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lunes, 10 de octubre de 2011

US urges fair wealth distribution in Latin America

US urges fair wealth distribution in Latin America

"Economic growth per se does not resolve the problem of poverty," he said. The top US diplomat is scheduled to meet Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez and regional businesswomen. "There is strong evidence for the value of investing in the ...

Cuba: Outpouring of Support for Las Damas' Leader

Cuba: Outpouring of Support for Las Damas' Leader: Over the weekend, the leader of Cuba's Las Damas de Blanco (The Ladies in White), Laura Pollan, fell ill. News of her hospitalization has come on the heels of successive weekends of the opposition group - along with other human rights activists - being ...


School lunches open Pandora's Box

School lunches open Pandora's Box: And while San Luis Obispo County school officials contend student listed as eligible who are not impoverished do not take advantage of the free lunches, some oceanfront districts such as Cayucus are ranked higher on the poverty scale than the rural ...

SMITHTON: Church's Festival of Sharing supports national ...

SMITHTON: Church's Festival of Sharing supports national ...: ... an organization focused on ending world hunger and poverty, the church ... and maintenance of a church in Mozambique, and helps programs in Nicaragua. ...

Ex-Mayor in Mexico Casino Case Arrested

Ex-Mayor in Mexico Casino Case Arrested:
The politician was arrested on Sunday and taken to the medium-security prison in Apodaca, a city in the Monterrey metropolitan area, spokesmen for the Nuevo Leon state Attorney General's Office told Efe. Madero was a member of the National Action Party ...


Fox News

LU human rights series examines role of churches in Latin America ...

LU human rights series examines role of churches in Latin America ...

The emergence of human rights as an influencing factor in international relations and the role Latin America played in that process will be examined in the ...

American Pride Present at the Native Cultural Circle's 14th Annual Powwow

American Pride Present at the Native Cultural Circle's 14th Annual Powwow

This respect for veterans is an integral part of the native American culture, having roots from when the welfare of the village depended on the quantity and quality of the fighting men. Veterans were honored because they were willing to give their ...

Death penalty: this time the politicians did the right thing

Death penalty: this time the politicians did the right thing:
But Georgia's judicial system, and the US Supreme Court, refused to intervene, and the death sentence was carried out. This kind of conscience-rending event can't happen in New Jersey. In December 2007, Corzine signed a bill into law implementing a ...


The Times of Trenton - NJ.com

Investigators trying to identify Bridgeport body

Investigators trying to identify Bridgeport body: She's described as possibly Hispanic or Native American, in her 20s or 30s, 5-foot-4, about 140 pounds. She was wearing a silver-colored ring with a purple stone on her left middle finger and a square-faced watch with a black band on her left wrist.

Venezuela calls for discipline in OPEC

Venezuela calls for discipline in OPEC: Meanwhile, Minister Ramírez said, during an interview with private TV network Televen, that Venezuela " will continue to protect OPEC, because there are several members that have a common interest with our country: to defend the price of oil because ...

Free Trade Agreements Are A Win for Prosperity

Free Trade Agreements Are A Win for Prosperity: Poverty rates in countries with low trade barriers are significantly lower, and data in The Heritage Foundation's Index of Economic Freedom demonstrate that free trade also leads to higher incomes, more jobs, and greater equality. ...


Indigenous Chileans march against country's capitalist system

Indigenous Chileans march against country's capitalist system: SANTIAGO, Chile (CBS) -- Thousands of indigenous Chileans marched in the streets of Santiago on Monday to call for more rights and protest against the country's capitalist system. Nearly 2000 Mapuche gathered in the capital to mark the Indigenous ...


Peru sees new wave of Chilean investment

Peru sees new wave of Chilean investment:
The entrepreneur, who invested $160 million in the construction of the Titanium Tower (the tallest building in Santiago de Chile), believes that the housing market is mature and that this is the best time to develop a flagship project of premium ...


Peru this Week

Puerto Rico governor officially seeks second term

Puerto Rico governor officially seeks second term: 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 ...

Latin America Pays Tribute to Che Guevara

Latin America Pays Tribute to Che Guevara

Havana, Cuba, Oct 10.- Latin America paid on Saturday many tributes to Commander Ernesto Che Guevara, on the occasion of the 44th anniversary of his assassination in the Bolivian town of La Higuera. In Argentina, Juan Martin Guevara, brother of the ...

Cuba, Evans receive weekly MWC honors

Cuba, Evans receive weekly MWC honors: TCU safety Tekerrein Cuba and kicker Ross Evans were named Mountain West Players of the Week after their performances in the Horned Frogs' 27-14 win at San Diego State Saturday. Cuba was named Defensive Player of the Week after leading TCU with eight ...

Youth Agency paid R6 million to fly Cubans to failed festival

Youth Agency paid R6 million to fly Cubans to failed festival: During the festival, the Cubans backed the denouncement of air strikes in Libya by “imperialists”, supported nationalisation in Zimbabwe and threw their weight behind the SA Students Congress calls for immediate land redistribution. ...

EU outlines death penalty policy

EU outlines death penalty policy: PHOTO: SHIRLEY BAHADUR In a statement on the occasion of World and European Day against the Death Penalty, which is being observed today, the European Union has expressed the hope that Trinidad and Tobago will “soon choose to leave the minority group ...

The EU and the abolition of the death penalty in the world

The EU and the abolition of the death penalty in the world: In 2010, 23 countries/territories were known to have carried out executions and at least 67 to have imposed death sentences (China, Iran, North Korea, Yemen, the US and Saudi Arabia top the list). While use of the death penalty around the world is ...

Religious leaders unite against death penalty

Religious leaders unite against death penalty: He also added that the death penalty has resulted in the execution of innocent people. “In the US, 113 people on death row have been released since 1976 after being found innocent,” he said. “The modern justice system still has holes. ...

Poverty among Latino children hits historic levels

Poverty among Latino children hits historic levels: Nevertheless, it reflects a reality for many Latinos in Florida. Arnaldo Barcenas, of Poinciana is struggling to provide for his three sons, ages 12, 9 and 5. Barcenas had a good salary as a supervisor at construction sites for a large company until he ...

HP Continues Florida Health Care

HP Continues Florida Health Care: Medicaid is a joint endeavor of the states and Federal governments, designed to provide medical care to the poor, children and expectant mothers under the federal poverty level. In March, Hewlett-Packard Company signed a five-year deal with the health ...


Forbes: Tallahassee nation's 8th most dangerous

Forbes: Tallahassee nation's 8th most dangerous: Forbes Magazine says Florida's capital is the eighth most dangerous city in the nation. Leon County Sheriff Larry Campbell says no way. Campbell says big-city crime numbers make little ole Tallahassee's look like "pipsqueaks." The sheriff on Wednesday ...

Free Flu Shots Offered to Low-Income Immigrants

Free Flu Shots Offered to Low-Income Immigrants: By Brendan J. O'Reilly Nurses will administer free flu shots to Latino workers and low-income immigrants Friday at Southampton Tire in Southampton Village ...

Four School Workers, Facing Uncertainty

Four School Workers, Facing Uncertainty:
According to their union, District Council 37, most of the workers are black and Latino, like many of the students they serve. Many of them are single mothers, and a lot of them live in the neighborhoods where they work. The union has offered some ...


New York Times