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martes, 9 de abril de 2013

21 Statistics Showing The Explosive Growth of Poverty In America

21 Statistics Showing The Explosive Growth of Poverty In America:
10 - One university study estimates that child poverty costs the U.S. economy 500 billion dollars each year. 11 - At this point, approximately one out of every three children in the U.S. lives in a home without a father. 12 - Families that have a head ...


ETF Daily News

Up to 500 Ohio inmates restricted after fights

Up to 500 Ohio inmates restricted after fights: Spokesman Steve Owen with Corrections Corporation of America in Nashville, Tenn., said one inmate injured in a fight required hospital treatment and was returned to the prison. Owen said the fights were unrelated and each involved a handful of inmates.

Bacteria suspected in deaths of 6 babies in Brazil

Bacteria suspected in deaths of 6 babies in Brazil: Brasilia, Apr 9 (EFE).- Health authorities in the Brazilian capital reported Tuesday the death of a baby in hospital, apparently from a bacteria suspected of causing the deaths of another five newborns in the past 12 days. The deaths have taken place ...




Calif. tax bill seeks to punish Scouts for gay ban

Calif. tax bill seeks to punish Scouts for gay ban: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California lawmakers are considering making the Boy Scouts of America and other youth groups that do not accept gay, transgender or atheist members and leaders ineligible for some state tax exemptions. Some cities have ...




California bill would eliminate tax breaks to punish Boy Scouts for excluding gays


California bill would eliminate tax breaks to punish Boy Scouts for excluding gays

SAN FRANCISCO — California lawmakers are considering making the Boy Scouts of America and other youth groups that do not accept gay, transgender or atheist members and leaders ineligible for some state tax exemptions. Some cities have withdrawn ...

Psychiatric expert testifies that Schaffhausen had mental disease

Psychiatric expert testifies that Schaffhausen had mental disease: He told jurors that Schaffhausen had a mental disease at time of killing and was suffering from major depression. As a result, Meloy says, Schaffhausen lacked substantial capacity to conform his conduct to the standards of law. "He currently meets ...

Beyoncé Cuba trip was 'fully approved by US government'


Beyoncé Cuba trip was 'fully approved by US government'

Three Republican members of Congress, all Cuban-Americans from Miami who support strong measures against Cuba, had asked the Treasury for information on what type of licence the musicians' obtained. They also suggested the couple's presence would ...

Gay marriage a civil right, not destructive


Gay marriage a civil right, not destructive

Gay people in our country are not treated as equal as their straight counterparts. In order for them to have the exact same rights as everyone else in this country and to be able to realize the same American dream everyone else has access to, they must ...

ULM, African American Museum present events this week

ULM, African American Museum present events this week: The University of Louisiana at Monroe College of Education and Human Development Culture Connection and the Northeast Louisiana Delta African American Heritage Museum have partnered to present several events this week. These events will celebrate ...




The New Central America Second Home Buyers


The New Central America Second Home Buyers

But a new group of buyers is becoming more active, says Claudia Gonella of Reveal Real Estate, a Central America property firm which recently expanded into Nicaragua. "There seem to be more buyers looking to purchase for capital gain and rental income ...

Orange juice falls ahead of USDA report

Orange juice falls ahead of USDA report:
The reports took all of the supportive influences of the rust losses from Central America and northern South America out of the market. Ideas are that supplies are good for now and can only increase down the road. The new Brazilian harvest is just a ...


Futures Magazine

Anna Harris '14 Explores Culture in Central America

Anna Harris '14 Explores Culture in Central America:
She was very helpful and so passionate about what we're doing down here in Central America. She was a wonderful addition to our company brainstorms and continues to be a part of our development online. It was such a pleasure getting to know her, we ...


Lafayette College Campus News

Coffee hopes nudge higher despite rust destruction

Coffee hopes nudge higher despite rust destruction: The losses in Central America, are being "compensated by increased production in other countries, particularly Brazil, Indonesia and Ethiopia", it said. The group also flagged the strong start to 2012-13 in Colombia, where output, as of the first five ...

A Wealthy Mexican And Latin Americans On The Leaked List of Individuals With ...


A Wealthy Mexican And Latin Americans On The Leaked List of Individuals With ...

The last Latin American on the list is Venezuela Army General Jose Eliecer Pinto Gutierrez, top commander in Amazonas state, overseeing security on the Venezuela-Colombia border. Pinto Gutierrez, who could not be reached for comment, is shareholder, ...

Latin America in the world today

Latin America in the world today:
The Hispanic world is in the news lately, and the news is mostly good. Latinos in the United States are a growing political force, and developments in Latin America are at the forefront of world affairs. To start with, Latinos, the largest minority in ...


OUPblog (blog)

Peru's Humala Calls For New Models Of Rapprochement Between Asia And Lat ...

Peru's Humala Calls For New Models Of Rapprochement Between Asia And Lat ...: SANYA, CHINA -  Peruvian President Ollanta Humala has raised the need to create new models and schemes of rapprochement between Asia and Latin America, in order to agree on ways to ensure inclusive and ...

Devotees of American fast food

Devotees of American fast food: Yum recently hired a general manager to open a Sao Paulo office and accelerate growth beyond its 100 restaurants in the most-populous South American nation, where the company's KFC chain sells black beans, double-decker chicken sandwiches and ...

Investing in Latin America's Water and Sanitation Solutions

Investing in Latin America's Water and Sanitation Solutions: In recent years, it's become more common to hear people rattle off the stats that underpin the problem of water—awareness is on the rise. But that doesn't change the fact that an estimated 2.5 billion people—37 percent of the world's population—face ...




Brazil shows signs of recovery

Brazil shows signs of recovery:
Brasilia - Brazil's trade balance has worsened considerably this year, but a sudden jump in the import of capital goods points to a coming recovery in industrial production as businesses invest in new machinery to drive Latin America's largest economy.


Independent Online

Will Venezuela's revolution be televised?

Will Venezuela's revolution be televised?:
"The most important thing to recognise is that Venezuela has [since the socialist party was first elected 14 years ago] really made a shift in addressing inequality and the people who were at the top - including media owners - are relatively much worse ...


Aljazeera.com

Radical Socialists Attack Student Protesters in Venezuela

Radical Socialists Attack Student Protesters in Venezuela:
A group of 40 students that is currently on hunger strike to demand fair elections in Venezuela was attacked on Monday night by alleged supporters of Venezuelan interim president, Nicolas Maduro. The student group, called Operacion Soberania ...


ABC News

Venezuela and Brazil strengthen their cooperation

Venezuela and Brazil strengthen their cooperation: Venezuela's presidential candidate of PSUV, Nicolás Maduro, has convinced the masses that he is the right man for the post. He also receives support from other progressive American countries, for example from Brazil, where the former President, Luiz ...




Journalists on front line of Mexico drug war: 'fear is terrible and well founded'

Journalists on front line of Mexico drug war: 'fear is terrible and well founded':
Gun battles lasting for hours, seven decapitated bodies theatrically seated on a row of garden chairs, a video communique promising peace and tranquility read out against a backdrop of 70 armed, uniformed and masked men – Mexico's drug wars go on.


The Guardian

Brazil's Embraer sells six planes to help Guatemala's drug war

Brazil's Embraer sells six planes to help Guatemala's drug war: Like neighboring Mexico, Guatemala has suffered the violence of drug cartels that ship cocaine to the United States, giving the country one of the world's highest murder rates. Guatemalan President Otto Perez, a former military officer, has been an ...

Mexico unveils memorial honoring 70000 drug war victims

Mexico unveils memorial honoring 70000 drug war victims:
A new monument was unveiled in Mexico on Friday to memorialize the tens of thousands of Mexicans and visitors killed by members of the nation's drug cartels since the start of the drug war in 2006 by then-President Felipe Calderon, according to U.S ...


Examiner.com