WebDesktop - Smartphones - Tablets   | Las Américas | Keeping up-to-date on social exclusion worldwide | REVISTAS DE PRENSA : Poverty | Afro-Americans | Latinoamérica | Inequality | Education | LGBT | NON-PROFIT initiative : Nuestra misión es proporcionar la mejor información sobre la exclusión social en todo el mundo || Raising awareness on the damaging effects of social exclusion

Buscar este blog



Tags about global social exclusion | Las américas

martes, 10 de julio de 2012

Ursuline students study in Chile


Ursuline students study in Chile

Twelve Ursuline Academy students and two teachers spent nearly two weeks in Santiago, Chile in June as part of the school's Exchange Program with that country. For the fourth year, UA has hosted students from Villa Maria Academy in Chile. On this trip ...

Gay Congressman Barney Frank, Pelosi, 130 House Members Supporting ...


Gay Congressman Barney Frank, Pelosi, 130 House Members Supporting ...

Gay Congressman Barney Frank, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, and 130 other House Democrats have filed a letter in support of a case challenging the Defense of Marriage Act. The Amicus Brief is being.

Florida Family Association Launches Campaign Against Marvel Comics Over ...


Florida Family Association Launches Campaign Against Marvel Comics Over ...

The Tampa, Fl.-based organization, which recently "warned" people about "Gay Days" at Disney World by flying airplanes over the park, is encouraging supporters to reach out to Marvel Comics, Disney, and several stores selling the comics. The site has a ...

Scientists to protect rare snake in St. Lucia

Scientists to protect rare snake in St. Lucia: SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A snake that scientists had declared extinct long ago has been found living in a nature reserve on a tiny isle just off the east Caribbean island of St. Lucia, conservationists said Tuesday. At least 11 St. Lucia racers were ...

Ohio governor spares killer of store owner

Ohio governor spares killer of store owner: Ohio Gov. John Kasich has spared the condemned killer of a convenience store owner whose execution was opposed by the prosecutor who pushed for a death sentence and a judge who handed it down. ... A U.S. citizen of Somali descent who was stranded in ...

Cycle Of Poverty Hard To Break In Poorest US City

Cycle Of Poverty Hard To Break In Poorest US City: He says the learning center can provide stability in the lives of children who might not get it elsewhere, and that maybe it can help break the cycle of poverty with that next generation. Kids at the learning center do get a lot more than just snacks ...

Brazilian Inmates Pedal Punishment Away

Brazilian Inmates Pedal Punishment Away: A small prison in the a mountainous region of Brazil encourages inmates to shorten their sentence by pedaling on stationary bikes that generate energy to illuminate the town square.

At Brazilian prison inmates biking their way to freedom help ...


At Brazilian prison inmates biking their way to freedom help ...

SANTA RITA DO SAPUCAI, Brazil - Brazilian inmate Ronaldo da Silva hops on a bicycle and pedals furiously, clocking up several miles (kilometres...

'Noah's Ark' for Cuba as Namibia ships 148 animals


'Noah's Ark' for Cuba as Namibia ships 148 animals

They are destined for Cuba's 845 acre National Zoological Park on the outskirts of Havana, which is already home to around 850 animals. Namibia's Minister of Environment and Tourism, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, said Namibia will foot the entire cost of the ...

Cholera Cases Multiply in Cuba as Authorities Work to Contain Outbreak


Cholera Cases Multiply in Cuba as Authorities Work to Contain Outbreak

Cuban authorities are in full prevention mode to contain a rare cholera outbreak amid fears that it may have spread to the capital.

Failing Privatized Prisons Championed by New Jersey Governor ...

Failing Privatized Prisons Championed by New Jersey Governor ...: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie continues to evade all comment regarding his undeniable involvement and personal endorsement in a system of privately run ...

Inmates in Brazilian jail cycle to freedom

Inmates in Brazilian jail cycle to freedom: Many Mexican immigrants are struggling on two fronts: Not only are they living illegally in the United States but they're also lacking Mexican identification documents. Many Mexican immigrants are struggling on two fronts: Not only are they living ...

Report: Families with two children need £36000 a year to live comfortably

Report: Families with two children need £36000 a year to live comfortably: ... standards. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation said families with children are being dealt a "triple blow" to their finances in the recession, with government cuts greatly increasing their expenses. ... Many working people face the risk of sliding into ...

Cuba cholera outbreak contained so far: official

Cuba cholera outbreak contained so far: official: Current cases of the disease may stem from someone travelling from Haiti, where there is a cholera epidemic, the official said. "We have diagnosed one case in Havana, another in central Camaguey and a few others around the country, and all these people ...

Haiti's earthquake tests resilience of capital's hair stylists, now working in ...


Haiti's earthquake tests resilience of capital's hair stylists, now working in ...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Before Haiti's devastating January 2010 earthquake, dozens of independent hair stylists braided and colored hair in the capital's Iron Market, a soaring steel-framed structure that was the commercial hub of downtown ...

Venezuela's Incessant Meddling

Venezuela's Incessant Meddling: Similar interference and threats emerged as an angry Chávez spoke out against the removal from office of former President of Honduras Manuel Zelaya, for attempts to alter the Honduran Constitution in order to remove presidential term limits -- as ...

Utilizing prison population could cuts costs


Utilizing prison population could cuts costs

With so many government agencies looking for ways to better use money and cut down on spending, utilizing America's prisons for affordable, American-made goods seems like the a win for all involved. A person with a past is not devoid of talents, and ...

July 8 barbecue benefits low income families in Tijuana

July 8 barbecue benefits low income families in Tijuana: Jóvenes de la Caridad – an Anaheim-based group of young people dedicated to serving the poor of Tijuana – are holding a donation drive and barbecue fundraiser from noon to...

Elderly Blind Passenger Throws Tantrum on Plane, Causes 19-hour Delay

Elderly Blind Passenger Throws Tantrum on Plane, Causes 19-hour Delay: The friendly skies werent so friendly on Saturday, as an elderly blind passenger started kicking and screaming suddenly, forcing the flight to divert... ... According to ABC News, the plane left the gate on time at 9:58 P.M. on Saturday night, and was ...

Florida Women Accused Of Locking Up 88-Year-Old Man And Stealing $150000

Florida Women Accused Of Locking Up 88-Year-Old Man And Stealing $150000: Three Florida women allegedly locked an 88-year-old man in his home while they bamboozled him out of $150000. The accused mastermind of the plot, Belgica Rivera, was married to the victim, Angel Martinez, WFTV reports. Martinez suffered from dementia ...

Pro bono attorneys needed to assist seniors with documents

Pro bono attorneys needed to assist seniors with documents:
For attorneys who want to make a difference in an elder person's life, The Jacksonville Bar Association, the Northeast Florida Paralegal Association and Jacksonville Area Legal Aid are providing that opportunity.


Jacksonville Daily Record

Senior Citizens are Losing Homes While Investors Reap Big Profits

Senior Citizens are Losing Homes While Investors Reap Big Profits: And one government study found that last year property tax foreclosures in New York City were highly concentrated among low-income communities with large African American and Latino populations, groups also targeted by subprime mortgage lenders.

NYC seniors keep fit with synchronized swimming

NYC seniors keep fit with synchronized swimming: NEW YORKSenior citizens in New York City are staying fit and keeping young, thanks to one of the more unconventional team sports – synchronized swimming. The Harlem Honeys and Bears team welcomes people ages 50 and over. The current ...

California Health Centers for Elderly and Disabled in Financial - KPBS

California Health Centers for Elderly and Disabled in Financial - KPBS: Adult day health care in California is feeling the pinch of the state's budget crisis. The state has been working to scale back the publicly-funded program that ...

Elderly CA Woman Faces Charges for Cutting Husband's Penis


Elderly CA Woman Faces Charges for Cutting Husband's Penis

Prosecutors say a 70-year-old Southern California woman has been ordered to stand trial for trying to cut off her husband's penis with industrial scissors.