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domingo, 24 de junio de 2012

Paraguay under pressure from neighbors after President Lugo ousted

Paraguay under pressure from neighbors after President Lugo ousted:
South American neighbors and key trading partners are taking Paraguay to task for the ... In suburban America, middle class confronts poverty · GOP lawmakers ...


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New Asian immigrants to US now surpass Hispanics

New Asian immigrants to US now surpass Hispanics: Unemployment » Asian-Americans ages 25 and older were somewhat less likely ... immigrants to the U.S. were Asian, compared with 540000 who were Latino.

Uruguay says pot law won't make it a drug haven

Uruguay says pot law won't make it a drug haven:
Gay News | Gay Today ... U.S. President Barack Obama made clear to Latin American leaders at the Summit of the Americas in Cartagena in April that he ...


GayToday

Tropical Storm Debby threatens Louisiana coast

Tropical Storm Debby threatens Louisiana coast:
The heaviest squalls were hitting Florida's Gulf Coast, where there were unconfirmed reports that a tornado had touched down on ...


GayToday

Paraguay's ousted Lugo calls for return to democracy

Paraguay's ousted Lugo calls for return to democracy: BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Ousted Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo branded the country's new government illegitimate on Sunday and called for a return ...

Chinese premier vows to promote agricultural cooperation with ...

Chinese premier vows to promote agricultural cooperation with ...: BUENOS AIRES, June 24 (Xinhua) -- Visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao vowed on Sunday to boost agricultural cooperation with Argentina so as to enrich ...

Boom Times in Mexico Despite the Drug War | Via Meadia

Boom Times in Mexico Despite the Drug War | Via Meadia: As horrifying and tragic as Mexico's drug war may be, it's encouraging to see that it hasn't deterred businesses from taking advantage of the country's economic strengths. It is also interesting to note that Mexican opinion remains resolute for ...


Black church pastors question city's gay rights bill


Black church pastors question city's gay rights bill

(The Florida Times-Union, Kelly Jordan) ... change aimed to extend basic human rights to Jacksonville's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Concerns voiced on Maine gay marriage wording

Concerns voiced on Maine gay marriage wording:
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The proposed wording of a ballot question asking Maine voters if they want to legalize same-sex marriage is inaccurate and ...


SouthFloridaGayNews.com

Former foe of gay marriage in California now favors unions

Former foe of gay marriage in California now favors unions: LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A key witness for lawyers seeking to defend California's ban on same-sex marriage in federal court in 2010 has changed his view on ...

Great Recession took deep toll across US states

Great Recession took deep toll across US states: ... Northeast fared best* Study measured population's income losses* Poverty, ... but certain states such as Florida and California were particularly hard-hit, ...

budget deal: Poverty advocates concerned about changes to ...

budget deal: Poverty advocates concerned about changes to ...:
California budget deal: Poverty advocates concerned about changes to ... But Mike Herald with the Western Center on Law and Poverty says that won't help ...


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Students protesting on the streets of capital Santiago, Chile ...

Students protesting on the streets of capital Santiago, Chile ...: Many rounds of talks between the student leaders and the government of Chile failed as the student demands were not met. Students protesting on the streets of ...

In Paraguay, Democracy's All-Too-Speedy Trial

In Paraguay, Democracy's All-Too-Speedy Trial: Moreover, Paraguay's Constitution incorporates vigorous checks on executive ... especially its unequal land distribution and poverty, continue to fester.

Second escaped prisoner nabbed in Mexico

Second escaped prisoner nabbed in Mexico: DEVORE • The second inmate who escaped from a Devore detention center was arrested in Tijuana, Mexico on Thursday and is currently in San Bernardino ...

Cuba: Havana Hosts Social Networking Festival

Cuba: Havana Hosts Social Networking Festival: The Festival Clic or “Click Festival” was hosted last week in Havana, Cuba, organized by bloggers on the island, most notably Yoani Sánchez, author of the blog ...

Medicare fraud's men in Havana

Medicare fraud's men in Havana: You think the Cuban government was in on it? ... Cuba arrested him in 1996 for “fraud and illicit economic activity . . . acts prejudicial to the economic plans and ...


Thousands in Phoenix protest Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio's ...

Thousands in Phoenix protest Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio's ...:
Thousands of protesters rallied Saturday night for the closure of a "inhumane" complex of canvas prison tents set up by America's self-styled toughest sheriff.


The Guardian

Colombia poverty and inequality statistics - Colombia news ...

Colombia poverty and inequality statistics - Colombia news ...: Colombia has traditionally been one of Latin America's most unequal countries with the highest unemployment rates in the region.

Venezuelan Jews 'concerned' by Ahmadinejad visit

Venezuelan Jews 'concerned' by Ahmadinejad visit: Representatives of Venezuela's Jewish community expressed “concern and displeasure” regarding Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to their ...

Under-fire UN summit issues environment, poverty blueprint

Under-fire UN summit issues environment, poverty blueprint: Rio De Janeiro - The biggest UN summit on sustainable ... a strategy on Friday to haul more than a billion people out poverty and cure the ...

Prez commutes death sentence of dead man

Prez commutes death sentence of dead man: Patil on June 2 commuted the death sentence of 35 people including that of already deceased Tidke's to life ... Assault on American: Odisha govt orders probe ...

Nevada educators developing a curriculum to teach American ...

Nevada educators developing a curriculum to teach American ...: “Nevada history is incomplete without the Native American experience,” said Stacey Montooth, a member of the core team established through the Nevada ...


"Morality and Contentious Politics in Latin America: Abortion and ...

"Morality and Contentious Politics in Latin America: Abortion and ...: Title. Morality and Contentious Politics in Latin America: Abortion and LGBT Rights in Argentina and Mexico. Author. Ana P. Morgenstern, University of Miami ...

Catholic Charity Helps Lift People Out of Poverty

Catholic Charity Helps Lift People Out of Poverty: Catholic Charity Helps Lift People Out of Poverty (15) ... a former Jesuit priest, had been missionaries in Central and South America and had witnessed firsthand ...