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viernes, 11 de octubre de 2013

The domino effect

The domino effect - “You have to look at the details and see what countries are selling to China.” The motivations behind Chinese investments into Africa and Latin America are ...

LATIN ECONOMY: Slowing down

LATIN ECONOMY: Slowing down - To make matters worse for some Latin American countries, the global economic environment is presenting new challenges. Besides the Fed tapering threat, the ...

Is Latin America the next battleground for global life insurers?

Is Latin America the next battleground for global life insurers? - The Chilean life industry is large and well-established, and countries such as ... As the Latin American middle class expands, demand for lifestyle products such ...

Smile: US Ranks 17th Among World's Happiest Countries

Smile: US Ranks 17th Among World's Happiest Countries - Happiness was up most in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa, but down in countries struck by economic upheaval or political convulsions. Something to ...

The realities of 'affordable activism'

The realities of 'affordable activism' - I work mostly on trans civil rights issues. I work on issues involving trans youth and trans military service. In past years I've worked on trans antiviolence issues, ...

Gloria Johnson: the 'Gloria Steinem of San Diego'

Gloria Johnson: the 'Gloria Steinem of San Diego' - Gloria Johnson, who died recently at the age of 76, devoted her entire life to the cause of equality for all Americans. She was not just an LGBT activist, but a ...

What will end the government shutdown?

What will end the government shutdown? - My parents bought my brother and me a video game system, allegedly to improve our hand-eye coordination and thus our poor penmanship. They quickly ...

Homophobia in Russia: A Bigger Fight

Homophobia in Russia: A Bigger Fight - Fighting homophobia as part of a larger democracy movement in Russia is not new -- in fact it's an LGBT tradition. Today we find ourselves in the midst of an ...

A Flag Football Group that Plays for Your Team

A Flag Football Group that Plays for Your Team - If you're looking to get off your couch for exercise — except on Sundays, of course — L.A. Flag Football's weekly pickup games are running for a few more weeks ...

Harvey Milk to Be Honored on U.S. Postage Stamp

Harvey Milk to Be Honored on U.S. Postage Stamp - Milk courageously spoke out about his gay identity and encouraged other LGBT people to come out. He was assassinated by former supervisor Dan White ...

Stonewall Award honors three for LGBT gains in legal profession

Stonewall Award honors three for LGBT gains in legal profession - The American Bar Association Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity will honor three lawyers with its second annual ...

NJ court allows marriages to proceed in Lambda Legal's case

NJ court allows marriages to proceed in Lambda Legal's case - Lambda Legal had filed a brief on behalf of Garden State Equality, New Jersey's statewide LGBT advocacy organization, and six same-sex couples who seek ...

University's CLACS program celebrates 50 years on campus

University's CLACS program celebrates 50 years on campus - After half a century of growth and education, the University's Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

Preserving Hispanic Culture

Preserving Hispanic Culture - For Hispanic Heritage Month we'll look at how people are trying to hold on to everything from recipes, to special traditions on holidays to the Spanish language.

J.Lo one of People en Español's most powerful Latinas

J.Lo one of People en Español's most powerful Latinas - Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez was selected by People en Español magazine to appear on the cover of its issue on the 25 most powerful Latino women in ...

Hispanic Day Parade brings heritage month to a close in New York

Hispanic Day Parade brings heritage month to a close in New York - "It makes us proud to represent not only the city's Latino community, but the people of Latin America and the whole Latino race, said the band's vocalist Jerry ...

Latino Hackers: Encouraging Innovation

Latino Hackers: Encouraging Innovation - So we've been talking about science and getting people excited about science. You've probably already heard that Latinos are more likely to use social media ...

Getting people who speak for the powerless into positions of power

Getting people who speak for the powerless into positions of power - Here's a challenge: Get people who traditionally lack power — the poor, immigrants ... Ramon Leon, founder and president of the Latino Economic Development ...

5 Latino celebrity role models

5 Latino celebrity role models - Role models can be people you know in real life or someone you may have never met that inspires you from afar. These Latino celebrity role models give us five ...

More Than Billion People Live on Less Than $1.25 a Day

More Than Billion People Live on Less Than $1.25 a Day - (To put all this in perspective, America's own poverty line amounts to about $60 a day for a family of four — as the Economist noted in June. People around the ...

Tom Finneran: The Death of Common Sense in American Education

Tom Finneran: The Death of Common Sense in American Education - Welcome to the modern world, where common sense lies in its coffin, quite dead and soon to be completely buried by the continuing rise of fuzzy feel-good ...

Minimum income proposal worth considering: Column

Minimum income proposal worth considering: Column - ... in America, this is actually a very conservative way to lift people out of poverty, ... We do provide some cash transfers for those in poverty in the Earned Income ...

Progress slow but change coming for Haiti's children

Progress slow but change coming for Haiti's children - “Poverty is all over the world and Haiti wasn't getting any better. But now we have reached a level where education really should be the priority,” Thomas said.

HBGC Honors Religious Activist; Founder of the Imperial Court of ...

HBGC Honors Religious Activist; Founder of the Imperial Court of ... - Hispanic Black Gay Coalition (HBGC) is one of few non-profit organizations in Boston dedicated to the unique and complex needs of the Black, Hispanic and ...

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day in Chicago, Oct. 17

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day in Chicago, Oct. 17 - "As a gay Latino man who has been HIV positive for six years, I know the meaning and power that comes with getting tested and being an informed individual," ...