different outlets. Each reports a preference for a different candidate. RT emphasises positive vibes for Trump; the AP calls it for Biden.…
Tags: Video, Politics, News, Ap, Peru, Trump, LIMA Reuters, Shamanism


Miami-based Marco Financial is launching a revenue-based lending service for Latin American SMEs

Marco Financial , a new Miami-based startup, is looking to take a piece of the roughly $350 billion trade finance market for Latin American exporters with its novel factoring services business.  Small and medium sized businesses in Latin America can have trouble getting the financing they need to launch export operations to the U.S. and Marco said it aims to bridge that gap with new risk modeling and management tools that can make better decisions on who should receive loans. “ For smal...
Tags: TC, New York, Singapore, Tech, Colombia, Peru, Miami, Latin America, Marco, U S, Foreign Investments, Struck Capital, Spradling, Marco Financial, Javier Urrutia, Arcadia Funds


COVID in Cusco Week 26

Sunday 6 September 2020177 days since Covid arrived in CuscoIf a pregnancy is 40 weeks Peru is more than halfway through carrying our Covid baby. People have a lot of unique ways of tracking time. Im sure very few here in Cusco are cou
Tags: Travel, Peru, Cusco, COVID


COVID in Cusco Week 23

Sunday 16 August 2020Five months ago on March 16th Peru entered a serious lockdown quarantine. Since then a lot has changed in the world and in Peru. Hospitals in Peru have more ICU beds than in March they have more respirators than in Ma
Tags: Travel, Peru, Cusco


Job diary: I'm an Uber driver in NYC who's been disinfecting her car after every ride since the pandemic started

Maria Gavilano. Maria Gavilano Maria Gavilano is a 53-year-old Peruvian immigrant who moved to New York City in 1993. She lives in Queens and has been a full-time Uber driver in New York City for nearly four years.  She drives passengers to and from their destinations in all five boroughs, and is an essential worker who has helped people get where they need to go throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Gavilano's shifts usually last from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., and she takes a few minutes between each...
Tags: Uber, NYC, New York City, Careers, Trends, Queens, Peru, Nordic, Clorox, Tech Insider, Lola Méndez, COVID-19, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Job Diary, Maria Gavilano Maria Gavilano Maria Gavilano


Spotlight: Wray by Wray Serna

Wray is a New York-based company that was founded by Wray Serna who worked at Issy Miyake and Rachel Comey before going out on her own in 2015. Serna describes her collections as “fine art inspired clothing” because her designs are influenced by sculptures and paintings. The result is simple, fun, bold, comfortable, wearable and interesting clothing. Here is Serna in one of her designs with a mask to match. The first word that comes to mind when I see Wray designs is playfulness. The volume of t...
Tags: Fashion, New York, Peru, Aidy Bryant, Wray, Serna, Rachel Comey, Brand Spotlight, Wray Serna, India Hong Kong, Issy Miyake


Sovereigns raid rainy day funds for $100 billion after COVID-19 storm | Reuters

Sovereigns raid rainy day funds for $100 billion after COVID-19 storm | Reuters:Countries coping with the coronavirus crisis and a slump in commodities prices are dipping into sovereign wealth funds for more than $100 billion, and that figure could swell as budget pressures mount for some emerging markets.Governments from Angola to East Timor have built up “rainy day” savings to help stabilise their economies and support their citizens in the event of a shock. Some funds -- especially derived fr...
Tags: Travel, Nigeria, Colombia, Angola, Peru, Ghana, Reuters, East Timor, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, COVID, Bahrain Kuwait Iran


Off with the heads: Pitt Rivers Museum removes human remains from display

Oxford institution worked with indigenous communities to overhaul insensitive displaysFor almost 80 years, the shrunken human heads at Oxford University’s Pitt Rivers Museum have fascinated and appalled visitors with their sewn-up lips and eye sockets, and straggly long hair decorated with iridescent beetles.But under a major revamp to address the museum’s problematic colonial past, the heads, which inspired a scene in the film Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, have been removed from dis...
Tags: Race, Americas, UK News, World news, Culture, Museums, Anthropology, Oxford, Peru, Harry Potter, Ecuador, Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford University 's Pitt Rivers Museum


Peru lawmakers begin impeachment of president Martín Vizcarra

Leader faces being removed for ‘moral incapacity’ after tapes revealed alleged ties to a singer involved in a fraud caseThe Peruvian president, Martín Vizcarra, faced a fresh challenge to his leadership on Friday after the Congress approved a motion to start impeachment proceedings against him over leaked audio tapes and alleged ties to a singer involved in a fraud case.Whether to remove Vizcarra from office for “moral incapacity” is due to be debated and voted upon in the next week, which risks...
Tags: Congress, Americas, Peru, Vizcarra, Martin Vizcarra, COVID


4 romantic getaway ideas to break the COVID blues

This pandemic season is hard not only on our physical and financial needs but also on our social and mental health. The continuous and unparalleled stress it gives us is indeed damaging to our lives. Those that we call COVID Blues experienced by many of us; yes, you are not alone in this situation. We all feel it, every one of us, and I am pretty sure you miss your significant others or family more now. So, here are some ideas of a romantic getaway that you might be useful to you when COVID is...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Turkey, Italy, Brazil, Slovenia, Peru, Ljubljana, Travel Blog, Romantic Travel, Cappadocia, Amazon River, Marchesi, Langhe, Julian Alps, Italy Italy


Peru Congress opens way for impeachment of president

The president is accused of trying to obstruct a corruption probe - a charge he denies.
Tags: News, Congress, Peru


Rhombus Pattern Hat

The eye-catching diamond-shaped patterns on this handmade hat are reminiscent of god’s eye weavings. Embroided with sunny colors using thick, faux mohair yarn, they frame your face while adding an extra layer of warmth to keep your ears toasty when the cold wind blows. Yarn made in Germany. Hat handmade in Peru.Pair with matching mittens.
Tags: Shopping, Germany, Peru


Rhombus Pattern Cut Off Handwarmers

The eye-catching diamond-shaped patterns on these handmade hand warmers are reminiscent of god’s eye weavings. With cuffs embroidered with sunny colors using thick, faux mohair yarn, they keep the cold wind from sneaking up your sleeves while you text your partner to please get the [fire emoji] going, stat. Yarn made in Germany. Hand warmers handmade in Peru.Pair with matching hat.
Tags: Shopping, Germany, Peru


APP Gap 2020 Recap

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 BY KAIT MILLER NENSA just wrapped up a hybrid App Gap Challenge with invitational in-person and all-inclusive virtual components.  This rollerski competition was important for both the competitors and NENSA as we start to implement protocols of how our winter events will be conducted.  Athletes, parents and coaches were energized by and thankful for this iconic event.  Due to the event’s success and the safety compliance of all involved, we look forward to hosting sever...
Tags: Time, Sport, Racing, Maine, Skiing, Peru, New England, Craftsbury, Adam Martin, Sophie Caldwell, Stratton Mountain School, CGRP, Ian Torchia, Katherine Ogden, Craftsbury Green Racing Project CGRP, Nina Seemann


My book club used to meet in person in New York. Now we're scattered across countries and meeting weekly over Zoom — and it's helped keep me grounded.

Michaela Schwartz's book club at a recent meeting. Michaela Schwartz. Michaela Schwartz is a writer/producer living in New York. Originally from Boston, she graduated from Barnard College with a bachelor's degree in Film and Gender Studies. In September 2018, her friend Leah created a small book club for friends in New York. Fast forward to the pandemic: the eight members of book club are scattered around the Americas, and now Zoom in to discuss their picks. And since they no longer ha...
Tags: New York, Instagram, Boston, New York City, Friendship, Americas, Neil Gaiman, Trends, Strategy, Tom Hanks, Mental Health, Maine, Peru, Book Club, New York Public Library, Terry Pratchett


The 2020 Fall Movie Preview (Streaming)

The 2020 Fall Movie Preview (Streaming) Comingsoon.net is taking a look at movies set to become available digitally this Fall! Check them out below! RELATED: Check Out ComingSoon’s Fall 2020 TV Preview! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAdmiralCookie(); googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = goo...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hbo, England, New York, Hollywood, London, Movies, California, France, China, Virginia, India, John Lennon, Time, Disney


Virtual mission trips with e3 Partners have encouraging outcomes

International (MNN) -- Did you know you can take an international mission trip without leaving home? The concept is new at e3 Partners , but the ongoing  global pandemic  has forced their ministry to think outside the box – and they’re encouraged by the results. e3 Partners’ virtual mission trips connect you or your group with a mission team. Together, you spend several days virtually engaging with missionaries in another country, going on virtual prayer walks, learning the culture, and s...
Tags: Greece, Uganda, Peru, God, Honduras, E3 Partners, Great Commission, Adame, Claudia Adame, Greece Click, Sam Neugent, Nigeria North India Honduras


Eight Ways Your Perception of Reality Is Skewed

Seeing is believing. To some extent, that’s true, of course: Our eyes allow us to see what’s around us, helping us navigate our world. But it turns out sight is much more complicated than that, according to the new book Perception: How Our Bodies Shape Our Minds, by University of Virginia psychologist Dennis Proffitt and Drake Baer. What we perceive in any given moment is not only determined by sensory input, but by our personal physical abilities, energy levels, feelings, social identities, a...
Tags: Parenting, Peru, University Of Virginia, Lima, Baer, Proffitt, Drake Baer, Dennis Proffitt


Eight Reasons Not to Trust Your Own Perceptions

Seeing is believing. To some extent, that’s true, of course: Our eyes allow us to see what’s around us, helping us navigate our world. But it turns out sight is much more complicated than that, according to the new book Perception: How Our Bodies Shape Our Minds, by University of Virginia psychologist Dennis Proffitt and Drake Baer. What we perceive in any given moment is not only determined by sensory input, but by our personal physical abilities, energy levels, feelings, social identities, a...
Tags: Parenting, Peru, University Of Virginia, Lima, Baer, Proffitt, Drake Baer, Dennis Proffitt


Keller Williams expands into its 50th international market

The global COVID-19 pandemic hasn't stopped Keller Williams from expanding across the globe.
Tags: Radio, Peru, Keller Williams, Brokerage, Select, Bill Soteroff, Cheryl Henderson, Daniel Valencia Kouri, Jan Hekman, Keller Williams Peru


Meet the agoraphobic photographer who uses Google Street View to 'travel' to the most remote places on Earth

Dogs and a yellow wall in Chile. Jacqui Kenny / Google Maps Back in 2016, Jacqui Kenny logged into Google Street View and her world changed.Kenny has agoraphobia, which is an extreme or irrational fear of entering open or crowded places or being in places from which escape is difficult. Her condition has made long-distance travel difficult.For the next several years, Kenny became a full-time virtual traveler, visiting places like Mongolia and Peru from the comfort of her home in London.Fast...
Tags: Google, Usa, London, Instagram, Mexico, Trends, Earth, Chile, Kyrgyzstan, Romania, Peru, New Mexico, Mongolia, Kenny, Jacqui, Jacqui Kenny


Covid-19 Diary : Sunday 30 August, 2020

 I should start off by thanking the extremely kind readers who have responded to this year’s annual fundraising drive already.  Thank you so very much indeed.I only realized on Friday the unfortunate juxtaposition of my annual event with what is going on in the country as a whole.I am sure you too are getting emails from politicians you’ve never heard of, from both political parties, plus assorted other organizations and issues groups, all needing your help in this upcoming election, and getting...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, Europe, UK, Science, London, Cdc, Russia, US, Spain, Britain, Current Affairs, Chile, South Dakota, Hawaii, Heathrow