Morning Coffee: 4.28.09

In Brazil, the Rio University Economy Institute has declared that the countries white majority has officially been surpassed by black and mulatto citizens….but hasn’t it always been that way? {Merco}
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Designer face masks anyone? Swine flu is here. Remember how chicks in Hong Kong had Burberry ones during the Sars outbreak? {NYT}
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Could this economic crisis could have been avoided if more women were in control in the finance world? Me thinks so…you be the judge. {Reuters}
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Uh oh! More smashdowns on our beloved Somali pirates. This time Spain g’d up and arrested nine pirates who attacked an Italian cruise ship. {BBC}
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Guess what ladies?? We own General Motors!!! I wonder if this means I can get my rear-view mirror replaced for free…or at least an employee discount. {WashPo}

In all seriousness…I really AM looking for a Hello Kitty facemask…a girl has some travel coming up! Holler if you have any links!

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