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Legal pot: How do we know if it works? be sure we're doing the best we can to evaluate the impacts," said John Walsh, with the Washington Office on Latin America, a social-justice organization sponsoring the conference along with the Washington state chapter of the American...
Report: Rising share of Hispanics speak proficient English

...dropped to 73 percent from 78 percent over the same period.The shift comes as migration to the United States from Latin America has slowed."This is part of a broader trend, which is the U.S.-born driving many of the characteristics of...
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Flood survivors stunned by loss in Colombia

...seismically active area at the northern edge of the Andes, combined with shoddy construction, has made the country one of Latin America's most disaster-prone. More than 150 disasters have struck the country over the past 40 years, claiming more...
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Leftist leaders in Latin America should be ashamed of embracing Gadhafi

...human rights in the region - in Latin America, that is. Disturbingly, Chavez...amok - shows the immaturity of Latin America's civil society and is a blow...intent on killing his own people. Latin America has been fertile ground for the...
Latin America too bland on Syria massacre

Latin America's response to the massacre of more...killed by government artillery.But in Latin America, at the time of this writing, no country...human rights abuses globally should be Latin America's best line of defense against possible...
Con: The US should counter Iran's growing influence in Latin America

...increasingly concerned that Iran is expanding its influence in Latin America. Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been working...punishing blockade of Cuba that undermines our standing in Latin America. Marjorie Cohn is a professor at Thomas Jefferson School...
Report: Scale of racism in World Cup host a threat

...are picking up from our preliminary monitoring this season is the abuse of black players - Africans and those from Latin America," Powar said.There have been cases where the Russian Football Union punishes the victims.FC Rostov midfielder...
Outside Editorial: A choice for Latin America

...attention fixed elsewhere, a significant part of Latin America continues to march away from the "Washington consensus...20th-century economic policies that the world outside Latin America almost universally recognizes as unworkable, like the...
Ecuador may have issued a license to steal

...seen many strange things over the past three decades in Latin America, but Ecuador's national referendum on Saturday may...anybody being able to denounce it.? Oppenheimer is a Latin America correspondent for the Miami Herald
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