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domingo, 17 de abril de 2011

Cubans welcome Castro call to limit leaders' terms

Cubans welcome Castro call to limit leaders' terms: "Cuba's president Raul Castro addresses the audience during the inauguration of the Sixth Congress of Cuban Communist Party in Havana April 16, 2011. By Jeff Franks and Rosa Tania Valdes HAVANA (Reuters) - Cubans mostly welcomed President Raul Castro's ...


Job cuts for poor seniors could up homelessness Nation Wires ...

Job cuts for poor seniors could up homelessness Nation Wires ...: "For $700 a month, 65-year-old Esmeralda Calderon cares for children part-time through a federal community service job that's in jeopardy because of cuts to ...


Argentina to boost influence in 42 groups

Argentina to boost influence in 42 groups: "By Jude Webber in Buenos Aires Argentina's government is poised to increase its influence in 42 private companies – including big banks, a steelmaker and the biggest media group – in which it inherited stakes when it nationalised private pension funds ...


New Jersey tourist charged with killing man at ritzy Puerto Rico ...

New Jersey tourist charged with killing man at ritzy Puerto Rico ...

By AP, Saturday, April 16, 9:46 AM SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A New Jersey man is facing murder and weapon possession charges connected to a killing in the ...

Cuba's Castro proposes setting limits for public office

Cuba's Castro proposes setting limits for public office: "By Shasta Darlington, CNN Havana, Cuba (CNN) -- Cuban President Raul Castro on Saturday proposed setting term limits for public office in a country where two brothers have ruled for more than 50 years. "We have arrived at the conclusion that it is ...


Federal Peronism primaries 'still underway' despite Duhalde's absence

Federal Peronism primaries 'still underway' despite Duhalde's absence

Through a press release, the San Luis governor invited the members of the press to a conference he will be offering at the Teatro Victorial, in the city of Buenos Aires. The pre-primaries are scheduled to take place in the provinces of Catamarca, ...

Mexico's Slim to invest $1.5 billion in Argentina: report

Mexico's Slim to invest $1.5 billion in Argentina: report: "BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Mexican magnate Carlos Slim plans to invest about $1.5 billion in Argentina's telecoms sector, a newspaper reported on Saturday, citing the government. Slim's America Movil is one of the world's biggest cell phone providers ...


US tourist accused in Puerto Rico hotel killing

US tourist accused in Puerto Rico hotel killing: "AP SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- A New Jersey man is facing murder and weapon possession charges connected to a killing in the parking lot of a high-end resort in a popular tourist area of Puerto Rico's capital, police said. According to a police statement ...


Cuba convenes congress to shape nation's future

Cuba convenes congress to shape nation's future: "By Tracy Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times With a huge military parade and amid high public expectation, Cuba's ruling Communists on Saturday convened an extraordinary congress that will shape much of the island nation's fate. The Cuban Communist Party ...


US contractor appeals 15-year sentence for spying

US contractor appeals 15-year sentence for spying: "HAVANA, April 16 (Xinhua) -- US contractor Alan Gross has appealed to the Cuban justice against his 15-year jail term for "espionage", President of Cuba's Supreme Court Ruben Remigio said here Saturday. "The appeal was filed a few days ago by Gross's ...


ECB can't hold off rates for laggers: Gonzalez-Paramo

ECB can't hold off rates for laggers: Gonzalez-Paramo: "SANTIAGO (Reuters) - The European Central Bank cannot hold off measures like its April 7 rate increase because some countries are lagging in recovery and they should implement economic reforms to bolster growth, a top ECB policymaker said in an ...


The Legacy of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Processes in Latin ...

The Legacy of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Processes in Latin ...: "The Legacy of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Processes in Latin America. by European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) on ...


Mexico Nabs Drug Baron Over Mass Graves

Mexico Nabs Drug Baron Over Mass Graves

A Zetas drug gang leader has been nabbed over the worst mass killings in Mexico's drug war, the navy said. He is also suspected of being the mastermind behind the murders of 72 US-bound migrants in the same township in the northern state of Tamaulipas ...

Fighting poverty in developing countries

Fighting poverty in developing countries: "Fr Nicholas Schembri Farrugia (MSSP) was granted €12000 from the ODA fund in 2009 for the refurbishment of an existing playground in Arequipa, Peru. Last year, Fr Nicholas proposed another project for which he obtained a further €18000. ...


$1.35M found stashed in car at Puerto Rican port

$1.35M found stashed in car at Puerto Rican port: "(AP) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Federal authorities have seized $1.35 million in cash hidden inside a car aboard a cargo ship that arrived from ...


Chile Orders Exhumation to Settle How President Allende Died

Chile Orders Exhumation to Settle How President Allende Died: "By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE SANTIAGO, Chile (Agence France-Presse) — Decades after President Salvador Allende died in a 1973 coup, Chile is preparing to exhume ...


Costa Rica Still Safest As The Drug War Hits Central America

Costa Rica Still Safest As The Drug War Hits Central America: "Demand for cocaine in the United States (which, unlike that in Europe, is fed through Central America), combined with the ultimately futile war on drugs, has led to the upsurge in violence. It is American consumers who are financing the drug gangs and, ...


Rabbi launches Buenos Aires mayoral bid

Rabbi launches Buenos Aires mayoral bid: "BUENOS AIRES (JTA) -- An Argentinian rabbi has launched a bid to be elected mayor of Buenos Aires. Rabbi Sergio Bergman launched his candidacy April 14 to serve in the top position in Argentina's capital city. It is the first time a kippa-wearing ...


Children thefts in Argentina: German investigative journalist barred from the US

Children thefts in Argentina: German investigative journalist barred from the US

German radio correspondent based in Buenos Aires Gabriela Weber, who is investigating the alleged theft of children by a US diplomat during the Argentine military dictatorship (1976-1983) apparently has been permanently denied her request for an ...

Life in prison for last Argentine dictator

Life in prison for last Argentine dictator

Buenos Aires - The last Argentine dictator, former general Reynaldo Bignone, was sentenced to life in a common prison for crimes against humanity during the bloody 1976-83 regime. A court in the Buenos Aires suburb of San Martin on Thursday convicted ...

Economic growth rebounds in poorer countries

Economic growth rebounds in poorer countries: "
It says that countries such as Russia suffered from the "shock therapy" administered as a result of IMF advice, and that countries such as Brazil and Argentina have grown more strongly after abandoning "failed policies" – for example the fixed exchange ...


The Guardian
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Brazil's ex-president Lula da Silva receives leadership award in Spain

Brazil's ex-president Lula da Silva receives leadership award in Spain: "... in the southwestern city of Cadiz in recognition of his work combating poverty and his leadership at the helm of South America's most powerful economy. ...


Cuba mulls term limits for leaders

Cuba mulls term limits for leaders: "Cuba's president Raul Castro recommends imposing term limits on presidency and other posts to make way for new blood. If you are a new American Banking & Market News reader, we would like to welcome you to our website. American Banking & Market News ...


Mexico police unearth new mass graves

Mexico police unearth new mass graves: "
The killing of Juan Francisco Sicilia on March 28 sparked demonstrations across the country against the violent drug war in the country, which has claimed more than 34000 lives so far. Circumstances surrounding the arrest, however, cast doubt over ...


Aljazeera.net
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Apparitions in Argentina are not authentic, declares archbishop

Apparitions in Argentina are not authentic, declares archbishop: "
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Apr 15, 2011 / 05:54 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Jose Maria Arancedo of Santa de la Vera Cruz, Argentina declared that the reported Marian apparitions in the town of Centeno will not be approved by the Church. ...


Catholic News Agency
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