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viernes, 12 de octubre de 2012

New computer virus targets Venezuelans after vote

New computer virus targets Venezuelans after vote: CARACAS, Venezuela -- A newly detected computer virus aims to steal Venezuelans' online credentials using a link that purports to reveal information about the country's recent presidential election, the digital security company Kaspersky Lab said on ...

Dengue fever epidemic declared in Puerto Rico

Dengue fever epidemic declared in Puerto Rico:
Lorenzo Gonzalez Feliciano, the secretary of health in Puerto Rico, officially declared an epidemic of dengue fever on the Caribbean island on Monday. Feliciano consulted with Harold Margolis, the dengue director for the Centers for Disease Control and ...


Vaccine News Daily (blog)

Haiti - Culture : Tribute to the memory of the painter Préfète Duffaut

Haiti - Culture : Tribute to the memory of the painter Préfète Duffaut:
The Ministry of Culture honors the memory of the great Haitian painter Préfète Duffaut, died last Saturday at the age of 89, who succeeded to convince the public and experts by each of his works. He was throughout his life a great ambassador of the ...


Haitilibre.com

UN set to trim Haiti peacekeeping force

UN set to trim Haiti peacekeeping force: The U.N. Security Council on Friday voted unanimously to renew its controversial mission in Haiti for a year, but with a pared down force. The council reduced the mission's force levels by 15 per cent to 6,270 troops, by gradually withdrawing some ...




Sarah Jessica Parker & Kristin Davis -- 'Sex' Reunion at a Gay Bar

Sarah Jessica Parker & Kristin Davis -- 'Sex' Reunion at a Gay Bar:
Hold on to your Manolos, because Carrie Bradshaw and Charlotte York Goldenblatt reunited last night at a gay bar in New York City West Hollywood. After attending an amfAR benefit earlier in the evening, "Sex and the City" fashionistas Sarah Jessica ...


TMZ.com

Black faith leaders weigh in on Obama's support of gay marriage


Black faith leaders weigh in on Obama's support of gay marriage

Six states, along with the District of Columbia, now permit gay and lesbian couples to marry. In New York, Vermont, New Hampshire and D.C., lawmakers made it happen through legislation. In Massachusetts, Connecticut and Iowa, the courts made the ...

Sex addiction: A real disorder, say the scientists who've defined what the ...


Sex addiction: A real disorder, say the scientists who've defined what the ...

The disorder, in which sufferers have relentless sexual urges that feel out of their control, is even being considered for inclusion in America's 'bible' that lists all mental conditions, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Until ...

George Bradshaw and fellow schmucks flee jail for prison capital of the US

George Bradshaw and fellow schmucks flee jail for prison capital of the US:
You've just escaped from jail. Where you gonna go? Probably not a community described as "a town in the middle of nowhere with 36,000 souls and thirteen prisons, one of which is Supermax, the new 'Alcatraz' of America. A prison town where even those ...


Westword (blog)

Cuba trying to boost Brazilian tourism

Cuba trying to boost Brazilian tourism: As part of an effort to increase tourism from the South American country, the Cuban tourism ministry made Brazil the country of honor during the FITCuba 2013 tourism fair. In the run-up, the ministry said in a communiquÊ, Cuban tourism officials met ...

Twenty-Five Alleged Members and Associates of Texas Mexican Mafia Prison ...


Twenty-Five Alleged Members and Associates of Texas Mexican Mafia Prison ...

Houston, Texas - Alleged members or associates of the notorious Texas Mexican Mafia (TMM) prison gang have been indicted for trafficking in heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamine; firearms violations; and for distributing explosive materials, United ...

Experts reject inmate's claim of mental disorder

Experts reject inmate's claim of mental disorder: A murderer's claim that his neurological disorder led to sudden outbursts of anger was yesterday thrown out by an expert. Consultant neurologist Norbert Vella said David Schembri, who was jailed for life in 2009 after stabbing Josette Grech 49 times in ...




Study finds mental illness widespread

Study finds mental illness widespread: Opening Eyes, Opening Minds: The Ontario Burden of Mental Illness and Addictions Report – concludes the burden of mental illness and addiction is more than 1.5 times that of all cancers and seven times that of all infectious diseases. Researchers also ...

Venezuela's loss is America's gain

Venezuela's loss is America's gain: Like early waves of Cubans who fled Fidel Castro's communism, these Venezuelans are members of their country's business, professional, and entrepreneurial class. They could, to be sure, have been part of the solution to Venezuela's poverty and ...

Pupils discover a stark experience of poverty

Pupils discover a stark experience of poverty: Ben Solly, vice principal said: “The event helped pupils gain a greater appreciation of living conditions for many adults and children in cities across South America, Africa and Asia where gaining access to basic needs is a daily challenge. “It also ...

For schools and young Jews, senior centers offer educational and experiential ...

For schools and young Jews, senior centers offer educational and experiential ...: WASHINGTON (JTA) – Nearly two dozen senior citizens in their 70s, 80s and 90s sit in a circle. Seated on mats within that ring are babies and toddlers with their parents ... “It's wonderful what happens in terms of the merging of generations, of ...




Senior groups rally over care issue

Senior groups rally over care issue: SARATOGA SPRINGS — Battling groups of senior citizens on either side of the debate over Medicare are making their voices heard in an effort to influence the outcome of several neck-and-neck congressional races in upstate New York. For weeks, voters ...

Earthquake shakes Chilean capital, no initial reports of damage or injury


Earthquake shakes Chilean capital, no initial reports of damage or injury

SANTIAGO, Chile — An earthquake has shaken the Chilean capital, causing people to flee into the streets, but there are no initial reports of damage. The University of Chile says the quake had a magnitude of 5.7 and took place at 2:22 p.m. (1:22 p.m ...

Study: Transgender Native Americans Experience Discrimination at Worst Rates


Study: Transgender Native Americans Experience Discrimination at Worst Rates

But the organization's most recent transgender discrimination survey, produced in collaboration with the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), reveals that transgender Native Americans experience prejudice at the worst levels. “Injustice at ...

The use of symbolic violence in Mexico's drug war

The use of symbolic violence in Mexico's drug war: Despite taboos and lost legitimacy, armed groups around the world engage in extreme acts of violence, symbolic and otherwise. In order for decision-makers to understand what can be done about the increasing brutality, they must understand what's behind ...

They Sure Are Torturing a Lot of People in Mexico

They Sure Are Torturing a Lot of People in Mexico: They Sure Are Torturing a Lot of People in Mexico The bloody and endless Mexican Drug War, which exists largely due to America's unwinnable "War on Drugs," is having a predictable salutary effect: increased mass torture, by police. From the LAT: ...




Event tackles poverty

Event tackles poverty: Louisiana ranks No. 47 in asset poverty with 24 percent of households at or below poverty level. In Ouachita Parish, 29.3 percent of households are at or below poverty level. The focus locally is on generational poverty where no one in a family has ...

Hispanic vote could be decisive in Florida, Colorado and Nevada


Hispanic vote could be decisive in Florida, Colorado and Nevada

Obama enjoys extensive support among Hispanics, but he is facing a bad Florida economy and concern over the low level of voter registration among Latinos. Figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show unemployment in Florida is above the ...

Swimming against global tide on reproductive rights

Swimming against global tide on reproductive rights: Costa Rican women are appealing to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to overturn a national law banning in-vitro fertilization. The state's national ombudsman, Ofelia Taitelbaum, started the process, saying “people will understand that this is ...

Bloomberg Donates $250000 To Support Legalizing Gay Marriage In Maryland


Bloomberg Donates $250000 To Support Legalizing Gay Marriage In Maryland

New York City's mayor has been a vocal advocate for gay rights, having pushed for same-sex marriage in New York, and then personally contributing tens of thousands of dollars to the state's Republican senators who voted against their party and ...

Brazil: new military campaign launched at borders

Brazil: new military campaign launched at borders: RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazil's government is launching a new military campaign to combat crime along the country's borders with Peru and Bolivia. Tuesday's announcement by the Ministry of Defense says that 7,500 troops have been sent to patrol the area ...