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miércoles, 25 de enero de 2012

Veteran won battle of the bottle: He helped other Native Americans do so, too

Veteran won battle of the bottle: He helped other Native Americans do so, too: After moving back to his native Oklahoma, Bosin dedicated much of the rest of his life to fighting the problem among American Indians. One of the organizers behind the annual New Year's Eve Sobriety Powwow in Tulsa, which recently marked its 11th year, ...

Cuba Demands UN Action Against Israel

Cuba Demands UN Action Against Israel: HAVANA TIMES, Jan 25 — In a meeting of the United Nations Security Council yesterday, Cuba called for practical steps to be taken so that Israel would end policies and actions that violate international law, reported the Prensa Latina agency.

2 Cuban migrants escape Cayman detention

2 Cuban migrants escape Cayman detention: By Juan O. Tamayo Two Cuban boatpeople who escaped from a detention center in the Cayman Islands remained at large Tuesday and might have found a way to leave the Caribbean territory, officials said. Authorities said Rafael Hidalgo Figueredo and ...

Castro: GOP primary a 'competition of idiocy and ignorance'

Castro: GOP primary a 'competition of idiocy and ignorance':
Cuba has become an important issue as the candidates court Florida's influential Cuban-American community in an effort to win the biggest electoral prize so far in the primary season. Castro said he always assumed the candidates would try to outdo each ...

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Cuban trained doctors fail test to practice medicine in Chile

Cuban trained doctors fail test to practice medicine in Chile:
The vast majority of them completed their training in Cuba. Doctors educated in foreign countries are not getting adequate marks to practice medicine. Photo: Photostock Cuba's program of medical internationalism began in 1959 after the Cuban Revolution ...

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Multilateral agencies to study Caribbean pension systems

Multilateral agencies to study Caribbean pension systems: IDB experts warn that millions of workers in Latin America and the Caribbean run the risk of poverty during their retirement years unless countries reform their pension systems. It says the partnership with the two international financial agencies will ...

Argentine government, importers on warpath

Argentine government, importers on warpath: BUENOS AIRES, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Argentina's government and importers are on the warpath after President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner slapped new taxes on the traders and refused to budge in the face of furious demands for change.

2010 Census Shows Nearly Half of American Indians and Alaska Natives Report ...

2010 Census Shows Nearly Half of American Indians and Alaska Natives Report ...: 25, 2012 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The US Census Bureau today released a 2010 Census brief, The American Indian and Alaska Native Population: 2010, that shows almost half (44 percent) of this population, or 2.3 million people, reported being ...

Chile's president failing to keep promises, report reveals

Chile's president failing to keep promises, report reveals: ... security (22.5), education (28.6) and poverty and equity (18.2). However, these areas failed to surpass 30 percent of commitments made. Eduardo Dockendorff, director of the Institute for Public Affairs at the Universidad de Chile, told The Santiago ...

Capitol Hill Cubans: What Wilman's Death Says About Cuba

Capitol Hill Cubans: What Wilman's Death Says About Cuba: The tragic death of Cuban dissident Wilman Villar after a 50-day hunger strike should make clear that the Cuban people seek freedom and are increasingly willing to defy a repressive regime to get it. They deserve outside moral support, which ...

Abbott to cut 700 jobs in U.S., Puerto Rico — Gurnee news, photos ...

Abbott to cut 700 jobs in U.S., Puerto Rico — Gurnee news, photos ...: Abbott Laboratories announced on Wednesday that it will cut about 700 positions in the United States and Puerto Rico, largely as part of a restructuring of its stent-manufacturing business. The North Chicago-based company also plans to cut ...

Ex-Green Beret from NC dies in Mexico; ran private Afghan jail, tortured ...


Ex-Green Beret from NC dies in Mexico; ran private Afghan jail, tortured ...

RALEIGH, NC — Jonathan “Jack” Idema, a former Green Beret from North Carolina convicted of running a private jail in Afghanistan where he tortured terrorism suspects, has died. He was 55. The director-general of police in the Mexican state of Quintana ...

Venezuela: counting the cost of crime

Venezuela: counting the cost of crime: It is no secret that Venezuela is hardly the most business friendly country in the world, with a president who habitually takes pleasure in grabbing private property, while a maze of government regulations act as an added deterrent.

Opinion: Why candidates want the Cuban vote

Opinion: Why candidates want the Cuban vote: By Mike Valdés-Fauli, Special to CNN (CNN) - For months, Cuban-American Senator Marco Rubio has sat atop pundits' vice presidential lists, and the Republican primary here on January 31 once again places the Florida Hispanic population at the forefront ...

Judge confirms charges against Ethiopian dissident blogger

Judge confirms charges against Ethiopian dissident blogger: If convicted on all charges, he could face the death penalty. Judge Endeshaw Adane of the third criminal bench of the Lideta Federal High Court in the capital Addis Ababa reviewed evidence presented by government prosecutors yesterday and confirmed all ...

Federal funds toward a new Indian center now in jeopardy

Federal funds toward a new Indian center now in jeopardy: The Native American Indian Association of Tennessee could lose an approximate $248000 congressional grant appropriation if the organization can't begin on a new cultural center in Nashville by Sept. 30. The Economic Development Grant, ...

Man wanted in Puerto Rico on rape charges arrested in Del.


Man wanted in Puerto Rico on rape charges arrested in Del.

Rigoberto Sostre is being held in the Sussex Correctional Institution in lieu of $90000 secured bail awaiting extradition to Puerto Rico, said Sgt. Earl Brode. Sostre had been sought by authorities in Puerto Rico for rape. Officers went to his Clark ...

Extradited Ex-Priest Faces 55 Irish Abuse Charges

Extradited Ex-Priest Faces 55 Irish Abuse Charges: A defrocked Irish priest who was extradited from Brazil with British help has appeared in a Dublin court charged with 55 counts of sexually abusing 18 children. The judge ordered 72-year-old Peter Kennedy held without bail Wednesday in Dublin's ...

Argentina Economy Minister Pledges Policy Continuity In 2012

Argentina Economy Minister Pledges Policy Continuity In 2012: By Ken Parks BUENOS AIRES (Dow Jones)--Argentina's federal government will continue its pro-growth policies this year, including the use of the central bank's international reserves to pay creditors, Economy Minister Hernan Lorenzino said Wednesday.

Venezuelans' growing economic dependence on the State

Venezuelans' growing economic dependence on the State: The latest opinion poll conducted by research firm Datos in November 2011, found again high polarization levels among Venezuelan voters, as shown in previous surveys. Further, the survey found a higher economic dependence of Venezuelans on the State, ...

Public spending fuels Ecuador leader's popularity


Public spending fuels Ecuador leader's popularity

But Ecuador devotes a greater share of its economy to public investment than any other nation in Latin America and the Caribbean, spending 10 percent of gross domestic product. The main strategic ally of this tall, pugnacious US- and European-trained ...

American Shame in Colombia

American Shame in Colombia: The US has certainly disregarded this admonition with reckless abandon in Latin America, and Colombia is the foremost example of this, at least at the present time. Human Rights Watch appears to concur with this judgment. Thus, Human Rights Watch (HRW) ...

Abbott to cut 700 jobs in US, Puerto Rico


Abbott to cut 700 jobs in US, Puerto Rico

Abbott Laboratories announced on Wednesday that it will cut about 700 positions in the United States and Puerto Rico, largely as part of a restructuring of its stent-manufacturing business. The North Chicago-based company also plans to cut “fewer than ...

Public spending fuels Ecuador leader's popularity

Public spending fuels Ecuador leader's popularity: But Ecuador devotes a greater share of its economy to public investment than any other nation in Latin America and the Caribbean, spending 10 percent of gross domestic product. The main strategic ally of this tall, pugnacious US- and European-trained ...

Chaplain says Mexican officials committed sacrilege at prison chapel

Chaplain says Mexican officials committed sacrilege at prison chapel: By David Agren MEXICO CITY (CNS) -- A prison chaplain in northern Mexico accused soldiers and police of committing sacrilege as they tore apart his chapel during an early morning raid meant to uncover drugs and weapons.