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lunes, 8 de agosto de 2011

About Chavez and «narcissism-Leninism»

About Chavez and «narcissism-Leninism»: "
In Uruguay, the proportion of people living in poverty and has increased at all (from 9% to 14%), while in average for Latin America, it has decreased from 44% to 33%. In other words, in 1999, this percentage was slightly higher in Venezuela than the ...


Tiwy.com - news of Latin America
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Colombia's Santos seeks new tactics against rebels

Colombia's Santos seeks new tactics against rebels: "Latin America's longest-running rebel insurgency, the FARC was established in 1964 as a communist-inspired peasant army fighting to reduce a poverty-wealth gap that remains huge in the resource-rich South American state. [ID:nN10100427] Listed as a ...


Finally Some Good Financial News!

Finally Some Good Financial News!: "But here's some even better news on an otherwise dismal financial day: If investors do start to turn away from US stocks and bonds, they might come here—and help fuel the Latin American decade that stands to lift millions from poverty. ...


Nine El Salvador ex-soldiers held over Jesuit killings

Nine El Salvador ex-soldiers held over Jesuit killings: "
"That was the fundamental motive for the killing," Judge Eloy Velasco said. Around 70000 people were killed during the 12-year civil war before a 1992 United Nations-brokered agreement brought peace to the country. Human rights groups have welcomed the ...


BBC News
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Alleged Marilyn Monroe Porn Film Nets No Bidders at Auction

Alleged Marilyn Monroe Porn Film Nets No Bidders at Auction: "
BUENOS AIRES – The auction of a 1947 stag film allegedly starring Marilyn Monroe was finished before it could start in Buenos Aires as collectors were cool to the high price and nervous about authenticity after the actress' estate disputed that she was ...


Hollywood Reporter
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Argentina's Unemployment Rate Fell To 7.3% In 2Q - President

Argentina's Unemployment Rate Fell To 7.3% In 2Q - President: "By Taos Turner BUENOS AIRES (Dow Jones)--Argentina's unemployment rate fell to 7.3% in the second quarter, President Cristina Kirchner said in a campaign speech Monday. That brings the rate down from 7.4% in the first quarter, according to data from ...


New president pledges to lift up nation's poor

New president pledges to lift up nation's poor: "
... PRESS LIMA, PERU | Ollanta Humala, the leftist military man who won Peru's presidency after abandoning a radical platform, promised in his inaugural address last month to make his priority the one in three Peruvians still mired in poverty. ...


Washington Times
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Argentina Showed That Justice Means Standing up to the Financial Markets

Argentina Showed That Justice Means Standing up to the Financial Markets: "To have continued paying those debts, with all the conditions the creditors effectively placed on the country, would have meant deepening poverty. Eventually the people of Argentina said that their rights came before the 'rights' of the global ...


Blue crabs threatened by oil spills in Venezuela

Blue crabs threatened by oil spills in Venezuela: "
TAINTED CRAB: Clean blue crabs in Washington, DC Blue crabs caught in Venezuela are under scrutiny due to concerns over oil contamination. (Photo: Mr. T in DC/Flickr) MARACAIBO, VenezuelaVenezuelan fishermen inspect their catch of blue crabs on the ...


Mother Nature Network
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Chile stocks stage biggest 1-day drop in 13 years

Chile stocks stage biggest 1-day drop in 13 years: "SANTIAGO Aug 8 (Reuters) - Chile stocks closed down sharply on Monday, registering their biggest single-day drop in 13 years, as a US credit rating downgrade stoked fears that the United States is slipping into recession. Santiago's blue-chip IPSA ...


Has UK economic growth outstripped that of America?

Has UK economic growth outstripped that of America?: "
London riots: Does Tottenham have the highest unemployment rate in the capital? bit.ly/nN6zpF follow Does the death penalty affect homicide rates? Lessons from the world's most murderous countries bit.ly/oOf72p follow Mirror today: PM a liar to say 3/4 ...


Full Fact
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Venezuela says economy likely grew 4% in 1st half

Venezuela says economy likely grew 4% in 1st half: "By Ezequiel Minaya CARACAS (MarketWatch) -- Venezuela's economy grew about 4% in the first half of 2011 compared to the same period a year earlier, even as the US and other countries are gripped by "the world-wide crisis of capitalism," the finance ...


World's emerging economies not safe from the debt crisis

World's emerging economies not safe from the debt crisis: "China, Russia and India, three countries plagued by widespread poverty and famine in the 20th century, are now among the 12 largest economic powers, according to Germany's Handelsblatt newspaper. But even these emerging nations are susceptible to the ...


Prime Minister Stephen Harper In Latin America For Six Days To ...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper In Latin America For Six Days To ...: "Trade rights and security on agenda as Harper heads to Latin America .... Canada The animators still have not perfected the equivalent of the human smile ...


Chile Stocks Fall 7.2%, Larger Drop Than During Lehman Crisis In 2008

Chile Stocks Fall 7.2%, Larger Drop Than During Lehman Crisis In 2008: "SANTIAGO (Dow Jones)--Chile's blue-chip Ipsa index took a 7.2% nosedive Monday afternoon, suffering an even bigger one-day drop than when Lehman Brothers collapsed in 2008 and sparked a global equity selloff. The Ipsa dropped below the 4000-point-mark ...


Chile inflation slows, boosts cenbank rate hold view

Chile inflation slows, boosts cenbank rate hold view: "... By Antonio de la Jara SANTIAGO, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Chilean inflation slowed in July, boosting views the central bank will leave its key rate unchanged again this month, while the trade surplus widened, data showed on Monday. Chile followed the lead ...


Central America Should Deepen Reform to Lift Growth

Central America Should Deepen Reform to Lift Growth: "“Macroeconomic stability is not enough if it does not deliver social outcomes—jobs, poverty reduction, a sense of fairness—that creates political stability,” she said in a keynote speech. The annual conference for Central America is a long-standing ...


Hugo Chavez's take on his revolution's successes and failures

Hugo Chavez's take on his revolution's successes and failures

The Venezuelan leader, who is in Cuba for treatment, reflected recently on more than a decade in office. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez speaks during a meeting with his cabinet at his office at Miraflores Palace in Caracas August 6, 2011. ...

Cuba, Angola boost military ties

Cuba, Angola boost military ties

HAVANA — Long-standing allies Cuba and Angola have boosted military cooperation during a visit to the communist-run Caribbean island by Angolan defense officials, Cuban state media reported Monday. Cuban Defense Minister Julio Casas Regueiro met with ...

About Chavez and «narcissism-Leninism»

About Chavez and «narcissism-Leninism»: "In Uruguay, the proportion of people living in poverty and has increased at all (from 9% to 14%), while in average for Latin America, it has decreased from ...
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Euro MP signs death penalty petition

Euro MP signs death penalty petition: "Many were hanged who were innocent. The death penalty would not solve murders as generally the murderer doesn't think they are going to be in court. It doesn't work in America and it wouldn't work here. As said, life sould mean life, not like one of ...


Honduras: A Vicious Cycle Of Poverty, Emigration And Deportation

Honduras: A Vicious Cycle Of Poverty, Emigration And Deportation: "At night, they smuggle illegal immigrants from Central America, many of whom are from Honduras. Thanks to his small craft, Pedro saves money and builds up his strength to leave again. He knows he will have to climb again on the back of the Bestia, ...


CIA, DEA, Contractors Operate Secretly Inside Mexico

CIA, DEA, Contractors Operate Secretly Inside Mexico: "
More than 41000 people have been killed in Mexico's drug war since 2006, when President Felipe Calderón began the militarized offensive against the cartels, AFP reported. Most of these deaths come after the US' $1.4 billion Merida Initiative, ...


Antiwar.com
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Colombia's Santos seeks new tactics against rebels

Colombia's Santos seeks new tactics against rebels: "Latin America's longest-running rebel insurgency, the FARC was established in 1964 as a communist-inspired peasant army fighting to reduce a poverty-wealth gap that remains huge in the resource-rich South American state. [ID:nN10100427] Listed as a ...


Argentina nabs 7 suspects in French tourist deaths

Argentina nabs 7 suspects in French tourist deaths: "AP BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Argentine authorities have detained seven people, including the son and daughter of a high-ranking local police official, for questioning in the rape and slaying of two French tourists whose bodies were being flown back to ...