Kristen Terry

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Samsung breaks records with £45m push behind Galaxy S6

Korean giant throws marketing weight behind crucial new handset in smartphone battle with Apple<p>Samsung is launching a record-breaking £45m marketing barrage to support its new Galaxy S6 smartphone and regain ground lost to Apple.<p>The figure, disclosed by industry sources, is the largest ever for a …

FGM Too Much Pain: The Voices of Refugee Women - 1/6

Syria crisis: Uplifting letters of hope

<b>Young Somali refugees living in the world's largest refugee camp, in Kenya, have sent letters of encouragement to Syrian refugee children who have also had to flee their homeland.</b><p>The young Somali students reside in the Dadaab refugee camp, in north-eastern Kenya. It is home to nearly 400,000 …

relocates refugees to higher ground as rainy season approaches

Geneva, 15 April 2014 - As the number of South Sudanese refugees fleeing to Ethiopia passes the 95,000 mark, UNHCR and its partners are working to …

An innovative twist on microfinance

Agriculture is a risky business by nature. Weather conditions impact harvests and market conditions determine food prices, leaving farmers with …

Cooperating with Vatican against modern slavery

Last month, I traveled to Rome with President Obama, where I was honored to meet His Holiness Pope Francis. As an altar boy six decades ago, I never …

Green Loans, Microbusiness Vulnerability, Mobile Insurance – Top Picks of the Microfinance Blogosphere

This edition of top picks features posts that spotlight green loans reducing energy poverty, savings and loans to improve the vulnerability of …

The Birthplace of a Women's Education Movement in Zimbabwe

"It was a very long journey,” he said in summation, his hands wrapped around his coffee cup and his tone as if weary at the memory.<p>“Yes. It was a …

Guatemala: Fighting for the Future

Claudia Paz y Paz sits at the center of the struggle for justice in Guatemala. As the public prosecutor, or national attorney general, she has launched investigations and prosecutions that have put both drug lords and war criminals in jail. But she has been told to step down in May.<p>Many human …

Holy Sawdust Carpet Breaks World Record in Guatemala

Volunteers worked to make a traditional Guatemalan sawdust carpet in Guatemala City on Thursday. Taking place annually on Holy Thursday in preparation for the Easter holiday, the carpet-making tradition was recognized this year as the Guinness World Record for the longest sawdust carpet at 6,601 …

10 Most Sacred Spots on Earth

These places have been inspiring more than just vacation ideas for centuries. Long revered for their gorgeous scenery and spiritual power, here are …

"Have fun outside in nature today, and celebrate this beautiful planet we call home. There is only one Earth let's take care of her. #BigBendNationalPark" #EarthWeek wishes shared by fan Taylor Reilly. Where are you exploring this Earth Week?

What Are the Best Places in Grand Canyon National Park to Camp?

<i>A:</i><p>Visitors flock to Grand Canyon National Park for awe-inspiring views. But if a quick peek over the edge isn’t enough, here are a few places to camp on the South and North Rims:<p>On the popular South Rim, where most visitors venture, Ruby Hill sits 30 miles from developed areas, offering secluded …

Going Wild in the New Costa Rica, Part 1

Say the words "Nicaragua" and "family vacation" in the same breath, and you may get odd looks. There's just something about the combination that sounds a little off. Kindly older ladies in the grocery store will gaze with grandmotherly concern at your young children and inquire if there's still a …

What We Love This Week, Volume LXII

Source: The Roosevelts<p>Photographer Zooms In On The Fascinating Lives Of Snails<p>Source: The Roosevelts<p>One thing that most boring animals have going for …

The Rise of Lyme Disease

Now that the polar vortex has (hopefully) been banished for the year, you're probably chomping at the bit to get back out to your favorite hiking trail—likely with your canine adventure companion in tow. But fresh research about Lyme disease suggests you should think twice before throwing Fido in …

Join Uncornered Market's Daniel Noll and Audrey Scott as they sit down with G Adventures Chief Experience Officer Daniel Gabriel Quiros to gain an insider's look at Costa Rica. Check it out — http://gadvnt.rs/1ekEznN

'Spread the wealth': The top five countries to book a holiday to RIGHT NOW if you want to make a difference

By<p>They are the five countries every intrepid traveller should have in their sights if they want to make a difference to the world.<p>Colombia, Egypt, …

Wash away bad vibes with G Adventures' very own Oana Dragan as she celebrates Thailand's Songkran festival today on the 'Looptail'. Make sure your watergun is full — and hit the link: http://gadvnt.rs/1gikywF