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martes, 29 de noviembre de 2011

In climate talks West would redefine rich and poor

In climate talks West would redefine rich and poor: It's an old debate that has been intensifying with the rapid growth of economies like those of China, India and some in Latin America and the wealth as well as high carbon emissions they generate. The division of the globe into two unequal parts was ...

Winehouse dress fetches over $67100 at auction

Winehouse dress fetches over $67100 at auction: Kerry Taylor Auctions says the polka-dot chiffon dress, designed in 2006, was purchased by Musea de la Moda - a fashion museum in Santiago, Chile - for 43200 pounds. It said the dress's designer, Disaya, agreed to donate proceeds from the sale to a ...


Trial begins in Chile for 6 accused of setting off bombs outside banks, other ...


Trial begins in Chile for 6 accused of setting off bombs outside banks, other ...

SANTIAGO, Chile — A trial has begun in Chile for six people accused of setting off small bombs outside various buildings. If convicted, the six could face sentences of 10 to 15 years in prison. Chilean authorities allege the group was made up of ...

Homemade Bomb Explodes in Santiago De Chile


Homemade Bomb Explodes in Santiago De Chile

A homemade bomb exploded Monday outside the military prosecutor's office in Santiago, but no injuries or damage were reported, Chile's Carabineros militarized police force told Efe. No one has claimed responsibility for the bombing, which occurred at ...

Significant growth in Iowa's Native American population

Significant growth in Iowa's Native American population: However, nearly one-in-five of the Native Americans in Iowa are part of the Sioux Nation and 20 percent of the Native Americans in Iowa live in the Sioux City area. The Census found members of the Cherokee, Chippewa, Winnebago and ...


Poverty dominates many US school districts-Census

Poverty dominates many US school districts-Census: Counties with poverty rates significantly above the national average for school-age children were found Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, ...

Poverty is declining in Latin America

Poverty is declining in Latin America: (ELMER MARTINEZ/AFP/Getty Images) Poverty in Latin America is at its lowest level in 20 years. According to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Carribean, the poverty rate dropped by 17 percentage points — from 48 percent to 31 percent. ...

Chilean judge charges ex-US military officer

Chilean judge charges ex-US military officer:
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – A Chilean judge investigating abuses during the dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet has charged a former US military officer in the 1973 killing of two Americans and is seeking his extradition, court officials said Tuesday. ...

USA Today

Venezuela: agreements with Colombia are to strengthen production

Venezuela: agreements with Colombia are to strengthen production: Venezuela's Minister of Industry Ricardo Menéndez said that the agreements reached between the Venezuelan and the Colombian governments are aimed at strengthening "domestic production activity." Among the most significant agreements, ...

Poverty dominates many school districts: Census

Poverty dominates many school districts: Census: WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly half of all children in America live in school districts with high levels of poverty, according to US Census data released on Tuesday that pointed to financial traps many public schools are caught in. ...

Venezuela, Colombia leaders discuss oil pipeline


Venezuela, Colombia leaders discuss oil pipeline

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The presidents of Venezuela and Colombia said Monday that they plan to boost trade and are looking to build a pipeline to carry Venezuelan oil to Colombia's Pacific coast. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said the plan ...

Study: Fewer Children In US Lack Health Insurance

Study: Fewer Children In US Lack Health Insurance: By Kelli Kennedy, AP MIAMI (AP) — Even with more children living in poverty because of the rough ... Now a child can remain until age 1, Berglin said. ...

Colombia vows to keep up search for FARC hostages

Colombia vows to keep up search for FARC hostages: Better intelligence and mobility has given Colombian forces the ability to deal heavy blows to guerrillas. The major advances Colombia has made on security, however, mask deep-seated problems from land rights and rural poverty to government corruption ...


Eye doctor works with students on international aid


Eye doctor works with students on international aid

Today, returning from Nicaragua, Casper shares stories and insight that bring ... in Wilmington to treating patients in these below-poverty level countries? ...

Significant growth in Iowa's Native American population

Significant growth in Iowa's Native American population: Census-takers found just over 11000 Native Americans in Iowa. Just over a thousand were living in the Meskwaki Settlement near Tama, and the Census found 7.5 percent of the population in Tama County is Native American. However, nearly one-in-five of ...

Fort Benning to honor memory of Native American killed in Iraq

Fort Benning to honor memory of Native American killed in Iraq: Piestewa, 23, was the first Native American woman in history to die in combat while serving in the US military and the first woman killed in 2003 invasion of Iraq. A member of the Hopi tribe, she was a native of Tuba City, Az. During a 10 am ...

Mexican peace activist gunned down

Mexican peace activist gunned down: According to the Mexico City daily Reforma, however, the authorities failed to mention that he was released from prison after being absolved. The Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity called on Sonoran authorities to investigate the killings ...

134 Inmates Escape From Prisons in Bahia, Brazil

134 Inmates Escape From Prisons in Bahia, Brazil: More than 130 inmates escaped in two mass jailbreaks from separate facilities in Brazil over the last three days.

More than 49000 Venezuelans Treated in Cuba

More than 49000 Venezuelans Treated in Cuba: 29 de noviembre de 2011, 10:19Caracas, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) More than 49, 000 Venezuelan have been treated in Cuba for different pathologies for the past 11 years, said on Tuesday Rogelio Polanco, Ambassador of Cuba in Venezuela. ...

Chile's artists protest cultural funding cuts - Santiago Times

Chile's artists protest cultural funding cuts - Santiago Times: Chile's artists protest cultural funding cuts. Criticize government proposal to decrease arts and music funding in schools.

The Money the US Uses for Terrorist Actions against Cuba

The Money the US Uses for Terrorist Actions against Cuba: However, while several sectors make cuts, the evidence on how many initiatives to favour subversion against the Cuban people and leaders are financed is every time greater, in a place like the US, in which demonstrations are daily multiplying against ...


Child Poverty Rises in 96 of Top 100 School Districts Since 2007

Child Poverty Rises in 96 of Top 100 School Districts Since 2007: The government sets the poverty level at $22113 for a four-person household that includes two people under 18. Lee County, Florida, reported the greatest increase in poor students during the recession. The proportion of poor children in the district, ...


US Assistance Makes a World of Difference for Children

US Assistance Makes a World of Difference for Children: Humanitarian groups know that millions of Americans are struggling financially. Here at home in the US, Save the Children is working every day to battle the effects of poverty on children in poor rural areas across the country. The challenges are clear ...


Growing Hispanic population driving new community trends

Growing Hispanic population driving new community trends:
The report found that the percentage of Hispanics living in poverty should .... studio in the building for her mother, who lived in the Dominican Republic. ...

Real Estate Weekly

Volunteer looks at ways to assist those at poverty level

Volunteer looks at ways to assist those at poverty level: After earning her bachelor's degree for interdisciplinary studies from University of Central Florida, Buffa joined the AmeriCorps VISTA program as the beginning of potential career in working for non profit organizations. “It's something that I've ...