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domingo, 24 de abril de 2011

Holy Week tourism increases 6%

Holy Week tourism increases 6%: "The main destinations were Villa Carlos Paz and Mina Clavero in Córdoba province; Tandil, Azul and Mar del Plata in Buenos Aires province; Merlo in San Luis province; Colón and Villa Elisa in Entre Ríos; Rosario in Santa Fe and Iguazú in Misiones.


Cuba denies fault in loss of Haiti-bound aid barge

Cuba denies fault in loss of Haiti-bound aid barge: "Cuba is denying a U.S. company's accusations that it is to blame for the loss of a barge carrying $2 million in aid to Haiti.


European tourists found alive in Chilean volcano

European tourists found alive in Chilean volcano: "Santiago, Apr 24, 2011 (EFE via COMTEX) -- Rescue teams found alive two European tourists who had gone missing on the slopes of the Quetrupillan volcano in Chile's southeastern La Araucania region, officials said. Italian Anna Lisa Lombardo and Czech ...


Cuba grants jailed militant early release

Cuba grants jailed militant early release

Even though the 75 dissidents have all been freed, Cuba's opposition movement says prisons are not empty of dissidents, with one activist noting recently there are 60 people currently held on political charges. Cuba, the Americas' only one-party ...

The National Abolitionist-Social Justice-Homelessness-Poverty ...

The National Abolitionist-Social Justice-Homelessness-Poverty ...: "About The National Abolitionist-Social Justice-Homelessness-Poverty-Injustice-St . Petersburg Florida. Hello My Name is GW Rolle, Editor and Pastor of Social ...


How the White House Lost the Fight to Close Guantanamo Bay

How the White House Lost the Fight to Close Guantanamo Bay: "By Ujala Sehgal Attorney General Eric H. Holder's decision to return the case of Khalid Sheik Mohammed to the Defense Department effectively signaled the end of President Obama's promise to close the military detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. ...


Equal Rights for Pachamama

Equal Rights for Pachamama: "One good thing: while 60% of the Bolivian population live below the poverty level, the Gaia agreement will establish "a Ministry of Mother Earth, ...
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Iran, Venezuela stress expansion of ties

Iran, Venezuela stress expansion of ties: "TEHRAN (ISNA)-Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi and his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro stressed expansion of mutual ties. "Iran and Venezuela can complete each other's role in the Middle East and Latin America for sure," said Salehi in a ...


Puerto Rico painter Jose Torres Martino dies at 94 | The ...

Puerto Rico painter Jose Torres Martino dies at 94 | The ...: "Jose Antonio Torres Martino, a Puerto Rican painter and writer who helped create and expand art and journalism institutions on the U.S. island, died Friday. He was 94.


37 more bodies found at Mexico grave

37 more bodies found at Mexico grave: "
Over 5000 people have been reported missing in Mexico, with many presumed to be victims of the drug war, according to Mexico's National Human Rights Commission. Mexico says more than 34200 people have been killed due to the drug trade and in wars ...


Press TV
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The Dark side of Florida

The Dark side of Florida: "
Until their brutal double murder a week ago, it is unlikely any visitors had even heard of a run-down area called Newtown, which suffers from poverty and deprivation on a scale unlike anything in the UK. The homes that make up The Courts projects are a ...


Mirror.co.uk
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Venezuela quits Andean Community

Venezuela quits Andean Community: "CARACAS - VENEZUELA said on Friday it formally left the Andean Community of Nations, a customs union that includes Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. The foreign ministry said it will maintain trade relations with its South American partners 'under ...


Wife prays for jailed husband

Wife prays for jailed husband

Alan Gross, a US contractor, was arrested in Cuba in December 2009. He was found guilty last month in a Cuban court of crimes against the state. The US government and his family have said Gross was working to improve Internet access for the island's ...

Puerto Rico authorities arrest Dominican man attempting to enter US

Puerto Rico authorities arrest Dominican man attempting to enter US

Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.– A Dominican citizen was arrested Wednesday by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers after attempting to enter the US as a vessel crewmember. Juvenal Antonio Batista-Ozuna presented himself for inspection to CBP Officers ...

California farm hub starving for work

California farm hub starving for work: "The vast fruit fields, picturesque farmhouses and rolling foothills of Tulare County, Calif., mask an ugly reality: Nearly a quarter of the population in this Central Valley agricultural hub lives in poverty, and one in three residents receives state ...


One Million Californians Join Hands for Community Colleges

One Million Californians Join Hands for Community Colleges: "
Inspired by the 25th anniversary of Hands Across America, which brought together nearly 6.5 million people across the nation to address the issue of poverty, Hands Across California joined most of the 112 community colleges in the state in an effort to ...


Santa Barbara Independent
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SEC pressing Spanish bank on Cuba

SEC pressing Spanish bank on Cuba: "
The Securities and Exchange Commission was prompted into action by an annual report in which BBVA states it operates a small office in Cuba. BBVA has had a presence in Cuba since 1995. The bank is a 49-percent partner in the Inmobiliaria Aurea SA ...


Cuba Standard.com
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Losing the Mexico Drug War: One Protest at a Time

Losing the Mexico Drug War: One Protest at a Time: "They were joined by 10000 demonstrators in Mexico City and smaller crowds in 35 other Mexican cities. Sicilia's call for President Calderon to stop using military and law enforcement to fight drug traffickers and his belief that legalization of drugs ...


Venezuela's inflation is at 29 percent, and how that relates to the US

Venezuela's inflation is at 29 percent, and how that relates to the US

Venezuela's inflation is at 29 percent and Argentina's actual inflation (many allege the government data is fraudulent) is north of 20 percent. Central banks in Argentina and Venezuela set large negative real interest rates. ...

Brutal Mexican drug gang crosses into U.S. Washington Times

Brutal Mexican drug gang crosses into U.S. Washington Times: "The most violent drug cartel in Mexico has expanded its deadly ... a new wave of brutality to Mexico's escalating drug wars Bolstered by an influx of ...


Venezuela detains alleged Colombian guerrilla

Venezuela detains alleged Colombian guerrilla: "AP , 04.23.11, 08:54 PM EDT CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan authorities say they have detained a suspected Colombian guerrilla who is sought by his home country for alleged involvement in terrorism. A government statement says Joaquin Perez Becerra ...


Poverty, violence and the education system

Poverty, violence and the education system: "... to end the cycle of poverty and crime which continues to be reproduced? ... As a consequence of this trend, the administration of Miami Dade County ...
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Rain-swollen West Venezuela stream sweeps away family; 6 children ...

Rain-swollen West Venezuela stream sweeps away family; 6 children ...

Rain-swollen West Venezuela stream sweeps away family; 6 children drown; 3 adults missing.

Buenos Aires International Book Fair Opens | The Argentina Independent

Buenos Aires International Book Fair Opens | The Argentina Independent: "This year Buenos Aires has been appointed by Unesco as World Book Capital 2011, making last night's opening of the 37th annual International Book Fair a ...


Cuba denies sinking barge with aid to Haiti

Cuba denies sinking barge with aid to Haiti: "HAVANA, Cuba (CMC) – The Raul Castro administration in Cuba has refuted claims by a United States firm that Havana is responsible for the sinking of a disabled barge, which was adrift in Cuban waters as it carried US$2 million worth of aid for victims ...