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viernes, 12 de agosto de 2011

New adult education tuition fees may spur dropouts in Palm Beach County ...

New adult education tuition fees may spur dropouts in Palm Beach County ...: ""Many of the people in adult education classes live either in poverty or near the poverty line," she said. "For them, this could be a very difficult decision. They may be already having trouble putting food on the table for their families. ...


Charities splitting $1.64 million for oil recovery, job creation

Charities splitting $1.64 million for oil recovery, job creation: "The organization will use its share for emergency assistance and financial literacy education, food pantry operations in Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach and Panama City, and expansion of the Bridges to Circles poverty initiative to Panama City. ...


Canada and Honduras agree on free-trade deal during Harper's state visit

Canada and Honduras agree on free-trade deal during Harper's state visit

At the time, both the Union of South American Nations and Mercosur — an economic bloc consisting of Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay — declared they would not recognize the results of the 2009 election in Honduras or the legitimacy of the Lobo ...

Poor Brazilian women see job prospects widen

Poor Brazilian women see job prospects widen: "By Julia Dias Carneiro BBC Brasil, Rio de Janeiro Barbara Jose Baptista grew ... of people living in poverty declines and education levels gradually rise. ...
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Career women

Career women: "
Stories like Barbara's are increasingly common as Brazil's economy grows, the number of people living in poverty declines and education levels gradually rise. Even with a basic education, job opportunities in supermarkets, telemarketing, ...


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Harper Honduras Visit Clouded By Human Rights Concerns

Harper Honduras Visit Clouded By Human Rights Concerns: "Honduras is the most likely candidate of the cocalled Central American Four which also ... Media Advisory PM Harper Must Prioritize Human Rights in Visit to ...


Chile spokesman to education reform activists: We won't be 'governed from the ...

Chile spokesman to education reform activists: We won't be 'governed from the ...

By AP, SANTIAGO, Chile — The government of Chile is standing firm against social protests, saying education reform can only happen through official channels. Government spokesman Andres Chadwick says Chile “is not going to be governed from the street. ...

Peru's Humala breaks silence: vows hands-on style

Peru's Humala breaks silence: vows hands-on style: "Picking Pisco for his first public speech since being sworn in on July 28 was a symbolic way of showing he will try to quickly fight poverty in a country where a third of people are considered poor and feel ignored by the government despite a ...


Puerto Rico Fires Up Housing Market

Puerto Rico Fires Up Housing Market: "The incentive plan, juiciest for new homes, has played a part in $2.6 billion worth of sales from its launch in September through July, according to the Puerto Rico Housing Finance Authority. The program, which includes a variety of tax breaks for both ...


Protesters denounce Canada-Honduras free trade deal

Protesters denounce Canada-Honduras free trade deal: "Harper wrapped up his tour of Latin America by announcing the trade deal with Honduras, an impoverished nation where violence is common and the leftist president was deposed by a coup just two years ago. Harper made the announcement after meeting with ...


Argentina's Pampa Energia Says Rate Negotiations Are On Hold

Argentina's Pampa Energia Says Rate Negotiations Are On Hold: "By Taos Turner Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES BUENOS AIRES (Dow Jones)--There is little chance Argentina's government will allow energy companies like Pampa Energia SA (PAMP.BA) to raise rates before a presidential election in October, the company's chief ...


Argentine Leader Runs on Strong Economy

Argentine Leader Runs on Strong Economy: "By MATT MOFFETT BUENOS AIRES—Leftist President Cristina Kirchner is contrasting the global turmoil with Argentina's rapid economic growth and low indebtedness, as she campaigns for a second term starting with primaries Sunday. ...


A Mexican Poet Gets to the Heart of the War on Drugs (With a Little Help From ...

A Mexican Poet Gets to the Heart of the War on Drugs (With a Little Help From ...: "
After the murder of his 24-year-old son, Mexican poet Javier Sicilia—who considers the drug war a moral issue, not a political one—played a prominent role in inspiring thousands in Mexico to march in protest last spring. The marchers demanded an end ...


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Alumna Fights for Women's Rights in Nicaragua

Alumna Fights for Women's Rights in Nicaragua: "
... all of Latin America, according to a recent study by the University of Costa Rica School of Public Health. By providing health information and counseling to the women of Nicaragua through the University of Chicago's Human Rights Internship Program, ...


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Argentina Central Bank: July M2 Money Supply +36% On Year

Argentina Central Bank: July M2 Money Supply +36% On Year: "By Taos Turner BUENOS AIRES (Dow Jones)--Argentina's money supply expanded about 36% last month in nominal terms from a year ago, according to the latest central bank data. In its monthly monetary report published late Thursday, the Central Bank of ...


Riding waves of goodwill

Riding waves of goodwill: "... the group couldn't help but notice the extreme poverty around them. ... The group jumped at the opportunity and in 2004 traveled to Nicaragua and ...
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CIA presence provokes fear in Mexico

CIA presence provokes fear in Mexico: "Javier Sicilia, poet and head of the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity, who has been leading mass marches and demonstrations against Calderon's "military" strategy in the drug war since his son was killed by cartel operatives in March, ...


South America sees strength in unity amid crisis

South America sees strength in unity amid crisis: "By ALMUDENA CALATRAVA , BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- South America must act quickly to protect the region's growing economies from another global financial crisis, economy ministers and central bankers from across the continent ...


CARACAS, Venezuela | Chavez accuses foes of trying to divide ...

CARACAS, Venezuela | Chavez accuses foes of trying to divide ...: "President Hugo Chavez accused his opponents on Thursday of representing U.S. interests and trying to stir up discontent in Venezuela's military while he undergoes cancer treatment in Cuba.


Judge: Ohio killer of 11 deserves to die

Judge: Ohio killer of 11 deserves to die: "
By THOMAS J. SHEERAN, AP CLEVELAND — A judge in Cleveland says a serial killer deserves the death penalty for murdering 11 women and dumping their bodies around his property. Judge Dick Ambrose announced the decision Friday after a 45-minute analysis ...


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Dorsey Selected to Receive ABA 2011 Exceptional Service Award

Dorsey Selected to Receive ABA 2011 Exceptional Service Award: "The Exceptional Service Award is given as a part of the American Bar Association's (ABA) Death Penalty Representation Project. The ABA created the Death Penalty Representation Project in 1986 to help ensure that every person facing a possible death ...


Weekly Roundup from Across the Americas

Weekly Roundup from Across the Americas: "... more than a third of Bolivia's indigenous population lives in extreme poverty. Roughly 62 percent of Bolivia's ten million inhabitants are indigenous. ...
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Cuba Celebrates International Youth Day

Cuba Celebrates International Youth Day

Havana, Cuba, Aug 12.- Cuba celebrates International Youth Day on Friday with many activities that include concerts, workshops, cultural and sports events, and meetings in honor of the worldwide celebration, which was designated by the United Nations ...

Latin America's Middle Class Potential

Latin America's Middle Class Potential: "... contributed to significant reductions in inequality and widespread poverty. ... high 56% in Uruguay to less than one-third in both Bolivia and Colombia. ...
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Zero Hunger: Brazil's $8 Billion Attempt at Halting Poverty

Zero Hunger: Brazil's $8 Billion Attempt at Halting Poverty: "
(AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) For the desperately poor in Brazil, there appears to be a glimmer of hope. Thanks to a widely admired social safety net, which includes the world's biggest program giving money directly to poor households, poverty has been ...
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