NBA Legend Isiah Thomas Sets Up to Dominate the Pan-American Cannabis Space

Superstar and NBA Icon Isiah Thomas, whose Cheurlin Champagne is one of the best-selling in the world, announced that his company, ISIAH International, LLC, will invest $3 million into One World Pharma, Inc., a U.S. based, fully licensed, pure-play hemp and cannabis ingredient producer in Columbia.

U.S. Department of Labor Releases Report on Global Child Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor today released the 18th annual edition of its Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor. The report, prepared by the Department’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), shines a spotlight on child labor globally and assesses the progress some countries have made in upholding their international commitments to eliminate this practice.

Study Finds Most of the World Failing at Gender Equality

“This report should serve as a wakeup call to the world. We won’t meet the SDGs with 40% of girls and women living in countries that are failing on gender equality,” said Melinda Gates, Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

A Conversation with ‘We Are The Heat’s’ Director Jorge Navas

In director Jorge Navas’ new film “We Are The Heat” (Somos Calentura) we explore the lives of Afro-Colombian dancers living in Buenaventura, one of Colombia’ poorest cities, and a hub of violence and drug trafficking.  So skilled a storyteller, Navas in part made the very city (Buenaventura) a character in the explosive drama.

‘We Are The Heat’— A Deep Dive into the Lives of Afro-Colombian Dancers

Director Jorge Navas’s new thriller, “We Are The Heat” (Somos Calentura), filmed in modern Colombia takes an audience into a world of violence and dance.  The compelling story is told through the eyes of a young dancer, and father named Harvey (Duván Arizala) who dreams of another life but can’t seem to leave the crippling poverty and gang life of Buenaventura.  His life options are thin, he stands in the middle of decisions that impact the lives of his family if he choices wrong. His choices are to rejoin his dance crew and compete for a small sum of prize money or take a dangerous job opportunity presented by a gang leader.