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martes, 12 de marzo de 2013

Latino Unemployment Rate Still Problematic Despite National Drop

Latino Unemployment Rate Still Problematic Despite National Drop: Unfortunately, as previously reported on La Plaza, last month's data also indicated that the unemployment rate for Latinos had risen, despite the job increase ...

Mentors Inspire Young Woman To Become Doctor For Low-Income ...


Mentors Inspire Young Woman To Become Doctor For Low-Income ...

But in high school, I was told that as a low-income Latina, my chances of getting pregnant were higher than going to college. My mother was pregnant at 16, ...

Sequestration's Impact on Latino Education, Health & Jobs

Sequestration's Impact on Latino Education, Health & Jobs: About 42 percent of participants in the WIC program, which provides food vouchers to low income mothers, are Latino and 300000 young Latinos are part of the ...

S. America at risk from slow growth: Fitch


S. America at risk from slow growth: Fitch

RIO DE JANEIRO, March 11 (UPI) -- Latin America is at risk from slow growth, continued dependence on commodity prices and potential impact of the fiscal standoff in the United States, Fitch ratings agency said. Fitch said slow global growth, which the ...

Could the next pope come from Latin America?

Could the next pope come from Latin America?:
Latin America is home to the largest concentration of Catholics in the world. Brazil (120 million) and Mexico (101 million) have the world's two largest Catholic populations and nearly forty percent of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics live in Latin ...


Aljazeera.com

Cancer epidemic among Latin American leaders not coincidental – Dr. Barret

Cancer epidemic among Latin American leaders not coincidental – Dr. Barret:
With the untimely death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez many respected experts and individuals are finally listening to what Hugo Chavez said when he publically contemplated the possibility that the fact that all anti-US imperialist Latin American ...


The Voice of Russia

Key expects Latin American ties to strengthen

Key expects Latin American ties to strengthen:
John Key and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. FRANCIS TILL. IN AGREEMENT: New Zealand prime minister John Key and Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff speak during a joint press conference in Brasilia, ending Key's 10-day visit to Latin America.


Stuff.co.nz

Going by the book to export to Latin America

Going by the book to export to Latin America: But Latin America, though the home of plenty of opportunities for UK businesses, is still a region of the world that “seems rather detached from the UK”, according to Gabriela Castro-Fontoura, the owner of Yorkshire-born business Sunny Sky Solutions ...

Key's South American tour wraps up

Key's South American tour wraps up:
He has big hopes to grow exports to South American's biggest economy, but the Ms Rousseff didn't appear to thaw much today. A minor education agreement was signed, but that's it. In fact, that's been the theme throughout the trip – many photo ...


3News NZ

Coffee higher as disease cuts into Central American crop

Coffee higher as disease cuts into Central American crop:
General Comments: Futures were higher again Friday on statements from the ICO that Central America could lose 2.5 million bags of Coffee this year and 4.0 million next year due to rust. The crops in Vietnam need rain but have not been getting very much ...


Futures Magazine

CBF ends Haiti disaster response

CBF ends Haiti disaster response: “Churches can still engage” in outreach with ministries in Haiti led by CBF or its many partners there, said Harry Rowland, the Fellowship's missional church engagement specialist and leader of the North American Baptist Fellowship's disaster-response ...

Lawmakers plan child poverty hearing in Oak Hill - The Herald ...

Lawmakers plan child poverty hearing in Oak Hill - The Herald ...: A legislative committee studying child poverty will conduct its first road hearings in southern West Virginia.

Developer in New York state proposes seniorcitizen apartments in ...

Developer in New York state proposes seniorcitizen apartments in ...: Clover Construction Management Inc. would divide the building into about 125 units. About 75 percent of the units would contain two bedrooms and 25 percent ...

Chavez Tattoos, Memorabilia In High Demand In Venezuela Since Death

Chavez Tattoos, Memorabilia In High Demand In Venezuela Since Death: CARACAS, Venezuela -- Business has never been better for Eudis Carrillo. Sure, he's heartbroken over the death of his hero Hugo Chavez, but there's precious little time for sentiment: Hats and T-shirts of the late Venezuelan president are flying off ...

New York: Gay club dancer and teacher fired for using email ...


New York: Gay club dancer and teacher fired for using email ...

A teacher who sent out sexually explicit emails of himself wearing only boxer shorts has been fired.

Public support for democracy endures in Venezuela | Research ...

Public support for democracy endures in Venezuela | Research ...: Public support for democracy endures in Venezuela. The collapse of the party system and high levels of crime and corruption in Venezuela have not dimmed public support for democracy in that country, according to a survey by the Latin ...

'Fascist', 'lies': Venezuela election campaign begins with personal attacks


'Fascist', 'lies': Venezuela election campaign begins with personal attacks

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Presidential candidates Nicolas Maduro and Henrique Capriles have begun Venezuela's election race with scathing personal attacks even as mourners still file past Hugo Chavez's ...

Mental Illness Is Not the Root of Violence, Sandy Hook Shooting

Mental Illness Is Not the Root of Violence, Sandy Hook Shooting: The recent tragedy at Sandy Hook has served to rocket the issue of mental health into the forefront of public consciousness. While debates rage over the causes of this event, many have asserted that it was “mental illness” that spurred such violence.

Obama's Policies Have Hurt African Americans, Says Neurosurgeon ...

Obama's Policies Have Hurt African Americans, Says Neurosurgeon ...: If President Obama wants to be a hero in the African-American community, he should do something to alleviate the "abominable" black unemployment rate in ...

Cuba's Future Transition to Democracy Can Be a Success

Cuba's Future Transition to Democracy Can Be a Success: It is too early to say how Hugo Chavez' passing will effect developments elsewhere in the region. One wonders first and foremost about the consequences on and in Cuba. It is a reminder to the Castro brothers that power is ephemeral. Cuba is ready for ...

Billionaires should beware of Puerto Rico

Billionaires should beware of Puerto Rico:
puerto-rico-620xa FORTUNE -- John Paulson and other plutocrats should think twice before moving to Puerto Rico in search of a tax break. While the Caribbean Island's recent push to lure wealthy individuals from the U.S. mainland seems like a great deal ...


Fortune (blog)

How Twitter, social media impacts Mexico's drug war | Más Wired

How Twitter, social media impacts Mexico's drug war | Más Wired: After Mexican President Felipe Calderón declared war on the drug cartels in 2006, and then in 2010 when the Zetas and Gulf Cartel stopped working together , ...

Brazil says subsalt oil finds could triple total reserves

Brazil says subsalt oil finds could triple total reserves: RIO DE JANEIRO, March 12 (Reuters) - Brazil's giant subsalt oil and gas region could yield 35 billion barrels of recoverable oil equivalent, more than double Brazil's existing reserves, an energy ministry representative said on Tuesday. Analysts have ...

Nine killed in Brazil prison riot

Nine killed in Brazil prison riot:
A riot at a detention center in northeastern Brazil has left at least nine people dead and several others injured. According to the daily O Estado de Sao Paulo, the deadly riot took place at the Temporary Prison in the metropolitan area of the Ceara ...


Press TV

Haiti: Deplorable Conditions for Cholera Patients

Haiti: Deplorable Conditions for Cholera Patients:
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI, MARCH 12, 2013—A lack of funds and supplies has crippled cholera treatment programs in Haiti, leading to unnecessary deaths and increasing the risk of greater outbreaks during the upcoming rainy season, the international ...


Doctors Without Borders