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miércoles, 26 de septiembre de 2012

Robert G. Deposada: Latino Voters Demand Action, Not Just Rhetoric with Job


Robert G. Deposada: Latino Voters Demand Action, Not Just Rhetoric with Job

In fact, if it wasn't for the growth of employment opportunities at the Department of Homeland Security, which oversees immigration and border patrols and clearly need Latino workers, the Obama administration would have actually lowered the percentage ...

State is tackling pills for foster kids

State is tackling pills for foster kids: Psychotropic medications are used to treat mental illnesses such as depression and bipolar disorder. Although foster children tend to have a higher prevalence of such ailments because of a greater likelihood of trauma and stress, usage still appears ...





How to treat post traumatic stress disorder?

How to treat post traumatic stress disorder?: With Australian troops returning from Afghanistan in two years time, the Federal Minister for Defence, Science and Personnel has admitted he doesn't know how many service people are suffering from mental illness as a result of war. Warren Snowdon's ...

Housing first helps mentally ill, addicted

Housing first helps mentally ill, addicted: More than half of homeless people in Canada are coping with mental illness or addictions, a researcher for a Canada-wide housing first research project says. Providing housing first to this vulnerable population improves lives and makes good use of ...

Drama on aging gay is Philippine hope for Oscars

Drama on aging gay is Philippine hope for Oscars:
"Bwakaw," or "Voracious," has received positive reviews and local awards, and is doing the rounds of international film festivals in Toronto, New York, Hawaii and Tokyo. Writer and director Jun Robles Lana says the movie is named after a stray dog with ...


San Francisco Chronicle

President of Guatemala Breaks New Ground by Proposing Legal Regulation of ...


President of Guatemala Breaks New Ground by Proposing Legal Regulation of ...

In Latin America, where the war on drugs has caused high levels of violence, death and corruption, many see this debate is an important step toward improving the region's economy, security and quality of life. ... Meanwhile, to battle Mexican drug ...

Honduras human rights lawyer murdered | Latin American ...

Honduras human rights lawyer murdered | Latin American ...: TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — A land rights group says famed Honduran human rights lawyer Antonio Trejo Cabrera has been shot to death while attending a ...

Elderly lady loses arm to gator

Elderly lady loses arm to gator: ORLANDO, FL (WFLX) - Sheriff's deputies in Central Florida are searching for a gator that attacked an elderly woman and bit off her arm. Florida Fish and Wildlife officials say 84-year-old Carol Hough has been hospitalized in Orlando in stable condition.

Paul Ryan Says Gay Marriage Is Not An 'American' Or 'Universal Human Value'

Paul Ryan Says Gay Marriage Is Not An 'American' Or 'Universal Human Value': Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan reiterated his well-known opposition to same-sex marriage in Cincinnati today. As ThinkProgress noted of this CNN clip, Ryan responded to an audience member's question by declaring, "The things you talk ...

In Massachusetts, Brown and Warren in ugly sprint to finish

In Massachusetts, Brown and Warren in ugly sprint to finish: On Tuesday, videotape surfaced of Brown staffers making offensive gestures at a Warren rally that seemed to mock Native Americans. The principal chief of the Cherokee Nation called the "war whoops" and "tomahawk chops" "offensive and downright racist," ...




Torn apart, gay couple fights deportation

Torn apart, gay couple fights deportation:
Mexico City has granted gay marriage. However, it is still the second most violent place in Latin America for gay people. There are stories of men who are brutally castrated and decapitated. So despite some efforts of the Mexican government it still ...


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Cuban sugar looks to rebound after bitter decline

Cuban sugar looks to rebound after bitter decline: JARONU, Cuba (AP) — Cuba's signature industry is showing signs of life two years after the worst harvest in more than a century. Hulking processing plants are coming back online and production is rising, a boon to rural towns like Jaronu where ...

Venezuela's international gold reserves dwindle

Venezuela's international gold reserves dwindle: A report produced by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) presenting major statistics of each country in August reveals that the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) has shrunk its gold international reserves. The report, cited by Reuters, asserts that ...




Chilean Peso Declines as Copper Drops on Global Stimulus Concern

Chilean Peso Declines as Copper Drops on Global Stimulus Concern: “Yesterday's rise wasn't really well-founded, and today copper is falling,” said Eugenio Cortes, the head of currency forwards at EuroAmerica Corredores de Bolsa SA in Santiago. “The news due in coming days is more likely to be bad than good, the ...

Cyber-bullying takes toll on teens' mental health

Cyber-bullying takes toll on teens' mental health: Four of every five teenagers seen by the country's biggest independent mental health service have been recent victims of cyber-bullying. Although their underlying issues mostly relate to issues like eating disorders, anxiety disorder, substance abuse ...

Is Mental Illness a Bigger Threat to Kids than Physical Illness?

Is Mental Illness a Bigger Threat to Kids than Physical Illness?: As parents, our children's health ranks among our top priorities. When fall arrives and flu season begins, we notice every cough and feel for signs of fever. But how attuned are we to mental health symptoms in our kids? When do we first notice that our ...




Peru central banker sees steady growth through 2014

Peru central banker sees steady growth through 2014: Thanks to this extended period of growth, poverty in Peru has been halved in the last decade, Velarde noted, a record of poverty reduction that only China can compete with. (Reporting by Gary Crosse, additional reporting by Terry Wade; editing by ...

Opportunities for Concord to connect with Colombia

Opportunities for Concord to connect with Colombia: ... in its vision of a food-secure future, Ligna brings wisdom from a community that under indigenous authority was rated in Colombia as having most successfully reduced poverty while conserving the incredible biodiversity found in her resource-rich ...

River Oaks banker sentenced to 63 months in prison

River Oaks banker sentenced to 63 months in prison: FORT WORTH -- A former Bank of America branch manager who plead guilty back in March to bank fraud for stealing more than $2 million from customer's accounts was sentenced to 63 months in prison Wednesday in federal court. Pamela Cobb must also ...

Haiti PM says cholera outbreak under control

Haiti PM says cholera outbreak under control: UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A cholera epidemic in Haiti that has killed thousands and been blamed on U.N. peacekeepers was “regrettable” but has been brought under control, the prime minister of the poor Caribbean nation said at the United Nations on ...

US election laws discriminate against latinos

US election laws discriminate against latinos:
In this report, the Advancement Project that characterizes itself as a multi-race organization for the defence of human rights, says that 23 US States have adopted the new standards that deprive all those who were born in Latin America of the ...


The Voice of Russia

Subway system won't survive without subsidies, Metrovías says


Subway system won't survive without subsidies, Metrovías says

Stuck in the middle of the the cross fire between the national and the Buenos Aires City governments, Metrovías Subway and Tram company informed today that the system will not survive without subsidy funds. The company's Spokesman Mariano Gibaut ...

Mexican Drug War victims: US is responsible

Mexican Drug War victims: US is responsible: In Mexico, where the authorities and the drug cartels are hard to separate, finding answers is often left to the survivors of drug war violence. Some survivors have dug through mass graves, turning over mutilated bodies, half-hoping to see the face of ...

Poverty down in Big Bend, Census survey says

Poverty down in Big Bend, Census survey says: While 35 states saw a decline in their median income in 2010, 18 states declined last year, including Florida, which also saw a poverty increase. Sean Snaith, an economist at the University of Central Florida's Institute for Economic Competitiveness ...

Time to rethink Native American imagery

Time to rethink Native American imagery:
As you may have heard, North Dakota residents recently voted to retire the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname, ending a bitter controversy between the school, the NCAA, and local fans over the use of Native American names and ...


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