Last month, Wen Zeping, a young man from rural western China, set up his own wholly-owned subsidiary, Lanjiao Media Co.LtdinLas, in Las Vegas USA, which made waves in South America and his hometown Sichuan. Since then, many people are asking, who is Wen Zeping? Why could a man from an extremely poor family in China finally achieve success? Different from the high-frequency exposure and love speeches of Ma Yun and Wang Sicong in the industry, Wen Zeping, the head of the American Lanjiao Media Co., Ltd., has always been mild and low-key, but not arrogant. While on the other side ...
By Posted by christianstudycentre and Community Contributor
Four months ago, the Brazilian delivery firm iFood raised US$500 million in venture capital - that's more than all Latin American startups raised in the whole of 2016. Considered to be the largest funding round in Latin American history, the deal represented a shift in the way international investors looked at South America, a landmark investment serving as a catalyst for cash injections from some of the world's most established funds. Combine that with Didi Chuxing's acquisition of Brazilian rideshare app 99 in January 2018 for US$1 billion, and it is clear that VCs are pouring money into the region ...
The Maryland Port Administration has signed a six-month contract with Brazil-based forestry giant Suzano Pulp and Paper to ship the company’s pulp through the port’s state-owned terminals — a deal that could yield as much as 120,000 tons of wood pulp, officials announced Thursday.
Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said the visa situation that has kept catcher Jesús Sucre in Venezuela as spring training rolls on without him is "going in the right direction," but all he could say about a pending arrival was that it was "hopefully in the next couple of weeks."
The National Museum in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, suffered a devastating fire in September that consumed one of the most important museum collections in the Americas — a national and international catastrophe the likes of which the museum world has rarely seen. Sadly, it could happen anywhere.
U.S. soy processors, exporters and some 300,00 American farmers understandably care deeply about the place soybeans have in our unfolding trade war with China. But the rest of us should care deeply as well, since this commercial dispute could permanently ravage our climate.
Congress has the power of the purse, and it is up to both parties’ congressional leadership to send a strong and resounding message to the administration: ECA will be fully funded for fiscal year 2019 so Fulbright continues as a powerful tool of cultural exchange.
Otto Begus, a retired professor and former philosophy and religious studies chair at Morgan State University who believed in a liberal arts education, died of complications of dementia and heart failure Feb. 10 at his Tuscany-Canterbury home. The former Waverly resident was 85.
Microcephaly has been in the news lately related to the Zika virus outbreak spreading in many South American countries, especially Brazil. It seems that there is a correlation between prenatal exposure to the Zika virus in women who then give birth to children with microcephaly.
The rare tropical disease spreading rapidly in Latin American and the Caribbean that authorities suspect is linked to a devastating birth defect is raising alarms in other countries including the United States.
Two weeks after the Obama administration announced a new immigration crackdown, businesses in Baltimore said they are still feeling the aftershocks, as customers stay home amid spiking fear about the threat of further roundups.
A proposal to give the president greater authority to negotiate international trade agreements has become an issue in Maryland's nascent Senate race after Rep. Donna F. Edwards on Wednesday accused her opponent of attempting to back away from past support of those deals.
Earlier this year, the Huffington Post published a map of the United States showing which cuisine is most disproportionately represented in each state. It produced some obvious findings: In Texas, Tex-Mex restaurants dominate. Georgia loves Southern food. In Pennsylvania, it's cheese steaks. But in Maryland, the most popular cuisine didn't have a thing to do with crabs or oysters or anything else pulled from the Chesapeake Bay. We are, apparently, all about Peruvian food.
Laurel resident Jeremy Roberts grew up in Georgetown, the capital of Guyana and called the "Garden City of the Caribbean." Like many young boys there, he played soccer but also grew to love field hockey, a sport that is played by few American males when compared to football, basketball and baseball. Roberts helped start a co-ed adult league, the Baltimore Washington Indoor Hockey League, which played its first game Jan. 16. Games are played Friday nights at Get Good Fieldhouse, an indoor
Comparing Bill O'Reilly to NBC anchor Brian Williams who was suspended for lying about his combat coverage, "Mother Jones" today alleged that the popular Fox News host has his own credibility problems when it comes to accounts he has given of his work as a war correspondent.