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domingo, 22 de abril de 2012

Families struggle with welfare

Families struggle with welfare:
She and her children get by on child support, $328 a month in food stamps, and the occasional odd job, she said. "I'm looking for work. It's just not that easy," she said. Eugene King, director of the Ohio Poverty Law Center in Columbus, ...


Child poverty scheme set to expand

Child poverty scheme set to expand: The expansion will mean the scheme, which works with 0-3 year olds and is aimed at tackling child poverty, will support an additional 774 children. It currently supports 1600 children already in "priority-areas" in the city. Cabinet members agreed to ...


Every Child Deserves a 5th Birthday

Every Child Deserves a 5th Birthday: Treatment can prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV. And adequate nutrition in the first 1000 days can determine the rest of the child's life. At the current annual rate of decline of 2.6 percent, the gap in child death between rich and poor ...

Kingston Penitentiary's cell blocks were 'schools for crime'

Kingston Penitentiary's cell blocks were 'schools for crime': “It should have happened a long time ago. It ceased to have any practical utility as long ago as the 1971 riot.” Public Safety Minister Vic Toews announced Thursday that the maximum-security prison, which opened in 1835, will close in two years.


Peru's Humala gains in poll on kidnap, mine rescues

Peru's Humala gains in poll on kidnap, mine rescues: LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian President Ollanta Humala's approval rating climbed to 56 percent in April, boosted by the release of energy industry workers kidnapped by Shining Path rebels, an Ipsos Apoyo poll showed on Sunday.

'Post Mortem' finds love amid the violence of 1970s Chile

'Post Mortem' finds love amid the violence of 1970s Chile: Post Mortem, the new film from writer-director Pablo Larraín, is a darkly humorous look at the 1973 Chilean coup when bloody bodies filled the streets of Santiago, all in the name of revolution. Amid the horror, when President Salvador Allende fell ...

Shaping America into Progressivism

Shaping America into Progressivism: I was interested in Latin and he had told me that he did not need Latin teachers because he had a person from Latin America who taught Spanish. As I looked at him, I was thinking of the Vice-President who told a crowd in Latin America that, ...

Chavez's weeklong silence spurs uncertainty


Chavez's weeklong silence spurs uncertainty

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has been out of sight for a week, speaking only through Twitter messages and written statements while undergoing cancer treatment in Cuba. The lack of any appearances on television has ...

UN to investigate plight of US Native Americans for first time

UN to investigate plight of US Native Americans for first time:
The UN is to conduct an investigation into the plight of US Native Americans, the first such mission in its history. The human rights inquiry led by James Anaya, the UN special rapporteur on indigenous peoples, is scheduled to begin on Monday.


The Guardian

Native people celebrate culture at Springfield pow wow

Native people celebrate culture at Springfield pow wow:
Native people of all ages and tribes gathered together on Saturday, April 21st to celebrate their heritage through an annual pow wow at Springfield High School. The Springfield Honor Pow Wow recognized graduated Native American seniors at Springfield ...


KVAL

Cardinal Newman senior class president raises money to build bakery for ...


Cardinal Newman senior class president raises money to build bakery for ...

Courtland Palmer, a Cardinal Newman senior, raised nearly $90000 to build a bakery for Dominican Republic orphanages. The bakery helps to feed children at the orphanages, could possibly earn revenue through sales and also can teach older girls vital ...

Brazil's Rousseff achieves record approval: newspaper

Brazil's Rousseff achieves record approval: newspaper: | SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's administration reached a record-high approval rating in April but voters still long for the return of predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

Nine UOCRA unionists injured after drive-thru shooting

Nine UOCRA unionists injured after drive-thru shooting: At least nine members of the UOCRA construction workers' union were seriously injured after a vehicle started a drive-through shootout at UOCRA members that were met at a union's branch office in Southern Greater Buenos Aires district of Florencio ...

Energy crisis provokes Argentine YPF expropriation

Energy crisis provokes Argentine YPF expropriation: BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Less than a decade ago, Argentina was an exporter of oil and natural gas. Now the government has to spend billions of dollars to import fuel. This dramatic reversal of fortune is why Argentina, already a global financial rogue ...


Binner: The government has never understood the farmers

Binner: The government has never understood the farmers: Does PRO, the centre-right party headed by Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri, have the doors open? — It is difficult because there are other aspects, ideas and proposals on how to deal with problems, but we are open to dialogue.

We'll end child poverty: Alta Tory Leader Alison Redford

We'll end child poverty: Alta Tory Leader Alison Redford: Alberta's Tories are pledging to help those left behind by the economic boom with plans to end child poverty in five years and reduce poverty overall within a decade. Premier Alison Redford made the latest campaign promise at the Golden Age Club in ...

Decisions on Cuba rooted in politics, not principle

Decisions on Cuba rooted in politics, not principle: Therefore, notwithstanding Fidel Castro's lambasting of Stephen Harper after he criticised Cuba's human rights record, there are more than enough economic benefits for Cuba in its relations with Canada for the Castro Government not to allow this event ...


child mortality « Fire Earth

child mortality « Fire Earth: Decreasing child mortality and improving maternal health depend heavily on reducing malnutrition, which is responsible, directly or indirectly, for 35% of deaths ...

Court Recognizes First Gay Marriage In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Court Recognizes First Gay Marriage In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil: It is the first such decision in the state of Rio de Janeiro and the latest victory in recent months for gay marriage advocates in Latin America's most ...

Missouri should consider repeal

Missouri should consider repeal: “More Evidence Against the Death Penalty,” got it right. Connecticut will soon become the 17th state in the US to repeal capital punishment, the fifth state in the past five years to do so, ...

Capitalism with a human face

Capitalism with a human face:
By the 1990s, micro credit financing had taken on like wildfire in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Prominent in Bangladesh and India, it emerged a little late on the Pakistan map. This industry has contributed to social revolution throughout the world, ...


DAWN.com

Defining situational vs. generational poverty

Defining situational vs. generational poverty: Eligibility to obtain help from social service agencies and government programs often is based on a percentage higher than the poverty line. For instance, children in a family that has a yearly income less than 185 percent of the poverty threshold, ...

Embracing our differences

Embracing our differences: Metis People was originally the name given to those of French and Native American mixed descent, although now it has evolved to include anyone of Native American descent according to Tomassetti. Photo By Dan StarcherTaking top honors at the WE fair ...

Missouri shouldn't cut child care funds


Missouri shouldn't cut child care funds

This proposed cut would make Missouri last in the country for supporting child care. • $16 million cut from child care assistance: eligibility would be cut to 103 percent of federal poverty level. • $13 million cut from grants to create new spaces for ...

Authentic Native American Art Becomes an Important Part of The Rare Collections

Authentic Native American Art Becomes an Important Part of The Rare Collections: Lewisville - The Rare Collections has added authentic Native American art including pottery, paintings, kachina dolls, baskets, rugs, sculpture and fetishes from Hopi, Zuni and Navajo artists to their collection.