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viernes, 10 de febrero de 2012

Prop 8 Decision Revives Latino Gay Marriage Debate

Prop 8 Decision Revives Latino Gay Marriage Debate: A three-judge panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that Proposition 8, which says that only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California, was a violation of the civil rights of gays and lesbians.

Univisión News Magazine Airs Positive Report On Gay Reparative Therapy

Univisión News Magazine Airs Positive Report On Gay Reparative Therapy: But it is also an overwhelmingly socially conservative population—“Latin Americans” (whatever that is) tend to attend church at higher rates, be generally more pro-life and anti-gay marriage. This is particularly true of Mexican Americans—and far ...

Funeral services for Antonio Jorge, expert on Cuban economy, FIU professor

Funeral services for Antonio Jorge, expert on Cuban economy, FIU professor: “Antonio had a first-class economic mind that understood social and historical factors,” said Jaime Suchlicki, director of the Institute for Cuban and Cuban American Studies at the University of Miami, where Jorge served as a senior research scholar.

Uganda anti-gay bill 'not backed by government'

Uganda anti-gay bill 'not backed by government':
Both the US and UK have recently urged developing countries to respect gay rights or risk losing aid. "Contrary to reports, the bill before parliament even if it were to pass, would not sanction the death penalty for homosexual behaviour in Uganda," a ...


Oklahoma governor halts executions set for next week

Oklahoma governor halts executions set for next week: Garry Thomas Allen, scheduled for lethal injection on Wednesday, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the 1986 shooting death of his estranged girlfriend. But the state's pardon and parole board recommended his death sentence be commuted to life in ...

Canadians Hold Conflicting Views on the Death Penalty

Canadians Hold Conflicting Views on the Death Penalty: that a majority of respondents in both countries supported the continuation or the return of the death penalty. Americans and Britons also selected capital ...

Argentina: Spain's prosecution of crusading judge Garzon an assault on human ...


Argentina: Spain's prosecution of crusading judge Garzon an assault on human ...

Hebe de Bonafini said Friday that she is filing a habeus corpus petition with Spain and the European human rights court demanding an end to the trials that have already effectively ended Garzon's career. Garzon is a hero in Latin America for filing ...

Diversity of gem shows includes Native American crafts


Diversity of gem shows includes Native American crafts

This is the 30th year of the expo, which started with an idea to a Native American show, according to promoter Fred Snyder, director of Tucson's North American Indian Trade Center, an organizational amalgam representing more than 2700 Indian artisans.

Native American tribe demands £322 million compensation for damages from ...


Native American tribe demands £322 million compensation for damages from ...

A village of less than a dozen people, which has four off licences selling the equivalent of 4.9 million cans of beer a year, has been accused of contributing to chronic alcoholism on a nearby Native American reservation. By Nick Allen, Los Angeles The ...

Venezuelan gov't to cut prices of regulated products up to 61%

Venezuelan gov't to cut prices of regulated products up to 61%: Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has been announcing in dribs and drabs the new prices of the 19 items whose prices were frozen in November. "I enjoy doing justice," Chávez said. The Venezuelan Head of State announced last week that the prices of the ...

Chavez Says China to Launch Second Venezuelan Satellite in 2012

Chavez Says China to Launch Second Venezuelan Satellite in 2012: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said China will launch a second satellite for the South American nation before the end of the year after the two countries signed a $140 million contract in May. The satellite, which is being built in China, ...

Venezuela deports paramilitary warlord to Colombia

Venezuela deports paramilitary warlord to Colombia: FERNANDO LLANO, AP Colombia's Hector Buitrago, aka "Martin Llanos", right, and his brother Nelson Buitrago are escorted by National Guard officers during their deportation to Colombia at the Simon Bolivar airport in Maiquetia, near Caracas, Venezuela, ...

On a mission: Broussard church finds reward in trip to Honduras


On a mission: Broussard church finds reward in trip to Honduras

I think all of us found a beautiful appreciation of life there (Honduras) in all of its poverty and all its simplicity.” Lisa Woodward agrees. She said although the group saw poverty and need, none of the patients ever complained or showed anger or ...

Cuba Ratifies in Geneva Importance of Nuclear Disarmament


Cuba Ratifies in Geneva Importance of Nuclear Disarmament

Havana, Cuba, Feb 10.- Yusnier Romero, Cuba's delegate to the Conference on Disarmament (CD) in Geneva reaffirmed on Tuesday that the topic of nuclear disarmament should be a priority objective in the sessions of that meeting, due to its importance for ...

Mounting pressure by Peru to repatriate workers' bodies

Mounting pressure by Peru to repatriate workers' bodies:
RELATED: Workers fled poverty, dust, chaos in Lima Also Friday, the Peruvian government revised its list of the dead, noting that nine of the 10 migrant workers were from Peru. The 10th worker killed was named as Juan Castillo of Nicaragua.

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Native American tribe demands £322 million compensation for damages from ...


Native American tribe demands £322 million compensation for damages from ...

By Nick Allen, Los Angeles The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is suing vendors in the tiny town of Whiteclay, just over the border in the state of Nebraska, and is also demanding £322 million in damages from some of the world's largest brewing ...

Cuba, Paraguay Strengthen Bilateral Links


Cuba, Paraguay Strengthen Bilateral Links

Havana, Cuba, Feb 10.- Foreign Minister of Paraguay, Jorge Lara Castro, described his visit to Cuba as a bright opportunity to strengthen bilateral relations and unity among Latin American peoples. In talks with his Cuban counterpart, Bruno Rodriguez, ...

Cuba promotes new urban agriculture crops — City Farmer News

Cuba promotes new urban agriculture crops — City Farmer News: Havana, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will begin this year to promote new crops in the environment of urban agriculture program, said researcher Adolfo Rodriguez, head of national group that directs the production management in the Ministry ...

Al Cardenas: Latinos Are Growing Part of Conservative Movement


Al Cardenas: Latinos Are Growing Part of Conservative Movement

Latinos are facing higher unemployment numbers and greater poverty levels and cannot afford four more years of moving our country further away from its founding principles. Our nation is seeing a growing number of Hispanic conservative voices, ...

Brazil must free 'national treasures'

Brazil must free 'national treasures':
Millions are being lifted out of poverty, buying better quality food, clothing, medical care, electrical goods, cars, and homes. Growth was fostered by a government determined to reform its entire financial system, and an abundance of commodities.

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Cuban Fencers to Participate at Olympics Qualifier


Cuban Fencers to Participate at Olympics Qualifier

Havana, Cuba, Feb 10.- The Cuban national team will take three fencers to the Pan-American Olympic Qualifying Tournament, scheduled from April 20-22 in Chile. Epee fencers Yamilka Rodríguez and Reinier Henríquez, and Yaritza Goulet (saber), ...

Peruvian lives on Canada's conscience

Peruvian lives on Canada's conscience: For example, in Peru, neo-liberal policies have created dramatic escalations of urban and rural poverty: the privatization and sale of communal lands to foreign mining companies has left entire communities with little means of survival and has led to ...



Chile Analysts See Rates Holding Steady In Feb -Central Bank Poll

Chile Analysts See Rates Holding Steady In Feb -Central Bank Poll: SANTIAGO (Dow Jones)--Chile's central bank will likely hold the benchmark rate at 5.0% at its monthly monetary policy meeting later next week, according to the median forecast of 45 local analysts in the central bank's monthly economic outlook survey ...

Native American Coffee Traders - A.I.R. Policy Center

Native American Coffee Traders - A.I.R. Policy Center: The Native American coffee growers are conglomerates of family owned farms that work together to produce a high quality coffee bean. There are farms throughout North, South and Central America that have trained and skilled Native ...



A new Native American village based on tradition helps a Tri ...

A new Native American village based on tradition helps a Tri ...: "This is the first tribally driven planned housing development on the reservation since the creation of the traditional housing constructed over 400 years ago, and it is the only rental housing on the pueblo..."