Looking at the reasons for the split of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) from Cosatu, it is important to distinguish between the apparent cause and the real cause of the division.

For some years now, Numsa members have refused to wear National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) T-shirts, based on an acrimonious dispute about which union should by rights organise Eskom workers. After the collapse of NUM membership to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union in the Rustenburg platinum belt, Numsa officials believed they should be better represented in Cosatus leadership than the suddenly diminished NUM.

But these are all apparent causes, and have...

    The Organization of American States (OAS), the Colombian Institute of Educational Loans and Studies Abroad (ICETEX) and Los Andes University (Uniandes) wish to congratulate Ms. Sonia Rosita Boddie for receiving a scholarship award for the onsite course on Qualitative and Quantitative Techniques for the Analysis of Data in Public Policy, which will takes place in Bogotaacute;, Colombia, from November 18 to November 22nd, 2014.

    Ms. Sonia Boddie, is the Caricom Youth Ambassador for the Federation of St.Kitts and Nevis and works at the St. Kitts and Nevis Inland Revenue Department as a Senior Tax Inspector.

    The scholarship received includes the cover...

The interviews are currently going on and there will be no charges for those who are selected for the jobs. These hospital groups have offered jobs in most of the Middle East countries and also at their hospitals in the country, said Sudeep.

He said the salary range from Rs.70,000 to 90,000 for those nurses who have a graduate nursing qualification and some experience. Those nurses who have just a general nursing qualification are being offered Rs.40,000 to Rs 60,000. And those nurses who opt for a job in the country will get Rs.18,000, Sudeep added.

Earlier in the day, Chandy addressed the nurses and said his government was committed to its promise of providing them help. Chandy...

Over 3,000 Peruvian scholars to conduct postgraduate studies in US

Via Andina

The number is expected to increase with the induction of International Education Week.

(Photo: Andina)

Over 3,000 Peruvians received scholarships to study in the United States...

By Regan Hewitt

Two dollars can buy you two items off of McDonald’s Dollar Menu. Two dollars is about half of the cost of a large Wiggin Street Coffee latte. Two dollars is also the amount of money that allowed Ohio to sidestep the top 10 and take the number 11 spot on a list issued by the Institute for College Access and Success of states whose undergraduate students are burdened by the highest educational loans.

Within the purportedly debt-laden state of Ohio, Kenyon graduating students will have relatively minimal debt, according to the Columbus Dispatch. Out of a list of 42 Ohio colleges and universities featured in a Dispatch article (“Are Ohio students getting...

A survey of credit union executives reveals that auto loans will be their top priority in 2015. Apple Pay is also on their radar.

By a two-to-one margin, credit union executives say that auto loans (46%) are their top growth opportunity over the next 12 months. Nearly 84% of those participating in an October 2014 survey from TransUnion ranked auto loans as one of their top three areas for growth. The next highest product: mortgage loans (22%).

TransUnion hypothesizes that credit unions are gravitating towards auto loans because of the continued low delinquency rates and high demand for both new and used cars. Its probably also safe to assume that as the overall lending...

Newport, RI (PRWEB) November 20, 2014

Embrace Home Loans is pleased to welcome the return of Marc Walz to assist in their ongoing retail expansion. As both Sales Manager and Loan Officer, Walz will assist in opening new branches, recruiting and training new Loan Officers and originating mortgage loans in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.

Walz is pleased to return to the company he has called home for 10 of the last 18 years. “After working with other large banks, lenders and brokers, I can honestly say from my own experience that there is no place like home. It’s heartwarming to have so many of my colleagues welcoming me back.” Walz is particularly...

Mount Laurel, New Jersey-based Freedom Mortgage Corporationannounced an agreement to acquire the assets of Continental Home Loansof Melville, New York.

Under the acquisition, the management and staff formerly with Continental Home Loans joinsCHL Mortgage, a division of Freedom Mortgage.

As Freedom Mortgages CHL Division, the organization will continue to be led by its executive team, Mike McHugh, Eric Reeps and Sam Barreta.

This new addition brings Freedom to over 2,000 employees and over $2 billion in monthly loan volume.

Freedom Mortgage President and CEO Stanley Middleman explained that this acquisition is an opportunity to continue the lenders expansion...

Most Bostonians take out home equity loans to improve their homes, but large minorities of homeowners end up spending their loans on cars, major home purchases, and emergency expenses, according to a survey by TD Bank.

Three out of every five home loans went toward home renovations and expansions, the survey found, but a third of Boston residents used their equity loans to buy a car, despite only 21 percent expecting to use their loans for that reason at the outset. Similarly, 13 percent of borrowers said they expected to their loans for emergency expenses, but 21 percent actually did.

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Embrace Home Loans has anniouncedthe return of Marc Walz to assist in the companysongoing retail expansion. As both sales manager and loan officer, Walz will assist in opening new branches, recruiting and training new Loan Officers and originating mortgage loans in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.

Walz is pleased to return to the company he has called home for 10 of the last 18 years.

“After working with other large banks, lenders and brokers, I can honestly say from my own experience that there is no place like home. It’s heartwarming to have so many of my colleagues welcoming me back, said Walz. I look forward to offering Embrace’s extensive portfolio...