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domingo, 10 de julio de 2011

Population control must for peace and prosperity

Population control must for peace and prosperity: "Seven messages have been developed in the world at 7 billion campaign and these focus on young people, women and girls, poverty reduction, reproductive health, environment, ageing populations and urbanisation, said Dr Ashraf. ...


Juan Luis Guerra to Begin “AsondeGuerra” World Tour in Puerto Rico in August

Juan Luis Guerra to Begin “AsondeGuerra” World Tour in Puerto Rico in August: "SANTO DOMINGO – Juan Luis Guerra will give two shows in Puerto Rico in August to launch his “AsondeGuerra” world tour, which will take him to Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Curacao, Venezuela, Peru and Uruguay, the artist's office announced on Sunday. ...


Facundo Cabral, Singer of Conscience, Dies at 74

Facundo Cabral, Singer of Conscience, Dies at 74: "He was 74 and lived in Buenos Aires. The latest on the arts, coverage of live events, critical reviews, multimedia extravaganzas and much more. Join the discussion. Mr. Cabral was killed when the car in which he was a passenger, on its way to the ...


Despite Mexican Violence, US Firms Expand by Border

Despite Mexican Violence, US Firms Expand by Border: "
By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD MATAMOROS, Mexico — When the latest bloody headlines from the drug war in Mexico reach headquarters in New York, Ken Chandler, the manager of an American electronics manufacturing plant here, jumps on the phone. ...


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CFK awaits City election results in Olivos

CFK awaits City election results in Olivos: "President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is following the Buenos Aires City mayoral election from the presidential residence in Olivos, waiting for the official results of the Victory Front candidate, Daniel Filmus. Government House's official sources ...


Bolivian leader: Hugo Chavez's health improving

Bolivian leader: Hugo Chavez's health improving

Morales met with Chavez during Venezuela's bicentennial celebrations last week, along with the presidents of Paraguay and Uruguay. Another ally of Chavez, former Venezuelan Vice President Jose Vicente Rangel, said in an interview with the Colombian ...

Bill Nelson, other Democrats reach out to Puerto Ricans in Orlando

Bill Nelson, other Democrats reach out to Puerto Ricans in Orlando: "Democrat leaders, including US Senator Bill Nelson, held a town hall meeting Saturday to listen to the concerns and garner the support of Puerto Ricans living in Central Floirda. Nelson and Pedro Pierluisi, Puerto Rico's representative in Congress, ...


Brazil begins multibillion-dollar plan to fight poverty ...

Brazil begins multibillion-dollar plan to fight poverty ...: "JAPERI, Brazil — With a monthly stipend that she receives from the Brazilian government, Clemilda dos Santos can now keep the refrigerator stocked for her ...


Police: Puerto Rico man hangs daughter, self

Police: Puerto Rico man hangs daughter, self: "Click here Police: Puerto Rico man hangs daughter, self Published: July 10, 2011 3:56 PM By The Associated Press (AP) -- Puerto Rico police say a 30-year-old man apparently hanged his 4-year-old daughter from a backyard tree and then used another noose ...


Why Pakistan's generals still rule the roost

Why Pakistan's generals still rule the roost: "
Unlike their Latin American and Middle Eastern counterparts, Pakistan's low- and middle-ranking offices have never launched a successful coup. All successful seizures of power have come from the uppermost ranks. The 11 corps commanders, ...


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Texas executing Mexican put U.S. in breach of int'l law, Americans at risk

Texas executing Mexican put U.S. in breach of int'l law, Americans at risk

After repeatedly apologizing for the alleged crime, Leal's final words were shouted, "One more thing. Viva Mexico!" as the lethal drugs began taking effect Thursday night. Eighty-four percent of prison inmates were abused as children according to ...

Will and Kate visit North America

Will and Kate visit North America: "Next it was off to greet students at Inner-City Arts, which provides arts education to children from high-poverty neighborhoods. Sneh Chachra, an Inner City Arts student, greets Catherine. Will helps Kate make clay handprints at Inner City Arts. Will ...


California girl: Kate and William touch down in Los Angeles ahead of their ...

California girl: Kate and William touch down in Los Angeles ahead of their ...

The newly-weds have a busy schedule ahead of them in the US, which will take them from the glitz and glamour of Hollywood to the poverty of Skid Row. They are likely to be met with enthusiastic crowds wherever they go. Kate, who stepped out clutching a ...

Major Health Problems, Many Linked to Poverty, Plague Residents of Colonias

Major Health Problems, Many Linked to Poverty, Plague Residents of Colonias: "
... Journalism at the University of Southern California. A version of this article appeared in print on July 10, 2011, on page AX of the National edition with the headline: Major Health Problems, Many Linked to Poverty, Plague Residents of Colonias.


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Sam Olens: Pursuing death penalty against Casey Anthony a mistake

Sam Olens: Pursuing death penalty against Casey Anthony a mistake

Even if Anthony had confessed to a death penalty-worthy killing, in the end that was just never going to happen. DJ just doesn't American law. A verdict of “not guilty” is NOT tantamount to a verdict of “innocence.” You are absolutely correct. ...

Somali Pirates May Face Death Penalty

Somali Pirates May Face Death Penalty: "Until a century ago, piracy itself was a capital offense in the US, but in 1909 Congress reduced the penalty to a mandatory life sentence. In addition to adding death-eligible charges against the suspected Somali pirates, the US has sought to target ...


Death Penalty, Still Racist and Arbitrary

Death Penalty, Still Racist and Arbitrary: "By David R. Dow LAST week was the 35th anniversary of the return of the American death penalty. It remains as racist and as random as ever. Several years after the death penalty was reinstated in 1976, a University of Iowa law professor, ...


California Death Sentences at 33-Year Low

California Death Sentences at 33-Year Low: "Just three defendants were sentenced to death from January to June of this year, compared to 13 over the same period last year, the report states. "California's death penalty is dead," Natasha Minsker of the ACLU said in a statement. ...


The death penalty: A follow-up on barbarism | The Economist

The death penalty: A follow-up on barbarism | The Economist: "In 2010, for example, Texas had eight death sentences, the lowest number since the Supreme Court reinstated America's death penalty in 1976. ...


Firm stops supplying US death penalty drug - science-in ...

Firm stops supplying US death penalty drug - science-in ...

Texas has executed more people than any other state since the death penalty was reinstated in the US in 1976. The TDCJ has eight executions scheduled over ...

Progress of the World's Women - Latin America & Caribbean

Progress of the World's Women - Latin America & Caribbean: "Declaration of Human Rights ... Women's labour force participation in Latin America and Caribbean is 53 percent, but in common with all regions, the gender ...


El Salvador: Radio Journalists Threatened

El Salvador: Radio Journalists Threatened: "Last year, the Washington-based Inter-American Commission on Human Rights said El Salvador's government must provide protection to the threatened radio journalists and some other journalists given the violence against opponents of the mine. ...


Argentine Singer Shot Dead In Guatemala

Argentine Singer Shot Dead In Guatemala: "A motive for the killing of one of Latin America's best-known folk singers remained unclear. Robles said an investigation was underway. "Adios amigo!" said Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman on Twitter. Guatemalan Nobel Peace Prize winner ...


Human rights advocate: Venezuela, Iran disrespect democratic rules

Human rights advocate: Venezuela, Iran disrespect democratic rules: "His comments came during a conference on the human rights situation in Ira, held in Paris. "The nature of both regimes is similar. They are not democratic (governments). In Latin America, this may be due to political and economic reasons; in Iran, ...


Progress for Women's Rights More Impressive on Paper

Progress for Women's Rights More Impressive on Paper: "Walda Barrios, director of the gender programme at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO) in Guatemala, told IPS that without a doubt, progress has been made in the fight for the rights of women in Mesoamerica. ...