WebDesktop - Smartphones - Tablets   | Las Américas | Keeping up-to-date on social exclusion worldwide | REVISTAS DE PRENSA : Poverty | Afro-Americans | Latinoamérica | Inequality | Education | LGBT | NON-PROFIT initiative : Nuestra misión es proporcionar la mejor información sobre la exclusión social en todo el mundo || Raising awareness on the damaging effects of social exclusion

Buscar este blog



Tags about global social exclusion | Las américas

martes, 24 de abril de 2012

Study: Young children, black children often abused

Study: Young children, black children often abused: Poverty, unemployment, substance abuse and single parenthood all correlate with high rates of neglect or abuse, said Laura Fleischman, the report's lead researcher. Most often, the abuse was rooted in drug use or domestic violence that endangered a ...


Florida UUs campaign for impoverished migrant workers

Florida UUs campaign for impoverished migrant workers:
Historically, Florida farmworkers have faced sub-poverty wages, denial of fundamental labor rights, physical and sexual violence, and in the most extreme cases, modern-day slavery. She said members of her congregation supported her during the week by ...


uuworld.org

Rotavirus Vaccine Can Save Millions in Developing World

Rotavirus Vaccine Can Save Millions in Developing World: "As the GAVI Alliance is bridging the funding gap for new vaccines, and many countries are applying for financial support, the major impact of rotavirus vaccines on child mortality and health in the hardest hit populations may soon be realized," the ...


Mexican cartel boss and 23 others indicted

Mexican cartel boss and 23 others indicted: Morgan said federal agents started working on the indictment back in 2000, at the time when Guzman escaped from a Mexican prison. Authorities say the Sinaloa cartel's efforts in recent years to control lucrative smuggling routes through Ciudad Juarez, ...

UN to Investigate Human Rights of Native Americans in US

UN to Investigate Human Rights of Native Americans in US: Anaya describes the intention of the visit on his webpage: The aim of the Special Rapporteur's visit to the United States is to examine the human rights situation of the indigenous peoples of the country, that is, American Indians/Native Americans, ...


The Native American Dental Crisis


The Native American Dental Crisis

Research has discovered a dental crisis occurring in many Native American tribes. A study shows that 90% of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation residents in South Dakota had at least one decayed tooth, according to a study completed by Dr. Terry Batliner, ...

Ford Foundation Begins 50th Anniversary in Latin America with Special Grants ...


Ford Foundation Begins 50th Anniversary in Latin America with Special Grants ...

The grants represent work supported by all three of the foundation's offices in the region, which encompass Brazil, the Andean Region and Southern Cone, and Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. "The organizations we supported in the 1970s and ...

Cuba plans private sector to take over 50% of the economy in five ...

Cuba plans private sector to take over 50% of the economy in five ...: Cuba will move nearly 50% of the state's economic activity to the “non-state” ... and other forms that contribute to raise the efficiency of social labour.

Prevent Decimation Of Sacred Native American Burial Grounds ...


Prevent Decimation Of Sacred Native American Burial Grounds ...

The Obama Administration is on the fast track to develop massive solar energy projects within the Mojave Desert, a region known for its Native American heritage. Due to rushed archaeological surveys, construction has begun on sacred land, ...

Early frosts may hurt late-planted Argentine soy

Early frosts may hurt late-planted Argentine soy: * Argentina heads into the Southern Hemisphere winter * Farmers harvesting soy, but some fields still growing * Frosts in days ahead may hurt some late-planted beans By Hugh Bronstein BUENOS AIRES, April 24 (Reuters) - Frosts that started over the ...

Fruitful discussions in Buenos Aires

Fruitful discussions in Buenos Aires:
During the seminar, participants also attended conferences on themes as diverse as the structure of world sport, the history of Buenos Aires and its football or the tragic life of Victor Sánchez, an athlete who died under the Argentine military ...


Fifa.com

Cuba church schedules its Mother-Daughter banquet

Cuba church schedules its Mother-Daughter banquet: By Anonymous The Cuba Christian Church will host its annual mother and daughter banquet Friday, April 27, in the church fellowship hall at 215 S 4th St. The event will begin with a baked potato bar and potluck salads and desserts.

The Pope Was Right to Visit Cuba

The Pope Was Right to Visit Cuba: As pointed out in "Cuba After Benedict" (Review & Outlook, April 9), it is indeed unfortunate that Pope Benedict XVI wasn't able to meet with such courageous dissidents as the Ladies in White during his recent visit to Cuba. It too is unfortunate that ...


In Cuba, young people long for a way to access Facebook

In Cuba, young people long for a way to access Facebook: By Franco Ordonez PINAR DEL RIO, Cuba -- The 24-year-old volunteer shows off the seven computers sitting on wooden desks under a painting of Saint Juan Bosco in a small, 6- by 10-foot cement room at the back of the church. Adalberto Malagon has taken ...

Brazil congress set to vote on divisive forest law

Brazil congress set to vote on divisive forest law: A former Mississippi mayor and prison warden was sentenced Tuesday to seven months behind bars for telling an inmate to lie to investigators about sex they had in a hotel room in 2009. The trial of the man charged with murdering three of Jennifer ...


Ohio to resume executions with 11 more in 20 months

Ohio to resume executions with 11 more in 20 months: Could Ohio be regain its status as one of the country's busiest death penalty states? Following the resumption of lethal injection in the case of a man who fatally stabbed the 15-year-old son of his former employers Ohio has 11 executions scheduled for ...

Texas grand jury indicts Sinaloa cartel leaders

Texas grand jury indicts Sinaloa cartel leaders: Guzman was arrested in 1993 on homicide and drug charges but escaped in 2001, reportedly by bribing prison guards to smuggle him out in a laundry truck. A Mexican federal investigation led to the arrest of more than 70 prison officials.

California to vote on whether to abolish the death penalty


California to vote on whether to abolish the death penalty

Abolitionist Action Committee member Bo Chamberlin of Columbus, Ohio, fasts with other death penalty opponents in front of the US Supreme Court June 29, 2009 in Washington, DC. AAC members will fast and hold a vigil to mark historic Supreme Court ...

Chilean Peso Rises From April Low as Price of Copper Increases

Chilean Peso Rises From April Low as Price of Copper Increases: The peso's gain was limited by dollar purchases in the local market, according to Ronald Volpi, head of spot currency trading at EuroAmerica Corredores de Bolsa SA in Santiago. “Copper is up more than 1 percent,” Volpi said.

Inequality threatens stability in Latin America

Inequality threatens stability in Latin America: Violence and political instability in Latin America will only increase unless inequality is addressed, Christian Aid has warned. A new report from the development agency says that the gap between the rich and the extremely poor is fuelling crime and ...


Why Do Venezuelan Women Vote for Chavez?

Why Do Venezuelan Women Vote for Chavez?: Nevertheless, a new world is being formed in a Latin America that has refused to be any power's “back yard”. These developments are not ignored in Latin America where the Venezuela revolution has had a deep impact. The women of Venezuela have ...

Families of the 'Disappeared' Go after DINA Secret Police in Chile


Families of the 'Disappeared' Go after DINA Secret Police in Chile

The Pinochet regime killed and forcibly disappeared 3216 people, while another 38254 survived prison and torture, according to the Interior Ministry's human rights programme, which based its figures on the 2004 and 2011 reports by a commission presided ...

Child poverty growing 14 percent in New Jersey

Child poverty growing 14 percent in New Jersey: "Child poverty over the years has gone up steadily since 2008. What we're seeing now is a far deeper pocket than we anticipated and far greater need." Zalkind says low-income residents are having trouble finding full time-jobs.


Panetta Hails Colombian Gains in Drug War

Panetta Hails Colombian Gains in Drug War: Panetta Hails Colombian Gains in Drug War Luis Ramirez | Bogota US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says Colombia - a nation once battered by drug wars - is becoming a leader in efforts to crack down on drug trafficking in Latin America.

Mexican refugee claimant murdered after deportation

Mexican refugee claimant murdered after deportation:
Why claims from Mexico rejected Drug cartels considered a general danger, not an individual danger. Mexico is a democratic country with its own social safety net. Castro was poor, lacked professional skills and had a drinking problem.


CBC.ca

With Venezuelan Food Shortages, Some Blame Price Controls

With Venezuelan Food Shortages, Some Blame Price Controls: The background is of course Chavez in Venezuela. You can view him as an heroic figure reducing inequality and bringing succour to the poor if you with. It's also possible to regard him as the mad dictator type which is probably closer to my own view of ...