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131 Handguns captured on Delta within last year for NYC

This was reported within last year

Daddy? Where are Kurdidh People Come From to the US?

Kurdish speakers come from Northern Iraq,  Southeast Turkey, Eastern Syria, Western Iran and parts of Azerbaijan as well as  Armenia.


There are 2 dialects of Kurdish spoken.


A number of competing political parties exist in some areas such as teh patriotic union of kurdistan, kurdish democratic party, and kurdish workers party. There are also some representation in the Turkish parliament and among NGO's.


Oct. 4, 2015 from Pauldig County


Local Organizer Threatened by cuts and Violence

I have had my food stamp card cut to 30 Dollars a month this summer. TLocal officials cannot intervene only a special governors office in the State Rotunda.


I have been threatened on Buford Highway with a stabbing. I was able to leave the area successfully.


Another incident: a woman threatened in Spanish a corbata. This is a rare cutting of the throat with the tongue pulled out normally in Columbia.


I was kicked out of Plaza Fiesta bya El Salvador man. We are distributing ESOL classes for adults and several 1 800 numbers we are getting help frompeople inside the building bthe office will not return calls even though I have worked for the Latin American Assoc and GLAHR. Remember Franco and Mussolini were Latin origen.

State Reports Kentucky West Virginia Tennessee

wkyt tv in Louisville a CBS local affiliate reported that some women from kentucky have been trafficked into Minnesota for illegal sexual deals.

In 2014 the West Virginia national Guard were deployed for a short time to help citizens in the Charleston Elk River area. A spill of a un regulated chemical tower was responsible for the pollution of drinking water. A licorice smell was in the water and it was unsafe to cook with the city water, consume it or bath in it. The New Yorker Magazine wrote an article about this named "Chemical valley".All of West Virginia 55 counties are now majority republican after a long series of democratic gains.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Fines Predatory Student Lending Practices; Churches and Synagogues Pray for Students Trapped in Debt‎

Synagogues and churches held prayer services for students as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined Discover Bank $18.5 million for illegal student lending practices. The bank must repay students $16 million, pay a $2.5 million civil penalty and reform its lending practices. The Bureau accused Discover of overstating the minimum amount due in billing statements, misrepresenting students' total interest payments and engaging in illegal debt collection practices.

Central Appalachia Gets Break from Mountain Top Removal Loans 2015

Rain Forest Action Network announces in 2015 that public pressure has forced bank of America, PNC Bank of Pittsburgh and bank of Scotland to phase out loans to Montain Top Removal Coal Mining sites in mountainous areas of primarily W. Virginia and Kentucky as well as Northeastern Teneessee and South West Virginia. This area is headwaters to most of the rivers in the easternUSA including the Potomac.




























UN ‎Debates Debt and Tax Prior to Historic Development Conference

UN negotiators struggle to find consensus on debt, trade and tax policies on the last day of scheduled negotiations before heads of state, business leaders and development organizations meet for the July Financing for Development (FfD) conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 

"These meetings offer a rare opportunity to raise needed resources to confront extreme poverty," said Eric LeCompte, executive director of the religious development organization Jubilee USA Network. LeCompte was in New York for the negotiations. "More than a trillion dollars can be raised annually if we win policies that promote responsible lending and curb corruption and tax evasion."

Food Tamp Progrjam U.S.A.. Cutback Vote 2015

The national congress in the U.S.A. is nearing a vote on the future of manthly food assistance to 47 million citizens who are eligible and who have paid taxes. The food stamp program was launched in the 1930's by President Franklin Roosevelt during the "great Depression". People are not eating caviar and steak and champagne and must apply every year. The card ids virtually impossible to counterfeit. Please get involved where you can. Thanx.

Aftershocks Pummel Highly Indebted Nepal: Poor Country Spends 217 Million Annually on Debt Payments

Severe aftershocks continue to terrorize Nepal which was struck by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on Saturday. The rising death toll climbed beyond 3,000 people. Nepal is one of the least developed countries in the world, ranking 145th out of 187 countries in the United Nations Human Development Index. According to the World Bank, Nepal owes $3.8 billion in debt to foreign lenders and spent $217 million repaying debt in 2013. Nepal owes approximately $1.5 billion each to the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank and $54 million to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). It owes $133 million to Japan and $101 million to China. 

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