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miércoles, 20 de julio de 2011

Texas Case Puts Capital Punishment Center Stage

Texas Case Puts Capital Punishment Center Stage: "
This would mean that a former prison warden had initiated the beginning of the end of the death penalty in America. As little sympathy as the level-headed Californian has for the radical Tea Party movement, she does agree with its supporters on one ...


Spiegel Online
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Man Found Dead at Hotel in Puerto Rico

Man Found Dead at Hotel in Puerto Rico: "SAN JUAN – A man was found dead inside a hotel room in San Juan's Condado district, the third murder in just a few months in the Puerto Rican capital's biggest tourist area. The head of the San Juan police region, Leovigildo Vazquez, said that the body ...


Venezuela Political Dissident Released from Prison

Venezuela Political Dissident Released from Prison: "
A well-known political dissident in Venezuela who'd been jailed for a year was reportedly released from prison on Wednesday. Alejandro Peña Esclusa, a Hugo Chavez foe jailed last year on terrorism charges, was granted parole, said Dr. Randy Brinson, ...


Fox News
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Cuba: 900 farm experts on Venezuela projects

Cuba: 900 farm experts on Venezuela projects: "HAVANA -- Cuba has more than 900 agricultural experts advising farmers in Venezuela, an official Cuban news agency said Wednesday. The advisers are working on a dozen farming projects in the South American nation under a ...


Briton killed while resisting armed robbers on Venezuelan island

Briton killed while resisting armed robbers on Venezuelan island: "
Photograph: SWNS.com A British tourist has been shot and killed while apparently resisting an armed robbery in a guesthouse in Venezuela where he was staying with his brother. Thomas Ossel, 28, was fatally shot on Monday night on the island of ...


The Guardian
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California's hidden hunger strike

California's hidden hunger strike: "
Let them spend a DAY in a Mexican prison and they might wake up. In Mexican jails & prisons, inmates are fed with food brought by FAMILY MEMBERS or else eat the scraps of those fortunate enough to have family nearby. They have NO gyms & NO free cable ...


Los Angeles Times
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Tucson man sentenced for attempting to export ammo to Mexico

Tucson man sentenced for attempting to export ammo to Mexico: "The ammo was going to be picked up and taken to Mexico the following day. Lopez and the 2 Mexican citizens were charged in the case, Sherwood said. The Mexican men pleaded guilty before trial, and are currently serving prison sentences. ...


Texas base shooting suspect to appear in court

Texas base shooting suspect to appear in court: "
If convicted, Hasan could face the death penalty. He would be the first American soldier to be executed in a US military proceeding in over 50 years if the sentence is carried out. Hasan would have the right to appeal any verdict delivered to several ...


Reuters
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Michigan case asks if juveniles who commit murder should also have possibility ...

Michigan case asks if juveniles who commit murder should also have possibility ...

In Roper, the Supreme Court held that the imposition of the death penalty on juvenile offenders violated the Eighth Amendment. By implication, Defendants suggest, the Court found a sentence of life without parole to be constitutional. ...

Venezuela: At last a solution to corruption! : space for transparency

Venezuela: At last a solution to corruption! : space for transparency: "This type of testimony can be heard daily in Venezuela, and until now there has been nowhere to go to for support with these situations. However, on July 20th, Transparencia Venezuela, will open the Anti-Corruption Legal Assistance ...


Ex-Gitmo detainee told book funds may be seized

Ex-Gitmo detainee told book funds may be seized

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia told a former detainee at the US prison camp in Cuba on Wednesday that it may seize any profits from his autobiography, a report said. David Hicks, an ex-kangaroo skinner and Outback cowboy, was jailed at Guantanamo Bay more ...

Colombia moving toward optimism: Santos Independence Day speech

Colombia moving toward optimism: Santos Independence Day speech

"In the fight against poverty, we have implemented a Plan of Social Prosperity that looks, through the United Network, to take 350000 families from extreme poverty," Santos said. Santos declared that Colombia is strengthening its ties with other ...

Cyclist aiming to pedal kids out of poverty

Cyclist aiming to pedal kids out of poverty: "Education is the route out of poverty, both in Canada and around the world—a ... Levy noted the education packets that are essential for a Nicaraguan child ...
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Tallest squat in the world becomes emblem of Venezuela housing crisis

Tallest squat in the world becomes emblem of Venezuela housing crisis: "
Photograph: Meridith Kohut/New York Times/Redux/Eyevine The 45-storey skyscraper that the Venezuelan entrepreneur David Brillembourg began building in the booming financial centre of Caracas of the early 1990s never did become the emblem of abundance ...


The Guardian
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Charity offers a way out for street children in Brazil

Charity offers a way out for street children in Brazil: "He didn't know what is was like to read a book nor write down his thoughts. And he didn't know how it felt to be loved, because all he had experienced was violence and pain. "On the street you only have two possibilities: death or prison," says ...


Disappearing Resources of the Amazon

Disappearing Resources of the Amazon: "
There you can have your disco, your shamanic ceremonies at night, a large buffet, and a shower, all within easy reach of vast swaths of human poverty and suffering. Welcome to what was once the greatest rainforest on earth, where savage destruction is ...


Fox News
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European Commission and IADB team up on economic and social development in ...

European Commission and IADB team up on economic and social development in ...

At the signing ceremony, President Moreno indicated: “The IDB is pleased to extend the collaboration between the European Commission and the Bank, as key partners for development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We hope that the approval of the ...

38 Undocumented Immigrants Detained in Puerto Rico

38 Undocumented Immigrants Detained in Puerto Rico: "SAN JUAN – Authorities detained in separate operations 25 Cubans, 12 Dominicans and one Ecuadorian trying to enter Puerto Rico illegally, the US Border Patrol said Tuesday. During the first operation on Monday morning, Department of Natural Resources ...


Seven dead in latest Venezuela prison brawls

Seven dead in latest Venezuela prison brawls

CARACAS — At least seven inmates were killed and dozens injured in brawls at two Venezuelan prisons, security officials said, just a week after authorities put down the deadliest jail uprising in the nation's history. The secretary of public safety of ...

US Teen Accused of Being a Drug Cartel Hitman on Trial in Mexico

US Teen Accused of Being a Drug Cartel Hitman on Trial in Mexico

Related Articles 10 Mexican Police Killed in Ambush Authorities say attack happened near Guasave in western state of Sinaloa when officers were returning from political event in Los Mochis Drug War in Mexico Raises Human Rights Concerns 20 People ...

Top officials held in deadly Mexico prison break

Top officials held in deadly Mexico prison break: "AP Mexican prosecutors say a prison director and six others officials have been detained in connection with a jail break that left seven prisoners dead and allowed the escape of 61 others. A statement Tuesday from the Attorney General's Office says ...


Fights in two Venezuela jails leave seven inmates dead

Fights in two Venezuela jails leave seven inmates dead: "Venezuelan officials say six prisoners died and more than a dozen were injured after fighting broke out between rival gangs in a jail in Yaracuy state. The clashes at the San Felipe prison, some 500km (310 miles) west of Caracas, followed the murder of ...


British tourist, 28, gunned down in front of younger brother during botched ...

British tourist, 28, gunned down in front of younger brother during botched ...: "
By Simon Neville A British tourist has been killed by gunmen in Venezuela in a botched robbery attempt. Thomas Ossel, 28, was shot in the armpit after four armed men burst into the guest house where he was staying with his brother Jack, 21, ...


Daily Mail
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Chile's Last Year's Tsunami Victims Stage Violent Protest

Chile's Last Year's Tsunami Victims Stage Violent Protest: "SANTIAGO DE CHILE, July 20 (BERNAMA-NNN- MERCOPRESS) - Some victims of Chile's last year's tsunami victims have protest violently demanding government honours aid promises. Residents of Dichato, Chile, capped off a week of demonstrations with violent ...


Suspect in Fort Hood shootings to be arraigned

Suspect in Fort Hood shootings to be arraigned

According to military law, however, he cannot plead guilty because it is a death penalty case. Col. Gregory Gross, Fort Hood's chief circuit judge, is expected to set dates for other hearings and for the trial. Documents filed in the case show that ...