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jueves, 26 de mayo de 2011

Judge Halts California's Plan For Trading Pollution Credits

Judge Halts California's Plan For Trading Pollution Credits: "A group calling themselves the Association of Irritated Residents, together with members of CBE and the Center on Race, Poverty, & the Environment, sued CARB in 2009 after the agency ignored “hundreds of pages of comments” and recommendations made by ...


Brazil Says Libra Discovery Probably Holds Less Than Half Oil It Expected

Brazil Says Libra Discovery Probably Holds Less Than Half Oil It Expected: "Brazil is counting on large discoveries in the so-called pre-salt region offshore to help reduce poverty in South America's largest economy. State-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro SA will operate all new concessions in the pre-salt under new regulations. ...


Bob Denny: Why isn't Florida a happier state?

Bob Denny: Why isn't Florida a happier state?

Huntington, West Virginia, scored the worst on factors including obesity, smoking, drinking, unemployment, and poverty. The people of Huntington were shocked, and met together to meet the challenge. The Director of Public Relations at Cabell-Huntington ...

Analysis: Women give Keiko Fujimori the lead, but some wary

Analysis: Women give Keiko Fujimori the lead, but some wary: "By Caroline Stauffer LIMA (Reuters) - Keiko Fujimori could become Peru's first female president, helped by young women who see her as a successful role model and despite strident opposition from female activists worried about human rights abuses. ...


Mexico drug war protest caravan to mobilize nation's opposition, seal peace pact

Mexico drug war protest caravan to mobilize nation's opposition, seal peace pact

By BorderExplorer Mexico drug war protest organizer, the preeminent poet and journalist Javier Sicilia, is launching yet another national event to call for reform. The National Citizen's Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity, organized by Sicilia ...

Venezuela: US sanctions to hurt US businesses most

Venezuela: US sanctions to hurt US businesses most: "AP , 05.26.11, 11:38 AM EDT CARACAS, Venezuela -- US sanctions against Venezuela's state oil company will primarily affect American businesses, the country's foreign minister said Thursday. The US State Department has targeted Petroleos de Venezuela SA ...


Players dispute drug claim

Players dispute drug claim: "BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Former Argentina teammates of Diego Maradona confirm his claims that there were no doping controls before a World Cup playoff with Australia in 1993 but said they had no knowledge of receiving performance-enhancing drugs. ...


Diana Nyad, at age 61, prepares for second attempt to swim from Cuba to Key West

Diana Nyad, at age 61, prepares for second attempt to swim from Cuba to Key West

Swimming with sharks at age 61: Legendary long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad is ready to make the trek again from Cuba to Key West, and this time finish. By Sally Jenkins, A couple of years ago, swimming legend Diana Nyad was emceeing a swank awards ...

Education policy needs to fill the gap in Ecuador's child labour law

Education policy needs to fill the gap in Ecuador's child labour law

Although child labour is conspicuously absent from the MDG framework, ILO figures still show that 6.7% of all children in Latin America, 15% in sub-Saharan Africa and 5% in Asia Pacific are engaged in some form of hazardous work. ...

Venezuela oil chief says US can 'go to hell'

Venezuela oil chief says US can 'go to hell'

CARACAS — The head of Venezuela's state oil giant Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) said the "imperialist" United States could "go to hell" after it slapped sanctions on the company over alleged ties to Iran. "The imperialists can go to hell. ...

Cuba goes green - Cuban Colada

Cuba goes green - Cuban Colada: "The Cuban government announced that it's stepping into the green building business. An article in Cuba Debate says Cuba is in the “test phase” of building a zero-emissions apartment building. It starts out with a 16-apartment building ...


Puerto Rico governor says Obama to visit island

Puerto Rico governor says Obama to visit island: "President Barack Obama has accepted an invitation to visit Puerto Rico next month, a trip that would make him the first sitting president to come to the U.


Buenos Aires Archbishop calls for more humbleness from the ruling establishment

Buenos Aires Archbishop calls for more humbleness from the ruling establishment

Buenos Aires Archbishop Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio called for more humbleness from Argentina's ruling establishment during the traditional Independence Day Tedeum at the Metropolitan cathedral which as has been the case in previous occasions did not ...

Mexican drug war leaves 28 dead and 700 displaced in western ...

Mexican drug war leaves 28 dead and 700 displaced in western ...: "Police in Nayarit find the dead men on a federal highway while scores of villagers flee their homes in Michoacán.


Latin American middle class

Latin American middle class: "
By contrast, Latin America has experienced modest upward mobility that actually reflects the growing economic strength of the region, despite setbacks owing to the deep global recession. Naturally, there are immense differences between the poorest ...


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The Drug War At Home: How Cartel Cash Moves Across the Border

The Drug War At Home: How Cartel Cash Moves Across the Border: "
The cartels make billions of dollars on the drug trade. But they have to work out complicated schemes to get those dollars they make from addicts in the US back into Mexico and convert them into usable pesos. It's a lot of money. ...


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Regional Business Support Manager

Regional Business Support Manager: "Lead our Regional Business Support team and you'll shape the direction and quality of our work throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Heading up our business support team, you'll take full responsibility for all support functions in the region. ...


Common somatic symptoms, causal attributions of somatic symptoms and ...

Common somatic symptoms, causal attributions of somatic symptoms and ...

... mental disorders and somatic symptoms in a representative sample of the general population of Santiago, ChileFindingsThis was a cross-sectional study of a stratified random sample of 3807 subjects living in private households in Santiago, Chile. ...

Chile Government Is Undecided On IMF Candidate -Finance Minister

Chile Government Is Undecided On IMF Candidate -Finance Minister

SANTIAGO -(Dow Jones)- The Chilean government hasn't decided on which International Monetary Fund managing director candidate to back, Finance Minister Felipe Larrain said Thursday. Larrain, speaking to reporters on the phone from Paris, ...

House backs tribunals only for terror suspects

House backs tribunals only for terror suspects: "The overall legislation already prohibits funds to the administration to transfer suspects from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to the United States for trial in federal courts. The provisions of the bill have drawn a threat of a presidential veto. ...


Indicted Hawaii psychiatrist arrested in Argentina

Indicted Hawaii psychiatrist arrested in Argentina: "The FBI agent stationed in the embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina contacted us at 4 o'clock this morning with good news, that the Argentineans had arrested Dr. Warter this morning without incident in Argentina," Simon said. ...


Cuba marks 50th anniversary of Hemingway's death

Cuba marks 50th anniversary of Hemingway's death: "HAVANA, May 25 (Xinhua) -- Cuba will hold from June 16 to 19 an international conference devoted to Ernest Hemingway, marking the 50th anniversary of his death, the organizers said here Wednesday. The event is organized by the Ernest Hemingway Museum ...


Two Thousand Six Hundred Activists Arrested in US Protests

Two Thousand Six Hundred Activists Arrested in US Protests: "Six people were arrested after protesting at Bank of America against the foreclosure of an elderly couple in South Saint Louis. Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment. December 28, 2010. Three parents asking for the abolition of all nuclear ...


Honduras hopeful after deal with exiled ex-president Zelaya

Honduras hopeful after deal with exiled ex-president Zelaya: "Lobo's election was condemned as illegitimate by several Latin American countries. The United States is among a few countries that recognized Lobo's presidency as a tough compromise in a last-minute diplomatic bid to resolve a crisis that was created ...


Brazil Says Libra Discovery Probably Holds Less Than Half Oil It Expected

Brazil Says Libra Discovery Probably Holds Less Than Half Oil It Expected: "Brazil is counting on large discoveries in the so-called pre-salt region offshore to help reduce poverty in South America's largest economy. State-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro SA will operate all new concessions in the pre-salt under new regulations. ...