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viernes, 20 de septiembre de 2013

15% of Americans living in poverty

15% of Americans living in povertyYears after the Great Recession ended, 46.5 million Americans are still living in poverty, according to a Census Bureau report released Tuesday. Meanwhile ...

New Census data: Children remain America's poorest citizens

New Census data: Children remain America's poorest citizensHere's the most important point of data in the entire debate over school reform: 21.8 percent of American children under the age of 18 lived in poverty in ...

Top Latin American Countries Where Latino Immigrate To

Top Latin American Countries Where Latino Immigrate ToThe number of immigrants throughout the world has increased since 1990. According to the United Nations, U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs ...

Where Are Migrants Flocking to in South America?

Where Are Migrants Flocking to in South America?There are now countries which are simultaneously sources, destinations, and transit zones for immigrants. He also noted that migrants born in Latin America and ...

Latin Americans face steep retirement challenges, says LIMRA CEO

Latin Americans face steep retirement challenges, says LIMRA CEOMore than three quarters of pre-retirees in Latin American countries worry they will be unable to retire comfortably and are uncertain that they will be able to ...

Venezuelan President Blames Spiderman For Growing Youth Crime

Venezuelan President Blames Spiderman For Growing Youth CrimeVenezuela has become one of the most violent countries in Latin America which according to government statistics recorded more than 16,000 murders last year ...

Argentina, Brazil in joint plan against US spying

Argentina, Brazil in joint plan against US spyingThe two countries' foreign ministers met in Buenos Aires to discuss US cyber-spying on Brazil and other Latin American allies, amid a diplomatic row over the ...

Ricardo Lagos: The wealth problem

Ricardo Lagos: The wealth problemFrom an economic point of view, most Latin American countries are rapidly approaching middle-income status. From a social point of view, the number of people ...

We Need More College, So We Can Have More Nannies with ...

We Need More College, So We Can Have More Nannies with ...Its med school grads don't even qualify in other Latin American countries. And we're headed the same way with education being treated as a social program and ...

You Probably Didn't Hear that Venezuela Was Again Ranked the ...

You Probably Didn't Hear that Venezuela Was Again Ranked the ...Among happy South American countries, Venezuela is a returning champion, having been ranked number one on the continent in 2012 as well, “beating some ...

Latin American Traffickers Find New - And Risky - Drug Market In ...

Latin American Traffickers Find New - And Risky - Drug Market In ...The recent effort by Latin American traffickers to move their product to countries other than the U.S. has been mainly based on the rising popularity of drugs like ...

Student loans filling coffers of retailers, property developers

Student loans filling coffers of retailers, property developersFew would deny that student-loan debt in America is a huge and growing problem. The cost of education has jumped 585 percent since 1985, while enrollment ...

Common Core means loss of local control

Common Core means loss of local controlThe CCSS is a radical shift in America's education system. Under the CCSS, decisions about our children's education are made at the federal level with no input ...

Latin America mobile ad industry needs more innovation and ...

Latin America mobile ad industry needs more innovation and ...The mobile advertising industry in Latin America needs a greater emphasis on education, innovation and talent to maintain strong growth rates and meet its full ...

HRC to Honor Jennifer Lopez with Ally for Equality Award at 2013 ...

HRC to Honor Jennifer Lopez with Ally for Equality Award at 2013 ...“Jennifer Lopez embodies the spirit of an ally to the LGBT community and we are thrilled to present her the Ally for Equality at our National Dinner in October,” ...

Sex columnist Dan Savage called 'hateful and vile' for reaching out ...

Sex columnist Dan Savage called 'hateful and vile' for reaching out ...It Gets Better founder Dan Savage has been called a 'nasty homosexual activist' by religious pundits who disagree with his new campaign to unite Christians ...

Backlash from Italy's LGBT groups as Parliament votes on 'useless ..

Backlash from Italy's LGBT groups as Parliament votes on 'useless ..
LGBT rights and ally groups criticized the proposed legislation, which intends to penalize homophobia and transphobia but still protects the 'opinions expressed ...

St Petersburg QueerFest offers LGBTs a way to stay in Russia and ...

St Petersburg QueerFest offers LGBTs a way to stay in Russia and ...Polina, an LGBT rights activist with QueerFest, spoke to Gay Star News about the possibility of facing persecution from the government or from the community for ...

'Queer in Aztlán: Chicano Male Recollections of Consciousness and ...

'Queer in Aztlán: Chicano Male Recollections of Consciousness and ...A reading was held at Centro Cultural de la Raza to commemorate the release of the anthology Queer in Aztlán featuring the book contributors. The book ...

Black studies programs on the rise

Black studies programs on the riseThough some research has suggested that the number of African-American studies programs at universities is declining, a new study says these programs are ...

Exceeding $100 Million Box office, “The Butler's” Many Deja Vu ...

Exceeding $100 Million Box office, “The Butler's” Many Deja Vu ...Some critics have also claimed weariness at the retelling of the African American freedom story. But, recent events tell us that this story isn't simply being retold; ...

African American Men And Prostate Cancer: Be Your Own Advocate ...

African American Men And Prostate Cancer: Be Your Own Advocate ...September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Prostate cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed type of cancer among American men.

Honoring the 150th anniversary of the first African American regiments

Honoring the 150th anniversary of the first African American regimentsIn Cheltenham Township, the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Colored Troops regiment and Camp William Penn, where black soldiers were trained for the Civil ...

Black America More Pro-War Than Ever

Black America More Pro-War Than EverDuring President Obama's run-up to war with Syria, “African Americans were, for the first time in polling history, the most bellicose major ethnicity in the United ...

Mystery of African-American slave author's identity solved 65 years ...

Mystery of African-American slave author's identity solved 65 years ...For more than 60 years, historians and literary researchers have wondered about the identity of Hannah Crafts, the mysterious author of 'The Bondwoman's ...