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miércoles, 25 de abril de 2012

Many Latinos Feel They Were Discriminated Against

Many Latinos Feel They Were Discriminated Against: A statewide survey says Latinos felt discriminated against at work, from police and when applying for loans, and not just in East Haven. By Fred Musante Earlier this year, Latinos demonstrated against discrimination in East Haven.


Arizona set to execute third inmate this year

Arizona set to execute third inmate this year:
The execution has put Arizona on pace to match its busiest year for executions and make it one of the busiest death-penalty states in the nation. As he lay strapped to a table in the death chamber, Kemp was asked if he had any final words.


ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)

death penalty racism | Breaking News for Black America

death penalty racism | Breaking News for Black America: The practice of capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is one of the most-heavily contended social issues in America and abroad. There have been many cases involving African Americans that question the racial fairness of the ...

Americans losing their taste for the death penalty, even in Texas

Americans losing their taste for the death penalty, even in Texas: WASHINGTON – The campaign to abolish the death penalty has been freshly invigorated this month in a series of actions that supporters say represents increasing evidence that America may be losing its taste for capital punishment. As early as this week, ...

José Daniel Ferrer, Former Cuban Black Spring Prisoner, on Hunger Strike After ...

José Daniel Ferrer, Former Cuban Black Spring Prisoner, on Hunger Strike After ...: José Daniel, the leader of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU), is today State Security's main headache in the east of the country. He occupies that place -- admirable but dangerous -- in part because his every word projects honesty and determination.

The Daily reports on Colombia's booming mail-order bride business


The Daily reports on Colombia's booming mail-order bride business

The average person in Colombia lives on less than $20 a day. Half the population live in poverty, while 16.6% suffer extreme poverty (living on less than $1.25 a day). The Daily followed one of these tours, put on by international matchmakers Anastasia ...

Eagle center struggles to supply American Indians rituals

Eagle center struggles to supply American Indians rituals: Wiist will bag the eagle, freeze it and then have it delivered to a waiting Native American Indian tribe. Eagles are sacrosanct for many tribes, and Wiist and his colleagues at the National Eagle Repository provide them with feathers, wings and talons ...

El Paso officials seek answers on canceled fight


El Paso officials seek answers on canceled fight

... violence from Mexico. Despite ranking among the safest cities in the nation in terms of violent crime, El Paso officials have long complained their town gets falsely portrayed as a war zone because of drug violence rampaging just across the border.

In the Fields of America's Green Prison

In the Fields of America's Green Prison: by DEAN GALARO In Honduras there is almost no middle class. Either you are wealthy and politically connected, or you make ends meet with agricultural work, probably on a banana plantation or coffee finca. You work, your children work, and the lack of ...


Conn. governor signs bill to repeal death penalty

Conn. governor signs bill to repeal death penalty: Marco Rubio has outlined his vision of a more muscular American foreign policy as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney begins the search for a running mate.More >> Conflicting portraits of the Secret Service and new questions about the ...

Mexican who ran Texas stash houses gets prison

Mexican who ran Texas stash houses gets prison: McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A man from Mexico has been sentenced to nearly eight years in prison for running two South Texas stash houses for illegal immigrants. Prosecutors in McAllen on Wednesday announced the penalty for 33-year-old Jose Santos Gomez ...


Equality: the Missing Link between Growth and Poverty ... - World Bank


Equality: the Missing Link between Growth and Poverty ... - World Bank

The percentage of people living at or below the poverty line, however, ... By the mid 1990s Brazil's poorest 50 percent of the population accounted for the same ...

Japan, Venezuela Agree To Extend Energy Cooperation


Japan, Venezuela Agree To Extend Energy Cooperation

(RTTNews) - Japan and Venezuela have agreed to extend by three years their energy cooperation thereby increasing Japanese import of Venezuelan oil to meet a growing need for petroleum energy in Japan due to the suspension of its nuclear power plants.

Latin America's poverty data masks great inequalities, report says

Latin America's poverty data masks great inequalities, report says:
The report looks at Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru. In Bolivia, one of the poorest on the list, the entire populations of many municipalities are unable to satisfy at least one basic need, ...


The Guardian

Global food prices on the rise again: World Bank

Global food prices on the rise again: World Bank: WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Global food prices are rising again, pushed higher by costlier oil, strong demand from Asia and bad weather in parts of Europe, South America and the United States, the World Bank said on Wednesday. The latest World Bank food ...

Kindergarten preparation for each Detroit tot means $100000 savings for ...


Kindergarten preparation for each Detroit tot means $100000 savings for ...

It also takes into account high school graduation rates, poverty rates, crime rates and other factors to calculate the lifetime value of investing in school readiness. For example, the research shows that children who attend preschool require less ...

Cuba complains that guns in luggage checked in at Miami airport were not stopped

Cuba complains that guns in luggage checked in at Miami airport were not stopped: — Miami Herald One would think that it would be difficult for any gun, packed in a suitcase checked in at Miami International Airport for a flight to Cuba, to make it all the way to the island. After all, Cuba is on the US list of ...

Venezuela: 5 arrested on money laundering charges - World Wire ...

Venezuela: 5 arrested on money laundering charges - World Wire ...: Venezuela's top security official announced the arrests of five people on charges of money laundering and said Tuesday that there are suspicions some opposition politicians were involved in the scheme.

Charter cities could help lift millions out of poverty

Charter cities could help lift millions out of poverty: Canadian involvement in the new city could help to trigger significant private investment, economic growth and reductions in poverty in Honduras, write Romer and his co-author Brandon Fuller in their commentary, Success and the City: How charter cities ...


North Carolina Gets a Racial Conscience

North Carolina Gets a Racial Conscience: The ruling was the result of North Carolina's Racial Justice Act. This Act, passed in 2009, was based on statistical evidence showing that if the victim is White, “the odds of receiving a death sentence increases three and a half times.

Panetta: Brazil is emerging global power

Panetta: Brazil is emerging global power: A mother of three is looking at spending at least the next 20 years in prison for what she describes as "standing her ground."More >> LUGOFF, SC (WIS) - Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews says a child abuse case recently investigated by his department ...

Free Books Spread Joy of Reading, Understanding of Native American Identity

Free Books Spread Joy of Reading, Understanding of Native American Identity: The basis of my participation was to educate my community about Native American contemporary issues along with the basic concept of equity and justice. Equity and justice are at the forefront in my daily work at San Francisco State University (SFSU).


Students showcased for passion of Native America culture

Students showcased for passion of Native America culture: By Kelsey Montgomery The West Virginia University Native American Studies Program hosted a Student Research colloquium and reception Tuesday, which showcased five students who have acquired a passion for Native American culture.

Everyone opposed execution - except the executed


Everyone opposed execution - except the executed

By the time he was pronounced dead from lethal injection at 2:55 am Friday, opponents of the death penalty had pursued every opportunity they could find to stop the execution. They appealed to the federal courts for a stay. When they were rebuffed, ...

Wal-Mart scandal intensifies focus on foreign bribery

Wal-Mart scandal intensifies focus on foreign bribery:
Prison. Doing business in a global economy isn't supposed to be like this. But recently-published allegations that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. covered up bribes in Mexico add to the considerable evidence that simple corruption is ingrained in the ...


Kansas City Star

Two Cubans skip own movie to defect

Two Cubans skip own movie to defect: He is scheduled to return to Cuba. Christopher Dodd, head of the Motion Picture Association of America, says that its rating system is fair despite ongoing complaints and the abject silliness of a few random adults secretly determining everyone's ...