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lunes, 23 de julio de 2012

Check Out Puerto Rico's Go-To Lager

Check Out Puerto Rico's Go-To Lager: Long heralded as Puerto Rico's go-to lager, Medalla Light is now available here in Central Florida. The beer, brewed by Cervecera de Puerto Rico, is a welcome newcomer for those who prefer their lagers crisp and mild. Medalla Light has none of the ...

Puzzling Prisoners Presented to Promote North America's Only Museum of Math

Puzzling Prisoners Presented to Promote North America's Only Museum of Math:
Last Wednesday night I attended a “Math Encounters” program co-sponsored by the soon-to-open Museum of Math in New York City. In 2008, Glen Whitney, a mathematician and former hedge fund manager, was dismayed to learn that a small museum dedicated to math in Long Island was closing.
Scientific American (blog)

Native Americans work to revitalize California's indigenous languages


Native Americans work to revitalize California's indigenous languages

California was once home to over 300 Native American dialects and as many as 90 languages, making it the most linguistically diverse state in the US. Today, only about half of those languages are still with us, according to the Advocates for Indigenous ...

Climate Change Affecting Native Communities

Climate Change Affecting Native Communities:
Environmental changes in the tribal communities of Native Americans are a serious and growing issue, experts say, as villages are literally being wiped out by coastal erosion. Congress is being asked to come up with a strategic plan to address the ...


Sci-Tech Today

'The New Normal,' Gay Adoption Show, 'Damaging Our Culture,' Says One ...


'The New Normal,' Gay Adoption Show, 'Damaging Our Culture,' Says One ...

"From hit shows like 'Glee' to 'Modern Family,' it's clear that Americans today don't care whether their favorite TV characters are straight or gay," Herndon Graddick, president of gay advocacy group GLAAD, said in a statement. "We now live in a ...

United States: Unexpected Parallels - Commonalities Between Native


United States: Unexpected Parallels - Commonalities Between Native

Article discussing the parallels between Native American art and Outsider art. ... Home · North America United States: Unexpected Parallels - Commonalities Between Native American And Outsider Arts. First Peoples Books. Learn more about ...

Long road to recovery for Wisconsin native - San Francisco Gate by ...

Long road to recovery for Wisconsin native - San Francisco Gate by ...: Native American exhibit explores use of treaties – Post-Bulletin An official opening ceremony will be held Tuesday for Why Treaties Matter, an exhibit at Mayo Clinic about the impact of Dakota and Ojibwe treaties on the development of ...

Infrastructure Investments and the Latino Jobs Recovery


Infrastructure Investments and the Latino Jobs Recovery

While infrastructure is important to all Americans, it is a bit more important to unemployed Latinos today. Latino workers are over-represented in the construction industry. While Latinos make up 15 percent of the labor force, they make up 22 percent ...

Elder abuse a serious concern among Hispanics, says study

Elder abuse a serious concern among Hispanics, says study:
Forty percent of elderly, low-income Hispanics claimed issues of neglect or abuse during 2011, says a study from the University of Southern California (USC) Davis School of Gerontology. Of that 40 percent, only 1.5 percent reported the abuse incidents ...


VOXXI (blog)

Eva Peron: Argentina's Joan of Arc Or Marie Antoinette?

Eva Peron: Argentina's Joan of Arc Or Marie Antoinette?:
Born into poverty in rural Argentina, the beautiful Eva went to Buenos Aires at the age of 15 to pursue an acting career. Instead, she met the dashing Colonel Juan Peron, married him and eventually became the first lady of Argentina. Through her ...


International Business Times

Haiti - Politic : Important regional meeting around food sovereignty

Haiti - Politic : Important regional meeting around food sovereignty:
A delegation of the Parliamentary Front of Latin America and the Caribbean against hunger, led by her President, the Dominican deputy, Gaudalupe Valdez, was received Friday in Haiti, by of senators and deputies. At this meeting also took part, Rose ...


Haitilibre.com

Haiti Has Become A Role Model For The Region In Disaster Preparedness

Haiti Has Become A Role Model For The Region In Disaster Preparedness: Not all stories associated with natural disasters in Haiti are filled with tales of gloom and doom. Barely two years following the catastrophic earthquake that leveled portions of Port-au-Prince, the Civil Protection Agency (DPC) in charge of preparing ...

Air Force instructor gets 20 years in prison


Air Force instructor gets 20 years in prison

News of the shocking Batman movie shooting in Aurora, Colo., has energized opponents of firearms in America once again, just as other isolated… ... He could have faced life in prison. Prosecutors say he used his position as a military trainer at ...

Cuba dissidents mourn activist killed in car crash

Cuba dissidents mourn activist killed in car crash: HAVANA (AP) -- Cuban dissidents are vowing to keep up their activism following the death of prominent government opponent Oswaldo Paya in a Sunday car crash. Family, fellow dissidents and Catholic officials are at Paya's home in Havana awaiting the ...

Cuban lawmakers meet to consider Castro's reforms, including travel restrictions


Cuban lawmakers meet to consider Castro's reforms, including travel restrictions

HAVANA, CubaCuba's National Assembly gathered Monday for one of its twice-a-year legislative sessions, with the country's economic reform plans, a new tax system and budgetary issues front and center on the agenda. Islanders and Cuba-watchers will ...

Cuban lawmakers meet to consider Castro's reforms

Cuban lawmakers meet to consider Castro's reforms: Cuban lawmakers meet to consider Castro's reforms. Cuba's National Assembly gathered Monday for one of its twice-a-year legislative sessions, with the country's economic reform plans, a new tax system and budgetary issues front and center on the agenda ...

Fox Laments Poverty Rise, But Attacks Anti-Poverty Policies

Fox Laments Poverty Rise, But Attacks Anti-Poverty Policies: Reduced the depth of child poverty by 20.9 percent and the severity of child poverty by 27.5 percent. Ensured that the depth and severity of poverty in the overall population increased only slightly from their 2008 levels despite worsening economic ...

Video: Hunger hitting low-income Latinos in California the hardest

Video: Hunger hitting low-income Latinos in California the hardest: LatinaLista — California may be known as the state where make-believe can turn into big bucks but there's nothing make believe about California having one of the highest number of people who are going hungry. The University of California at Los ...



Georgia to execute man for beating death of sleeping inmate

Georgia to execute man for beating death of sleeping inmate: Arizona, Idaho, Ohio and Washington also have used a one-drug protocol in executions, and Missouri and South Dakota have announced plans to do so, according to the nonprofit Death Penalty Information Center. Richard Dieter, the center's executive ...

British scientist in Argentine prison on drugs charges blames honey trap


British scientist in Argentine prison on drugs charges blames honey trap

Oxford University graduate Paul Frampton has been held in prison since January after being stopped at an airport in Buenos Aires as he tried to board a plane to Peru with two kilograms of cocaine in his suitcase. He claimed afterwards he was the victim ...

'Get The Gringo' Director Adrian Grunberg on Mexican Prison & Working With ...

'Get The Gringo' Director Adrian Grunberg on Mexican Prison & Working With ...:
He came to me and said 'I have this idea for a movie about a gringo in a Mexican prison and I think you should direct it,' and I said 'Awesome.' A couple of months later, we started getting together on a monthly basis to throw ideas around and write ...


Screen Rant

Poverty Falling in Chile

Poverty Falling in Chile: SANTIAGO — The Chilean government has announced that poverty levels across the country have dropped from 15.1 to 14.4 percent, according to the National Socioeconomic poll (CASEN). The poll measures poverty at a national level. In practical terms ...



How poverty affects mothers' anxiety

How poverty affects mothers' anxiety: The researchers said they also attempted to assess whether a mother's poverty and anxiety affected her child's likelihood of developing anxiety. They found that the women's anxiety did not affect their parenting abilities. The study was published July ...

For Elderly, Poor Sleep Linked With Placement In Nursing Home

For Elderly, Poor Sleep Linked With Placement In Nursing Home: In a new Journal of the American Geriatrics Society study, elderly women who experienced the most fragmented sleep had a three-fold risk of being placed in a nursing home five years later. ... "Despite the growing literature on sleep disturbance and ...

Poverty levels hitting drastic highs across country

Poverty levels hitting drastic highs across country: They survey indicates the poverty level has grown from 15.1 percent to 15.7 percent. And its spreading to record levels to many socioeconomic groups -- from unemployed workers to suburban families to the working poor. More discouraged workers are ...