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domingo, 18 de marzo de 2012

Louisiana Senate panel approves Jindal-backed teacher tenure bill


Louisiana Senate panel approves Jindal-backed teacher tenure bill

Louisiana Federation of Teachers President Steve Monaghan, asked as opponents lined up to testify against the measure. Opponents from throughout the state told committee members the bill lacks a way to measure the effects of poverty, classroom violence ...

Militia group wants to arrest Fla. watch leader

Militia group wants to arrest Fla. watch leader: A spokeswoman for the Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights group that monitors hate groups, said her organization didn't have any information on The New Black Liberation Militia. The group describes itself on its website as "Developing and ...

Salazar announces more than $4.2 million in conservation grants to Native ...


Salazar announces more than $4.2 million in conservation grants to Native ...

By Anonymous Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar March 16 announced more than $4.2 million in Tribal Wildlife Grants to 23 Native American Tribes in 17 states to fund a wide range of conservation projects ranging from salmon restoration to invasive ...

Native Americans Demand to Be Included in U.S. HIV Prevention Plans Honoring ...

Native Americans Demand to Be Included in U.S. HIV Prevention Plans Honoring ...:
As health departments move forward in implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy released in June 2010 (“the Strategy”), Native American health workers are finding their communities are being left out of local HIV prevention plans.


PR Web (press release)

Native American foster parents needed in the Four Corners

Native American foster parents needed in the Four Corners: Officials in San Juan County are in desperate need of more Native American foster parents. More than 50 Native American children are in state custody in the county and officials said they only have two Native American foster homes.



Tryon: Thousands of reasons to fund legal aid


Tryon: Thousands of reasons to fund legal aid

Unemployment rates have dropped but, in Southwest Florida, the rate was a troubling 9.7 percent in January. The last Census showed that the nationwide poverty rate was 15 percent; throughout the second half of the past decade, Florida closely followed ...

Militia group says it will make citizens' arrest of Fla community watch leader ...


Militia group says it will make citizens' arrest of Fla community watch leader ...

A spokeswoman for the Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights group that monitors hate groups, said her organization didn't have any information on The New Black Liberation Militia. The group describes itself on its website as “Developing and ...

New Guidelines Aim to Improve Teaching of Civil Rights History

New Guidelines Aim to Improve Teaching of Civil Rights History: By Erik Robelen - The Southern Poverty Law Center—which last year concluded that a majority of states deserve a failing grade for how they handle the teaching of civil rights history—has just issued a set of guidelines to help ...

Cuba authorities detain prominent dissident, several followers ahead of papal ...


Cuba authorities detain prominent dissident, several followers ahead of papal ...

HAVANA — Cuban authorities detained a prominent dissident and dozens of her colleagues early Sunday, while others held a weekly protest march through Havana. Police detained Bertha Soler and three dozen supporters of the Ladies in White dissident ...

Native American

Native American: You have never witnessed a Native American religious ceremony and seen the reverance paid to the eagle. I saw a feather dropped. The ceramony was halted to appoligige to the man upstairs ( call it God, the Great Spirit, your choice) for the human error ...

Mexico's War vs. Organized Crime, Goons and Savage Gangsters

Mexico's War vs. Organized Crime, Goons and Savage Gangsters: As well, these gangs had been building personnel infrastructures for years, assimilating with US prison gangs -- particularly in southwestern states and California. People were later shocked to learn that there were well over 300000 gang members in ...

Death of consul's daughter spurs Venezuela outcry


Death of consul's daughter spurs Venezuela outcry

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The killing of a Chilean diplomat's teenage daughter by police is reigniting concerns among Venezuelans about excessive force by officers and their alleged involvement in rampant violent crime. Nineteen-year-old Karen ...

73 years in prison for Jaime Gonzalez Duran, “The Hummer” cartel ...

73 years in prison for Jaime Gonzalez Duran, “The Hummer” cartel ...: Mexico, – A Mexican judge imposed 35 years in prison in addition to other penalties against Jaime Gonzalez Duran, “The Hummer” cartel lieutenant of the Zetas, ...

Death penalty fears for US soldier who massacred 16 Afghans

Death penalty fears for US soldier who massacred 16 Afghans: Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, right, participates in an exercise at the National Training Center AP The US soldier who massacred 16 Afghans could face the death penalty. Staff Sergeant Robert Bales' lawyer admitted his client could be executed for ...

Cuba detains dissidents ahead of papal visit

Cuba detains dissidents ahead of papal visit:
By PAUL HAVEN AP HAVANA — Cuban authorities detained a prominent dissident and dozens of her colleagues early Sunday, while others held a weekly protest march through Havana. Members of dissident group Ladies in White pray in Santa Rita church before ...


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Israel will rebuild embassy in Argentina, minister says

Israel will rebuild embassy in Argentina, minister says: BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) -- Israel will rebuild its embassy in Argentina during 2013, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon said at a ceremony where the building once stood. Ayalon was part of an Israeli diplomatic mission to Buenos Aires ...

IACHR focuses on gay rights

IACHR focuses on gay rights: The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, part of the Organization of American States has created a special unit to protect the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and intersex citizens of the region. The LGBTI community is one of the ...



A massacre at Mexican prison, then an escape


A massacre at Mexican prison, then an escape

MEXICO CITY — The worst prison riot in Mexico in years was not really a riot. It was mass murder. Mexican officials said Monday that it appears all of the 44 inmates stabbed and beaten to death at a state prison in northern Mexico on Sunday were ...

Years after losing wife, man still waits for payment

Years after losing wife, man still waits for payment:
A Miami man wants to know how two Miccosukee tribe members who admitted causing his wife's death had millions to pay their lawyers put nothing to pay him. Carlos Bermudez, left, and his son Mathew, right, 14, Monday, August 22, 2011.


MiamiHerald.com

Calif. tribes cut off members in bloodline clashes

Calif. tribes cut off members in bloodline clashes: A Native American advocacy group estimates that more than 3000 members of two dozen California tribes have been cut off over the last 15 years in disputes over bloodlines. The Los Angeles Times reports Sunday ( http://lat.ms/zVwkCh) that the Pala ...

Venezuelans threaten mass lawsuits for faulty breast implants

Venezuelans threaten mass lawsuits for faulty breast implants: By Mica Rosenberg | CARACAS (Reuters) - Some 2000 Venezuelan women are threatening to sue doctors, private clinics and distributors for faulty PIP breast implants if they do not get free replacements in one of the world's hottest markets for plastic ...

Mexican Drug Wars On Pope's Latin America Agenda

Mexican Drug Wars On Pope's Latin America Agenda:
Pope Benedict XVI has asked for prayers for his upcoming trip to Mexico and Cuba. (AP Photo) Vatican City. From the war on drug cartels in Mexico to reviving faith in Cuba, Pope Benedict XVI will address a series of burning issues in his first trip to ...


Jakarta Globe

Lose the Indian mascots

Lose the Indian mascots: The debate over whether to prohibit public school and college sports teams from using Native American names, images and costumes as mascots has been going on for nearly half a century. In Oregon, the state Board of Education has been debating the issue ...

Oregon considers banning Native American mascots - Native times

Oregon considers banning Native American mascots - Native times: The State Board of Education heard testimony Thursday on Native American ... ( AP) – Angry at a halftime show depicting a bare-chested Native American boy ...



Student protests in Chile

Student protests in Chile:
Police use water cannons and tear gas to break up a march by thousands of Chilean students in Santiago on Thursday. At euronews we believe in the intelligence of our viewers and we think that the mission of a news channel is to deliver facts without ...


euronews

Brazil building hotels in preparation to host 2014 World Cup while ...


Brazil building hotels in preparation to host 2014 World Cup while ...

Preparations for the 2014 World Cup are underway: Brazil is gearing up to host this massive event and many new hotels are being built to accommodate the.