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The Latin American History Podcast aims to tell the story of Spanish and Portuguese America from its very beginnings up until the present day. Latin America’s history is home to some of the most exciting and unbelievable stories of adventure and exploration, and this podcast will tell these stories in all their glory. It will examine colonial society, slavery, and what life was like for the region’s inhabitants during this period. We will look at what caused the wars of independence, how the ...
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IHS Markit is now part of S&P Global- Hear exclusive energy insights & analysis. Engage with our experts as we explore the complex environment that shapes global energy markets. Follow our two podcast series- Upstream in Perspective, which focuses on trends within the upstream industry- and EnergyCents, which features our experts discussing the intersection of the financial and energy industries.
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Mats and Miles is a weekly show about yoga, running, and Pilates featuring conversations with everyday people who champion a consistent movement practice. Hosted by Shuva Rahim, you'll learn from inspiring practitioners and instructors, get fitness-related recommendations, and hear race reviews. Go deeper in the stretch or pick up the pace as you learn, get inspired, and have fun reaching your fitness goals.
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Coming from the much loved platform Know Your Caribbean, this podcast is geared entirely to telling the stories of the Caribbean, it's history and culture, food, music and more. Including the fan favourite Gangsta Stories from the Caribbean. Here to uplift, empower through education in ways that make you feel connected to yourself. So get to know yourself through Know Your Caribbean. Hosted by Fiona Compton with special guests. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Geologic and political borders are not always the same. Can Guyana’s success as an oil province extend to next-door Suriname? Siddhartha Sen and Isaac Nuti join EnergyCents with hosts Hill Vaden and Sam Humphreys to discuss offshore exploration activity in Suriname, and consider which projects may have the highest likelihood of extending Guyana’s c…
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The global refining sector is approaching the end of its Golden Age as motor-fuel demand wanes in the developed world and large new-build projects in Nigeria and Mexico threaten Atlantic Basin margins. Hedi Grati joins EnergyCents with hosts Hill Vaden and Sam Humphreys to discuss a global refining industry in flux and how the sector will adapt to …
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Almost at the same time that Miguel de Buria was founding his brief free kingdom, another man was doing the same in Panama. Bayano would prove to be even more of a problem for the Spanish than his counterpart in Venezuela. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-latin-american-history-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://red…
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Americans love pick-up trucks, and the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that make them rely on their relatively high profit margins to fuel earnings. Darragh Punch joins EnergyCents with hosts Hill Vaden and Sam Humphreys to discuss North America’s love affair with pick-up trucks and why electrifying them could be so important to mass EV ado…
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Today's episode is an interview with Camilla Townsend about her new book The Aztec Myths. In it we discuss the origins of the Aztec, the workings of their calendar, the codices which provide us with a vital insight into the Aztec world, and how Aztec religious practices were impacted by Christianity after the conquest. The book can be pre-ordered h…
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In this episode, host Lyla June interviews Marina Thomas, a curly haired, light skinned Onk Akimel O'odham mother fighting for the existence of our culture so our kids can play in the water. Their discussion focuses around the intense urbanization, colonization, distortion of their history and water theft the Akimel O'odham people are facing in the…
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Singapore, which relies on natural gas to fire nearly all of its power generation, has plans to increase to about 30% the share of renewables in its electricity mix by 2035. The island city-state lacks available landmass for large-scale solar and wind installations and intends to rely on neighboring countries to generate renewable power and export …
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By 1550 the slave trade had begun to form an important part of Spain's imperial economy, and increasing numbers of people were being imported to work in its plantations and mines. Where there are slaves however, there is resistance and in Venezuela a group managed to break free and form their independent settlement. This is the story of Miguel de B…
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This week on EnergyCents, emissions expert Deb Ryan joins Hill Vaden and Sam Humphreys to talk about the implications of emissions mitigation across the business landscape, from investment in decarbonization technology and what projects are on the horizon. Learn more about S&P Global Commodity Insights energy coverage at: https://www.spglobal.com/c…
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After wasting a lot of time and money following rumours of riches and precious metals, De Coronado had a choice to make - go home, try to make the best of what he had found, or set off on another wild goose chase. The link to the article about the new research into De Coronado's route: https://knowridge.com/2024/02/scientists-discover-possible-coro…
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Led most recently by Guyana, and Brazil before it, Latin America has been a remarkable success story for global oil exploration over the last 25 years. Flavio Fernandez and Jaka Hardiwinangun join EnergyCents with hosts Hill Vaden and Sam Humphreys to review Latin American exploration activity in 2023, and highlight the region’s high impact wells t…
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Discover how to keep your fitness flame burning bright while you're in a new destination - whether for work or travel! As I speak to you from the sunny vibes of San Diego, I'm thrilled to share some personal hacks and anecdotes for staying on top of your workout game, no matter where work or wanderlust takes you. With a fresh brand for this podcast…
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A VHS tape with a workout years ago was the starting point for Carey Sadler's Pilates journey. That eventually led her to a love of Pilates so profound that she founded Rivercity Pilates in North Liberty, Iowa from the ground up. In this episode, I'm joined by Carey, a beacon of entrepreneurial spirit and a testament to the transformative power of …
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Ever wondered what could turn a casual walker into a passionate runner? I was once in those very shoes, but a serendipitous encounter at a newly opened running store and an inspiring tale of transformation heard over lunch set me on an unexpected path. This episode pulls back the curtain on my personal running chronicles, highlighting how a simple …
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Lace up your running shoes and take that first step towards a healthier state of mind. That's the world Angelica Vannatta, a fireball of energy and former high school sprinter, invites us into. In this episode, Angelica shares some of her physical endeavors and mental leaps. Along the way, she highlights the unexpected joy and community connection …
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Imagine stepping into a world of self-discovery from a book during a Peace Corps service in South America. That's precisely what happened to me, Shuva Rahim, as I embarked on my yoga journey. This episode of Mats and Miles recounts my exploration into yoga, evolving from a self-taught enthusiast in the small nation of Suriname to a dedicated practi…
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Welcome to Mats Miles, a weekly show about yoga, running, and Pilates, featuring conversations with everyday people who champion a consistent movement practice. You'll learn from inspiring practitioners and instructors, get fitness related recommendations, and hear race reviews. I'm your host, Shuva Rahim. My past roles include newspaper reporter, …
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As measured by discovered volumes, Africa finished one of its worst exploration years on record in 2023. However, two of the wells being drilled in December – both in Namibia – came in successful in January 2024 and signal an auspicious start to the new year. Justin Cochrane returns to EnergyCents with hosts Hill Vaden and Sam Humphreys to review A…
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Sales of electric vehicles continued to rise in the United States in 2023, though the rate of adoption has been slower than many planners envisioned. Devin Lindsay joins EnergyCents with hosts Hill Vaden and Sam Humphreys to discuss the status of EV adoption in the US after a bumpy 2023, and flag trends to watch in 2024 as automakers transition the…
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In this episode, host Lyla June interviews Jeffrey Haas, a Jewish civil rights and criminal defense attorney who has represented with the families of Black Panther leaders, Water Protectors at Standing Rock, and many more. The conversation focuses on the topic of indigeneity between Zionists and Palestinians, how some members of the Jewish communit…
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Led by the Americas, supply growth from non-OPEC countries fully met the growth in global oil demand in 2023. This balance, along with wars in the Middle East and Ukraine, U.S. elections in November, and changing shipping patterns weigh on the minds of oil strategists in 2024. Aaron Brady and Ha Nguyen join EnergyCents with hosts Hill Vaden and Sam…
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At completion, Nigeria’s Dangote Petroleum Refinery will process 650,000 barrels per day and be the largest single-train facility in the world. The much-delayed refinery began accepting test deliveries recently as it moves closer to commercialization. Dan Evans joins EnergyCents with hosts Hill Vaden and Sam Humphreys to discuss the uniqueness of t…
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El Dorado wasn't the only mythical city which was inspiring the Spanish to march out into the unknown. Somewhere beyond the deserts of northern Mexico, it was thought that there was another. Today we follow de Coronado as he begins his search for the golden city of Cibola, and reunite with Estevanico who we met on the Narvaez expedition. Support th…
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Coal is widely considered a ‘dirty’ fossil fuel due to its high carbon intensity. The fuel is also relatively abundant and has enabled resilience within in an expanding, and transforming, energy sector. Dan Klein joins EnergyCents with hosts Hill Vaden and Sam Humphreys to review coal’s record-setting 2023, and consider outlooks for the fuel as ene…
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The United States emerged as the largest LNG exporter in the world in 2023, and begins 2024 with the White House delaying decision on a new export facility. This, and other uncertainties, promise an interesting year for global LNG trade. Michael Stoppard joins EnergyCents with hosts Hill Vaden and Sam Humphreys to review big events to hit the LNG m…
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In this episode, host Lyla June interviews two Palestinians who work with Sabeel, a Palestinian Christian group in Jerusalem. They work for Palestinian liberation within the context of the settler Zionism of the USA-Israel alliance. We discuss 1) how they are the original and Indigenous Christians of that land, 2) what gives us hope, 3) what the wo…
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Geothermal energy uses heat from the earth to, among other things, generate electricity and heat or cool buildings. S&P Global Commodity Insights experts Travis Hagler and Matthew Turner join EnergyCents with hosts Hill Vaden and Sam Humphreys to discuss the opportunity for geothermal technology to generate continuous, low-carbon power, and outline…
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Today we have a special episode - an interview with Allen Wells about his new book Latin America's Democratic Crusade. Allen's book examines the 20th century and argues that, despite the preoccupations within the USA about the Cold War, for many inside the region a different battle was playing out. Not Communism versus Capitalism, but democracy ver…
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Global Clean Energy Technology Investment is expected to reach US$750-800 billion in 2024, and continue to grow to nearly US$1 trillion by 2030. Sam Wilkinson and Francesco d’Avack join EnergyCents with hosts Hill Vaden and Sam Humphreys to discuss this prediction on spend, and nine other Clean Energy trends to watch in 2024. Learn more about S&P G…
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After finding it such hard going, today the Montejos will finish their conquest. That doesn't mean that it will be easy however, to go forwards they will have to take some more steps backwards. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-latin-american-history-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & O…
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In what has become an annual EnergyCents tradition, we welcome back experts Reed Olmstead and David Vaucher for our 5th annual year-in-review and resolutions episode. Hosts Sam Humphries and Hill Vaden check in to see how well we performed against 2023 expectations, consider some of the year’s biggest surprises, and share market predictions and per…
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Indigenous People of Turtle Island (ala North America) have been intentionally burning the landscape for millennia with low intensity burns. This cycles the nutrients of dead grasses in the fall into mineral rush ash, that nourishes the seeds and shoots for the coming spring. It also curtails incoming vegetation that may compete with old growth or …
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Montejo came back for another go at conquering the Yucatan, and this time he decided to approach it from a different angle. Would he be any more successful this time? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-latin-american-history-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.c…
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