Archive for January 8, 2014
As the Hispanic population in the United States has increased so, too, has our interest in delicious Hispanic foods from different parts of the Latin world. According to The Huffington Post, the American Hispanic population was 53 million strong in 2013. Within that sizable population, there are Puerto Ricans, Colombians, Argentinians, Mexicans, and many, many other different peoples with varied backgrounds and recetas for their culturally specific cuisines.
Just like all other Americans, Hispanic immigrants have brought with them their food culture. Unarguably, the most popular and successful of Hispanic foods is Mexican cuisine. As statistics from IBIS World show, the Mexican food industry in the U.S. generates $31 billion in revenue annually, and it’s expected to grow by 1.4% per year through 2
Health insurance in Canada is provided through a publicly funded health care system set up by the Canada Health Act in 1984. The Canada Health Act specifies the conditions and criteria with which the provincial and territorial health insurance programs must conform in order to receive federal transfer payments. The health care system in Canada is funded primarily from income taxes, although some provinces may change additional fees to raise money. In this way, the health care system in Canada differs from the primarily private health care system that exists in the United States.
Because health care in Canada is publicly funded, most services are free, although they are provided by private en