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miércoles, 22 de febrero de 2012

Are Latino voters a missed 2012 opportunity for Republicans?


Are Latino voters a missed 2012 opportunity for Republicans?

She noted that unemployment rate among Latinos is two points higher than the national average “and they're really frustrated by President Obama's failed economic policies.” The RNC launched a Latino outreach program last month, hiring Bettina Inclan, ...

Chavez surgery throws Venezuela into uncertainty

Chavez surgery throws Venezuela into uncertainty:
By CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER - AP CARACAS, Venezuela - President Hugo Chavez has never been one to share decision-making authority. Now, the voluble socialist strongman and acerbic critic of the US may have no choice but to designate a successor.

Bellingham Herald

Argentine train slams into station, killing 49


Argentine train slams into station, killing 49

Firemen rescue wounded passengers from a commuter train after a collision in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday Feb. 22, 2012. A packed train slammed into the end of the line in Buenos Aires' busy Once station Wednesday, injuring over 300 morning ...

Argentina To Vet Services As Crackdown On Imports Continues

Argentina To Vet Services As Crackdown On Imports Continues: BUENOS AIRES (Dow Jones)--Argentina will require residents to get government approval before offering or paying for offshore services that cost $100000 or more, according to a resolution published Wednesday in the Official Bulletin.

Eyes trained on Honduras

Eyes trained on Honduras: Local efforts to boost eye care for the poorest residents of poverty-stricken Tegucigalpa, Honduras continue. Dr. Michelle Elliott and Matthew Elliott of Spectrum Optometry, supported by the Rotary Club of White Rock, returned to the Zoe Health Clinic ...

Guards Confess Helping Inmates Escape from Mexican Prison

Guards Confess Helping Inmates Escape from Mexican Prison:
MONTERREY, Mexico – Nine guards have confessed that they helped 30 inmates escape and allowed gunmen from the Los Zetas drug cartel to enter another section of the prison in the northern Mexican city of Apodaca, where they killed 44 members of the ...

Latin American Herald Tribune

Catholic Church prepares to canonize first Native American saint despite mixed ...


Catholic Church prepares to canonize first Native American saint despite mixed ...

She will become the first Native American saint later this year. Kateri Tekakwitha, a Mohawk Indian born in New York in 1656, has been approved for sainthood by the Catholic church. With her canonization, she'll become the first Native American saint.

Highlights from Stanford's Native American paintings collection are showcased ...

Highlights from Stanford's Native American paintings collection are showcased ...:
The works at the Cantor Arts Center celebrate the emergence of Native American painters in the modern art market, beginning in Santa Fe in the 1930s. The paintings will be on view, starting today, through May 27. Hopi Snake Dancers, Thomas Vigil (Pan ...

Stanford University News

Producers explore trade with Central America

Producers explore trade with Central America: The trade mission, funded in part by the beef checkoff, was exploratory in nature to determine if there is a market for US quality beef in Central America. AMES, Iowa - Iowa beef producers Dan Cook, New Providence, and Kent Pruismann, Rock Valley, ...

Adam Brody Pictures Filming Welcome to the Jungle

Adam Brody Pictures Filming Welcome to the Jungle: Adam Brody shook hands with a fellow actor on the Puerto Rico set of Welcome to the Jungle yesterday. He's currently on location in the Caribbean shooting the comedy with costar Kristen Schaal. The pair are lured to the tropical island in ...



Calderón calls for U.S. help in fighting Mexican drug violence

Calderón calls for U.S. help in fighting Mexican drug violence: A new billboard was unveiled last week in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, just yards from the US border. Facing towards our country, the billboard, constructed from crushed firearms confiscated from those involved in the Mexican drug war, reads in huge block ...




Brazil aims to deepen cooperation with Peru in social, political topics


Brazil aims to deepen cooperation with Peru in social, political topics

The Brazilian authority stressed that said program has lifted some 40 million people out of poverty, and they wish to share this with the Minister of Social Inclusion and Development Carolina Trivelli. “We want to share all these experiences with Peru ...

Cuba: Private Sector Entrepreneurs to Be Trained


Cuba: Private Sector Entrepreneurs to Be Trained

Havana, Cuba, Feb 22.- The owners of small businesses will receive training courses on management, finance, trade and marketing, as part of Cuba's actions to increase productivity and competitiveness. In an interview with Prensa Latina, ...

22 Original Photos of Awesome Street Art in Santiago, Chile


22 Original Photos of Awesome Street Art in Santiago, Chile

We're talking about vibrant street art, and we'll tell you what—Santiago, Chile definitely falls into the latter category. Santi's walls, security gates, construction plywood and even some doors and windows get colorful treatments from some of the ...

3 inmates killed in Mexican prison

3 inmates killed in Mexican prison: By the CNN Wire Staff People gather outside a prison in northern Mexico to find out if their family members were killed in a riot on Sunday, February 19. Monterrey, Mexico (CNN) -- Three inmates were killed in a prison in northern Mexico Tuesday, ...

Mexico: UN human rights office voices alarm after killing of dozens of prison ...

Mexico: UN human rights office voices alarm after killing of dozens of prison ...:
The United Nations human rights office has called on Mexican authorities to conduct a thorough and independent investigation into the killing over the weekend of 44 inmates at a prison in the country's north, apparently by members of an organized ...

UN News Centre

Mexico prison riot was cover for jailbreak, officials say

Mexico prison riot was cover for jailbreak, officials say:
(GOVERNMENT OF NUEVO LEON, By Tracy Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times It seemed a run-of-the-mill prison riot, though one that left 44 inmates beaten or knifed to death. In fact, the violence on Sunday in northern Mexico served as cover ...

KTXL

Doubling down on early childhood development in Latin America and ...

Doubling down on early childhood development in Latin America and ...: In the past decade Latin America has enjoyed rising growth and falling poverty But it has a long way yet to go Until every member of society is equipped to ...

Brazil's farming pioneers fight to maintain way of life

Brazil's farming pioneers fight to maintain way of life:
By Justin Rowlatt BBC News, Querencia In recent years, Brazil has been at the frontline of a battle to curb deforestation, but in the 1980s it saw the land as fertile for development. The reversal in policy has angered some of the early pioneers who ...

BBC News

Costa Rica asks US for clemency for death row prisoner


Costa Rica asks US for clemency for death row prisoner

“We have sent an official note to the US government requesting a change in the injunction. Costa Rica cannot endorse or remain silent before a death penalty sentence on a Costa Rican citizen,” Deputy Foreign Minister Carlos Roverssi told Radio Reloj.

Pipeline rejection is huge Native American victory

Pipeline rejection is huge Native American victory: First, of all make no mistake, it was Native Americans who spearheaded and bore the brunt of the campaign against the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline. Native peoples whose health and land was being destroyed by tar sands oil extraction were the first ...

Ronald Belisario admits cocaine use

Ronald Belisario admits cocaine use: Ronald Belisario, the troubled Los Angeles Dodgers reliever who missed all of last season due to visa problems in his native Venezuela and who must serve a 25-game suspension before being eligible to pitch for the club this season, said Wednesday that ...

Missionaries Moved to Evangelize Secular Europe Amid Influx of Immigrants


Missionaries Moved to Evangelize Secular Europe Amid Influx of Immigrants

7-17, around 50 Combonian missionaries who have worked for many years in places such as Africa and in Latin America, questioned themselves on their place today in society and in the European churches, aiming to define common lines for a renewed mission ...

A New Approach to Aid

A New Approach to Aid: By Eugene Kwibuka, 22 February 2012 A plan by the Canadian government to spend more than $26 million on building capacities of communities around mining areas by funding joint poverty reduction projects between NGOs and Canada's mining companies in ...

Binational cabinet meeting to introduce new goals to reduce poverty


Binational cabinet meeting to introduce new goals to reduce poverty

The upcoming meeting of the Peru-Ecuador binational cabinet –which will take place on February 29- will serve to introduce new goals and projects to reduce child malnutrition and increase the coverage of services for the people living in border areas.