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martes, 31 de enero de 2012

Les ados obèses plus susceptibles d'intimider et d'être intimidés


Les ados obèses plus susceptibles d'intimider et d'être intimidés

Les adolescents obèses sont plus susceptibles que les jeunes de poids «normal» d'être intimidés ou de commettre eux-mêmes des actes d'intimidation, indique une nouvelle étude. L'auteur de cette étude, le professeur Atif Kukaswadia, de l'université ...

Pédophilie : les fournisseurs d'accès ont fait supprimer 324 ...


Pédophilie : les fournisseurs d'accès ont fait supprimer 324 ...

Parmi eux, 93 contenus étaient hébergés en France, dont 86 de nature pédopornographique, qui ont tous été supprimés. Dans les 36 pays membres du réseau INHOPE, chargé de synchroniser les actions des différentes services d'alerte, 80% des 290 fichiers ...

Un nouveau chef de cuisine au Ranquet

Un nouveau chef de cuisine au Ranquet: Après avoir développé son savoir-faire aux côtés de chefs prestigieux et étoilés, comme Frédéric Gauthier et Serge Chenet, meilleur ouvrier de France et maître cuisinier de France, Paul Gay-Para revient dans sa région natale. Ce jeune chef privilégie ...

Résister à l'impérialisme gay

Résister à l'impérialisme gay: En France, plus particulièrement, une rhétorique se développe qui oppose les luttes contre les oppressions sexuelles et de genre aux luttes antiracistes. Nos luttes sont envisagées au mieux comme concurrentes, au pire comme incompatibles.

Brazil's super rich grow richer as poor are left behind

Brazil's super rich grow richer as poor are left behind:
The former President of Brazil Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was feted across the world for bringing millions of Brazilians out of poverty. However, the rich also did very well under his left-wing government. Brazil has an ever increasing number of ...

BBC News

Five Activities for Kids in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Five Activities for Kids in San Juan, Puerto Rico: by Colleen Lanin A walk-able downtown, tempting cuisine, and beaches galore make Puerto Rico's capital city of San Juan a wonderful vacation playground for families. American visitors can get a taste of a unique culture without needing to tackle ...

Mexico's drug war should top GOP agenda

Mexico's drug war should top GOP agenda: But if the real worry is about drug violence that could jump the line, the conversation has to go beyond fences to deal with Mexico's judicial system and the US role as financial backer of a drug war that is claiming increasing numbers of civilian ...

Cuba's Collapsing Capital

Cuba's Collapsing Capital: In fact, if this doesn't happen every day in the Cuban capital, it's because our architects and engineers left us with a solid housing stock, one proven by the test of time and generations of occupants. The condition of housing has been complemented by ...


Live at State: LGBT Issues and US Policy

Live at State: LGBT Issues and US Policy: Thanks to the people watching in Geneva and other places around the world, all over Latin America, I've heard. So it's great to be with you this morning. This is really an opportunity for me to get to follow up and to do some Q&A with you all in the ...


Argentina Releases List Of 100 Goods Facing Steep Import Tariffs

Argentina Releases List Of 100 Goods Facing Steep Import Tariffs: BUENOS AIRES (Dow Jones)--Argentina has published its list of 100 items that will carry a steep import tariff of 35% when imported from countries outside the Mercosur customs union. Last month, Mercosur agreed to impose the new tariffs until December ...



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Mackerel stocks off Chile's coast reach critically low levels

Mackerel stocks off Chile's coast reach critically low levels: These revelations come as the Convention on the Conservation and Management of Fishery Resources in the High Seas of the South Pacific Ocean (ORP) started on Monday in Santiago. Representatives from South America and the European Union are gathering to ...

Venezuela's Chavez Taps Close Ally For Prosecutor General

Venezuela's Chavez Taps Close Ally For Prosecutor General: CARACAS, Venezuela (Dow Jones)--Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Tuesday announced Cilia Flores, a congresswoman and long-standing ally of the leader, as his choice for prosecutor general. The nomination will go before the national legislature, ...

Mexican youths abducted by drug gangs, forced into lives of crime: rights groups


Mexican youths abducted by drug gangs, forced into lives of crime: rights groups

Related Mexico's drug war death toll nears 50000 Ten thousand dead and counting: Ciudad Juarez, the Mexican city that's deadlier than Afghanistan Mexican drug cartels recruiting Texas children as young as 11 But they say they cannot prove that the ...

Obama Girds for Fight With Florida Campaign

Obama Girds for Fight With Florida Campaign:
While Republicans dominate the political spotlight in Florida, President Obama's re-election campaign has been quietly but aggressively mobilizing operations for a general election fight over the state's 29 electoral votes. Obama now has 11 campaign ...

ABC News (blog)

Bills deserve thoughtful debate


Bills deserve thoughtful debate

Bills to repeal the death penalty have been sent out of the Judiciary Committee many times since the US Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty more than 35 years ago. I appreciate the important public policy debate that we were able to have on it ...

Greenpeace and Chile complain about horse mackerel overfishing


Greenpeace and Chile complain about horse mackerel overfishing

During the Third Preparatory Conference for the Establishment of the Regional Organization Committee of the South Pacific Fisheries (ORP), which takes place in Santiago, Minister of Economy, Pablo Longueira, warned that "several States" do not meet ...

Shooting the Messenger: Arizona and the Ban On Ethnic Studies

Shooting the Messenger: Arizona and the Ban On Ethnic Studies: According to Hupenthal, the law was conceived, in part, because of the "failure of the Tucson Unified School District to provide a good education to low income Hispanic children..." When encouraged by interviewer Michel Martin to give him an example of ...

Experts: US ill-prepared for oil spill off Cuba

Experts: US ill-prepared for oil spill off Cuba: By LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ The US is not ready to handle an oil spill if drilling off the Cuban coast goes awry but can be better prepared with monitoring systems and other basic steps, experts told government officials Monday.

Cuba reports big increase in food prices

Cuba reports big increase in food prices: By Marc Frank | HAVANA (Reuters) - Cubans paid almost 20 percent more for food in 2011 as economic reforms, reduced imports and stagnating farm production touched off price inflation at the country's many produce markets. The National Statistics Office ...

Venezuelan gov't policies deal a heavy blow to domestic agriculture

Venezuelan gov't policies deal a heavy blow to domestic agriculture: With the Great Mission Agro Venezuela as his spearhead, Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez is hanging his hat on the growth of agriculture in 2012 to cement his new development model: the socialist productive economy. In order to monitor agriculture and ...

The Native American SOTU: A Call on Obama to Advance Indigenous Rights

The Native American SOTU: A Call on Obama to Advance Indigenous Rights: WASHINGTON – Unless you're tuned into American Indian law and policy, you likely missed the annual State of the Indian Nations address last week. Presented by the National Congress of American Indians and following the US President's State of the Union ...

Cuba, Where Sheep Are Trained To Venerate Wolves

Cuba, Where Sheep Are Trained To Venerate Wolves:
With the death of Cuban dissident Wilman Villar Mendoza, Cuba has lost one of its precious remaining brave souls. While a sputtering dissident movement shows occasional signs of life, reminding us of the hell the Cuban people endure, it casts a pale ...

Forbes

The Ludicrous Politics of Florida Cuban Votes


The Ludicrous Politics of Florida Cuban Votes

Anya Landau French - Anya Landau French blogs for The Havana Note and directs the US-Cuba Policy Initiative at the New America Foundation. By Anya Landau French After Newt Gingrich's upset victory in the South Carolina primary, all eyes turned to the ...

Bensalem busts $8 million cocaine ring


Bensalem busts $8 million cocaine ring

Six men are sitting in Bucks County Prison on $1 million bail each Monday night after police say they brought $8 million worth of cocaine from Mexico to a Bensalem warehouse where they planned to redistribute it. Bensalem police arrested the men early ...

Recession Hikes Rate of Poverty in Rural US

Recession Hikes Rate of Poverty in Rural US: The recession raised poverty rates across the United States. Rates were highest in rural counties. By Bill Bishop US Census/Daily Yonder This map shows rural counties only. Urban counties are in white. Blue counties had poverty rates that dropped from ...