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lunes, 4 de julio de 2011

The Irish dimension to Human Rights in Latin America

The Irish dimension to Human Rights in Latin America: "Articles may focus on any aspect of the many human rights linkages between Ireland and Latin America. Submissions could take the form of a study based on ...


Peruvian city has full employment, but at a cost

Peruvian city has full employment, but at a cost: "This is one of the main motors driving Latin America's fastest-growing economy. Developers of Ica hit the jackpot by making the desert bloom. The biggest producers have edged out many smaller farmers, and they export enough asparagus, grapes, ...


Guatemalan laborers get help from afar

Guatemalan laborers get help from afar: "
In this impoverished Central American nation, where more than half the population lives below the national poverty line and 18 percent live in extreme poverty, Mrs. Lopez is grateful to have a job. "This dump has been a big blessing for everyone ...


Toledo Blade
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Mexico Arrests Drug Gang Leader

Mexico Arrests Drug Gang Leader: "Six years into Mr. Calderón's declared war on the drug gangs, successful prosecutions are still rare, and the corruption of public officials is still rampant. Mr. Rejon, the authorities said, was arrested just outside Mexico City with a municipal ...


Ecuador happy with draw

Ecuador happy with draw: "With group favourites and holders Brazil also dropping two points against minnows Venezuela the chance was there for either side to take early ownership of the group with a win in the late game. Instead, a tight match saw neither side able to make a ...


Venezuela's power crisis costs USD 38.9 billion in 2010

Venezuela's power crisis costs USD 38.9 billion in 2010: "
However, the Venezuelan expert still has time to learn, almost in real time, the situation of the national electricity system, its failures and recovery. The Venezuelan engineer began 29 years ago a "flight" that has taken him to 44 countries. ...


El Universal
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Mexican nationals face prison, deportation | Hemp Beach TV Stoner ...

Mexican nationals face prison, deportation | Hemp Beach TV Stoner ...: "Herandez and Valencia-Baez will be deported to Mexico after serving two years and four months in state prison, according to a press release. ...


Mexican authorities arrest founding leader of Los Zetas drug cartel

Mexican authorities arrest founding leader of Los Zetas drug cartel: "Then, he participated in facilitating the prison break of several Gulf Cartel members. In addition, he was involved in the violent gunfights with the rival Pacific drug cartel (Cartel del Pacifico) between 2204 and 2005 in Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas ...


Woman faces 10 years in illegal immigrant case

Woman faces 10 years in illegal immigrant case: "A woman convicted in Mississippi of harboring illegal immigrants from China, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India and Mexico faces up to 10 years in prison when she's sentenced next week. Sheren Nguyen was transporting nine illegal immigrants in a ...


Hugo Chavez Makes Surprise Return to Venezuela

Hugo Chavez Makes Surprise Return to Venezuela: "
AP Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez salutes before his departure to Venezuela from the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba, Monday July 4, 2011. Chavez returned to Venezuela from Cuba on Monday morning, stepping off a plane hours before ...


Fox News
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Victory at Canada-US Border for Pastor's for Peace Caravan to Cuba

Victory at Canada-US Border for Pastor's for Peace Caravan to Cuba

They gathered to send off the 22nd Pastors for Peace Caravan to Cuba, with route speaker, Alicia Jrapko, coordinator of the International Committee to Free the Cuban 5, who came to BC from San Francisco. The border crossing was organized by Vancouver ...

Chavez says surgery removed tumor in Cuba - Yahoo! News

Chavez says surgery removed tumor in Cuba - Yahoo! News: "Read 'Chavez says surgery removed tumor in Cuba' on Yahoo! News. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez told his country Thursday night he underwent surgery in ...


Guatemala gave priest new direction

Guatemala gave priest new direction: "In 16 years, the ministry has started programs to alleviate severe poverty in seven countries -- Guatemala, Egypt, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, ...
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Mexican opposition 'set for election victory'

Mexican opposition 'set for election victory': "
And then that party has also brought the country to a critical state because of the drug war that was launched. That has led to 40000 people dead in the country and a general situation of chaos, not only because of the violence but because of the ...


Aljazeera.net
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Can climate change impact on education achievement?

Can climate change impact on education achievement?: "This in turn is actually serving to strengthen gender inequality, and poverty, as it means that women have even less time to participate in income generating activities, contribute to decision making processes, or to find out about things that they ...


Gender Violence Now a 'Public Matter' in Brazil

Gender Violence Now a 'Public Matter' in Brazil: "It is named for Maria da Penha, a Brazilian woman whose husband received only two years in prison for trying to kill her twice and leaving her paraplegic. The law defined domestic violence clearly for the first time in Brazil and tripled the severity ...


More than 70 inmates escape prison in Brazil - World news ...

More than 70 inmates escape prison in Brazil - World news ...: "Police say more than 70 inmates overpowered two guards to escape a prison in southern Brazil. Nineteen have been recaptured.


Italian worker charged with forced labor in Calif.

Italian worker charged with forced labor in Calif.

... turning a Brazilian woman into an indentured servant after luring the woman to the United States with promises of a better life. The couple, who spent the weekend in jail and had their young children placed in the custody of Protective Services, ...

Brazil in fight against extreme poverty - Inter-American ...

Brazil in fight against extreme poverty - Inter-American ...: "IDB will support Brazil's efforts to fight extreme poverty with technical assistance to measure development impact of social programs.


Almost 40 million Brazilians climbed to middle class in the last eight years

Almost 40 million Brazilians climbed to middle class in the last eight years: "
“Economic growth and inequality reduction” have been the main reasons for low income people to abandon poverty supported by an improvement in health and education. “Inequality in Brazil is falling significantly and fast”, said Neri showing that the ...


MercoPress
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Ex-leaders set examples in fight against hunger

Ex-leaders set examples in fight against hunger: "The World Food Prize will go to the former presidents of Brazil and Ghana for their successful efforts in alleviating hunger and poverty in their countries. The actions throughout the past decade by Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in Brazil and John Agyekum ...


Global food crisis: safeguarding families against malnutrition in ...

Global food crisis: safeguarding families against malnutrition in ...

SOS are playing a part in protecting children in Bolivia against ... in the city include the high poverty rate amongst families and rising food prices. ...

Mission to Bolivia made unique experiences possible

Mission to Bolivia made unique experiences possible: "The isolation and poverty of these mountain villages has left them off the map, even in their ... I would return to Bolivia tomorrow if it were possible. ...
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Colombian president signs law to aid poor

Colombian president signs law to aid poor: "Santos said the measure will distribute money from Colombia's richest districts to areas enduring economic disadvantages. "The money will go directly towards investment, competitiveness of the district, generating employment and reducing poverty," ...


Prostitutes in Colombia unite against child abuse

Prostitutes in Colombia unite against child abuse

Among those, 2000 are from Cartagena, where 70 percent of the city's 850000 citizens live in poverty, a far cry from the era when the wealth of the colonies, conquistadors, pirates and slaves traveled through the Caribbean port. ...