In the ground floor office, Pedro Mayoral is explaining his situation to a social worker. He is registering for the program for the first time. "I make a living selling used clothes," says the 72-year-old. "But now my income is gone, and I don't know what to do," he adds, visibly ashamed of himself, before setting off on the half-hour walk back home. According to the government, three-quarters of a million Mexicans have already received bridging loans — but it's a drop in the ocean, and millions like Mayoral and Cortes are falling through the holes in the net. … [Read more...] about In Mexico, coronavirus floods food banks with demand
World bank land and poverty conference 2019
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Speaking to Glamour in June, Sofia told how she started out with a job at the Charlotte Tilbury counter in Selfridges after leaving school, where she spent two years cutting her teeth alongside other make-up artist hopefuls. … [Read more...] about Make-up artist niece of Charlotte Tilbury looks set to follow in her aunt’s footsteps as she lands high-end fashion shows and holidays with stars
Ready to rumble! UFC and boxing fight cards get approved in Las Vegas Mixed martial arts and boxing are back in business in Nevada as the state's athletic commission has unanimously agreed during a teleconference Wednesday to allow two UFC events and two Top Rank boxing shows in Las Vegas over the next two weeks. … [Read more...] about What happens in Vegas… must be in line with the covid rules: World’s most famous gambling and bachelor party mecca reopens NEXT WEEK – but will the new safety guidelines ruin the party?