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miércoles, 26 de octubre de 2011

Former presidents and Human Rights leaders condemn Hugo ...

Former presidents and Human Rights leaders condemn Hugo ...

Based in the American Convention on Human Rights, the system is an achievement of Latin American and Caribbean states (neither Canada nor the United ...

Human rights approach to education policies needed in Chile – UN ...

Human rights approach to education policies needed in Chile – UN ...: The Chilean Government must adopt a human rights approach in its policies, ... Ms. Kang said Chile remains a positive example for many Latin American ...


Friends of Cuban Libraries website defends Cuba's independent ...

Friends of Cuban Libraries website defends Cuba's independent ...: A website dedicated to defending and advocating for the rights of Cuba's besieged independent librarians is working diligently to get the word out. Please make.

Venezuela's Chavez says he won't recognize new government in Libya

Venezuela's Chavez says he won't recognize new government in Libya

CARACAS, VenezuelaVenezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Wednesday that he won't recognize Libya's new government and predicted more war in the country. The Venezuelan leader condemned the killing of Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi, ...

Native American Heritage Month at EMCC in Avondale

Native American Heritage Month at EMCC in Avondale

by Eddi Trevizo - Estrella Mountain Community College will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with free events and educational presentations. Native American heritage is celebrated nationally during November to celebrate ...

The Native American Fair Commerce Coalition Responds to Online Gambling ...

The Native American Fair Commerce Coalition Responds to Online Gambling ...

WASHINGTON, DC -- The Native American Fair Commerce Coalition (NAFCC), a representative organization comprised of like-minded tribes and tribal members that are committed to protecting the sovereign rights -- well ...

New investments totaling $16 bn announced at Petrocaribe summit

New investments totaling $16 bn announced at Petrocaribe summit: Ramirez, who also is president of state-owned oil firm Petroleos de Venezuela SA, did not offer details on the projects, although the day before he had confirmed plans to build one new refinery in Cuba and another in Nicaragua, as well as expand Cuba's ...

City gov't willing to cooperate in Riachuelo's cleansing

City gov't willing to cooperate in Riachuelo's cleansing: Thus, Rodríguez Larreta said that the government led by business tycoon Mauricio Macri “is willing to cooperate and work together with the national government to, the BA province administration as well with all Greater Buenos Aires districs in order to ...


Proposed Puerto Rico pipeline could face lawsuit

Proposed Puerto Rico pipeline could face lawsuit: AP SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Eleven individuals and environmental groups have served notice on the US Army Corps of Engineers that they will sue to block construction of a proposed natural gas pipeline in Puerto Rico. The planned 92-mile (148-kilometer) ...

Chile Orders Evacuation Near Rumbling Volcano

Chile Orders Evacuation Near Rumbling Volcano: | AP SANTIAGO, Chile – Chile's government has issued a red alert and ordered the evacuation of residents living within 25 miles of a rumbling volcano. Interior Minister Rodrigo Hinzpeter says 97 people living near the Hudson volcano will be evacuated ...

Peru announces measures to promote micro and small enterprise growth

Peru announces measures to promote micro and small enterprise growth: On Wednesday Peru's executive branch issued an emergency decree that allows for ... order to improve social and economic conditions in areas of extreme poverty.

Asian Americans have a higher poverty rate than non-Hispanic Whites

Asian Americans have a higher poverty rate than non-Hispanic Whites

Without the necessary policy changes to curb the level of unemployment and poverty among racial minority parents, millions more children will grow up in poor families and with the associated economic consequences of being poor. ...

Mexico: Lula Urges Concrete Measures to Fight Poverty

Mexico: Lula Urges Concrete Measures to Fight Poverty: 26 de octubre de 2011, 12:02Mexico, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio (Lula) da Silva asked Mexico to be brave and take concrete measures of economic development to fight poverty, upon receiving the Amalia Slorzano Prize, ...


Amid violence, Church calls Colombians to vote

Amid violence, Church calls Colombians to vote: Voters should choose a candidate who is committed to the development and inclusion of all in society, the archbishop said, adding that the candidate must be dedicated to fighting poverty and protecting human dignity. According to the director of the ...

Federal judge sentences Puerto Rico's top drug dealer to life in prison

Federal judge sentences Puerto Rico's top drug dealer to life in prison

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A man once considered Puerto Rico's top drug dealer has been sentenced to life in prison. Angel Ayala Vazquez was found guilty in April of conspiracy to distribute drugs. He had been accused of importing cocaine from Colombia ...

California Initiative to Ban Death Penalty In Favor of Life in Prison

California Initiative to Ban Death Penalty In Favor of Life in Prison

By Dava Castillo California is taking the lead to ban the death penalty. Supporters of the initiative include the American Civil Liberties Union, the Office of Social Ministry for the Catholic Diocese, NAACP and some retired judges, reported in Sign In ...

Acknowledge day honoring native people

Acknowledge day honoring native people

If it's not labeled on your calendar as "Native American Heritage Day," it should be. Two years ago, Congress permanently designated the day after Thanksgiving as a day to honor our country's native heritage. So why does this matter, especially when ...

State Dicks Over Hundreds Of Native American Children

State Dicks Over Hundreds Of Native American Children: That's what Erin Yellow Robe claims happened to her several years ago, and a major investigation by NPR has revealed that there are many more Native Americans who say their children are being illegally taken from them. The situation is particularly ...

Mexican drug suspect: US gave me immunity

Mexican drug suspect: US gave me immunity: A Mexican drug suspect awaiting trial in Chicago is making a startling claim. He insists he can't be prosecuted because he worked as an informant and had a secret immunity deal with the US government. Prosecutors say Vicente Zambada-Niebla oversaw drug ...

Brazil's Key Challenge Is Controlling Inflation, OECD Says

Brazil's Key Challenge Is Controlling Inflation, OECD Says

Brazil has made great progress since the mid-1990s in boosting economic growth and cutting poverty, and the country needs to continue with sound economic, social and environmental policies to ensure more poverty reduction, the report said. ...

Cuba Rejects Statements by US Representative at the United Nations

Cuba Rejects Statements by US Representative at the United Nations

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez rejected Washington´s attempts to justify at the United Nations its economic, commercial and financial blockade of Cuba. The Cuban minister said that the US delegate to the General Assembly, Ronald Godard, ...

Development with Social Inclusion in Peru

Development with Social Inclusion in Peru: Together with the government of Peru, the World Bank will begin discussions for ... for measuring poverty, a results-assessment methodology for anti-poverty ...

Wealthy philanthropists and global poverty

Wealthy philanthropists and global poverty:
Interestingly, countries like India, Mexico, Russia, and Brazil, which have a large percentage of poor, also have billionaires whose fortunes of course are not invested in their own countries to benefit the national economies. About two billion people ...


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Brazil's social miracle turns poor into consumers

Brazil's social miracle turns poor into consumers

But the impact of some support for Brazil's poorest is varied and far-reaching, experts say. "The positive thing about these policies is that they are aimed at breaking the perverse circle of poverty -- in other words, that the kids of poor people must ...

Death penalty ban could go to voters

Death penalty ban could go to voters: Supporters include the American Civil Liberties Union, the Office of Social Ministry for the Catholic Diocese, NAACP and some retired judges. They plan to urge voters to rethink the death penalty by arguing it's a drain on the state budget, ...