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lunes, 25 de febrero de 2013

Editorial: Medicaid could help Texans with mental illnesses


Editorial: Medicaid could help Texans with mental illnesses

Members of the Texas House's Public Health Committee heard plenty Wednesday from advocates for mental health care. And well they should have heard from them. We'll spare you a litany of statistics, because you've probably seen them before. The simple ...

Mexico's war on crime now ranks among Latin America's bloodiest conflicts

Mexico's war on crime now ranks among Latin America's bloodiest conflicts: On Thursday, human rights campaigners said the numbers place Mexico far above some of the better-known Latin American human catastrophes of decades past, including the rule of military regimes in Argentina, Chile and Brazil and civil wars in Nicaragua ...




USDA Promotes Business Development Efforts in Puerto Rico

USDA Promotes Business Development Efforts in Puerto Rico: Participants expressed their interest in participating in upcoming meetings and begin working together in order to maximize their resources to reach more rural communities in Puerto Rico. Partners who assisted and contributed to the roundtable included ...




Kellogg's Coco Pops announced as new sponsor of South American House ...

Kellogg's Coco Pops announced as new sponsor of South American House ...:
The South American House sponsored by Kellogg's Coco Pops, is home to over nine species including monkeys, tortoises and parrots from the rainforests of Central and South America. Colourful or camouflaged, shy or show-off, each species has its own ...


Businessandleadership.com

Latin American content still struggling to crack US

Latin American content still struggling to crack US: RIO DE JANEIRO -- The TV biz is booming in Brazil, but indie shows still face obstacles breaking into the U.S. main-stream TV and theatrical markets, according to local industryites and government officials at the third RioContentMarket, Latin America ...




Team provides intensive support for people with mental illness

Team provides intensive support for people with mental illness: The unexpected situation was typical, but little else about the morning was routine. There's no such thing as a normal day for Sacerdote and Magisano, part of a team that provides intensive support to people with serious mental illness who live in the ...

Telephone hotlines mount fight against backstreet abortions in South America

Telephone hotlines mount fight against backstreet abortions in South America: An activist dressed as a nun holds a placard that reads "they decided on your body" above pictures of the parliamentarians who are against abortion, during a rally outside a church in support of legalisation of abortion in Valparaiso city, about 121 km ...

Prayers To Be Said Over Native American Remains

Prayers To Be Said Over Native American Remains: There has been such a contentious relationship between Native tribes and people who confiscate their graves that in 1990, the US federal government passed the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, though it only applies to federal ...

As a new pope is chosen, Latin America hopes for more sway

As a new pope is chosen, Latin America hopes for more sway: "Latin Americans have for a very long time felt they should get more say in choices and policy decisions; they feel that because of their size, they should have more influence at the Vatican," said Margaret E. Crahan, an expert on the church at ...

Peña calls for unity in Central America

Peña calls for unity in Central America: President Enrique Peña Nieto urged Mexico and Central American countries on Wednesday to unite in the effort to achieve common goals, such as improving ...

America's First Gay “Top Model”, The Power Of Channing Tatum's Crotch & More!

America's First Gay “Top Model”, The Power Of Channing Tatum's Crotch & More!: The next cycle of America's Next Top Model will include both male and female models, including Cory Wade Hindorff – an openly gay actor and drag queen. Gentlemen, start your engines and may the best model WIN! - Kristen Stewart and Twilight: Breaking ...

A Cuba beyond the Castros?

A Cuba beyond the Castros?:
At the top of the list has to be this weekend's selection of a new First Vice President in Cuba, Manuel Diaz Canel, age 52, the first person to occupy that post that did not fight in the Revolution. The outgoing First Vice President apparently stepped ...


Christian Science Monitor

Pregnancy: the next mental illness?

Pregnancy: the next mental illness?: (NaturalNews) Is elevated stress related to pregnancy a new target in the mass medicalization of normalcy in America? Headed by researcher Tina Bloom at the ...

Winning the war against South American plant pest which has invaded the River ...


Winning the war against South American plant pest which has invaded the River ...

Floating pennywort is native to South America and can quickly establish dense mats of vegetation, out-competing various native species and completely dominating watercourses. It eventually chokes waterways making it difficult for boats to navigate and ...

Learn more about African-American history at Beaufort County libraries

Learn more about African-American history at Beaufort County libraries: In February, people across the United States stop and take a moment to reflect on the importance of African-American history. The Beaufort County library has plenty of resources that will intrigue customers from all backgrounds. Our information ...

In depth: child poverty in Tower Hamlets and Newham

In depth: child poverty in Tower Hamlets and Newham:
A higher proportion of children are living in poverty in Tower Hamlets than in any other UK local authority, with research showing four in 10 are living below the bread line. Email; Print. To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.


East London Advertiser

families on the brink of poverty

families on the brink of poverty:
The report, published by the Campaign to End Child Poverty (CECP), has also revealed a growing gap between the rich and the poor. Children in poverty. In Brighton and Hove, Moulsecoomb and Bevendean remain worst affected, with 1,602 youngsters in ...


The Argus

Hain warns more children will be pushed into poverty by Government welfare ...

Hain warns more children will be pushed into poverty by Government welfare ...: MORE children will be pushed into poverty by the Government's welfare reforms, Neath MP Peter Hain has claimed. He spoke out after the End Child Poverty charity campaign said 100,000 children across the UK were set to fall into poverty over the next ...




Haiti - Politic : Vote of the diaspora in the elections of 2015...

Haiti - Politic : Vote of the diaspora in the elections of 2015...:
Saturday, February 23, the organization "Ban'm Dwa'm" conducted its first teleconference "Forum Global de la Diaspora" (Global Diaspora Forum), around the theme "How to identify Haitians eligible to vote in the diaspora ?" This first forum began a ...


Haitilibre.com

Cuba begins transition to a new generation of leaders

Cuba begins transition to a new generation of leaders: Cuban President Raúl Castro said Sunday he will retire in five years and anointed 52-year-old Miguel Diaz-Canel as his new No. 2, signaling the start of a long and desperately awaited transition to a younger leadership in the communist ruled-island.

Conflicting land-use rights threaten Brazil nut harvesters


Conflicting land-use rights threaten Brazil nut harvesters

Brazil nut harvesting – a sustainable use of the forest in Peru's southeastern Madre de Dios region – provides thousands of people with an income in the first few months of each year. But mining and agriculture concessions overlap the harvesters' ...

Brazil is building stadiums, but will they come?

Brazil is building stadiums, but will they come?: From the crackle and boom of fireworks to the shirtless hordes chanting support for their teams and the unfurling of flags almost as large as the field itself, soccer matches in Brazil are a riot (sometimes literally) of noise and passion. However ...




Brazil's central bank says targeting inflation, not growth -WSJ

Brazil's central bank says targeting inflation, not growth -WSJ: SAO PAULO, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Brazil's central bank sets monetary policy based upon inflation, not any economic growth target, bank president Alexandre Tombini said in an interview published to the Wall Street Journal's website on Sunday, as ...

Hey, teacher, don't leave the kids alone!

Hey, teacher, don't leave the kids alone!: Buenos Aires Herald Senior Editor. Barring a last-minute breakthrough, there will be an almost nationwide teacher strike today — only eight provinces (by dint of 24-26 percent pay increases) can guarantee classes. This is so much more than another ...

Child poverty figures shock

Child poverty figures shock: SHOCKING figures released last week have shown the true state of child poverty in Dumbarton and the Vale - with 25 per cent of children living below the breadline. The figure is the third highest in Scotland according to the research - conducted by the ...