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martes, 23 de agosto de 2011

Venezuelan Newspaper under Investigation Due to “Defamation” of Women

Venezuelan Newspaper under Investigation Due to “Defamation” of Women: By Rachael Boothroyd - Venezuelanalysis.com Coro, August 23 rd 2011 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – This Monday, Venezuelan women marched to the District Attorney's Office in Caracas demanding that the office take action against the weekly newspaper “6to ...


Chile Economic Growth May Exceed 5% Next Year, Larrain Says

Chile Economic Growth May Exceed 5% Next Year, Larrain Says: Speaking at the Bloomberg Chile Economic Summit in Santiago today, Larrain reiterated the government's projection for gross domestic product expansion this year, which is 6.6 percent. The government aims to average 6 percent annual growth over its ...


Peru can reduce poverty to less than 20% IDB says | ANDINA Peru ...

Peru can reduce poverty to less than 20% IDB says | ANDINA Peru ...: Peru is able to reduce its poverty rate to less than 20 percent over the next five years, said the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).


Chavez Says Venezuela Will Only Recognize Qaddafi Government

Chavez Says Venezuela Will Only Recognize Qaddafi Government: AP CARACAS – President Hugo Chavez said Tuesday that Venezuela will continue to recognize Muammar al-Qaddafi as the leader of Libya and will refuse to recognize a rebel-led interim government. Chavez spoke as Libyan rebels blasted through the gates of ...


Director of Venezuelan weekly accused of slander

Director of Venezuelan weekly accused of slander: CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The director of a Venezuelan weekly newspaper strongly critical of President Hugo Chavez and his allies has been charged with slander among several other alleged crimes, the Attorney General's Office announced Tuesday. ...


Chile Court orders protection for student leader

Chile Court orders protection for student leader:
University of Chile student president Camila Vallejo looks on during a protest in Santiago, Chile, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011. Students have been striking for more than two months and marching by the tens of thousands calling for free and equal quality ...


MiamiHerald.com

Brazil gives former Italian militant ID documents

Brazil gives former Italian militant ID documents: Battisti escaped from an Italian prison in 1981 while awaiting trial for four political murders in the 1970s. He was arrested in Rio de Janeiro in 2007. He denies the killings. Brazil's Supreme Court has upheld a decision by former President Luiz ...


Chile: Expats Unfazed as U.S. Embassy in Santiago Issues ...

Chile: Expats Unfazed as U.S. Embassy in Santiago Issues ...: The U.S. Embassy in Santiago emailed an “emergency message for U.S. citizens” registered in Chile to keep out of the frequent and increasingly violent protests, but foreigners in Santiago don't seem to be losing sleep over the roaring ...


Chile faces 2-day shutdown over 'utopian' demands

Chile faces 2-day shutdown over 'utopian' demands: By EVA VERGARA - SANTIAGO, Chile -- Chile is bracing for a nationwide, two-day shutdown as unions, students and a center-left coalition of political parties demand fundamental changes in society. They want to replace Chile's ...


Chile Peso Ends Barely Stronger On US Stimulus Expectations

Chile Peso Ends Barely Stronger On US Stimulus Expectations: By Renzo Dasso SANTIAGO (Dow Jones)--The Chilean peso ended slightly stronger versus the dollar Tuesday, as market participants anxiously awaited Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke's comments Friday, which they believe will hint at a new round of ...


Nourish International: Sustainable Approach to Solving Poverty ...

Nourish International: Sustainable Approach to Solving Poverty ...: Now that I know more about development and poverty, I have a greater sense of ... from women's empowerment in Cameroon to bamboo reforestation in Nicaragua. ...

Recession Leads To Jump In Child Poverty Rates - Miami News Story ...

Recession Leads To Jump In Child Poverty Rates - Miami News Story ...: WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The recession may have ended two years ago, but the ripple effects continue to be felt across the country, including in the living room ...


Black lawmakers target high urban unemployment

Black lawmakers target high urban unemployment

... at a time of high joblessness and poverty in urban areas. "I think our politicians need to step up and do a better job of helping people," said Lavern Eli, the executive director of Curley's House of Style in Miami's Model City neighborhood. ...

Corruption: Brazil Sheltering Wanted Marxist Terrorist

Corruption: Brazil Sheltering Wanted Marxist Terrorist

The Colombian embassy official cited in the report also “echoed press and other public accounts that PT leaders had met with Cadena in prison,” according to the US embassy document. “While pointing out that claims of FARC donations to PT campaigns had ...

Baby Boomers Fear Poverty at Retirement

Baby Boomers Fear Poverty at Retirement: Aug 23, 2011 (Daily Champion/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) -- Baby boomers face so much uncertainty that nearly half of them fear that their retirement will result in poverty, according to a new study by California-based investment advisers ...


Bolivia denies phone-tapping after charge against US

Bolivia denies phone-tapping after charge against US: The socialist Morales government has insisted that the road must be built, and has called for dialogue on the terms and the impact on the environment and local communities. Bolivia is South America's only indigenous-majority nation. ...


Costa Rica Teams Up With Mexico Against Crime

Costa Rica Teams Up With Mexico Against Crime:
"Mexico's battle is of all civilized nations in the worl", said Chinchilla, who congratulate Calderón for his strategy in diminishing the drug trade. Days earlier Chinchilla was quoted in the Mexican newspaper El Universal, that the drug war is not won ...


Inside Costa Rica

Cuba Enhances Program for Early Detection of Breast Cancer

Cuba Enhances Program for Early Detection of Breast Cancer: HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 22 (acn) The Cuban public health system is stepping up actions to guarantee the early diagnosis of breast cancer, in collaboration with the Cuban Women Federation (FMC) through the Alas por la Vida (Wings for Life) community project. ...


Cuba calls for respect for Syrian sovereignty

Cuba calls for respect for Syrian sovereignty: Rodolfo Reyes, Cuba's representative to the UN Human Rights Council, stated today that the island rejects "any attempt to ignore Syria's sovereignty." Reyes added, "It is in the hands of the Syrian people and their authorities to determine their will ...


Mega Cities Could Trigger Water Shortages and Social Unrest

Mega Cities Could Trigger Water Shortages and Social Unrest: ... urban growth is "inextricably linked" with slum expansion and poverty. ... Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a population of 12.8 million; Kolkata, India, ...

The Argentine Tango: From Buenos Aires to London via Hollywood

The Argentine Tango: From Buenos Aires to London via Hollywood: The Argentine Tango originated from Buenos Aires in the 1890s, taking its influence from African rhythms and European music. It was in the densely populated, working class areas of the city that the dance thrived amongst the mainly Spanish and Italian ...


Dutch groom in Mexico's 1000th gay marriage

Dutch groom in Mexico's 1000th gay marriage: The marriage was consecrated on the 41st floor of the Torre Latinoamericana, Latin America's first skyscraper. Gómez stressed that being a gay man in the capital city is not easy. “My intimate life has led to conflicts with my parents, on the street ...


Somali pirates get life sentences

Somali pirates get life sentences: Both pleaded guilty; three others face charges that could carry the death penalty. US prosecutors vowed to make the case serve as a lesson for Somalia's pirates, who have created their own autonomous region based on hijackings and ransom payments in ...


Post-Gaddafi, is Cuba next?

Post-Gaddafi, is Cuba next?:
As the Gaddafi regime appears set to crumble in Libya, perhaps now is as good a time as any to reflect on Latin America's last remaining dictatorship - Cuba. There are more than a few similarities between the two regimes. ...


Business News Americas

College Students Become Easy Targets For Identity Theft

College Students Become Easy Targets For Identity Theft: MIDLAND, Texas – College students often have many responsibilities to manage when it comes to school, work and their social lives, which means identity theft and credit ratings often take a back seat to other priorities. However, Better Business Bureau ...