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miércoles, 2 de enero de 2013

How could we reform America's prison system?

How could we reform America's prison system?: America has the most incarcerated citizens of any country in the world. But our recidivism rates prove that our system punishes criminals without reha.




Violent Tendencies Magnified By Mental Illness and Societal ...

Violent Tendencies Magnified By Mental Illness and Societal ...: Other mental disorders attracted to domestic violence were: ... by an individual's socio-demographic, drug addiction, mental illness and economic stance.

Afro-Cuban priests offer spiritual support to Venezuela's Chavez in cancer battle


Afro-Cuban priests offer spiritual support to Venezuela's Chavez in cancer battle

HAVANA – A body of top Afro-Cuban priests is recommending that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez seek their help in his battle with cancer. Lazaro Cuesta is one of the island's leading Santeria priests and he says that if Chavez decides he could use ...

Sales of armored cars soar 10% in Mexico as drug war escalates ...


Sales of armored cars soar 10% in Mexico as drug war escalates ...

Sales of armored cars in Mexico were up 10 percent in 2012 from the previous year, according to the Mexican Automotive Armour Association.

Brazil drug problems: Crack cocaine skid row where users steal ...


Brazil drug problems: Crack cocaine skid row where users steal ...

Brazil today is the world's largest consumer of both cocaine and its crack derivative. On the shantytown's streets, life can be hell, where there is no going home, ...

Havanatur Promotes Russian Tourism to Cuba

Havanatur Promotes Russian Tourism to Cuba: Moscow, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) The company Havanatur in 2012 managed to place itself in the top seven tour operators for Cuba destination among those based in the Russian market, said the representative of ...

Cuba Patents New Lung Cancer Vaccine

Cuba Patents New Lung Cancer Vaccine: HAVANA TIMES — Cuba has just patented a vaccine for the treatment of lung cancer. The new medicine, “Racotumomab,” was developed by the Center of Molecular Immunology, reported Cuban Information Agency. “No one can say that this vaccine ...

Puerto Rico Charts New Course With New...

Puerto Rico Charts New Course With New...: A new governor took office Wednesday in Puerto Rico, marking an ideological shift in a U.S. territory struggling to revive its economy and reduce violent crime. Alejandro Garcia Padilla was sworn in on a stage overlooking the Atlantic Ocean outside the ...




Brazil's youth showcase prepares for kick-off

Brazil's youth showcase prepares for kick-off: Brazil doesn't have a designated national championship at youth level. There is a CBF-organised Copa do Brasil at Under-20 level, an unofficial Brazilian Under-20 championship organised in Porto Alegre each year and numerous competitions held by ...

Brazil manufacturing 2012: out with a bang

Brazil manufacturing 2012: out with a bang: PMI Wednesday rolls on and has reached Brazil, where the HSBC / Markit index was 51.1 in December, lower than November's 52.2 but still comfortably inside positive territory. It's an encouraging end to 2012 after a dismal performance for the wider ...

NY plaintiff: Gay benefits 'bigger than marriage' - Salon.com

NY plaintiff: Gay benefits 'bigger than marriage' - Salon.com: But she told him she was gay, and they eventually divorced. In the early 1950s, she moved to New York City from Philadelphia and obtained a master's degree ...

FBI: Gun purchasers set new record in December

FBI: Gun purchasers set new record in December: The number of FBI background checks for US gun purchases set a record in December, as the Connecticut school massacre prompted renewed talk of limits on firearms, according to new FBI data. The FBI said it recorded 2.8 million background checks during ...

Macri confirms subway fares to raise

Macri confirms subway fares to raise: Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri explained today that the 'true' price of subway fares is 6 pesos and that they will go up, adding that the city government would analyse a way to reduce expenses and therefore, fares. After heading the first ...




Lesbians In Revolutionary Cuba Confront Unique Challenges

Lesbians In Revolutionary Cuba Confront Unique Challenges: LGBT Cubans were jailed and harassed because of their sexual identity. ... Though educated in Spain, Bolívar firmly believed in the South American ...

Sales of armored cars soars 10% in Mexico as drug wars escalate


Sales of armored cars soars 10% in Mexico as drug wars escalate

The armored car industry has expanded rapidly in Mexico, where the death toll from the war on drugs jumped to about 11,000 in 2011, Fox wrote. Buyers are seeking vehicles capable of stopping the rounds fired by weapons that criminal organizations use, ...

Hugo Chavez in 'delicate' state, Venezuela VP says

Hugo Chavez in 'delicate' state, Venezuela VP says:
Chavez's health looms over Venezuelan election campaign. Venezuela's vice-president is returning home Wednesday from a visit with Hugo Chavez in Cuba and says the ailing president's condition remains "delicate" three weeks after his cancer surgery.


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Venezuela opposition: government not providing enough information about ...


Venezuela opposition: government not providing enough information about ...

CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela's opposition is once again criticizing the secrecy surrounding the condition of President Hugo Chavez following his cancer surgery in Cuba. Opposition coalition leader Ramon Guillermo Aveledo said at a news conference ...

Hospital system to hire two Native American healers


Hospital system to hire two Native American healers

Sanford Health says the healers will not perform traditional healing ceremonies in the hospital but rather consult with staff about cultural issues in an effort to better serve the Native American patient population. Read Sulik is the senior vice ...

Brazil Stocks Open Higher as US Budget Deal Sparks Global Rally

Brazil Stocks Open Higher as US Budget Deal Sparks Global Rally: RIO DE JANEIRO--Brazilian blue-chip shares joined in the global market rally Wednesday, starting 2013 off with strong gains after U.S. lawmakers reached a last-minute deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff" tax increases and spending cuts. The benchmark ...

Brazil: 30% drop in apple harvest expected

Brazil: 30% drop in apple harvest expected:
Brazil: 30% drop in apple harvest expected. The Santa Catarina apple harvest is expected to commence in January, but already growers state that this year will be a meagre yield due to unfavourable weather conditions. A grower in São Joaquim, Santa ...


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The problems caused by developing brasilia as a new capital city ...

The problems caused by developing brasilia as a new capital city ...: The problems caused by developing brasilia as a new capital city were MAINLY a result of? A) the cost of construction. B)excessive foreign influence. C)conflict ...

Countering Violence Against Women in Cuba

Countering Violence Against Women in Cuba: HAVANA TIMES — With Aylee Ibañez's documentary La corrupcion de la memoria (The Corruption of Memory) — consisting of the testimony of a young girl who was raped by her uncle, the capital city's showing of “Calladita no te ves mas bonita”* (When ...




Real Rises on Bets Brazil Will Allow Gain After U.S. Budget Deal

Real Rises on Bets Brazil Will Allow Gain After U.S. Budget Deal: Brazil's real rallied to an eight- week high on speculation policy makers will allow the currency to strengthen after U.S. lawmakers passed a bill to avoid scheduled tax increases. The real advanced along with most of the dollar's 16 major counterparts ...

Costa Rica Closes 2012 with Positive Economic Numbers

Costa Rica Closes 2012 with Positive Economic Numbers: Costa Rica News – Costa Rica closes 2012 with positive economic numbers, even though the poverty rate has not dropped significantly and a persistent fiscal ...

Child abuse fueled by poverty and lack of support paediatrician ...

Child abuse fueled by poverty and lack of support paediatrician ...: Poverty and lack of support are two factors that must dealt with if New Zealand is to successfully tackle the problem of child abuse, according to Wanganui ...