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jueves, 14 de junio de 2012

US Supreme Court reinstates Ky. death sentence

US Supreme Court reinstates Ky. death sentence: The U.S. Supreme Court has reinstated the death sentence of a Kentucky inmate who was on track to be freed after awaiting execution for three decades.


Death penalty sought in Feb. homicide of former eastern Pa ...

Death penalty sought in Feb. homicide of former eastern Pa ...: Prosecutors in eastern Pennsylvania say they plan to seek the death penalty in the murder of an elderly former teacher whose body was found in South ...

It's time for Washington to replace death penalty with life sentence

It's time for Washington to replace death penalty with life sentence:
No rich American, who has hired a top lawyer, has ever been senteced to death in the. ... In my 20 years on the bench, I came to recognize the death penalty as ...


The Seattle Times

Argentina to stimulate economy with home loans


Argentina to stimulate economy with home loans

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina is rolling out a major economic stimulus plan, using pension funds to provide nearly cost-free housing loans of up ...

Argentinian women use community radio to promote gender equality


Argentinian women use community radio to promote gender equality

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA – The radio studio is small and has an artisanal feel. The walls are wood, and the worn table in the middle of the room tells of ...

Brazil's boom has left millions in poverty

Brazil's boom has left millions in poverty: We have commissioned new research which starkly reveals how increased average incomes in Brazil, combined with improved access to social services, have reduced extreme poverty there, but failed to challenge the structural inequalities that divide ...

Nearly 1.4 Million Children Are Forced to Work in Brazil

Nearly 1.4 Million Children Are Forced to Work in Brazil: BRASILIA – Poverty forces some 1.4 million Brazilian children ranging in age from 5 to 14 to work, according to official figures released Tuesday on the World Day Against Child Labor. The figures were made public by the National Forum for the ...

Funk music is the voice of the young in Brazil

Funk music is the voice of the young in Brazil: Born among the poor in the shantytowns of Rio de Janeiro and spread throughout the ... With the extreme poverty of many of the favelas – particularly those still ...

José Antonio Abreu on Venezuela's El Sistema miracle

José Antonio Abreu on Venezuela's El Sistema miracle:
In a rare interview, El Sistema founder José Antonio Abreu talks about his passion for Venezuela's extraordinary musical programme that gives children a route ...


The Guardian

Miss America uses platform for kids of prisoners

Miss America uses platform for kids of prisoners: Churches and nonprofit groups still vie to sustain the work, but they're hard pressed without public funds to recruit, train and support mentors. What's more, these ...

Haiti - Humanitarian : Important meeting with the WFP

Haiti - Humanitarian : Important meeting with the WFP:
s. Ertharin Cousin, the Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), in visit this week in Haiti for three days, met with the President ...


Haitilibre.com

IOM hopes landmark trial will stem child trafficking from Haiti

IOM hopes landmark trial will stem child trafficking from Haiti: IOM says in a report that Haitian traffickers have been jailed in the Dominican Republic for child trafficking for the first time.

Violence in Honduras

Violence in Honduras: Poverty and a history of military rule meant that Honduras was never especially safe. But the murder rate has nearly doubled in the past five years. Barring war ...


Venezuela says building drones with Iran's help

Venezuela says building drones with Iran's help: CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela is building unmanned drone aircraft as part of military cooperation with Iran and other allies, President Hugo Chavez said, in a ...

Venezuela's presidential election Hugo's last hurrah

Venezuela's presidential election Hugo's last hurrah:
During the past 12 months Venezuela's president has required, according to opposition estimates, some 200 days of treatment and/or rest. In the past month he ...


The Economist

Poor 'need rise in minimum wage'

Poor 'need rise in minimum wage':
Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has announced plans to change the way child poverty is measured, as new figures showed that Labour missed ...


shropshirestar.com

Somerset County children better off than last year, report says


Somerset County children better off than last year, report says

Zalkind called the increase in child poverty in the county, “concerning,” and said that it “should be a focus for county leaders.” The child poverty statistic contrasts ...

Report on Development Cooperation with Latin America

Report on Development Cooperation with Latin America:
The rapporteur believes that Latin America cannot and must not be forgotten in the ... there remain 180 million people living below the poverty threshold and 10 ...


UNPO

ECU helping Native students complete degrees

ECU helping Native students complete degrees: It's been a year since East Central University began its Native American Academic Services to ensure that Native students stay in school and complete their ...

Wanted Houston sex offender located in federal prison

Wanted Houston sex offender located in federal prison:
He was arrested 12 days later and transported to the Tarrant County Jail. ... sentence and was paroled in 2000, at which time he was deported to Mexico.


Houston Chronicle (blog)

Pair pleads guilty in stabbing death of Lawton man

Pair pleads guilty in stabbing death of Lawton man: A local newspaper reports that the pair faces deportation back to Mexico after they serve their prison sentences. Both were originally set to go to trial Monday ...

Making a difference

Making a difference: About 40 people will head to Paraguay for a two-week build this summer while a ... “You get a first-hand knowledge of what poverty really is and have the ...

Child poverty figures drop but remain above 2 million | Society ...

Child poverty figures drop but remain above 2 million | Society ...: 2.3 million children living in poverty, or 3.6 million after housing costs, with campaigners warning of future rises due to cuts.

Argentina to stimulate economy with home loans

Argentina to stimulate economy with home loans:
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina is rolling out a major economic ... The vast Buenos Aires province surrounding Argentina's capital is plagued with slums ...


Bradenton Herald

New report outlines key steps to reduce poverty in a green economy

New report outlines key steps to reduce poverty in a green economy: RIO DE JANEIRO -- Despite global development progress, some 1.3 billion people are living ... Efforts to tackle poverty are being compounded by the continued ...


Poverty Eradication Should Be The Theme Of The 21st Century: Dr ...


Poverty Eradication Should Be The Theme Of The 21st Century: Dr ...

The Rio+20 conference will be held at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil between June 20th ... economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication; ...