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Sharing teddy hugs with the world
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Sharing teddy hugs with the world

From 1999 Teddies for Tragedies (TFT) have been knitting and delivering bears to children suffering disaster over the world. International Co-ordinator Gisele M. Toth explains, “The teddies are often the first toy the children receive, if not the only toy they will ever have in their lives.” Leonie Ann Garlick […]

High Risks for Ethnic Seniors
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High Risks for Ethnic Seniors

In honour of Older People’s Day, celebrated Friday 1 October 2010, Runnymede is releasing a report that shows startling statistics for ethnic minorities in the elderly community: older people in minority groups are three times as likely as white people to experience poverty in retirement. According to the report, Pakistani […]

Mapuche hunger strike ends
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Mapuche hunger strike ends

The news was confirmed near dawn by the Archbishop of the Chilean province of Concepción, Ricardo Ezzati and the imprisoned indigenous spokeswoman Natividad Llanquileo. Heidy Morin Rueda Representatives of the Mapuche hunger strike in Chile announced the end of the crackdown began last July 12 to protest the anti-terrorism law. […]

Unasur supports Rafael Correa
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Unasur supports Rafael Correa

Foreign ministers of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) expressed again the support to the Ecuadorian president and strongly condemned the coup attempt. Cosette Pérez Rafael Correa received representatives of the regional presidents the Yellow Room of the presidential Carondelet Palace. He heard their speeches and explained details of […]