June 27, 2013

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Volunteers Called Never Sent We cannot separate the social voluntarism of cooperation for development. The cry of the poor cry out to heaven and to all people of good will should shock. In short: do not listen to the cry of the poor is an irreparable loss for humanity. It wasn't perhaps the clairvoyant motto of Manos Unidas in one of his campaigns, it changes your life to change the world? Else aims to social volunteer work but change the structures of injustice imposed by a few models of development, life systems and a few selfish and inhumane behavior while social volunteers open its heart and tend his hands toward those who call us from your pain, your abatement and from their social marginalization? Sometimes, we have people that will distress by how badly that the world is going, the problems of displaced persons and migrants, wars and all the misfortunes which show us the media, and which are no more than a tiny part of the suffering of millions of beings. It should be recalled that, according to the recent UNDP reports, there are more than 1 billion people who do not have enough food and some 600 million suffer from chronic malnutrition, of which about 300 million are children. Nearly a quarter of the world's population lives below the line of poverty, more than fifty thousand children die every day of hunger or diseases caused by it, that with what costs an AK-47 rifle could be prevented blindness in more than three thousand children, every year five hundred thousand women die from birth, that hundred million human beings have been forced to flee their homes, that every year a million children entered the market of prostitution, that more than billion beings do not have access to drinking water, there are more than 100 million anti-personnel mines planted by the world - as many as which are stored to be exported to the peoples impoverished South-, and that beings nearly 1.7 billion do not have adequate housing. Suffice it to say that 18% of the world's...
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Restaurants Throughout the world, many Chinese, Japanese, French restaurants, but on the popular Lithuanian Norwegian or restaurants do not hear anything. However, each of us is often faced with the phenomenon as a buffet. The story of his as follows: in the old days in the countryside, when the Swedes gathered guests, those came from a fairly distant places, as to settle was made by farms. Naturally, the guests were arriving at different times. Not to make them wait long served dishes that can be stored for several days: salted herring, potato salad and boiled vegetables, boiled eggs, cold meats and sandwiches. Modern, which became an international buffet - a technique in which self-organized large numbers of guests. Although the meals offered had nothing to do with the Swedish cuisine. Olives. What's black and that green? The fruits of the olive tree - is the pride of Italy. They are collected at different stages of maturity: from unripe 'do' olives from mature - olives. And then their processing times depends only on the imagination 'author' and culinary traditions existing in the region they are grown. Olives are kept in dry salt or vyalyat in the sun, olives in mind their inherent bitterness soaked in a strong brine, and some pre-crushed, some incision, and some - just a prick oneself. Concentration of salt in brine also varies, it can add to taste sliced garlic, aromatic herbs, peppers, spices. There are olives stuffed with garlic, anchovies, peppers, although they are in Italian cuisine is more the exception than the rule (the same exception is canned olives - in Italy they sell are usually directly from the brine). All these manipulations, one can reach an infinite diversity of taste of olives, and is able to satisfy the most demanding gourmet. Bamboo - it's not just a piece of wood, but the most gentle delicacy. If the Europeans Bamboo is associated primarily with fishing rods, then the Chinese, Koreans and Japanese - with grace, stamina, and more - with the gentlest delicacy. The fact that the cone-shaped bamboo...