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jueves, 13 de diciembre de 2012

Brazil's Rousseff signs cybercrime measures

Brazil's Rousseff signs cybercrime measures: In addition, the measures also reflect the crime of using data from credit cards without the authorization of the cardholder, a practice that is comparable to the falsification of documents in the sense that both carry penalties of up to five years in ...




Reflections on holiday, death penalty process

Reflections on holiday, death penalty process: As I write this column, it is the 20th anniversary of the murders of Mississippi State University students Jon Steckler and Tiffany Miller on Dec. 11, 1992. The man convicted of killing them remains alive and well and safe in the arms of the taxpayers ...

Gallup: November unemployment rate rose for Latinos, fell for blacks

Gallup: November unemployment rate rose for Latinos, fell for blacks: A day before the official government jobs report is available, Gallup released on Thursday a report showing the unemployment rate jumped for Latinos and dropped for African Americans in the month of November. The Gallup report shows the unemployment ...




Critics warn of EU free trade deal with Peru and Columbia | Europe | DW.DE ...

Critics warn of EU free trade deal with Peru and Columbia | Europe | DW.DE ...:
Daniel Caspary, a Conservative Member of the European Parliament, believes that the deal is a great step forward in relations between Latin America and Europe. "Article 1 of the agreement sets out the respect for human rights as the basic condition.


Deutsche Welle

40000 Children and Their Families Lifted Out of Poverty

40000 Children and Their Families Lifted Out of Poverty: Ontario's Poverty Reduction Strategy 2012 Annual Report released today highlights progress made over the last four years in helping children and families emerge from poverty and raise their quality of life. The report contains many encouraging signs of ...




One-of-every-five Wisconsin children lived in poverty last year

One-of-every-five Wisconsin children lived in poverty last year: Almost one-of-every-five Wisconsin children lived in poverty last year. The U-S Census Bureau said yesterday that the state's child poverty rate grew to 18-point-four percent. And 37 counties had significant increases in the percentage of kids age 5-to ...

Sober Look: Brazil flooding the world with cheap sugar

Sober Look: Brazil flooding the world with cheap sugar: WSJ: - Globally, sugar production has been outstripping demand, with 6.2 million tons in excess for the marketing year that began Oct. 1, according to the International Sugar Organization. Extra production from Brazil could exacerbate the ...




Brazil: Rousseff Should Condemn Russian Crackdown | Human ...

Brazil: Rousseff Should Condemn Russian Crackdown | Human ...: President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil should express concern about the crackdown on civil society in Russia when she meets with President Vladimir V. Putin. The two leaders are scheduled to meet in Moscow on December 14, 2012.

Summertime: Google Offers Free Wi-Fi in 150 Brazilian Bars


Summertime: Google Offers Free Wi-Fi in 150 Brazilian Bars

Google has partnered with Brazilian advertising firm Enox On>life Media to bring free wi-fi to 150 Brazilian bars, the company announced today. Enox specializes in connecting brands with consumers in real-life locations, from fitness centers to beauty salons and restaurants.

BRIC building: the future of Brazil, Russia, India and China « Fabius ...

BRIC building: the future of Brazil, Russia, India and China « Fabius ...: Summary: Today we have a follow-up by Paul Schulte to Does corruption limit China's growth, or pose a threat to its existence? He looks at the leading emerging nations, comparing them to the US and UK at similar point in their evolution to ...

Haiti - Reconstruction : The Architectural firm for the Cathedral of Port-au ...


Haiti - Reconstruction : The Architectural firm for the Cathedral of Port-au ...

The Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti announce the selection of Kerns Group Architects, P.C., of Arlington, Virginia, as architect of the new Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-au-Prince. The Project Team made its recommendation following ...

UN launches effort to end cholera in Haiti

UN launches effort to end cholera in Haiti: U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched a $2.2 billion initiative on Tuesday to stamp out cholera over the next decade in impoverished Haiti, where an epidemic has killed thousands of people and been blamed on U.N. peacekeepers. Cholera - an ...




'Lincoln' movie grabs 4 'Screen Actors Guild' award nominations - Albuquerque ...

'Lincoln' movie grabs 4 'Screen Actors Guild' award nominations - Albuquerque ...:
Paid up SAG-AFTRA union - Native American actor & actress members - can vote online or by paper ballot mail. There are approximately 300 native SAG-AFTRA members across the U.S. & Canada. They are engulfed by over 100,000 members in total.


Examiner.com

Venezuela's Chavez suffers complication from surgery

Venezuela's Chavez suffers complication from surgery: CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez suffered bleeding as a result of a six-hour operation in Cuba meant to treat a third bout of cancer, the government said on Thursday. The 58-year-old socialist leader needed "corrective measures" ...

Marine Veteran Held Illegally In Mexican Prison

Marine Veteran Held Illegally In Mexican Prison: The father of a U.S. Marine jailed in Mexico after declaring his grandfather's antique shotgun heard the fear in his son's voice and felt helpless.




Cuba backs Iran's nuclear program, vows to defy sanctions

Cuba backs Iran's nuclear program, vows to defy sanctions:
At a meeting with Ali Asghar Khaji, the Iranian deputy foreign minister for Europe and Americas, in the Cuban capital city of Havana on Thursday, Bruno Eduardo Rodriguez Parrilla, hailed Iran-Cuba ties as “strategic” and voiced his country's support ...


Press TV

If Hugo Chavez is in Cuba, who is in charge of Venezuela? - latimes.com

If Hugo Chavez is in Cuba, who is in charge of Venezuela? - latimes.com: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez made it through his fourth cancer surgery late Tuesday, but he is not expected to return to power any time soon. On Saturday, the ailing president announced in a nationally televised speech that he was traveling to Cuba ...

Raul Castro presides over Cuba parliament in year-end session; economy ...


Raul Castro presides over Cuba parliament in year-end session; economy ...

Cuban lawmakers are holding the second of their twice-annual sessions with a year-end report expected on the state of the country's economy. Legislators are also to approve next year's budget.

Psychiatry goes insane: Every human emotion now classified as a ...

Psychiatry goes insane: Every human emotion now classified as a ...: Psychiatry goes insane: Every human emotion now classified as a mental disorder in new psychiatric manual DSM-5. ... "Mental disorders" named in the DSM-5 include "General Anxiety Disorder" or GAD for short. GAD can be diagnosed in a ...




Brazil Swap Rates Drop on Signs of Economic Slowdown; Real Falls

Brazil Swap Rates Drop on Signs of Economic Slowdown; Real Falls: Brazil's swap rates dropped for a second day as evidence of an economic slowdown spurred speculation that the central bank will keep borrowing costs at record lows through the first half of next year. Swap rates on contracts due July 2014 fell one ...

CFK confirms $3.5 billion debt payment

CFK confirms $3.5 billion debt payment: Fernández de Kirchner made the announcement at an inauguration event for a biotechnology company in Escobar, Buenos Aires province. The President reminded the audience that the “bond payment is composed of the debt that we restructured.” ...

Five injured in a shootout in downtown BA

Five injured in a shootout in downtown BA: Five injured in a shootout in downtown BA. Five people were injured today in Buenos Aires city centre in a shootout between police and delinquents in broad daylight. The incident occurred at the intersection of Talcahuano and Bartolomé Mitre streets ...

Federal Police Chief tenders resignation

Federal Police Chief tenders resignation: The reasons are still unknown, but Capdevilla's decision comes after last night incidents and clashes between Police forces and protestors repudiating the acquittal of all suspects in the Marita verón case at Tucuman province embassy in Buenos Aires ...




A hard road ahead for Haiti's recovery

A hard road ahead for Haiti's recovery:
Haiti, the Caribbean island nation, is considered the poorest country in the Americas. More than sixty percent of people there live under poverty line. In 20-10, Haiti was hit by a massive earthquake that left trails of destruction and killed some 2 ...


Press TV

Corruption scandal nears Brazil's popular ex-president as calls of probe into ...


Corruption scandal nears Brazil's popular ex-president as calls of probe into ...

In this May 16, 2012 file photo, Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva attends the installation of the Truth Commission at Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil. Pressure is growing for prosecutors to open an ...