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lunes, 4 de abril de 2011

Four in the running for Cuba School Board

Four in the running for Cuba School Board

Four people have filed for the Cuba R-2 Board of Education, with three seats to be filled. The candidates agreed to submit biographical information about ...

Kate Hudson's Buenos Aires Breakfast

Kate Hudson's Buenos Aires Breakfast: "Enjoying some quality time with her son Ryder and beau Matthew Bellamy, Kate Hudson stepped out for a relaxing breakfast in Buenos Aires, Argentina over the weekend (April 2). The 31-year-old momma-to-be looked beautiful in a flowy blue sundress and ...


In City of God shantytown, elderly regain lust for life

In City of God shantytown, elderly regain lust for life: "
By Shasta Darlington, CNN Rio de Janeiro (CNN) -- His face is crinkled and his health is fading, but Jose Pereira has a teenager's lust for life. "Who knows it, knows it well. It's so delicious to be in love," he belts out during a game of dominoes at ...


CNN International
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Guns N' Roses agree to “late” fine for Rock in Rio

Guns N' Roses agree to “late” fine for Rock in Rio: "
The clear thinking comes from organizers of Brazil's Rock In Rio, where GNR will headline the closing night of this year's festival on Sunday, October 2 in Rio de Janeiro. It's all done in the name of safety and security, of course, since GNR have a ...


Rock AAA (blog)
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France says finds bodies in Atlantic crash wreckage

France says finds bodies in Atlantic crash wreckage: "
Relatives and friends of passengers of the Air France Flight 447 which crashed into the Atlantic on June 1 leave a memorial ceremony in Rio de Janeiro November 7, 2009. PARIS (Reuters) - Parts of the wreckage of an Air France plane found in the ...


Reuters
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Cuba: US Contractor Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison · Global Voices

Cuba: US Contractor Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison · Global Voices: "According to the Cuban daily newspaper Granma [es], United States Agency for International Development (USAID) subcontractor and U.S. citizen Alan Gross was sentenced to 15 years in prison in Cuba on March 12, 2011, upon being convicted ...


Trip aims to cultivate link with Puerto Rico

Trip aims to cultivate link with Puerto Rico: "By ELIZABETH ROMÁN SPRINGFIELD - A delegation of Latino leaders will travel to Puerto Rico this month to discuss business opportunities between the island and Massachusetts. "We think the state can really benefit from importing and exporting deals with ...


From Study of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

From Study of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro: "
The survey, conducted by the Program Oncobiology Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, analyzed MCF-7 cells, which are linked to breast cancer. By exposing these cells to the famous theme, one in five eventually died, which enthusiastically involved. ...


Jornal.us News Agency
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Brazil Central Bank Said to Take Needed Steps to Meet 2012 Goal

Brazil Central Bank Said to Take Needed Steps to Meet 2012 Goal: "By Andre Soliani April 4 (Bloomberg) -- Brazil's central bank will take the necessary steps to ensure inflation will slow to its 4.5 percent central target over the course of 2012, a government official familiar with monetary policy strategy said. ...


LatamWatch: Brazil Data Likely to Show Poor Inflation Scenario

LatamWatch: Brazil Data Likely to Show Poor Inflation Scenario: "By Charles Newbery, Alex Manda and Daniel Horch BUENOS AIRES, MEXICO CITY and SAO PAULO, April 4 (MNI) - Brazil's IBGE state statistics agency will issue two releases this week that will likely show a poor inflation scenario. ...


Ferrobaires trains collide over night, 70 injured

Ferrobaires trains collide over night, 70 injured: "A Ferrobaires train company's locomotive hit a full stop train that was waiting for mechanical assistance in the Buenos Aires Province town of Lezama. According to reports, 70 people got injured but no one under life threat. The crash took place around ...


Sept. 11 'Mastermind' To Be Tried By Guantanamo Military Commission

Sept. 11 'Mastermind' To Be Tried By Guantanamo Military Commission: "11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the US, will be tried by a military commission at the US Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, NPR's Dina Temple-Raston reports. CBS News, Reuters, CNN and other news outlets also are saying they've been told by sources ...


As many Mexican newspapers shun coverage of drug war, a Tijuana weekly is ...

As many Mexican newspapers shun coverage of drug war, a Tijuana weekly is ...: "asked Jesus Blancornelas, who narrowly escaped an attempt on his own life after the weekly he co-founded made its mark with aggressive coverage of Mexican drug traffickers and complicit government officials. Navarro, who was hired while still a college ...


Chile cbank chief: FX intervention effects limited

Chile cbank chief: FX intervention effects limited: "SANTIAGO, April 4 (Reuters) - Chile's central bank president Jose De Gregorio said on Monday the bank's $12 billion currency intervention program has had limited effects given economic fundamentals that continue to strengthen the peso CLP=CL. ...


Chile Peso Closes Stronger On Copper Gains, Inflation Outlook

Chile Peso Closes Stronger On Copper Gains, Inflation Outlook: "By Anthony Esposito SANTIAGO (Dow Jones)--Chile's peso ended stronger against the dollar Monday, as copper prices increased and the central bank raised its inflation outlook for 2011. The peso ended at CLP474.50 to the dollar, versus Friday's close of ...


Bodies found among wreckage of Rio-Paris Air France jet

Bodies found among wreckage of Rio-Paris Air France jet: "PARIS -- A French government minister said Monday that bodies were found in the wreckage of an Air France plane that crashed over the Atlantic while flying from Rio de Janeiro to Paris in June 2009. Oceanographers conducting an undersea search located ...


Green Economy A Reality In African Nations

Green Economy A Reality In African Nations: "
by Susan DeFreitas, April 4th, 2011 Nearly twenty years after the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, African countries are creating a model for sustainable development around the world, according to Achim Steiner, Executive Director of the UN Environment ...


EarthTechling
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Timerman starts first visit to Israel

Timerman starts first visit to Israel: "Likewise, Liberman, announced that his government is thinking of “resuming direct flights between Tel Aviv and Buenos Aires”, and thanked for the MERCOSUR-Israel agreement signed. Minister Timerman remarked that “there is nothing that could interfere ...


Argentina, IMF Mission To Discuss Inflation Measuring

Argentina, IMF Mission To Discuss Inflation Measuring: "By Ken Parks BUENOS AIRES (Dow Jones)--Argentina will host an International Monetary Fund technical assistance mission this week as part of a program to develop a new consumer price index amid widespread distrust of government inflation data. ...


Reyes: Take out cartel heads Rep thinks drone missile strikes possible

Reyes: Take out cartel heads Rep thinks drone missile strikes possible: "
That, he said, is what it will take to end the cartel drug wars that have caused 35000 deaths and brought Juárez and other Mexican towns and cities to their knees since 2008. Asked if he meant employing the kind of drone missile strikes that have been ...


El Paso Inc
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Segura confirms dominance of Calderon

Segura confirms dominance of Calderon: "
When they met for the first time last August, Mexico's Segura went to Calderon's native Puerto Rico and they waged a fierce fight that ranked as one of the best slugfests of 2010. A rematch was an obvious business decision for both sides. ...


ESPN
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Buffalo Grove teen airlifted from cruise ship

Buffalo Grove teen airlifted from cruise ship: "Ricardo Castrodad, a spokesman for the Coast Guard, said Monday that the original plan was to send a rescue boat to rush him to a hospital in Puerto Rico, but Stephen's condition worsened and forced greater haste. The Coast Guard sent a helicopter ...


Cubans Facing Rising Food Prices

Cubans Facing Rising Food Prices: "Perhaps that's why we Cubans are traumatized by this product extracted from sunflowers, soybeans or olives. The price of a quart of oil in the market has become our own popular indicator of well-being versus crisis, in the thermometer that takes the ...


Al-Qaida cells active in Brazil, magazine says

Al-Qaida cells active in Brazil, magazine says: "BUENOS AIRES (JTA) -- The terrorist organization al-Qaida is active in Brazil, including planning attacks and recruiting followers, a Brazilian magazine reported. The revelation published over the weekend in Veja is causing serious concern in Brazil ...


Religious Puerto Ricans Often Choose Sterilization Over Birth Control Pill

Religious Puerto Ricans Often Choose Sterilization Over Birth Control Pill: "
Last week, On Faith, a column in the Washington Post, had an article on sterilization abuse in Puerto Rico. I certainly knew about the role of the US Government (and Planned Parenthood's Margaret Sanger) in promoting sterilization in an effort to ...


Opposing Views
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