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lunes, 17 de octubre de 2011

Latino community leader urges education to alleviate unemployment ...

Latino community leader urges education to alleviate unemployment ...

PROVIDENCE, RI (WRNI) - One leader in Rhode Island's Latino community says education is the key to overcoming the nation's highest unemployment rate for ...

TONIGHT: Former Gov. Jeb Bush

TONIGHT: Former Gov. Jeb Bush

Poverty ambassadors blast Herman Cain's views on racism: " GOP hopeful Herman Cain drew concern from some black opinion elites Monday after expressing his views on racism and how it affects the upward mobility of African Americans. ...

Forecast on Latin America and the Caribbean

Forecast on Latin America and the Caribbean: Not just China and India but Brazil, Mexico and Colombia. That kind of growth has a magnetic pull in global politics—one that has benefitted America for decades. Meanwhile, closer to home, the American people are frustrated and hungry to get back to ...


Illegals Taxing the System

Illegals Taxing the System: The report notes, however, that despite lower overall numbers, the poverty rate among black children remains higher than that among Hispanic children. Immigrant advocates point to the recession-linked unemployment rate among Hispanic adults and to the ...


Puerto Rican teachers push against privatization of schools on Duncan visit

Puerto Rican teachers push against privatization of schools on Duncan visit: Education Secretary Arne Duncan is visiting Puerto Rico this week, where he's attending a conference on education. On Twitter today, Duncan said he was “Looking fwd to conversations w/ teachers, students, & ed stakeholders” but his visit has been ...

Nigeria: Still wallowing in poverty

Nigeria: Still wallowing in poverty: Commenting on the nexus between corruption and poverty, Professor Marshal Owolabi, a Texas, United States of America-based economist, said the strongest hindrance to poverty reduction in the country was corruption. According to him, “Take the ...

UN: Progress in the Struggle Against Poverty in Danger

UN: Progress in the Struggle Against Poverty in Danger

He also urged all to work for the success of the UN conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) scheduled for June, 2012 in the Brazilian City of Rio de Janeiro. According to UN data, at the rhythm of poverty reduction observed between 1990 and 2005 ...

Puerto Rico murder total tops 900

Puerto Rico murder total tops 900: San Juan - This weekend murders in Puerto Rico topped 900 for the year, 134 more than at the same time last year. The slaying on Saturday of a man in the Puerto Nuevo district of the capital was the 900th violent death ...

Cuba's 'Ladies In White' Mourn Leader's Death

Cuba's 'Ladies In White' Mourn Leader's Death: during their weekly march in front of Santa Rita church in Havana, Cuba, on Sunday. Cuba's Ladies in White have vowed to keep protesting against the island's communist-run government despite the death of their late founder, Laura Pollan, ...

Occupy Miami picks up union support

Occupy Miami picks up union support: “There is huge disparity in this town,” Rafferty says, describing a city where extreme poverty exists side by side with extreme wealth. ”Anything we can do to support them, we will do,” she says. Rafferty says that labor unions are fighting for ...

Cuba tour would be a pyramid scheme if there were fewer suckers ...

Cuba tour would be a pyramid scheme if there were fewer suckers ...: If you love visiting Cuba why not join Club Cubano and start earning rewards-brought to you by Cuba Explorer: American Club members are credited in.

Mexican president sparks drugs war row

Mexican president sparks drugs war row

MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Felipe Calderon has provoked a dispute with the main opposition party, the PRI, by alleging that it might consider deals with drugs gangs if it won the presidency next year. The Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), ...

Changes in Native American Tax Collection Boost NY C-stores

Changes in Native American Tax Collection Boost NY C-stores:
VERNON, NY -- New York State's victory in its battle to collect cigarette excise taxes from Indian reservations has had an unexpected -- but not unwelcomed -- consequence for area retailers. In mid-June, the Appellate Division of the State Supreme ...


CSNews Online

Forecast on Latin America and the Caribbean

Forecast on Latin America and the Caribbean: We can celebrate real accomplishments—for Latin America and for free trade. But that progress pales next to what we can accomplish in the years ahead. Together we can help you help people across our hemisphere rise out of poverty. ...

Jesuit who replaced slain Salvadoran priests dies

Jesuit who replaced slain Salvadoran priests dies:
His role in welcoming and orienting thousands of church delegations from the United States and Europe to the realities of Latin America helped shape the "accompaniment" of sister parishes and other advocacy groups, which in turn influenced a change in ...


National Catholic Reporter

Native Americans stuck in a political irony

Native Americans stuck in a political irony:
Members of a Native American tribe participate in a pow wow. Photo by Kurt Stepnitz Click on an image to view a larger or high-resolution version. EAST LANSING, Mich. — Domestic violence against Native American women and pollution of American Indian ...


MSU News

Argentina charges six in murder of French tourists

Argentina charges six in murder of French tourists

BUENOS AIRES — Three men were charged Monday with murder and aggravated sexual abuse in the case of two French tourists who were found shot to death in a nature preserve nearly three months ago. Three other people were charged with covering up the ...

Venezuelan City Councilors Visit Socialist Municipality in Spain

Venezuelan City Councilors Visit Socialist Municipality in Spain: By Correo del Orinoco International Last Tuesday, a delegation of city councilors from the United Socialist Party of Venezuela departed for a two-week visit with the City Council of Marinaleda, Spain, to exchange ideas about promoting inclusive ...

Calderon defends record on drug war

Calderon defends record on drug war: Mexico's presidential elections are less than a year away, and President Felipe Calderón has begun to defend his controversial record in the war on drugs. Mexican law only allows a president to serve a single, six-year term. ...

Chile's copper output for 2018 tipped to grow 48%

Chile's copper output for 2018 tipped to grow 48%: By Carolina Pica SANTIAGO (MarketWatch) -- Chile's annual copper production will likely grow to 8 million metric tons a year in 2018 from the 5.4 million tons the Andean nation currently produces, the head of the Sonami mining trade group said Monday. ...

Chile military drafts thousands, blames students

Chile military drafts thousands, blames students

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile is giving nearly 57000 18-year-olds one month to report for potential military duty, saying the government needs to fill gaps in its armed forces because a nationwide student protest movement has reduced the number of ...

Protest nearly reaches 3 weeks

Protest nearly reaches 3 weeks: “The US has occupied Native American land and participated in colonization.” Cosper said some members expressed concerns that changing the name would result in a loss of solidarity with the larger Occupy Wall Street movement, but the vote for a name ...

Cutting Through the Hype around World-Class Universities

Cutting Through the Hype around World-Class Universities: A new World Bank study that charts the experience of 11 leading public and private research universities in 9 countries from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe, concludes that top-performers in this rarified world share common ...

Anti-Poverty Week a time to reflect on inequality near and far

Anti-Poverty Week a time to reflect on inequality near and far

We are not in famine like East Africa, at war like Colombia or experiencing harsh austerity cutbacks like Greece, but that's not to say there aren't members of our own community, our own neighbours and friends, who are seriously struggling. ...

Latin America High Food Prices Present Challenges and ...

Latin America High Food Prices Present Challenges and ...: The countries of Central America however are hit hard by the high cost of food. In Guatemala where half of the population of 14 million lives in poverty and ...