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viernes, 8 de abril de 2011

Almost 40 political prisoners are headed to Spain as part of ab agreement with ...

Almost 40 political prisoners are headed to Spain as part of ab agreement with ...: "Spain has accepted almost 40 more political prisoners from Cuba, which now brings the number in Madrid to more than 100. Cuba ordered the release of at least 37 political prisoners who will arrive in Madrid on Friday with their families on a Spanish ...


Mexican Senate confirms country's 1st woman AG

Mexican Senate confirms country's 1st woman AG: "Chavez was confronted with an escalation in the conflict pitting Mexico's powerful drug cartels against each other and the security forces. The drug war has claimed some 35000 lives since December 2006, when the newly inaugurated Calderon gave Mexico's ...


Cartels corrupting US border officials

Cartels corrupting US border officials: "in the mexican drug war , us authorities report a disturbing trend, an increase in american law enforcement officials corrupted by wealthy mexican criminals who pay them to look the other way as illegal drugs and immigrants flow north into the united ...


Brazil hikes personal credit tax to slow inflation

Brazil hikes personal credit tax to slow inflation: "By Silvio Cascione SAO PAULO, April 7 (Reuters) - Brazil will raise a tax on personal credit, its finance minister said on Thursday, in a bid to brake inflation that has edged dangerously close to a government ceiling. The government will double the ...


Doctors announce strike on 33 BA City hospitals

Doctors announce strike on 33 BA City hospitals: "Buenos Aires City's Municipal Doctors Association (AMM) announced that the 33 city's public hospitals will go on strike tomorrow due to the decision of the National Security Ministry of pulling out and cancelling the contracts of the Federal Police ...


War News Updates: Massive Protests In Mexico Against The Drug Wars

War News Updates: Massive Protests In Mexico Against The Drug Wars: "Chanting "no more blood," protesters carrying signs, flowers, and candles gathered in the capital's main plaza in support of Mexican poet Javier Sicilia and the families of thousands of victims of the country's brutal drug war. ...


colombia poverty | ntn24news.com

colombia poverty | ntn24news.com: "London, United Kingdom (AP) - Some of Colombia's finest circus artists have come to London with a... Copyright RCN Televisión | Terms of service | Privacy ...


Mexico mass graves add fuel to public's anger over drug war

Mexico mass graves add fuel to public's anger over drug war: "The US-Mexico border is at the center of another gruesome scene in Mexico's drug war. Nearly 60 bodies were discovered by authorities this week about 80 ...


Seductive Cuba lures Canadians to its stunning beach resorts and historic cities

Seductive Cuba lures Canadians to its stunning beach resorts and historic cities

Last year just over 800000 Canadians visited; we represent 36 per cent of all foreign visitors to Cuba, and many of us are repeat customers who can't get enough of the Cuban experience. The three most popular fun-and-sun destinations are all located on ...

Cuba invests $9.5M in coffee, but still importing | The Associated ...

Cuba invests $9.5M in coffee, but still importing | The Associated ...: "Cuba has spent $9.5 million the past five years to modernize coffee production, but meager harvests mean this java-loving nation must still import to cover domestic consumption, the director of the state-run coffee company said ...


Freed Cuba dissidents arrive in Spain

Freed Cuba dissidents arrive in Spain: "
The deal, agreed in July 2010, saw Cuba agree to free 52 people held in jail after being rounded up in 2003. Spain's El Pais newspaper says 115 ex-prisoners are now in exile in Spain. The number includes more than 50 people freed by the Cuban ...


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We support democratic uprisings in the Middle East. Why not in Cuba?

We support democratic uprisings in the Middle East. Why not in Cuba?

Now, Cuba is no Egypt. Cuba's disdain for basic human rights and democratic norms is far more startling a departure from the prevailing conditions in its ...

Miami Poverty Conference Registration | University of Miami

Miami Poverty Conference Registration | University of Miami

Miami Poverty Conference Registration. The main focus of the conference is to raise awareness about the extent of poverty as it exists, and continues to ...

Brazil at a Crossroads for LGBT Rights | The Nation

Brazil at a Crossroads for LGBT Rights | The Nation: "As Brazil's economy surges, hate crimes against gay, lesbian and transgender people surge as well.


Gunman kills 11 students at Brazil school - CBS News

Gunman kills 11 students at Brazil school - CBS News: "Shooter among those killed at elementary school in Rio de Janiero; At least 20 injured.


WATER PRIVATIZATION, GLOBALIZATION and POVERTY

WATER PRIVATIZATION, GLOBALIZATION and POVERTY: "
Both Suez and Vivendi have already been convicted for corruption in bribery and illegal donations to political parties in connection with projects in central Asia and Latin America. In cases where governments have tried to cancel contracts with ...


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Jurors acquit Cuban militant Posada after 3 hours

Jurors acquit Cuban militant Posada after 3 hours: "... a jury of seven women and five men acquitted Luis Posada Carriles on Friday on all 11 charges in an indictment that accused him of lying about his alleged role in bombings in Cuba in 1997 and about how he sneaked into the country in 2005. ...


People and Technology Fighting Poverty in Peru // Current

People and Technology Fighting Poverty in Peru // Current: "People and Technology Fighting Poverty in Peru. Imagine lighting your entire home with a single kerosene lantern or cooking dinner on a campfire in your ...


Five-way race as Peruvians head to the polls

Five-way race as Peruvians head to the polls: "The country overcame the global financial crisis relatively unharmed, maintaining GDP growth, employment creation and poverty reduction, according Peru's ministry of economics and finance. The good news comes with high expectations from Peruvians, ...


Lessons from Peru's Presidential Election

Lessons from Peru's Presidential Election: "
Peru nearly collapsed under crushing poverty and brutal narcoterrorism, but it is now one of Latin America's fastest growing economies. Since García's election in 2006, Peru's economy has averaged 7 percent annual growth, defying the global recession ...


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Paul McCartney headed back to South America

Paul McCartney headed back to South America: "The Beatles alum will play May 9 in Lima, Peru; May 11 in Santiago, Chile; and May 22 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, according to his website. All three shows will be held at large stadiums. McCartney's Lima show -- his first ever in the city -- will be at ...