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viernes, 11 de noviembre de 2011

Africa and the Poverty in Knowledge Production

Africa and the Poverty in Knowledge Production: Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia had a steady increase in the same period while Europe and North America experienced a decrease in R&D expenditures but Europe increased its output in publication between 1990 and 2000 while North America ...

Lawmakers Await Cuomo's Arrival In Puerto Rico

Lawmakers Await Cuomo's Arrival In Puerto Rico:
Dozens of city and state lawmakers are descending on Puerto Rico this week for an annual conference that will also mark a milestone as Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to touch down Friday. NY1's Bobby Cuza filed the following report. ...

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Native Americans Bring Culture to Little Ones

Native Americans Bring Culture to Little Ones: A show and tell Thursday of Native American style for the littlest students on the campus of A&M Corpus Christi. The drum circle, lead by the Salazar Brothers, Larry Running Turtle and Ernest Grey Wolf. The goal here is to bring in a living-history of ...

Retirement crisis closes in on baby boomers

Retirement crisis closes in on baby boomers: By Tom Brown MIAMI (Reuters) - Like many middle-class American baby boomers, Linda Carmona-Sanchez is anxious about slipping into poverty and says whatever dreams she once had about retirement in her "golden years" have turned into nightmares. ...

Venezuela and Europe: We will start having debate in Venezuela ...

Venezuela and Europe: We will start having debate in Venezuela ...: This is not just another debate...debates have been so few in Venezuela as snow storms in Mali. Two questions ... Blogger Quico wrote again an interesting post about one of Venezuela's key events of the late XX century, something that is . ...


Venezuela hunts for Ramos and his kidnappers

Venezuela hunts for Ramos and his kidnappers: IAN JAMES, AP, JORGE RUEDA, Associated Press A player of Venezuela's Aguilas de Zulia baseball team, wears a green ribbon on his left wrist to show support for Washington Nationals' catcher Wilson Ramos before the start of a match against 'Tiburones de ...


Obama Administration officials talk with Inland Empire residents

Obama Administration officials talk with Inland Empire residents: National data indicates that Latino unemployment rate has reached 13 percent, compared with the overall national level of 9 percent. Data indicates that today almost a quarter of the 51 million Latinos living in the country live in poverty, ...

Argentine savers speed withdrawals of US dollars

Argentine savers speed withdrawals of US dollars:
By Hugh Bronstein and Jorge Otaola BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Fear of restrictions on access to dollars in Argentina prompted depositors to speed up withdrawal of greenbacks from their bank accounts this week, pushing interest rates up as the state acts ...

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Energy Program Seeks Native American Students - ICTMN.com

Energy Program Seeks Native American Students - ICTMN.com: The Department of Energy is looking for Native American students to serve as 2012 summer interns.

Cuba Marine honored on Veterans Day

Cuba Marine honored on Veterans Day: Cuba, NY (WIVB) - “On Veterans Day as we honor our veterans. Not only those living but especially those who have given their lives in sacrifice to protect our freedoms. We especially honor Sergeant Mark Bradley”. Said Senator Catharine Young Friday as ...

Cuba: Poor Economic Control Has Resulted in Administrative Corruption


Cuba: Poor Economic Control Has Resulted in Administrative Corruption

Havana, Cuba, Nov 11.- Poor control systems in the different institutions has been identified as one of the main causes leading to administrative corruption in Cuba, according to Yanicia Garcia, of the Cuban General Attorney's Office. ...

Study: Mexico drug-war deaths may have peaked

Study: Mexico drug-war deaths may have peaked: Most of these slayings are concentrated in four states while at least 230000 Mexicans were internally displaced last year as a result of the war on drugs, which also has led to an increase in the number of asylum requests in the United States. ...

Face of Mexico's Drug War Dies in Chopper Crash- No Buyers for Colombia's ...

Face of Mexico's Drug War Dies in Chopper Crash- No Buyers for Colombia's ...: AP MEXICO CITY -- Mexican Secretary of the Interior Francisco Blake Mora, a leading figure in the country's deadly war with drug traffickers, died Friday in a helicopter crash on his way to a meeting of judicial officials. He was 45. ...

Schools Must Teach the Civil Rights Movement

Schools Must Teach the Civil Rights Movement: According to a study conducted by the Southern Poverty Law Center, only 2 percent of high school seniors in 2010 "could answer a simple question about the US Supreme Court's landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision." The report also finds the ...

Uruguay: Recycling Waste into Livelihoods

Uruguay: Recycling Waste into Livelihoods: On the final day of a three day visit to Uruguay, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark visited a recycling plant outside Montevideo which forms part of a poverty ...

Submarine near Venezuela prompts accusations against US


Submarine near Venezuela prompts accusations against US

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is again launching accusations of wrongdoing against the United States after he says his navy chased a foreign nuclear submarine away from Venezuela's coast. His latest accusations against the United States might be ...

Arts groups find beauty together in 'Maria de Buenos Aires'

Arts groups find beauty together in 'Maria de Buenos Aires': By Elaine Schmidt, Special to the Journal Sentinel This weekend's presentation of "Maria de Buenos Aires” by Danceworks Performance Company, Milwaukee Opera Theater, Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra and dancers from the UWM Dance Department stands as a ...

Polo champion's horses stolen in Argentina


Polo champion's horses stolen in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES — Thieves made off with six horses belonging to Argentine polo champion Adolfo Cambiaso, a living legend of the sport, from a ranch he owns south of Buenos Aires, a spokesman said. "They were ordinary ponies that the kids use, ...

White House stresses gains for Hispanics at local summit

White House stresses gains for Hispanics at local summit: High unemployment, health problems, a lack of medical coverage, educational inequality and a broken immigration system are some of their challenges. “Of the 32 million Americans without health insurance, 9 million of them are Latino,” said Theresa Nino ...


Energy Program Seeks Native American Students

Energy Program Seeks Native American Students:
Students must be US citizens, members of a federally recognized Native American tribe, Alaska Village or Alaska Corporation and have an interest in renewable energy. “This internship has been one of the most motivating and unsurpassed experiences of my ...

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Microfinance, plus business training, equals empowerment for the ...


Microfinance, plus business training, equals empowerment for the ...

Individuals trapped in extreme poverty abandon the belief that they have something ... In Bolivia, we are setting up savings groups for children in order to ...

Pope may visit Cuba, Mexico next spring (AP) | Stock Market News ...

Pope may visit Cuba, Mexico next spring (AP) | Stock Market News ...: VATICAN CITY – The Vatican said Thursday that Pope Benedict XVI is looking into visiting Cuba and Mexico next spring, traveling to a region.

Cuba Takes Lead Role in Haiti's Cholera Fight « Repeating Islands

Cuba Takes Lead Role in Haiti's Cholera Fight « Repeating Islands: Cuban doctors have worked in Haiti since 1998, when 100 arrived after a hurricane as part of Cuba's five-decade program of establishing international medical missions. Since then, Cuba has worked with Haiti and Venezuela and lately Brazil, ...

Curing Central America's Crime Epidemic Is Up To Latin America, Not The US

Curing Central America's Crime Epidemic Is Up To Latin America, Not The US: Op-Ed: Bodies are piling up in Central America's 'northern triangle' of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, where drug trafficking and street gangs have made the area nearly ungovernable. The isthmus needs outside help, and it's time the rest of Latin ...

Child Poverty And Access To Education: Adding Up Hidden Costs On US-Hispanic ...


Child Poverty And Access To Education: Adding Up Hidden Costs On US-Hispanic ...

The child poverty rate of the Hispanic population has come to exceed that of both the black and the white populations. In the report, it was recorded that in 2010 over 15.5 million children lived in poverty in America, where poverty is defined as a ...