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19 edificios como 19 heridas: Por qué el sismo nos pegó tan fuerte

by Alejandro Sánchez

El 19 de septiembre de 2017 un terremoto azotó México. Murieron 369 personas. Pero no las mató el sismo. Los responsables fueron la corrupción, la impunidad, la dejadez, el olvido e incluso la falta de cultura cívica. A un año del desastre, esta obra investiga qué salió mal en 19 de los edificios más dañados por el temblor. ¿Por qué hubo tantos muertos 32 años después del terremoto de 1985? El libro, así, pinta cuáles son los problemas que resquebrajaron México... y alerta: si no se solucionan, volverá a ocurrir una tragedia similar. Reportajes de: Óscar Alarcón - Hugo Corzo Zanabria - Silvia Garduño Francisco Goldman - Édgar Ledesma Gasca - Albinson Linares Francisco Nieto - Ernesto Núñez Albarrán - Georgina Olson Jiménez Peniley Ramírez - Paris Alejandro Salazar - Nantzin Saldaña Neldy San Martín # Alejandro Sánchez - Laura Sánchez Ley Claudia Solera - Laura Toribio - Daniel Venegas. Las ganancias de este libro serán entregadas a los damnificados del Multifamiliar Tlalpan.

The 1913 McKinney Store Collapse (Disaster)

by Carol O'Keefe Wilson

A powerful vibration, a deafening noise and a swell of thick dust brought residents of McKinney pouring into the public square on the afternoon of January 23, 1913. What they saw was horrifying--an entire building had collapsed, demolishing two popular retailers, the Cheeves Mississippi Store and Tingle Implement Store. Their contents, including many shoppers and clerks, spilled out into the streets, where layer upon layer of debris settled into a massive, ragged pile. In spite of a herculean rescue effort, eight people perished. Carol Wilson sifts through the disaster and its aftermath, dredging up some troubling facts about how the tragedy might have been prevented.

The 1998–2000 Eritrea-Ethiopia War and Its Aftermath in International Legal Perspective: From the 2000 Algiers Agreements to the 2018 Peace Agreement

by Andrea De Guttry Harry H. G. Post Gabriella Venturini

This book centres on the war that raged between Eritrea and Ethiopia from 1998 to 2000, a war that caused great loss of life and tremendous devastation. It analyses the war in great detail from an international legal perspective: the nature and the state of the boundary conflict preceding the actual armed conflict, the military actions themselves, the role of the UN peace-keeping mission, the responsibility for the multitude of explosive remnants of the war left behind. Ample attention is paid to the decisions of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission and the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission. This study is not limited to the war and the period immediately following it, it also examines its more extended aftermath prolonging the analysis as far as the more recent improvement in the relations between Eritrea and Ethiopia, away from a situation of ‘no war, no peace’ that prevailed after the armed conflict ended. The analysis of the war and its aftermath is not only in terms of international legal issues, it has been placed in a wider than strictly legal perspective. The book is a valuable work for academics and practitioners in international law, human rights and humanitarian law in particular, for political scientists, diplomats, civil servants, historians, and all those others seriously interested in the Horn of Africa. Andrea de Guttry is Full Professor of Public International Law at the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna in Pisa, Italy. Harry H.G. Post is Adjunct Professor in the Faculté Libre de Droit of the Université Catholique de Lille in Lille, France. Gabriella Venturini is Professor Emerita in the Dipartimento di Studi internazionali, giuridici e storico-politici of the Università degli Studi di Milano in Milan, Italy.

19S: El día que cimbró México

by Yohali Reséndiz

Una mirada a las fallas estructurales del gobierno y la corrupción de las instituciones. La coincidencia con el temblor de 1985: el mismo día y mes, no podía ser menos macabra y triste; pero, ¿qué dejó a los mexicanos este fenómeno de la naturaleza? ¿Cómo reaccionaron los gobiernos estatales y federal? ¿Qué lecciones de vida nos dio, una vez más, la sociedad? Yohali Reséndiz, experta en el análisis de problemas sociales, ofrece en este libro una serie de testimonios relevantes sobre quienes salieron a la calle a ayudar a sus semejantes y enfrentaron el desastre. Nos habla de los héroes anónimos que interrumpieron su asombro y dolor para compartir en brigadas y donativos su solidaridad. El libro deja en claro verdades impactantes: con el derrumbe de varios edificios se puso de manifiesto la corrupción del negocio inmobiliario; algunos grupos políticos retuvieron lasdonaciones con fines electorales y se descubrieron severas omisiones en el reglamento de construcciones. El gobierno nunca estuvo preparado para enfrentar el desastre y además reaccionó tarde. ¿Por qué el TEC de Monterrey, en la Ciudad de México, cerró la posibilidad de ayuda de voluntarios y se preocupó más por limpiar el desastre que por la solidaridad? 19S: El día que cimbró México destaca la participación desinteresada de ciudadanos de todas las esferas sociales, revela el pésimo manejo de algunos medios de comunicación ante el suceso -la historia lamentable de la inexistente niña Frida Sofía- y demuestra cómo a pesar de sus gobiernos corruptos, México se levanta de nuevo para denunciar y exigir justicia.

The 19th Christmas (Women's Murder Club #19)

by James Patterson Maxine Paetro

If the Women's Murder Club can't be together this Christmas, a killer is to blame. <P><P>As the holidays approach, Detective Lindsay Boxer and her friends in the Women's Murder Club have much to celebrate. Crime is down. The medical examiner's office is quiet. Even the courts are showing some Christmas spirit. And the news cycle is so slow that journalist Cindy Thomas is on assignment to tell a story about the true meaning of the season for San Francisco. <P><P>Then a fearsome criminal known only as "Loman" seizes control of the headlines. He is planning a deadly surprise for Christmas morning. And he has commissioned dozens of criminal colleagues to take actions that will mask his plans. All that Lindsay and the SFPD can figure out is that Loman's greed -- for riches, for bloodshed, for attention -- is limitless. <P><P>Solving crimes never happens on schedule, but as this criminal mastermind unleashes credible threats by the hour, the month of December is upended for the Women's Murder Club. Avoiding tragedy is the only holiday miracle they seek. <P><P><b>A New York Times Bestseller</b>

The 1st International Conference on Maritime Education and Development: ICMED

by Sanja Bauk Stojče Dimov Ilčev

This book presents the proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Maritime Education and Development. The conference exchanges knowledge, experiences and ideas in the domain of maritime education and development, with the ultimate goal of generating new knowledge and implementing smart strategies and actions. Topics include the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR); unmanned air/sea surface/underwater vehicles (UxV); the digital divide and Internet accessibility; digital infrastructure; IMO E-navigation strategy; smart-ship concept; automation and digitalization; cyber security; and maritime future. This proceedings pertains to researchers, academics, students, and professionals in the realm of maritime education and development.

2,000 Mules: They Thought We'd Never Find Out. They Were Wrong.

by Dinesh D'Souza

At last, bestselling author Dinesh D'Souza exposes the powerful evidence of voting fraud that you were told didn't exist. Also, a major motion picture documentary.THE FIX WAS IN The 2020 presidential election was rife with fraud orchestrated by the Democratic Party. That&’s not just an accusation; it&’s now, thanks to bestselling author and investigative journalist Dinesh D&’Souza, an established fact. With eyewitness testimony and the pinpoint precision and analytic sophistication of the forensic technique of geotracking, D&’Souza demonstrates how an already corrupt system put in place by Democratic Party hacks and &“community organizers&” was taken over and supercharged by national-level operatives to jeopardize the integrity of the election. The key figure: the mule. A paid cut-out. A criminal deliveryman. The stooge found at the intersection where election cheating and double-dealing hit the road. The mule is the crook who physically takes a sack of ballots provided by shady NGOs and political machines—the &“community activist organizations&” made famous by former President Obama, for instance—and dumps those ballots in collection boxes throughout a voting district. Do enough of this, and you have planted voter fraud across a nation. Documentary filmmaker extraordinaire and bestselling author of America, Death of a Nation, and United States of Socialism, Dinesh D'Souza exposes powerful evidence of the colossal voting racketeering that you were told didn&’t exist. Here you will find the receipts—the transcripts and confirmatory details—for the facts establishing 2020 election fraud presented in D&’Souza&’s major motion picture documentary, 2,000 Mules. D&’Souza makes a powerful argument that 2020 was a stolen election. More important, D&’Souza proves it.

20 Prüfungssimulationen und Kurzvorträge für das mündliche Steuerberaterexamen

by Alexander Schneider Marc Philipp Müller

Das Buch gibt den Ablauf einer mündlichen Prüfung eines Steuerberaterexamens realitätsnah wieder. Im gesamten Bundesgebiet besteht die mündliche Prüfung aus sechs Prüfungsabschnitten und einem kurzen Vortrag. In diesem Buch werden die sechs Prüfungsabschnitte in der üblichen Reihenfolge nachgebildet. So werden jeweils zwei Prüfungsabschnitte den Vertretern des Berufsstandes und der Finanzverwaltung zugeordnet. Jeweils ein Prüfungsabschnitt ist vorgesehen für den Vertreter der Wirtschaft sowie für den Prüfungsvorsitzenden, der üblicherweise aus der Finanzverwaltung kommt. Das Buch berücksichtigt die erhöhte Bedeutung der Prüfungsgebiete Berufsrecht, Wirtschaftsrecht und allgemeines Recht sowie Fragestellungen zu aktuellen steuerlichen Entwicklungen und betriebswirtschaftliche Themen. Bei den Kurzvorträgen liegt ein Schwerpunkt bei Themen des Zivilrechts, die erfahrungsgemäß häufig eines der drei Vortragthemen darstellen. Das Buch umfasst den Rechtsstand bis April 2023. Alle aktuellen Änderungen im Steuerrecht sind berücksichtigt und teilweise als Fragen in den Prüfungsabschnitten enthalten.Der InhaltAblauf der mündlichen Prüfung des Steuerberaterexamens20 PrüfungssimulationenZwei Teilbereiche für den Berufsstand und der FinanzverwaltungEin Teilbereich für den Vertreter der Wirtschaft und dem Vorsitzendem des Prüfungsausschusses20 VortragsthemenDie AutorenAlexander Schneider ist promovierter Rechtsanwalt, Fachanwalt für Steuerrecht, Steuerberater und Wirtschaftsprüfer. Er lehrt als Professor auf den Gebieten des Steuerrechts. Zudem ist er als Partner im Bereich Steuern für die BDO AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft AG und ist an der Steuerberaterkammer München seit mehr als 20 Jahren als Prüfer für das mündliche Steuerberaterexamen bestellt.Marc Philipp Müller ist Master of Science und Steuerberater. Er ist als Manager im Bereich Tax & Legal für die BDO AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft AG in München tätig. Er hat die mündliche Steuerberaterprüfung im April 2022 erfolgreich abgelegt und konnte daher seine frisch gesammelten Eindrücke und Erfahrungen in das vorliegende Vorbereitungsbuch einfließen lassen.

200 Contractual Problems and their Solutions

by J. Roger Knowles

This book examines 200 contractual problems which regularly arise on building and engineering projects and provides a detailed explanation of their solutions, citing standard contract conditions and key parts of legal judgements as authority. A succinct summary is provided at the end of each detailed solution. It covers problems together with their solutions in respect of: Procurement matters Tenders and bidding Design issues Letters of intent Contractor's programme Contractor's float Delays Concurrent Delays Extensions of time Liquidated/delay damages Unliquidated damages Variations Loss and expense/additional cost claims Acceleration Global claims Payment Damage to the works Exclusion clauses Retention of title Practical completion Defect correction Adjudication This book deals with a broad range of construction contracts including JCT Standard Form and Design and Build, New Engineering Contract NEC3, ICE and GC/Works/1. This book was first published under the title of One Hundred Contractual Problems and Their Solutions, with a second edition entitled One Hundred and Fifty Contractual Problems and their Solutions. This third edition adds 50 new problems and replaces 15 of those in the last edition. Of the remainder half have been the subject of revision. "Deserves a place on every site and in every office as the standard handbook on contractual problems"—Construction Law Digest

2009 International Plumbing Code Commentary

by International Code Council Staff

Staying true to the formula that has made the International Code Council's Code & Commentary series so successful, this book leads readers through the code's text, tables, and figures, and follows up each section with a detailed commentary. This commentary provides a unique opportunity to get an in-depth glimpse of the regulations in action; it covers the code's implications, effective applications, as well as the potential consequences that may arise if not followed properly. A valuable resource for people from a variety of professional backgrounds, from code officials and construction workers to building contractors and plumbers, it will take your knowledge of the 2009 IPC to the next level.

2009 Supplement to the American Indian Law Deskbook, Fourth Edition

by Conference of Western Attorneys General

Thorough, scholarly, and balanced, the American Indian Law Deskbook, Fourth Edition, published in February 2009, is an invaluable reference for a wide range of people working with Indian tribes, including attorneys, legal scholars, government officials, social workers, state and tribal jurists, and historians. The 2009 Supplement reviews cases issued as well as statutes and administrative rules adopted between July 2008 and June 2009. It additionally covers law review articles published between spring 2008 and spring 2009.

The 2012 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide: Critical Decisions Made Simple

by Sharon D. Nelson John W. Simek Michael C. Maschke Ross L. Kodner

This annual guide is the only one of its kind written to help solo and small firm lawyers find the best technology for their dollar. You'll find the most current information and recommendations on computers, servers, networking equipment, legal software, printers, security products, smartphones, the iPad and anything else a law office might need. It's written in clear, easily understandable language to make implementation easier if you choose to do it yourself, or you can use it in conjunction with your IT consultant. Either way, you'll learn how to make technology work for you

The 2017 FIDIC Contracts

by William Godwin

Provides a clear and comprehensive guide to the 2017 FIDIC contracts—written by a member of the FIDIC Updates Task Group FIDIC contracts are the most widely used engineering standard form contracts internationally but until 2017 the three main forms (the Red, Yellow and Silver Books) had not been amended or updated for nearly two decades, since the first editions were published in 1999. Written by a specialist lawyer who was member of the FIDIC Updates Task Group responsible for writing the new contracts, this book examines in detail the many substantial changes they have introduced. After providing an overview the contracts are examined clause by clause with the aim of showing how each compares and contrasts with the others and how the second editions compare and contrast with the first. The first chapter describes how the Red, Yellow and Silver Books evolved from earlier contract forms and the distinctive characteristics of each, before providing an overview of the updates, including new potential risks for both Employer and Contractor, and then examining, in the second chapter, key general provisions such as the new rules on notices and limitation of liability. Chapter 3 examines the enhanced role of the Engineer in the Red and Yellow Books/Employer’s Representative’s function in the Silver including the new procedure for determinations as well as the Employer’s obligations and contract administration. The Contractor’s obligations are considered in chapter 4 while chapter 5 examines his responsibility for design in the Yellow and Silver Books. Chapters 6 to 14 deal respectively with plant, materials and workmanship and staff and labour; time-related provisions in the three contracts including extensions of time, and the Employer’s right to suspend the works; testing on and after completion and the Employer’s taking over of the works; defects after taking over, acceptance of the works and unfulfilled obligations; measurement (in the Red Book), the Contract Price and payment; the new variations regime and adjustments to the Price; termination and suspension; care of the works and indemnities and Exceptional Events (previously, Force Majeure). An important feature of the new contracts is their increased emphasis on clarity in the claims process and on dispute avoidance. These topics are examined in the final two chapters, 15 and 16, which deal respectively with the new claims and dispute resolution provisions of the 2017 forms. FIDIC contracts are the most widely used standard forms of contract for international engineering and construction projects Provides a clear and comprehensive guide to the 2017 FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver Books Written by a senior specialist lawyer and member of the FIDIC 2017 Updates Task Group responsible for writing the new contracts Accessible to those with little or no familiarity with FIDIC contracts The 2017 FIDIC Contracts is an important guide for anyone engaged in international projects, including employers, contractors, engineers, lawyers, suppliers and project financiers/sponsors.

2017 Press Conference Records of Ministry of Environmental Protection, the People's Republic of China

by Min. of Environmental Protection of RPC

This book introduces readers to the press release work carried out by China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection in 2017. The routine press release work in 2017 was first launched by the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP). In 2017, 12 directors of the MEP and three directors of the Environmental Protection Department of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Tribune came together to answer citizens’ questions on key social issues such as Environmental Quality Monitoring, Prevention of Air Pollution, Ecosystem Protection, Water Pollution Prevention, Environmental Supervision, Legal Enforcement etc. This book will provide readers with an overview of China’s environmental protection policy initiatives, help raise public awareness of the environment, and lay the foundation for all citizens to participate in environmental governance.

2018 - 2019 Oregon Driver Manual

by Oregon Department of Transportation Driver Motor Vehicle Services

<p>The purpose of the Oregon Driver Manual is to help drivers prepare for Oregon licensing tests by providing rules of the road and safe driving practices. <p>This manual condenses and paraphrases selected language in the Oregon Revised Statutes. It also provides safety advice not included in law. This manual is not a proper legal authority to cite and should not be relied upon in a court of law. Local governments may have additional ordinances not covered in this manual.</p>

The 2018 Global Migration Compact: A Major Breakthrough or an Opportunity Lost or Both?

by Bimal Ghosh

This book analyses the 2018 Global Compact on Migration and the need for, and difficulties of adopting a multilateral agreement on migration. Particular attention is given to the challenges and constraints involved, given not only the divergent needs and conditions of different counties but also the varying interests of different groups within countries. A synoptic history of previous attempts at reaching a multilateral migration agreement is provided, from 1927 onwards, to give context to the recent negotiations. The lack of a clear recognition of migration as a global process and the absence of a firm commitment to responsibility- sharing arrangements are highlighted. The book explains why the 2018 migration is both a breakthrough and at the same time an opportunity lost. In doing so,] it also analyses the limitations of the present deal, including inadequate attention to the root causes of forced and disruptive migration in origin countries, and highlights how the 2018 agreement can be built upon to create a dynamic harmony in the global migration system. The book will be relevant to researchers and policy makers as well as to professionals and activists concerned with migration, labour economics and international development.

2018 Illinois Rules of the Road

by The State of Illinois

<p>This edition of the Illinois Rules of the Road is as accurate as possible at the time of publication. The booklet contains information you must know to pass the written test on traffic laws and signs in order to obtain basic driving privileges. It includes information on obtaining a driver’s license, driver’s license laws, traffic safety issues and general information regarding Illinois traffic laws and ordinances. <p>The language of the Illinois Compiled Statutes is condensed and paraphrased and does not cover every law or explain every possible situation that motorists may face while operating a motor vehicle. The manual also provides highway safety information not in the law. It is intended as a tool for drivers and should not be cited as a legal authority in court. Additional information and forms are available at</p>

2018 Press Conference Records of Ministry of Ecology and Environment, the People’s Republic of China

by Rong Wang

This book introduces readers to the press release work carried out by Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the People’s Republic of China in 2018. It is divided into 3 parts, and each part is arranged in chronological order. The first part contains the records of Li Ganjie, Minister of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, who attended the press conference of the two conferences and the “Ministerial Channel”. The second part contains the record of Special Representative of China's Climate Change Affairs, Xie Zhenhua, who attended the “China's Policies and Actions on Climate Change 2018 Annual Report” press conference, and Zhao Yingmin, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, who attended the “Three-year Action Plan to Win the Blue Sky Defense War” policy briefing. The third part contains the records of 12 regular press conferences of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment throughout the year.

The 2018 Yearbook of the Digital Ethics Lab (Digital Ethics Lab Yearbook #1)

by Carl Öhman David Watson

This book explores a wide range of topics in digital ethics. It features 11 chapters that analyze the opportunities and the ethical challenges posed by digital innovation, delineate new approaches to solve them, and offer concrete guidance to harness the potential for good of digital technologies. The contributors are all members of the Digital Ethics Lab (the DELab), a research environment that draws on a wide range of academic traditions.The chapters highlight the inherently multidisciplinary nature of the subject, which cannot be separated from the epistemological foundations of the technologies themselves or the political implications of the requisite reforms. Coverage illustrates the importance of expert knowledge in the project of designing new reforms and political systems for the digital age. The contributions also show how this task requires a deep self-understanding of who we are as individuals and as a species.The questions raised here have ancient -- perhaps even timeless -- roots. The phenomena they address may be new. But, the contributors examine the fundamental concepts that undergird them: good and evil, justice and truth. Indeed, every epoch has its great challenges. The role of philosophy must be to redefine the meaning of these concepts in light of the particular challenges it faces. This is true also for the digital age. This book takes an important step towards redefining and re-implementing fundamental ethical concepts to this new era.

2019 Press Conference Records of Ministry of Ecology and Environment, the People’s Republic of China

by Rong Wang

This book introduces the press release work carried out by Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the People’s Republic of China in 2019. It is divided into four parts, each arranged chronologically. The first part contains the records of Li Ganjie, Minister of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, who attended the press conference on "Promoting Ecological Civilization and Building a Beautiful China". The second part contains the records of Minister Li Ganjie's attendance at the press conference of the National People's Congress and the Chinese Political Consultative Conference as well as the "Minister channel". The third part contains the records of four press conferences on ecological and environmental protection held by the State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China. The fourth part contains the records of 12 regular press conferences held by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment.

The 2019 Yearbook of the Digital Ethics Lab (Digital Ethics Lab Yearbook)

by Christopher Burr Silvia Milano

This edited volume presents an overview of cutting-edge research areas within digital ethics as defined by the Digital Ethics Lab of the University of Oxford. It identifies new challenges and opportunities of influence in setting the research agenda in the field.The yearbook presents research on the following topics: conceptual metaphor theory, cybersecurity governance, cyber conflicts, anthropomorphism in AI, digital technologies for mental healthcare, data ethics in the asylum process, AI’s legitimacy and democratic deficit, digital afterlife industry, automatic prayer bots, foresight analysis and the future of AI. This volume appeals to students, researchers and professionals.

2020 California Penal Code

by Qwik-Codes

2020 California Penal Code

2020 Not-for-Profit Accounting and Auditing Update (AICPA)

by Melisa F. Galasso

Learn the latest accounting and auditing developments affecting not-for-profits so that accountants, auditors, and financial managers can prepare financial statements with confidence. This work covers new FASB requirements and information on the latest OMB and Yellow Book developments. It features major program determination and case studies related to revenue recognition and auditing documentation and covers hot topics including: NFP financial statements Risk assessment Documentation Leases Yellow Book Major program determination Key changes GASB updates including GASB Statement No. 91, Conduit Debt Obligations AICPA activities including changes to the auditor's report FASB updates including revenue recognition, grants and contracts, updating the definition of collections, and implementation issue surrounding the financial reporting standard Federal government activities including updates to the Compliance Supplement and proposed changes to the Uniform Guidance

2020 Press Conference Records of Ministry of Ecology and Environment, the People’s Republic of China

by Ministry of Ecology and Environment

This book records the press release of Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the People’s Republic of China in 2020. It is divided into three parts chronologically. The first part contains the records of Minister Huang Runqiu‘s attendance at the press conference of the National People's Congress and the Chinese Political Consultative Conference as well as the "Minister Channel". The second part contains the records of four press conferences on ecological and environmental protection held by the State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China. The third part contains the records of 12 regular press conferences held by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the People’s Republic of China.

2021 Supplement To Civil Procedure, 5th, Rules, Statutes, And Recent Developments (University Casebook)

by Thomas Rowe Jr. Suzanna Sherry Jay Tidmarsh

The 2021 Statutory and Case Supplement brings the casebook up-to-date, noting new developments in a short introductory section. Because the supplement includes the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and edited advisory committee notes, as well as the United States Constitution and relevant portions of the United States Code, the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, and the Rules of the Supreme Court of the United States, it can be used with any civil procedure casebook.

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