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viernes, 13 de enero de 2012

Ahmadinejad Warmly Greeted in Latin America

Ahmadinejad Warmly Greeted in Latin America:
The US shares responsibility in the emerging order in Latin America. Within the last ten years, it has hardly shared common objectives in the region. Many Latin Americans celebrate this lack of attention because it has given them the right to exercise ...

Honduras Weekly

Cholera epidemic continues unabated in Haiti


Cholera epidemic continues unabated in Haiti

The Pan American Health Organization, UNICEF and the US CDC have announced a partnership with the governments of Haiti and the Dominican Republic to try and improve sanitation and access to drinking water in the Western Hemisphere's poorest country. ...

Venezuelan fuel exports to Colombia boosted

Venezuelan fuel exports to Colombia boosted:
The Ministry for Petroleum and Mining informed that more than 105 million litres of fuel were sent from Venezuela to Colombia in 2011, under the Fuel Export Scheme for the Norte de Santander department of Colombia. Analysts believe that the hike ...

Press TV

Peruvian President Humala strengthens ties With Venezuela's Chavez

Peruvian President Humala strengthens ties With Venezuela's Chavez:
“We are at your service. We say this modestly, but we are here to assist with these great ideas that President Humala has. And we can help Peru eradicate poverty, as we are doing here in Venezuela”, he stated.

Axis of Logic

Chile's emblematic student leader launches her first book

Chile's emblematic student leader launches her first book: The celebrated leader of Chile's 2011 student movement launched her first book, entitled “Podemos Cambiar el Mundo,” or “We can Change the World,” on Sunday at the Festival of Hugs, an annual event hosted in Santiago by the Communist Party of Chile ...

Agents discover tunnel below Mexican prison

Agents discover tunnel below Mexican prison: Mexican investigators have found a 40-yard (meter) tunnel that inmates chiseled underneath a prison in the northern city of Chihuahua in an apparent effort to escape. The Associated Press No comments have been posted to this article. ...

Biofuels Land Grab: Guatemala's Farmers Lose Plots and Prosperity to "Energy ...

Biofuels Land Grab: Guatemala's Farmers Lose Plots and Prosperity to "Energy ...:
"To fight poverty and the food crisis, we are going to create here 2000 [jobs], directly and indirectly, thanks to a $50-million investment in this little valley," says Carlos Widmann, the agribusiness leader. "Otherwise, the contrary is condemning ...

Scientific American

Venezuela and Iran strengthen commercial ties, not “evil” plans

Venezuela and Iran strengthen commercial ties, not “evil” plans:
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez received his Iranian counterpart, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, in Caracas last Monday for a meeting that yielded a series of new bilateral accords between the two allied countries in areas of industry, science, technology, ...

Axis of Logic

In the Crossfire of the Mexican War on Drugs

In the Crossfire of the Mexican War on Drugs:
But so far most Mexican filmmakers seem reluctant to deal directly with the drug war. Besides fear of a violent reaction from the cartels, one reason may be that the first movie about this Mexican tragedy — Luis Estrada's “El Infierno,” released in ...

New York Times

Narcocorridos: The Drug War in Song

Narcocorridos: The Drug War in Song:
From a back alley in Wilmington, illuminated by the twinkling lights of the nearby oil refinery, the sounds of the Mexican-drug war come alive on a windy Wednesday evening -- not through gun shots, police sirens or the wailing of widowed mothers -- but ...

The South Los Angeles Report

Werner Herzog's Haunting Television Series "On Death Row" Brings His ...


Werner Herzog's Haunting Television Series "On Death Row" Brings His ...

Exploring the intricate details and emotional aftermath of a triple homicide in Conroe, Texas, Herzog sought to better understand the impact of life in prison and the shattering effects of the death penalty. Of the two young perpetrators featured in ...

Growing Catholic divide over Mexico drug war

Growing Catholic divide over Mexico drug war:
A bishop is among those alleging human rights abuses by state, but the church stands behind President Calderón's military-led crackdown on the Mexico drug war. By Josh Allen, Correspondent / January 13, 2012 Bishop Vera of Mexico is seen here in a ...

Christian Science Monitor

Buenos Aires is 40% cheaper than Comodoro Rivadavia :: Cost of ...

Buenos Aires is 40% cheaper than Comodoro Rivadavia :: Cost of ...: Cost of living comparison between Buenos Aires and Comodoro Rivadavia. Find out the prices of more than 30 everyday goods in Buenos Aires vs Comodoro ...

Cuba harvests oil off Florida coast | JunkScience.com

Cuba harvests oil off Florida coast | JunkScience.com: Steve Chiotakis:In the next few weeks, a Spanish company will begin exploring for oil in the deep waters off the coast of Cuba. U.S. personnel checked the oil rig out to make sure it complies with American standards. It does… but that's not ...

Cuba: 9-plus tons of drugs seized in 2011 | Washington Examiner

Cuba: 9-plus tons of drugs seized in 2011 | Washington Examiner: Cuba says it seized more than nine tons of illegal narcotics last year and saw a sharp rise in drug drops off the Caribbean island's coast. The Communist Party newspaper Granma reports that the vast majority of the 20240 pounds (9181 ...

Mission work is Lifelong commitment

Mission work is Lifelong commitment: ... Bolivia and the Philippines, she also travels with college students and ... The poverty, which is made more complicated by the insidious nature of the ...

Human Rights worker and former Rotary Peace Fellow to speak at ...

Human Rights worker and former Rotary Peace Fellow to speak at ...: She has also worked in Bolivia and Colombia, doing human rights ... that aims to end global poverty, and in 2004 was named Young Australian of the Year. ...

Peruvian President Humala strengthens ties With Venezuela's Chavez

Peruvian President Humala strengthens ties With Venezuela's Chavez: We say this modestly, but we are here to assist with these great ideas that President Humala has. And we can help Peru eradicate poverty, as we are doing ...

Agents discover tunnel below Mexican prison, thwart escape


Agents discover tunnel below Mexican prison, thwart escape

MEXICO CITY — Mexican investigators have found a 40-yard (meter) tunnel that inmates chiseled underneath a prison in the northern city of Chihuahua in an apparent effort to escape. State prosecutors' spokesman Carlos Gonzalez says the 30-inch ...

For the Maya, the World Isn't Ending – the Environment Is

For the Maya, the World Isn't Ending – the Environment Is: The ancient Maya civilisation was initially established around 2000 BC in present-day southern Mexico, Guatemala, western Belize and northwestern Honduras. It flourished until about 900 AD, which marked the start of the post-classic Maya period that ...

Subway protesters meet to plan further action against hikes

Subway protesters meet to plan further action against hikes: The multi-sectoral meeting against the sharp hike of subway tariffs was being attended by over 40 social, union and student organizations, including student from the FUBA (University Federation of Buenos Aires). The press conference was being held in ...

Protests in Venezuela increase by 76% in 2011

Protests in Venezuela increase by 76% in 2011: Conflicts in Venezuela spread like wildfire, according to data released by the Observatory of Social Unrest of the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (Clacso). In accordance with this organization, there were 5338 protests throughout 2011, ...


Transitions: A real race in Caracas

Transitions: A real race in Caracas: In Venezuela, as in the US, 2012 is an election year, and in both countries the opposition is deep in its primary process. In the States, the conservative vote has splintered as its candidates veer ever further to the right. But in Venezuela ...

Chile Growth Decelerating Faster Than Anticipated -Fin Min

Chile Growth Decelerating Faster Than Anticipated -Fin Min: SANTIAGO (Dow Jones)--Chile's economic growth is decelerating at a faster pace than originally anticipated, Finance Minister Felipe Larrain said Friday. The government has a 5% gross domestic product growth outlook for 2012, but Larrain reiterated the ...

Agents discover tunnel below Mexican prison Americas Wires ...

Agents discover tunnel below Mexican prison Americas Wires ...: Mexican investigators have found a 40-yard (meter) tunnel that inmates chiseled underneath a prison in the northern city of Chihuahua in an apparent effort ...