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lunes, 29 de junio de 2015

Cuba and Mexico Champion Latin American Integration

Cuba and Mexico Champion Latin American Integration
 - Cuba and Mexico Champion Latin American Integration ... the two countries are driven by the need to consolidate and speed up Latin American and ...


Pope 'plans to chew coca leaves during Bolivia visit'

Pope 'plans to chew coca leaves during Bolivia visit'
 - Holy Father with the sacred coca leaf," Mr Machicao said. The Pope's visit to Bolivia is part of a larger tour of Latin American countries which will also ...

Latin America: Impressions of a troubled region

Latin America: Impressions of a troubled region
 - The Obama administration has largely ignored Latin American relations, indifferent to the economic decline and instability in several countries.

Poverty reduction, econo-growth vulnerable to climate change

Poverty reduction, econo-growth vulnerable to climate change
- However, the best viable way to tackle poverty in the region is to help ... in Africa, and 25 times more likely than in Europe or North America, he said.

A 12-Step Program to Cure America of Its War Addiction

A 12-Step Program to Cure America of Its War Addiction
 - War on drugs. War on poverty. War in Afghanistan. War in Iraq. War on terror. The biggest mistake in American policy, foreign and domestic, is looking ...

To close gap in income inequality, cut unemployment

To close gap in income inequality, cut unemployment
 - No society has been able eliminate inequality, and it's unlikely to ever ... In the CBS poll, half of Americans believe that America's best years are past.

Why Obama must make ending racial inequality the focus of his remaining time in office

Why Obama must make ending racial inequality the focus of his remaining time in office
 - President Obama—or Reverend President—has captured America's attention on racial inequality. He must make the issue his central theme for his ...

Global income inequality is shrinking incredibly fast

Global income inequality is shrinking incredibly fast
 - Even developing countries, like those found in Latin America, have reduced their inequality greatly, Hellebrandt tells Business Insider. But population ...

Sharing freed slaves' lives

Sharing freed slaves' lives
 - The project's goal is to be finished in time for the opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in ...


Learning the lessons of stagnation

Learning the lessons of stagnation
 - But Latin America's traditionally low investment levels did increase. .... Latin America has made huge strides in expanding educational coverage.

What Holds Latin America Back Most Of All? Bad Schools

What Holds Latin America Back Most Of All? Bad Schools
 - Bad education, not bad economic policies, may well be a more important cause of Latin America's weak growth figures. Because of our ...

African-American, Latino citizens at increased risk of mental health issues

African-American, Latino citizens at increased risk of mental health issues
 - The researchers invited 500 low-income African-American and Hispanic people to self-report stress and mental health measures. These included ...

Why do middle-class black and Hispanic families live in poorer neighborhoods?

Why do middle-class black and Hispanic families live in poorer neighborhoods?
 - The Stanford researchers do not dispute those findings, but dismiss that white people tend to live among white people and blacks and Latinos live ...

Peru, leader in social policy initiatives designed to reduce poverty

Peru, leader in social policy initiatives designed to reduce poverty
 - Peruvian President Ollanta Humala said Peru has become a leader in social policy in Latin America and stressed such matter is an ...

Digital Age Inequality in Latin America

Digital Age Inequality in Latin America
 - Latin America has significant disadvantages here and, barring a real ... in mind that in Latin America 92% of Afro-descendants live below the poverty ...

African-American protester removes Confederate flag from state house

African-American protester removes Confederate flag from state house
 - The black female climber was arrested as soon as she came down from the 30 ... But many more view it as an ugly reminder of racism's cruel legacy.

Build on unity against racism

Build on unity against racism
 - But for many African Americans, it was perhaps less shocking and instead one more manifestation of the violence, both subtle and overt, that African ...

Troubling new study explains one big reason for inequality in America

Troubling new study explains one big reason for inequality in America
 - There are several explanations for persistent racial segregation in America even when black and white families make the same amount of money.

Four million students now enrolled at English medium schools

Four million students now enrolled at English medium schools
 - In some of the Latin American countries improved economies coupled with a growing demand for bilingual education is fuelling the growth,” he added ...

Latin America lags in innovation

Latin America lags in innovation
 - Both patent registries' latest figures show that Latin American countries are not ... The bulk of Latin America's number of patents was registered by Brazil ... My opinion: Innovation and quality education, rather than empty ideological ...

We're Going To Continue Fighting" Dustin Lance Black On the Steps Toward a Fully Equal America

We're Going To Continue Fighting" Dustin Lance Black On the Steps Toward a Fully Equal America
- Full equality for LGBT people. I don't feel like the work is done just because we have marriage equality, and that promise that I made on that Oscars ...

To replace the Confederate flag with a Pride flag won't fix American racism

To replace the Confederate flag with a Pride flag won't fix American racism
 - still faced by LGBT people – and black LGBT people – even with the right to ... However, the LGBT rights movement cannot swallow black lives for its ...

4 LGBT Issues to Focus on Now That We Have Marriage Equality

4 LGBT Issues to Focus on Now That We Have Marriage Equality
 - Another report, authored the National Black Justice Coalition and other groups, found that nearly 50 percent of black LGBT people have experienced ...

Chicago Pride Parade adds security, braces for excessive celebration

Chicago Pride Parade adds security, braces for excessive celebration
 - People celebrate gay pride at the Chicago Pride Parade on June 28, 2015. The 46th annual event is being held just days after the U.S. Supreme Court ...

Gay Pride Events in Latin America Seek More Rights

Gay Pride Events in Latin America Seek More Rights
 - Marchers in several Latin American nations including Chile and Mexico pressed for more gay rights Saturday, with many celebrating the US ...