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lunes, 20 de agosto de 2012

Venezuelan industry output down 10% as against 2008

Venezuelan industry output down 10% as against 2008: Viewed as a whole, Venezuelan economic recession is a thing of the past due to massive funding provided by the Venezuelan Government, yet the industry, key sector to create formal jobs and diversify exports, remains at rock bottom. By the first half of ...




More than 20 killed in Venezuela prison riot


More than 20 killed in Venezuela prison riot

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — More than 20 people were killed in a prison riot as two groups of inmates waged a gunbattle inside the penitentiary, Venezuelan officials said Monday. The violence ...

Nicaragua Extends Benefits to Families for Food Security


Nicaragua Extends Benefits to Families for Food Security

More families in Nicaragua will receive this week domestic animals for breeding, seeds and other agricultural inputs by the Food Production Bonus, to keep on reducing malnutrition and poverty, the government said. Official figures guarantee that the ...

Death Penalty opponents' unlikely allies

Death Penalty opponents' unlikely allies: Coward and other relatives of murder victims were important players in Connecticut's abolition movement, which was spearheaded by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and partner non-profit the Connecticut Network to Abolish the Death Penalty ...

Colombian government seeks to reduce poverty by 2%

Colombian government seeks to reduce poverty by 2%: 2012 colombian poverty. The Colombian government hopes to reduce the poverty level by 2% in 2012, reported local media Friday. In the year 2011, there were allegedly over 15 million people living in poverty in Colombia. Approximately 5 million of those ...

Taiwan agricultural aid helps farmers in Haiti

Taiwan agricultural aid helps farmers in Haiti: Carlos Hsiang, center, head of the Taiwan agricultural mission in Haiti, shows Red Cross Society president Wang Ching-feng, right, and former Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) legislator Tsao Erh-chang around an orchard in the Haitian capital, Port-au ...




"It's not worse than a prison cell, for sure," Mr Smith said.

"It's not worse than a prison cell, for sure," Mr Smith said.:
"It's not worse than a prison cell, for sure," Mr Smith said. "The primary reason that it's not worse is ... turned it into a blue collar sports car. It should be right at home on the roads and farms of the US, but Americans look like missing out on ...


NEWS.com.au

Delaware museums to host Native American programs

Delaware museums to host Native American programs: The museums of the state of Delaware will recognize the Native American heritage with a series of nine programs that will take place throughout the month of September. The following programs are free and open to the public: “The First People of the ...

Minister's view on poverty decried

Minister's view on poverty decried: A Northland Maori GP has criticised comments from Social Development Minister Paula Bennett on child poverty as absurd. Dr Lance O'Sullivan is working to establish his own practice in Kaitaia, after resigning from the Maori health clinic, Te Hauora o ...

Buenos Aires, city of tango and psychoanalysis


Buenos Aires, city of tango and psychoanalysis

BUENOS AIRESBuenos Aires, the Argentine capital known for its tango bars, has another claim to fame: it may well be the world's capital of psychoanalysis. For ...

A Very Unusual Mexican Prison - Feature Story - JPG

A Very Unusual Mexican Prison - Feature Story - JPG: CERESO Chetumal is a unique prison that has seen no violence in many years and that has an excellent arts/crafts program that teaches the prisoners and sells ...

Caravan for Peace: Mexicans Plead for Solidarity to End War on Drugs

Caravan for Peace: Mexicans Plead for Solidarity to End War on Drugs: But this is the first time he takes a journey across the border to ask the government to stop sponsoring a failed war on drugs that he believes is being waged with “Mexican blood, and Mexican pain.” “We come here to say that [the U.S.] has a tremendous ...

Wisconsin man on new season of 'The Amazing Race'

Wisconsin man on new season of 'The Amazing Race': Josh Kilmer-Purcell, one of "The Fabulous Beekman Boys," about two gay men who leave New York City to become farmers, will be a contestant on the 21st season season of CBS' "The Amazing Race," according to the reality show website Reality Blurred.

Mexico drug war: More than 40 people killed in weekend violence

Mexico drug war: More than 40 people killed in weekend violence: GUADALAJARA, Mexico – More than 40 people were killed across Mexico at the weekend, including 12 in the famous Pacific resort city of Acapulco. According to the Spanish news agency EFE, 10 men and two women were shot dead in the seaside city, ...




The Latex Ball Rocks New York City

The Latex Ball Rocks New York City:
Saturday night marked the 22nd annual House of Latex Ball, presented at “New York's largest ballroom facility,” the Roseland Ballroom. Each year, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) brings together hundreds of spectators and ball culture participants in the ...


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Paul Ryan Clarifies Stance On Immigration, Cuba

Paul Ryan Clarifies Stance On Immigration, Cuba: Making his first foray into the Sunshine State since becoming the presumptive Republican vice-presidential nominee, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan on Saturday sought to clarify his stance on several hot-button state issues including Medicare reform, the Cuban ...

China court gives Gu Kailai a suspended death sentence


China court gives Gu Kailai a suspended death sentence

BEIJING — A Chinese court gave a suspended death sentence Monday to Gu Kailai, the wife of deposed regional Communist Party chief Bo Xilai, ending a high-profile murder trial that appeared tightly scripted by the party's leaders, according to court ...

S. American nations condemn UK's threat to Ecuador

S. American nations condemn UK's threat to Ecuador: ... President Rafael Correa says there is sufficient reason to fear the Australian ex-hacker who published the largest trove of U.S. secrets ever in 2010 would be denied due process in the United States and could face life in prison or even the death ...




Suffering children, legacy of US wars

Suffering children, legacy of US wars:
According to the medical charity, 28% of the children are malnourished, and the mortality rate is twice that of the accepted emergency threshold. Somewhere in my home I have a set of photo albums I rarely go near. I fear the flood of cruel memories ...


Press TV

Senior citizen pedestrian deaths on rise: N.J. 'Crosswalk Law' is not enforced


Senior citizen pedestrian deaths on rise: N.J. 'Crosswalk Law' is not enforced

The recent announcement by the Tri-State Transportation Campaign that pedestrian fatalities among senior citizens continue to rise demonstrates that New Jersey's “Crosswalk Law” is not being enforced. In addition to seniors, the fatality rate is ...

Trans women to benefit from Peruvian scholarship program

Trans women to benefit from Peruvian scholarship program:
The Homosexual Movement of Lima (MHOL), one of Latin America's leading LGBT organizations started in 1982, has teamed up with AIDS group Vía Libre and the Runa Institute of Gender Studies and Development (RUNA) to offer 45 transgender women the ...


Gay Star News

Colombia's new dawn

Colombia's new dawn:
While Colombians are among the friendliest, and most charming hosts you could wish for, no visitor can overlook the poverty, corruption and injustice that millions of Colombians have to endure. Unsurprisingly, Colombians are keen that foreign visitors ...


Telegraph.co.uk

Two Nigerians Sentenced for US$50 Million Bank Fraud in USA

Two Nigerians Sentenced for US$50 Million Bank Fraud in USA: A United States federal judge last Monday sentenced two Nigerians to decades in prison for their roles in a $50 million bank fraud conspiracy that authorities say spanned six states and depended on employees of some of America's largest banks stealing ...




Immigrants prove big business for US prisons

Immigrants prove big business for US prisons:
The industry's giants - Corrections Corporation of America, The GEO Group, and Management and Training Corp - have spent at least $US45 million ($A43.19 million) combined on campaign donations and lobbyists at the state and federal level in the last ...


The West Australian

New Book Exposes Violent Role Of Paramilitaries In Haiti

New Book Exposes Violent Role Of Paramilitaries In Haiti: Sprague researched the book over more than six years, traveling numerous times to Haiti, procuring some 11000 U.S. State Department documents through the Freedom of Information Act, interviewing more than 50 people, reading the Wikileaks' files on ...