Tag: Scott Filler

Geneva’s Unemployment Rate Too High?

People around the world are envious of the Swiss and their financial security and employment rates. Even though Switzerland has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the world, the rates in some major cities is slowly rising. Major cities like Zurich and Geneva have had generally stable unemployment rates over the past years, until recently. Geneva specifically has faced… Read more →

International Affair Talks Take Place In Geneva

Geneva is the host to a very important international political discussion involving the United Nations but more importantly for these meeting in Geneva, between The United State of America, China, France, Germany, and Russia as they attempt to resolve the ever going problem of weapons of mass destruction with Iran. US diplomat John Kerry will be meeting with Iranian officials… Read more →

Geneva Auto Show

We are currently underway at the highly anticipated Geneva Auto Show. This year will be the 85th year of the convention and car manufactures are not holding back in unveiling new beautiful, modern marvels. What makes the Auto Show so interesting in Geneva is that Switzerland is not a major auto manufacturing country, so even though this is a European Auto… Read more →

Top 5 Attractions in Geneva

5. Archaeological Site at St. Pierre’s Cathedral Located on the peak and heart of Geneva’s old town, St. Pierre’s Cathedral offers many activities for all types of tourists. To start, located at the top of the old town, the breathtaking view alone gives the the Cathedral the view of the Swiss Alps. This view is priceless and if you are lucky… Read more →

Geneva University Hospital: Doctor Infected

Felix Baez Sarria, doctor of Cuban decent, currently at Geneva University Hospital after his overseas trip in Sierra Leone where he contracted the ebola virus. The Cuban doctor arrived at HUG (Geneva University Hospital Intensive Care Unit) Friday. He is being taken care under tight security and a tightly isolated area of the hospital. The Local reported, “The 43-year-old doctor was… Read more →

Lake Geneva: Testing?

Lake Geneva, known for its peace and tranquility, coffee shops and scenic views of the beautiful lake. This seemingly peaceful area has been interrupted according to residents of the Lake region. On October 31, 2014, several volunteers were willingly injected with a small portion of the Ebola virus. The reason is for medical purposes, in hope to find a vaccination… Read more →

WHO Meeting About Ebola

In Geneva, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) met for two days to discuss the Ebola virus and its outbreak in Western Africa.  The emergency committee met to discuss their role and decide whether the outbreak is a “public health emergency of international concern.”  This according to Islands Business.  This will be a historic two-day conference as it was… Read more →

Activities at Lake Geneva

In a recent article by the New York Daily News, there are lots of fun things to do in the Lake Geneva region this summer. Many people when they think of Switzerland are images of people skiing down snowy mountains. In the summertime, those same mountains are photographed in the summer but instead of snow, there are cows warming themselves… Read more →

U.N. Discusses Syrian Conflict

In a recent article published by the Voice of America, U.N. investigators in Geneva, Switzerland are warning that the Syrian conflict is threatening the entire region. According to the Commission of Inquiry on Syria, there is a growing threat of a regional war in the Middle East. Latests reports document the extent of the violence and suffering that the Syrian… Read more →

Second Meeting in Geneva About Ukraine

Another meeting has been called to address the situation between Ukraine and Russia.  The meeting will take place in Geneva and will be with the foreign ministers of the European Union.  The Council was in unanimous favor of holding a second meeting after the first round of talks took place on April 17 that involved contributors from Russia, the European… Read more →