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martes, 19 de junio de 2012

Boston study shows low-income Latinos will take care of their health ...


Boston study shows low-income Latinos will take care of their health ...

LatinaLista — Whenever citing areas where Latinos lack "responsibility," healthcare is always mentioned. Whether it's women not getting mammograms, men n.

Death penalty sought for torture dad who murdered daughter

Death penalty sought for torture dad who murdered daughter:
The Public Prosecution is seeking the death penalty for a father accused of torturing his ... 16 years for woman who beat maid to death ... North American sport ...


The National

Critics denounce Bloomberg poll indicating support for Obama's ...

Critics denounce Bloomberg poll indicating support for Obama's ...:
But that boost may not translate into election-day support amid a stalled economy and a Latino unemployment rate of at least 11 percent. “The enthusiasm ...


Daily Caller

UT professor faces opposition to controversial gay parenting study


UT professor faces opposition to controversial gay parenting study

Travis Knoll, a Latin American studies senior, was adopted when he was six years-old by a single gay man after spending much of his childhood in foster care.

Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in ...

Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in ...:
More than any other group in California, African Americans stand to gain the most significant lift out of poverty from ...


The Bay Citizen

Native Americans to get millions after 'big victory' in Supreme Court ...


Native Americans to get millions after 'big victory' in Supreme Court ...

The Supreme Court has ruled that the government must fully reimburse Native American tribes for millions of dollars they spent on federal programs. The federal ...

Obama easing deportation rules for young people

Obama easing deportation rules for young people:
Latinos voted by 67%-31% for Obama in 2008 but have shown signs of diminished enthusiasm this year. Their unemployment rate is 11%, far above the nation's ...


USA TODAY

Republicans see opening with Hispanic voters

Republicans see opening with Hispanic voters:
With a new job report showing Hispanic unemployment on the rise, Republicans see a chance to draw those voters from President Obama.


USA TODAY

Obama makes appeal to Latino voters

Obama makes appeal to Latino voters: Obama makes appeal to Latino voters ... were moving in the wrong direction. just the hispanic community, also, unemployment has been moving in a downward ...


Gaza City: Palestinian prisoners send message of support to Alberto


Gaza City: Palestinian prisoners send message of support to Alberto

“Soon they will all be free, insha'allah,” they said. Emad and Khairy Sarsak, Yasser Saleh and others join support for Alberto and Francisco with their support for Mahmoud Sarsak. Mexican political prisoners meet Palestinian political prisoners ...

Caribbean States called upon to adopt OAS Resolution

Caribbean States called upon to adopt OAS Resolution: ... and Intersex (LGBTTTI) Latin American and Caribbean organizations (The ... the Organisation of American States (OAS) Resolutions on human rights, sexual ...


Justice coming slowly for civilians killed by Colombian armed forces

Justice coming slowly for civilians killed by Colombian armed forces: Human rights groups counter that such changes could impede justice and reduce ... of the Latin America Working Group in Washington, a human rights agency.

Landon School Under Fire for Alleged Discrimination Against ...

Landon School Under Fire for Alleged Discrimination Against ...: "This is a great opportunity for Landon to step up and do what is right by ... Founded in 1929, The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), is the oldest .... Here's what financial advisors and human resouces experts say recent hires ...

Competitiveness in Central America: The Road to Sustained Growth ...

Competitiveness in Central America: The Road to Sustained Growth ...: Central American countries have made a lot of progress in the past decade ... the rest of Latin America; poverty and inequality rates remain worrisomely high; ...

The road to Rio: Why inclusive green growth can sustain recent ...


The road to Rio: Why inclusive green growth can sustain recent ...

By Hasan Tuluy World Bank Vice President for Latin America and the ... lifting more than 73 million out of poverty while increasing wealth, posting growth rates of ...

Bucking the Trend: Poverty Reduction and Inequality in Latin America

Bucking the Trend: Poverty Reduction and Inequality in Latin America:
Only by doing so can the region sustain reductions in both poverty and inequality without compromising growth in the future. Filed under: Latin America ...


EconoMonitor (blog)

Food Security In The Americas

Food Security In The Americas: 06-12-2012 Food Security In The Americas Our goal is to alleviate the chronic hunger that afflicts nearly one billion people around the world, including an estimated 53 million in Latin America and the Caribbean. The United States is deeply committed ...

Unasur new Secretary General promises to work for energy integration and ...


Unasur new Secretary General promises to work for energy integration and ...

The new Unasur secretary general pledged to work for energy integration and the preservation of the region's natural resources, and said “bringing down poverty indexes in Latin America must be the objective, which means having the human being as the ...

Report: In Florida, Tough Economy Hurting Children Most

Report: In Florida, Tough Economy Hurting Children Most:
A study called The Well Being of Florida's Children — Is Our Future at Risk? shows the poverty rate among Florida's children has climbed 35 percent between ...


FCIR

Exclusive: Half of teachers forced to feed pupils going hungry at home

Exclusive: Half of teachers forced to feed pupils going hungry at home:
As a GP I see poverty presenting in my consulting room on a daily basis and it is important that all governments address child poverty as a matter of urgency," ...


The Guardian

BC drops in child poverty, up in overall poverty

BC drops in child poverty, up in overall poverty: British Columbia is no longer has the most poor children, but leads the country in the overall poverty rate for the 12th year in a row.

Petition to Eliminate Child Poverty in the US - Changing The Way ...

Petition to Eliminate Child Poverty in the US - Changing The Way ...: This petition is one strategy that can help spread the word about the issue of child poverty and engage citizens from across the country in calling on the federal ...

Child trafficking is recycling poverty – Bisi Olateru-Olagbegi

Child trafficking is recycling poverty – Bisi Olateru-Olagbegi: By ESTHER ONYEGBULA. One of the plights of children that have continued to cause concern is the issue of child trafficking. Recently, Esther Onyegbula spoke with Mrs.Bisi Olateru-Olagbegi, a human rights activist and the Executive ...

Ending child poverty by 2020: Progress made and lessons learned ...

Ending child poverty by 2020: Progress made and lessons learned ...: This report, published by Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) examines the approach to combating child poverty approach taken between 1998 and 2010.

Report: Coalition policies risk increasing child poverty

Report: Coalition policies risk increasing child poverty: Report: Coalition policies risk increasing child poverty and other planning and property news, analysis and case studies from Planning magazine online.


Asthma and the inner city: East St. Louis children struggle with life ...

Asthma and the inner city: East St. Louis children struggle with life ...:
The 4-year-olds laughed as they ran out on the playground at the start of morning recess. Within minutes, one boy stopped, a terrified look on his face. Brenda ...


Environmental Health News