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lunes, 26 de noviembre de 2012

E-town hosts celebration of regional Native American culture

E-town hosts celebration of regional Native American culture: The name isn't as well-known as Hopi or Navajo, but the Piscataway Nation has its own story to tell — one that weaves Native American heritage with that of English settlers on land not far from central Pennsylvania. In celebration of Native American ...




Native American Remains

Native American Remains:
The bones of Native Americans who once farmed in what is now western Arkansas are one step closer to returning to the earth after they were dug out of the ground. The Arkansas-Democrat Gazette reports Sunday that the Ozark-St. Francis National Forest ...


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Guest View: The case against the death penalty


Guest View: The case against the death penalty

Public support for the death penalty in America has fallen dramatically in the past two decades. A 1994 Gallup Poll found that 80 percent of Americans supported the death penalty. Today, the pollsters tell us that Americans are evenly split between the ...

Health Sentinel: New methods offer hope for early diagnosis of mental illnesses

Health Sentinel: New methods offer hope for early diagnosis of mental illnesses: A few days before Thanksgiving, I was discussing with a friend his family's holiday plans. Children and grandchildren were coming for dinner, everyone except one adult son. Despite multiple invitations and offers for a ride to the family gathering ...




Economic woes push 49m into poverty in LatAm

Economic woes push 49m into poverty in LatAm: ... increased 20 per cent and average wheat prices surged 26 per cent, the agency said. “In societies with high inequality, such as Latin America and the Caribbean, shocks in food prices have severe effects on those in extreme poverty,” the report added.




Unasur Approves Plan to Tackle South American Poverty

Unasur Approves Plan to Tackle South American Poverty: Governments from the Union of South American Nations approved on Tuesday an immediate two-year plan aimed at reducing poverty and social inequality, Peru's state news agency Andina reported. Ministers of Social Development from Unasur are ...

How AIDS Changed the Landscape of Literary Gay Romance

How AIDS Changed the Landscape of Literary Gay Romance:
While De Bacco based his debut novel loosely on his own experiences coming of age in New York City in the 1990s — just as the gay populace struggled with the changing reality of the AIDS epidemic — the first-time author was also eager to snag some ...


Advocate.com

New York protests against Jamaican anti-gay hate | Gay Star News

New York protests against Jamaican anti-gay hate | Gay Star News: LGBT rights campaigners protested against homophobia and called for a repeal of anti-sodomy law in front of the Jamaican consulate in New York.




"30 Years of Jayson" Panel at Bent-Con in Burbank, California!

"30 Years of Jayson" Panel at Bent-Con in Burbank, California!: Pioneering gay comic strip Jayson is turning 30. Created by Jeff Krell on Christmas Day in 1982, Jayson features a boy from Farmville, Pennsylvania who moves the big city, earns a college degree, comes out of the closet, and waits for his life to start.

Gay marriage more acceptable to blacks

Gay marriage more acceptable to blacks: A majority of African Americans in this country now support gay marriage, a shift in attitude from just four years ago, according to the head of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Ben Jealous. (San Francisco ...




Tourists spent $817 million during long weekend

Tourists spent $817 million during long weekend: Almost a million people went away for the long weekend in the country, spending close to $817.4 million pesos, according to a report by the Argentine Confederation of the Medium Sized Business (CAME). The celebration of National Sovereignty Day was ...

Mexican beauty queen killed in drug-war shootout

Mexican beauty queen killed in drug-war shootout: Officials say a 20-year-old state beauty queen has been killed in northern Mexico during a running gun battle between soldiers and the gang of drug traffickers she was traveling with. The prosecutor of the drug-plagued state of Sinaloa says the body of ...




NC report analyzes child health in 15 areas

NC report analyzes child health in 15 areas: The report card gives North Carolina A's in environmental health and early intervention and D's in child poverty, weight-related health issues and alcohol and substance abuse. Some 9.4 percent of children up to the age of 18, or 216,000, have no health ...

Book Week debate to link child poverty and the world of Charles Dickens


Book Week debate to link child poverty and the world of Charles Dickens

“Poverty, especially child poverty, is still at an intolerable level, affecting one in four of Scotland's children. “The coalition government's austerity measures, particularly welfare cuts, are making things worse instead of better.” He added: “There ...

Mariotto on Scioli's presidential hopes: 'Not the time to give in to personal ...


Mariotto on Scioli's presidential hopes: 'Not the time to give in to personal ...

Buenos Aires province Deputy Governor Gabriel Mariotto assured that President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will continue to spearhead the Kirchnerite model after 2015 “with or without the presidential sash” on her. Regarding Governor Daniel Scioli's ...

CGT's Piumato calls on union leaders to 'reflect'

CGT's Piumato calls on union leaders to 'reflect': CGT Azopardo secretary general Julio Piumato called on union leaders close to the Government to “reflect” and repeated that “the best time for workers was when union leaders were united.” “Being united is what most of the Argentine workers want ...




Wall St edges down after recent rally; retailers weigh

Wall St edges down after recent rally; retailers weigh: Wall Street slipped from last week's gains as retailers fell on concerns about heavy discounts at the start of the US holiday shopping season and the overhang of the "fiscal cliff" kept investors wary of making big bets. The Dow Jones industrial ...

Haiti - Economy : Slowdown in rising inflation

Haiti - Economy : Slowdown in rising inflation:
The Haitian Institute of Statistics and Informatics (IHSI) informs us that in October 2012, the Index of Consumer Prices (base 100 in August 2004) showed a slowdown in inflation rate, month on month, and an acceleration annualized, from 200.5 in ...


Haitilibre.com

US Supreme Court poised to take up gay marriage


US Supreme Court poised to take up gay marriage

If the Supreme Court chooses not to review the challenge to Proposition 8, gay and lesbian couples will have the right to legally marry in California. The justices are expected to release orders revealing their decisions the first week in December ...

Sharing cultures: Native American speaker shares positive message of self-worth

Sharing cultures: Native American speaker shares positive message of self-worth: While students were invited to join in in making music with guest speaker and drummer Bill Pagaran, Wiesbaden Middle School Principal Susan Hargis, Ph.D., opened the event by talking about her own Native American heritage thanks to her mother a ...




Venezuela enforces law on default organ donation

Venezuela enforces law on default organ donation: Venezuelans are entitled to express their will on whether or not they want to donate their organs. ""From now on, we, Venezuelans, are all donators, unless stated otherwise as one lives," the coordinator of the Health Transplant Program of the Health ...

Renault says considering Venezuela factory

Renault says considering Venezuela factory: PARIS Nov 26 (Reuters) - French automaker Renault is studying the possibility of creating a factory in Venezuela to increase its production capacity outside struggling Europe. Renault already has three plants in Latin America - in Argentina, Brazil and ...

Venezuela's imports may lead to consumption record year

Venezuela's imports may lead to consumption record year: Commerce has finally recovered losses reported during recession, yet manufacturing remains low. According to the Central Bank's data, manufacturing is 4.6% below with respect to 2008, whereas imports have swelled 13.5% as against the first three ...




The New York Times Discovers Lesbian Republicans


The New York Times Discovers Lesbian Republicans

In this great pluralistic nation of ours, there's a little bit of X in every Y. If turkeys were enfranchised, a few of them really would vote for Thanksgiving, so we shouldn't be surprised—as Sunday's New York Times would like us to be—that while ...

Native American Heritage Day

Native American Heritage Day: Native American culture and art plays a big role in the history of the Twin Towns and surrounding area, and the Red Door Art Gallery and Museum in Wahpeton is showcasing a special exhibit this month highlighting their importance. Nov. 27 is Native ...