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viernes, 7 de octubre de 2011

L'ISR, un concept qui reste encore à définir

L'ISR, un concept qui reste encore à définir

Parmi les plus emblématiques, il ya le « best in class », l'exclusion, les thématiques, l'engagement. Les gérants et investisseurs institutionnels français ont choisi la première, pas forcément la plus lisible. Comment expliquer à un particulier que ...

Washington Injects Another $120 Million Into Marriage, Fatherhood Programs ...

Washington Injects Another $120 Million Into Marriage, Fatherhood Programs ...

Robert Rector, a senior research fellow at the conservative Heritage Foundation who focuses on welfare and poverty, said he strongly supports the marriage initiative because in his view, the decline of marriage is the primary cause of child poverty. ...

Cuban spy free from Florida jail but must stay in US

Cuban spy free from Florida jail but must stay in US:
By Michael Peltier MARIANNA, Fla (Reuters) - A Cuban agent jailed for spying on Cuban exiles in Florida was freed from a US prison on Friday but must remain in the United States for three years on probation, a condition Cuba says puts his life in ...


Reuters

Cuba, Southeast Asia among active spots for flu

Cuba, Southeast Asia among active spots for flu: Oct 7, 2011 (CIDRAP News) – Though influenza activity is low in most nations, some are seeing active transmission, including Cuba, Bolivia, Cameroon, and parts of Southeast Asia, the World Health Organization said today in an update. ...

Tampa getting more Cuba flight options

Tampa getting more Cuba flight options: It marked the city's first flight to Cuba in more than 50 years. Now, those wanting to fly to Cuba will soon have even more options. ABC Charters, operated by American Airlines, will begin nonstop service to Holguin, Cuba, starting Nov. ...

USDA approves rambutan imports from Puerto Rico

USDA approves rambutan imports from Puerto Rico: AP The US Department of Agriculture says it is now OK for Puerto Rican growers of the spiky red tropical fruit rambutan to ship their crop to the continental United States. The agency says the decision was made after a study of potential risks from any ...

60 bus line drivers lift strike

60 bus line drivers lift strike: Delegate Daniel Farella said that his 15 year old granddaughter, who resides in the Greater Buenos Aires are of Isidro Casanova, was muzzled and received death threats by 5 men. “Evidently, they were looking for me, but I wasn't home at the time. ...

14 Chilean universities rank among Latin America's top 100

14 Chilean universities rank among Latin America's top 100: 14 Chilean universities rank among Latin America's top 100. Universidad Católica and Universidad de Chile took second and fourth place, respectively.

Puerto Rico governor officially seeks second term

Puerto Rico governor officially seeks second term

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Fortuno has formally submitted his bid for a second term. The leader of the pro-statehood New Progressive Party said Friday he will run again with Pedro Pierluisi, the island's nonvoting ...

Chile: Protesters Call For Strike, Police Arrest 250

Chile: Protesters Call For Strike, Police Arrest 250: SANTIAGO, Chile — Chile's union and student leaders called Friday for shutting down the nation's economy for a day in response to a police crackdown on education reform demonstrations that resulted in more than 250 arrests and left 30 ...

$4 million grant to UC Davis will fund poverty research

$4 million grant to UC Davis will fund poverty research: By Mark Glover The University of California, Davis, has received a $4 million grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services to establish a Center for Poverty Research. UCD said it will be one of only three US centers designated to study the ...


Stanford wins National Poverty Research Center grant

Stanford wins National Poverty Research Center grant:
The center will focus on regional developments in poverty and inequality as well as national ones. The new California Welfare Laboratory (C-WELL), which will be part of the center, will present trend data and research on California poverty and ...


Stanford Report

Cuba Protests US "Double Standards" on Terrorism

Cuba Protests US "Double Standards" on Terrorism: By Patricia Grogg HAVANA - Cuba marked the 35th anniversary of the bombing of a Cubana airlines jet, in which 73 people were killed, with demonstrations against terrorism and a demand for the release of five government agents in ...

Soldiers Working with Drug Gangs Face 60 Years Prison

Soldiers Working with Drug Gangs Face 60 Years Prison: Mexican military personnel who collaborate with organized criminal groups will now face treason charges and up to 60 years imprisonment under an amendment to the Military Justice Code. The Mexican House of Representatives endorsed the proposal made by ...

Criminal illegal immigrants sentenced to prison

Criminal illegal immigrants sentenced to prison: TUCSON - Two Mexican nationals apprehended by Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents for attempting to illegally re-enter the United States were sentenced to prison last week. Oscar Mendez-Cisneros, 27, from Puebla, Puebla, México, was sentenced to 36 ...


Crystallex says arbitration starts over Venezuelan mines

Crystallex says arbitration starts over Venezuelan mines: TORONTO (miningweekly.com) – Crystalex Mining, claiming more than $3.8-billion from the Venezuelan government after president Hugo Chavez seized its gold assets, said the TSX had told it this week it would start delisting review if it found the company ...

Chile Stocks End Lower On Profit Taking Following Recent Rally

Chile Stocks End Lower On Profit Taking Following Recent Rally: By Anthony Esposito Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES SANTIAGO (Dow Jones)--In choppy trading, Chile's Ipsa blue-chip stock index ended lower Friday, as investors took profits following a rally earlier this week. The Ipsa slipped 0.6% to 3865.74 points, ...

Exploring Dual Native and African Ancestry

Exploring Dual Native and African Ancestry: The Smithsonian traveling exhibition "IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas" will open Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. The exhibition explores the history and complex lives of people of dual ...

More Job Creation Needed

More Job Creation Needed:
Young workers have not seen an unemployment rate below 17 percent since April 2009. The unemployment rate was little changed for the economy overall and for more vulnerable African American and Latino workers in September, and in the most recent data, ...


Center For American Progress

Beatlemania hits Buenos Aires

Beatlemania hits Buenos Aires: A drawing by John Lennon is part of a collection of more than 100 Beatles memorabilia that are to be auctioned in Buenos Aires by South America's largest collector of Fab Four memorabilia. The trove is owned by Argentine Raul Blisniuk, ...

Guatemalans live in fear again as drug gangs move in

Guatemalans live in fear again as drug gangs move in:
Police officers stand guard while others search a house in Coban, some 200 km (124 miles) northeast Guatemala City, September 9, 2011. By Mica Rosenberg and Mike McDonald COBAN, Guatemala (Reuters) - Fifteen years after the end of a brutal civil war in ...


Reuters

Chile Cencosud To Buy 85.5% Of Retailer Johnson's For $99.7M

Chile Cencosud To Buy 85.5% Of Retailer Johnson's For $99.7M: SANTIAGO (Dow Jones)--Chilean retailer Cencosud SA (CENCOSUD.SN) announced its intent to buy an 85.5% stake in financially troubled retailer Johnson's SA for about $99.7 million, Cencosud announced Friday. Earlier Friday, local newspapers reported ...

California's cost of living rises 15 percent over 3 years

California's cost of living rises 15 percent over 3 years

According to the latest Census numbers, 15.8 percent of California residents are living in poverty — determined as an income below $22314 for a family of four. In Riverside County, 16.3 percent of residents had incomes below the poverty line. ...

Half of California Workers Will Retire at or Near the Poverty Line

Half of California Workers Will Retire at or Near the Poverty Line

Apparently, young people are more likely to retire in poverty, owing to the fact that most employers now require their workers to invest in 401K accounts, rather than offering benefit pension plans, which used to guarantee a smooth retirement in the ...

US majority faces another lost decade

US majority faces another lost decade: ... economic prosperity in America, saw poverty spike by 53% since 2000. Four of the 10 poorest suburbs in America - Fresno, Bakersfield, Stockton, and Modesto - sit side by side on a map of California's Central Valley like a row of broken knuckles. ...

Kidnap Victims Allegedly Held In Mexican Jail

Kidnap Victims Allegedly Held In Mexican Jail: by AP MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Several police officers in northern Mexico allowed a violent drug gang to hold kidnap victims in the local jail while ransom payments were being negotiated, a state official said Thursday. Hours later, the navy reported ...