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viernes, 24 de junio de 2011

Central America Financing for Security Strategy Analyzed

Central America Financing for Security Strategy Analyzed: "Guatemala - The final segment of a forum on security in Central America is now focused on how financing for the strategy will be achieved. Guatemala presented in this session three proposals to make resources available to the 22 projects of that ...


Jewish gaucho tradition fades in Argentina

Jewish gaucho tradition fades in Argentina: "By Juan Forero, CARMEL, Argentina — Through the years, they've seen Jewish schools and synagogues close and said tearful goodbyes to the young who migrated to cosmopolitan Buenos Aires. But in hamlets with names like Sajaroff and Sonnenfeld, ...


Bogota unveils online human rights library and portal

Bogota unveils online human rights library and portal: "Bogota presented a new online human rights library, the largest in Latin America, as well as a human rights portal where victims can post complaints about abuses and seek advice. The library and portal were announced on Friday by the Human Rights ...


On eve of International Day in Support of Victims of Torture funding shortfall ...

On eve of International Day in Support of Victims of Torture funding shortfall ...: "“The funding situation is seriously limiting our capacity to assist victims of torture in more than 70 countries in Africa, Asia, Central Asia, Latin America, Eastern and Western Europe.” “We need further support to continue funding projects like the ...


Police break up demonstrations with water cannons outside River Plate's stadium

Police break up demonstrations with water cannons outside River Plate's stadium

By AP, BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Police with shields marching behind water cannons scattered hundreds of demonstrators outside River Plate's stadium on Thursday as they called for the resignation of River Plate president Daniel Passarella and coach ...

Diaz-Balart seeks to limit family travel to Cuba

Diaz-Balart seeks to limit family travel to Cuba: "Mario Diaz-Balart wants to reverse the Obama administration's efforts to allow more family travel and remittances to Cuba. The House Committee on Appropriations on Thursday approved Diaz-Balart's amendment to repeal regulatory changes that loosened the ...


Venezuela sees no long-term impact from IEA decision to release oil

Venezuela sees no long-term impact from IEA decision to release oil

Venezuela thinks that the release of 60 million barrels of strategic oil reserves by the oil consuming countries will have no long-term effect on crude oil prices, claiming that it is a political decision made by the United States and Europe. ...

First Chinese Students to Graduate in Spanish Language in Cuba

First Chinese Students to Graduate in Spanish Language in Cuba

Havana, Cuba, Jun 24.- The first 23 Chinese students from the University of International Studies of the University of Xian, in the province of Shaanxi, will graduate on June 28 in Spanish Language, as a result of Cuban-Chinese cooperation. ...

Michigan man accused of abusing Haitian children

Michigan man accused of abusing Haitian children: "By JENNIFER KAY AP MIAMI -- A Michigan man who ran a residential school for poor children and orphans in Haiti has been indicted on charges of child sex tourism, federal prosecutors said Friday. Matthew Andrew Carter, 66, of Brighton, Mich., ...


Rising numbers of Venezuelans seek exile in US

Rising numbers of Venezuelans seek exile in US: "In Latin America, the number of Venezuelan asylum seekers was surpassed only by those from neighboring Colombia, which continues to struggle with a decades-long armed conflict involving Latin America's largest rebel army. Officials at Venezuela's ...


Argentina's Default Offers a Cautionary Tale for Greece

Argentina's Default Offers a Cautionary Tale for Greece: "By 1999, however, it was clear to most economists that Argentina was marching inexorably toward a default and devaluation. The number of people under the poverty line was growing — it peaked at more than 50 percent of the population in 2002 — and ...


Argentina's CFK Seeks Reelection as Economy Booms

Argentina's CFK Seeks Reelection as Economy Booms: "Argentina's economy has flourished under the Kirchners, who have overseen the recovery from the 2001-2002 collapse, when the country defaulted on $100 billion in debt and devalued the peso by 70% compared with the dollar. This pushed poverty to more ...


Man convicted in drug cartel murder

Man convicted in drug cartel murder: "VICTORVILLE • A man believed to be an associate of a Mexican drug cartel was convicted Wednesday of shooting three men in the Victorville desert and now faces life in prison without the possibility of parole. After about a day of deliberation, ...


DRUGS: Pasco man gets 17-year prison sentence for meth

DRUGS: Pasco man gets 17-year prison sentence for meth: "Sanchez-Ramirez, a Mexican national, was sentenced to 17 1/2 years in prison by Senior Judge Fred Van Sickle. Van Sickle reportedly described meth and methamphetamine addiction as “a plague on our community.”


Prison uprising continues in Venezuela

Prison uprising continues in Venezuela: "
Bob Matza suggests: The never ending corruption occurring along the US/Mexican border. The suppression of free speech in India. The world's largest democracy may be becoming much less free, but it's hard to... Last week's winner highlights the concerns ...


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Interconnection between prison gangs and Mexican drug lords - Paco ...

Interconnection between prison gangs and Mexican drug lords - Paco ...: "Scott Johnson of the Oakland TRIBUNE has been doing some excellent work on the interconnection between California's prison gangs and Mexican drug lords. ...


Understand the Globalization of Poverty and the New World Order

Understand the Globalization of Poverty and the New World Order: "
Relentlessly feeding on poverty and economic dislocation, a New World Order was taking shape. Meanwhile, most of the military regimes in Latin America had been replaced by parliamentary “democracies”, entrusted with the gruesome task of putting the ...


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Brazil lets former Italian militant stay

Brazil lets former Italian militant stay: "He has maintained his innocence. Battisti escaped from an Italian prison in 1981. He was later convicted in absentia, and has taken refuge in Brazil since 2004. He had been jailed since 2007 but was freed earlier this month.


Bono's ONE tries to gain support in Florida for helping poor nations

Bono's ONE tries to gain support in Florida for helping poor nations

"We are proving every day there is a constituency here in Florida that supports America's leadership to help end extreme poverty in the world's poorest places," Donaldson said. Childhood vaccines are a major tool, and President Barack Obama recently ...

Students connect with 21st Century programs

Students connect with 21st Century programs: "The program runs from first grade to 12th grade, and is generally in either low-performing schools or schools in areas of high poverty. Bond is located off of Wahnish Way, just past the Florida A&M University campus. Bond has been a B school for the ...


North Jacksonville mall being transformed into health center for poor

North Jacksonville mall being transformed into health center for poor

More medical services are planned, including a gym, physical therapy center, a pharmacy, a bookstore and social service agencies, said Karen Landry, executive director of War on Poverty Florida. The nonprofit, which focuses on community-building ...

Banacol pledges aid to poor families

Banacol pledges aid to poor families: "Colombian banana group Banacol's charitable foundation Corbanacol has signed a pack with the Costa Rican government to provide help and support to families living in extreme poverty in Costa Rica. The agreement, called 'Zero extreme poverty', ...


Peru's challenge to tackle cocaine trade

Peru's challenge to tackle cocaine trade: "
By Dan Collyns BBC News, Ene-Apurimac Valley, Peru Peru's Ene-Apurimac valley is the world's densest coca-producing belt but it is also home to some of the Andean nation's poorest people. More than half the population live in poverty, ...


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DWU students learn life lessons during mission trip to Peru

DWU students learn life lessons during mission trip to Peru: "“This put a face on extreme poverty,” Vetter said. “Many students didn't sleep, wondering if they were doing enough.” Anderson and Straiva both plan to go back to Peru. Anderson will look into a three- to five-year missionary trip after graduation next ...


Indigenous Peoples in Peru Hope New President Keeps His Promise

Indigenous Peoples in Peru Hope New President Keeps His Promise: "
“People simplistically accept the idea that development based on megaprojects is the great motor that will pull the country out of poverty,” said Roberto Espinoza, a technical adviser to the Indigenous Association for the Development of the Peruvian ...


Indian Country Today Media Network.com
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