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martes, 19 de junio de 2012
Death penalty sought for torture dad who murdered daughter:
|The Public Prosecution is seeking the death penalty for a father accused of torturing his ... 16 years for woman who beat maid to death ... North American sport ...|
Critics denounce Bloomberg poll indicating support for Obama's ...:
|But that boost may not translate into election-day support amid a stalled economy and a Latino unemployment rate of at least 11 percent. “The enthusiasm ...|
Travis Knoll, a Latin American studies senior, was adopted when he was six years-old by a single gay man after spending much of his childhood in foster care.
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in ...:
|More than any other group in California, African Americans stand to gain the most significant lift out of poverty from ...|
The Bay Citizen
The Supreme Court has ruled that the government must fully reimburse Native American tribes for millions of dollars they spent on federal programs. The federal ...
Obama easing deportation rules for young people:
|Latinos voted by 67%-31% for Obama in 2008 but have shown signs of diminished enthusiasm this year. Their unemployment rate is 11%, far above the nation's ...|
Obama makes appeal to Latino voters: Obama makes appeal to Latino voters ... were moving in the wrong direction. just the hispanic community, also, unemployment has been moving in a downward ...
“Soon they will all be free, insha'allah,” they said. Emad and Khairy Sarsak, Yasser Saleh and others join support for Alberto and Francisco with their support for Mahmoud Sarsak. Mexican political prisoners meet Palestinian political prisoners ...
Caribbean States called upon to adopt OAS Resolution: ... and Intersex (LGBTTTI) Latin American and Caribbean organizations (The ... the Organisation of American States (OAS) Resolutions on human rights, sexual ...
Justice coming slowly for civilians killed by Colombian armed forces: Human rights groups counter that such changes could impede justice and reduce ... of the Latin America Working Group in Washington, a human rights agency.
Landon School Under Fire for Alleged Discrimination Against ...: "This is a great opportunity for Landon to step up and do what is right by ... Founded in 1929, The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), is the oldest .... Here's what financial advisors and human resouces experts say recent hires ...
Competitiveness in Central America: The Road to Sustained Growth ...: Central American countries have made a lot of progress in the past decade ... the rest of Latin America; poverty and inequality rates remain worrisomely high; ...
By Hasan Tuluy World Bank Vice President for Latin America and the ... lifting more than 73 million out of poverty while increasing wealth, posting growth rates of ...
Bucking the Trend: Poverty Reduction and Inequality in Latin America:
|Only by doing so can the region sustain reductions in both poverty and inequality without compromising growth in the future. Filed under: Latin America ...|
Food Security In The Americas: 06-12-2012 Food Security In The Americas Our goal is to alleviate the chronic hunger that afflicts nearly one billion people around the world, including an estimated 53 million in Latin America and the Caribbean. The United States is deeply committed ...
The new Unasur secretary general pledged to work for energy integration and the preservation of the region's natural resources, and said “bringing down poverty indexes in Latin America must be the objective, which means having the human being as the ...
Report: In Florida, Tough Economy Hurting Children Most:
|A study called The Well Being of Florida's Children — Is Our Future at Risk? shows the poverty rate among Florida's children has climbed 35 percent between ...|
Exclusive: Half of teachers forced to feed pupils going hungry at home:
|As a GP I see poverty presenting in my consulting room on a daily basis and it is important that all governments address child poverty as a matter of urgency," ...|
Petition to Eliminate Child Poverty in the US - Changing The Way ...: This petition is one strategy that can help spread the word about the issue of child poverty and engage citizens from across the country in calling on the federal ...
Child trafficking is recycling poverty – Bisi Olateru-Olagbegi: By ESTHER ONYEGBULA. One of the plights of children that have continued to cause concern is the issue of child trafficking. Recently, Esther Onyegbula spoke with Mrs.Bisi Olateru-Olagbegi, a human rights activist and the Executive ...
Ending child poverty by 2020: Progress made and lessons learned ...: This report, published by Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) examines the approach to combating child poverty approach taken between 1998 and 2010.
Report: Coalition policies risk increasing child poverty: Report: Coalition policies risk increasing child poverty and other planning and property news, analysis and case studies from Planning magazine online.
Asthma and the inner city: East St. Louis children struggle with life ...:
|The 4-year-olds laughed as they ran out on the playground at the start of morning recess. Within minutes, one boy stopped, a terrified look on his face. Brenda ...|
Environmental Health News
lunes, 18 de junio de 2012
Latin America should not suffer drastic cuts to EU development aid ...: Among the problems that Latin America is still facing, one in three Latin Americans still live below the poverty line. Some of these middle-income countries are ...
In dismal jobs report, unemployment rate of minority workers rises: Friday's dismal job report included some bleak figures for black and Latino workers, which were harder hit by the economic recession and continue to struggle in ...
Opening Doors for Same-Sex Marriage in Latin America:
|Portrayed as a land of drug violence, poverty, and human rights abuses, Latin America struggles with much the same social issues as the older, “enlightened” ...|
The criminalization of human rights defenders in Latin America - An ...: LATINAMERICA: This paper aims to describe the expressions and trends in criminalization in Latin America, and to make recommendations to the EU and the ...
New Romney ad in Spanish cites high Hispanic unemployment: Likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney launched Monday a new ad in Spanish blasting President Barack Obama's recent assertion that the private ...
Millions stolen from Medicare end up in Cuba: (MIAMI HERALD) In an unprecedented case, federal prosecutors have charged a Miami man with engaging in a massive money laundering scheme that moved millions stolen from the federal Medicare program into Cuban banks. Prosecutors ...
Chile, Colombia and Buenos Aires to lift gay blood donor bans?: Argentina: In the meantime, a Buenos Aires councilmember has introduced a municipal bill that would ban clinics from asking blood donors about their sexual ...
In an unprecedented case, federal prosecutors have charged a Miami man with engaging in a massive money laundering scheme that moved millions stolen ...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won't stop a lawsuit seeking to shut down a Native American casino in Michigan.
A Native American teenager, who never knew his biological father, celebrated Father's Day with his surrogate father from Gravesend, who helped transform the ...
An American Gulag: Descending into Madness at Supermax:
|A detailed new lawsuit alleges chronic abuse and neglect of mentally ill prisoners at America's most famous prison.|
Native American tribes owed millions from government, supreme ...:
|In major victory for tribes, court rules the US government had been short-changing groups over public service contracts.|
Women strive to build a place in Brazil's construction industry: p><p>Both could have done what many poor women in Brazil do and take up .... A single mother of two from Nova Iguacu, a poverty stricken city just outside Rio, ...
The struggle against child poverty: an analysis of Labour's legacy: Last Thursday morning saw the annual publication of the child poverty statistics. This year's set of statistics was especially important because it covered the year ...
Rajat Gupta may face 25 years in prison:
|Now he could face up to 20 years in prison on each of the fraud charges and up to ... Gupta, 63, one of the America's most-respected corporate directors earlier ...|
Young Cubans account for small share of private labor market: More than 73000 young Cubans between ages 18 and 35 are self-employed and so represent just 19 percent of the private sector that has emerged on the ...
Pinera: Chile respects Spanish investment:
|SANTIAGO, Chile — King Juan Carlos said Tuesday that Spain is going through the worse moment of its economic crisis but insisted government measures are ...|
Lexington Herald Leader
Supporting female entrepreneurs in Peru:
|Established in 1990 to alleviate poverty across Latin America, Pro Mujer focuses on providing women with access to small scale loans and support to help them ...|
US ranks high in child poverty among richest countries: UNIFEF report shows nearly one fourth of all children in the US live in poverty.
President Obama arrived last night in Los Cabos, Mexico, for the G-20 Summit, ... In 2011, there was a drug war-related death in Mexico roughly every half hour.
China says developed nations must lead in Rio:
|... should take the lead in tackling climate change, repeating its long-held stance ahead of a global UN summit on poverty and the environment in Rio de Janeiro.|
domingo, 17 de junio de 2012
4 Latin America nations pull out of defense treaty:
|COCHABAMBA, Bolivia — Four Latin American countries announced ... nations have strongly criticized the OAS's Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, ...|
Atlanta Journal Constitution
A commission of Latin American, European, and US experts heard testimony on ... parish meeting hall, for an International Public Hearing on the Human Rights ...
Episcopal leaders push to abolish death penalty across the country ...: A 2011 Gallup poll showed about one in three Americans opposing the death penalty, a 19 percent drop in support for capital punishment over 17 years and ...
India to boost economic ties with Cuba | The Raw Story: India wants to strengthen economic ties with Cuba, the top Indian diplomat said Saturday on a trip to the Communist-run Caribbean island. “The purpose of my visit to Cuba is to promote economic relations between both countries,” S.M. ...
Nearly 30 people isolated by mudslide in Chile: Nearly 30 people isolated by mudslide in Chile ... The rains caused power outages and flooding in the Santiago metropolitan area, which is home to 6.4 million ...
Bahamian police seek captain who 'organised' deadly Haitian ...: NASSAU, Bahamas - CMC – Bahamian police have alleged that the father of five children who perished at sea two Sundays' ago in a Haitian boat ...
States Stake Claim On Sir Francis Drake's Landing: More than 400 years ago, Sir Francis Drake became the first British explorer to make contact with Native Americans on what is now the American West Coast.
One reason is limited access to care. Nearly half of African-American women in California with mental health issues say their treatment needs were not met. Those women usually live below the poverty line and are uninsured or underinsured.
Life gets strange hunting traffickers in the US: Editor's Note: CNN Freedom Project this week is reporting from the front lines in the fight against sex trafficking - not in the poverty-stricken developing world but in affluent Orange County near Los Angeles, where prostitutes are now treated as ...
Poignant pictures of the Great Depression illustrate the extreme poverty that ... Mainly taken in Florida, the images depict whole families living in self-made tin ...
Peter Singer explains poverty, abortion and life:
|FLORIDA, June 17, 2012 — In one way or another, even if we fail to see it, ethics ... A treatise against international poverty, it has attracted a groundswell of ...|
New report shows Florida's economy has hit poor hardest: by John Kennedy | June 12th, 2012 Florida's tough economy has proved even more challenging for those living on the state's financial fringes, with poverty, infant mortality and an unmet need for mental health care on the rise, a new report shows.
Poverty, racial divide among Florida children is soaring, study finds: A lot more of Florida's children are living in poverty. And more than ever, they're likely to be children of color, says new report.
By the numbers: Florida's children in poverty •The percentage of black children living in poverty was the highest of any demographic group, at nearly 36 percent. •The rate of Hispanic children living in poverty grew fastest from 2006 to 2007.
The likely GOP nominee has a narrow lead in Florida, which has 29 electoral votes and whose Republican-leaning Cuban-Americans still account for half of Latino voters. Latinos account for about 20 per cent of Colorado's population of 5.1 million and ...
Sizzler Anti-Gay Attack, Woman 'Kicked' and 'Shoved' Sues for $25000: A Sizzler anti-gay attack earned a victim of discrimination $25000 as ordered by a Queens, N.Y. Supreme Court judge. ... HOME > CP N.America. MAKE CP ...
First Openly Gay Judge Appointed in Va. Amid 'Gay Agenda' Concerns: The Richmond Circuit Court has appointed openly gay prosecutor Tracy ... Thursday to the 13th Judicial District in the Manchester courthouse in South Richmond. ... States of America," he added, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Gay rights uniting old enemies in Latin America:
|We speak to campaigners in Chile and Peru, two countries with historical cultural tensions who are coming together to fight for equal LGBT rights.|
Gay Star News
Florida's poor Latin American transplants at risk of Chagas: ... Floridians who once lived in poor areas of Latin America need to talk to their ... once lived in poverty in Latin America discuss the disease with their doctor.
Venezuela to propose Unasur industrialization against poverty | AVN: Next secretary general of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur), Venezuela's Ali ... Venezuela to propose Unasur industrialization against poverty ...
The free houses are planned to be ready in July next year and are meant to diminish poverty in Colombia, which suffers one of the highest inequality rates in Latin America. "The project will have great impact on Colombia's poorest of families and [the] ...
Hundreds of Millions of Children Labor to Survive:
|He says the greatest progress is seen in Latin American countries, where poor families have been provided with financial incentives to send their children to school. "But not just in Latin America, we have seen also in some countries in Africa.|
Voice of America
viernes, 15 de junio de 2012
Over a dozen of the hemisphere's militaries already have drones, and small arms remain the much larger threat to the region's security, writes a guest blogger.
The number of Florida's children living in poverty swelled 35 percent from 2006 to 2010 — an increase that especially hurt black and Hispanic youth — a new ...
Migrant boat sinks in Bahamas; at least 11 dead: "The vessel was en route to Florida. They developed engine problems which resulted in the vessel taking on water," Skippings said during a phone interview. The US Coast Guard dispatched a plane based in Miami and a helicopter based on Andros Island, ...
Senate committee examines rising poverty rates:
|If it did, the percentage of Americans living under the poverty line would raise to 30 percent. Wise Geek The number of Florida's children living in poverty swelled 35 percent from 2006 to 2010 - an increase that especially hurt black and Hispanic ...|
Buenos Aires: $33.40, one hour 15 minutes. ... York, pain au chocolat in Paris, medialunas (crescent rolls) in Buenos Aires, donut in Dubai and muffin in Tokyo.
Venezuela's Chavez delivers 3-hour address to military: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez addressed the military for almost three hours, announcing the delivery of homes and additional funds for the armed forces ...
Benicio Del Toro Playing Native American Soldier In Jimmy Picard:
|Benicio Del Toro, who'll next be seen in Oliver Stone's drug-smuggling thriller Savages, has just signed on to a passion project from director Arnaud Desplechin.|
Sean Penn And Petra Nemcova Reunite In Haiti: Penn, who was appointed an ambassador-at-large for Haiti earlier this year, was a special guest at the ceremony held at the National Palace in Port-au-Prince.
Colorado private prisons eliminate jobs: Corrections Corporation of America is cutting jobs at two private prisons it runs in Colorado, The Pueblo Chieftain reports. The layoffs come amid a decline in the ...
ACLU Study Says Its Much More Costly Incarcerating Older Prisoners:
|You may be shocked to learn how much money states are dumping into housing aging prisoners who pose little safety risk. Today the American Civil Liberties ...|
Honoring the flag: Military history commended at Frisco event: "Mike [Christian, a fellow prisoner of war] collected bits of twine and colored paper, used a strip of bamboo as a needle to stitch an American flag and sewed it in ...
Rajat Gupta nailed by circumstantial evidence, faces jail for years:
|New York: Rajat Gupta, 63, who lived the American dream as the retired head ... Gupta faces up to 20 years in prison on each of the fraud charges and up to five ...|
Officially, the government defines 'child poverty' as being when a child is brought up in a household whose total family income (from all sources) is less than ...
Haiti - Economy : Economic growth for 2012 between 4.5 and 5.5 ...:
|The economy continues to grow, albeit below the levels projected in the ECF-supported program, which remains broadly on track...|
Haitian workers jeopardized by new work permit requirements: New regulations in the Dominican Republic will make it more difficult to hire Haitian labour.
MIAMI — Bahamian police said Thursday that the father of five children who perished at sea in Sunday's Haitian boat tragedy was the organizer of the ill-fated ...
Haiti - Social : Sophia Martelly calls for solidarity towards the elderly:
|This Friday, the entire Haitian community, from Haiti and the Diaspora, is invited to the mobilization, in order to allow senior citizens, to decide freely of their right ...|