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domingo, 22 de mayo de 2011

poverty in chile stats | Zanran

poverty in chile stats | Zanran: "856 results ... Poverty and Indigence in Chile and Latin America, 1990 and 2006 60 Poverty 48.3. Dec 10. Graph 5: Poverty and Indigence in Chile and Latin ...


Poverty in the World

Poverty in the World: "16.9% International Poverty. Sub-Saharan Africa. South Asia. East Asia & Pacific . Eastern Europe & Central Asia. Latin America & Caribbean ...


Nathaniel Davis, Diplomat, Is Dead at 86

Nathaniel Davis, Diplomat, Is Dead at 86: "(Mr. Allende's body is scheduled to be exhumed Monday in Santiago, Chile, as part of a new investigation into his death.) Mr. Davis's interpretations have not always been believed, however. After the movie “Missing,” directed by Costa-Gavras, ...


Cuba further eases limits on private businesses - CNN

Cuba further eases limits on private businesses - CNN

The Cuban government has agreed to allow all private businesses to hire employees, something previously restricted to a limited number of occupations, ...

The Beav' hosts Habitat for Humanity conference

The Beav' hosts Habitat for Humanity conference: "... but the goal is the same: eliminate poverty housing. ... praise for Colorado's progress toward its goal of 2000 homes built in Colorado and Paraguay. ...
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Venezuela's battle for food sovereignty

Venezuela's battle for food sovereignty: "As Venezuelan campesinos<.em> [peasants] we need to realise that we have an obligation to the people of the world.” This sentiment was shared by many of the campesinos I met during a recent three-week visit, together with a small delegation from the ...


Venezuela's battle for food sovereignty | eWallstreeter

Venezuela's battle for food sovereignty | eWallstreeter: "For more details, please click on the link to read the article.


In Peru, hard-won democratic gains at risk

In Peru, hard-won democratic gains at risk: "It also reinforces Peru's glaring paradox: high growth, declining poverty — and deep political disaffection. In the past five years Peruvian President Alan Garcia's approval ratings rarely exceeded 30 percent. In regional surveys, trust in politicians ...


Faculty seeks approval for study abroad program in Cuba

Faculty seeks approval for study abroad program in Cuba: "Students and faculty are working to overcome administrative hurdles to gain approval for a non-Tufts study abroad program in Cuba in an effort to align student travel and study in the country with recently passed federal law. ...


Cuba Develops Annual Disaster Prevention and Awareness Activities

Cuba Develops Annual Disaster Prevention and Awareness Activities

Cuba, May 22.- Cuba develops its annual Meteoro activities on Saturday and Sunday, in which people across the country take part in prevention and awareness activities to reduce risks and vulnerabilities associated with natural disasters prior to the ...

Banks battle for $1bn Puerto Rican road

Banks battle for $1bn Puerto Rican road: "By Helen Thomas in New York Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are squaring off in the bidding to finance and operate one of Puerto Rico's busiest roads as a 10-month-long privatisation process approaches its conclusion. The infrastructure funds of the ...


Santa Fe residents head to the polls

Santa Fe residents head to the polls: "... dissident Peronist Senator Carlos Reutemann, an influential former governor, failed to enter the competition. Separately, comedian Miguel del Sel is running for the centre-right PRO party, which is headed nationwide by Buenos Aires City Mauricio Macri.


About Brazil

About Brazil: "After an eight-year popular political run by former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the government has been credited with making major strides in its efforts to raise millions out of poverty. Now run by its first woman president, Dilma Rousseff, ...


Honduras' ousted leader, successor sign accord

Honduras' ousted leader, successor sign accord: "Shaking hands with smiles, Zelaya and current President Porfirio Lobo sat down in this Caribbean port to sign an agreement that was worked out by Presidents Hugo Chavez of Venezuela and Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia. The goal is to end the political ...


Inmates free hostages in Venezuela jail

Inmates free hostages in Venezuela jail: "
Police officers stand guard next to a barricade set up by inmates' relatives at a highway in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, May 21, 2011. Inmates at a prison in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas have freed the warden and fourteen other officers who were ...


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Cristina can continue on courageous course

Cristina can continue on courageous course: "These measures made Argentina a financial paradise for a small global cabal of investors, but launched millions into poverty and misery. To compound this “voodoo politics”, under the administration of Domingo Cavallo in the 1990s, Argentina surrendered ...


Inmates free 15 hostage at Venezuela prison | The Associated Press ...

Inmates free 15 hostage at Venezuela prison | The Associated Press ...: "Inmates at a Caracas prison freed the warden and 14 other officers Saturday night after holding them hostage for more than a day. The prisoners agreed to release their captives after authorities pledged to investigate their complaints ...


Peru's Election: A Vote on Modernity

Peru's Election: A Vote on Modernity: "This success has helped sustain the case for Latin American freedom at a time when Venezuela's Hugo Chávez and the Colombian terrorist group FARC are using money, weapons and ideological outreach to try to overthrow democracy and outlaw private ...


Venezuela issues its first-ever driver's license suspension

Venezuela issues its first-ever driver's license suspension: "Venezuela might be seen as something of a hooner's paradise. Gas is free 12 cents per gallon, drivers' rights reign supreme, and traffic law enforcement is practically nonexistent. Maybe that's all changing, though. This week, Venezuela's national ...


Argentina: Buenos Aires Mayor Quits Presidential Race · Global Voices

Argentina: Buenos Aires Mayor Quits Presidential Race · Global Voices: "On May 7 Mauricio Macri, current mayor of Buenos Aires, announced he would seek re-election as mayor on July 10 of this year. After weeks of suspense, his decision confirms that he is giving up the October presidential race. ...


Underdevelopment, Poverty of Latin America's Indigenous Peoples ...

Underdevelopment, Poverty of Latin America's Indigenous Peoples ...: "Underdevelopment, Poverty of Latin America's Indigenous Peoples Stem from Historic Wrongs; Strategic Means for Correction Needs 'Urgent Revision', ...


Bamboo to tackle poverty and climate change in Latin America

Bamboo to tackle poverty and climate change in Latin America: "The International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR) has launched an initiative to strengthen the use of bamboo in Latin America to enhance economic ...


Drug war graves unveil drama of Mexico's disappeared - World news ...

Drug war graves unveil drama of Mexico's disappeared - World news ...: "Reina Estrada lost contact with her husband just after he traveled to Mexico's border with Texas on business in March 2009, and has never heard from him or ...


Venezuela unionist: 8 hurt during labor protest | The Associated ...

Venezuela unionist: 8 hurt during labor protest | The Associated ...: "A Venezuelan union leader says eight workers have been hurt during a protest by employees at a state aluminum company. Union organizer David Torres blames a group of government loyalists. He says they attacked protesting workers at the ...