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lunes, 7 de enero de 2013

Straight 'gay' American to speak at Christian conference

Straight 'gay' American to speak at Christian conference: SYDNEY: A heterosexual man who controversially spent a year in America living “undercover” as a gay person to experience homophobia and discrimination firsthand will be one of the special guests and keynote speakers at a conference in Sydney later this ...




Americans Love To Kill People, With The Death Penalty, At War And With Hate ...

Americans Love To Kill People, With The Death Penalty, At War And With Hate ...: *PURPOSE: The purpose of this paper is: To demonstrate how Americans love to Kill people with the Death Penalty, at War & with Hate speech. People America “perceives” as: Bad, inferior, wrong & imperfect are categorized as evil, which justifies a ...

Teen hosting Native American Summit

Teen hosting Native American Summit: Fort Gibson eighth-grader Cierra Fields, granddaughter of Bill Fields of Jay, gives Fort Gibson Superintendent Gerald Glover a t-shirt during her Rock the Native Vote rally recently in Fort Gibson. Fields will be hosting a Native American Summit at ...

Meme Solis, an Artist Banned in Cuba, Honored in Havana

Meme Solis, an Artist Banned in Cuba, Honored in Havana: It looked like a small suitcase, with rounded corners and a detachable horn on the lid. That turntable was an object of worship for my father and an alternative to the boring programming on radio and TV in the eighties. The needle followed the small ...




Sabaupan, Jaro to invade Puerto Rico

Sabaupan, Jaro to invade Puerto Rico: Filipinos Al Sabaupan and Sonny Boy Jaro will face Puerto Ricans Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez and McWilliams Arroyo on February 2 at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, where former two time world champion Juan Manuel “Juanma” ...

MSU Extended University offers Native American Studies courses online

MSU Extended University offers Native American Studies courses online: BOZEMAN - Montana State University offers several online graduate and undergraduate courses in Native American Studies for spring semester, 2013. The offerings include graduate-level courses: "Native America: Dispelling the Myths," and "Federal Indian ...

Brazil: Consumer rhythm

Brazil: Consumer rhythm: Roberto Carlos lost his job as a furniture salesman a few months ago and, unlike many in the marauding crowds on São Paulo's 25 de Março street, has neither salary nor a year-end bonus. No matter. He too is shopping manically: “Clothes mainly, shoes ...




Brazil's instalments culture spurs indebtedness

Brazil's instalments culture spurs indebtedness: From toilet paper to plastic surgery, nearly everything in Brazil can be paid for in instalments. In the northeastern state of Ceará, the funeral parlour Caminho do Céu (Heaven's Path) even sells coffins in the colours of the deceased's favourite ...

Analysis: Brazil's once-envied energy matrix a victim of "hubris"

Analysis: Brazil's once-envied energy matrix a victim of "hubris": RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Just five years ago, Brazil's mostly "green" energy landscape was the envy of nations dependent on dirtier sources of power and the pride of a government that believed it was leading the country to economic superpower status.

Haiti: Older people now have a voice, but there's still a long way to go


Haiti: Older people now have a voice, but there's still a long way to go

HelpAge ducation programme in Leogane, Haiti. 2012 was another challenging year for Haiti. The country never fully recovers from an emergency before another one strikes. More than 400,000 people are still living in temporary camps three years after the ...

Risk genes for Alzheimer's, mental illness tied to brain changes at birth

Risk genes for Alzheimer's, mental illness tied to brain changes at birth:
Risk genes for Alzheimer's and mental illness linked to brain changes at birth 195x300 Risk genes The study included 272 infants who received MRI scans at UNC Hospitals shortly after birth. The DNA of each was tested for 10 common variations in 7 genes ...


ScienceBlog.com (blog)

Conductor with bipolar disorder on music and mental illness

Conductor with bipolar disorder on music and mental illness:
He conducts the ME2 orchestra in Vermont where amateur musicians coping with mental illness come together with those supporting their cause to create music without worrying about the stigma. Produced by the BBC's Franz Strasser and David Botti.


BBC News

Chinese school attacker suffers from mental illness: Officials

Chinese school attacker suffers from mental illness: Officials: Results of the appraisal made by the Wuhan Psychiatric Hospital in Hubei Province confirmed Min Yongjun, the 36-year-old resident of Guangshan County had a mental disorder, Procuratorate officials told state-run Xinhua news agency. On December 14 ...

Preserving Poverty

Preserving Poverty: Recently, Mark*, a close friend and generous donor, approached me with an exciting prospect: His friend works for a company that makes solar panels and he was (almost) certain we could get some donated to our children's home and school in Kenya.

Deregulation as an Anti-Poverty Measure

Deregulation as an Anti-Poverty Measure: The poverty lobby's response to this problem is to propose extending housing benefit. It seems oblivious to the huge problems that this policy would cause. Increasing housing benefit would exacerbate the already very serious poverty traps as the ...




Human trafficking conference to focus on poverty, trade policy

Human trafficking conference to focus on poverty, trade policy: Human trafficking is commonly thought of as part of the sex trade in which desperate young women and children are lured into working in brothels. But the industry, sometimes called modern-day slavery, entangles many more types of labor and continues to ...

Poverty 'could trigger fresh riots'

Poverty 'could trigger fresh riots':
While the continent has suffered from poverty in the past, the situation now is being exacerbated as austerity policies mean that state support for those on low incomes is being cut back. "When you have large numbers of young people - educated ...


Belfast Telegraph

Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Bid Gets Boost From Government And Sport

Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Bid Gets Boost From Government And Sport: Marking six months until the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decides on a host city for the 2018 Youth Games, Roddick played in an exhibition tennis match with Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri, and former Argentine tennis players Jose Luis Clerc ...

Worst drought in decades hits Brazil

Worst drought in decades hits Brazil: Brazil's Northeast is suffering its worst drought in decades, threatening hydro-power supplies in an area prone to blackouts and potentially slowing economic growth in one of the country's emerging agricultural frontiers. Lack of rain has hurt corn and ...




Plane carrying Missoni heir vanishes in Venezuela

Plane carrying Missoni heir vanishes in Venezuela:
Rescue crews continue their search for the plane carrying Vittorio Missoni - eldest son of the fashion house's founders Ottavio and Rosita Missoni and the company's commercial and marketing director - that disappeared off the coast of Venezuela on ...


Vogue Australia

Chile truckers block road to protest arson attack

Chile truckers block road to protest arson attack: SANTIAGO, Chile -- Chilean truckers are blocking one of the country's main roads to protest arson attacks, one of which killed an elderly couple in the southern region of Araucania. State TV showed images of a long line of trucks clogging the Route 5 ...




Maldonado gives back, makes kids' day in PR

Maldonado gives back, makes kids' day in PR:
The 26-year-old with 81 games on his Major League resume hosted a carnival and distributed gifts for more than 250 children on Three Kings Day in his hometown of Naguabo, Puerto Rico. The idea was born two years ago when Maldonado, a fresh member ...


MLB.com

Look to Native American history for examples of female leaders


Look to Native American history for examples of female leaders

Evidence supporting Swanee Hunt's point of view regarding the benefits of more women serving in government can be found in an important piece of our own history — Native American society. As Howard Zinn points out in “A People's History of the United ...

Latino unemployment lowest in 4 years

Latino unemployment lowest in 4 years: The National Council of La Raza released a Montlhly Latino Employment Report today. It stated that though 604,000 more Latinos were working and 191,000 fewer Latinos were unemployed at the end of 2012 compared to the beginning of ...

Hispanic unemployment rate signals jobs for 2013 are still slim

Hispanic unemployment rate signals jobs for 2013 are still slim: The Hispanic unemployment rate last month saw a relative decrease as it stands at 9.6 percent, but analysts say it doesn't foreshadow a drastic increase in job opportunities for 2013. Officials at the Department of Labor, including Secretary Hilda ...