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viernes, 14 de junio de 2013

Republica Empanada Will Bring Latin Comfort Food and South American ...

Republica Empanada Will Bring Latin Comfort Food and South American ...

Meraz says the menu at Republica Empanda was inspired by his travels through Central and South America. He'll be floating between the front and the back of the house and his mother will serve as the restaurant's executive chef. Together the two came up ...

Chilean mine employees earn highest wages in South America

Chilean mine employees earn highest wages in South America

BNamericas reported that Chileans working in the mining industry earn the highest salaries in South America and the sixth highest in the world. According to a survey by global recruitment firm Hays, which looked at 37 countries worldwide and had over ...

Crime doubts persist in Brazil ahead of events

Crime doubts persist in Brazil ahead of events

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Not even a day after his arrival in Rio de Janeiro and just hours after attending the Brazil-England soccer friendly at the city's legendary Maracana stadium, a sports columnist for the Daily Mail newspaper was held up at ...

Chinese Expert: Latin America Can Become Major Player in Bamboo Industry

Chinese Expert: Latin America Can Become Major Player in Bamboo Industry:
QUITO – Latin America can become a significant player in the bamboo industry, though not without major support from regional governments and a bigger effort to raise awareness about the potential economic benefits, Chinese expert Li Zhiyong told Efe.


Latin American Herald Tribune

In Latin America, Two Ways To Get Rich Quick, Says Juan Pablo Meneses ...

In Latin America, Two Ways To Get Rich Quick, Says Juan Pablo Meneses ...: read more. A new book published by Chilean journalist Juan Pablo Meneses entitled "Niños futbolistas" ("Soccer Kids") has begun to make waves for its tough-minded look at a European soccer industry which places at the feet of Latin America's most ...

Nicaraguan assembly OKs $40 billion Chinese canal to rival Panama's

Nicaraguan assembly OKs $40 billion Chinese canal to rival Panama's: MANAGUA (Reuters) - Nicaraguan lawmakers granted a 50-year concession to a Chinese company on Thursday for it to design, build and manage a shipping channel across the Central American nation that would compete with the Panama Canal. The $40 ...

New report identifies 'regret-free' approaches for adapting agriculture to ...

New report identifies 'regret-free' approaches for adapting agriculture to ...

BONN, GERMANY -Whether it's swapping coffee for cocoa in Central America or bracing for drought in Sri Lanka with a return to ancient water storage systems, findings from a new report from the CGIAR Research Program on Climate ...
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SEI launches Latin American program

SEI launches Latin American program: Solar Energy International will launch its first Academia de Profesionales Solares de las Americas this month with a series of online courses and in-person workshops for 50 solar professionals in Central America and Mexico. The program was organized ...

Chile Collahuasi mine workers clinch early labor deal

Chile Collahuasi mine workers clinch early labor deal: SANTIAGO, June 14 (Reuters) - Workers at Chile's Collahuasi have voted to approve a new, early contract proposal, the union told Reuters on Friday, calming fears of labor unrest at the world's third-largest copper deposit. Nearly 90 percent of the 1 ...

Southern Baptists push for more African-American missionaries

Southern Baptists push for more African-American missionaries: He completed his first one-year term as the first African-American president of the Southern Baptist Convention. He presided over his first SBC annual meeting, where messengers elected him to a second term as their president. sbc lewis lusaka400 ...

300000 more children growing up in absolute poverty

300000 more children growing up in absolute poverty

'Today's figures highlight how little progress is being made in tackling child poverty. More than one in four children are now growing up in households below the poverty line. 'While incomes have fallen for middle earners too, this huge decline in ...

Protests rock Brasilia before Confed Cup

Protests rock Brasilia before Confed Cup

In their written grievances, ANCOP pointed to the half-billion dollars reportedly spent on Brasilia's Garrincha Stadium as well as the dislocation of residents to make way for what it termed “megaprojects.” FIFA has already made it clear that Brazil ...

In Gay America, Optimism Abounds As Stigma Persists, Pew Says

In Gay America, Optimism Abounds As Stigma Persists, Pew Says: A new survey of more than 1,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender adults finds that more than 90 percent feel more accepted in society than they did 10 years ago. Here, a woman displays her pro-gay T-shirt at the L.A. Pride Parade in West ...

Human Rights Groups Release Preliminary Death Penalty Findings

Human Rights Groups Release Preliminary Death Penalty Findings: Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH) released summary findings about the United States' use of the death penalty, based on missions to California and Louisiana. CCR's Executive ...

Lesbian Family Building Seminar at the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center

Lesbian Family Building Seminar at the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center: "As the only inclusive national fertility association, we're honored to host this event in collaboration with California Cryobank," said Ken Mosesian, Executive Director of The AFA. He continued, "We've assembled a fantastic team of presenters who can ...

Service dogs become 'Healing Companions' for those with mental illness

Service dogs become 'Healing Companions' for those with mental illness: Jane Miller, a Jewish licensed psychotherapist and clinical social worker based in Oberlin, combined her passions of psychotherapy and being a dog trainer to help those diagnosed with a mental disorder. In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act was ...

A new (old) way to treat mental illness

A new (old) way to treat mental illness: (CNN) -- During a chance meeting five years ago at Boston's airport, Cheryl Gagne mentioned to a former psychiatrist of hers that she was bound for an Australian conference to deliver a keynote speech on mental illness recovery. Confounded, the ...

Architects follow trail of Native American leaders

Architects follow trail of Native American leaders: Floating down the Wabash River, Mark Ressl couldn't help but think about Native Americans who had done the same nearly 200 years ago. Ressl and Karl Schulz, who study architecture at Cooper Union in Manhattan, spent the past 15 days retracing the ...


Fresh Violence Mars Chile Student Protests

Fresh Violence Mars Chile Student Protests: SANTIAGO — Twenty students were injured yesterday after police stormed the central building of Universidad the Chile, according to Rector Víctor Pérez. Police were allegedly reacting to the throwing of Molotov cocktails in a series of events that ...

Study Finds Less Access To Supermarkets In Latin And Low-Income ...

Study Finds Less Access To Supermarkets In Latin And Low-Income ...: Dr. Amelie Rivera is the director for health promotion research at the UT Health Science Center and said Latin and low income neighborhoods have about one ...

Puerto Rico Lawmakers Vote To Issue Driver's Licenses To Undocumented ...

Puerto Rico Lawmakers Vote To Issue Driver's Licenses To Undocumented ...: San Juan, Puerto Rico – The Puerto Rico House of Representatives has approved granting driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants and the island's Senate is expected to follow suit. The president of the Integracion Dominicana organization, Rolando ...

Brazil Consumers Take A Break

Brazil Consumers Take A Break: Brazil consumers are either tapped out or taking a breather from debt as retail sales in April rose a meager 0.5% from March sales, according to government data released Thursday. Consensus estimates were for retail sales growth to be around 1% month ...

Brazil: Sao Paulo transport fare protest turns violent

Brazil: Sao Paulo transport fare protest turns violent:
Protests against bus and underground fare rises in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo have turned violent. Police fired rubber-coated bullets and tear gas, and detained more than 200 people. Police say they seized petrol bombs, knives and drugs. Violence ...


BBC News

Child poverty decrease played down

Child poverty decrease played down: THE Scottish Government has played down figures showing lower levels of child poverty in Scotland than the rest of the UK. THE Scottish Government has played down figures showing lower levels of child poverty in Scotland than the rest of the UK. Custom ...

Our Opinion: Elder abuse

Our Opinion: Elder abuse: In total, 4,900 cases were reported in counties making up Florida's Panhandle. Mistreatment of seniors is not limited to physical abuse; it extends to financial scams and other forms of exploitation, as well as self-inflicted actions. “Each year ...