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martes, 28 de junio de 2011

Understand the Globalization of Poverty and the New World Order

Understand the Globalization of Poverty and the New World Order: "
From one day to the next, an entire country was precipitated into abysmal poverty: in less than a year the price of bread in Chile increased thirty-six times and eighty-five percent of the Chilean population had been driven below the poverty line. ...


Center for Research on Globalization
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Louisa commonwealth's attorney calls for drug testing welfare recipients

Louisa commonwealth's attorney calls for drug testing welfare recipients: "“The key to breaking the cycle of poverty in many cases is breaking the cycle of addiction,” Garrett said in a statement. “It's reasonable for the taxpayers who are lending a hand to expect those receiving assistance don't do so longer than necessary. ...


Venezuela prison warden held for arms trafficking | The Associated ...

Venezuela prison warden held for arms trafficking | The Associated ...: "Venezuelan authorities have arrested a prison warden for allegedly supplying arms and explosives to inmates staging deadly riots over the past 11 days.


Brazil backs France's Lagarde in IMF race

Brazil backs France's Lagarde in IMF race: "By Isabel Versiani and Maria Carolina Marcello BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil on Tuesday backed French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde as the next head of the International Monetary Fund, aligning itself with other big emerging markets such as China ...


Latin America and Socialism of the 21st Century

Latin America and Socialism of the 21st Century: "The funds continued to flow despite the increasing human rights claims against Colombia's military, including thousands of non-combatant related deathsfollowing Uribe taking office in 2002. The US also continues to fund right-wing oppositions, ...


Guatemalan town falls victim to Mexico's bloody narco wars

Guatemalan town falls victim to Mexico's bloody narco wars: "
... a researcher on Central America at Amnesty International. "The current violence has not occurred in a vacuum. Massive human rights violations, war crimes and genocide have gone unpunished. In Guatemala impunity is the norm, justice the exception. ...


The Guardian
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U.S. Territory Hospitals Have Higher Death Rates, Less Federal Funding

U.S. Territory Hospitals Have Higher Death Rates, Less Federal Funding: "
And a new report finds that hospitals in US territories—including Puerto Rico, Guam, the US Virgin Islands and the Northern Mariana Islands—are even farther behind. "Virtually all of the territorial hospitals performed below the US national averages ...


Scientific American (blog)
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Mexican men off to jail for smuggling drug money from BC to US

Mexican men off to jail for smuggling drug money from BC to US: "By SAM COOPER, The Province June 28, 2011 10:03 AM Two Mexican men were sentenced to prison last week after sneaking from BC into Washington state with more than $650000 of suspected drug money. Fabian Arias-Ramirez and Sergio Arroyo-Rivera, ...


Area police help send drug leader to prison

Area police help send drug leader to prison: "Pineda is a Mexican national who will be deported once his prison term is up. In asking for the lengthy prison term, prosecutors noted that Pineda trafficked black tar heroin – one of the drugs that has fueled cartel violence. According to the US since ...


El Pasoan Tells His Story From A Juarez Prison

El Pasoan Tells His Story From A Juarez Prison: "Shohn Huckabee is in the Cereso Prison in Juarez for allegedly carrying more than 100 pounds of marijuana in his truck. On that fateful day, Shohn says he was driving back to El Paso when Mexican military pulled him over. "They pulled us out of the ...


Cuba school officials employ staff

Cuba school officials employ staff: "By Anonymous The Cuba Community Unit School District 3 board of education met on June 20 in a regular meeting with board president Sue McCance. Marty Kiesewetter of First Midstate, Inc. presented information to the board on Working Cash Bonds and ...


Venezuela's endeavors against human trafficking deemed insufficient

Venezuela's endeavors against human trafficking deemed insufficient: "
A total of 184 countries, including the United States, were examined in the paper and it is concluded that as many as 27 million people might be living in slavery throughout the world Venezuela, Cuba, Iran, North Korea and Saudi Arabia are among the ...


El Universal
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Venezuela: Ambitious promises of affordable housing

Venezuela: Ambitious promises of affordable housing: "Since torrential rains and flooding left 134000 people homeless in November 2010, the longstanding deficit of affordable housing has become more visible in Venezuela. CARACAS, Venezuela, Tuesday June 28, 2011 (By Humberto Márquez) - "I want my own roof ...


Venezuela oil sector gets $1.5 bln loan from Japan

Venezuela oil sector gets $1.5 bln loan from Japan: "By Marianna Parraga CARACAS, June 28 (Reuters) - Japan will loan Venezuela $1.5 billion to help fund expansion of two large oil refineries, the South American OPEC member announced on Tuesday. Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez said Venezuela would repay ...


City slicker on Brazil trip to fight for poorest

City slicker on Brazil trip to fight for poorest: "By David Hardiman » A FORMER high-flying financier who quit the board room to fight poverty is set to visit Brazil to campaign against deforestation. Tony Sheen, 47, of Whitethorn Gardens, has been fighting for people in one of the world's poorest ...


Child Poverty - Headteacher by BCB News on SoundCloud - Create ...

Child Poverty - Headteacher by BCB News on SoundCloud - Create ...: "Listen to Child Poverty - Headteacher by BCB News | Create, record and share the sounds you create anywhere to friends, family and the world with SoundCloud ...


Venezuela confirms arrest of siege prison governors

Venezuela confirms arrest of siege prison governors: "
Venezuelan authorities have confirmed that two high-ranking officers at a jail near Caracas have been arrested on suspicion of arms and drugs-smuggling. The men, along with a National Guard captain, are accused of smuggling weapons into El Rodeo prison ...


BBC News
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Glaxo Will Pay $41 Million for Bad Drugs

Glaxo Will Pay $41 Million for Bad Drugs: "The drug giant used substandard manufacturing processes at its subsidiary, SB Pharmco Puerto Rico, several state attorneys general said. "Between 2001 and 2004, defendants manufactured and put into the stream of commerce certain lots of Kytril, ...


UN human rights chief appeals to donors to help support victims of torture

UN human rights chief appeals to donors to help support victims of torture: "
The UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture provides assistance to over 300 projects in more than 65 countries in Africa, Asia, Central Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. However, a funding shortfall has forced it to reduce support to many ...


UN News Centre
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Brazil: Despite Protests, Government Insists on Belo Monte Dam ...

Brazil: Despite Protests, Government Insists on Belo Monte Dam ...: "Brazil may be brought before the OAS InterAmerican Court of Human Rights for judgment. Meanwhile, families in poorer areas of Altamira likely to be flooded by Belo Monte dam have begun to search for abandoned properties [pt] to occupy ...


In California's Rich Farm Country: How the Poor May Get Poorer

In California's Rich Farm Country: How the Poor May Get Poorer: "Twenty-three percent of the population lives in poverty, far above the state and national averages of around 14%. (See "The Achievement Gap: Why Hispanic Students Are Still Behind.") Much of that population could sink even deeper into poverty when $11 ...


Argentine president cancels trip on health grounds

Argentine president cancels trip on health grounds: "BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine President Cristina Fernandez canceled a trip to Paraguay on Tuesday on doctors' advice she should not fly following a minor fall last week in which she hit her head. Fernandez, who last week said she will run for a ...


Washington Plans Further Actions against Venezuela ...

Washington Plans Further Actions against Venezuela ...: "Today's hearing, devoted entirely to in Venezuela, was attended by senior officials of the State Department, the Treasury Department and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. In testimony before the Committee, the Assistant ...


Care in US Territories Found Lacking

Care in US Territories Found Lacking: "By Charles Bankhead, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Explain that hospitals in the US territories (including Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the US Virgin Islands) have significantly higher 30-day mortality and worse ...


Dozens missing after Brazil jailbreak

Dozens missing after Brazil jailbreak: "
Sao Paulo - Seventy-eight inmates broke out of a prison in southern Brazil and authorities on Monday said they had recaptured 21 of them. The mass escape on Sunday jolted the prison in the beach resort city and university town of Florianapolis, ...


Independent Online
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