High expectations for Chile Cyber Day

Chile expects to see sales of US$120mn during the Cyber Day Chile e-commerce discount event that takes place on May 29-31, according to the Santiago chamber of commerce (CCS).

During the same event last year, some US$111mn in sales were made with 96 companies participating, receiving 37mn visits and recording 600,000 transactions.

This year there […]

Anti-abortion Poland offers payments for disabled newborns

Polish lawmakers approved a plan Friday to pay a bonus to families whose child is born disabled – part of a policy aimed at curbing the number of abortions.

The “For Life” plan, which is expected to take effect next year, gives a one-time payment of 4,000 zlotys ($1,000) upon the birth of a disabled […]

National Holidays in Argentina

The following are the National public holidays (Feriados Nacionales Argentina) and other observances of Argentina. Though holidays of many faiths are respected, public holidays usually include most Catholic based holidays. Historic holidays include the celebration of the May Revolution (25 May), Independence Day (9 July), National Flag Day (20 June) and the death of José […]

How journalists should report disability sport

The English Federation of Disability Sport has helped compiled new research which suggests the public are keen for disabled sports athletes to be reported on a par with their able-bodied counterparts – all year around.

 

The report also suggests that journalists need to improve their already feeble reporting and implement 4 key steps to […]

Election Office wants to make next elections more disabled friendly

A major step has been taken to see that persons with disabilities are properly equipped to vote in the next general elections with disabled friendly awareness. The Fijian Elections Office has signed a terms of reference with the Pacific Disability Forum and Fiji National Council for Disabled Persons.

Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem says they […]