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lunes, 18 de junio de 2012

Latin America should not suffer drastic cuts to EU development aid ...

Latin America should not suffer drastic cuts to EU development aid ...: Among the problems that Latin America is still facing, one in three Latin Americans still live below the poverty line. Some of these middle-income countries are ...


In dismal jobs report, unemployment rate of minority workers rises

In dismal jobs report, unemployment rate of minority workers rises: Friday's dismal job report included some bleak figures for black and Latino workers, which were harder hit by the economic recession and continue to struggle in ...


Opening Doors for Same-Sex Marriage in Latin America

Opening Doors for Same-Sex Marriage in Latin America:
Portrayed as a land of drug violence, poverty, and human rights abuses, Latin America struggles with much the same social issues as the older, “enlightened” ...


Honduras Weekly

The criminalization of human rights defenders in Latin America - An ...

The criminalization of human rights defenders in Latin America - An ...: LATINAMERICA: This paper aims to describe the expressions and trends in criminalization in Latin America, and to make recommendations to the EU and the ...

New Romney ad in Spanish cites high Hispanic unemployment

New Romney ad in Spanish cites high Hispanic unemployment: Likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney launched Monday a new ad in Spanish blasting President Barack Obama's recent assertion that the private ...

Millions stolen from Medicare end up in Cuba

Millions stolen from Medicare end up in Cuba: (MIAMI HERALD) In an unprecedented case, federal prosecutors have charged a Miami man with engaging in a massive money laundering scheme that moved millions stolen from the federal Medicare program into Cuban banks. Prosecutors ...


Chile, Colombia and Buenos Aires to lift gay blood donor bans?

Chile, Colombia and Buenos Aires to lift gay blood donor bans?: Argentina: In the meantime, a Buenos Aires councilmember has introduced a municipal bill that would ban clinics from asking blood donors about their sexual ...

Feds in Miami: Millions stolen from Medicare wound up in Cuban ...


Feds in Miami: Millions stolen from Medicare wound up in Cuban ...

In an unprecedented case, federal prosecutors have charged a Miami man with engaging in a massive money laundering scheme that moved millions stolen ...

Greece Faces Uphill Battle to Tackle Crisis

Greece Faces Uphill Battle to Tackle Crisis: Poverty levels in Argentina exceeded 45%; in Greece they exceed 35%. The depression in Argentina led to a negative growth rate of approximately 20% over ...

Supreme Court won't stop lawsuit seeking to shut down Native ...


Supreme Court won't stop lawsuit seeking to shut down Native ...

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won't stop a lawsuit seeking to shut down a Native American casino in Michigan.

Native American Teenager Celebrates Father's Day With Surrogate ...


Native American Teenager Celebrates Father's Day With Surrogate ...

A Native American teenager, who never knew his biological father, celebrated Father's Day with his surrogate father from Gravesend, who helped transform the ...

An American Gulag: Descending into Madness at Supermax

An American Gulag: Descending into Madness at Supermax:
A detailed new lawsuit alleges chronic abuse and neglect of mentally ill prisoners at America's most famous prison.


The Atlantic

The Cuban Missile Crisis at 50

The Cuban Missile Crisis at 50: Fifty years ago, the Cuban missile crisis brought the world to the brink of nuclear disaster. Every president since John F. Kennedy has tried to learn from what ...

Native American tribes owed millions from government, supreme ...

Native American tribes owed millions from government, supreme ...:
In major victory for tribes, court rules the US government had been short-changing groups over public service contracts.


The Guardian

Cameron makes Argentina trade jibe


Cameron makes Argentina trade jibe

Relations between Britain and Argentina are in the deep freeze after Buenos Aires tried to use the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War to revive its claim on ...

Women strive to build a place in Brazil's construction industry

Women strive to build a place in Brazil's construction industry: p><p>Both could have done what many poor women in Brazil do and take up .... A single mother of two from Nova Iguacu, a poverty stricken city just outside Rio, ...


The struggle against child poverty: an analysis of Labour's legacy

The struggle against child poverty: an analysis of Labour's legacy: Last Thursday morning saw the annual publication of the child poverty statistics. This year's set of statistics was especially important because it covered the year ...

Rajat Gupta may face 25 years in prison

Rajat Gupta may face 25 years in prison:
Now he could face up to 20 years in prison on each of the fraud charges and up to ... Gupta, 63, one of the America's most-respected corporate directors earlier ...


Jagran Post

Young Cubans account for small share of private labor market

Young Cubans account for small share of private labor market: More than 73000 young Cubans between ages 18 and 35 are self-employed and so represent just 19 percent of the private sector that has emerged on the ...


Pinera: Chile respects Spanish investment

Pinera: Chile respects Spanish investment:
SANTIAGO, Chile — King Juan Carlos said Tuesday that Spain is going through the worse moment of its economic crisis but insisted government measures are ...


Lexington Herald Leader

Chilean soldier killed in Haitian attack

Chilean soldier killed in Haitian attack: SANTIAGO, Chile (AFP) — A Chilean soldier who worked at the Embassy of Chile in Haiti died there yesterday after being shot by unidentified assailants, ...

Supporting female entrepreneurs in Peru

Supporting female entrepreneurs in Peru:
Established in 1990 to alleviate poverty across Latin America, Pro Mujer focuses on providing women with access to small scale loans and support to help them ...


The Guardian

US ranks high in child poverty among richest countries

US ranks high in child poverty among richest countries: UNIFEF report shows nearly one fourth of all children in the US live in poverty.

Violence in Mexico little discussed by presidential candidates


Violence in Mexico little discussed by presidential candidates

President Obama arrived last night in Los Cabos, Mexico, for the G-20 Summit, ... In 2011, there was a drug war-related death in Mexico roughly every half hour.

China says developed nations must lead in Rio

China says developed nations must lead in Rio:
... should take the lead in tackling climate change, repeating its long-held stance ahead of a global UN summit on poverty and the environment in Rio de Janeiro.


Bangkok Post