Month: February 2011

World food prices surge to new historic peak

Rome – World food prices surged to a new ‘historic’ peak in January, for the seventh consecutive month, according to the updated UN Food and Agriculture Organisation’s Food Price Index, the agency said Thursday. The index – a commodity basket that regularly tracks monthly changes in global food prices – averaged 231 points in January

‘Wolf Pack’ Teen Bullying Case — Is America Getting Meaner?

By Dr. Dale ArcherPublished February 03, Nadin Khoury was brought to the United States ten years ago by his mother to escape the cruelty that accompanied the Liberian Civil War. Last month he was left suspended by his coat from a seven-foot-high fence after being punched, dragged, kicked and beaten in a Philadelphia suburb.