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domingo, 28 de diciembre de 2014

LGBT people deserve acceptance

LGBT people deserve acceptance
 - So, my concern is not with whether the LGBT community will achieve legal equality. Rather, at this point in history, my major wish is that we, as a ...

Year of deaths, and firsts: 2014 in the gay Middle East

Year of deaths, and firsts: 2014 in the gay Middle East
 - From mass arrests in Egypt and Lebanon to executions in Syria and Iran, 2014 was a largely acidic year for LGBT Middle Easterners, who are subject ...

The rise of single motherhood in America

The rise of single motherhood in America
 - They're far more likely to live in poverty than children of married parents. McLanahan and Jencks have found in their research that they experience ...

Significant decline in number of Latin American babies with HIV

Significant decline in number of Latin American babies with HIV
 - Ensuring that all children in the Americas are born HIV-free is possible, and countries have already made progress toward that goal,” Massimo ...

The Year in Drug Policy: Movement at a crossroads

The Year in Drug Policy: Movement at a crossroads
 - Washington's deviation will likely also reverberate through Latin America. In October at the United Nations, Assistant Secretary of State William ...

Columbia's economy to grow faster than most in Latin America: Cardenas

Columbia's economy to grow faster than most in Latin America: Cardenas
 - Colombia's diversified economy will enable it to grow faster than most Latin American countries next year, even after oil prices slumped, Finance ...

Majority of Canadians worried about potential voter fraud, study finds

Majority of Canadians worried about potential voter fraud, study finds
 - With only one in five Canadians showing “strong trust” in elections, the country scores similarly to many Latin American countries. About 20 per cent of ...

LatAm cities increasingly turning to metro systems

LatAm cities increasingly turning to metro systems
 - Latin American countries are on track to invest around US$40 billion in 20 metro construction or expansion projects by 2025, said the report, citing ...

Nicaragua's Grand Canal: The other side of the story

Nicaragua's Grand Canal: The other side of the story
 - Better enforcement and decreasing levels of poverty, thanks to government programs, did reduce forest loss to 63,000 hectares in 2013. However, Nicaragua has long been the poorest country, after Haiti, in Latin America and it ...

America needs to study the enemy within

America needs to study the enemy within
 - Chileans were better educated than other Latin Americans, and they based their universities and agriculture on European models. Most of all, they ...

Book Details Life of 'Forgotten' US Latino Scholar

Book Details Life of 'Forgotten' US Latino Scholar
 - Even people in his birth-state hardly know his name, though his imprint on ... politicians and spoke out against discrimination of blacks and Latinos.

Mexicans protest German embassy, say guns used to kill missing students were 'of German origin'

Mexicans protest German embassy, say guns used to kill missing students were 'of German origin'
 - Mexican authorities say corrupt municipal cops handed over the students to drug-cartel enforcers who killed the young people and then incinerated ...

Top 5 Latinos in Entertainment of 2014

Top 5 Latinos in Entertainment of 2014
 -  Before you fire off angry e-mails notifying us of our glaring omissions, know that we understand there are many Latinos in Hollywood making compelling and memorable contributions.

Obama bets benefits will convince Congress to lift Cuba embargo

Obama bets benefits will convince Congress to lift Cuba embargo
 - two people watch the sunset from the bay in Havana, Cuba. The United States and Cuba moved to restore diplomatic relations, a historic shift that ...

San Francisco LGBT Groups Protest String Of Police Abuse Cases By Blocking Streets In Castro

San Francisco LGBT Groups Protest String Of Police Abuse Cases By Blocking Streets In Castro
 - Close to 200 people, many from the LGBT community, blocked streets in and ... There's a lot of fear of police — especially by black people and brown ...

2014: The year in homophobia

2014: The year in homophobia
 - In fact, when he sold cars, he sold cars to gay people. But, damn it, don't ... (What is it with all these dreadful chapters from black history anyway?) 5.

Op-ed: We Queer Folk Have Always Been Both Black And Blue

Op-ed: We Queer Folk Have Always Been Both Black And Blue
 - Looking around, I didn't hear many LGBT people speaking up when Ferguson ... I don't know very many black people, possibly because I've spent the ...