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viernes, 13 de julio de 2012

Haiti Clinic leaders determined not to let defrauding scheme touch those they help

Haiti Clinic leaders determined not to let defrauding scheme touch those they help: INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — A successful fundraiser last April for the Haiti Clinic could have netted the nonprofit organization enough money to purchase portable dental units to help volunteers treat people in the impoverished nation who have never visited a dentist.

Desperate Central Americans fleeing violence, poverty flood north through ...

Desperate Central Americans fleeing violence, poverty flood north through ...: Central American migration remains small compared to the numbers of Mexicans still headed north, but their steeply rising numbers speak starkly to the violence and poverty at home. The perils of the journey have pushed smuggling fees as high as $7000 ...

Most Hondurans Living in Poverty

Most Hondurans Living in Poverty: ... suffering hunger and chronic malnutrition, according to the World Food Program. Regarding the youth, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean rates Honduras as the one with the highest poverty rate in Central America (70 percent).



Enhancing the Impact of Cash Transfers

Enhancing the Impact of Cash Transfers: Recent advances in our understanding of poverty and the technology at our disposal are opening up exciting new opportunities to “do more with less,” which is all the more important as governments around the world struggle to finance a robust social ...

Ramotar laments hunger level in Caribbean and Latin America

Ramotar laments hunger level in Caribbean and Latin America: The region of Latin America and the Caribbean, he told the meeting, had long been characterised by pervasive inequality and unacceptable levels of poverty.



Beanie Sigel Going To Jail For Stiffing Feds On Back Taxes

Beanie Sigel Going To Jail For Stiffing Feds On Back Taxes:
The Philly rapper was just sentenced to spend two years in prison for stiffing the government out of more than $700000 in back taxes for the years 1999 to 2005 according to TMZ. Want to Keep Up With NewsOne.com? LIKE Us On Facebook! Sigel, whose ...


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The Castro's are responsible for Cholera in Cuba | Babalú Blog

The Castro's are responsible for Cholera in Cuba | Babalú Blog: The priority of tyrants is always to perpetuate their hold on power, and never the well-being of a nation's citizens who are viewed as merely chattel at.


Guyanese students at minimal risk in Cuba cholera outbreak ...

Guyanese students at minimal risk in Cuba cholera outbreak ...: The Ministry of Health said yesterday that according to reports from Cuba where there is an outbreak of cholera, Guyanese students are at minimal risk of.

Cuba receives first cargo shipment from Miami in 50 years ...

Cuba receives first cargo shipment from Miami in 50 years ...: A cargo vessel carrying humanitarian aid docked at Havana Bay on Friday with the first maritime shipment from Miami in the United States to Cuba in half a century.



New voter poll has Mitt Romney gain among Latino vote

New voter poll has Mitt Romney gain among Latino vote: Steering the debate towards the economy are Latino Republicans such as Sen. Marco Rubio, who like to remind Congress and constituents alike that unemployment is the main driver of the president's lack of efficiency. Rubio told Congress on the Senate ...

Crossing the Prison Line

Crossing the Prison Line: Project TURN is the prison-based education program that grew out of our realization here in Walltown that there are two kinds of people in America—those for whom prison is an unimaginable reality and those for whom it has always been part of their life.



Dissident blogger gets 18-year prison sentence

Dissident blogger gets 18-year prison sentence: Prominent journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega, who received a prestigious press freedom award from PEN America in May, was sentenced by the court to 18 years in prison. "The Ethiopian government clearly means to send a signal to its people: speak ...

End the Prison-Industrial Complex, Now!

End the Prison-Industrial Complex, Now!: Most readers probably know the outline of this story: beginning in the 1970s the incarceration rate in America, the proportion of the population sent to prison, started to rise exponentially. The rate of incarceration in America is now the highest in ...

How Obama Factors In States Voting On Gay Marriage

How Obama Factors In States Voting On Gay Marriage: In the fourth state, Minnesota, where gay marriage already has been outlawed, voters will consider a constitutional amendment to ban it. Most polling has shown a majority of Americans have come to support gay marriage, but the issue has failed at the ...



Indicadores y Estadísticas - Embajada de la República Bolivariana ...

Indicadores y Estadísticas - Embajada de la República Bolivariana ...: The President of the National Institute of Statistics, Elías Eljuri, highlighted Thursday that about four million jobs have been created in 11 years, which...

Some Violence and Media Bias as ... - Venezuela Analysis

Some Violence and Media Bias as ... - Venezuela Analysis: Mérida, July 11th 2012 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – After the first week of electoral campaigning for the 7 October presidential elections, the National Electoral Council (CNE) has reported some media bias in relation to the campaigns.

Paraguay, Venezuela, Mercosur: ironies abound - Stabroek News ...

Paraguay, Venezuela, Mercosur: ironies abound - Stabroek News ...: There is not inconsiderable irony in the sense that the removal of President Fernando Lugo by Paraguay's Congress last month and his replacement by.

Direct Miami-Cuba maritime shipments resume


Direct Miami-Cuba maritime shipments resume

HAVANA (AP) — Direct maritime shipments from Miami to Cuba have resumed for the first time in half a century. The shipments include items from authorized religious and charitable groups and from people shipping packages to family ...

The war on drugs: Peña Nieto's Herculean task

The war on drugs: Peña Nieto's Herculean task:
President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto faces the daunting challenge of halting Mexico's vicious and ongoing drug war. Experts agree that one of his priorities will be to strengthen political institutions.


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Reconstructing Native American population history : Nature : Nature ...

Reconstructing Native American population history : Nature : Nature ...: Here we show that Native Americans descend from at least three streams of Asian gene flow. Most descend entirely from a single ancestral population that we ...

Brazilian prisoners pedal for freedom

Brazilian prisoners pedal for freedom: Inmates at a jail in Brazil can reduce their sentences if they generate electricity for their local community. Report by Geraldine Cooper. Like us on Faceboo...

Buenos Aires: the ultimate city of music

Buenos Aires: the ultimate city of music: The “Second International Violin Competition Buenos Aires 2012” starts tomorrow. The first edition, held two years ago, was really succesful, and the aim of the current one, in keeping with the spirit of the competition, is to promote music studies ...



Preterm Birth Rates and Infant Death Rates Drop

Preterm Birth Rates and Infant Death Rates Drop: The study also showed that fewer infants are dying within their first year of life. This rate decreased from 6.4 per 1000 births in 2009 to 6.1 per 1000 births in 2010. While the report, "America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well ...

Latin America Wants Drug Peace; Washington Demands More War

Latin America Wants Drug Peace; Washington Demands More War: For instance, last month Mexican President Felipe Calderon, who has vigorously prosecuted the violent drug war that is tearing his nation apart, asked Washington to consider "market solutions" to cut drug gang revenues. In early July Mexican president ...



Former Puerto Rico Police Officer Jailed On Drug Charges


Former Puerto Rico Police Officer Jailed On Drug Charges

A former Puerto Rico police officer has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for his role in providing security for drug transactions, the US Justice department announced in a statement posted on its website on Thursday.