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miércoles, 29 de agosto de 2012

Nebraska inmate says state penitentiary leaders reneged on deal with Native ...

Nebraska inmate says state penitentiary leaders reneged on deal with Native ...: A Nebraska inmate has filed a contempt motion in federal court, saying state Department of Correctional Services officials have reneged on a settlement to accommodate the religious and cultural needs of Native American inmates. In the 2005 settlement, ...

Coroner: Elderly robbery victim suffered 'sudden cardiac death'


Coroner: Elderly robbery victim suffered 'sudden cardiac death'

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The Kern County coroner's office labeled the death of an elderly robbery victim a homicide. An autopsy showed 71-year-old Guadalupe Ramos suffered emotion-precipitated sudden cardiac death, the coroner's office ...

Ontario dead last in terms of inequality, poverty and funding for public services


Ontario dead last in terms of inequality, poverty and funding for public services

“Now, having deliberately emptied its cupboards, the Ontario government's commitment to reduce child poverty by 25 per cent by 2013 is being swept aside.” But Children and Youth Services Minister Eric Hoskins, who is also responsible for the Liberals' ...

A Gay Dad Sounds Off on California's Proposed Ban on Administering 'Ex-Gay ...

A Gay Dad Sounds Off on California's Proposed Ban on Administering 'Ex-Gay ...: The California legislature has passed another bill in an effort to create a state where the society is truly affirming and equal for all. This bill has the objective of making our state safe for teens and children. Ironically, the kids in question here ...




Vancouver Latin American Film Festival 2012 offers five queer cinema titles


Vancouver Latin American Film Festival 2012 offers five queer cinema titles

The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival kicks off this Friday (August 31) and runs until September 9. And amid the mix, they've ... You can also follow the Georgia Straight 's LGBT coverage on Twitter at twitter.com/StraightLGBT. Special coverage ...

Despite Critics, Gambia Plans Dozens Of Executions

Despite Critics, Gambia Plans Dozens Of Executions:
In a recent speech marking the end of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month, the president vowed to put to death all prisoners facing the death penalty by mid-September, as a way to curb crime. "By the middle of next month, all the death sentences ... The US ...


NPR

Press freedom group: Venezuela media under assault

Press freedom group: Venezuela media under assault: CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Committee to Protect Journalists said in a new report Wednesday that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's government has used threats and a barrage of restrictive measures to gradually weaken the country's private ...

4 Chilean police face discipline for stripping jailed children naked after ...


4 Chilean police face discipline for stripping jailed children naked after ...

SANTIAGO, Chile — Chile's police director says four officers will be disciplined for forcing student protesters to strip naked. Gen. Gustavo Gonzalez told reporters before testifying to the Senate on Wednesday that 10 arrested students were forced to ...

Cuba won't allow refugee's son to come to Canada

Cuba won't allow refugee's son to come to Canada:
While many Canadians' image of Cuba includes sandy beaches and tropical drinks, one St. John's resident paints a very different picture. Yadier Perez Leon arrived two years ago after escaping his native Cuba by boat. It was a harrowing journey, during ...


CBC.ca

Chinese-born American sentenced to 4 years in prison for stealing trade ...


Chinese-born American sentenced to 4 years in prison for stealing trade ...

CHICAGO - A Chinese-born American convicted of stealing trade secrets from Motorola was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison in a case that both the judge and prosecutors hoped would send a message to those who might be tempted to siphon ...

Haiti - Economy : The Ministers defend their budget before the Senate Committee


Haiti - Economy : The Ministers defend their budget before the Senate Committee

Monday, August 27, the Ministers of Communication, Defence, Trade and Tourism together with the Secretary General of the Primature have, during 5 hours, answered to the questions of Senators of the Finance Committee concerning the budget of their ...

Buenos Aires for Kids?

Buenos Aires for Kids?: While Buenos Aires has won the hearts of many, it still has a reputation for being for the young and not appropriate for families. While you may be surprised to see locals with their children out late into the night, that does not mean it is the only ...

Sweet and sour comedy delivers

Sweet and sour comedy delivers:
Ricardo Darin, the melancholy lawyer at the centre of The Secret in Their Eyes (2009), plays a grouchy, obsessive Buenos Aires hardware store owner, a middle-aged man who lives alone, a creature of routine and irritability. Whether he's counting ...


Brisbane Times

Early Childhood Council supports child poverty recommendations

Early Childhood Council supports child poverty recommendations: The largest representative body of licensed early childhood centres in New Zealand supports the early childhood recommendations released today (28 August, 2012) by the Children's Commissioner's Expert Advisory Group on Solutions to Child Poverty.

The Republican Platform and Gay Rights

The Republican Platform and Gay Rights: Republican votes were critical in Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, Washington, and Maryland. They are crucial for efforts to override Governor Christie's veto in New Jersey. Many Republicans have courageously stood up for their beliefs on LGBT rights ...

Portage's new Sangria Shop brings Puerto Rican flavors to Southwest Michigan

Portage's new Sangria Shop brings Puerto Rican flavors to Southwest Michigan:
PORTAGE, MI – Frances Vega and Fernando Costas are used to people telling them that their sangria is delicious. The couple, who are originally from Puerto Rico, would make batches for company get-togethers. They found themselves in high demand.


Michigan Business Review - MLive.com

California lawmakers approve gay conversion ban for minors

California lawmakers approve gay conversion ban for minors: BY NATASHA BARSOTTI – Reuters reports that California's state Assembly, by a 51–21 vote, has approved a bill to prohibit children and teenagers from undergoing therapy that claims to reverse homosexuality. The Aug 28 vote means California has taken ...




YPF CEO to reveal future plans after 100 days

YPF CEO to reveal future plans after 100 days: BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The CEO of Argentina's state-controlled YPF oil company plans to unveil his promised plan for attracting investors willing to make expensive bets on their ability to profit from developing the country's vast ...

Nearly Half Of Colombia's Indigenous Population In Extreme Poverty: UN

Nearly Half Of Colombia's Indigenous Population In Extreme Poverty: UN: BOGOTA, Aug 27 (Bernama) -- About half of Colombia's 1.4 million indigenous people are living under extreme poverty, while 63 percent of them suffer "structural poverty," Xinhua news agency reported a UN official as saying Sunday. "About 47.6 percent ...

Gay Self-Loathing Is At Alarming Levels

Gay Self-Loathing Is At Alarming Levels:
New York Times Will Print "Pussy," But Not "Cock". By Michael Musto. Food · Which Trend Nazi Invented Brunch? By Michael Musto. Lesbians! ... This kind of bad attitude is everywhere, whether it comes from the discriminatory ding dongs on sex apps or ...


Village Voice (blog)

Mail carrier allegedly moved cocaine packages


Mail carrier allegedly moved cocaine packages

(AP) NEWARK, N.J. — A mail carrier used her daily route to move cocaine shipments in falsely addressed packages on behalf of a drug trafficking organization based in Puerto Rico, federal authorities said Tuesday. The U.S. attorney's office in New ...

Venezuelan Journalists Threatened by Government Hackers

Venezuelan Journalists Threatened by Government Hackers: Venezuela has about 2 million Twitter users, or about 8 percent of the population. That gives Venezuela the highest Twitter penetration in the region after Uruguay, according to local research company Tendencias Digitales. “The government tries to ...

Protest begins in peace, ends in violence

Protest begins in peace, ends in violence: SANTIAGO, Chile, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- A demonstration by thousands of students and teachers in Santiago, Chile, that police described as largely peaceful ended in violence and injury. Violence broke out as the demonstration wound down Tuesday afternoon, ...




Venezuela welcomes Iran's proposal to form troika committee on Syria

Venezuela welcomes Iran's proposal to form troika committee on Syria: TEHRAN – Venezuelan Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro has welcomed Iran's proposal for the formation of a troika committee on Syria consisting of Iran, Egypt, and Venezuela. Maduro made the remarks in an interview with reporters upon his arrival in ...

The Misrule of Law


The Misrule of Law

Venezuelans are reeling this week from the deadliest accident in our nation's industrial history. On Saturday a gas leak at the state-owned Amuay plant, the country's largest refinery, set off a massive explosion, leaving at least 48 dead and hundreds ...

Chronic poverty increases as the poor move increasingly into urban cities

Chronic poverty increases as the poor move increasingly into urban cities:
As researchers and aid agencies struggle to distinguish between chronic poverty and acute vulnerability IRIN, a humanitarian news service of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, reviewed efforts to measure city dwellers' poverty ...


WNN - Women News Network