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miércoles, 27 de junio de 2012

Graduation Project Forum in Cartagena Will Create Extreme Poverty ...

Graduation Project Forum in Cartagena Will Create Extreme Poverty ...: DANE, Colombia's statistics administrator, announced in May that the country's poverty rate had dropped by 3% in 2011, extreme poverty by 1.7%, and that its ...

ACLU files lawsuit against Puerto Rico police, alleging abuses


ACLU files lawsuit against Puerto Rico police, alleging abuses

SAN JUAN, Puerto RicoPuerto Rico's police department was hit with a federal lawsuit on Wednesday as the American Civil Liberties Union accused officers ...

Gay Pride: The world through rainbow-colored glasses

Gay Pride: The world through rainbow-colored glasses:
Florida Keys: Revelers carry a 100-foot-long rainbow flag, a symbol of gay pride, down Duval Street in Key West, Florida on June 10, 2012, as a facet of a ...


Baltimore Sun

UN Report on Haiti Rape Shows Few Prosecutions

UN Report on Haiti Rape Shows Few Prosecutions: The prosecution of rape cases in Haiti remains bogged down, and justice is rarely served, the United Nations mission in the impoverished country said in a ...

Governments can help companies work with nature

Governments can help companies work with nature:
A Brazilian military policeman stands guard next to Brazilian natives, upon their ... sustainable development can lift people out of poverty and preserve nature.


San Francisco Chronicle

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 ...

80000 March for LGBT Equality in Santiago, Chile « Americas South ...

80000 March for LGBT Equality in Santiago, Chile « Americas South ...: Over 80000 people took to the streets in Chile's Marcha por la Igualdad y los Derechos Humanos de la Diversidad Sexual (March for Equality and Human Rights ...

Cuba struggles for food self-sufficiency

Cuba struggles for food self-sufficiency: The action came in response to the annual cost of food imports rising to above $1.5 billion and to the reality that half of Cuba's arable land, 8.5 million acres, was ...


Tribal Nations Unite to Defend Sovereign Rights

Tribal Nations Unite to Defend Sovereign Rights: WASHINGTON, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Native American Tribes from across the United States have joined together to announce the ...

UN report on Haiti rape shows few prosecutions

UN report on Haiti rape shows few prosecutions: The study by the U.N.'s human rights section in Haiti, carried out with the cooperation of police and judicial officials, examined a sample of 62 rape complaints ...



ACLU files suit against Puerto Rico police

ACLU files suit against Puerto Rico police: Puerto Rico's police department was hit with a federal lawsuit on Wednesday as the American Civil Liberties Union accused officers of using excessive force and ...

Venezuela, Belarus ink over 20 cooperation deals

Venezuela, Belarus ink over 20 cooperation deals: CARACAS - Venezuela and Belarus signed on Tuesday more than 20 accords to boost bilateral cooperation in the areas of oil and gas, ...

America's gay marriage debate is going to get louder

America's gay marriage debate is going to get louder:
“I've always been adamant that gay and lesbian Americans should be treated fairly and equally. At a certain point I've just concluded that, for me personally, it is ...


Bikya Masr

China commits $15 billion in development funds for Latin America


China commits $15 billion in development funds for Latin America

SANTIAGO, Chile -- In a bid to strengthen ties with an important regional trade partner, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao told a U.N. economic conference in Chile ...

Brazil Introduces Reading Program For Prisoners To Reduce ...


Brazil Introduces Reading Program For Prisoners To Reduce ...

Like many other states in Latin America, Brazil suffers from a vastly overcrowded prison system. According to statistics released by the country's National ...

Argentina's Moyano ups the ante with truck strike

Argentina's Moyano ups the ante with truck strike: BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's powerful truckers staged a one-day strike on Wednesday and planned to rally outside the presidential palace ...

Cuba To Withdraw Ambassador From Paraguay

Cuba To Withdraw Ambassador From Paraguay: The Cuban government condemned on Saturday the impeachment against Lugo, saying it would not recognise any authority that is not granted by the ...

IKEA asks for help in Cuban prison labor probe

IKEA asks for help in Cuban prison labor probe: The Swedish furniture giant has set up a hotline and asked anyone with information on a 1987 contract to make furniture in Cuban prisons for IKEA to call.



Allegany County legislators debate housing rehab grant

Allegany County legislators debate housing rehab grant: This includes wages and other household income, such as Social Security. Norman Ungermann Jr., R-Cuba, said this kind of grant money goes to people whether ...

Fighting Capital Punishment

Fighting Capital Punishment: For most people, the death penalty is a concept that occasionally intersects their ... victims, as well as others who have been touched by the death penalty in America.

Why the death penalty is no deterrent

Why the death penalty is no deterrent: The Economist echoes this, 'Despite voluminous academic studies of American executions and crime rates, there is no solid evidence that the death penalty is ...



California Lowes Employee Threatens Gay Family: 'I'll Be at Your ...

California Lowes Employee Threatens Gay Family: 'I'll Be at Your ...: Jeremy L. Smythe and Daniel Soto, a gay Riverside, California couple, have filed restraining orders against two employees at Lowes after they said they were threatened by employees Andy Olague and Frank Villa when they came in ...

Gay rights icon arrested for child porn dipicting infant rape

Gay rights icon arrested for child porn dipicting infant rape:
San Francisco police arrested gay rights activist Larry Brinkin Friday on ... of child pornography and the sexual exploitation of a child, California Watch reports.


DigitalJournal.com

Scotland could learn from California's experience on equal marriage ...

Scotland could learn from California's experience on equal marriage ...:
The BBC reports today that Governor of California Jerry Brown, believes Scotland should join global leaders on allowing gays to marry. Mr Brown met First ...


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