Exciting offer! Visitor health insurance free in Mexico from July 11

Ever imagined that you would be able to receive free health insurance along with hotel discounts and also theater tickets for free? Sounds like a holiday bonanza? This is not a fairy tale. It is an offer from the city of Mexico for tourists who are currently shunning away due to the unfortunate swine-flu attack in the metropolis city. The tourist minister of Mexico city has declared that the visitors to the Mexico city will be immediately insured for free once they check-in to the hotels right from July 11. The insurance provider would be ACE Seguros, a reputed provider […]

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Benefits of Tourist Health Insurance Coverage

If you are used to traveling abroad, you are probably aware of what you need to prepare for your trip. This includes your currency, passport and your luggage. Think again, don’t you think you are missing out something very important? Yes, you are right – you should put tourist insurance on the top of your travel preparation list. In doing so, you will assure yourself of a worry free trip with all the risks covered by your tourist insurance policy. If at any point during your travel preparations, you end up thinking that you are just wasting your money paying […]

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Asbestos Issues Will Linger in Libby, Montana

For the residents of Libby, Montana, the word asbestos conjures up fear, resentment, anger, and worry. Now that the W. R. Grace trial has ended, those who live in this small, close-knit mountain town just want to move on. Libby was once home to a W. R. Grace vermiculite mine. Founded in 1854 by an Irish immigrant named William Russell Grace, the company had interest in several industries, including shipping and manufacturing, but in Libby, the focus was the lucrative business of vermiculite mining. At least every family in Libby knew someone who worked in the mines, whether it was […]

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Nanotechnology Market Poised for Growth

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 13, 2009 ) New Delhi, India – According to our new research report, Nanotechnology Market Forecast to 2013, the global market for nanotechnology is projected to grow from an estimated US$ 14.5 Billion in 2009 to more than US$ 30 Billion by 2013, representing a CAGR of around 20% during the period. The study further says, The nanotechnology market currently remains in its developing stage and with the nanotechnology-based products gaining acceptance worldwide, the future prospects for the same looks bright. Nanotechnology has potential applications in many sectors of the global economy, including consumer products, healthcare, transportation, energy […]

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FirstAlerttm 5/13, 2009: Sellers Make Their Presence Known

May 13, 2009 (FinancialWire) (By Dr. Joe Duarte) The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) moved higher, on the strength of companies like Chevron (NYSE: CVX) and Dupont (NYSE: DD), but the Nasdaq Composite (COMPQ) and the S&P 500 (SPX) were lower and flat respectively. Also troubling was the markets breadth on a day when the industries recovered but the broader market did not. This, then, is what technicians call a negative divergence. And in this case its a sign of weakness. There are two ways for this market to go from here, if it is to correct. One is sideways. […]

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Younger Parkinson’s Patients Get Website and New Book

Parkinson’s disease affects an estimated four million people worldwide, with as many as one million in the US alone. SPRINGFIELD, GA, May 10, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — Parkinson’s disease affects an estimated four million people worldwide, with as many as one million in the US alone. But it’s estimated that fewer than twenty percent of people with Parkinson’s are diagnosed before the age of fifty, and even fewer before the age of forty. Now, new efforts are being made to reach out to these young-onset patients and the young children they often care for. The American Parkinson’s Disease Association recently launched […]

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Can a visiting scholar come with a visitor’s visa?

Yes, a visiting scholar can come with what is called a B-1 “visitor for business” visa. Under certain limitations, a person in B-1 status is permitted by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) regulations to be reimbursed for expenses, and, under the amended law, can be paid an honorarium in any amount. Visiting scholars who are going to meet all of their own expenses can also come in B-1 status. Acquiring a B-1 visa does not entail any formal immigration document from the University. To obtain a B-1 visa, a prospective scholar ought to have an invitation letter from the […]

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What are the eligibility criteria for purchasing International Student Health Insurance?

Foreign students studying in the U.S. under age 55 who have a valid visa status in the U.S. and are registered and engaged in academic activities at a US school, college or university. U.S. registered students studying outside the U.S. under age 55 who are registered with a U.S. school, college or university and engaged in academic activities abroad (excluding home country).

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Should I purchase a combined policy for my parents or separate individual policies as both my parents are visiting me?

The cost for both alternatives will remain the same, in other words there will be no price differential. The main disadvantages are: (a) You have to pay two renewal fees should you renew the policies. (b) It can get cumbersome to deal with different companies should you choose to buy from different insurance providers. There are however many advantages of having separate policies. They are: (a) This gives you the flexibility to buy different policies for each of them depending of the specific needs of each of your parents. You might want to have different maximum coverage’s, different deductible or […]

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