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miércoles, 24 de julio de 2013

Latin American crude steel, finished steel output mostly stable through first ...

Latin American crude steel, finished steel output mostly stable through first ...
Finished steel production in Latin America of 28 million mt through the first half of 2013 was in line with the same period a year ago, regional steel association Alacero said Tuesday. Crude steel output fell 1% to 32.9 million mt, the group said ...

Easy Taxi, Rocket Internet's Latin American Hailo, Comes To Africa With ...

Easy Taxi, Rocket Internet's Latin American Hailo, Comes To Africa With ...
“We want to bring this success to other attractive markets and we see high potential in many Asian and African countries,” said Dennis Wang, head of international expansion of Easy Taxi, in a statement. Sacha Poignonnec, co-CEO of AIH, tells me that ...

Chile hosts human trafficking conference a week after convictions

Chile hosts human trafficking conference a week after convictions
“In Latin America and the Caribbean there are countries of source, transit and destination of trafficked persons. And although the political will is there, the adoption of a comprehensive and collective approach to address this problem remains a ...

11-year-old's pregnancy sets off Chile abortion debate

11-year-old's pregnancy sets off Chile abortion debate
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - The case of a pregnant 11-year old girl who was raped in Chile by her mother's partner has set off a national debate about abortion in one of the most socially-conservative countries in Latin America. State TV reported that the ...

Do U.S. Economic Policies Fuel Latin American Immigration?

Do U.S. Economic Policies Fuel Latin American Immigration?
But Appleby said the U.S. must also take responsibility for the impact of its own trade agreements and policies that could be driving some of the migration from Latin America countries. “A lot of times, we just look at our own economic self-interest ...

Saunders: Obama's words about race don't mean action

Saunders: Obama's words about race don't mean action
As the president spoke on the African-American community's acute awareness of racial disparities in “everything from the death penalty to enforcement of our drug laws,” he ignored his own failure to redress a racial inequity by freeing Clarence Aaron.

How to talk about race issues

How to talk about race issues
Inadvertent sexism is something you're allowed to work on. Racism should be the same. The way you're talking about that "nice African-American gentleman"? Yeah, that's a little bit racist. Don't get defensive. Just understand why and try to do better ...

Study Finds Link between Eating Disorders and Suicidal Thoughts

Study Finds Link between Eating Disorders and Suicidal Thoughts
African American girls who developed eating disorders are at a higher risk of being suicidal, according to a new study. Women, more than men, are prone to develop eating disorders. Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder are the ...

People Don't Just Follow the Money

People Don't Just Follow the Money
Spencer Crew, the Robinson professor of American, African American and public history at George Mason University, is the author of, among other books, "Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration 1915-1940" and "Black Life in Secondary Cities." July 23 ...

African American Pride Festival at Cadwalader Park

African American Pride Festival at Cadwalader Park
The 2013 Trenton African American Pride Festival will boast a full schedule of cultural entertainment, including music by gospel house giant Kenny Bobien who will perform hits like “You Are My Friend” and “Grateful.” The festival will be held from noon ...

Steven Ivory: African American Boys to Men

Steven Ivory: African American Boys to Men

Obama had suggested America give a little more love to the young black American male. It's a wonderful notion, albeit lofty, considering that a segment of America continues to make abundantly clear its disdain for the country's first black president—a ...

Black racism in America won't end until blacks decide to end it

Black racism in America won't end until blacks decide to end it
Yesterday, Bill O'Reilly delivered a scathing criticism of the leftist narrative and their leadership, which is grounded upon the lie that the right is perpetuating a racist agenda against blacks in America. The commentary is sure to raise some ...

Blacks Who Stand Their Ground Often Imprisoned

Blacks Who Stand Their Ground Often Imprisoned
Conversely, Stand Your Ground laws are less accommodating of Black defendants. Such was the case of successful African-American businessman John McNeil who was found guilty of aggravated assault and felony murder in Georgia in 2006 in connection ...

Zimmerman verdict poll: Stark reaction by race

Zimmerman verdict poll: Stark reaction by race
The not-guilty verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman has produced dramatically different reactions among blacks and whites, with African Americans overwhelmingly disapproving of the jury's decision and a bare majority of whites saying they approve ...

SB Schools create new position to help African American students

SB Schools create new position to help African American students
The new position is director for African American Student/Parent Services. A job the school board approved Monday, with a budget of no more than $200,000 for staff and supplies. The one vote against the new position came from Councilman Bill Sniadecki ...

Different factors influence delay in breast cancer treatment for African ...

Different factors influence delay in breast cancer treatment for African ...
The delay between diagnosis and first course of treatment for breast cancer is influenced by different factors for African-American and white women. Using data from the Caroline Breast Cancer Study (CBCS) Phase III, scientists found that, among white ...

Are African-American Men 'Invisible?'

Are African-American Men 'Invisible?'
We need to spend some time in thinking about how do we bolster and reinforce our African-American boys. And this is something Michelle and I talk a lot about. There are a lot of kids out there who need help who are getting a ...

Michelle Obama highlights kids, gun violence

Michelle Obama highlights kids, gun violence
Immigration is one of President Barack Obama's top second-term priorities, as it is for the Latino advocacy group. Mrs. Obama urged the group's members to stay encouraged and continue to press the House to follow the lead of the Senate and pass an ...

First lady visits NO, addresses obesity in Latino community

First lady visits NO, addresses obesity in Latino community
She was the keynote speaker for conference here in New Orleans. It was the first time NCLR is holding its annual conference in the Crescent City. The meeting focused on discussing important issues in the Latino community. It brought thousands of people ...

More Latinos Consuming News In English: Pew Study

More Latinos Consuming News In English: Pew Study
... are promising for news organizations that have bolstered its English-language content aimed at Latino audiences. Earlier this year, ABC News teamed up with Univision to create Fusion, a joint venture news and lifestyle outlet for the U.S. Latino ...

Blacks, Latinos less likely to seek mental health care

Blacks, Latinos less likely to seek mental health care
That led her to binge and purge. It went on for eight years before she sought treatment for bulimia. She says her Latino culture's emphasis on self-motivation and self-reliance was a factor in waiting to get help. “I can't do this on my own. I'm not a ...

Michelle Obama urges Latino activists to sign people up for health care

Michelle Obama urges Latino activists to sign people up for health care
NEW ORLEANS — Michelle Obama urged Latino activists on Tuesday to help sign people up for her husband's health care overhaul, especially the millions of younger, healthier people the system will need to offset the cost of caring for older, sicker ...

Progress Reported in Haiti on Development Goals

Progress Reported in Haiti on Development Goals
The new coordinator of the National Observatory of Poverty and Social Exclusion, Shirley Augustin, said this weekend significant progress has been made in Haiti towards the achievement of Millennium Development Goals, but she warned, huge challenges ...

Venezuela and Chile for Cooperation Against Poverty

Venezuela and Chile for Cooperation Against Poverty
Caracas -  Ministers Elias Jaua (Foreign Relations, Venezuela) and Bruno Baranda (Social Development, Chile) discussed today strategies to eradicate hunger and poverty in the region. Jaua appreciated ...

We Can Eradícate Hunger and Poverty, Says Jaua

We Can Eradícate Hunger and Poverty, Says Jaua
In his opening speech of the First meeting of Ministers and Authorities of Social Development of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) for the eradication of hunger and poverty, Jaua also highlighted the importance of the meeting ...