Posts tagged with ‘World’
MAN from Steve Cutts
via Kurt White
Students throw stones and sticks at the riot police and set cars on fire during a protest against the government of President Sebastian Pinera and calling for education reforms, in Santiago, on August 9, 2011.
Students in Chile want the national government to take over the public school system, where 90 percent of the country’s 3.5 million students are educated. The students say the system is underfunded and deeply inequitable.
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is putting the lives of people living with HIV at stake by refusing to participate in the Medicines Patent Pool, a mechanism designed to lower prices of HIV medicines and increase access to them for people in the developing world.