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lunes, 29 de julio de 2013

Four great summer reads from Latin American and Latino authors

Four great summer reads from Latin American and Latino authorsLooking for a really good book to take on vacation, or to while away a few lazy summer afternoons? Here are four great reads: “My Fathers Ghost Is Climbing in ...

Massachusetts "weeding out" foster & adoptive parents who won't ...

Massachusetts "weeding out" foster & adoptive parents who won't ...Commission on LGBT Youth. The DCF speakers confirmed that they are "weeding out" adoptive and foster parents who are not willing to wholly accept and ...

LGBT groups urge NY city council to defend ban on 'stop and frisk ...

LGBT groups urge NY city council to defend ban on 'stop and frisk ...NEW YORK — More than two dozen national and international LGBT advocacy organizations on Monday urged New York City legislators to defend legislation ...

Russian LGBT Activists: Boycott of All Things Russian, Olympics ...

Russian LGBT Activists: Boycott of All Things Russian, Olympics ...Queer Nation today issued a press release which claims gay and lesbian activists in Russia support the recent dumping of Russian vodka. According to a ...

12, 000 Kumasi HIV/AIDS patients dying

12, 000 Kumasi HIV/AIDS patients dyingUnless an immediate measure is put in place for over 12, 000 patients of the deadly Human Immune Virus (HIV) of the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome ...

HIV-positive man faces additional charge

HIV-positive man faces additional chargeAnother charge of aggravated sexual assault has been laid against an HIV-positive man who Calgary police say was active on local internet dating sites.

Teen Drinkers, Pot Smokers at Raised Risk of Concussion, Study Says

Teen Drinkers, Pot Smokers at Raised Risk of Concussion, Study Says
Concussions appear to be a common injury for teenagers, with the risk higher not only for athletes but also for kids who drink or smoke marijuana, new research indicates. Canadian researchers found that of nearly ...

Hispanic or Latino? Apparently, We Don't Care

Hispanic or Latino? Apparently, We Don't CareA Gallup poll released last Friday titled “Gallup's Minority Rights and Relations” asked 1,000 Latinos (err, Hispanics) whether they prefer the term “Latino” or ...

Look to Latin America for exposure to emerging markets

Look to Latin America for exposure to emerging marketsIt isn't necessarily narcissism that causes American investors to focus so heavily—even exclusively—on American investments; there are frequently sound...

60 years of Cuban revolution: Latin American leaders praise iconic ...

60 years of Cuban revolution: Latin American leaders praise iconic ...As Latin America marks 60 years since the 1953 Fidel Castro's uprising that paved the way for revolution in Cuba, analysts weigh on how the US alienated most ...

Luis Sosa, technology innovation for all in Latin America

Luis Sosa, technology innovation for all in Latin America
Latin America is leading the global mobile growth trend and has become an open field for fierce competition among manufacturers and carriers. Innovation and ...

Young pilgrims await pope's final Mass in Rio

Young pilgrims await pope's final Mass in RioThat theme has been a key point at World Youth Day, where the first Latin American pontiff reiterated the church's renewed missionary focus, beginning with ...

Pope to Rio youth: Jesus better than World Cup

Pope to Rio youth: Jesus better than World CupPope Francis receives a Flamengo soccer jersey with his name on it from soccer coach Zico The Associated Press Pope Francis receives a Flamengo soccer ...

Pope Francis On Gay Priests In Catholic Church: 'Who Am I To Judge?'

Pope Francis On Gay Priests In Catholic Church: 'Who Am I To Judge?'"If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge? ... Taught the first divinity school class in the US on African-American faith ...

The African Origin of Common English Words (II)

The African Origin of Common English Words (II)The books are Newbell Niles Puckett's Black Names in America: Origins and Usage, which was published in 1975; Winifred Kellersberger Vass' The Bantu ...

Perception and Reality

Perception and RealityThere is no question that a great number of white people have a perception that all young Afro- American men are not to be trusted, are always up to no good ...

Midlanders share thoughts on community's changing race relations

Midlanders share thoughts on community's changing race relationsThe U.S. Census Bureau considers the concept of race to be separate from the concept of Hispanic origin. For race, a person can mark white, black, Asian, ...

Latin America Hit by Virulent Form of Dengue Fever, Death Toll on ...

Latin America Hit by Virulent Form of Dengue Fever, Death Toll on ...The mosquito-based outbreak has killed 26 people and infected nearly 40,000 thus far in 2013. While dengue fever is common throughout Central and Latin ...

Anaheim's changes not enough for Latino community

Anaheim's changes not enough for Latino communityWhen another fatal police shooting of a Latino followed, and the anger finally spilled over, people smashed windows, and police in riot gear rushed the street, ...

World crude oil production increases 3.4% in 2012

World crude oil production increases 3.4% in 2012The main increases took place in the Middle East, Asia and Pacific countries (particularly China, Japan and India), as well as in Latin America (particularly ...

Celebrating and sharing Latino culture

Celebrating and sharing Latino cultureIn the 1970s and '80s, there was a lot of political strife in Latin American countries and we came to Canada as a safe haven. But now Canada has become ...

Former Costa Rican president tells CNN, 'We should be ashamed of ...

Former Costa Rican president tells CNN, 'We should be ashamed of ...Former Costa Rican President Óscar Arias told CNN México that Latin America has fallen behind other developing countries – especially China – when it comes ...

Survey Data Shows 80 Percent Of US Adults Facing Joblessness

Survey Data Shows 80 Percent Of US Adults Facing JoblessnessWashington – Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near-poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating ...

Wells Fargo Banks on Gay Friendly Policies

Wells Fargo Banks on Gay Friendly PoliciesThese days, ads targeted to gay consumers are so common that even the most ... Wells Fargo broke the race barrier by showing two affectionate black gay men.

Gay Pride turns Wolverhampton into sea of colour

Gay Pride turns Wolverhampton into sea of colourWaving rainbow flags and blowing whistles around 500 people marched through ... took part in the Wolverhampton and Black Country LGBT pride parade.