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jueves, 26 de enero de 2012

Death sentencing: the expedient non-solution

Death sentencing: the expedient non-solution: By Peter Gales In the 2009 survey of leading US criminologists published in the Journal of Criminal Law and Crimonology, 88% of that nation's top criminologists do not believe that the death penalty is a more effective deterrent to long-term ...


Canadian mining in developing countries ain't much to be proud of

Canadian mining in developing countries ain't much to be proud of:
For the last 15 years, he's been the co-director of an organization called Rights Action, which both funds and supports grassroots projects across Central American and the Caribbean, and tries to educate North Americans about the issues we're causing ...

Planet S

Death penalty sought for Ariz. escapee

Death penalty sought for Ariz. escapee:
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - The US Attorney will seek the death penalty against the Arizona escapee who is accused of killing an Oklahoma couple near Santa Rosa while he was on the run. In an updated indictment against John McCluskey was filed on Tuesday, ...

KASA

Chile's Peso Closes At Four-Month High On Copper, Fed Outlook

Chile's Peso Closes At Four-Month High On Copper, Fed Outlook: By Carolina Pica SANTIAGO (Dow Jones)--The Chilean peso closed at a four-month high against the dollar Thursday, as copper also reached a similar four-month high following the US Federal Reserve's outlook for low interest rates over the next few years.

Chile protests provide a salutary lesson to region

Chile protests provide a salutary lesson to region:
By Naomi Mapstone When Camila Vallejo rallied tens of thousands of students across Chile to take part in months of protests last year, she put a face to a new generation of frustrated Latin American youth. “Our fight is not versus the police or to ...

Financial Times

Achieving development by working around capitalism: Nicaragua, Ortega and ALBA


Achieving development by working around capitalism: Nicaragua, Ortega and ALBA

by Marcus Mulholland / January 26th 2012 Nicaragua is a very small country, with a population of under 6 million, and, as the poorest nation in Latin America it is not of major economic significance. But the re-inauguration of its president on 10th ...

Burrito used to smuggle drugs into prison

Burrito used to smuggle drugs into prison: ... was arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle in heroin wrapped in a burrito for a prisoner, police say. Henry Marin admitted to police he was complicit in smuggling drugs to inmates Carlos Gallardo, a Mexican Mafia associate and Robert Alvarez.

Newt Gingrich sets his sights on Florida's Latino communities

Newt Gingrich sets his sights on Florida's Latino communities:
He was there to persuade Cuban hardliners that he has not gone soft on the Castro brothers. If the Versailles clientele are anything to go by, the tactic seems to be working. Juan Santana, a 53-year-old security guard, born in Cuba but living in exile ...

The Guardian

Cuban outfielder Cespedes declared free agent


Cuban outfielder Cespedes declared free agent

NEW YORK — Yoenis Cespedes, a 26-year-old Cuban outfielder who has established residency in the Dominican Republic, has been declared a free agent by Major League Baseball in a note sent to all 30 clubs. Cespedes, who defected last year from his ...

Family defends husband of woman beaten in Mexico


Family defends husband of woman beaten in Mexico

In any case, I hope the slimebucket that did this to Ms. Nabb is incarcerated in a Mexican prison for a very long time. BTW Sue, get some professional help with your anger issues, there are many great people from all parts of the world, ...

Burrito used to smuggle drugs into prison

Burrito used to smuggle drugs into prison: ... Angeles County sheriff's deputy they suspect was helping smuggle drugs to a prisoner. Deputy Henry Marin allegedly admitted to investigators he was part of a January 2010 scheme to smuggle food to inmate Carlos Gallardo, a Mexican Mafia associate, ...

Mexico: Violence Escalates As Drug War Fails

Mexico: Violence Escalates As Drug War Fails: Mexican President Felipe Calderon unleashed the military on northern Mexico towns like Juarez, ordering troops to take over from local police and government officials. But drug killings have increased and have now spread to Mexico City and to Veracruz, ...

Most Universidad de Chile students from upper classes of society, study says

Most Universidad de Chile students from upper classes of society, study says:
SANTIAGO — A majority of students from Santiago's Universidad de Chile come from the upper and upper-middle classes of society, a study financed by the Ministry of Education reveals. According to the survey of 1032 of the university's registered ...

I Love Chile News

GOP's Latino outreach avoids tuition equity issue


GOP's Latino outreach avoids tuition equity issue

"In particular, we are here during Hispanic Republican Day at the Capitol because President Obama's failed policies have hurt members of the Hispanic community the most. While unemployment nationwide is still over 8 percent, among Hispanics ...

Obama Leads by Wide Margins Among Latinos, but Florida in Play for GOP


Obama Leads by Wide Margins Among Latinos, but Florida in Play for GOP

While some Latinos have complained about Obama's failed promise to take up immigration reform and bring down the country's unemployment rate –53 percent say they are less excited about Obama than they were three years ago — for the most part they ...

Argentina, UK spar over Falkland Islands

Argentina, UK spar over Falkland Islands: Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez, right, and Argentina's Vice President Amado Boudou speak during a signing agreements ceremony at the government house in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jan. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko) BUENOS AIRES, ...

Venezuela: A Model of Role of Revolutionary Military, Fidel Castro Say

Venezuela: A Model of Role of Revolutionary Military, Fidel Castro Say: -Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela is an outstanding example of the theoretical and practical role that revolutionary military people can play in fighting for the independence of our peoples, underlined the leader of the ...

Prison for theft gang's leader

Prison for theft gang's leader:
But Sean D. Murphy, 47, a Lynn resident with a lengthy criminal record and earlier stints in jail, won't be getting an Oscar. Instead, Murphy, leader of a precision band of thieves dubbed the Lynn Breakers, got 20 years in prison for his role in the ...

Attleboro Sun Chronicle

Justices head to Puerto Rico after reapportionment ruling

Justices head to Puerto Rico after reapportionment ruling: HARRISBURG — One day after issuing a bombshell decision to invalidate legislative redistricting maps, three state Supreme Court justices are listed as panelists at the Pennsylvania Bar Association's meeting in Puerto Rico. At least one of them, ...

Native Americans actually came from a tiny mountain region in Siberia, DNA ...


Native Americans actually came from a tiny mountain region in Siberia, DNA ...

But the tiny, mountainous republic has a claim to fame unknown until now - Native Americans can trace their origins to the remote region. DNA research revealed that genetic markers linking people living in the Russian republic of Altai, ...

US Census Reports Multiple Checked Boxes Leads to Native Demographic Growth


US Census Reports Multiple Checked Boxes Leads to Native Demographic Growth

By Rob Capriccioso January 26, 2012 WASHINGTON – The US Census Bureau has released data indicating that almost half of people who identify as Native American report being more than one race. The research, based on 2010 data, was released January 25.

Alleged Native Mob members apprehended

Alleged Native Mob members apprehended: Membership is estimated at 200, with new members, including juveniles, regularly recruited from communities with large, young, male, Native American populations. Association with the gang is often signified by wearing red and black clothing or sporting ...


Carnegie's 2012-13 Season Includes Latin Festival

Carnegie's 2012-13 Season Includes Latin Festival: An Arab-Israeli orchestra, a Latin American festival and the crowning ensemble of Venezuela's music program aimed at helping the poor will be major presences at Carnegie Hall next season, examples of the growing urge to make classical music socially ...

Fidel Castro Says Cuba Will Never Be Pressured or Blackmailed


Fidel Castro Says Cuba Will Never Be Pressured or Blackmailed

The leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, says that Cuba will never be pressured or blackmailed by its enemies, and that the country's laws will be inevitably enforced, as part of its 50 years of impeccable behavior. In his latest reflections, ...

Hostility from US Pre-Candidates Does Not Surprise Cuba

Hostility from US Pre-Candidates Does Not Surprise Cuba: 26 de enero de 2012, 12:33Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) The anti-Cuba stance taken in recent days by Republican pre-candidates for the US Presidency is in tune with Washington''s traditional hostility against the island nation, an experts in the ...