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jueves, 7 de febrero de 2013

The government should act to end child poverty now

The government should act to end child poverty now: In his speech on child poverty (Three-quarters of local authorities to put up council tax for poorest families, 30 January), the work and pensions secretary, Iain Duncan Smith, described addiction as "one important form of poverty". This confuses one ...

Documents show Venezuela spying on Jewish community

Documents show Venezuela spying on Jewish community: SEBIN, the Venezuelan intelligence service, seems to believe so. According to a dossier attributed to SEBIN, the Caracas-based group is actually part of an Israeli cloak-and-dagger operation aimed at undermining the leftist government of President Hugo ...





Venezuela's penitentiary authority says officials found 106 weapons, ammo ...


Venezuela's penitentiary authority says officials found 106 weapons, ammo ...

CARACAS, VenezuelaVenezuela's top prison authority says officials have found 106 firearms and more than 8,000 rounds of ammunition inside a lockup following recent riot. Iris Varela says the weaponry was found inside the Uribana prison in the ...

Art collector says he found head from Courbet's explicit nude

Art collector says he found head from Courbet's explicit nude: A French art collector claims to have found the head from the nude body that appears in a famously explicit 19th Century oil painting of a woman's genitalia. Art expert Jean-Jacques Fernier, who has studied the works of Gustave Courbet for years, told ...

UNDP's Match Against Poverty Raises US$360000 for Marginalized Youth in ...

UNDP's Match Against Poverty Raises US$360000 for Marginalized Youth in ...:
December's Match Against Poverty held in Porto Alegre, Brazil raised US$360,000 for two youth-oriented projects - one in Brazil and one in Cape Verde, Africa.


PR Web (press release)

Behind the scenes of the Mexico drug war project


Behind the scenes of the Mexico drug war project

The Mexico drug war multimedia presentation was one of those out-of-the-blue projects that will probably never be replicated. Last summer, Louie Palu, a former globe staff photographer, ran into Sinclair Stewart, the Globe's Editor, News and Sports ...

Boudou says 'there's no way' he would leave office

Boudou says 'there's no way' he would leave office: Vice-President Amado Boudou assured he is not thinking of resigning from office, said he has nothing to hide about his assets and insisted that there is no relation between him and businessman Alejandro Vanderbroele, who acquired the mint printing ...

CSR locomotives arrive in Buenos Aires


CSR locomotives arrive in Buenos Aires

CSR diesel locomotive for the San Martín commuter route in Buenos Aires. ARGENTINA: The first two of 24 diesel locomotives that CSR of China is supplying for the San Martín commuter route were unloaded at the Port of Buenos Aires on February 1.

African-American History Month's dream keeper


African-American History Month's dream keeper

Bessie M. Jackson proudly serves as New York state director of the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History (ASALH). The organization, founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, who started African-American History Month, officially ...

Virginia War Memorial Honors African American Veterans

Virginia War Memorial Honors African American Veterans:
RICHMOND, VA. (WTVR): Veterans of Color is an award-winning motion picture, celebrating the contributions and achievements of African Americans in the U.S. Armed Forces. Untold stories of blacks in the military in American History as told by Veterans ...


WTVR

CBS orders Grammy performers to keep private parts private

CBS orders Grammy performers to keep private parts private: Grammy performers have been told to cover up at Sunday's big music awards show, and keep their buttocks, nipples and genitals under wraps. Their politics can't show either. In a "wardrobe advisory," broadcaster CBS also asked musicians and audience ...

Native American Businesses making it to Inc. top companies

Native American Businesses making it to Inc. top companies: Other demographics have dominated the Business world for so long, but that's all changing as Native American Entrepreneurs emerge and small businesses are being created throughout reservations and even in major cities, reported business community.





Native American man scolds illegal immigration protesters

Native American man scolds illegal immigration protesters: PHOENIX -- It's a voice in the immigration debate we don't often hear, but video posted on YouTube shows a man who identifies himself as a Native American scolding a group of people protesting illegal immigration. “You're all illegal,” the man can be ...

Native American business turns debt into equity

Native American business turns debt into equity:
LAKE SUCCESS, NY -- When it comes to Energy, Native American businesses are seeking new innovative ways to bring clean environmental works to their tribal lands. Native American Energy Group, Inc announced last week, they reached an agreement ...


The Navajo Post

England's win over Brazil scores peak of 9m viewers

England's win over Brazil scores peak of 9m viewers:
ITV's coverage of England's 2-1 friendly win over Brazil peaked with nearly 9 million viewers on Wednesday night, beating the final outing for Sir David Attenborough's Africa on BBC1. International Football Live had an average of 6.9 million viewers, a ...


The Guardian

African-American Clergy Urge Corbett to Denounce Vote-Rigging Plan

African-American Clergy Urge Corbett to Denounce Vote-Rigging Plan: PHILADELPHIA – Pennsylvania members of People For the American Way Foundation's African American Ministers Leadership Council are urging Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett to reject a proposal to change the way the state apportions its electoral ...

African American Connection to the Philippines

African American Connection to the Philippines: Although the Spanish-American War (1898) is a well-known episode in US history, few of us know that immediately following the end of hostilities with Spain, the USA initiated a war of colonization against the Philippines. Interestingly, Black America ...

Wall Street flat after claims data, retailers' sales

Wall Street flat after claims data, retailers' sales: US stocks were little changed after data showed modest improvement in the labor market and retailers posted mixed monthly sales. Weekly initial jobless claims dipped last week, with the four-week moving average falling to its lowest level since March ...





Puricelli: Chilean marines xenophobic chantings 'unacceptable'

Puricelli: Chilean marines xenophobic chantings 'unacceptable': Defence Minister Arturo Puricelli called today “unacceptable” the chantings of Chilean marines inciting to kill Argentines, Bolivians and Peruvians. The chantings were unacceptable. Fortunately Chilean President Sebastián Piñera has already taken care ...

Trouble is brewing

Trouble is brewing: In the coming months, unrest, eagerly fomented by leftist organizations, will in all probability spread to the dilapidated townships of Greater Buenos Aires and the backward provinces of the North and Northwest, giving rise to more looting sprees like ...

Cuba on the verge of allowing its fighters to enter World Series Boxing

Cuba on the verge of allowing its fighters to enter World Series Boxing: Amateur boxing supremo Dr Wu Ching-kuo is confident that Cuba is about to make an historic decision and agree to field a team in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) which would see the nation's fighters given the chance to earn money. Earning money from ...

Peruvian education minister to visit Cuba this week

Peruvian education minister to visit Cuba this week: Lima, Feb. 06 (ANDINA). Peru's Education Minister Patricia Salas is scheduled to arrive in Cuba on Thursday heading an official delegation that will participate in a ministerial meeting of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).

Cuba: How the Country Can Become Relevant Again | TIME.com

Cuba: How the Country Can Become Relevant Again | TIME.com: Havana, Cuba — In this once spectacular tropical city, three buildings collapse from neglect every single day. There has been little infrastructure investment in ...

Venezuela donates free heating oil to 100000 needy US households

Venezuela donates free heating oil to 100000 needy US households:
The program is a partnership between the Venezuelan state oil company Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA), its subsidiary CITGO and Citizens Energy Corporation, a nonprofit organization founded by former US Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II that provides ...


DigitalJournal.com

Mexican officials will meet with leaders of prison inmate riot - UPI.com

Mexican officials will meet with leaders of prison inmate riot - UPI.com: Mexican authorities said they opened a dialogue with prisoners who rioted at the Marias Islands complex during the weekend.