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DEMOGRAPHICS : One Map That Shows Why English Will Never Be The Official Language Of The U.S.A.

WALTER HICKEY 2 MINUTES AGO






The U.S. Census Bureau just published a new report on languages besides English used among Americans. 




The report is an excellent read, but this map is the real standout.





You'll see the regions where non-English speakers are among the highest numbers of the population. 



When you compare it to the map of the most populous counties in the U.S., it becomes abundantly clear that while English may be the language of commerce and government in the country, it'll never be the only language. 







US Census











Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/one-map-that-proves-english-will-never-be-the-official-language-of-the-us-2013-9#ixzz2ecT4TG7R

Mojo Organics introduces new exotic juice line Chiquita Tropicals

DBR Staff Writer




Published 11 September 2013








US-based Mojo Organics has introduced a new line of exotic juice, Chiquita Tropicals that are made from tropical fruits.



The new Chiquita Tropicals line features four products - Banana Strawberry, Mango, Pineapple and Passion Fruit.





Commenting on the launch, Mojo Organics chairman and CEO Glenn Simpson said that the launch of Chiquita Tropicals is another milestone for MOJO that enables it to offer consumers great tasting and healthy beverage options.





"We are proud to use Rainforest Alliance Certified fruits, which helps support farmers and their families and contribute to sustainable agriculture that is the hallmark of the brand," added Simpson.






Mojo Organics noted that Chiquita Tropicals' package is ergonomically designed and easy to hold. The label features easy to read icons such as zero added sugar, no preservatives, naturally low sodium, vegan, naturally gluten free, non-genetically modified, and kosher.







http://fruitjuice.drink…

Mojo Organics introduces new exotic juice line Chiquita Tropicals

DBR Staff Writer




Published 11 September 2013








US-based Mojo Organics has introduced a new line of exotic juice, Chiquita Tropicals that are made from tropical fruits.



The new Chiquita Tropicals line features four products - Banana Strawberry, Mango, Pineapple and Passion Fruit.





Commenting on the launch, Mojo Organics chairman and CEO Glenn Simpson said that the launch of Chiquita Tropicals is another milestone for MOJO that enables it to offer consumers great tasting and healthy beverage options.






"We are proud to use Rainforest Alliance Certified fruits, which helps support farmers and their families and contribute to sustainable agriculture that is the hallmark of the brand," added Simpson.






Mojo Organics noted that Chiquita Tropicals' package is ergonomically designed and easy to hold. The label features easy to read icons such as zero added sugar, no preservatives, naturally low sodium, vegan, naturally gluten free, non-genetically modified, and kosher.







http://fruitjuice.drink…

MAERSK BET ON BIGGER VESSEL WILL HAVE RAMIFICATIONS FOR CONTAINER INDUSTRY ...

Risk Ahoy: Maersk, Daewoo Build the World's Biggest Boat




By Drake Bennett


September 05, 2013

Photograph by John Francis Peters for Bloomberg Businessweek Behind this week’s cover



Every weekday morning in Okpo, a former fishing village near the heel of the Korean Peninsula, the streets fill with men and women—on bicycles, motorcycles, scooters, and on foot—in the matching gray jackets of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. 




The commuters stream down the hill from the residential neighborhoods toward the harbor. They pass the small marina strewn with bits of netting and plastic patio furniture, where a few trawlers are tied up, and the pier where a replica of a famed 15th century armored Korean warship floats. Just beyond the harbor, some workers split off into a complex of DSME office towers. 


The rest continue on to the gates of the shipyard. There, after forming up with their teams for calisthenics, they get to work.



Geoje Island, where Okpo is situated, is the global capita…

NO MORE ABUSE : SHIPPING INDUSTRY CALL FOR WEIGHING OF CONTAINERS AT PORT OF DEPARTURE ...

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) this month needs to advance a rule to require weighing of containers prior to boarding: photos here show why:







http://www.worldshipping.org/industry-issues/safety/Verification_of_container_weights_DSC_17-INF_5_-_Examples.pdf










June 2011: Containership Deneb in Algeciras: The ship in this picture suffered a significant stability incident. A review after the incident found that out of the 168 containers on the load list, 16 – or roughly 1 out 10 – containers had actual weights far in excess of the declared weights. 





The actual weights exceeded the declared weight in a range from between 1.9 times as much as the declared weight to as much as 6.7 times the 
declared weight. The total, actual weight of these 16 containers was more than 278 tonnes 
above their total, declared weight of about 93 tonnes or four times higher than their declared 
weight. 







USA : "ATTACKS ONLY SERVE TO STRENGTHEN OUR RESOLVE"

BRAZEN : Second drugs ship torched

A general cargoship crew set fire to their vessel off France as a warship closed in during a drugs bust, the second such incident in the Mediterranean in a matter of days.







The French ministry of defence said it was acting on information from French customs about the 1,500-dwt Luna-S (built 1974), flagged in Tanzania.








It was arrested in international waters in the western Mediterranean on Sunday, but as the warship approached, the crew had set the vessel on fire.






All eight seafarers were evacuated safely



Algerian vessels helped isolate the blaze in the accommodation block as the ship drifted.




Customs officials later confirmed the presence of cannabis on board, but work to search the vessel and estimate the volume involved has been slowed by heat and smoke.




A tug is towing the vessel, operated by Zain Shipping of the Marshall Islands, into a French port.







News of the incident comes days after another Tanzanian-flagged ship, the 2,100-dwt Gold Star (built 1975), was intercepted off Italy with 30…

9-11 TWELVE YEARS LATER : HAUNTING MEMORIES OF SEPT. 11 SHAPE SYRIA DEBATE

By JOSH LEDERMAN— Sep. 11 3:08 AM EDT




Anti-war activist Joyce Brody rallies for peace outside the offices of Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), a senior member of the Intelligence Committee, to urge him to vote against a possible limited military strike on Syria in Hollywood selection of Los Angeles Tuesday, Sept 10, 2013. 







In the run-up to a prime-time televised speech, President Barack Obama blended the threat of a military strike with the hope of a diplomatic solution Tuesday as he worked to rid Syria of an illicit stockpile of fearsome chemical weapons. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)










The Tribute in Light rises above lower Manhattan, during a test, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 in New York. The light display commemorates the twin towers of the World Trade Center that were destroyed in terrorist attacks 12 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001. One World Trade Center is in the center background. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)










WASHINGTON (AP) — Twelve years later, haunting memories of Sept. 11 are shaping the debate over what to d…