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miércoles, 20 de marzo de 2013

Venezuela may have to curtail cheap oil for Cuba: US

Venezuela may have to curtail cheap oil for Cuba: US: Venezuela will be hard-pressed to keep providing cheap oil and loans to Cuba and other allies given the "faltering" state of its economy, a senior US commander said Wednesday. Cuba and other nations with ties to Caracas "realize that they cannot ...

Cubans on the move as new real estate market grows


Cubans on the move as new real estate market grows

In November, 2011, the government decreed that Cubans could buy and sell homes for the first time since the early days of the revolution, paving the way for a real estate market that has become an exercise in bare-knuckled capitalism. Previously ...

African American Women (Black Americans) and the Prison Industrial Complex

African American Women (Black Americans) and the Prison Industrial Complex: Even with new developments in restoring felons right to vote, African American women (and men) remain one of the largest disenfranchised race/ethnic groups in America. Inside the Prison Industrial Complex (PIC) there is a whole section/system reserved ...




Alejo Celebrates Native American Influence in California

Alejo Celebrates Native American Influence in California: Assemblymember Luis Alejo (whose 30th District includes Watsonville) has introduced ACR 35, which pays homage to California Native Americans. This measure seeks to build upon a similar resolution that Alejo introduced during the 2011-12 Legislative ...

Haiti must break political impasse to achieve progress, UN envoy tells ...

Haiti must break political impasse to achieve progress, UN envoy tells ...:
20 March 2013 – Breaking the political impasse that has plagued Haiti for some 16 months is crucial to achieve progress and consolidate democracy in the country, a United Nations envoy told the Security Council today. Legislative and elections were due ...


UN News Centre

Haiti - News : Some news here and there...

Haiti - News : Some news here and there...:
Tuesday, Stéphanie Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism, met Mrs. Evelyne Craan around the project of Development of the place of Artists in the Champ-de-Mars and construction of kiosks for the benefit of artisans who sell their products in the public ...


Haitilibre.com

Time for the Americas

Time for the Americas: All roads lead to Rome, they always said, but since the advent of Francis, the first Latin American Pope in history, they could all be running in reverse direction to lead to the New World. Vaticanists are already prophesying that after two ...

BA province teachers' conflict: Baradel insists negotiations 'not closed'


BA province teachers' conflict: Baradel insists negotiations 'not closed'

Head of SUTEBA Rodolfo Baradel ratified teachers' action plan against BA province government and questioned Daniel Scioli's decision to “unilaterally” close out salary negotiations. In a press conference, the Secretary General of the Buenos Aires ...

Venezuela book fair offers more Chavez than books


Venezuela book fair offers more Chavez than books

CARACAS, Venezuela — Near the entrance to Venezuela's national book fair, an image of the late Hugo Chavez holding a can of paint in one hand and a brush in the other greets visitors. Beside him reads a bright-red message that has also been scrawled ...

Discrimination ruling upheld in Native American teen's jail death


Discrimination ruling upheld in Native American teen's jail death

GREAT FALLS — A state hearings officer has upheld a ruling that Blaine and Hill counties showed discriminatory indifference toward an 18-year-old inmate in the Hill County Detention Center who died in 2009 of acute alcohol withdrawal. The order by ...

Henderson Students Learn About Native American Heritage

Henderson Students Learn About Native American Heritage: The Native American heritage comes to Henderson. Today, 5th grade students at Holy Name School enjoy a special presentation from Charles Robinson, a member of the Choctaw nation. They are the country's third largest tribe with around 200,000 people.

Goat Farming, a Growing Alternative in Cuba's Reform Process

Goat Farming, a Growing Alternative in Cuba's Reform Process: CIENFUEGOS, Cuba, Mar 20 2013 (IPS) - Goat farming is becoming popular among farmers given land to use as part of the economic reforms implemented in Cuba since 2008. The increase in goat rearing, in provinces like Cienfuegos on the southern coast, ...

Applications being accepted for African-American scholarships

Applications being accepted for African-American scholarships: The scholarships are part of the African American Monumental Life Settlement, a national legal settlement with the Monumental Life Insurance Company. An investigation found the company charged African Americans higher premiums because of their race.

Central America: Agritrade draws largest crowds yet

Central America: Agritrade draws largest crowds yet: The 16th edition of Agritrade, the largest agricultural trade conference in Central America, wrapped up over the weekend to participation figures that were the ...

Central Americans Accounted for Largest Growth Among Latin American ...


Central Americans Accounted for Largest Growth Among Latin American ...

The report said that in 2011, for example, 82 percent of Central American immigrants obtained U.S. residency through relatives living here, 4 percent got it by qualifying as refugees or political asylees, 3 percent through employment, and the rest ...

Latin American Integration, Post-Chávez

Latin American Integration, Post-Chávez: ROME, Mar 19 (IPS) - What is Hugo Chávez's legacy to Latin America? The best way to evaluate a head of state is to examine what is left behind after his or her death. In the case of Chávez, his image is obscured by a series of ideological and cultural ...




Latin America - Digital Media and Pay TV Market

Latin America - Digital Media and Pay TV Market: In Latin America, convergence has become a popular solution not only for companies, as a way to attract more customers, but also for regulators, as a way to promote competition. In most countries, the incumbents continue to dominate the fixed-line ...

Latin America taps private sector for infrastructure needs | Reuters

Latin America taps private sector for infrastructure needs | Reuters: PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Latin America is increasingly looking to the private sector to help fund a $200 billion a year infrastructure investment gap that is ...

Engineering sustainable water solutions in Latin America

Engineering sustainable water solutions in Latin America:
Riggio, a watchmaker by trade, has been leading youth expeditions to Central and South America since 2001, when his daughter participated in a program of Builders Beyond Borders (B3), a nonprofit based in Connecticut, USA. Construction projects have ...


Rotary International

After Catholicism Reached South America, It Took 520 Years for a ...


After Catholicism Reached South America, It Took 520 Years for a ...

Today's election of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio to the papacy is notable for two big reasons: he's the first non-European, and the first ordained member of the ...

Accelerance Certifies Two South American Firms For Global Partner Network

Accelerance Certifies Two South American Firms For Global Partner Network: Companies that want to get the advantages of offshoring software development without dealing with the potential drawbacks can now tap into nearshoring opportunities in South America. Accelerance – the global software outsourcing authority – recently ...




Brazil continues to dominate South American health & wellness market

Brazil continues to dominate South American health & wellness market:
The market remains incredibly appealing to many companies, and EAS will host a workshop at the upcoming Vitafoods South America to educate attendees on regional and global health claim and regulatory frameworks that will impact new product launches ...


NutraIngredients-usa.com

Salamanders are evidence of older land connection between Central and South ...

Salamanders are evidence of older land connection between Central and South ...: However, a new study of salamanders in South America by Dr Kathryn Elmer of the University of Glasgow, has found evidence that challenges these assumptions and supports a controversial claim by Smithsonian scientist Carlos Jaramillo that most of the ...

Paraguay: Home Of South America's Abundant Renewable Energy

Paraguay: Home Of South America's Abundant Renewable Energy: On March 15, at a major event of the Paraguayan Chamber of Advertisers, the President of Paraguay, Dr. Federico Franco Gomez stated that “Chaco Paraguay today has more than 210,000 sq. km, with only 2% of the nation's population, it must become a ...

Phillips 66 Signs 3 Pacts to Raise Supplies of North American Crude Oil

Phillips 66 Signs 3 Pacts to Raise Supplies of North American Crude Oil: "We are aggressively pursuing increased access to advantaged crudes in North America by partnering with leading third-party transportation providers and better leveraging our own system capabilities," Chief Executive Greg Garland said. "Increasing our ...