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domingo, 2 de septiembre de 2012

Brindan asesoría jurídica a internos de El Hongo

Brindan asesoría jurídica a internos de El Hongo: Con el objetivo de brindar asesoría legal a internos del Centro de Reinserción Social (Cereso) El Hongo, para los trámites que ellos requieran realizar como, entrega de libertades, pago de fianzas o información sobre el proceso legal de su caso, se ...

Mensajeros de la Paz inaugura en Villaviciosa la residencia de ...

Mensajeros de la Paz inaugura en Villaviciosa la residencia de ...: La inauguración oficial de la Residencia de Mayores 'Colegio San Francisco' de Mensajeros de la Paz, en Villaviciosa, tendrá lugar este lunes día 3 de septiembre , con la presencia del Arzobispo de Oviedo, Jesús Sanz Montes, la Consejera de Bienestar ...

Gay & Lesbian Couples Offered First Dance At Indiana Wedding

Gay & Lesbian Couples Offered First Dance At Indiana Wedding:
Meg Liffick and Joe Ball of Indianapolis gave gay and lesbian couples at their wedding last weekend the first dance. New York Times bestselling author John Green (The Fault of Our Stars, Looking for Alaska, Paper Towns and An Abundance of Katherines) ...


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Venezuela holds voting drill before heated presidential election


Venezuela holds voting drill before heated presidential election

CARACAS, VenezuelaVenezuela is holding a national voting drill to test procedures for October's presidential election. The country's National Electoral Council says that more than 1,500 polling stations are open nationwide for the mock vote. Loading.

Personal coaches help Haitian families

Personal coaches help Haitian families: Girls at the Evelina Levy Public School for Girls in Jacmel, Haiti, line up to take pills to combat intestinal worms and the virus that causes lymphatic filariasis during a program sponsored by the Haitian Health Ministry. It is part of an effort to ...





Venezuela challenger Henrique Capriles highlights his vigor

Venezuela challenger Henrique Capriles highlights his vigor:
MARGARITA ISLAND, Venezuela — On a campaign visit here last month, presidential candidate Henrique Capriles ran through the streets of beach town Boca del Rio at breakneck speed with hundreds of supporters in tow. At another stop, he played a fast ...


Los Angeles Times

Iroquois Linguistics Certificate at Syracuse University Comes at Important ...


Iroquois Linguistics Certificate at Syracuse University Comes at Important ...

The Native American Studies Program in Syracuse University's College of Arts and Sciences has launched the Certificate in Iroquois Linguistics for Language Learners. This new undergraduate program targets students and teachers of Iroquois languages, ...

In North Carolina, Latinos gain in political importance

In North Carolina, Latinos gain in political importance: "The biggest social issue we have is unemployment, pure and simple." Numerous polls say that jobs, the economy and education are greater priorities for most Latinos than illegal immigration. But the issue is a tone-setter for many who feel the ...

Art gallery featuring Native American art from around the US and Canada now ...

Art gallery featuring Native American art from around the US and Canada now ...: BISMARCK, N.D. — A gallery in Bismarck that features about 500 pieces of Native American art from artists and tribes around the U.S. and Canada is now offering regular visiting hours. The United Tribes Art Gallery on the campus of United Tribes ...

In Florida, Medicare is not a senior-only issue

In Florida, Medicare is not a senior-only issue: Like Florida, swing-voting states such as Iowa and Ohio also have large numbers of seniors and older boomers. Obama won all three states in 2008, and Romney has no likely path to the White House if he fails to win Florida and Ohio. The Medicare debate ...

Man questioned in woman's disappearance mistakenly released early from prison

Man questioned in woman's disappearance mistakenly released early from prison: A series of errors communicating his sentences to prison officials led to the premature release of Christopher Blattner, 32, New Mexico Department of Corrections spokeswoman Cristina Rodda told the Albuquerque Journal. He has not been charged in the ...





The Arabs of South America

The Arabs of South America: Latin America, until recently, was rarely a model of good governance; yet the Latin Arab prospered and excelled. He had native talent. During this same period, poverty was the norm in the Arab world outside a few oil plutocracies. The only difference ...

Legislators take in the sights in Buenos Aires

Legislators take in the sights in Buenos Aires:
As farmers in the State weathered another day of drought, 18 of their elected representatives spent Saturday morning “driving through the charming streets of San Telmo and down the colourful roads of La Boca [Buenos Aires, Argentina]”. They drove ...


The Hindu

Venezuela participates in 16th NAM Summit Teheran

Venezuela participates in 16th NAM Summit Teheran: Venezuela was one of the 120 countries from three continents - Latin America, Africa, Asia - sending delegates to the 16th summit meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Iran, which took place from the 28th to the 31st of August 2012.

Cuba Approves Quick Test to Aid in Early Cancer Diagnoses

Cuba Approves Quick Test to Aid in Early Cancer Diagnoses: The Center for State Control of the Quality of Medicines in Cuba has granted approval to a rapid test to detect human blood hidden in feces, an important risk indicator for the diagnosis of colon cancer. The test, known as SUMASOHF, is based on the use ...

Obama must rekindle Florida flame

Obama must rekindle Florida flame: Florida's presidential race will also test how voters feel about the future of Medicare, the federal health care program for the elderly. Democrats were gleeful that Romney tapped U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his running mate since Ryan is the ...

Poor kids in Haiti get helping hand (and full backpacks) from Mass. group


Poor kids in Haiti get helping hand (and full backpacks) from Mass. group

It's back to school time, and Claire and Louis Giuliani are hustling to make sure everything their students need is ready and carefully tucked into backpacks. But the shopping list for the 450 desperately poor Haitian students supported by the ...

Haiti - News : Some news here and there...

Haiti - News : Some news here and there...:
Smarck Michel, born in Saint-Marc March 29, 1937, former Prime Minister of Haiti, died this morning at the age of 75 years. In February 1991, he was appointed Minister of Trade and Industry and held this position from February 19 to June 14, 1991. Then ...


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Brazil steps up pressure on Venezuela to probe Amazon massacre ...

Brazil steps up pressure on Venezuela to probe Amazon massacre ...: Brazil is pushing Venezuela to probe the alleged murder of around 80 indigenous people in the country's remote southern Amazon region. Illegal Brazilian gold miners reportedly crossed the border by helicopter and massacred the area's ...

Adopted Freeport teen has designs on helping native Haiti

Adopted Freeport teen has designs on helping native Haiti: Proceeds from Note Cards for Haiti will go for children's books, and Sarah may focus on books in Creole for girls being helped by a group that works with kids who are household servants/slaves. Sarah is selling three images on three cards, each for 80 ...

Ga. prosecutor seeks death penalty for 3 soldiers

Ga. prosecutor seeks death penalty for 3 soldiers: On the opening day of the Republican National Convention, party Chairman Reince Priebus said the American people "need to prosecute the president on what he promised and what he delivered. ... (AP) - Georgia prosecutors will seek the death penalty ...

Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina faces challenges

Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina faces challenges: A week after the Dominican Republic installed him as its new president Danilo Medina faces a series of tough challenges that include reducing poverty and ...

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

Driver's Licenses For Elderly In CA: Debate Rekindled After 100-Year-Old ...

Driver's Licenses For Elderly In CA: Debate Rekindled After 100-Year-Old ...: While younger California drivers with good driving records may automatically be granted two five-year license renewals, anyone over 70 must come to a DMV office and take a written test and eye exam. "And if for any reason, the (DMV) employee might ...

Questions raised after elderly man smashes into pedestrians

Questions raised after elderly man smashes into pedestrians: But police say they believe the elderly Carter simply miscalculated due to impaired decision making. In California, people over the age 70 must renew their driver's license in person, rather than via the Internet or by mail. Older drivers can also be ...

Obama's uphill battle for Florida's seniors

Obama's uphill battle for Florida's seniors: THE VILLAGES, Florida — The screened-in pools, golf carts, and manmade lagoons of the Villages, a sprawling planned community of almost 90,000 people, are all testaments to just how well middle-class Americans ...





Enthusiasm factor is big as Democrats convene starting Tuesday

Enthusiasm factor is big as Democrats convene starting Tuesday: Florida's presidential race will also be a political testing ground for how voters feel about the future of Medicare, the federal health care program for the elderly. Democrats were gleeful that Romney tapped U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his ...

Medicare, once taboo in state politics, now center stage

Medicare, once taboo in state politics, now center stage: PALM HARBOR — For years, Medicare was part of the “third rail” of Florida politics — the untouchable subject in a state with so many elderly voters. For the Romney-Ryan ticket, it apparently won't be. GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan said in ...

Medicare's political importance goes beyond seniors

Medicare's political importance goes beyond seniors: Vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan made that clear in his acceptance speech Wednesday at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. The Wisconsin congressman did not mention his plan to revamp the healthcare program for the elderly, ...