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miércoles, 6 de junio de 2012

A look at the tri-county area's top HIV/AIDS resource organizations


A look at the tri-county area's top HIV/AIDS resource organizations

But it also reaches out to the community, specifically with minority-focused programs, like Community Promise, which targets the Latin community and the Real AIDS Prevention Program (RAP) for the African-American community.

Haiti - Social : Installation of a new Director to the DIE

Haiti - Social : Installation of a new Director to the DIE:
for the passport with a period of 10 years, we have just received 500000 new passports, it is a matter of time before the decree is promulgated by the Head of State, but the new passports are already there..." Haiti - Social : Installation of a new ...


Haitilibre.com

Four sentenced on methamphetamine charges

Four sentenced on methamphetamine charges: Jose Angel Rangel-Cortes, 24, a Mexican national, was sentenced to 120 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release and 120 hours of community service for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession with intent to ...


Once train crash: TBA owner aims to engine driver

Once train crash: TBA owner aims to engine driver: Trains of Buenos Aires (TBA) owner Claudio Cirigliano, who's arrested as part of the Once train accident and being investigated for “obstructing justice” and “information hiding”, told Federal Judge Claudio Bonadío that the accident's responsibility ...

King Juan Carlos says Spain's economy is improving

King Juan Carlos says Spain's economy is improving: SANTIAGO, Chile -- King Juan Carlos said Tuesday that Spain is going through the worse moment of its economic crisis but insisted government measures are working and the country is starting to recover.

Judges: The Problem and Solution to America's Judiciary Mess


Judges: The Problem and Solution to America's Judiciary Mess

We would never tolerate a prosecutor seeking the death penalty for a misdemeanor. So why do we allow an obsessive lawyer to claim $54 million for a lost pair of pants? No sensible system of justice would allow what happened in that case: The claim went ...

The Death Penalty Is in the Sights of One Innocent Man

The Death Penalty Is in the Sights of One Innocent Man: But Franky Carrillo is a fully declared and active member of the anti-death penalty movement. Keeping the death penalty alive in California costs taxpayers an estimated $185 million per year. Since its implementation in 1978, 13 people have been ...


World Cup: Canada wary of mysterious Cuban side

World Cup: Canada wary of mysterious Cuban side:
TORONTO – The Canadian national team is heading into the unknown this Friday as they face Cuba in ther opener of the semifinal round of 2014 World Cup qualifying (2 pm ET, Sportsnet). Head coach Stephen Hart tries as often as possible to scout his ...


Major League Soccer

45 indicted in Puerto Rico trafficking probe

45 indicted in Puerto Rico trafficking probe: (CNN) -- Raids were conducted early Wednesday to arrest an array of alleged drug traffickers and airline employees who officials say formed a network that smuggled cocaine from Puerto Rico to the continental United States aboard commercial aircraft.

Man asks court to renew bid for Puerto Rico governor's race


Man asks court to renew bid for Puerto Rico governor's race

BOSTON — A well-known heart surgeon in Puerto Rico has asked a US federal appeals court to overturn a decision by his political party to reject his bid to run against the island's incumbent governor. Ivan Gonzalez Cancel sought to challenge Gov.

Retired Russian colonel convicted of spying for US

Retired Russian colonel convicted of spying for US: MOSCOW (AP) -- A Moscow court has convicted a retired colonel from Russia's counterintelligence agency of spying on behalf of the United States and sentenced him to 18 years in prison. District Military Court spokeswoman Irina Zhirnova said it ...

Past campus presents new possibilities for FLC

Past campus presents new possibilities for FLC: Editor's note: This is the fourth and final story in a series about the Native American tuition waiver at Fort Lewis College. By Emery Cowan An aging wooden sign marks the entrance to Fort Lewis College's former campus.

Native American code talker to demonstrate traditional dances


Native American code talker to demonstrate traditional dances

Next week's program on Wednesday, June 13, features Joe Martinez, a Native American Code Talker from the Comanche Nation of Lawton, Okla. He'll be showing weapons, tools and other items, and will be demonstrating traditional dances.

Open house regarding possible pipeline through Buenos Aires National Wildlife ...


Open house regarding possible pipeline through Buenos Aires National Wildlife ...

A proposal for a gas pipeline that would clear-cut a 50-foot-wide path through the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge will be explained at an open house today in Arivaca. Kinder Morgan, which on May 25 acquired El Paso Natural Gas, is proposing a ...

Progress on UN Millennium Development Goals to be tracked by online platform

Progress on UN Millennium Development Goals to be tracked by online platform:
UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe The United Nations today launched an online platform that will track the progress on the financial and policy commitments made by countries towards realizing the anti-poverty and social development targets known as the ...


UN News Centre

Haitian Immigrant Wins Career Advancement Award for Energy Efficiency Work ...


Haitian Immigrant Wins Career Advancement Award for Energy Efficiency Work ...

Francois left his native Haiti in 2008 to join his wife and daughter in Boston. With limited English and job skills, Francois enrolled in the AACA's Building Energy Efficient Maintenance Skills program. Upon completion of the program in 2010, ...

Central America and EU Sign Trade Agreement

Central America and EU Sign Trade Agreement: Half of Central America's 43 million people live in poverty, which is concentrated in rural areas. Because of this, the region should also aim at other markets, such as South Africa, Russia, China or India. By Danilo Valladares The poverty-stricken ...


Honduras to Nonprofits: Use Head Along With Heart and Hands

Honduras to Nonprofits: Use Head Along With Heart and Hands: Still, it's best to work alongside the government, which hopes to reduce poverty and improve rural education and health through the national plan, Ms. Padgett said. Atlanta-based Honduras Outreach Inc., which has been working in western Honduras for ...


RetailROI Helps Heal Honduras

RetailROI Helps Heal Honduras: The school is the first and only in its class to bring help and hope to poverty-stricken youth (40% of whom are orphaned), breaking the perpetual cycle of poverty that looms over the nation of Honduras (a country with a 70% unemployment rate).

Unusual partnership offers students birth control

Unusual partnership offers students birth control:
The heavily Latino and low-income neighborhood around Roosevelt High School is one of them. Several other neighborhoods in East and South Los Angeles also had higher percentages of teenage births than the rest of the county. "All areas of LAUSD are not ...


Los Angeles Times

Recommended: The states with the widest gap between rich and poor

Recommended: The states with the widest gap between rich and poor:
Higher numbers represent significant concentrations of wealth, extreme poverty, and a limited middle class. The Census began tracking inequality in the US in 1967. The Gini coefficient was 0.397 then. The most recent number puts it at 0.469.


msnbc.com

In Government Class On Election Day

In Government Class On Election Day: California voters went to the polls today, with Proposition 29 being the most anticipated item on the ballot, the Tobacco Tax proposition. For some high school seniors, this is the first time they've been eligible to vote.
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Who's married to tech's top executives?


Who's married to tech's top executives?

Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg at their wedding ceremony in Palo Alto, Calif. The new Mrs. Zuckerberg, who has been with the Facebook co-founder and chief executive for nine years, is quite accomplished in her own right.

Pollution, Poverty, People of Color: The Factory on the Hill

Pollution, Poverty, People of Color: The Factory on the Hill: In California, it's 81 percent. Poverty rates in these neighborhoods are 1.5 times higher than elsewhere. Those numbers, however, reflect a miniscule portion of the threats faced by nonwhite and low-income families. Thousands of additional towns are ...

No free education, former Chilean president says of student protesters


No free education, former Chilean president says of student protesters

During his six years in power, Lagos oversaw policies that reduced poverty, extended social services and broadened trade. He has been credited with Chile's transformation to a middle income country. Lagos cited the rising expectations of his country's ...