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miércoles, 4 de mayo de 2011

Argentinian Cabinet head expresses Israel support

Argentinian Cabinet head expresses Israel support: "BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) -- The head of the Argentina cabinet expressed support for Israel during a Holocaust Memorial Day program. Anibal Fernandez, one of the main spokesmen for President Cristina Fernandez, spoke Monday before a crowd of nearly ...


Charred remains of Mexican drug wars | The Australian

Charred remains of Mexican drug wars | The Australian: "POLICE have found nine plastic bags and a barrel filled with charred human remains in Mexico's northern state of Durango, the latest grim find tied to a ...


Advocates Push for Fair Adoption Bill

Advocates Push for Fair Adoption Bill: "
As a result, such children are at greater risk of poverty, homelessness, and incarceration. “We simply cannot afford to exclude millions of prospective parents willing to take these children simply because of their sexual orientation, marital status, ...


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Urban Development: Leaders Lead, But People Do the Planning

Urban Development: Leaders Lead, But People Do the Planning: "Infrastructure development as a tool for poverty reduction is something we have written about frequently. Transport infrastructure and more livable built environments can dramatically increase poor people's access to economic opportunities. ...


Venezuela's Chavez Responds to Criticisms over Perez Becerra ...

Venezuela's Chavez Responds to Criticisms over Perez Becerra ...: "Mérida, May 3rd 2011 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has responded to criticisms from the international left as well as his own supporters over the deportation of alternative journalist, Joaquin Perez Becerra , ...


Argentina labor protests put fuel supplies at risk

Argentina labor protests put fuel supplies at risk: "By Nicolas Misculin and Hugh Bronstein BUENOS AIRES, May 4 (Reuters) - Labor protests hit Argentina's energy sector on Wednesday, threatening fuel supplies in the South American country as workers demanded steep pay raises, unions and industry sources ...


Lorry drivers' protests threaten nationwide fuel distribution

Lorry drivers' protests threaten nationwide fuel distribution: "The union protests made by lorry drivers, oil workers and teachers began to affect petrol production in Santa Cruz causing disturbances to fuel distribution in the Province of Buenos Aires, threatening the overall fuel supply for the country. ...


CU Law School students to install cookstoves in Peru, combating ...

CU Law School students to install cookstoves in Peru, combating ...

CU Law School students to install cookstoves in Peru, combating poverty and global warming - CU Boulder News & Events - Latino News Junkie: All the Latino ...

230-foot cigar rolled in Cuba

230-foot cigar rolled in Cuba: "The roller said he believes the "Guinness (record) of the largest Habano in the planet should always belong to Cuba." The giant cigar is currently housed at the Morro-Cabana fortresses in Havana for display at the upcoming International Tourism Fair ...


Cubans deal with unimaginable: pink slips

Cubans deal with unimaginable: pink slips: "
Two young Cubans, Alejandro Ortega, left, and Adrian Chacon, right, were recently laid off from state-run businesses in Cuba. They have different attitudes towards the economic changes sweeping the country. By Mary Murray Producer HAVANA — Last hired, ...


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Cuba Condemns Killing of Gaddafi's Son, Grandchildren

Cuba Condemns Killing of Gaddafi's Son, Grandchildren: "By MinRex / redaccion@ahora.cu / Wednesday, 04 May 2011 08:48 Cuba strongly condemned the killing of the youngest son of Libyan leader Muammar Al-Gaddafi, and three of his grandchildren and accused the North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO) to seek a ...


When Poverty and Unemployment Are Misdiagnosed

When Poverty and Unemployment Are Misdiagnosed: "In one older patient, I mistook the inability to read for dementia,” writes Gottlieb who is a Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of California, San Francisco. ...


Chile not overheating, risk latent: cbank economist

Chile not overheating, risk latent: cbank economist: "SANTIAGO, May 4 (Reuters) - Chile's economy is not overheating as core inflation remains contained, the central bank's chief economist Luis Oscar Herrera said on Wednesday. Herrera said the risk of overheating for Latin American economies was latent, ...


Brazil Program to eradicate extreme poverty to benefit 16.2 ...

Brazil Program to eradicate extreme poverty to benefit 16.2 ...

Brazilian federal government announces new criteria for line of extreme poverty; soon to announce new national program to assist citizens most in need.

Another suspicious death in Cuba | Babalú Blog

Another suspicious death in Cuba | Babalú Blog: "Amazing how controversial figures seem to keep dying accidentally while vacationing in Cuba: Kyrgyz Opposition Figure Found Dead In Cuba BISHKEK -- The.


Chile not yet facing overheating risk: cbank economist

Chile not yet facing overheating risk: cbank economist: "SANTIAGO May 4 (Reuters) - Chile's economy is not yet facing overheating risks as core inflation remains contained, the central bank's chief economist Luis Oscar Herrera said on Wednesday. The IMF said on Wednesday Chile along with Brazil, Peru, ...


Youth homicides: Latin America's public health problem

Youth homicides: Latin America's public health problem: "The youth homicide rate in Latin America is double or triple the rate in all other parts of the world except Africa, according to the World Health Organization. "It's a huge problem in Central America," Richard Jones of Catholic Relief Services, ...


Argentine oil refinery workers threaten strike

Argentine oil refinery workers threaten strike: "BUENOS AIRES May 4 (Reuters) - Argentine oil refinery workers could start a nationwide strike at midday Wednesday (1500 GMT) if energy companies do not meet their pay demands, union leader Pablo Anaya said. The Federation of Oil, Gas and Biofuels ...


Statement by the Cuban delegation at the 44 Session of the ...

Statement by the Cuban delegation at the 44 Session of the ...: "Cuba has developed integrated and prioritized strategies and policies in the ... The contraceptive prevalence rate shows that Cuba holds the highest ...


Gary Johnson is asked about the drug war

Gary Johnson is asked about the drug war: "This is kind of a signature issue for you, I wanted you to talk about the cost, your perception of the failure, and particularly the implications of the “war on drugs” for people in other countries, particularly in Mexico and Latin America, ...


8.5 percent of Brazilian population live in extreme poverty ...

8.5 percent of Brazilian population live in extreme poverty ...: "Brazil has 16.27 million people living in extreme poverty, which accounts for 8.5 percent of its total population, Minister of Social Development and Fight ...


Catholic Cardinal from Cuba to speak in Omaha and receive honors from ...

Catholic Cardinal from Cuba to speak in Omaha and receive honors from ...: "A Catholic cardinal from Cuba will speak in Omaha about what life is like on the communist island. Havana Cardinal Jaime Ortega has served as archbishop in Cuba for nearly 30 years. He will speak on Creighton University's campus at 4:30 pm on May 12. ...


Venezuela's inflation slips to 22.9 percent

Venezuela's inflation slips to 22.9 percent: "Venezuela says its annual inflation has declined in the past month and stands at 22.9 percent. The April inflation figure is more than 4 percentage points lower than the annual figure of 27.4 percent recorded in March, and more than 7 percentage points ...


Advocates, people with HIV/AIDS protest drug-aid limits in Florida

Advocates, people with HIV/AIDS protest drug-aid limits in Florida: "Currently, income eligibility requirements for an AIDS Drug Assistance Program and other HIV patient services are anything below $43560, based on federal poverty guidelines. But there isn't enough funding to cover the current patient load and new ...


Ex-cop accused of bribing former Windermere chief with trip to Puerto Rico

Ex-cop accused of bribing former Windermere chief with trip to Puerto Rico

FDLE agents allege Carvajal and Humberto Enrique Garcia offered former Windermere police chief Daniel Saylor money and a trip to Puerto Rico if he'd hire Garcia as a reserve officer. These allegations come as part of FDLE's ongoing investigation of the ...