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domingo, 12 de agosto de 2012

Senior citizens go without homeowners insurance amid soaring premiums


Senior citizens go without homeowners insurance amid soaring premiums

TALLAHASSEE — With the cost of insurance soaring, many senior citizens in Florida are choosing the precarious option of dropping insurance altogether and bearing the risk of a hurricane-hit on their own. Senior citizens are more likely to own their ...

PM for global actions to end poverty

PM for global actions to end poverty: Joint Chair of the event British Prime Minister David Cameroon and Vice-President of Brazil Michel Temer also spoke at the session. Hasina mentioned that there was a need for global consensus to effectively respond to over-speculative transactions and ...



US withholds funds to Honduran police

US withholds funds to Honduran police:
The report says the State Department "is aware of allegations of human rights violations related to Police Chief Juan Carlos Bonilla's service" and that the U.S. government has established a working group to investigate. The U.S. had pledged $56 ...


Boston.com

In the Shadow of Paraguay's Coup: Social Movements Mobilize for Democracy

In the Shadow of Paraguay's Coup: Social Movements Mobilize for Democracy: He is not only known as "the bishop of the poor," he lived in poverty, with the poor, throughout his clerical life. REAL poverty. At the time of the 2008 election in Paraguay--after 60 years of rightwing, Colorado Party rule, including a long and ...

Injustice: Life And Death In The Courtrooms Of America

Injustice: Life And Death In The Courtrooms Of America:
His new book Injustice: Life And Death In The Courtrooms Of America does the same for the death penalty. It is by parts a furious denunciation of the barbaric practice, a forensic dissection of the bizarre nature of the US legal system and a plea for ...


Morning Star Online

Haiti - Politic : The EU only in favor of a Permanent Electoral Council

Haiti - Politic : The EU only in favor of a Permanent Electoral Council:
After having conditioning the aid of the European Union (EU) in in road infrastructure to the existence of Haitian programs of road maintenance, Carlo De Filippi, Head of EU Delegation in Haiti whose term ended Saturday, Aug. 11, declared Friday that ...


Haitilibre.com

32nd Annual Pow Wow celebrates Native American culture


32nd Annual Pow Wow celebrates Native American culture

Wearing colorful Native American regalia, Anyse Robinson-Minter, tugged on her grandmother's shirt and said, “Come on grandma, I'm gonna be dancing,” and ran off toward the beating of drums. Her grandmother, Tanis Robinson, spent the day cooking and ...

From Wintery Santiago to the Tastes of Ecuador

From Wintery Santiago to the Tastes of Ecuador: When winter arrives in Santiago in July and August, you may have to consider taking a break from the cold, rainy city. After finishing classes this past semester in my exchange program, I chose to escape to Ecuador, and was on the plane without having ...

PM seeks global actions to remove poverty, hunger

PM seeks global actions to remove poverty, hunger: Joint chair of the 'Global Nutrition Event' British Prime Minister David Cameroon and vice president of Brazil Michel Temer also spoke at the session. “The multiple global crises and the slow process of recovery amply suggest that there is a need to ...



'Poverty eradication the greatest global challenge'


'Poverty eradication the greatest global challenge'

The UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) also called Rio+20, was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from June 20–22. Rio+20 commemorated the 20th anniversary of the landmark Rio World Summit of 1992 and the tenth anniversary of the ...

Venezuela Moves towards Completion of Land Demarcation ...

Venezuela Moves towards Completion of Land Demarcation ...: Mérida, 11th August 2012 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – The Venezuelan government granted 27 land titles to indigenous peoples in Amazonas, Anzoátegui and Monagas states, to coincide with celebrations for International Indigenous Peoples ...

Life or death: Weighing the cost of capital cases

Life or death: Weighing the cost of capital cases: In Ohio, the death sentence was imposed at a rate of 10.5 percent between 1982 and 2005, according to a 2007 American Bar Association study of the state's death penalty system, which is being reviewed by an Ohio Supreme Court task force. While people ...



An enemy so close to home

An enemy so close to home:
Venezuela is involved in drug trafficking, money laundering and providing safe haven for terrorists. Chávez is an active supporter of Hamas and Hezbollah. He severed ties with Israel in 2009 to protest its offensive against Hamas, and in 2010, he is ...


New York Daily News

Haiti: Human Rights Representative on Judicial Council Resigns

Haiti: Human Rights Representative on Judicial Council Resigns: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Dilia Lemaire, the representative of human rights organizations who sat on the new Supreme Council of the Judicial Power (CSPJ) in Haiti, resigned on Thursday citing the circumstances that the three judiciary ...

South Florida is hardly paradise for elderly services, study shows


South Florida is hardly paradise for elderly services, study shows

South Florida's crime rate, the number of seniors living below the poverty line and the investment in transportation for seniors dragged down the scores. "If you have two seniors living together, say a husband and wife, and only one of them can drive ...

Report says Mississippi, Louisiana among worst states for retirement

Report says Mississippi, Louisiana among worst states for retirement:
Louisiana was slightly higher at 4196 per 100000. Residents of Louisiana are living an average of 75.4 years with 11.5 percent living at the poverty level. More retired Mississippians are below poverty at 11.9 percent and life expectancy is 74.8 years ...


Natchez Democrat

Daily Aspirin May Reduce Cancer Mortality Rate

Daily Aspirin May Reduce Cancer Mortality Rate: The study by American Cancer Society researchers led by Eric J. Jacobs, Ph.D. although claims benefits of aspirin use in reducing mortality ...

Florida putting more money into caring for the elderly, promise ... - Fark


Florida putting more money into caring for the elderly, promise ... - Fark

Florida putting more money into caring for the elderly, promise they'll only buy the name brand dog food from now on instead of the cheaper store brand made of ...

Mexico drug war: 12 decomposing bodies found in car

Mexico drug war: 12 decomposing bodies found in car: GUADALAJARA, Mexico – A dozen decomposing bodies were found in an abandoned vehicle in northern Mexico on Friday, a day after authorities found the bodies of 14 men stuffed in a van in a neighboring state. Police made the latest grisly discovery in a ...

Anti-Gay, Anti-Woman, Anti-Middle Class: Ryan Romney's Running Mate

Anti-Gay, Anti-Woman, Anti-Middle Class: Ryan Romney's Running Mate: He also voted against adoption rights for lesbians and gays in Washington, DC. He is an ardently anti-woman candidate voting against women's right consistently. He even co-sponsored an amendment to the Constitution to try and give rights to fetuses ...

South Florida is hardly paradise for elderly services, study shows


South Florida is hardly paradise for elderly services, study shows

But it has -- and what's more, 37 large metro areas are better places to grow old than this piece of paradise, according to a recent study by the Milken Institute in California, which ranked 100 of the nation's largest metropolitan areas. Even South ...

Anybody Wants To Come To Santiago, Chile To Help Develop Android ...

Anybody Wants To Come To Santiago, Chile To Help Develop Android ...: Im the Founder & CEO of a StartupChile Project, located in Santiago, Chile. The project is an awesome tech solution for retailers that can create an interactive ...

Cuba's Despaigne, Mexico's Espinoza take taekwondo bronze

Cuba's Despaigne, Mexico's Espinoza take taekwondo bronze: Cuban Olympic taekwondo athlete Robelis Despaigne took bronze in the men's heavyweight division (+80 kg) here Saturday when his opponent, Mali's Daba Modibo Keita, withdrew with an injury. Olympic officials announced that Keita had suffered an injury ...

Venezuela says US detainee was a Marine

Venezuela says US detainee was a Marine: Caracas, Venezuela (CNN) -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Friday that the U.S. man arrested and accused of being a possible "mercenary" told authorities he was a former Marine. The man was detained this month while illegally trying to cross the ...



Prison veterans celebrate 14 years

Prison veterans celebrate 14 years: ... supplied by the VVA, but they were quick to make note that the big meal is not the reason for the celebration. "Even though we're presently incarcerated...we're brought together by a special bond of a love for one another, that we're Americans ...

For Olympian, recognition is long overdue

For Olympian, recognition is long overdue:
Louis Sockalexis was the first Native American to play in Major League Baseball and is often credited with prompting his team, the Cleveland Spiders, to change its name to the Cleveland Indians. A temporary exhibit at the National Museum of the ...


Morning Sentinel

Workshops focus on escaping poverty

Workshops focus on escaping poverty: Where: Louisiana Baptist Children's Home Learning Center Cost: $60 for ... "Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities," was written by Ruby Payne, which is used today to implement the program in communities across the nation.