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lunes, 5 de septiembre de 2011

Record Dollars Raised at 2011 "A Faire of the Heart" to Support CA Non-Profit ...

Record Dollars Raised at 2011 "A Faire of the Heart" to Support CA Non-Profit ...

The 2011 gala was the debut for Alliance for Housing and Healing, which introduced to the community its comprehensive continuum of care and housing for those in poverty with HIV/AIDS. It was established with the merger of two long-standing AIDS service ...

California Dreaming: Will the State Give Scholarships to its Undocumented Youths?

California Dreaming: Will the State Give Scholarships to its Undocumented Youths?: He crossed the US border illegally with his family when he was 11 years old, fleeing poverty and physical abuse from his father. Upon arrival, he was bullied by other kids because he didn't speak English. Soon he started working under-the-table jobs in ...


Study Reveals Racially Biased Death Sentencing in U.S. Military ...

Study Reveals Racially Biased Death Sentencing in U.S. Military ...: Having raked through data on the administration of the death penalty in the U.S. armed forces between 1984 and 2005, the study presents evidence that the 16 ...


Fox Valley remembers Sept. 11

Fox Valley remembers Sept. 11: Scott Stevens, director of the D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies, will discuss the Mohawk Iron Workers at 6:30 pm Wednesday in meeting Room A at the Sugar Grove library. The Mohawk Iron Workers were among the workers who ...


Venezuela's housing shortage puts pressure on Chavez

Venezuela's housing shortage puts pressure on Chavez: Venezuela has a shortage of affordable homes so acute that squatters have moved into half-built high rises in Caracas. Story by John Otis from PRI's The World. Listen to audio above for full report. Venezuela has a shortage of affordable homes so acute ...


Is valley heart treatment too aggressive?

Is valley heart treatment too aggressive?: The valley isn't the only California region where rates for elective heart procedures are high. Residents in the poverty-laced city of Clearlake in Northern California have by far the state's highest rates of elective angiograms and PCI. ...


Chile enlists psychic in search for plane crash victims

Chile enlists psychic in search for plane crash victims

SANTIAGOChile on Monday turned to the powers of a psychic to find the bodies of 17 people still missing after a military plane crash near the remote Robinson Crusoe island in the Pacific Ocean. "We're are working with a person who is on one of the ...

2 Mexicans Face 30 Years in Prison for Tweet

2 Mexicans Face 30 Years in Prison for Tweet: A radio commentator and a math tutor are now awaiting trial in a Mexican prison for tweeting messages that allegedly caused widespread panic in the city of Veracruz. Roads were littered with vehicle crashes, and frightened parents abandoned their cars ...


In Argentina, child allowance restores families' ties with schools

In Argentina, child allowance restores families' ties with schools: Independent studies show that the AUH has led to a drastic – between 55% and 70% – reduction in extreme poverty, as well as a less significant drop in the levels of poverty and inequality. But the impact has not only been felt by the families who have ...


Childbirth: Neonatal Deaths Slow, but US Still Lags

Childbirth: Neonatal Deaths Slow, but US Still Lags: The rate is higher in the United States than in, among others, Cuba, Slovakia, Croatia and all of Western Europe and Scandinavia. A study published in the August issue of PLoS Medicine reports that neonatal death rates in the United States have ...


Catholic church knocks abuse of Cuban dissidents

Catholic church knocks abuse of Cuban dissidents

Cuba's government says that many of those still behind bars were convicted of violent crimes like hijacking and assault. It considers the dissidents to be mercenaries and common criminals paid by Washington to destabilize the government. ...

Top 10 best shopping destinations in the world, Part 1

Top 10 best shopping destinations in the world: The breathtaking city of Buenos Aires has a lot to offer in terms of shopping. Recoleta, the city's most expensive neighbourhood, offers upscale shopping with high quality designer goods from all the most prominent French and Italian designers. ...


Venezuelan coach disgusted as power trips in Kolkata

Venezuelan coach disgusted as power trips in Kolkata: As the Venezuela coach sat down for the press conference, darkness descended.quite literally the Salt Lake venue.The great Indian load-shedding trick happened and the visiting press contingent got a taste of India's failure to present a perfect ...


Chavez touts new 'socialist' cars for Venezuela

Chavez touts new 'socialist' cars for Venezuela: Chavez said on Friday he plans to return to Cuba for more cancer treatment, in a move that will raise further concerns about his illness that has upended the OPEC nation's politics. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is ...


Chile's unpopular Pinera says analyzing tax reform

Chile's unpopular Pinera says analyzing tax reform: ... SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's government is studying tax reform, deeply unpopular President Sebastian Pinera said on Monday, grappling with mounting unrest against his conservative policies as Chileans demand more social ...


Properly Addressing the Crisis Facing Black and Latino Men

Properly Addressing the Crisis Facing Black and Latino Men: ... and Latino men, who are on the bottom in terms of education and health, and on the top in terms of unemployment and the likelihood of incarceration. ...

Colombian couple grab salon tango crown

Colombian couple grab salon tango crown: Colombian pair Diego Benavidez and Natasha Agudelo won the salon tango category at the 9th Tango World Championships in Buenos Aires late on Monday night, beating competitors from across the globe.Duration: 01:54.


Wheaton business gives ex-cons a chance

Wheaton business gives ex-cons a chance: “There was no mentor around him when he got out of prison so he fell right back into the same bad habits.” That, and a church mission trip to Brazil, provided the inspiration for Second Chance. During that trip, he learned a thing or two about coffee ...


Rogue Tweets Could Land Mexican Men in Prison

Rogue Tweets Could Land Mexican Men in Prison: A former teacher turned radio commentator and a math tutor who lives with his mother sit in a prison in southern Mexico, facing possible 30-year sentences for ...


Prison Planet.com » Armed Mexican Federal Police Cross Into ...

Prison Planet.com » Armed Mexican Federal Police Cross Into ...: While the Department of Homeland Security is busy demonizing white middle class Americans as deadly security threats, armed Mexican troops and police are ...


3 Mexican men face prison time for illegally re-entering the US | The ...

3 Mexican men face prison time for illegally re-entering the US | The ...: ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Three Mexican men face time in prison for re-entering the United States without authorization after having previously been deported.


U.S. Job Market Worse Than Thought Especially for Latinos | Fox ...

U.S. Job Market Worse Than Thought Especially for Latinos | Fox ...: The official unemployment rate for Latinos is 11.6 percent but when the underemployed and socalleddiscouraged workers are factored in the unemployment rate ...


Venezuela Reduced Poverty by 50%, Affirms Eclac « Red Ant ...

Venezuela Reduced Poverty by 50%, Affirms Eclac « Red Ant ...: “In ten years, we have been able to reduce poverty in half”, proclaimed the Venezuelan President. “The Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLAC) ...


Argentina's Turnaround Tango

Argentina's Turnaround Tango: ... plunging over half its 35 million people into poverty. That, at least, is the Argentina people know. Since then, it has performed an economic U-turn — an achievement largely unnoticed outside Latin America, but one that President Obama and ...


Toothache kills young poverty-stricken Cincinnati father

Toothache kills young poverty-stricken Cincinnati father: "People don't realize that dental disease can cause serious illness," said Dr. Irvin Silverstein, a dentist at the University of California at San Diego. "The problems are not just cosmetic. Many people die from dental disease."