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lunes, 4 de marzo de 2013

Study abroad program in Cuba provides UA students with new exprience


Study abroad program in Cuba provides UA students with new exprience

UA students now have the opportunity to apply to be one of 15 to 20 students who will travel to Cuba for five weeks. The nine to 12 credit program is based in Havana where students will be welcomed into the homes of Cuban families. The trip also ...

New analysis reveals alarming disparity in hunger and poverty rates between ...


New analysis reveals alarming disparity in hunger and poverty rates between ...

Washington, DC – Bread for the World released new analysis recently revealing that African-American children suffer more hunger and poverty than do U.S. children as a whole. The analysis, titled “Hunger by the Numbers: Hunger and Poverty Among ...

Haiti - Reconstruction : Two training centers of midwives

Haiti - Reconstruction : Two training centers of midwives:
The National School Nurse midwives, of Port-au-Prince, destroyed during the January 2010 earthquake has been reconstructed in Cité Soleil and will provide from this month, a specialization training of 18 months, to the nurses who wish to become midwives.


Haitilibre.com

Group to build $250000 clinic in Haiti recovery effort

Group to build $250000 clinic in Haiti recovery effort: A year and a half from now, a new health clinic could be treating the women and infants of Jacmel, Haiti, fulfilling a dream of Delaware health workers who rushed to help the country after the devastating 2010 earthquake. Jacmel's mayor, Jourvenol ...

Chileans get spot to indulge in frowned-on siestas

Chileans get spot to indulge in frowned-on siestas: SANTIAGO, Chile -- Cars honk, people yell and radios blare outside, yet Carmen Castillo is getting a rejuvenating midday nap in downtown Santiago, snoozing away her stress in a dreamland of scented candles, plush pillows and calming massages.

Prison Planet.com » Ex-Russian General: America Must Be Kept at ...

Prison Planet.com » Ex-Russian General: America Must Be Kept at ...: Tactical nuclear weapons “should constantly be aimed at the United States”. Paul Joseph Watson Prison Planet.com. March 4, 2013. Retired Russian General Leonid Ivashov told Pravda in a recent interview that America must be held at ...

Gay Mayor Of New York City? Poll Shows Christine Quinn In Lead, Voters OK ...

Gay Mayor Of New York City? Poll Shows Christine Quinn In Lead, Voters OK ...: According to a Quinnipiac University poll released last week, 37 percent of Democratic voters favor Quinn, meaning she's closing in on the coveted 40 percent mark needed to avoid a run-off primary. In other good news for Quinn, 78 percent of New York ...

NewsDaily: Insight: Brazil's leftist president fights to win back business

NewsDaily: Insight: Brazil's leftist president fights to win back business: The conversations with Brazil's top business leaders often last two hours, and up to four. President Dilma Rousseff asks detailed questions but otherwise listens intently, staring back with an inscrutable frown that occasionally unnerves her ...




Why Cuba Will Still be Anti-American After Castro

Why Cuba Will Still be Anti-American After Castro:
Jaime Suchlicki - Jaime Suchlicki is the Emilio Bacardi Moreau Distinguished Professor and Director, Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies at the University of Miami. He is the author of Cuba: From Columbus to Castro, Mexico: From Montezuma to ...


The Atlantic

Analysts revise 2013 Brazil growth forecasts downward

Analysts revise 2013 Brazil growth forecasts downward: Brasilia, Mar 4 (EFE).- Financial analysts have revised their 2013 growth forecasts for Brazil downward from 3.1 percent to 3.09 percent, the Brazilian Central Bank said in its Boletin Focus on Monday. The new forecasts were issued in the wake of the ...

China May Take South American Soy Meal Share as Crush Expands

China May Take South American Soy Meal Share as Crush Expands: “The South America to Southeast Asia trade corridor could shrink and may disappear entirely, which means that around 9.3 million tons of export sales from the west will either need to be absorbed domestically or be sold to European or new markets.” ...




Ancient Seaways Carried Alligators to South America

Ancient Seaways Carried Alligators to South America: The discovery of the new crocodilian species living on both continents before the emergence of the land bridge, suggests caiman ancestors crossed a saltwater seaway to reach South America. The finding is somewhat surprising, because alligator and ...

PM heading to South America for trade talks

PM heading to South America for trade talks:
The Trans Pacific Partnership free trade deal will be on the agenda when he meets with the presidents of Chile and Mexico. And Mr Key says he'll be looking to push other Kiwi export and expertise opportunities as well. "There is a lot of scope for ...


The Farming Show

Immigration 2013: Latin American Economic Aid Is Crucial To Securing ...


Immigration 2013: Latin American Economic Aid Is Crucial To Securing ...

Over the last decade, Hispanic and Latino Americans accounted for more than half of U.S. population growth. By mid-century, the U.S. Census Bureau expects Hispanics to exceed 50% of the entire American population. This shift has presented a host of new ...

Africa and Latin America: Building Unity and Solidarity against Western ...


Africa and Latin America: Building Unity and Solidarity against Western ...

From February 20-23, the Third Africa-South America Summit (ASA) was held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. The event was a follow-up meeting to two others held in Nigeria in 2006 and Venezuela in 2009. This event enjoyed the participation of 63 ...

Liberty Mutual's Latin American premiums up 7% in 2012

Liberty Mutual's Latin American premiums up 7% in 2012: Liberty Mutual's net written premiums from its Latin American operations grew 7.1% last year compared to 2011 to US$3.79bn, according to the US insurer's latest earnings release. In 4Q12, premiums in the region were up 11% compared to the same ...




Analysis: Spoonful of reforms helps Latin America capital flows go down

Analysis: Spoonful of reforms helps Latin America capital flows go down: "Currency appreciation pressures are a problem if they are too intense but it's also an opportunity to jump start structural reforms in order to improve productivity, which is one of the Achilles' heels of the region," said IIF Chief Latin America ...

Latin American priests 'create new friendships' in Israel

Latin American priests 'create new friendships' in Israel:
“As the center of gravity of the Catholic Church shifts to South America and Africa, it is vitally important to create new friendships between the future leaders of the Catholic Church in Latin America and the Jewish people,' said David Nekrutman ...


The Times of Israel

In Latin America, The Quiet Rise Of The High-Skilled Immigrant


In Latin America, The Quiet Rise Of The High-Skilled Immigrant

José's story is increasingly common among Latin Americans and other foreigners who come to Chile to work. They are much more educated and less poor than a couple of years ago. Various recent studies have disproved the myth that workers who come to ...

Asian Billionaires Now Outnumber Those In North America

Asian Billionaires Now Outnumber Those In North America:
Chinese luxe finance magazine The Hurun Report revealed last week that more billionaires hail from Asia than from North America, a first since the publication was founded in 1999. In Asia, 608 individuals have a net worth in excess of $1 billion (all ...


Personal Liberty Digest

Sasol North America Inc. Selects Univation's UNIPOL™ PE Process for 450 kta ...

Sasol North America Inc. Selects Univation's UNIPOL™ PE Process for 450 kta ...: Univation Technologies, LLC announced that Sasol North America Inc. (“Sasol”) has selected Univation's UNIPOL™ PE Process for its petrochemical project at Sasol's Lake Charles site in Louisiana, USA. The 450 kta LL/HD swing polyethylene plant will be ...

Sage North America Appoints Marc Scheipe as Chief Financial Officer


Sage North America Appoints Marc Scheipe as Chief Financial Officer

Sage North America announced today the appointment of Marc Scheipe as chief financial officer. Sage is a leading global provider of accounting, ERP and other business management applications and services for ...

North American aluminum demand up 5pct in 2012 on year

North American aluminum demand up 5pct in 2012 on year: The Aluminum Association, in cooperation with the Aluminum Association of Canada, reported primary aluminum production in North America (US and Canada) was at an annual rate of 5.012 million tonnes during January 2013 increasing from the December ...

Spain looks to take advantage of North American rail freight growth

Spain looks to take advantage of North American rail freight growth:
Rail industry representatives from Spain are heading to the USA to explore rail freight opportunities across North America. The Spanish Railway Association (MAFEX) will visit the US in March to attend the 18th Annual Research Review of the Association ...


Rail.co

Central American Games kick off in Costa Rica with colorful opening


Central American Games kick off in Costa Rica with colorful opening

“These athletes speak of a Central America that responds with a message of peace and brotherhood to the challenges of violence and criminality,” President Laura Chinchilla said at the opening of the games. The show, called “Costa Rica Pura Vida,” ...