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martes, 4 de septiembre de 2012

Catholic Priest Rebuked For Participating In Cousins Gay Wedding

Catholic Priest Rebuked For Participating In Cousins Gay Wedding: When Father Michael DeVito chose to assist in the wedding of his cousin in New York City, he may not have expected to get a harsh rebuke from his archdiocese in Hartford, Connecticut. However, Father DeVito did get just that. He was rebuked by the ...

Mexican Rapper Tells His Side of Mexico's Drug War

Mexican Rapper Tells His Side of Mexico's Drug War:
MC Enfermo is a rapper from Sinaloa, the home state of one of Mexico's fiercest drug cartels. But unlike other local musicians, MC Enfermo doesn't glorify the bad guys. Instead, he raps about why the drug culture is bad for young people in his community.


PRI's The World

Now A Gay Green Lantern Will Have An Muslim Sidekick

Now A Gay Green Lantern Will Have An Muslim Sidekick:
owned DC Comics, which surprised fans in June when it announced that its long-running character The Green Lantern will come out as gay, has revealed that one of the principal characters of its relaunched Green Lantern series will be Arab-American.


Contactmusic.com

Festival Gay Latino Prepares for Launch

Festival Gay Latino Prepares for Launch: Following five years of serving as a member of Long Beach Pride, Tonya Martin's inspiration skyrocketed when Betsy Holmes, her friend and fellow Pride member, mentioned the idea of a Latin Gay Pride. ... Other performers on the slate include America's ...

Haiti - Humanitarian : Assistance of 3 million euros from the European Union


Haiti - Humanitarian : Assistance of 3 million euros from the European Union

The European Commission is scaling up its assistance in Haiti to bring relief to the people most affected by Isaac. With a new funding decision worth €3 million, the Commission will provide water purification kits, plastic sheeting, temporary shelters ...

Colombian 'Godmother of Cocaine' gunned down in Medellin


Colombian 'Godmother of Cocaine' gunned down in Medellin

El Colombiano reports that Blanco, who was born into poverty, got her start in crime after marrying into a family known for stealing wallets at fairs and carnivals. At the height of her criminal activity, the Herald reports, Blanco was smuggling 3,400 ...

Cuban dissident hospitalized due to hunger strike

Cuban dissident hospitalized due to hunger strike: A Cuban dissident arrested on Aug. 22 was hospitalized after going on hunger strike to protest his imprisonment, his wife told Efe. Jorge Cervantes, 42, was admitted on Aug. 29 to the Ernesto Guevara provincial hospital in the eastern city of Las Tunas ...




100-year-old elderly driver collides into group of children, causes serious ...


100-year-old elderly driver collides into group of children, causes serious ...

And the debate has once again unearthed itself after a 100-year-old elderly driver made headlines this week for seriously injuring a group of parents and children in Los Angeles after accidentally backing up his vehicle into the crowd. Police say ...

Is Mexico Becoming the New Iraq for American Agents? – CNN ...

Is Mexico Becoming the New Iraq for American Agents? – CNN ...: She is currently a consultant, correspondent for Homeland Security Today magazine, and author of Cartel: The Coming Invasion of Mexico's Drug Wars. The opinion expressed by the author is that of her own and does not represent that of ...




Obama Marijuana Legalization Stance Rebutted By Failed Drug War

Obama Marijuana Legalization Stance Rebutted By Failed Drug War: Obama did allow, however, that he would be willing to ask whether the drug war is "doing more harm than good in certain places." The families and friends of the more than 50,000 people who have died in Mexico's drug war wouldn't have to ...

Latinos in North Carolina are vital to Obama and the Democratic Party

Latinos in North Carolina are vital to Obama and the Democratic Party:
Whatever Obama's abysmal deportation numbers, his DREAM Act executive order, the Affordable Care Act and the Pell Grants move should all play well to Latinos here. (But working against him is a Latino unemployment rate here of 10.2, above the national ...


WBEZ (blog)

Argentines feeling trapped by currency controls

Argentines feeling trapped by currency controls:
People pass by a travel agency offering trips to Bogota and Cusco, priced in Argentine pesos, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. Argentines are increasingly feeling trapped inside their country as currency controls restrict them the ...


Bradenton Herald

Fire at Puerto Rico care home kills 3


Fire at Puerto Rico care home kills 3

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A fire at a home for the elderly and people with development disabilities in the Puerto Rican city of Bayamon has killed three people and sent others to the hospital. The Puerto Rico Fire Department says in a statement ...

No death penalty for Assange: UK

No death penalty for Assange: UK: British Foreign Secretary William Hague has dismissed Julian Assange's fears that the Wikileaks founder could face the death penalty in the US over the activities of his whistle-blowing organisation. Mr Hague told MPs he had made clear that both the UK ...

More than 1.8 Million Venezuelans Turn out to Vote in Election Run-Through

More than 1.8 Million Venezuelans Turn out to Vote in Election Run-Through: Caracas, 3 September 2012 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – Over 10% of Venezuela's 18.9 million registered voters turned out to take part in an election day practice-run last Sunday, which allowed the country's citizens to try out voting machines at electoral ...




Colombian rebels call rare news conference in Cuba, expected to discuss ...


Colombian rebels call rare news conference in Cuba, expected to discuss ...

HAVANA — Cuba's government called a news conference Tuesday in which it is anticipated that Colombia's main leftist rebel group could announce the start of talks to end a half-century-old conflict that has claimed tens of thousands of lives. Colombian ...

Australian Aborigines complete Cuban literacy program

Australian Aborigines complete Cuban literacy program: The Cuban government awarded literacy certificates to a second group of Australian Aborigines who learned to read and write thanks to the Cuban "Yes I Can" method in Wilcannia, a town in the Australian state of New South Wales, state media reported.

Penn organizing Haiti benefit concert

Penn organizing Haiti benefit concert: He recently put together a charity gala at the Cannes Film Festival in France which raised millions of dollars for the cause, and he is now reportedly working on plans to stage a massive gig in Haiti with some of the world's most famous stars. The New ...




Native American delegates ask Fauxcahontas to explain herself

Native American delegates ask Fauxcahontas to explain herself: Warren, derided from coast to coast as “Fauxcahontas” for her false claims of Native American ancestry, might find this meeting uncomfortable. The Herald doesn't mention any Cherokee delegates – the tribe Warren directly offended by billing herself as ...

Why a Child's Character May Determine Their Success

Why a Child's Character May Determine Their Success:
Paul Tough is the author of How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character. He has written extensively about education, child development, poverty, and politics, including cover stories in the New York Times Magazine on ...


Forbes

Whangarei food poverty shows policy changes needed

Whangarei food poverty shows policy changes needed: In 2011 the Whangarei Child Poverty Action Group commissioned Sherry Carne of Artemis Research and Alina Mancini to examine the issue of food poverty in the community. "Despite the recession being officially over, we found food poverty in Whangarei ...




Bringing up kids: could the cost be pushing you into debt?

Bringing up kids: could the cost be pushing you into debt?:
receipts New research by Child Poverty Action Group, funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, has found that it typically costs parents a total of £143,000 to raise a child up to the age of 18 - around £150 a week. At a time when many families are ...


Think Money

Democrats and US Labor Delusional About Latin America

Democrats and US Labor Delusional About Latin America: ... countries in Latin America, quickly recognized the coup governments in both of these countries. Also omitted from the platform is any discussion of the horrendous human rights situation in post-coup Honduras where journalists, human rights ...

On Drug War Violence Along Texas Border, Testimonials And Data Differ (VIDEO)

On Drug War Violence Along Texas Border, Testimonials And Data Differ (VIDEO): While little, if any, mention of the United States' decades-long drug war or Mexico's more recent efforts to control drug cartels will likely be made at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte this week, Republicans and Democrats are waging a ...

Reporting America's Drug War: Five Journalists Who Uncovered Hidden Stories ...

Reporting America's Drug War: Five Journalists Who Uncovered Hidden Stories ...: In Mexico, Anabel Hernandez spent years investigating the ties between drug traffickers, public officials and the military — despite threats to her life. Hernandez said she became the target of an assassination plot by the federal police after the ...