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domingo, 5 de octubre de 2014

Latin America on a Dangerous Precipice

Latin America on a Dangerous Precipice
 - We could be the last Latin American and Caribbean generation living together with hunger."
The assertion, made by Raúl Benítez, a regional officer for the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), shows one side of the coin: only 4.6 percent of the region's population is undernourished, according to the latest figures. By 2030, however, most of the countries in the region will face a serious risk situation due to climate change.

Winthrop marks 50 years of racial integration, honors first black students

Winthrop marks 50 years of racial integration, honors first black students
 - Cynthia Roddey was 24 years old in 1964 when she enrolled for summer classes at Winthrop University – the first African-American student accepted ...

Black and Latino communities see high numbers of white cops

Black and Latino communities see high numbers of white cops
 - Black and Latino communities see high numbers of white cops ... There are just nine communities out of nearly 50 in which white people ...

Cuba Has the Best Education System in Latin America and the Caribbean

Cuba Has the Best Education System in Latin America and the Caribbean
 - According to the international organization, Cuba is the only country in Latin America and the Caribbean to have a high quality education system.

Latin America on a Dangerous Precipice

Latin America on a Dangerous Precipice
 - We could be the last Latin American and Caribbean generation ... to the international community's goal of eradicating poverty and hunger.

Afro-Latinos: Fighting for a box in the 2020 census

Afro-Latinos: Fighting for a box in the 2020 census
 - Afro-Latinos are Americans just like everyone else, and they deserve to be represented on the census as much as any other race. Afro-Latinos must ...

Black Community in Ferguson Has Inspiring Response to Racial Injustice

Black Community in Ferguson Has Inspiring Response to Racial Injustice
 - At a time when experts are predicting that an increase of just 2 or 3 percent in the number of African-American voters in possible swing states like ...

American White Supremacy and Racial Domestic Abuse

American White Supremacy and Racial Domestic Abuse
 - Or is it a racist ploy to divert our attention away from the racial domestic (American) abuse that has been historically directed against Black people by ...

NYPD scuba officer files suit alleging racial discrimination

NYPD scuba officer files suit alleging racial discrimination
- Court papers describe Smith as a mixed-race African-American and an avid diver and surfer. They say painting toenails is common for surfers.

Court of Appeals Rejects Claims of Race Discrimination in Special Education Placements

Court of Appeals Rejects Claims of Race Discrimination in Special Education Placements
 - The Third Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a lawsuit brought by African American families and students in Pennsylvania alleging that the Lower ...

NIU engineers grant for study in the Americas

NIU engineers grant for study in the Americas
 - Studying abroad is one of the best educational experiences that a student can ... “Considering the importance of Latin America to both the U.S. and ...

Latin American Business Schools Rise With Social Entrepreneurship

Latin American Business Schools Rise With Social Entrepreneurship
 - Latin America has lagged behind the US and Europe in the MBA market but the region's educators are moving away ... best practices,” says Sergio Garcia Bulle, president of Iniciativa de la Education para la Prosperidad, a think tank.

Educacion 3.0 and the Future of Talent in the Americas

Educacion 3.0 and the Future of Talent in the Americas
 - Educacion 3.0, The Struggle for Talent in Latin America, the book that I recently published, is an attempt to address this need for educational ...

A Harvest of Hope In Immokalee, Florida

A Harvest of Hope In Immokalee, Florida
 - And more than a third live below the poverty level; nationally, that figure is 10 percent. You know ... Rick Sanchez is a contributor for Fox News Latino.

The need for a separate Dallas Black Pride

The need for a separate Dallas Black Pride
 - We can trace the roots of what are now called gay Pride celebrations in the U.S. back to the demonstrations inspired by the Stonewall Riots in 1969.