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jueves, 4 de agosto de 2011

Gunfire by the Texas-Mexico Border

Gunfire by the Texas-Mexico Border: "by Nicolette Couturier on Aug 4, 2011 Is Mexico Winning the Drug War? In recent months in 2011, Mexico's drug war has affected some border cities. For instance, in a 2011 news article by internationalnewsdaily.org (Presencia Media) An Unsecured Border: ...


Cartoon characters take on Mexico drug war

Cartoon characters take on Mexico drug war: "
Press releases and speeches only go so far in convinving Mexicans to support the drug war fight. So now the government has turned to animated cartoons and TV characters. The cartoons are set to animated music and address myths such as "the government ...


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Colombian Grupo Sura to expand operations in Peru's financial sector

Colombian Grupo Sura to expand operations in Peru's financial sector: "“Peru will follow a path of growth and of a market economy, opening its doors to local and foreign investment. In order to fight poverty, Peru needs to grow and we understand that President Humala will follow this strategy according to his first ...


Cuba condemns UN stance on Syria

Cuba condemns UN stance on Syria: "HAVANA - CUBA rejected on Thursday the UN Security Council's condemnation of Syria's deadly crackdown on anti-regime protesters, expressing 'confidence' the country will resolve its own internal problems. 'We reject any attempt to undermine the ...


Emily no longer tropical storm

Emily no longer tropical storm

Widespread poverty makes it difficult for people to take even the most basic precautions. Joceline Alcide stashed her two children' birth certificates and school papers in little plastic bags that aid groups handed out. It was her only means to protect ...

Miners striking Escondida mine may vote on bonuses

Miners striking Escondida mine may vote on bonuses: "By Anthony Esposito SANTIAGO (MarketWatch) -- Striking unionized workers at the Escondida mine in northern Chile are reviewing management's bonus offer and mulling whether to accept it and put an end to the 14-day work stoppage, a union leader said ...


One Poor Woman Who Feeds Thousands

One Poor Woman Who Feeds Thousands: "According to the National Institute of Statistics and Census, 9.9 percent of Argentina's 40 million people live in poverty, and 2.5 percent in extreme poverty. But trade unions and other independent bodies say the poverty rate is at least twice that ...


Venezuela, Iran Ink $1 Bln Deal To Build 10000 Housing Units

Venezuela, Iran Ink $1 Bln Deal To Build 10000 Housing Units: "CARACAS (Dow Jones)--Venezuela signed a $1 billion deal with Iran to build 10000 houses in the South American country, according to a statement on the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry's website. The houses will be constructed over the next 18 months in the ...


Venezuela's annual inflation tops 25 percent

Venezuela's annual inflation tops 25 percent: " The Central Bank and the National Statistics Institute record a 2.7 percent rise in prices during July. That's up from the annualized rate of 23.6 percent in June. Food prices rose especially quickly, increasing 4.8 percent ...


Mexican prison director, 4 officers face corruption charges

Mexican prison director, 4 officers face corruption charges: "By Alejandro Martínez-Cabrera CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — The Cereso municipal prison director in Juárez and four guards were formally charged with corruption on Wednesday in connection with last week's massacre of 17 inmates. Cereso director Lucio Cuevas ...


SURVEY: Chile June Economic Activity Seen Growing 5.7% On Year

SURVEY: Chile June Economic Activity Seen Growing 5.7% On Year: "SANTIAGO (Dow Jones)--Healthy domestic demand likely continued to fuel Chilean economic activity in June, albeit at a more moderate pace than in the previous months, according to analysts. The central bank's monthly economic-activity index, ...


Santiago archbishop testifies in Chilean priest abuse case

Santiago archbishop testifies in Chilean priest abuse case: "Santiago archbishop testifies in Chilean priest abuse case. The criminal case against Karadima is coming to an end; several statements left to gather.


Chilean riot police crack down on student protests over education funding

Chilean riot police crack down on student protests over education funding

By AP, SANTIAGO, Chile — Students and police are battling in the streets in Chile, with riot police using water cannons, tear gas and officers on horseback to break up flaming barricades. It's a chaotic scene in Santiago, where authorities consider ...

Chile police, students clash in banned protests

Chile police, students clash in banned protests

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Riot police battled high school and university students in the streets of Chile's capital on Thursday, firing water cannons and tear gas and using officers on horseback to break up flaming barricades. ...

Argentina says could issue debt for infrastructure

Argentina says could issue debt for infrastructure: "BUENOS AIRES, Aug 4 (Reuters) - Argentina could issue debt to pay for infrastructure projects but not to pay normal government costs or bond obligations, Economy Minister Amado Boudou told local radio on Thursday. Analysts have said that debt payments ...


Child marriage a scourge for millions of girls

Child marriage a scourge for millions of girls: "
Child marriage is most common in South Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. * In many developing countries the practice is illegal but the law is often not enforced or it operates alongside customary and religious laws. ...


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Child marriage a scourge for millions of girls

Child marriage a scourge for millions of girls: "
Child marriage is most common in South Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. * In many developing countries the practice is illegal but the law is often not enforced or it operates alongside customary and religious laws. ...


Reuters
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Chilean Miners Return To Poverty Year After Rescue

Chilean Miners Return To Poverty Year After Rescue: "SANTIAGO Chile They have an exhibit at the Smithsonian and a line of toys depicting their epic rescue But most of the 33 men whose saga in a collapsed mine ...


5 Reasons Why the GOP Believes That The Poor Really Aren't Poor

5 Reasons Why the GOP Believes That The Poor Really Aren't Poor: "To be sure, there are varying degrees of poverty when comparing Third World and developed countries. Yes, one can arguably state that the poor in certain areas of East Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Caribbean suffer more than individuals here in ...


Immigration and Poverty in America's Suburbs

Immigration and Poverty in America's Suburbs: "In Miami, Los Angeles, McAllen, and Fresno, immigrants made up more than one third of the poor population living in suburbs. The West was the only region where the poverty rate of suburban immigrants decreased between 2000 and 2009. ...


Immigration and Poverty in America's Suburbs

Poverty in America's Suburbs: "The suburbanization of poverty accelerated most among the US born who accounted for 83 percent of the growth in suburban poverty. Between 2000 and 2009 immigrants contributed more to the growth of the suburban poor population in the South than in other ...


Stigmatising feminism in Latin America

Stigmatising feminism in Latin America: "
The Fujimori government's responsibility for the programme of sterilisation was officially recognised in 2003, when Peru and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights settled the case of Mamerita Mestanza, a peasant who died in 1998 from ...


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Administration Silent as Democracy Deteriorates in Ecuador

Administration Silent as Democracy Deteriorates in Ecuador: "By José R. Cárdenas | ForeignPolicy.com Even before Hugo Chavez revealed he is battling cancer, his political star was on the wane in Latin America. More and more, voters in the region have simply realized that class warfare, polarization, ...


Dictators and the cost of support from Imperialists

Dictators and the cost of support from Imperialists: "
America stepped aside when the winds of change blew against the leaders, leaving them to the whims of their own people and their justice systems. If found guilty, 82-year-old Mubarak may face the death penalty, a possible outcome that is a reminder of ...


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Home sales nearing reality in Communist Cuba - CNN.com

Home sales nearing reality in Communist Cuba - CNN.com: "Olivia Sersute and her sister have shared the same home on the second floor of a faded Havana mansion since they were children and even after getting ...