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miércoles, 5 de diciembre de 2012

George Takei lunches with Donald Trump in NYC , discusses gay marriage

George Takei lunches with Donald Trump in NYC , discusses gay marriage:
Since Star Trek icon George Takei is one of the most famous married gay men in the world, it was a little bit curious that he would agree to participate in NBC's Celebrity Apprentice with Donald Trump who came out very strongly against same-sex ...


Gay Star News

Educators Working to Increase Number of Native Students in Business


Educators Working to Increase Number of Native Students in Business

“One had to do with Native American values and the importance of sustainability and just looking at the positive sides of Native culture,” Verbos, a member of the Pokagon band of the Potawatomi Indians, told the magazine. “The leadership and the value ...

Calderon's war on drug cartels: A legacy of blood and tragedy

Calderon's war on drug cartels: A legacy of blood and tragedy: MEXICO CITY -- "Excuse me, Mr. President. I cannot say you are welcome here, because for me, you are not. No one is." The woman's voice trembled with bitterness and apprehension. She stood just a few feet away from a low stage where Mexican President ...




Mexico's street battles reflected in embroidered handkerchiefs

Mexico's street battles reflected in embroidered handkerchiefs: MEXICO CITY — Elia Andrade Rojas and I sit down on a bench on Avenida Juárez. She was telling me about her collective's mission to embroider handkerchiefs, pañuelos, of the dead and missing in Mexico's drug war. They exhibit them along two long city ...

Report: Federal agencies need to work on fighting financial abuse of elderly

Report: Federal agencies need to work on fighting financial abuse of elderly: A few months before he died last November, Robert Matava of Unionville, a decorated World War II veteran, spoke publicly about his battle with a stealthy domestic enemy: financial exploitation of the elderly. After his wife died, Matava had moved to ...




Unasur summit promotes South American citizenship

Unasur summit promotes South American citizenship: According to a report released earlier this week by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Peru has made steady progress in reducing poverty, going from a poverty rate of 54.7 percent in 2001 to a rate of 27.8 percent in 2011.

For the poor, 'recovery' is a mirage

For the poor, 'recovery' is a mirage:
This rural community, 22 miles north of Dayton, has seen an explosion of poverty in the past four years that is among the highest increases in the nation. Last year, 16,000 people lived in poverty in Miami County — one of every six residents, the ...


USA TODAY

Al Assad weighs asylum in Cuba, Ecuador or Venezuela

Al Assad weighs asylum in Cuba, Ecuador or Venezuela: Syrian President Bashar al Assad is pondering on asylum for him, his relatives and close friends and followers in Cuba, Ecuador or Venezuela, in the event of ultimately leaving Damascus, Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz reported on Wednesday. Last week ...

Absence of Venezuela's Chávez sparks more rumors


Absence of Venezuela's Chávez sparks more rumors

Rumors and uncertainty are spreading through Venezuela following President Hugo Chávez's absence from public life for the past three weeks. Chávez earlier had announced he would travel to Cuba for further cancer treatment. He hasn't been seen by most ...

Haiti - Tourism : UNESCO promised to support the Government's tourism strategy


Haiti - Tourism : UNESCO promised to support the Government's tourism strategy

The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO), through Michaëlle Jean, his Special Envoy for Haiti, has expressed this weekend its willingness to support the efforts made by the Government of Haiti in terms of Tourism.

Buenos Aires Jewish radio station marks anniversary

Buenos Aires Jewish radio station marks anniversary: BUENOS AIRES (JTA) -- A Buenos Aires radio station that launched its 24-hour broadcasts in the wake of the Israeli embassy bombing there will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a street party and klezmer marathon. Celebrity participants also are ...




Palestinian delegation visits Venezuela

Palestinian delegation visits Venezuela:
This week Venezuela was the first country to be visited by a Palestinian diplomatic delegation after the United Nations voted to grant Palestine non-member observer status. At a ceremony on Tuesday, Palestinian and Venezuelan officials signed 10 ...


Press TV

Students Curate Native History Exhibit

Students Curate Native History Exhibit: One of the students who helped curate the new exhibit of local Native American objects at the Hamilton Public Library in Hamilton, New York has a family connection to one of the pieces—a statue, titled “Indian with Fan” was made by her father. Lilyan ...

Bogus war hero sentenced to 30 days in federal prison

Bogus war hero sentenced to 30 days in federal prison: The former director of counseling for the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Foundation of America admitted he altered his military discharge certificate. United States District Judge David Hittner ordered Schroeder serve 30 days in prison, followed by one ...

Inmate 'too fat to escape' from Brazil prison

Inmate 'too fat to escape' from Brazil prison: A Brazilian prisoner's escape was foiled when his plump belly got unexpectedly stuck as he attempted to make his getaway through a hole in the wall. The tattooed inmate was trying to break out of a prison in Ceres, near Goiania, when he became jammed.




Almeyda enjoys life after River Plate

Almeyda enjoys life after River Plate: A week after from being fired, now former River Plate's coach Matías Almeyda seems to have found the peace of mind that the stressful world of the Argentine powerhouse can't provide. Back on his hometown in Azul, Buenos Aires province, Almeyda posted a ...

Colombia-FARC peace talks resume in Cuba as kidnapping issue heats up

Colombia-FARC peace talks resume in Cuba as kidnapping issue heats up: "The FARC has to respond to the victims, it has to clarify this issue of kidnapping, the way to deal with the issue of kidnapping is not with ambiguities," he said before departing Colombia for Cuba. The FARC seized dozens of politicians and members of ...

Most teens with mental disorders not on meds: study - MSNBC.com

Most teens with mental disorders not on meds: study - MSNBC.com: Despite concerns that too many U.S. youth use prescription psychiatric drugs, a new study suggests just one in seven teens with a mental disorder has been ...

Study Examines Psychotropic Medication Use Among US Adolescents With ...

Study Examines Psychotropic Medication Use Among US Adolescents With ...: Only 14.2 percent of youth with a mental disorder during the past year reported psychotropic use, and the majority who had been prescribed medications, particularly those who received treatment in specialty mental health settings, had a mental disorder ...




Hoarding now recognized as true mental disorder

Hoarding now recognized as true mental disorder: Filth house kitchen before cleanup SEATTLE — There is new hope for people whose homes become so cluttered they are hazardous. The American Psychiatric Association is recognizing hoarding as a true mental disorder in its diagnostic manual being ...

Chilean Peso Appreciates as Copper Rises, China Reaffirms Policy

Chilean Peso Appreciates as Copper Rises, China Reaffirms Policy: “Things are flying here, with copper high and China sticking at 7.5 percent,” said Alejandro Araya, a Santiago- based currency trader at Banco Santander Chile. “I don't see how the dollar has a chance against the peso.” To contact the reporter on this ...




Jim Weix: Banks take unfair advantage of federal settlement

Jim Weix: Banks take unfair advantage of federal settlement: With real estate brokers, mortgage brokers, and witless buyers being marched off to prison, America's legal system still insists on letting the real culprits walk free. In March, the banking industry bought what some called a $25 billion "Get Out of ...

Prisons in America in need of some corrections

Prisons in America in need of some corrections: America's prison system is broken. The Department of Corrections, the formal name for the agency who operates prisons, has turned into the Department of Punishment. Prisons should be about rehabilitating criminals and making them into productive ...

Latin American equality free markets or a leftwing success

Latin American equality free markets or a leftwing success: Latin American equality is improving as poverty rates are in its lowest point in decades. The middle class continues to grow.

Number Of Texas Children In Poverty Rises

Number Of Texas Children In Poverty Rises: The number of Texas children who live in poverty has nearly quadrupled since 2007 — according to a new report by the Washington, D.C. based child advocacy group first focus. The child poverty rate in Texas is worse than the national average. Loading ...