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martes, 23 de diciembre de 2014

Can negation of LGBT rights be excused anywhere?

Can negation of LGBT rights be excused anywhere?
 - The rights of LGBT peoples in the Middle East is a highly contentious issue. Conservative and/or religious elements in what are often very tradition ...

Transgender dancer transcends anti-LGBT attitudes

Transgender dancer transcends anti-LGBT attitudes
 - CASABLANCA - It was a slow night on the red carpet at the opening of the Marrakech film festival for the photographers and everyone was ...

Gay marriage makes big gains but attitudes are stuck in the 1960s

Gay marriage makes big gains but attitudes are stuck in the 1960s
  - gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans, but only 45 percent said they approve of a scenario in which a gay couple kiss each other on the ...

2014's Most Intriguing LGBT Characters

2014's Most Intriguing LGBT Characters
 - A handful of characters caught the eye of viewers and critics alike by telling stories rarely or never told before, here are some of the (mostly) new LGBT ...

New Report Urges Latin American Countries to Document Violence against LGBT Communities

New Report Urges Latin American Countries to Document Violence against LGBT Communities
  -A new report released this week details the violence against the LGBT community in the Americas and urges member countries of the Organization of ...

The Year's Craziest Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories About LGBT People

The Year's Craziest Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories About LGBT People
 - While LGBT people have made great strides toward political and social equality in the past year, we've also continued to get the blame for a variety of ...

Zimbabwean LGBT Volunteer Organization Attacked During Group Event

Zimbabwean LGBT Volunteer Organization Attacked During Group Event
 - According to GALZ's account of the events, between 12 and 15 men stormed their way into the gathering in an orchestrated display of anti-LGBT ...

Internal Memo Shows Salvation Army Still Battles LGBT Equality

Internal Memo Shows Salvation Army Still Battles LGBT Equality
-  Despite the best efforts of the Salvation Army to convince donors that the 150-year-old Methodist-based church does not discriminate against LGBT ...

Oscars 2015: 5 LGBT Films in the Running

Oscars 2015: 5 LGBT Films in the Running 
- While this awards season is dominated largely by the usual suspects—straight-laced period pieces, Brit biopics and feats of method-acting—there are ...


War on Poverty: Where are we 50 years later?

War on Poverty: Where are we 50 years later?
 - This administration today, here and now, declares unconditional war on poverty in America. I urge this Congress and all Americans to join with me in ...


Poverty level is more than just a number:

Poverty level is more than just a number:
 -  An insidious part of America's poverty problem is its effect on the working poor, not just the unemployed poor. Poverty today shows a different face than ...

Is the Recession Over for the Poorest Americans?

Is the Recession Over for the Poorest Americans?
 - For the third month in a row, America's unemployment rate remained below 6 percent, according to this month's Bureau of Labor Statistics report on ...

Nicaragua launches construction of inter-oceanic canal

Nicaragua launches construction of inter-oceanic canal
 - Nicaragua's Vice-President Omar Halleslevens said the canal would change the history and the economy of Nicaragua, one of Latin America's poorest ...

Why Latin America is a Hotbed For Solar Growth

Why Latin America is a Hotbed For Solar Growth
 - If you're a company looking to grow in the solar industry you have to have an eye on Latin America. It's sunny, energy prices are high, and countries ...

Noam Chomsky on US-Cuban Relations: Obama's Historic Move

Noam Chomsky on US-Cuban Relations: Obama's Historic Move
 - Only the strong…can possibly survive,” he told the country, though was aware, ... Commenting, Latin America historian Lars Schoultz observes that ...

Restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba: What it means for American medicine

Restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba: What it means for American medicine
 - LAWG is a nonprofit that consists of 65 nongovernmental organizations, and advocates for changes in U.S. policy toward Latin American countries.

As Others Balk, Latin America Moves Forward on Climate Change

As Others Balk, Latin America Moves Forward on Climate Change
 - After two decades of negotiations in which developed nations were ... Latin America contributes less than 5 percent of global greenhouse gas ...

Re-shoring still in its infancy, report finds

Re-shoring still in its infancy, report finds
 - or to nearby Mexico and Latin America countries via the latter – is slowing down, according to a new study by global consulting firm A.T. Kearney.

Forbes ranks Jamaica best country in Caribbean to do business

Forbes ranks Jamaica best country in Caribbean to do business
 - Jamaica 64 out of 146 nations making it the best country in the Caribbean region to do business and third in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Cuba blasts a hole in the blockade

Cuba blasts a hole in the blockade
 - The late Hugo Chavez, with his 'political father' Fidel Castro, knew that the Latin American nations had to unite to be able to stand up to a big power.


Fear of Police May Stop Latinos From Seeking Emergency Medical Care

Fear of Police May Stop Latinos From Seeking Emergency Medical Care
 - According to a troubling new study, though, many Latino people avoid calling 911 during a cardiac episode because they are afraid of the police.

Latino Activists, Law Enforcement Officers Reflect On Tough Year

Latino Activists, Law Enforcement Officers Reflect On Tough Year
 - The officer was like 'is this the Latino club? ... Bianchi said that like any profession, there are people who "fall through the cracks" and cause harm.

Innovative Education Can Help Fight Crime in Latin America

Innovative Education Can Help Fight Crime in Latin America
 - Latin America is among the most violent regions of the world. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, which each year releases its annual ...

America Is Losing Africa

America Is Losing Africa
 - Yet, Latin American and West African music continues to show enormous mutual ... In education, China has been investing heavily in many African countries, creating 31 ... The portrayal of Africa in the American media doesn't help.

Changing Faces: McHenry County becoming more diverse, older

Changing Faces: McHenry County becoming more diverse, older
 - The community has become more accepting of Hispanic people … but ... The Latino population in McHenry County is significantly ahead of other ...