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miércoles, 20 de junio de 2012

Nicaragua reduces poverty rate

Nicaragua reduces poverty rate:


According to the FIDEG's recent report, Nicaragua -- where most of the population lives in the countryside -- has reduced its extreme poverty rate from 19 to 10 ...


Press TV

Mexico's 'maquiladora' labor system keeps workers in poverty ...

Mexico's 'maquiladora' labor system keeps workers in poverty ...: Some four decades after welcoming foreign assembly plants and factories, known as maquiladoras, Mexico has seen only a trickle of its industrial and factory ...


Venezuela, happiest country in South America: Study

Venezuela, happiest country in South America: Study:
Venezuela, happiest country in South America: Study. Sun Jun ... free clinics, educational initiatives and other social welfare programs to fight high poverty rates.


Press TV

Can America Reduce its Prison Population?

Can America Reduce its Prison Population?: Stanford criminologist Joan Petersilia warns that efforts to reduce prison populations could fail without adequate support and monitoring of non-prison ...


Wilkinson County prison locked down after fights


Wilkinson County prison locked down after fights

WOODVILLE — A series of fights between inmates led to 23 inmates being injured Tuesday at the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility, the prison's operator ...

Cuba defends its banks after US prosecutors say Medicare fraud ...


Cuba defends its banks after US prosecutors say Medicare fraud ...

HAVANA — A Cuban official said Wednesday that the country has strict controls to avoid money laundering and works closely with banks to detect and deter ...

Jewish veterans of Falklands War to be feted, anti-Semitism to be ...

Jewish veterans of Falklands War to be feted, anti-Semitism to be ...: BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) -- Jewish soldiers will be recognized for their service during the Falklands War and the anti-Semitism they suffered will be ...

3 billion live on less than $2.50 per day

3 billion live on less than $2.50 per day:
In Latin America and the Caribbean, poverty affects nearly 81 million children ... is nothing inherent or inevitable about poverty in Africa, Asia and Latin America.


Party for Socialism and Liberation

Easter Island Idyll

Easter Island Idyll: In the middle of the Pacific Ocean, a mere five-hour flight from Santiago, Chile, Rapa Nui (aka Easter Island) is Explora's newest lodge, Posada de Mike Rapu.

2 charged with smuggling guns home to Haiti from Jacksonville

2 charged with smuggling guns home to Haiti from Jacksonville: Federal agents arrested two Haitian men in Jacksonville this morning and charged them with illegally smuggling 13 guns to their homeland, with plans to ...

Haiti - Environment : Green energy opportunities in Latin America ...


Haiti - Environment : Green energy opportunities in Latin America ...

The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Bloomberg New Energy Finance score 26 nations on their relative ...

Doctors and heads call for free school breakfasts

Doctors and heads call for free school breakfasts:
They say such a move would help tackle health problems linked with poverty and ... of Head Teachers and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.


BBC News

US government ordered to reimburse Native Americans - Care2 ...

US government ordered to reimburse Native Americans - Care2 ...: The US Supreme Court has ordered the government to repay Native American tribes the costs of providing public services, in a ruling that could be worth millions of dollars.


SPLC Hosts International Conference to Fight Racism in Latin America

SPLC Hosts International Conference to Fight Racism in Latin America: Activists and academics from Latin America are gathered at the Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Ala., for an intensive, week-long conference to ...

Despite polls, Venezuela opposition sees Chavez upset

Despite polls, Venezuela opposition sees Chavez upset: CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition shrugged off opinion polls showing President Hugo Chavez in the lead before October's election and said on ...

400-plus Latin America officials huddle in Miami

400-plus Latin America officials huddle in Miami: The Inter-American Conference of Mayors and Local Authorities kicked off Tuesday in Miami with discussions about poverty, government decentralization and ...

Insane Bureaucracy Blocks Native American Women's Access to ...


Insane Bureaucracy Blocks Native American Women's Access to ...

Given that one in three Native American women will be raped in their lifetime, activists are asking that the federal Indian Health Service provide emergency contraception over-the-counter and on demand. They're getting radio silence in return.

Taking sex education to Brazil's favelas


Taking sex education to Brazil's favelas

Liz Ford: An NGO offers access to contraception and sexual health to poorer Brazilians and boosts its funding through a successful condom and lubricant ...

Nicaragua halves poverty amid global recession - Press TV News ...

Nicaragua halves poverty amid global recession - Press TV News ...:
Automatically uploaded video [VIDEO] Nicaragua halves poverty amid global recession Tue ...

Charity run to help raise money for wells in Haiti

Charity run to help raise money for wells in Haiti: Staff writer In Wetaskiwin, fresh water is expected. In Haiti, it's a luxury. Two local women are organizing a run to try and raise $10000 to...

Save the Children Takes Stand Against Childhood Poverty ...


Save the Children Takes Stand Against Childhood Poverty ...

To learn more about Save the Children's Freedom from Poverty campaign and the U.S. Sponsorship program, visit: www.savethechildren.org/freedom .

Cancun In Strong Position To Increase Gay Tourism In Next Three ...

Cancun In Strong Position To Increase Gay Tourism In Next Three ...: Mexico City ranks fifth within Latin America amongst all LGBT travelers globally, while the city most often perceived to be the most gay-friendly in Mexico - Puerto ...

US Attorney to again seek death penalty for Johnson


US Attorney to again seek death penalty for Johnson

SIOUX CITY — The U.S. Attorney's Office will again seek the death penalty against an Iowa woman convicted of helping her boyfriend kill five people near ...

Readers respond to right-to-die ruling

Readers respond to right-to-die ruling: In some civilized countries, most notably certain states in the U.S., laws permit a judge to prescribe the death penalty. Recent opinion polls in Canada indicate a ...

UNPO Report on Development Cooperation with Latin America

UNPO Report on Development Cooperation with Latin America: The rapporteur believes that Latin America cannot and must not be forgotten in ... people living below the poverty threshold and 10 countries of the region ...