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viernes, 30 de diciembre de 2011

Flax seeds sub for eggs in Venezuelan corn pancakes

Flax seeds sub for eggs in Venezuelan corn pancakes: 200 Authentic and Fabulous Recipes for Latin Food Lovers" (Da Capo), author Terry Hope Romero revises Venezuelan cachapas (fresh-corn pancakes) by replacing eggs with ground flax seeds. The sticky seeds hold the pancakes together, even though the ...

Marcus Carey trial: Defense attorneys have until April to argue against death ...


Marcus Carey trial: Defense attorneys have until April to argue against death ...

30 to argue against the death penalty. Officials agreed that day that additional time would be necessary for the defense to supplement its reasons against the death penalty, according to court documents. The US Attorney's office had until Jan 31, ...

Poll watcher: Republican problems with Hispanic voters larger than ever


Poll watcher: Republican problems with Hispanic voters larger than ever

Heightened unemployment among Hispanics – over 11 percent in recent government data – also might be a point of weakness for Obama. Nearly all Hispanic voters in the Pew poll said jobs are an important issue to them in the 2012 election, ...

Puerto Rico FBI agent drowns in attempted rescue


Puerto Rico FBI agent drowns in attempted rescue

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An FBI agent who tried to rescue a swimmer in distress has drowned at a beach in northeast Puerto Rico, authorities said Friday. Daniel Knapp, a 43-year-old agent who was based in San Juan, drowned on Thursday at Hidden ...

UN lists LGBT rights abuses for the first time

UN lists LGBT rights abuses for the first time: The December 15 report cited dozens of examples of failures and victories in the protection of LGBT human rights, pointing to murders and rapes in Europe and North America as readily as those in Africa and Latin America, but also noting positives in ...


A place in Venezuela that gets 40000 lightning strikes per night

A place in Venezuela that gets 40000 lightning strikes per night: Residents of Venezuela have been treated to a light show that has been going on for thousands of years. One spot on the Catatumbo River gets, regularly, forty thousand bolts every night. The lightning has helped sailors navigate, foiled attacks on the ...

Death penalty to be sought in 3 W.Va. slayings

Death penalty to be sought in 3 W.Va. slayings: If Taylor is convicted and sentenced to death, she would become the second woman to receive a federal death sentence since the US Supreme Court reinstated capital punishment in 1976. Angela Johnson of Forest City, Iowa, was convicted in federal court ...

Cuban Culture Minister Predicts 2012 Year of Work, Challenge

Cuban Culture Minister Predicts 2012 Year of Work, Challenge: 30 de diciembre de 2011, 11:33Havana, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister of Culture Abel Prieto has foretold 2012 a year of hard work and challenges as a result of the agreements reached at the last Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba. ...

Cuba relic ends mammoth pilgrimage


Cuba relic ends mammoth pilgrimage

HAVANA — Cuba's patron saint wrapped up a 16-month pilgrimage here Friday ahead of a papal visit early next year to mark the 400th anniversary of the relic's legendary discovery. The statue of Our Lady of Charity, the patroness of Cuba, ...

Amazon rainforest imperiled in gold rush

Amazon rainforest imperiled in gold rush: PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru — Record gold prices are claiming an unlikely victim: the ... In a region wracked by poverty and few other economic opportunities, ...

Marching Towards the Past in Guatemala

Marching Towards the Past in Guatemala: Ever since, the case has languished in Guatemalan courts, defying rulings of the Inter American Court of Human Rights. Otto Perez Molina himself, and two other generals, were named in a second case, focusing on the commanding officers whose direct ...


Venezuela's Chavez Speculates over Coincidence of Leftwing Latin ...

Venezuela's Chavez Speculates over Coincidence of Leftwing Latin ...: Mérida - (Venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has expressed his “suspicions” over the number of left wing Latin American presidents who have acquired cancer recently. “It's difficult to explain, ...

How Do Americans Feel About The Death Penalty?

How Do Americans Feel About The Death Penalty?: The American public has grown slightly more uneasy about capital punishment over time, but more than 60% still support the death penalty. This infographic done in collaboration with GOOD, looks at how the perception of the death penalty ...


Venezuelan oil sales to the US continue to decline

Venezuelan oil sales to the US continue to decline: Venezuela's oil businesses with the United States continue to decline in terms of the volume of sales. Preliminary statistics from the US Department of Energy show that during the fourth quarter of 2011, sales of Venezuelan crude oil averaged some ...


Hugo Chavez Congratulates Cuban Medical Workers in Venezuela


Hugo Chavez Congratulates Cuban Medical Workers in Venezuela

Havana, Cuba, Dec 30.- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez sent a Happy New Year message congratulating the Cuban medical personnel working in his country. “You really are honourable children of Marti and Fidel, I wish you a happy new year, comrades! ...

Cuba School Board hoping to receive grant for wind turbine

Cuba School Board hoping to receive grant for wind turbine: 19 at the Unit Office in Cuba. President Sue McCance called the meeting to order at 6:31 pm During the meeting, it was decided to seek funding for a windmill project for educational purposes. Under the superintendent's report, Mr. Kenser presented the ...

Cuban Musicians Honor National Patron Saint with a Concert in Havana


Cuban Musicians Honor National Patron Saint with a Concert in Havana

Havana, Cuba, Dec 30.- Popular Cuban musicians like singers Omara Portuondo and Carlos Varela starred in a concert on Wednesday in honor of the Caridad del Cobre, Cuba's patron saint, when the national pilgrimage for the 400th anniversary of the find ...

At least 13 killed in Venezuela tanker truck fire

At least 13 killed in Venezuela tanker truck fire: Firemen spray water over a tanker on fire in Caracas on Dec. 29, 2011. At least 14 people were killed and 16 wounded Thursday when a truck carrying gasoline overturned and exploded on the Pan American highway connecting Caracas with ...

SD churches struggle with homosexuality, views

SD churches struggle with homosexuality, views: The gay-rights movement has taken its place in the progression of human rights in America. “First it was African Americans, then women and now the gay-lesbian issue — all movements away from marginalization,” he said. “But when it comes to gays and ...

Chile Sets Up Commission To Face International Economic Crisis

Chile Sets Up Commission To Face International Economic Crisis: SANTIAGO (Dow Jones)--Chile has established a commission made up of key ministers to consider ways to deal with international economic problems, Finance Minister Felipe Larrain said late Thursday. The commission includes the interior, finance, economy, ...

A New Year's resolution for Kentucky: Lets end the death penalty in our state ...

A New Year's resolution for Kentucky: Lets end the death penalty in our state ...:
by Keith Rouda A report released earlier this month on a two year assessment conducted by the American Bar Association [ABA] found that Kentucky's death penalty system is so broken and unfair that the state should declare a moratorium on executions. ...

Louisville.com

Why more Hispanic children are living in poverty: A Q&A

Why more Hispanic children are living in poverty: A Q&A:
Many of these small businesses have been affected by the recession, which has affected employment opportunities. Nicely Colangelo: Teen unemployment has gone through the roof. Lots of retailers have closed and those are the jobs teens entering the job ...

NJ.com (blog)

Argentine leader's cancer forces her to delegate

Argentine leader's cancer forces her to delegate:
Nation Newsday > News > Nation Argentine leader's cancer forces her to delegate Originally published: December 27, 2011 7:45 PM Updated: December 28, 2011 3:44 PM By The Associated Press MICHAEL WARREN (Associated Press) BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - (AP) ...

Newsday

States have authority to legalize online gambling


States have authority to legalize online gambling

South Dakotans who want to gamble have long been able to go to casinos in Deadwood, on Native American reservations or to one of the state's many video lottery establishments. Now they could be on the verge of a new legal place to gamble: online. ...

2011 International LGBT Roundup: Backlash and Repression

2011 International LGBT Roundup: Backlash and Repression: Honduras finally acted on the large number of unsolved murders of LGBT people in that country, after US prompting. The rate of murders of LGBT elsewhere in Latin America — particularly in Brazil, Mexico and Venezuela — drew little international ...