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    Money is needed to increase the literacy rate in Central America. This money would be focused on covering four main aspects. These would be transportation, facilities, school supplies and straight money to offset the loss of a family might face when a child can no longer work. If a child lives in a rural section of the region they are less likely to go to school because there are none close by. If the government was able to supply transportation, to and from school, for those students, more children would be attending school and learning how to read and write. A student cannot attend school if there is nowhere to hold classes. Therefore, money would need to be put into building the facilities for students to attend school in. While classes…

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    Each year, countless sea turtle eggs are illegally harvested in Central America and sold on the black market. Poachers dig up the nests, remove the eggs and sell them to middlemen, who in turn transport them to cities where they are sold as staples in bars and restaurants. Yet how they reach their destination remains something of a mystery to conservationists. Since little is known about the routes frequented by smugglers, thereby frustrating efforts to thwart the sale of poached sea turtle…

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    Just in the past year there were 685 targeted female murders there. Femicides are becoming more and more brutal and at the same time the reactions are staying the same, very little importance is given to these cases through out Latin America.. According to a report by the Small Arms Survey more than half of the 25 countries with the highest femicide rates are in the Americas. In Colombia 1 woman is killed every other day by gender related violence. In Argentina, the number is closer to 1 a day.…

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    Life dating up to the mid fourteenth century, was a frightening time for all regions in the mesoamerican area. Records tell a story of wide-spanned, unruled territory of anarchy and chaos, lasting centuries. Many districts being overthrown, such as, the Toltecs, Tula, and the Chichén Itzá all lost their empire to the repulsiveness of unjust combat. After some time about 1325 through 1345 regions started to settle; around the area we know today as Mexico city. This settlement, known as the Aztec…

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    Central America Summary

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    The hotly contested issue of Central American migrants seeking to cross the United States border is one directly attributed to State failure, the desire for increased capabilities and the need for a stronger political economy. The United States’ obligation to enhance the region’s state capability, political economy, and political legitimacy stems from it’s position as the neighbor having been forever intertwined due to the interconnected political, social and economic world. The article begins…

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    research paper will be to look at the reasons why individuals are living in poverty in Central America and what affects it has on those presently living there. Poverty has been a reoccurring issue within many Central American’s lives. Poverty can be described as having the lack of funding and resources to support a given population (CITE). Not only are many Central Americans living in poverty, many actually live below the world poverty line. For many of those who are living in or below the…

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    Pyramids Central America

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    Throughout history there have been dozens of pyramids created for religious ceremonies and kings. Perhaps the most interesting of all the pyramids discovered would have to be that of the Pyramids of Egypt built for the Pharaoh and the Pyramids of Central America with their gory and mysterious history. Conceivably one of the most studied and fascinating Pyramids of all time would have to be that of Egypt built for the Pharaohs to bring them closer to the heavens and gods. Likewise, were the…

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    As in many Western nations, obesity has become an epidemic in Central America. According to the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), this rise can be linked to the increased consumption of processed foods across these nations. While PAHO/WHO has noticed sales of such foods declining in North America, the trend is only growing in Latin America, thanks to the addictive qualities and low prices of these foods. The direct correlation between sales of processed foods…

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    remains the dominant definition, regional human rights treaties have since modified the definition of a refugee in response to internally displacement crises which is not covered by the 1951 Convention. The international human rights law (IHRL) provides a discrete set of guarantees for these precise groups of persons, even though, without doubt, this legal fortification overlaps to a certain scope with international human rights law as well as the legal regime appropriate to armed conflicts…

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    The World In Half Analysis

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    During this quarter we have cover various themes throughout all the reading we were assign. The last novel we had to read was The World in Half by Cristina Henríquez and what made this book so different and unique from the others was it’s location, Panama. The others novels and stories we read were about immigrants from Mexico, Cuba and Puerto Rico, which are the most popular Latino community. Other Spanish speaking countries don 't get much recognition in the United States, especially Central…

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