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miércoles, 13 de julio de 2011

Venezuela ends jail standoff as Chávez discusses his health

Venezuela ends jail standoff as Chávez discusses his health: "Venezuelan authorities brought a month-long prison standoff to a peaceful conclusion on Wednesday. The crisis ended as Chávez said he may face chemotherapy for his cancer. BY JIM WYSS BARINAS, VENEZUELA -- A month-long prison standoff between armed ...


Eclac estimates that Venezuelan economy will grow by 4.5%

Eclac estimates that Venezuelan economy will grow by 4.5%: "According to the Eclac, Uruguay's GDP would leap by 6.8 percent in 2011; Colombia's GDP would rise by 5.3 percent, and Venezuela's GDP would climb by 4.5 percent. Inflation in the region could reach 7.5 percent in 2011, reported the United Nations ...


South America forecasted to grow 5.1% in 2011, but with serious challenges

South America forecasted to grow 5.1% in 2011, but with serious challenges: "
Latin America and the Caribbean will maintain the recovery that began in the second half of 2009, following the international economic crisis and are poised to grow 4.7% in 2011 with a strong boost from domestic demand, according to the latest report ...


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Hezbollah Sets Up Shop in Mexico | FrontPage Magazine

Hezbollah Sets Up Shop in Mexico | FrontPage Magazine: "The terrorist group has linked up with the Mexican drug lords, and is even said to have a large arms stockpile in the country. Terrorist groups are looking at the raging drug war in Mexico as an opportunity to further their deadly ...


Peru poverty could decrease to 17 percent if economy maintains ...

Peru poverty could decrease to 17 percent if economy maintains ...: "Poverty in Peru could be reduced by half over the next five years if economic growth is maintained at an annual rate of 6.5 percent, according to Federico.


Alabama in Cuba Study Abroad Program, a Rare Opportunity for ...

Alabama in Cuba Study Abroad Program, a Rare Opportunity for ...: "After almost 10 years, the Alabama in Cuba study abroad program continues to provide UA students and faculty with the opportunity to travel and learn in a nation many Americans are not allowed to enter. ...


Medicaid recipients in Puerto Rico face loss of coverage

Medicaid recipients in Puerto Rico face loss of coverage: "MCS is one of the three providers for Mi Salud (My Health), as Medicaid is known in Puerto Rico. The president of the Independent Practice Association, or IPA, Dr. Joaquin Vargas, said Wednesday that the situation is critical, especially for medical ...


Children's group offers online tours of 15 popular colleges in state

Children's group offers online tours of 15 popular colleges in state: "By staff report Virtual tours of Florida's most popular colleges have been launched by Take Stock in Children, a statewide nonprofit organization with a 16-year history of helping low-income and at-risk youth break the cycle of poverty by providing ...


Dozens of alleged Mexican Mafia members arrested in OC raid

Dozens of alleged Mexican Mafia members arrested in OC raid: "Dozens of alleged Orange County gang members were arrested Wednesday as federal and state prosecutors charged 99 people with ties to the Mexican Mafia prison gang for crimes ranging from narcotics to conspiracy to commit murder. ...


Why food price volatility doesn't matter

Why food price volatility doesn't matter: "... production in the United States and elsewhere; poor harvests due to bad weather in key grain exporting zones such as Australia, Russia, and South America; and increased speculation in agricultural commodity markets, as investors fled a weak dollar. ...


Brazil's Greed, Deforestation and Environmental Genocide worsens

Brazil's Greed, Deforestation and Environmental Genocide worsens: "
... Law needs a serious update, and that some of the current regulations prevent owners of small tracts of land from growing enough crops to lift themselves out of poverty.[18] Rebelo's claim to speak for Brazil's rural poor is rather puzzling. ...


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Four decades of Canadian support for development research

Four decades of Canadian support for development research: "It focuses its activities in East and West Africa, South Asia, and Latin America. From over 600 applicants in 23 countries, 52 institutions were selected for sustained support via multi-year core grants. It includes Centre for Poverty Analysis (CEPA) ...


Venezuelan Leader to Undergo Cancer Treatment

Venezuelan Leader to Undergo Cancer Treatment: "By KEJAL VYAS CARACAS—Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez said the cancerous tumor removed during surgery three weeks ago in Cuba was the "size of a baseball," and admitted for the first time on Wednesday that he may need chemotherapy or radiation ...


Cuban found dead in plane's undercarriage

Cuban found dead in plane's undercarriage: "The man "probably died from being crushed" after apparently hiding in the rear landing gear of the Iberia flight before it left Cuba, but an autopsy would determine the exact cause of death, police said. Spanish media identified the man as Adonis GB, ...


Casa-Nica: The Next Generation of NGO in Nicaragua

Casa-Nica: The Next Generation of NGO in Nicaragua: "A new Nicaraguan-based NGO is implementing a unique strategy in international ... unique educational laptops for poverty-plagued children around the world. ...
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In Cuba, reforms bring cheers but also jeers

In Cuba, reforms bring cheers but also jeers: "Prior to the reforms, Cubans could only swap their dwellings but were barred from buying and selling them. A raft of reforms lifting limits on individual economic activity was approved at a Communist Party congress in April and have been well received ...


Brazil Announces Major Investments in Agriculture

Brazil Announces Major Investments in Agriculture: "The fund, which was a major promise when Rousseff was campaigning for office, is targeted at rural family farms and is designed to curb poverty and reduce urban migration. Brazil is currently the world's largest producer of coffee, oranges and sugar ...


Chile's Peso Firms 1% Tracking Euro's Gains On Bernanke

Chile's Peso Firms 1% Tracking Euro's Gains On Bernanke: "SANTIAGO (Dow Jones)--The Chilean peso firmed 1% against the dollar at midday Wednesday, tracking the euro's gains versus the greenback following US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments. In prepared comments before the US Congress, ...


Urban poverty and urban violence are growing in El Salvador

Urban poverty and urban violence are growing in El Salvador

Voices on the Border is a Washington DC-based nonprofit that serves refugee communities in Central America. The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author only, not of Spero News.

More 12 Killed in Northern Mexico Violence

More 12 Killed in Northern Mexico Violence: "Four years ago President Felipe Calderon deployed tens of thousands of troops to take on the powerful drug traffickers. The escalating drug war has caused nearly 40000 deaths. Related Articles 20 People Killed In Mexico Bar Attack Local media say more ...


Facundo Cabral, celebrated Argentine folk singer, is killed

Facundo Cabral, celebrated Argentine folk singer, is killed

Mr. Cabral had risen from a childhood of illiteracy and grinding poverty to become one of his country's leading voices against the military dictatorship that ruled Argentina from 1976 to 1982. He was a guitar-playing minstrel busking for tourists at an ...

Free markets work for First Nations too

Free markets work for First Nations too: "The report projects, another 300 million people will escape poverty over the next four years. The main drivers are China, India, and Brazil. By 2040, China will likely raise its per capita income to $85000, double the forecast for the European Union. ...


Generic drugs will save prison service 'thousands'

Generic drugs will save prison service 'thousands': "By Tim Smith Thousands of taxpayers' dollars could be saved as a result of importing generic drugs from India, Israel and Brazil, according to Health Minister Zane DeSilva. The prison service will save thousands of taxpayers' dollars by using generic ...


Alabama Judges Are Infatuated With The Death Penalty

Alabama Judges Are Infatuated With The Death Penalty: "By J. Smith America is in love with the death penalty. So much so, in fact, that some of the 35 states that perform executions are itching for new lethal injection combinations because other countries that manufacture the traditional death penalty drug ...


Death Penalty, Still Racist and Arbitrary

Death Penalty, Still Racist and Arbitrary: "Intro: "Last week was the 35th anniversary of the return of the American death penalty. It remains as racist and as random as ever." ...