International Adoption - Finland
DISCLAIMER: The information in this circular relating to the legal requirements of specific foreign countries is provided for general information only. Questions involving interpretation of specific foreign laws should be addressed to foreign legal counsel. PLEASE NOTE: Finnish law does not...
Latvia: About the Country
Introduction :: Latvia Background: The name "Latvia" originates from the ancient... International Adoption - Estonia
DISCLAIMER: The information in this circular relating to the legal requirements of specific foreign countries is provided for general information only. Questions involving interpretation of specific foreign laws should be addressed to foreign counsel. Prospective adoptive parents are advised to... Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy and Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
Description Since 1996, strong evidence has accumulated for a causal relationship between ongoing outbreaks in Europe of a disease in cattle called bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE, or "mad cow disease") and a disease in humans called variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD). Both disorders,...
Ng: Estonia and tech
WE were talking about high-tech places with some friends and Estonia was mentioned. I would think that for most of you, the name would not ring a bell. The country is very small and its population of 1.3 million makes it even smaller than Metro Cebu. Finland, Estonia tighten digital bonds
TALLINN - Cooperation between Estonia and Finland in the field of information and communication technology was welcomed and heralded at a Dec. 11 meeting between Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip and Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen, reports LETA. Fitch Affirms Estonia at 'A+'; Outlook Stable
LONDON, December 12 Fitch Ratings has affirmed Estonia's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings at 'A+' with a Stable Outlook. The Country Ceiling is affirmed at 'AAA' and the Short-term ... Research and Markets: Estonia Oil and Gas Markets Outlook to 2025
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Estonia Oil and Gas Markets Outlook to 2025 - Supply, De
Just in Time for Halloween: Orphan
October 30, 2009, 6:44 am
Let's get one thing straight: I hate horror movies. I had no intention of seeing Orphan . But when the adoption community came out in droves to boycott it, even getting Warner Brothers to change the film's trailer, it reminded me of church groups protesting The Last Temptation of Christ ... Traveling families face pollution.
August 24, 2007, 6:22 am
Faithful readers of this space will recall the tragic plight of the baiji , the Yangtze River dolphin , that isn't around any more to complain about the noise and bustle of modern industrial China. Before adopting son (son!) last year, we took a river cruise. It was gorgeous, memorable, gave an... An Update On Rotary In Russia
June 29, 2007, 6:11 am
I don’t often get the time to go back to posts I have already published. But the folks at Rotary International's OrphanAct charity have been keeping me posted on their outreach in Russia and, I am happy to report, it is continuing quite nicely.
You might remember that, back in February, I...