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miércoles, 12 de octubre de 2011

Cities with Highest Black and Latino Unemployment

Cities with Highest Black and Latino Unemployment: These new studies by the Economic Policy Institute found that the metropolitan areas with the highest Hispanic unemployment rates in 2010 were not in the West, where higher percentages of Hispanics reside, but in the Northeast. ...

Alabama Latinos Stage Work Stoppage to Protest Immigration Law

Alabama Latinos Stage Work Stoppage to Protest Immigration Law:
Republican supporters say Alabama's strict new immigration law was intended to force undocumented workers out of jobs and help legal residents find work in a state suffering from high unemployment. The law allows police to detain people indefinitely if ...


Fox News

Obama praises Latinos, jobs act

Obama praises Latinos, jobs act: Acknowledging high Latino unemployment, Obama said, "That's why I put forward the American Jobs Act. That's why I sent Congress a jobs bill made up of the kinds of proposals that, traditionally, Democrats and Republicans have supported. ...

Gambia jails eight foreigners in billion-dollar drugs bust

Gambia jails eight foreigners in billion-dollar drugs bust

Another accused Venezuelan died before the judgment. They were found guilty on nine out of ten charges of drug trafficking and also fined 50 million Gambian dalasis (around 1.3 million euros, $1.8 million). "The Gambia government has made its position ...

Florida university creates Ph.D. in security studies

Florida university creates Ph.D. in security studies: The program's proposal also mentions "new" security issues concerning genocide, poverty and inequality, and epidemics such as AIDS. "International security scholars today offer a broad range of theoretical approaches to a variety of traditional and ...

51 car pile-up on motorway in Chile

51 car pile-up on motorway in Chile: Five people have been killed and more than 25 injured in the crash near Chile's capital Santiago.

Cuba travel boom triggers agency growth in United States

Cuba travel boom triggers agency growth in United States: Riding on a boomlet of US travel to Cuba, the US government approved 10 new Cuba travel and remittance providers since August and authorized existing providers to open eight new branch offices, according to a periodical update of Cuba services ...


Venezuela dismisses petitions to strengthen judicial independence

Venezuela dismisses petitions to strengthen judicial independence

Venezuela ignored the expressions of concern about the independence of the Judiciary and the recommendations that at least a dozen UN members made to the Venezuelan authorities to reverse the situation during the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), ...

Native Americans prepare for annual festival

Native Americans prepare for annual festival: A group of Native Americans, dressed in full regallia, perform a cultural dance during a press conference promoting the American Indian History Month Festival which will be at the Dothan Civic Center on November 19. Wiregrass residents will have the ...


Urban Outfitters 'Native American' Collection Isn't Fooling Anyone

Urban Outfitters 'Native American' Collection Isn't Fooling Anyone:
This time, it's the Native Americans' turn, as an upset shopper's open letter to CEO Glen T. Senk is causing some serious backlash on the Interwebs. In it, Sasha Houston Brown, a Native American woman, cites her extreme disgust with the company after a ...


The Stir

Organized gambling thrives on silence of unorganized foes

Organized gambling thrives on silence of unorganized foes: So do gambling addiction and poverty and broken homes. But when we open the door to massive casinos, no matter how nicely we package them as "iconic entertainment and hotel" complexes to which families are invited and how futuristic the architecture ...


Gambia jails eight foreigners for 50 years for drugs

Gambia jails eight foreigners for 50 years for drugs: Four Venezuelans, two Dutchmen, one Nigerian and one Mexican were jailed. One of the Venezuelans died three days ago in Banjul's Mile 2 prison of what the prison's chief medical officer said were natural causes. No further details were given. ...


Beating Mega Challenges with Microloans

Beating Mega Challenges with Microloans: The primary beneficiaries are countries like Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua because of their high poverty rates, she added. In her view, microfinance in ...

Activists seek international charges against Mexico's president

Activists seek international charges against Mexico's president: ... says it will attempt to seek charges at the International Criminal Court against President Felipe Calderon, members of his cabinet and Mexico's most-wanted cartel leader for soaring deaths and widespread abuses in the country's drug war. ...

A Year Later, the Chilean Miners Aren't Doing Too Well

A Year Later, the Chilean Miners Aren't Doing Too Well:
Exactly one year has passed since the inspirational rescue of the long-trapped Chilean miners who were finally freed. Since that time, however, the "where are they now" stories haven't painted a too flattering portrait: many are still in poverty and ...


The Atlantic Wire

Cubans bring salsa to school

Cubans bring salsa to school: IF YOU closed your eyes, the combination of the soulful salsa music and warm weather might have had you believing you were in Cuba. Rather, it was the scene at St Edmund's College yesterday when the band Chukale jumped on stage to show the school's ...


Mexican national sentenced for manufacturing green cards

Mexican national sentenced for manufacturing green cards: By FOX 12 Staff - email A Des Moines, WA, man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for manufacturing and selling green cards. Jose Alejandro Perez-Gonzalez was in the United States illegally and will be deported following his prison term. ...

Man, woman get prison after being caught with marijuana on Reynosa highway

Man, woman get prison after being caught with marijuana on Reynosa highway: A man and a woman were sentenced to close to 11 years in a Mexican prison for crimes against public health. Hector Castillo Chacha and Anahi Elizabeth Cruz Reyes had been in custody since last year, when they were stopped along the Reynosa-Ciudad ...


Math Program Paying Dividends for Peruvian Students

Math Program Paying Dividends for Peruvian Students: ... mean that students may not be prepared for the job market, continuing a cycle of poverty. In 2004, Barrick began working with Peru's Apoyo Institute. ...

Argentinian priest repudiated for alleged anti-Semitic slur

Argentinian priest repudiated for alleged anti-Semitic slur: BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) -- An Argentinian priest is being repudiated for allegedly making an anti-Semitic slur during a sermon. The Rev. Oscar Belli, a priest in the province of Entre Rios, said during his sermon at the Sept. ...


Mind-blowing sex warning: Over-exertion between the sheets can wipe your memory

Mind-blowing sex warning: Over-exertion between the sheets can wipe your memory

Sebastian Ameriso, from the Institute for Neurological Research in Buenos Aires, told Livescience: 'We don't know very much about the cause. It causes a lot of alarm, but this is not a stroke or an event that causes damage to the brain. ...

nonprofit helps feed poor in Latin America and the Caribbean

nonprofit helps feed poor in Latin America and the Caribbean: "Our goal this year is to raise $5000 to build a pangasius [species of catfish] pond in Haiti." Follow-through in the countries it serves is important to Food for the Poor. "The boy said it was not his turn to eat. This type of poverty destroys dreams. ...


Drug war, terror intersect in alleged Iran plot

Drug war, terror intersect in alleged Iran plot: (AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams) WASHINGTON - The unraveling of an alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States came from a surprising place — the front lines of the drug war along the Mexican border. And like a Hollywood ...


Tensions Between Blacks and Latino Immigrants

Tensions Between Blacks and Latino Immigrants:
The White unemployment hovers at a high 8 percent, while the Black unemployment rate is double that. Many people who think that racism isn'ta big a deal anymore and is used by too many Blacks as a reason not to achieve anything in America point to ...


Hispanically Speaking News

Opinion: Poverty is relative, wealth is absolute

Opinion: Poverty is relative, wealth is absolute: At Versailles in Florida (90000 square feet), the master bedroom covers 8000 square feet. That is almost three times greater than a typical large house of the 1980s. The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City, the world's largest cathedral ...