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viernes, 12 de julio de 2013

VA medical campus honored for LGBT care

VA medical campus honored for LGBT care
Of those, 464 facilities earned the designation of "leader in LGBT health care equality," a 199 percent increase from 2012. "We are honored and proud to be awarded Equity leader status," said Steve Yung, director of the VA complex. "This recognition ...

Report: LGBT Youth Experience High Rates Of Cyberbullying

Report: LGBT Youth Experience High Rates Of Cyberbullying
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth face about three times more bullying and harassment online compared to their non-LGBT peers, a report released Wednesday by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) shows.

No Unity, No Peace in Chicago's African American Community

No Unity, No Peace in Chicago's African American Community
Everybody's searching for answers as it relates to the high level of homicides and shootings in Chicago's African American community. Over the Fourth of July weekend, 12 people were killed and 74 people shot or injured. The majority of victims were ...

The ugly racist side of namma Bangalore

The ugly racist side of namma Bangalore
The word negro translates as black, the colour. 'Negro' was considered polite terminology at a time when 'black' was more offensive. However, during the American Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, some black American leaders in the US ...

20 years of African-American art at Williams College Museum of Art

20 years of African-American art at Williams College Museum of Art
WILLIAMSTOWN -- A new exhibition at the Williams College Museum of Art offers a 20-year slice of African American art from a close-knit Los Angeles community. The exhibit examines the way black artists responded to issues like civil rights and how ...

Study: African American Blood Cancer Patients Fare Worse

Study: African American Blood Cancer Patients Fare Worse
According to Reuters Health (RH), a recent study found that despite receiving similar cancer treatment as other patients, African Americans with a common form of leukemia didn't live as long. The study also found that African Americans tend to have ...

Bridging a racial divide

Bridging a racial divide
They included Alpha Thomas, a longtime African-American lesbian activist who attended the rally to support her black gay brothers. “We will not be silent or invisible while AIDS continues to ravage and devastate our community,” Thomas told the crowd ...

Latino immigrants are neither Democrats nor Republicans, analysis says

Latino immigrants are neither Democrats nor Republicans, analysis says
Rep. Steve King may have recently claimed that two-thirds of new citizens would vote Democrat, but a new analysis says this is not the case. The analysis by Latino Decisions showed that three-quarters of eligible Latino citizens do not side with either ...

Latino stereotypes belie immigrants' contributions to Oregon economy: Guest ...

Latino stereotypes belie immigrants' contributions to Oregon economy: Guest ...
After reading the recent Oregonian series "Under the curse of cartels", we want to assure Oregonians that the Latino community is paying attention to everyone's need to live in a safe and secure community. Latino advocacy groups are and will continue ...

No one word: Latino identity in Minnesota | Minnesota Public Radio ...

No one word: Latino identity in Minnesota | Minnesota Public Radio ...
The demographics of Minnesota are changing and the growing Latino community is an important part of that change. We collected the stories of more than 125 Latinos in Minnesota and asked them to choose five words or phrases that ...

Latino group threatens to sue Whittier over at-large elections

Latino group threatens to sue Whittier over at-large elections
WHITTIER — The Whittier Latino Coalition has given the city a July 17 deadline to change the way the city conducts its municipal election and is threatening a lawsuit if their demands are not satisfied. Members of the coalition attended the June 25 ...

Utah Democrats oust Latino director amid charges of unfairness

Utah Democrats oust Latino director amid charges of unfairness
The Utah Democratic Party on Thursday forced out its first-ever Latino outreach director — who says the party is mistreating her and is not following its own declared vision of diversity and inclusiveness. "It was a completely blind-side, forced ...

Recognizing Latino Cultural Heritage: Here's Who We Are

Recognizing Latino Cultural Heritage: Here's Who We Are
According to press reports, when White House Chief Domestic Policy Advisor Cecilia Muñoz first got to Washington, D.C., 25 years ago, her job was “Latinos 101 – 'here's who we are, etc.'” Today, I hope she counts among her many accomplishments her role ...

Latinos Are Essential To Tomorrow's Prosperity

Latinos Are Essential To Tomorrow's Prosperity
In the last couple of years we've seen the Latino market of buyers and sellers grow at an incredible rate. By 2050, Latinos will account for 30 percent of the nation's population. And the fact is that if companies want to succeed in the economy of the ...

Undocumented Latino youths to use social media to follow WYD events

Undocumented Latino youths to use social media to follow WYD events
According to a report by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate, based at Georgetown University, Latinos in the United States like Maldonado make up 54 percent of Catholics of the millennial generation. But it's unknown how many of them lack ...

Trade between Fuzhou and Latin America goes up

Trade between Fuzhou and Latin America goes up
Among all the Latin American countries, Brazil is Fujian's biggest trade partner. From January to May, trade between Fuzhou and Brazil totaled $430 million, up 65.8 percent from 2012, taking up 53.2 percent of the total. Exports of electromechanical ...

Latin American complaints over US spying ignore their own wiretap programs

Latin American complaints over US spying ignore their own wiretap programs
At least four Latin countries have requested, and received, U.S. help in setting up eavesdropping programs of their own, ostensibly designed to fight organized crime. But the programs are easily diverted to political ends, and with weak rule of law in ...

Latin American countries demand answers, apology for alleged U.S. spying

Latin American countries demand answers, apology for alleged U.S. spying
Several Latin American countries have joined numerous other governments demanding explanations from the US regarding its spying programs following reports that the US used the programs to spy even on regional allies. The most recent statements came ...

No poverty in 2030?

No poverty in 2030?
From 2002 to 2009, Trotsenburg served as the Country Director in various Latin American countries, including Mexico, Argentina and Colombia. On his first visit to Manila this July, Trotsenburg will meet with various leaders on how the World Bank can ...

Latin America Seeks to Address New Social Demands Beyond Poverty Reduction

Latin America Seeks to Address New Social Demands Beyond Poverty Reduction
More than 20 social development ministers from Latin America gathered at the United Nations headquarters today to discuss how to move beyond poverty reduction to further reduce inequality and address demands from the region's rising middle class, such ...

Zimmerman Verdict Pending, Cops Get Ready

Zimmerman Verdict Pending, Cops Get Ready
As George Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial draws to close, law enforcement agencies are preparing to quell any potential violence that the verdict in the high-profile case could spark. Locally and statewide, law enforcement agencies are ready to ...

Latin America's Best-Performing Currency Fuels Costa Rica Debate

Latin America's Best-Performing Currency Fuels Costa Rica Debate
Costa Rica's government and central bank are divided over measures to rein in Latin America's best-performing currency this year as growth slows in the $41 billion economy. President Laura Chinchilla last night called on the central bank to reconsider ...

Latin Alternative Music Conference showcases diversity of Latin music

Latin Alternative Music Conference showcases diversity of Latin music
In celebration of their 14th year –from July 9 through July 13– the Latin Alternative Music Conference is filling New York with an eclectic mesh of sounds from the United States, Latin America and Spain. As a festival, the LAMC offers an array of .

Latin American complaints over U.S. spying ignore their own wiretap programs

Latin American complaints over U.S. spying ignore their own wiretap programs
At least four Latin countries have requested, and received, U.S. help in setting up eavesdropping programs of their own, ostensibly designed to fight organized crime. But the programs are easily diverted to political ends, and with weak rule of law in ...

Win a ticket to The Next Web Conference Latin America 2013!

Win a ticket to The Next Web Conference Latin America 2013!
In less than 50 days, the entire Latin American technology industry will gather in São Paulo for TNW Conference Latin America and we're already looking forward to putting on a spectacular show!