Monthly Archives: September 2016

Securus Technologies Does Good Deed In Aftermath of Dire Flooding

Securus Technologies of Dallas, TX has been serving the North American correctional industry for around three decades. During that time, the company has developed a number of advanced and innovative services to help inmate communicate with friends, family, and counsel. The creation of “video visitation” programs are among the most welcome arrivals. Securus Technologies is likely most well-known for its phone services. Reliability and consistent performance in inmate phone call facilitation has helped Securus Technologies develop a fantastic name.

The name of Securus Technologies is going to soon shine even brighter as word gets out about the amazing charitable endeavor the company is getting involved with. Basically, the company will be giving free phone calls to prisoners serving time in Louisiana so they can check up on persons close to them who may have suffered mightily due to the recent Louisiana flood disaster.

PR Newswire discusses the particulars of the calls. Inmates are afforded one free call per day. The total dollar amount of free calls Securus Technologies intends to give is in the range of $300,000.

Louisiana was hit very hard by recent flooding. The interiors of many homes were outright destroyed. Being able to stay in touch with those affected by the flooding helps reduce a great deal of anxiety on the part of inmates limited in their ability to help.

Expanding Affordable Housing in Dallas

Nexbank SSB, in partnership with Dallas Neighborhood Homes and the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity, announced that it will expand affordable housing by offering 100 or more loans per year for low-income residents of southern Dallas. Nexbank plans to offer $50 million worth of loans over the next five years to help expand affordable housing. The partnership between the organizations is an effort to help individuals who would otherwise not have access to traditional mortgages. Nexbank also plans to pay up to $2,000 in closing costs on each loan along with the title fees.

Nexbank SSB is a division of Nexbank Capital, which is a financial services company that serves corporate, institutional and individual clients. At the end of 2015, Nexbank SSB reported total assets in excess of $2.6 billion and a net income in excess of $57 million. The company continues to report sustainable profitability and superior asset quality.

Nexbank is rated as a superior bank due to its earnings, assets and overall liquidity, as reported by Bankrate. The bank was given a composite star rating of five in 2015 with a safe and sound rating. The company continues to report strong growth on its equity capital and the bank exceeds the requirements on its total risk-based capital position. Nexbank SSB is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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Norka Luque, Her Passion is Music

Norka Martinez Luque: a new air of positivity that moves every individual to pursue their dreams. Her story is full of motivation and inspiration, where impossibility never exists. The Venezuelan lady is sweet, a dreamer that discovered her passion for music at a tender age and who has been clean towards her goals: bringing forth her music has a positive message full of hope.

As a child, and with unconditional support from her parents, she began attending music lessons with piano, voice practices, flamenco and ballet, all while pursuing her normal elementary education.

Norka went to France after finishing high school and pursued a degree in Culinary Arts, Fashion, and Marketing, it was in France, that she got the opportunity to be part of a musical band. This helped her stay focused and constantly connected with her dreams of becoming a singer. However, it was just four years ago, when the renowned musical producer Emilio Estefan showed interest in her work and opened the door to the long-life dream of becoming a professional music singer. This was a very rare opportunity that many talented artists miss. Norka feels so blessed and privileged that Emilio liked her music and gave her the chance to become what she is today. Working with him has been a miracle in her life. Every day she spent time working with him she gained so much and learned something new. His faith and conviction in her are what mattered most. She has always believed that she will make the world a better place through her music. She has also realized that being alive is a privilege in itself.

Under the direction of the well-known music producer Emilio Estefan, a great team of producers composed of Archie Pena, Luigi Giraldo, Hermano Gaitan and many others played a very crucial part in the production of the song Milagro, which, together with El Cata, Norka is currently promoting. This song has been a hit in Venezuela, Puerto Rico, and the United States. The song is now one of the favorite songs in the Latin Music Billboard. The song is a pure blend of reggae, rock, pop, and Caribbean sounds that are combined with a very powerful message.

Norka believes that it is the sole duty of artists to bring a positive message to their fans in their musical lyrics because the songs arouse the deepest of emotions.


Ditching High Priced Internet Plans

If you are looking for a much more affordable wireless internet plan, with a lot more ways to customize your plan, you should check out FreedomPop. If you have not heard of FreedomPop, they are a wireless internet provider that offers a variety of different set up plans, with plans that can be had for very cheap, as well as fully free options. The biggest reason that FreedomPop created their internet service is the fact that there have been ever increasing costs for internet access. If you want to get a plan for your tablet, or for your phone, there is a very good chance you are going to have to sign up for a service that is going to be a monthly charge that can be quite high, all billed on a long term contract. This is more than most people can bite off, especially when you take a look at our current economy.

FreedomPop has paved a path for people to get access to the internet, not only in a much easier way, but for much cheaper overall costs. No one wants to have to fork over a decent amount of their check, only to get access to the internet, which is why there are so many positive reviews and happy customers online. Reading a single FreedomPop review online will likely show you that people truly are happy with the internet service that they have received from FreedomPop. The best part about signing up with them is the fact that there is little investment, as well as little risk that you are going to have to continue paying for a service you don’t like. FreedomPop is run on a month to month program, which means at any point in time, if you are not fully satisfied with the service that you are receiving, you can cut off your service. At the same time, if you want to switch over from using a smaller wifi hotspot, to a bigger system, you can also make that switch with ease. This is a system that has provided a massive amount of convenience to everyone that is willing to look for a better option when it comes to obtaining internet service. If you are sick of paying the high prices for internet and want a more reasonable monthly bill, or if you simply want free access, you may be able to get it with FreedomPop.

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Lovaganza Announcement – The Worldwide Cultural Event Is Set For 2020

Lovaganza, the most anticipated global event in recent history is scheduled to take place at eight flagship locations around the world, in 2020. From June to September, there will a a dazzling display of cultures, which will incorporate both new and traditional technologies to enhance cultural exchange and understand each other. Initially, the world-event was scheduled in 2015. However, project managers had no choice but to push it back five years as new sponsors were keen to showcase immersive modern technologies. Therefore, the new Lovaganza is destined to amaze even the most critical audience. In fact, the integration of immersive technologies, motion pictures, live events and exhibitions is unlike anything that is displayed on such a large scale.

According to the management, promotional events are planned for 2017. The best of Lovaganza promotional event is the “Traveling Show”, which will offer the breathtaking glasses-free 3D experience to audiences around the world. The immersive experience is a sort of trailer that will be used to build awareness among the broader audience. Hopefully, sharing the experience will enable other individuals to take advantage of numerous promotional events that will follow the landmark “Traveling Show” exhibit.

One of the examples of numerous other promotional events are Lovaganza traveling pavilions, which will provide yet another distinct 3D viewing of the three motion pictures to be released by 2017. The motion picture trilogy will also be presented in the traditional 3D and 2D cinemas around the globe. Event organizers have confirmed that shooting for these pictures has started in countries including United States, Spain and France. Soon, there will be more shootings to follow in Africa, India and lots of exotic destinations around the world. Just like the “Traveling Show”, these traveling pavilions and accompanying motion picture trilogy will help organizers to market the event.

Reliable sources have also confirmed that traveling pavilions will use groundbreaking Immerscope screen. These Immerscope screens have never been used to offer cinematic experience. Hopefully, the technology will be a highlight of the event. For those interested in getting more information about the event, they can visit the company’s website at Lovaganza.

About Lovaganza

The Lovaganza Entertainment Franchise is a for-profit enterprise dedicated to using modern cinematic technology to bridge the cultural gap and promote awareness of world’s traditions. Its non-profit entity, Lovaganza Foundation, will resume operations in 2017. Accordingly, Lovaganza Foundation will provide funding for similar global and regional initiatives around the world.

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Thor Halvorssen Puts Himself On The Line In The Name Of Human Rights

The founder of the Human Rights Foundation, Thor Halvorssen is not a human rights activist in the way we all generally imagine them to be; instead, Thor Halvorssen looks to bring an energetic and positive image to the activism community he has spent the majority of his adult life working in. The Hollywood film producer has used the skills he has developed over the course of his adult life in a bid to bring attention to human rights issues. Halvorssen has gone so far as to place his body on the line during a trip to interview a political prisoner in Vietnam that brought him to the attention of local authorities.

In his work with the Human Rights Foundation Thor Halvorssen has also looked to create a number of contacts and connections with other activists who are fighting oppressive regimes from around the world. The latest President of the Human Rights Foundation is Gary Kasparov, the form chess champion turned political activist focused upon the issues in his native Russia.

Thor Halvorssen has also looked back to his own country of Venezuela and his adopted nation of the U.S. in a bid to use his power and influence to make sure every individual has the most information possible about the political situation in these countries. Halvorssen has publicized the problems facing the public in Venezuela as he feared the start of a major humanitarian crisis in the South American country that has been caused by economic and social mismanagement by the nations socialist government.

In the U.S. Thor Halvorssen has looked to provide his views to the mainstream media in a bid to explain his own views on the 2016 presidential election; the film producer has appeared on many different news media channels in the U.S. to explain the human rights issues candidates for President from both sides of the political spectrum face in their past.