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miércoles, 8 de junio de 2011

Family of Cuban hunger striker headed to Miami

Family of Cuban hunger striker headed to Miami: "By Shasta Darlington, CNN Havana (CNN) -- The mother of Orlando Zapata Tamayo, a political prisoner who died last year after a prolonged hunger strike, says she will continue to fight for democracy in Cuba after she emigrates to the United States on ...


Juarez's top cop confident of restoring peace

Juarez's top cop confident of restoring peace: "By Nick Valencia and Arturo Chacon, CNN (CNN) -- On the job for barely three months, the new police chief of Ciudad Juarez -- the globally recognized hotspot in Mexico's drug wars -- predicts bold changes in his new border home. ...


No lights yet in one Copa America venue

No lights yet in one Copa America venue: "BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — One of the eight stadiums being used for the Copa America lacks a lighting system, which threatens four matches in the South American championship that is set to open in just over three weeks. Pedro Eusebio, a spokesman ...


HRC condemns anti-gay violence in Puerto Rico

HRC condemns anti-gay violence in Puerto Rico: "WASHINGTON – The Human Rights Campaign today called upon federal and local government officials and law enforcement authorities to strengthen their efforts to implement a long-term strategy to address violence against LGBT individuals in Puerto Rico. ...


Venezuela Votes in Vienna to Avert 'Collapse' in Oil Prices

Venezuela Votes in Vienna to Avert 'Collapse' in Oil Prices: "By Daniel Cancel and Rachel Graham - Wed Jun 08 18:29:04 GMT 2011 Venezuela was concerned oil prices would “collapse” if OPEC had increased production limits at today's meeting in Vienna, the country's oil minister said in an interview with state ...


Batista feels the early pressure of Copa America

Batista feels the early pressure of Copa America: "Photo: Alik Keplicz / AP BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina coach Sergio Batista quickly felt the pressure after he arrived late on Wednesday to his team's first training session for the Copa America. Expectations in Argentina are enormous for ...


Puyehue ash cloud: Buenes Aires flights resume

Puyehue ash cloud: Buenes Aires flights resume: "Airports in Buenos Aires have resumed normal operations after being closed by ash from the erupting Puyehue volcano in southern Chile. The ash has swept across large swathes of neighbouring Argentina and has now reached southern Brazil. ...


When Gas Prices Lead to Cutbacks

When Gas Prices Lead to Cutbacks: "By Joel Bowman 06/08/11 Buenos Aires, Argentina – Stocks fell again yesterday, down another 20 points or so. That's six for six sessions in the red. And they're down again, if only modestly, this morning. Gold is down too, off 8 bucks and change over ...


Mexican cartels fashion trucks into war machines

Mexican cartels fashion trucks into war machines: "(CBS 8) - Mexican cartels are upping the ante in the deadly drug wars throughout the country, turning ordinary trucks into machines of war. Locals call them "the monsters" -- armored assault vehicles complete with gun turrets, bulletproof glass and ...


Latin America poverty Latin America program Families in Action ...

Latin America poverty Latin America program Families in Action ...: "In the 'conditional cash transfer' Families in Action programs, mothers must meet conditions such as attending nutrition classes and taking their children ...


At 91, Alicia Alonso Continues To Direct Ballet Nacional de Cuba

At 91, Alicia Alonso Continues To Direct Ballet Nacional de Cuba: "Ballet Nacional de Cuba, under the leadership of legendary prima ballerina assoluta (a title given to only the most exceptional soloists) and General Director Alicia Alonso, presents La Magia de la Danza, part of BAM's 2011 spring season. ...


'The most important thing is to build human capital'

'The most important thing is to build human capital': "Carel de Rooy (CdR): The current challenge for Bangladesh is how to accelerate poverty reduction. If you consider that children constitute 45% of total population and 46% of them are poor, the most effective way to accelerate poverty reduction of a ...


Volcano ash keeps Batista away from first practice

Volcano ash keeps Batista away from first practice: "BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina coach Sergio Batista missed the early part of his team's first training session for the Copa America after being delayed in Brazil from flights grounded because of ash from a Chilean volcano. ...


Argentina Has No Immediate Plan To Sell Debt Abroad -Minister

Argentina Has No Immediate Plan To Sell Debt Abroad -Minister: "BUENOS AIRES (Dow Jones)--Argentina's federal government has no immediate plans to sell bonds on international capital markets, Deputy Economy Minister Roberto Feletti said Wednesday. "We have fiscal solvency that is sustainable over time so it isn't ...


Chavez Continues Latin America Tour, Attempts to Reinstate Status as Support ...

Chavez Continues Latin America Tour, Attempts to Reinstate Status as Support ...: "Humala has promised Peruvians that he will not copy Chávez's economic policies, which have left Venezuela with the region's highest inflation at 22.8% for the 12 months to May, slightly lower than the 12 months to April which stood at 22.9%. ...


Don't sacrifice services to protect illegals

Don't sacrifice services to protect illegals: "TV news constantly shows death and destruction on the Mexican side of the border. It often is caused by power struggles between drug cartels. This drug war is overflowing into the United States because, for some reason, the border has not been made ...


Chinese VP Concluded Official Visit to Cuba

Chinese VP Concluded Official Visit to Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba, Jun 8.- After a successful three-day official visit to Cuba, Chinese VP Xi Jinping was seen off on Tuesday night at the Juan Gualberto Gomez airport of the western province of Matanzas by the Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez ...

Under the cover of democracy

Under the cover of democracy: "
Indeed, as the Soviet model became attractive to many countries in Asia and Africa (not to mention Latin America) ridding themselves of the yoke of West European colonialism, the US system of apartheid, known as Jim Crow Laws or racial segregation, ...


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World Oil Reserves Advanced in 2010, Buoyed by India, Brazil

World Oil Reserves Advanced in 2010, Buoyed by India, Brazil: "By Rachel Graham - Wed Jun 08 11:09:17 GMT 2011 Global proved oil reserves rose by 0.5 percent in 2010, boosted by increases in India, Brazil and Russia, according to BP Plc. (BP/) Deposits advanced to 1.3832 trillion barrels at the end of last year ...


Chile Consumer Prices Rise More-Than-Forecast 0.4% in May

Chile Consumer Prices Rise More-Than-Forecast 0.4% in May: "“There's space to change the pace of interest rate increases for various reasons,” he told reporters in Santiago. “First of all, external inflation is subsiding. We've cut public spending, which also helps. And we're also seeing that inflation ...


More on the drug war in Mexico and border security

More on the drug war in Mexico and border security: "The National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers (NAFBPO) extracts and condenses the material that follows from Mexican, Central and South American and US on-line media sources on a daily basis. You are free to disseminate this information, ...


Under the cover of democracy

Under the cover of democracy: "
As is well known, it is this that prompted the United States to begin the road to end its apartheid system, signaled by the famous legal case of "Brown vs the Board of Education" in 1954, which set the stage to desegregate schools in the American South ...


Aljazeera.net
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One way Cubana airline tickets to jail for 14 Cubans and a Chilean ring master

One way Cubana airline tickets to jail for 14 Cubans and a Chilean ring master: "
The 14 Cubans, all employed by Cubana de Aviacion airline or Sol Y Son, were sentenced to between three and 10 years of prison. State media said they were convicted because they received “cash bribes and personal perks” but did not provide details ...


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80000 marchers taking on Fifth Ave. on Sunday

80000 marchers taking on Fifth Ave. on Sunday: "
"We had never participated in the parade, but watched it on television many times from Puerto Rico," said the band's pianist, Willy Sotelo. "And New York has always been like the second home of El Gran Combo." The parade named as grand marshals Robert ...


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Baylor University Hosts Top Researchers to Address Poverty, Obesity and Other ...

Baylor University Hosts Top Researchers to Address Poverty, Obesity and Other ...: "... of the University of California, Irvine. Invited scholars will lead focus groups in several target areas, including poverty, obesity, sustainability, addiction, materialism and youth risk. Following the conference, findings from each of the subject ...