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jueves, 26 de septiembre de 2013

North Dakota Cities Look To Implement LGBT Non-Discrimination

North Dakota Cities Look To Implement LGBT Non-Discrimination - While the North Dakota Legislature defeated a bill to ban LGBT discrimination statewide earlier this year, cities in the state are taking steps to add a level of ...

US: Washington National Cathedral to mark Matthew Shepard's ...

US: Washington National Cathedral to mark Matthew Shepard's ... - Washington National Cathedral has announced that it will mark the fifteenth anniversary of Matthew Shepard's murder by hosting a weekend of events to honour ...

Indiana, Arizona, and Alabama All Make Strides In the Marriage ...

Indiana, Arizona, and Alabama All Make Strides In the Marriage ... - When LGBT lawmakers enter the mix, it only furthers the important goals of “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” for everyone, and I think thats a good thing ...

Barilla Pasta: Gay People Can Eat Another Brand If They Don't Like ...

Barilla Pasta: Gay People Can Eat Another Brand If They Don't Like ... - Guido Barilla, head of the eponymous Italian pasta company, has come out against LGBT equality, saying that he would never use gay people in Barilla ...

Is the American Dream Losing its Appeal?

Is the American Dream Losing its Appeal? - Meanwhile, mobility rates have increased markedly in some of the rapidly growing emerging market countries, namely China, India and much of Latin America.

Chile moves to get rid of cluster munitions

Chile moves to get rid of cluster munitions - Past problems with neighbors have burdened the Latin American country with huge backlogs on munitions and tens of thousands of mines in border regions are ...

Argentina's shale gas holds promise, but better policies needed ...

Argentina's shale gas holds promise, but better policies needed ... - "I'm semi-optimistic," he said at a forum on Latin American shale gas hosted by ... the country third in the world in shale gas reserves behind the US and China.

Disgruntled Democracies

Disgruntled Democracies - These countries, once models of economic hope and democratic promise in Latin America, have become examples of democracies without legitimacy or ...

Heritage Language Programs Increasing in Popularity in American ...

Heritage Language Programs Increasing in Popularity in American ... - In order to bridge the gaps, American universities are preparing their ... to learn “formal Spanish” because they want to get good jobs in Latin American countries.

South America's "Safe Haven"

South America's "Safe Haven" - In addition, Chile remains one of the few countries in Latin America that does not use its armed forces for internal security, a stance that Santiago would ...

Chile's Office Vacancy Reaches Nine-Year High

Chile's Office Vacancy Reaches Nine-Year High - The country's vacancy rate is considerably lower than other countries in the region, with Panama posting the highest vacancy rate in Latin America at 29.8 ...

Bolivian leader to UN: Let's take US to court

Bolivian leader to UN: Let's take US to court - In a way, Morales is continuing a tradition of bombastic barbs before the United Nations by a number of Latin American countries with leftist governments.

Richard Branson to challenge world's richest man Carlos Slim in ...

Richard Branson to challenge world's richest man Carlos Slim in ... - Sir Richard has already introduced the Virgin Mobile brand to Latin America via a ... Telcel, serves more than two thirds of the country's 100 million mobile users.

Ecuadorean Foreign Minister on Latin American Resistance to NSA ...

Ecuadorean Foreign Minister on Latin American Resistance to NSA ... - In the world, there are not countries that are friends and countries that are enemies. ... What is Fidel Castro's influence on Latin America and his significance, and ...

South American Nations Ponder System To Combat US Spying

South American Nations Ponder System To Combat US Spying - The NSA revelations have led to heightened tensions between not only Latin ... "This has to be constructed but all our countries have started working in this ...

Latin American Leaders Warn Of Deepening Inequality, Unfair ...

Latin American Leaders Warn Of Deepening Inequality, Unfair ... - Political leaders from the Latin American region warned the United Nations ... It also became clear that Bolivia and other countries in the region followed a ...

Hispanic Heritage Month: be proud of your culture

Hispanic Heritage Month: be proud of your culture - The start date marks the anniversary of Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua gaining their independence, ...

Leaders of Latin American countries urge major push to promote ...

Leaders of Latin American countries urge major push to promote ... - Political leaders from the Latin American region warned the United Nations General Assembly today that deepening inequality and unfair ...

Editorial: Elusiveness of American dream

Editorial: Elusiveness of American dream - Now it seems only parts of America offer people that opportunity. ... Today, a smaller percentage of people escape childhood poverty in this country than in ...

Louisiana the worst state for women, report says

Louisiana the worst state for women, report says - Higher than average poverty, as well as fewer leadership opportunities and health care ... So says "The State of Women in America: A 50-State Analysis of How ...

Poverty Rate Holding Steady, But Fewer Children Uninsured

Poverty Rate Holding Steady, But Fewer Children Uninsured - While poverty remains at historically high levels, the percentage of people in the United States – especially children – who lack health insurance is declining, ...

One-third of Black, Latino children in poverty

One-third of Black, Latino children in poverty - “Almost half of SNAP recipients are children. Census Bureau data show SNAP lifted 4 million Americans out of poverty in 2012,” said her organization. “Despite ...

Living longer and earning less: are elderly women doomed to be ...

Living longer and earning less: are elderly women doomed to be ... - Those rates are also at historical highs, with more Americans on food stamps and living in poverty. One in five children in America are poor. In a comparison of ...

A Think Tank to Combat Violence and Poverty in Honduras

A Think Tank to Combat Violence and Poverty in Honduras - Eléutera is its name — a new think tank for Honduras, the nation with the highest homicide rate in Central America and the most poverty in all of Latin America ...

Comparing Black Civil Rights to Gay Civil Rights

Comparing Black Civil Rights to Gay Civil Rights - Arguing that the gay rights movement should not be compared to the black civil ... today's gay rights movement, I am flooded with African-American callers who ...