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jueves, 29 de septiembre de 2011

Man sentenced for using California man's ID

Man sentenced for using California man's ID: By AP JournalStar.com |OMAHA — A Mexican national has been sentenced to five months in federal prison for using a California man's identity to get a job in Nebraska. US Attorney Deborah Gilg said ...

2005 Child Rape Suspect Ordered Held On $750K Bond

2005 Child Rape Suspect Ordered Held On $750K Bond: HAMILTON - A Mexican man has been returned to Butler County to face charges that he kidnapped and raped a 9-year-old girl in 2005, in a case that sparked unrest in a Hamilton neighborhood. Wearing a bulletproof vest, Alfredo Lopez Cruz was in court ...


Grants Awarded To Serve Area Hispanic Students | Disability Grants ...

Grants Awarded To Serve Area Hispanic Students | Disability Grants ...: Both programs are directed during augmenting a series of Hispanic and low- income students in STEM programs and boosting a series who eventually send to ...

Churches Petition Congress For More Black Jobs

Churches Petition Congress For More Black Jobs:
Pass Obama's “American Jobs Act of 2011” in order to reduce the high unemployment rate among blacks, Latinos, Native peoples and other minorities. • Pressure private industry—namely the pharmaceutical and insurance companies—to establish ...


The Spiritual Herald

Police escort hunt tourists in northern Mexico

Police escort hunt tourists in northern Mexico: Mexico City – A special police unit has been created to escort visiting hunters in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, a major battlefield in Mexico's bloody drug war. The prevision of police escorts for hunting tourists is meant "to avert incidents ...


Fighting abusive litigation against journalists

Fighting abusive litigation against journalists:
Now, Fontevecchia and D'Amico are asking the Inter-American Court to declare that the award violated their right to free expression under the American Convention on Human Rights. The convention is a treaty that most countries in Latin America have ...


CPJ Press Freedom Online (blog)

Most states fail miserably at teaching the 'movement'

Most states fail miserably at teaching the 'movement'

By Tri-State Defender Newsroom | Unrated Though the civil rights movement is one of the defining elements of US history, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) says most states deserve a failing grade when it comes to teaching ...

Tlaquepaque Hosts Festival of Native American Culture Dance and Music

Tlaquepaque Hosts Festival of Native American Culture Dance and Music:
Sedona, AZ: Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village is pleased to be a main sponsor and host for the 2011 Festival of Native American Culture, where many of its events will take place on Saturday and Sunday, October 1 and 2. ...


GatewayToSedona.com

Museum turns a fresh eye on Native Americans

Museum turns a fresh eye on Native Americans:
A few years ago, Nat Silverman was reading a book to a group of students when he came across a Native American name he was not sure how to pronounce. So he looked up the number of the Navajo Nation Museum in Arizona — and simply asked. ...


Chicago Tribune

Report highlights high number of Latino children living in poverty

Report highlights high number of Latino children living in poverty: By Marcos Restrepo | Latino children ages 17 and younger represent the highest number of children living poverty in the US, according to a Pew Hispanic Center report released Wednesday. The Pew Hispanic report (.pdf) adds that “the ...


Minister Oda Announces Initiatives to Increase the Benefits of Natural ...

Minister Oda Announces Initiatives to Increase the Benefits of Natural ...

Today's announcement includes three pilot projects in collaboration with Canadian partners to reduce poverty in Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Ghana, and Burkina Faso. In Ghana, the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) is supporting the World ...

Fashion week in Buenos Aires: dogs walking with models | Image ...

Fashion week in Buenos Aires: dogs walking with models | Image ...: The Trendation fashion week is taking place in Buenos Aires. For the first time it includes the collection “Amores Perros.” The dogs showcased the designs from ...


Feds arrest 22 in Puerto Rico gang crackdown

Feds arrest 22 in Puerto Rico gang crackdown: SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Federal agents in Puerto Rico have arrested 22 alleged members of a gang responsible for at least 10 homicides across the US territory. Local FBI Director Joseph Campbell says agents are looking for another five suspects. ...


Student protester gets punched in the face by Chilean riot police officer in ...

Student protester gets punched in the face by Chilean riot police officer in ...

Demonstrators clash with the Police after a rally summoned by students in Santiago, Chile, Sept. 29, 2011. The demonstration had begun peacefully in front of the University of Santiago, but turned violent near a park south of the Chilean capital, ...

Feds must be tougher on illegal immigration

Feds must be tougher on illegal immigration: The illegal immigration debate hit home last week as the owners of the Cancun Mexican restaurants and the Fajita Grill were arrested on charges of conspiring to harbor illegal aliens and employing illegal aliens. The soft, slow response of the federal ...


"Cuba's Youngest Cultural Ambassadors Make Rare U.S. Appearance"

"Cuba's Youngest Cultural Ambassadors Make Rare U.S. Appearance": British actress Vanessa Redgrave called them "The Soul of Cuba." During its two-week visit, the cast of La Colmenita looks forward to forging friendships with young Americans. Their visit comes at an important moment in US-Cuba relations, with leaders ...

Spatial Patterns of Growth and Poverty Changes in Peru (1993 – 2005)

Spatial Patterns of Growth and Poverty Changes in Peru (1993 – 2005): Downloadable! This document is the result of the Rural Territorial Dynamics Program, implemented by Rimisp in several Latin American countries in ...

Peruvian city has full employment, but at a cost

Peruvian city has full employment, but at a cost: The city now has two huge malls and a third is under construction, but poverty remains a nagging problem, especially among those from the Andean highland regions of Ayacucho, Huancavelica and others, areas devastated by political violence in the 1990s. ...


Cross-cultural experiences enlighten Bluffton students

Cross-cultural experiences enlighten Bluffton students: From poverty and immigration to service and language, cross-cultural experiences ... whose cross-cultural experiences were in Botswana, China and Paraguay. ...

Peru's long awaited train service arrives

Peru's long awaited train service arrives: Mr Garcia, who will hand over the reins of power to nationalist former soldier Ollanta Humala on July 28, has presided over some of the fastest economic growth rates in the world in the past five years and lowered poverty rates from close to 50 per ...

Japanese government reiterates free trade partnership with Peru

Japanese government reiterates free trade partnership with Peru: Lima - In an effort to help reduce poverty in Peru, the Japanese government has reiterated its partnership with the South American country. Following the free trade agreement signed (FTA) back in May, Japanese Ambassador Masahiro Fukukawa recently ...


One man's desire to volunteer in a shantytown

One man's desire to volunteer in a shantytown: ... Peru, in the desert foothills of the Andes Mountains, there is a community known as Huaycan. It was established as a result of the overflow of the people who migrated to Lima during the 1980s in hopes of escaping poverty and finding better living ...


Peru's economy grew over 6 percent in June

Peru's economy grew over 6 percent in June

Benavides also mentioned that poverty fell from 48.7 to 31.3% between 2005 and 2010 and was on the way down to 30 percent by the end of July. "In the case of employment, growth was historic in Peru with 2.3 million new jobs between 2006 and 2010, ...

Humala picks two moderates for Peru Cabinet

Humala picks two moderates for Peru Cabinet: Peru is one of the world's top minerals exporters. Foreign companies have pledged $50 billion in mining and oil investments for the next decade in Peru, but conflicts between companies and rural communities over environmental issues have delayed many ...


Peruvian president Humala promises economic growth with social inclusion

Peruvian president Humala promises economic growth with social inclusion

The incoming president has tried to distinguish himself from his predecessor Alan Garcia, who lured billions in investment to Peru but was criticized for leaving over a third of Peruvians mired in poverty. Humala said the state must do more to ...

Poor will be focus, says new Peruvian president

Poor will be focus, says new Peruvian president

At his inaugural address Thursday, the newly-elected President Ollanta Humala of Peru promised to make the poor his priority. The 49-year-old leftist former army lieutenant colonel pledged that the 30% of Peruvians living in poverty would be his ...