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lunes, 2 de julio de 2012

Drug violence, poverty top Pena Nieto agenda in Mexico

Drug violence, poverty top Pena Nieto agenda in Mexico:
The economy grew under Calderon, but so did poverty: 47 percent of 112 million Mexicans are poor, according to figures from the government, Latin America's second biggest economy, closely tied to those of the United States and Canada in the North ...


Jakarta Globe

Population unrest in Cañuelas grows after double-murder case


Population unrest in Cañuelas grows after double-murder case

Residents in the Buenos Aires province town of Cañuelas broke into the local City Hall while making calls for justice in the case investigating the murder of two brothers who owned a supermarket and were killed in cold blood on Sunday.

Buenos Aires calls edge up in 2012/13 season

Buenos Aires calls edge up in 2012/13 season: Buenos Aires expects 168 cruise calls in the 2012/13 season, according to Terminales Río de la Plata, up from 158 calls in 2011/12. National Geographic Explorer is booked as the first arrival, on Oct. 21, with Splendour of the Seas to wrap the season ...

Brazilian Prisoners Can Get Out Early By Reading Books And Riding Bicycles

Brazilian Prisoners Can Get Out Early By Reading Books And Riding Bicycles:
Brazilian prisons are rolling out programs aimed at shortening the sentences of prisoners who read books or generate electricity on stationary bikes. The government recently announced that four federal prisons — which house some of Brazil's most ...


Business Insider

National gov't urges BA province to solve problems on its own

National gov't urges BA province to solve problems on its own: Victory Front's Senator Aníbal Fernández and Interior Minister Florencio Randazzo today said that although the national government will collaborate with Buenos Aires province's financial problems to pay salaries, its authorities should “face and solve ...

Among developed countries, United States ranks second worst in ...


Among developed countries, United States ranks second worst in ...

The United States has the second-highest rate of childhood poverty in the developed world, according to an.

Immigrants celebrate July Fourth by combining native, American traditions

Immigrants celebrate July Fourth by combining native, American traditions: Part of the fabric of America is its history of assimilating immigrants from other cultures — a fact that many immigrants celebrate on July Fourth by combining American holiday traditions with ones from their native culture.



Romney's Hispanic Opportunity

Romney's Hispanic Opportunity: About one in five Hispanic voters rated either health care or unemployment as the most important issue to them. Only 11% said the federal budget deficit. At the same time, 56% believe the federal government should "do more to solve our country's problems.

Opinion: Romney can do better with Latino voters

Opinion: Romney can do better with Latino voters:
For Hispanic voters, the top priorities were health care, unemployment, and economic growth (education was not a choice). Immigration ranked fifth. The results should be worrisome to Mitt Romney, because he is at odds with Latino voters on all of these ...


NBC Latino

Santander expresses confidence in Latin America

Santander expresses confidence in Latin America: ... has stated that the firm's intentions on the continent are to continue to grow. Zabalza made his remarks at the XI Santander-Latin America meeting, arranged by Santander and Universidad Internacional Menéndez y Pelayo (UIMP), and expressed his ...

How a Learning Management System Impacted an Economy: eLearning Fuels ...


How a Learning Management System Impacted an Economy: eLearning Fuels ...

In recent years, the Mexican government has worked to improve its economy by reducing poverty and encouraging market development. Because of its cultural expertise and large network of Latin American Government, industry and organization leaders, ...

Previous experience in Latin America ~ Poverty in the North Project

Previous experience in Latin America ~ Poverty in the North Project:
Despite the current global economic crisis, Latin America has low unemployment, successful ...

Protest targets Montco prison's deal to hold illegal immigrants

Protest targets Montco prison's deal to hold illegal immigrants: Then watch America turn into Mexico. Drug gang murders everywhere, beheaded people lying in the streets, donkey shows. Could the author of this article please let us know the percentage of Mexican gang members in U.S. prisons? I'm sure it's quite large.



Brothers who supplied drugs to Michael Douglas' son get 10-years jail

Brothers who supplied drugs to Michael Douglas' son get 10-years jail: David and Eduardo Escalera, both Mexican immigrants, were busted after Cameron Douglas was caught selling crystal meth and ratted them out. Douglas, 34, is currently serving nine-and-a-half years behind bars. Manhattan federal Judge Richard Berman ...

Attention, Billionaire Druglords: Mexico's People Want To End The Bloody War ...


Attention, Billionaire Druglords: Mexico's People Want To End The Bloody War ...

Mexican Joaquin Guzman Loera, aka El Chapo, at La Palma prison in Juarez in 1993. (Image credit: AFP/Getty Images via @daylife). Mexico's people spoke loud and clear on Sunday: they are tired of the nation's bloody war on drugs. Although Sunday's vote ...

Armando Montano, AP intern, dies in Mexico City

Armando Montano, AP intern, dies in Mexico City: Armando Montano, an aspiring journalist who was working this summer as a news intern for The Associated Press in the Mexican capital, was found dead early Saturday. He was 22 years old. ... Man in Calif. prison charged with 1986 Vt. killing · Man in Calif.

36 members of drug cartel sent to jail

36 members of drug cartel sent to jail: A GUATEMALAN court has sentenced 36 alleged members of a powerful Mexican drug cartel to prison for various crimes, including dismembering a state prosecutor who was investigating the gang.

Fernando Lugo's exit after Paraguay 'coup' a setback for development


Fernando Lugo's exit after Paraguay 'coup' a setback for development

Jonathan Glennie and Cristiano Morsolin: The ousting of the elected president, Fernando Lugo, by a rightwing parliament could stall human rights, democracy and social progress in Paraguay for a generation.

Venezuela election: Chavez and Capriles launch campaigns

Venezuela election: Chavez and Capriles launch campaigns:
Venezuelan candidates officially start campaigning for Ocotober's presidential election, with rival rallies by Hugo Chavez and Henrique Capriles.


BBC News

Venezuela's Presidential Campaign Officially Begins

Venezuela's Presidential Campaign Officially Begins: President Hugo Chávez and opposition leader Henrique Capriles are hitting the campaign trail.



Time for US to talk about poverty

Time for US to talk about poverty: Generally speaking, Americans recognise that there are advantages to ... In the US, some of the highest rates of poverty are in the former Confederate South, ...

Suburban families suffer through poverty

Suburban families suffer through poverty: But with population growth in America's suburbs came an increase in poverty. ... both residents of the town and smaller communities in south Tulsa County.

State Government: Ruling May Help Scott Limit Florida's Burgeoning Medicaid ...

State Government: Ruling May Help Scott Limit Florida's Burgeoning Medicaid ...: The law said the states had to expand their programs to cover people at 133 percent of the federal poverty level — more than 1 million people in Florida – or face the loss of Medicaid funding. The 3 million Floridians currently in the Medicaid program ...

New Voices: Look beyond the stereotypes of homeless to make an impact

New Voices: Look beyond the stereotypes of homeless to make an impact: In Central Florida, and across this nation, families find themselves struggling in poverty and unable to sustain themselves in record numbers. The sad truth is that thousands of families in our community have no option left but to live day to day in ...



Governor says Florida likely won't expand Medicaid under health care law


Governor says Florida likely won't expand Medicaid under health care law

President Barack Obama's health care law called for states in 2014 to expand eligibility of Medicaid to those making up to 133 percent of the poverty level, or $29326 for a family of four. While estimates vary, the Florida Agency for Health Care ...