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News from Latin America: Preserving Parental Rights and the Traditional Family in Panama



Three months ago, a Panamanian couple contacted our Latin America office in Lima. Mr. and Mrs. Juan Francisco y Gabriela De la Guardia had heard about our support to pro-lifers in Nicaragua to help them keep abortion illegal in that Central American country. Now the issue that required PRI’s assistance was a bill attacking parental rights in their country. After nine weeks working together at a distance, I finally arrived in Panama City to meet …

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Preserving Parental Rights in Panama



31 December 2007     Vol. 9 / No. 48 Dear Colleague, We report today on a pro-life victory in Panama, where PRI assisted local pro-lifers in turning back a UNFPA-sponsored attack upon the family. Happy New Year! Steven W. Mosher Preserving Parental Rights in Panama Three months ago, a couple from Panama contacted the PRI Latin America office in Lima. Mr. and Mrs. Juan Francisco and Gabriela De la Guardia had heard about the strategic support …

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Irish Exceptionalism at an End?



In November, I went on a short speaking tour of the Republic of Ireland (not the northern bit), the first time I had been to that country, I spent a week there giving speeches at three Irish universities and visiting sonic of the sights of an island about the size of the state of Maine. I went expecting friendly people, a still slightly traditional culture, and beautiful countryside, and my expectations were exceeded. Ireland is …

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Irish Exceptionalism at an End?



December 7, 2006     Vol. 8 / No. 48 Irish Exceptionalism At an End? Last month, I went on a short speaking tour of the Republic of Ireland (not the northern bit), the first time I had been to that country.  I spent a week there giving speeches at three Irish universities and visiting some of the sights of an island about the size of the state of Maine.  I went expecting friendly people, a still slightly …

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From the Countries



Grants Given to “Protect” Women Five two-year grants, totaling $1.15 million, will be given by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation in Menlo Park, California, to “improve access to reproductive health care of women of color, low-income residents and teenagers.” To “protect” California Latinos, $300,000 will be given to the San Francisco-based Latino Issues Forum which will collaborate with California Latinas for Reproductive Justice in Los Angeles; to reach youth through the formation of youth …

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Pro-Life Travels: Sri Lanka



The “resplendent island,” better I known as Sri Lanka and formerly as Ceylon, is situated off the south-eastern coast of India. Multi-ethnic and multi-religious, it has a population of 20 million and a land mass of 65,610 square kilometers. Ethnically, its people are Singhalese (69%), the majority of whom are Buddhists; Tamils, who are mostly Hindu, account for 15% of the population; the Moors (8%) are Muslims and steadily increasing; while Catholics, drawn from all …

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