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jueves, 22 de septiembre de 2011

The Rise of Emerging Markets Requires a New WTO

The Rise of Emerging Markets Requires a New WTO:
In populous, fast-growing countries like China, India and Brazil, poverty rates are falling, and rapidly expanding trade is helping to forge modern industrial sectors. In our recently published book Juggernaut: How Emerging Markets are Reshaping ...


Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Pope finds a divided Berlin during Germany visit

Pope finds a divided Berlin during Germany visit: ... who does not support the important role his own church plays in places like Latin America, who is against homosexuals?” Berlin has a large gay community ...

Local Elections In Colombia Fraught With Problems

Local Elections In Colombia Fraught With Problems:
He said the Arauca government gets millions in oil revenue, but corruption has left his state mired in poverty. “On election day, the politicians give you money to vote for them,” he said. “But look at the streets. They're full of holes. ...


PRI's The World

Latino Heritage Month Celebrates Latino Working Families

Latino Heritage Month Celebrates Latino Working Families: But while there is much to celebrate, Latinos still face tough problems. The recession hit all workers hard – but Latino workers have been particularly hard hit. The unemployment rate among Latinos last month was 11.3 percent, compared with 9.1 percent ...


Four Seasons Buenos Aires celebrates 90th anniversary of La Mansion

Four Seasons Buenos Aires celebrates 90th anniversary of La Mansion: On occasion of the 90th Anniversary of La Mansión on August 30, 2011, Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires organised a Gala inspired by the 1920s era. The event was sponsored by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 and in total aid of UNICEF. ...


States' attacks on poor wrongheaded

States' attacks on poor wrongheaded: According to the recent Census Bureau figures, 46 million Americans are living below the poverty line. That line is $22314 for a family of four, and $11139 for a single individual. Amazingly, 20 million Americans are living at 50 percent below that ...


New Faces of Poverty in Florida

New Faces of Poverty in Florida: New Faces of Poverty in Florida: With Florida's unemployment rate just above the national average, a small crowd gathers in line outside a South Fl...




47 indicted in Puerto Rico on drug charges

47 indicted in Puerto Rico on drug charges: AP Federal agents have arrested at least 40 suspects in Puerto Rico accused of running a drug-trafficking ring and paying police for protection. US Attorney Rosa Emilia Rodriguez says 47 people have been indicted on charges such as conspiracy to posses ...


Chile prepares for western economic downturn

Chile prepares for western economic downturn: By John Paul Rathbone and Jude Webber in Santiago Chile, recognised as one of the best run emerging economies, is preparing contingency plans in case the eurozone defaults and the US slips back into recession. The move is another sign of the emerging ...


The true dangers of illegal drugs

The true dangers of illegal drugs: On Wednesday, the tally of dead in Mexico's drug war went up after 35 bodies were dumped on a highway in Verzcruz during rush hour. Since 2006, more than 40000 Mexicans have been murdered -- often beheaded, set on fire or hung from bridges. ...


Senator Claire McCaskill Continues to Advance Anti-Native Agenda

Senator Claire McCaskill Continues to Advance Anti-Native Agenda: McCaskill continues to advance her Anti-Native agenda by limiting Native American participation in the Small Business Administration's 8(a) Business Development Program, stated Jim Gray, Executive Director of the Native American Contractors Association ...


Racist bumper sticker removed from UM Native American building

Racist bumper sticker removed from UM Native American building: Students on Monday discovered a white supremacy bumper sticker stuck to the door of the University of Montana's Payne Family Native American Center. A week and a half earlier, a student discovered discriminatory messages stuffed into books in the ...


Moral progress and arguments against the death penalty

Moral progress and arguments against the death penalty: Perhaps a government of smart angels should be granted the right to kill. We could debate that. But no state in America deserves any such right. I think this is right. Indeed, this used to be my own standard argument against the death penalty. ...


Troy Davis Story: Georgia Inmate's Execution a Wake-Up Call for America?

Troy Davis Story: Georgia Inmate's Execution a Wake-Up Call for America?: Too much doubt," Troy Davis was executed by lethal injection Wednesday night shortly after 11 pm The effort to prevent his execution spanned the globe, and many are wondering how Davis' case might impact the movement to end the death penalty in the US ...


Capital punishment

Capital punishment: A growing number mind that the death penalty in America falls disproportionately on blacks and poor people. The chance that innocent folk may be executed counts for more, with many, than the deterrent effect of capital punishment (itself questioned by ...


Inmate guilty of 1998 murder put to death

Inmate guilty of 1998 murder put to death: "What's particularly powerful, I think, about this situation with Dick Gregory and Ricky Jason is that they're both African American and they're opposing the death penalty for somebody who committed a horrible, racist crime. ...


American Indian Center Hosts 33rd Annual Pow Wow

American Indian Center Hosts 33rd Annual Pow Wow: By Zandy Dudiak The Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center will open its 33rd annual Pow Wow with a grand entry of dancers in colorful regalia, just one way the council sustains the Native America heritage by preserving old traditions. ...


Kilpatrick Townsend Adds Prominent Attorney to the Firm's Expanding Native ..

Kilpatrick Townsend Adds Prominent Attorney to the Firm's Expanding Native ..

NEW YORK-- Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today the further expansion of its Native American Team with the addition of Wade Blackmon. Mr. Blackmon joins the firm's growing New York office as counsel. "Wade is an outstanding addition to the ...

The Supreme Court and the Death Penalty: a Glimpse

The Supreme Court and the Death Penalty: a Glimpse:
No member of the court currently believes that the death penalty is unconstitutional in every application. The court ruled in 1972 that the death penalty system was unconstitutional because it was being applied in an arbitrary manner. ...


ABC News

New tropical system being watched over Puerto Rico

New tropical system being watched over Puerto Rico: Meanwhile, an "area of investigation" is producing heavy rains over Puerto Rico and is being watched for possible development, although forecasters don't expect it to turn int a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours. It is moving west at 15-20 mph. ...


Top Fashion Designers Gather in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Top Fashion Designers Gather in Buenos Aires, Argentina

The first edition of Trendation Buenos Aires brought together the creations of some of the world's top designers and local artists. Trendation Buenos Aires has been dubbed as Latin America's "most luxurious fashion and art event. ...

The Rise of Unregulated Drug Trials in South America

The Rise of Unregulated Drug Trials in South America: Peru, a nation of 30 million where few people have health insurance and one in three lives in poverty, has the highest number of volunteer patients in South America and ranks among the world's leaders in total number of clinical trials. ...


Rural/Urban Poverty Gap Narrows

Rural/Urban Poverty Gap Narrows: The poverty rate in rural America has always been higher than in the cities. But the gap is now the smallest it's been in over half a century. The gap between rural and urban poverty rates in 2010 was the smallest since the late 1950s, according to a ...


US blockade hurting Cuba's telecommunications industry

US blockade hurting Cuba's telecommunications industry: Cuba has reported to the United Nations that the 50-year-old US trade embargo is costing its telecommunications millions of dollars in lost revenue each year. HAVANA, Cuba, Thursday September 22, 2011 – For the 20th time in a row Cuba is using the ...


Cuba designing management courses for private sector workers

Cuba designing management courses for private sector workers: Havana – Cuba's ANEC economists association is designing a training program directed at private sector workers so that they can broaden their knowledge of basic principles of accounting, expenses, costs and taxes. Official media outlets reported ...