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lunes, 19 de septiembre de 2011

Dr. Richard Merkin, President and CEO, Heritage Provider Network, Sponsors ...

Dr. Richard Merkin, President and CEO, Heritage Provider Network, Sponsors ...

... on the panel" The event was particularly timely and helpful in light of the front page article in the business section of the Los Angeles Times revealing the increased numbers of uninsured in California combined with the rise in poverty levels. ...

Girl says she was held, raped in Brazil men's jail

Girl says she was held, raped in Brazil men's jail

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A 14-year-old girl has told police she was held and raped for four days by inmates after being taken inside a men's prison in northern Brazil. The girl escaped early Saturday and sought help from a jail guard, who took her to the ...

More than 1100 students transfer from failing schools

More than 1100 students transfer from failing schools: The federal transfers were offered by high-poverty schools that failed for at least three years to meet annual performance targets for students grouped by race, income and special education status, said Ella Thompson, principal of corrective programs ...

The AP Puts Faces on the Poverty Numbers

The AP Puts Faces on the Poverty Numbers: Another woman the AP profiles had four kids, two jobs, and a husband three years ago in Florida. That state's economy collapsed and she lost her jobs and her husband but still has the four kids. They ended up in a homeless shelter in Alabama and now ...


Rains ease Argentina farmland dryness, but more needed

Rains ease Argentina farmland dryness, but more needed: BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Weekend rains brought much-needed moisture to farming areas in Argentina, but growers in the corn belt urgently need more rainfall in order to press on with plantings, a weather forecaster said on Monday. ...

Opinion: Hispanics will Lead America out of Recession

Opinion: Hispanics will Lead America out of Recession:
In a recent address to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, President Obama asserted, “Our future is tied to how well the Latino community does.” Indeed. As our country works to decrease unemployment rates that are holding steady at 9.1 percent ...


Fox News

Boudou To Discuss Argentina's 2012 Budget Details Next Week

Boudou To Discuss Argentina's 2012 Budget Details Next Week: By Taos Turner Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES BUENOS AIRES (Dow Jones)--Economy Minister Amado Boudou will discuss the details of Argentina's 2012 budget before Congress next week, government and congressional officials said Monday. ...

Predicting the Path Out of Poverty: Microfinance & Credit Risk Analysis

Predicting the Path Out of Poverty: Microfinance & Credit Risk Analysis

By 2007 she had 50 percent of the market share in Colombia and Latin America. “There were two problems with this,” Lilian says. Though she had managed to salvage her business by taking on microfinance lenders, she was not bringing in the revenue needed ...

Police investigating teenage girl's allegaton she was raped in Brazil men's ...

Police investigating teenage girl's allegaton she was raped in Brazil men's ...

By AP, RIO DE JANEIRO — Police in northern Brazil are investigating a 14-year-old girl's allegation she was held and raped for four days at a men's prison. The head of juvenile division of the state's police says the girl sought out a security officer ...

Man who claims brutal treatment in Mexican prison to serve as own attorney in ...

Man who claims brutal treatment in Mexican prison to serve as own attorney in ...: However, the former New Jersey resident is pressing his claim that the case should be dismissed because the US government acquiesced to his brutal treatment in a Mexican prison as he was fighting extradition. A hearing is set for Sept. ...


The Death Penalty: Why We Fight for Equal Justice

The Death Penalty: Why We Fight for Equal Justice:
Thousands of hours of debate have ensued over whether the death penalty is moral or ethical or lawful. But it was the Justice William O. Douglas, in Furman v. Georgia, the case which briefly ended America's long experiment with the death penalty, ...


The Atlantic

Bishops, spouses hold prayer service at the Colombia-Ecuador border

Bishops, spouses hold prayer service at the Colombia-Ecuador border: Despite its own economic problems – a third of the country's 13.7 million people live in poverty – Ecuador keeps an open border and hasn't restricted the number of asylum seekers it allows to enter the country. Besides the more than 116000 refugees, ...


Colombian mountain cyclists try to pedal out of poverty toward ...

Colombian mountain cyclists try to pedal out of poverty toward ...

The Andean mountains are the perfect training ground for boys with big dreams of racing in Europe.

Don't soak the rich to help the poor

Don't soak the rich to help the poor: Clearly it thinks the multi-million rand packages of top executives are excessive in a country, where 25% of the population is unemployed and 40% live in poverty. The Gini coefficient measures income inequality and by that measure SA, alongside Brazil, ...


Anhanguera Buys Four Brazilian Colleges for 510.6 Million Reais

Anhanguera Buys Four Brazilian Colleges for 510.6 Million Reais: At least 36 million people in the country of 190 million have risen from poverty since 2003, President Dilma Rousseff said on June 6. Brazil's unemployment rate fell to 6 percent in July, its lowest level this year. Anhanguera in April bought ...


International exhibition on future of global cities travels to Ahmedabad

International exhibition on future of global cities travels to Ahmedabad

The ten global cities that are part of this exhibiton are Ahmedabad, Budapest, Buenos Aires, Dar es Salaam, Guangzhou, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Mexico City, New York and Rio De Janeiro. The exhibition which has already travelled to the US, Mexico, ...

Real Estate Investment in Buenos Aires: Buenos Aires, a one way trip

Real Estate Investment in Buenos Aires: Buenos Aires, a one way trip: The city's charm adds to the convenient exchange rate that sets Buenos Aires being an ideal city for international tourism and in addition, a mine for investment. The investment opportunities are multiple and also the channels are open for ...


Bishop Calls On Catholics To Help The Poor

Bishop Calls On Catholics To Help The Poor: Catholic News Agency says the US Census Bureau shows nearly one of six Americans are living in poverty. California Bishop Stephen E. Blair says, quote, "There has to be a shared sacrifice by everybody if we're going to address the economy. ...

Healthcare Business News

Healthcare Business News: By Paul Barr The new US Census Bureau statistics on health insurance enrollment, income and poverty levels offer ammunition to both sides of the divide over whether the government should play a greater or smaller role in the country's healthcare system ...


How devoted moms buffer kids in poverty

How devoted moms buffer kids in poverty: For more information about this study, please contact: Gregory Miller at gemiller@psych.ubc.ca. The APS journal Psychological Science is the highest ranked empirical journal in psychology. For a copy of the article "Pathways to Resilience: Maternal ...


Calif. grocery strike deadline passes, talks go on

Calif. grocery strike deadline passes, talks go on: "At a time of persistently high unemployment, poverty and foreclosures the last thing we need is a devastating strike that will make it more difficult for thousands of workers to put food on the table for their families, pay their mortgages and afford ...


Uneven Progress in Child Health

Uneven Progress in Child Health: Despite pending challenges, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay have made good progress in fighting child malnutrition, cutting child mortality, and expanding vaccination coverage. But in Bolivia and Paraguay, where poverty rates are still high ...


Castro supervises expansion work of main port in Cuba

Castro supervises expansion work of main port in Cuba: 18 (Xinhua) -- Cuban leader Raul Castro Sunday supervised the ongoing expansion program of the Mariel port, a main port of Cuba with Brazil's investment, local media reported. "The expansion work has an extraordinary economic importance," said Castro ...

Record Tourism for Cuba this year (Canadians, as always, lead the ...

Record Tourism for Cuba this year (Canadians, as always, lead the ...: This is the eighth time Cuba has welcomed two million tourists, and this year it did so one month earlier than it did last year, demonstrating the growth.


Cuban Five: a Cruel and Bizarre Decision

Cuban Five: a Cruel and Bizarre Decision: Mr. Gonzalez had asked the Court to allow him to return home to Cuba to be with his wife, Olga, and his two daughters, Ivette and Irma. Several years ago, the Department of State decided to permanently bar Olga from getting a visa to come to the United ...