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jueves, 5 de julio de 2012

Native Americans say power plants near tribal lands cause illness

Native Americans say power plants near tribal lands cause illness: MOAPA, Nev. (AP) -- Beyond the ancestral hunting fields and the rows of small, sparse homes, the cemetery at the Moapa River Indian Reservation sprawls across a barren hill with the tombstones of tribal members who died young.

2 out of every 10 Indian households are starving. | Native American ...

2 out of every 10 Indian households are starving. | Native American ...: I am sure everyone has been feeling the summer heat waves and some places around the United States were even feeling it back in April. The weather around the country has been a little on the strange side especially when the Reservations in South Dakota that we serve had temperatures of 109 degrees yesterday.

Immigrants, native born share similar values

Immigrants, native born share similar values: But perhaps the most important contribution of Schildkraut's analysis is that immigrants and American natives all agree that maintaining the cultural traditions of our ancestors is essential. As first generation immigrants who are most likely to ...

Secrecy makes death penalty worse: prisoner rights advocate

Secrecy makes death penalty worse: prisoner rights advocate: Ever since his release he has strongly advocated the abolition of the death penalty, describing how a series of "mistakes" led to his conviction and how a set of "miracles" led to his release. "As long as any country has the death penalty, whether it ...

Some clear on coverage; path for Americans just above poverty line still ...


Some clear on coverage; path for Americans just above poverty line still ...

Another 15 million people or so — mainly adults with incomes just above the poverty line — are expected to be reached through Medicaid, and the federal government has generous subsidies to entice the states to come on board. That's not to say all of ...

Another leading Hispanic organization backs gay marriage

Another leading Hispanic organization backs gay marriage: Julio Alva, a LULAC district director in Florida, told Efe on Tuesday that the organization took its decision based on a number of aspects but particularly on the legalities of the matter, so that couples can one day be recognized as such and receive ...

Rally at Seville Square protests mayor's gay pride proclamation

Rally at Seville Square protests mayor's gay pride proclamation: A rally began at noon today at Seville Square protesting Mayor Ashton Hayward's recent proclamation honoring Gay Grassroots of Northwest Florida's Pensacola PRIDE festival. The rally targets the mayor's proclamation supporting the festival held at ...

Mexico Drug War: Enrique Pena Nieto Could Target Small Gangs

Mexico Drug War: Enrique Pena Nieto Could Target Small Gangs: MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's next president has boldly promised to halve the number of kidnappings and murders during his six-year term by moving law enforcement away from showy drug busts and focusing on protecting ordinary citizens from ...



Argentine president forces leading banks to lend

Argentine president forces leading banks to lend:
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Facing clear signs of a looming recession, Argentina's president is ordering the country's biggest banks to lend $3.3 billion of their clients' savings at rates below what many believe to be the inflation rate. The ...


Lexington Herald Leader

Ex-Argentine dictator convicted in baby thefts


Ex-Argentine dictator convicted in baby thefts

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Former Argentine dictator Jorge Rafael Videla has been convicted of executing a systematic plan to steal babies from prisoners who were kidnapped, tortured and killed during the military junta's war on leftist dissenters ...

Push to ban gay marriage flagging in Iowa

Push to ban gay marriage flagging in Iowa: DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Ever since gay couples began flocking to Iowa to wed three years ago, conservative Republicans here have been looking forward to ending the state's status as the only place in the Midwest where gay marriage is legal. But their ...

Romney marks Venezuela National Day by calling out Chavez


Romney marks Venezuela National Day by calling out Chavez

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney stepped back into the foreign policy arena Thursday with a broadside against Venezuela president Hugo Chavez. In marking Venezuela National Day, Romney opted to call out the country's leftist strongman by ...

Threatening Rock Climbing in a Cuban Paradise

Threatening Rock Climbing in a Cuban Paradise:
Enforcement of a government ban on climbing in the Valle de Viñales, which began early this year, is jeopardizing the sport and the region's prosperity.


New York Times

Cuba mission draws local B'nai B'rith members


Cuba mission draws local B'nai B'rith members

In 1995, the organization began sending humanitarian aid to the Cuban Jewish community. Several Kansas Citians want to become a part of that group which is helping Cuban Jews, so they plan to take part in the B'nai B'rith Cuban Jewish Relief Project ...

GNRC Launches New Initiative to End Child Poverty

GNRC Launches New Initiative to End Child Poverty: A global interfaith initiative to end child poverty has been launched at the Fourth Forum of the Global Network of Religions for Children (GNRC) held from 16th to ...

Inmate awaiting release from Santa Fe jail found dead

Inmate awaiting release from Santa Fe jail found dead: SANTA FE - A woman awaiting release from the Santa Fe County jail was found dead in her cell. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/N0yOuc) that the cause of death for 33-year-old Eusemia Rodriguez is unknown and under investigation.

The Bahamas continues to support reconstruction efforts in Haiti


The Bahamas continues to support reconstruction efforts in Haiti

Mr. Mitchell, who is leading the Bahamian delegation at the Thirty-third Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in St Lucia, also said that The Bahamas has contributed $20000 toward the Haiti ...

Episcopalians ponder rite for gay couples

Episcopalians ponder rite for gay couples: Supporters of gay marriage rally outside the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals as judges rule that California's Proposition 8, a ban on same-sex marriages is unconstitutional, in San Francisco on February 7, 2012. UPI/Terry Schmitt. License photo ...

AIDS In Black America: A Public Health Crisis

AIDS In Black America: A Public Health Crisis: AIDS is the primary killer of African-Americans ages 19 to 44, and the mortality rate is 10 times higher for black Americans than for whites. A new Frontline documentary explores why. ... Of the more than 1 million people in the U.S. infected with HIV ...



Blues singer Rita Chiarelli collaborates with Louisiana prison musicians

Blues singer Rita Chiarelli collaborates with Louisiana prison musicians: Chiarelli's unlikely collaboration with Angola's prison musicians is documented in the film "Music from the Big House." She is touring North America, showing the film and performing for audiences. Chiarelli said she arranged to get a tour of Angola a ...

Favorites Greece, Lithuania and Russia on track for final 3 berths at London ...


Favorites Greece, Lithuania and Russia on track for final 3 berths at London ...

CARACAS, Venezuela — Greece, Lithuania and Russia entered the final qualifying tournament for men's basketball as the favorites to claim the last three berths for the London Olympics.

Solar, wind energy a missed opportunity for Cuba

Solar, wind energy a missed opportunity for Cuba:
But after Chavez's election in 1998 in oil-rich Venezuela, Cuba once again embraced fossil fuels wholeheartedly with the appearance of a new benefactor and ideological ally willing to help keep the lights on. Today Caracas provides nearly half Cuba's ...


San Francisco Chronicle

Argentina June Auto Production Falls 12% on Month, 34.4% on Year

Argentina June Auto Production Falls 12% on Month, 34.4% on Year: BUENOS AIRES--Argentine automobile production fell 12% in June from the previous month and plunged 34.4% from a year earlier, according to an industry trade group. The auto industry produced 52983 vehicles in June compared with 60206 units in the ...

New Mexican president could target small gangs

New Mexican president could target small gangs:
Many analysts wonder if Pena Nieto is holding back politically sensitive details of his plans, or simply doesn't know yet how he'll be prosecute the next stage of Mexico's drug war.


Kansas City Star

Too many dying! No woman should die giving birth in this century

Too many dying! No woman should die giving birth in this century: QUITO, Ecuador — Despite efforts to reduce Jamaica's maternal mortality rate over the last decade, there are fresh concerns that the country will end up far from the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of reducing the number of deaths to 25 p ...