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viernes, 1 de julio de 2011

South Florida fugitive and pedophile suspect arrested in Brazil

South Florida fugitive and pedophile suspect arrested in Brazil: "
Craig also served prison time in the early 1990s for sexual molestation in Baton Rouge, La., according to arrest records. After his release, Craig met Eva Corn, a wealthy, recently divorced woman who was a heavy drinker, had a mansion in Lighthouse ...


Orlando Sentinel
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Jacksonville mayor sees politics as a way to unite

Jacksonville mayor sees politics as a way to unite: "Brown shuns tax increases like a disciple of Grover Norquist, but he says he is committed to "closing the poverty gap and the opportunity gap" even as he works to balance Jacksonville's budget that's due two weeks after he takes office. ...


Pillay .. Arab Spring has impacted on Human...

Pillay .. Arab Spring has impacted on Human...: "I also hope it is extended to all situations where there are serious human rights violations. "In addition, we see encouraging breakthroughs in a number of Latin American countries, in terms of finally bringing an end to impunity or providing ...


The Organization of American States adopts resolution that condemns ...

The Organization of American States adopts resolution that condemns ...: "
“Acts of violence, human rights violations and discrimination practiced against us because of our sexual orientation and gender identity is the reality of our every day life,” she said. The HIV epidemic in Latin America remains concentrated among men ...


UNAIDS
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President to probe dictatorship-era abuses

President to probe dictatorship-era abuses: "Earlier this year, the San José, Costa Rica-based Inter-American Court of Human Rights, an arm of the Organization of American States, ruled that the Uruguay must investigate and punish those responsible for the heinous human rights crimes committed ...


Fighting for transgender rights in Latin America

Fighting for transgender rights in Latin America: "... of American States (OAS) adopted a resolution on human rights, ... campaign's email action calling on representatives of the Latin America and the ...


Indigenous Peoples, One of the Most Vulnerable to Food Insecurity in Latin America

Indigenous Peoples, One of the Most Vulnerable to Food Insecurity in Latin America

In Bogota (Colombia) experts on food security and the right to food from different countries discussed strategies to fight against hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean, a region where 53 million people suffer from malnutrition and hunger. ...

Brazilian Judge Approves Country's 1st Gay Marriage

Brazilian Judge Approves Country's 1st Gay Marriage: "
Brazil's high court ruled on May 6 that same-sex civil unions must be recognized, a decision welcomed as a watershed by gay activists who also hope it will cool rising violence against homosexuals in Latin America's most populous nation. ...


Fox News
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Gay Chileans demand same sex marriage law | NTN24 NEWS

Gay Chileans demand same sex marriage law | NTN24 NEWS: "With recent trends across Latin America towards gay rights legislation many in the march are hopeful that this represents part of a sea change in attitudes ...


Gay Pride Parade takes to San José streets

Gay Pride Parade takes to San José streets: "
During the activity, singers María José Castillo and Eduardo Aguirre, locally famous for their participation in the reality TV singing competition “American Idol,” performed a variety of Latin American songs with themes of personal freedom and ...


Tico Times
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Volcanic ash again causes flight cancellations in Buenos Aires

Volcanic ash again causes flight cancellations in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires - Ash releases from a Chilean volcano led Friday to the cancellation of more flights in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires. Ezeiza and Jorge Newbery airports in the Buenos Aires metropolitan area were not operational, due to a new cloud of ...

Octomum Nadya Suleman earns $28000 in a month as she desperately attempts to ...

Octomum Nadya Suleman earns $28000 in a month as she desperately attempts to ...: "
Octomom Nadya Suleman made $28000 last month The reality television mother who successfully gave birth to eight babies in a single pregnancy in 2009, has long pleaded poverty. She faced foreclosure on her Californian home after failing to meet monthly ...


Daily Mail
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Venezuela's military chief says country calm despite Chavez's ...

Venezuela's military chief says country calm despite Chavez's ...

Venezuela's military chief says country calm despite Chavez's cancer, military to guarantee constitution - Reuters.

Students Learn Cultural Appreciation In Puerto Rico

Students Learn Cultural Appreciation In Puerto Rico: "BALTIMORE -- Some Baltimore students got the opportunity on their summer vacation to spend a week in Puerto Rico doing service projects and learning about the culture. Seven middle and high school students raised money all year long to go on the ...


Ending poverty via urban planning

Ending poverty via urban planning: "Even not that long ago, Brazil was trying to develop their own PCs because they didn't want to import PCs. Everybody understands now that that's crazy. If there's good technology in the world, import that. If you want– CHRYSTIA FREELAND: If there are ...


Venezuela joins US list on human trafficking

Venezuela joins US list on human trafficking: "
For the first time Venezuela is placed among the countries, along with Cuba, that could face penalties because of the weak efforts of their governments to fight human trafficking. The Government of Venezuela has reacted with an official statement in ...


Press TV
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SHU prisoners sentenced to civil death begin hunger strike

SHU prisoners sentenced to civil death begin hunger strike: "
But when I got to prison, it was New Afrikan prisoners who come from where I was from – poverty stricken environments throughout California – who civilized me by giving me a proper education of self and of the world. But guess what? ...


San Francisco Bay View
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Princeton same-sex spouse won't be deported

Princeton same-sex spouse won't be deported: "
After more than a year of anguish, Venezuela native Henry Velandia, the legal spouse of Josh Vandiver, a Princeton University graduate student, learned this week that he will not be deported after all. Immigration enforcement officials have decided the ...


The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
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Venezuelan President Has Surgery for Cancerous Tumor

Venezuelan President Has Surgery for Cancerous Tumor: "Photo: AP Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he has undergone successful surgery in Cuba for the removal of a cancerous growth. In a speech on state television late Thursday, Chavez said the operation addressed a tumor with "cancerous cells. ...


Analysts: Chavez illness sparks power struggle in Venezuela

Analysts: Chavez illness sparks power struggle in Venezuela: "By Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN (CNN) -- With no heir-apparent to Venezuela's presidency waiting in the wings, politicians are jockeying for power as President Hugo Chavez undergoes medical treatment in Cuba, analysts said. The Venezuelan leader has kept ...


114 individuals indicted on drug trafficking and money laundering in Puerto Rico

114 individuals indicted on drug trafficking and money laundering in Puerto Rico: "SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (MMD Newswire) June 30, 2011 - - One hundred fourteen individuals were indicted for drug trafficking by a federal grand jury on Monday as a result of a joint investigation by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland ...


Drug Cartel Violence Spilling into Houston

Drug Cartel Violence Spilling into Houston: "
As bloody scenes played out on the streets of drug war torn Mexico, a local congressman and sheriff weighed at a peaceful news conference in Houston. "What a lot of people don't realize is that the drug cartels are here in the United States, ...


MyFox Houston
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IFAD President to meet farmers in Chaco and Misiones, Argentina

IFAD President to meet farmers in Chaco and Misiones, Argentina: "IFAD President to meet farmers in Chaco and Misiones, Argentina. Family farming, policy dialogue, sustainable rural poverty reduction top agenda in meetings ...


Peru President Garcia Calls For Prayers For Venezuela's Chavez

Peru President Garcia Calls For Prayers For Venezuela's Chavez

LIMA -(Dow Jones)- Peruvian President Alan Garcia on Friday called for Peruvians to pray for the well-being of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, who is suffering from cancer. Speaking to reporters, Garcia said that he wished for a speedy recovery for ...

Rainbow of Colours and Gender Equality at Innovative School

Rainbow of Colours and Gender Equality at Innovative School: "(In Brazil, schoolchildren attend either the morning or the afternoon shift.) Having a baby becomes a source of self-affirmation for girls steeped in poverty without opportunities in slum neighbourhoods with high proportions of women-headed households, ...