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lunes, 11 de abril de 2011

Catholic Charities USA President Rev. Larry Snyder Issues Statement on Current ...

Catholic Charities USA President Rev. Larry Snyder Issues Statement on Current ...

For almost 300 years, Catholic Charities agencies have worked to reduce poverty by providing a myriad of vital services in their communities, ranging from health care and job training to food and housing. In 2010, Catholic Charities USA celebrated its ...

Haiti - Shipwreck : 1000 houses at the bottom of the ocean...

Haiti - Shipwreck : 1000 houses at the bottom of the ocean...: "
An US company working in the housing blame Cuba for the sinking of a barge which was carrying materials for building houses for for survivors of the earthquake of January 2010 in Haiti. Saturday night, executives of Harbor Homes LLC said that the Cuban ...


Haitilibre.com
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Tallest Lego Tower in the World Built in Brazil

Tallest Lego Tower in the World Built in Brazil

Standing at 102.32 feet, the tower erected in a Sao Paulo, Brazil mall breaks the previous record set in Santiago de Chile by just under 10 inches! It took four days, about 6000 children and half a million blocks, to build the now tallest lego tower ...

Duhalde wins regional Dissident Peronist pre-primary elections

Duhalde wins regional Dissident Peronist pre-primary elections: "The nationwide pre-primaries began on April 3rd in the City of Buenos Aires, with Duhalde winning by a very narrow margin of 248 votes. After the elections, voting will continue next Sunday in the northwestern provinces of Salta, Catamarca, Jujuy, ...


World Bank urges new thinking to tackle conflicts and violence

World Bank urges new thinking to tackle conflicts and violence: "By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new World Bank report, challenging a view long embraced by global institutions, says high economic growth alone cannot reduce the poverty and unemployment that breed conflict and violence. ...


Deported family is trying to re-establish its life in Argentina

Deported family is trying to re-establish its life in Argentina: "
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The morning of Nov. 5 was hot and humid, although it was only spring. Debora Zalazar-Correa, left, poses for a family portrait with Kevin, Claudio and Magali. The family went back to Argentina. At the Ezeiza Airport, ...


Deseret News
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2 arrested in Brazil massacre

2 arrested in Brazil massacre: "RIO DE JANEIRO, April 10 (UPI) -- Two men face charges for selling a gun to a man who killed 12 children and wounded a dozen others at a school in Brazil before taking his own life, police said. Rio de Janeiro police arrested Charleston Souza de Lucena ...


Jamaica reiterates call for lifting of US embargo on Cuba

Jamaica reiterates call for lifting of US embargo on Cuba: "Mr Golding (pictured on left) contended that Cuba was showing "clear signs" of moving towards reform, noting that since Raul Castro (pictured on right) assumed the Presidency, some very significant initiatives have been taken. ...


US company in Haiti blames Cuba for loss of barge | The Associated ...

US company in Haiti blames Cuba for loss of barge | The Associated ...: "A U.S. housing company is blaming Cuba for the loss of a barge loaded with supplies to build shelters for displaced earthquake survivors in Haiti.


Police pullout sets Argentine strikes

Police pullout sets Argentine strikes: "
Police authorities have blamed the decision for the pullout on a rise in the number of violent attacks on officers in the city hospitals, while hospital workers say a recent growth in poverty and violence is behind the pullout. ...


Press TV
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World Bank: Fight Poverty with Political Reform

World Bank: Fight Poverty with Political Reform: ""We are now in a world where China, India, Brazil, South Africa, and Indonesia are playing their own game." Rich countries like the United States say the developing countries, like China, need to open their economies to more international competition, ...


Leftist ex-soldier leads Peru presidency race

Leftist ex-soldier leads Peru presidency race

Almost 20 million people were obliged to vote to replace President Alain Garcia, with a fairer division of Peru's booming economy -- backed by rich mineral resources -- a key issue for more than a third of the population still living in poverty. ...

50 years after Bay of Pigs, Cuba eyes new course

50 years after Bay of Pigs, Cuba eyes new course

HAVANA — Cuba prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of its victory over a US-backed overthrow effort at the Bay of Pigs as it convenes a Communist Party congress that sets new political and economic goals for the struggling island. ...

First 100 Days Of Brazil's Pres Dilma Rousseff

First 100 Days Of Brazil's Pres Dilma Rousseff: "Since being elected and sworn-in as the first woman president in Brazilian history, Rousseff has placed her own personal seal on her mandate as she begins to carry out her campaign promises, centered on eradicating poverty and programmes for women. ...


We will end up owning nothing but our poverty

We will end up owning nothing but our poverty: "For this land the government gave control away for a pittance, to fit along the coast we will need to multiply our coastline from our borders with Venezuela to Suriname by four times. Better yet, even if we include all the coastlines of French Guiana, ...


Urban Poor Perceptions Of Violence And Exclusion In Colombia ...

Urban Poor Perceptions Of Violence And Exclusion In Colombia ...: "Despite sustained improvements in its social and economic indicators over the past several decades and its rich stock of natural and human resources, ...


Children become targets in Mexican drug war

Children become targets in Mexican drug war: "
In Mexico's brutal drug war, children are increasingly victims, shot dead with their parents and intentionally targeted. According to US and Mexican experts, competing criminal groups appear to be killing children to terrorise the population or prove ...


Sydney Morning Herald
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New hope for two Americans captured, imprisoned in Mexico's drug war

New hope for two Americans captured, imprisoned in Mexico's drug war

The case, as any with cases of human right violations allegations, could have implications on US-Mexico international relations. Through the 2007 Merida Initiative, the US funds Mexico $1.3 billion to fight their so-called "drug war. ...

Police say 6 bullets strike home of Barcelona forward Lionel Messi's brother ...

Police say 6 bullets strike home of Barcelona forward Lionel Messi's brother ...: "
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The home of Barcelona forward Lionel Messi's brother was hit by at least six bullets fired from a small calibre weapon, police said Monday. There were no injuries reported. Police in the city of Rosario, 300 kilometres (200 ...


The Canadian Press
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Trade Ties That Cut Out the West

Trade Ties That Cut Out the West: "By ALAN WHEATLEY | REUTERS BEIJING — Cheap Chinese exports have decimated Brazil's shoe industry and South Africa's textile sector. India has slapped anti-dumping duties on an array of Chinese goods. Russia is sparring with Beijing over the price of ...


NCR hopes to seize market share in Brazil

NCR hopes to seize market share in Brazil: "NCR Corporation has announced that it will offer its self-service solutions and services to retailers in Brazil. "The retail industry continues to fuel a large part of Brazil's robust economic growth," said Elias Silva, president of NCR Brazil, ...


Hoffa: Plan to Open Border to Unsafe Mexican Trucks Is Reckless

Hoffa: Plan to Open Border to Unsafe Mexican Trucks Is Reckless

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa said union members will vigorously oppose a dangerous plan to open the border to Mexico, a country ravaged by a drug war. The US Department of Transportation ...

One idea for AIDS Drug Assistance Program: Make eligibility more restrictive

One idea for AIDS Drug Assistance Program: Make eligibility more restrictive: "The Department of Health has scheduled three public meetings in Tallahassee, Tampa and Miami, each of which will include a discussion of the proposed “changes to the Federal Poverty Level” as well as other issues about Drug Assistance Program ...


Argentine strike continues, threatens fuel supply

Argentine strike continues, threatens fuel supply: "BUENOS AIRES, April 11 (Reuters) - A twelve-day-old strike in Santa Cruz province, which supplies almost 20 percent of Argentina's crude, could disrupt fuel supply if the work stoppage continues, a gas station association said on Monday. ...


Ideas, institutions key to curbing poverty: Andreas

Ideas, institutions key to curbing poverty: Andreas: "He worked, volunteered and bicycled for three years in Asia and Latin America, where he first became interested in economics. Spending time in poorer parts of the world will help travelers understand both history and the modern world better, he said, ...


Cuba Received One Millionth Tourist Earlier this Year

Cuba Received One Millionth Tourist Earlier this Year

Havana, Cuba, Apr 11.- Cuba rolled out the welcome mat to receive its one millionth tourist Sunday, 13 days earlier this year as compared with 2010. Up to the present, the country has seen a 10.4 percent growth on tourist arrivals as compared with 2010 ...