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lunes, 24 de octubre de 2011

NPR finds new discrepancies in Rubio's family history

NPR finds new discrepancies in Rubio's family history

who told a reporter two years ago a story of his family's departure from Cuba that does not mesh with his current accounts. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks at the Washington Ideas forum at The Newseum in Washington October 5, 2011. ...

Keys to Argentine president's landslide victory

Keys to Argentine president's landslide victory

They rebuilt Argentina's industrial capacity after the 2001 economic collapse, creating jobs, lowering poverty and putting disposable income into many more pockets. They did it by either trying to mask or ignore the high inflation their spending ...

Zimbabwe rejects ICC ratification

Zimbabwe rejects ICC ratification: Chinamasa attended the 12th Session of the Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights in all United Nations member states in Geneva, Switzerland earlier this month where he presented a report on the state of implementation of human rights programmes in ...

The Numbers Are in, the Death Penalty Is Out

The Numbers Are in, the Death Penalty Is Out: In the Field Poll released September 29, 48% of California voters opted for a sentence of life without the possibility of parole while only 40% chose the death penalty. And Gallup Polling shows that American support for capital punishment has dropped ...

US Infiltrating Criminal Groups Across Mexico

US Infiltrating Criminal Groups Across Mexico:
And last month, a federal judge in El Paso sentenced a midlevel leader of the Sinaloa cartel to life in prison after he was found guilty on drug and conspiracy charges. He was accused of working as a kind of double agent, providing the Immigration and ...


New York Times

Local Students Working For Cartels?

Local Students Working For Cartels?: For some time there's been talk of the Mexican drug war spilling over into the United States. Now the law enforcement for school districts are worried about students being recruited on this side of the border. Senator John Cornyn met with HISD ...

Chile's opposition set to reject education budget

Chile's opposition set to reject education budget: A subcommittee that will vote on Chile's proposed 2012 budget for education met in Santiago's ex-Congress building under heavy security on Monday, after last week's meeting was brought to a dramatic end when protesters seized the building. ...

Venezuela inmates free 25 hostages, hold 26

Venezuela inmates free 25 hostages, hold 26: (AP) CARACAS, Venezuela — Prison inmates who took more than 50 guards and other prison workers hostage earlier this month have released more than two dozen captives after negotiations, Venezuelan authorities said. Inmates at Tocuyito prison in ...

Haitians Support Movement to "Occupy" Miami

Haitians Support Movement to "Occupy" Miami:
... corporate) constituting 1% of the US population while the rest live in poverty, according to the organizers of the movement that began in New York (Occupy Wall Street) to expand to other US cities Boston, Los Angeles, Miami, and Canada, Montreal, ...


Defend Haiti

Cuba to Closely Watch Hurricane Rina

Cuba to Closely Watch Hurricane Rina: Belize, the Mexican Yucatan, western Cuba and the US Gulf Coast will be closely watching the development of the storm. The current projection cones of the Cuban Weather Service (INSMET) and the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami show Rina taking ...

The Human Rights Situation of Migrant Workers in Latin America ...

The Human Rights Situation of Migrant Workers in Latin America ...: The Human Rights Situation of Migrant Workers in Latin America. Media attention to the humanitarian crisis of migrants crossing Mexico has grown in the wake ...

Lawyer raises new challenge to trial for Guantanamo prisoner accused in Cole ...

Lawyer raises new challenge to trial for Guantanamo prisoner accused in Cole ...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A military lawyer for a Guantanamo prisoner facing a war crimes trial in the USS Cole attack has raised a new challenge to the Pentagon's tribunals. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Stephen Reyes says officials have suggested that prisoners like ...

President Mills accepts invitation to visit Cuba : Ghana Business News

President Mills accepts invitation to visit Cuba : Ghana Business News: President Mills praised the warm relations between Ghana and Cuba, and commended the assistance from Cuba to Ghana over the years, mentioning the special sacrifices of the Cuban Medical Brigade in Ghana, who are serving in the ...

Colombia, Venezuela foreign ministers meet in Bogota

Colombia, Venezuela foreign ministers meet in Bogota: Venezuela's Foreign Minister has arrived in Bogota to meet with his Colombian counterpart in order to discuss bilateral relations and energize trade between the Andean neighboring nations. Nicolas Maduro, the Foreign Minister of the Bolivarian Republic ...

Project promotes learning with dignity

Project promotes learning with dignity

"It's a fabulous project because the children we are serving are way below the poverty level," said Ruth Zalaznick, one of the "shoppers" for the Palm Beach Section of National Council of Jewish Women. The organization recently launched its first Kids ...

Religion and political affiliation

Religion and political affiliation: The US Catholic bishops have become an important lobbying group on issues ranging from abortion to nuclear weapons, health care, Medicaid, lifting the US embargo against Cuba, the death penalty, and the economy. Their Labor Day statement issued Aug. ...

Latin American Labor Conference to Focus on Worker Emancipation

Latin American Labor Conference to Focus on Worker Emancipation:
Participants of the Trade Union Meeting of Our America movement, who have held meetings throughout the hemisphere and in Central America and Mexico recently, will report on their efforts at worker emancipation. Also to be discussed will be the ...


OB Rag

More officers gunned down in 2010, report shows

More officers gunned down in 2010, report shows: The killings occurred in 22 states and Puerto Rico. Of the officers killed in the line of duty, 15 were ambushed, 14 were shot in arrest situations, seven were performing traffic stops, and six were answering disturbance calls. ...

Obama comes to Southern California seeking Latino support

Obama comes to Southern California seeking Latino support:
But Latinos are not just upset about immigration, Gonzalez said. Latinos have been hit disproportionately hard by unemployment and foreclosures, and many blame Obama. “You have essentially seen the elimination of a gigantic portion of the American ...


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