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lunes, 13 de agosto de 2012

Florida ranks second in the country for hate


Florida ranks second in the country for hate

These aren't attractions and Florida ranking second in the country isn't seen as a bragging right. This is the Southern Poverty Law Center's hate map. It shows Florida has 55 active hate groups statewide – seven in Jacksonville. "If I were thinking ...

Her passion is helping the elderly

Her passion is helping the elderly:


... as a commissioner in Hendry County in south Florida for 18 years, and was invited to President Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009. But instead, she said she chose to help host an inauguration party in her community. “We have a lot of elderly ...


Charlotte Observer

Voting for for Ryan would force seniors to 'choose between medicine and meals ...


Voting for for Ryan would force seniors to 'choose between medicine and meals ...

Wasserman Schultz, a Florida congresswoman, denied she was being dramatic. 'If you go back to before Medicare was a safety net in place for our seniors, you had seniors who were not able to pay for their own health care needs, whose children went ...

Mexico's Caravan for Peace and Dignity Begins US Tour

Mexico's Caravan for Peace and Dignity Begins US Tour: "We will travel across the United States to raise awareness of the unbearable pain and loss caused by the drug war — and of the enormous shared responsibility for protecting families and communities in both our countries," Sicilia said. Sicilia has ...




Puerto Rico Casino Industry Under Threat From Proliferation Of Illegal Slot ...

Puerto Rico Casino Industry Under Threat From Proliferation Of Illegal Slot ...: SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- He is just one man gambling alone, his face lit by the pink glow of a slot machine in a dark neighborhood bar, but 69-year-old Pedro Rodriguez represents a threat to one of Puerto Rico's most important money makers – legal ...

FBI: Mexican group behind deadly prison riot

FBI: Mexican group behind deadly prison riot: The prison, owned by Corrections Corp. of America, holds illegal immigrants. An FBI affidavit, filed last week in U.S. District Court, says a Mexican group known as Paisas started the riot. The affidavit was part of complaint charging one prisoner with ...

Chilean Students Keep on Taking Schools in Protest

Chilean Students Keep on Taking Schools in Protest: 13 de agosto de 2012, 14:13Santiago de Chile, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The Chilean secondary and elemental students increased the peaceful taking of schools this past week, saying that their demands have been ignored by the authorities. A dozen schools ...




Venezuelan Authorities Arrest Suspected US Mercenary at Border

Venezuelan Authorities Arrest Suspected US Mercenary at Border: Caracas, August 12th 2012 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – The Venezuelan National Guard have arrested a suspected US mercenary on the Venezuela-Colombia border and are currently interrogating the unidentified man, who is of Hispanic origin, said the ...

Argentina will approve new GM soy seeds this week

Argentina will approve new GM soy seeds this week: BUENOS AIRES Aug 13 (Reuters) - Leading global soy supplier Argentina will approve Monsanto's genetically modified Roundup Ready 2 soybean seeds this week in a bid to continue boosting crop production, a top government agricultural official said on ...




Partnering with young people for a better world

Partnering with young people for a better world: This week Tania Patriota, the U.N. Population Fund's representative in Colombia noted “if you do not invest in young people now, you run the risk of having a population that ages in ongoing conditions of poverty and vulnerability”. Public policy must ...

More than 60000 Urge California Boy Scouts Council to Reinstate Gay ...


More than 60000 Urge California Boy Scouts Council to Reinstate Gay ...

More than 60000 people have joined a popular campaign on Change.org urging California's Golden Empire Council to reinstate 22-year-old Eagle Scout Tim Griffin as an employee at Camp Winton, and to reject the Boy Scouts of America's policy barring gay ...

Official Cuban media commemorate Fidel Castro's 86th birthday

Official Cuban media commemorate Fidel Castro's 86th birthday: On Twitter, several pro-government Cuban bloggers congratulated the former president, and - also on Twitter - dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez asked if Castro had transformed himself into a virtual figure "who doesn't appear but tells us he's still ...

Inside the richest native American tribe in the US where casino profits pay ...


Inside the richest native American tribe in the US where casino profits pay ...

Inside the richest native American tribe in the U.S. where casino profits pay $1m a year to EVERY member. Payouts coming out of the money the Shakopee Mdewakanton Tribe makes through its highly profitable casinos; About 460 people live within the tribe ...

Haiti - Reconstruction : Training of 1000 specialized workers

Haiti - Reconstruction : Training of 1000 specialized workers:
As part of a partnership agreement signed on May 7, between the International Labour Office (ILO) and the National Institute of Vocational Training in Haiti (INFP) with as primary objective, the review of programs and training curricula, 7 master ...


Haitilibre.com

New authoritarian states in Latin America seek to weaken regional ...

New authoritarian states in Latin America seek to weaken regional ...: In Latin America, a concerted effort has been underway to weaken the effectiveness of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and the Inter- American ...

Illegal Aliens a Drain on US Taxpayers, Report Says

Illegal Aliens a Drain on US Taxpayers, Report Says: Roughly half of Mexican and Central American and one-third of South American immigrants are here illegally.” Given that about ... Of immigrants in general who live in poverty, CIS reported, 40 percent are illegals or their young children. “Based on the ...

Venezuelan food shortages bode ill for Chavez's re-election

Venezuelan food shortages bode ill for Chavez's re-election: EL CONSEJO, Venezuela (USA TODAY) — Juan Romero was promised a bountiful harvest if he supported President Hugo Chávez's rural revolution of seizing large farms and giving the acreage to landless peasants. A year ago, Romero's fields overlooking ...

Venezuela allegedly training 'guerrilla army' to repel possible U.S. ...

Venezuela allegedly training 'guerrilla army' to repel possible U.S. ...: CARACAS — Venezuela is training a “guerrilla army” aiming to be a million strong by 2013 to fight off a possible US invasion, an opposition lawmaker said ...




Donation made for Nicaraguans


Donation made for Nicaraguans

On July 25, National Avenue Christian Church (NACC) presented a $25000 check to The Rainbow Network, initiating the construction phase of a project that will provide safe, secure homes for 25 poverty-stricken families in the Nicaraguan village of ...

Data raises concerns about children


Data raises concerns about children

Consider that about one in five children in Indiana lives in poverty. The number is even worse in Indianapolis, where the child poverty rate is a heartbreaking 31 percent. The poverty line, by the way, is set extraordinarily low; a family income of ...

Venezuela plans a million strong 'guerrilla army' against US invasion


Venezuela plans a million strong 'guerrilla army' against US invasion

"The strategic objective is to build a new Bolivarian military doctrine" that would prepare Venezuela to be successful in a prolonged popular war against "the empire," or the United States, Machado said, citing the document. "This is clearly a proposal ...

Survey finds foreign investors bullish on Brazil

Survey finds foreign investors bullish on Brazil: A judge has set bond at $2,500 for Dolphins receiver Chad Johnson, who is being held in a Florida jail on a domestic violence charge after his wife accused him of head-butting her during an argument.Full Story. Dolphins .... The country's "stable ...

Colombia's president is demonstrating his political nous


Colombia's president is demonstrating his political nous

At a meeting with a group of Colombian NGOs the other day, a political analyst summed up the mission of Juan Manuel Santos, who is completing two years as president of Colombia this week, in two words: modernisation and decency. These two words ...

Family murdered in central Mexico

Family murdered in central Mexico: that's exactly right. good morning to you, matt. for years the mexican drug war has been defined by its horrific brutalty, which in some areas appears to be getting even worse. the latest atrocity occurred near the city of monterrey, and as you just ...

US cites human rights concerns, withholds funds to Honduran National Police


US cites human rights concerns, withholds funds to Honduran National Police

.. supervised by their new national police chief until the U.S. can investigate allegations that he ran a death squad a decade ago, according to a State Department report released this week. The report says the State Department “is aware of ...