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miércoles, 9 de enero de 2013

Lack Of US Support For Mental Health Care Criticized

Lack Of US Support For Mental Health Care Criticized: WASHINGTON — Most people with mental illness do not commit violent crimes. But acts of mass violence by apparently deranged young men have focused public attention in the United States on how hard it can be to identify and diagnose people with ...




After IPO Drought, Brazil Becomes More Hospitable to Investors

After IPO Drought, Brazil Becomes More Hospitable to Investors:
In Brazil, tough economic conditions also hung over the markets last year. In the first three quarters of 2012, the country's gross domestic product rose only 0.7 percent. The Bovespa index was up 7.4 percent in 2012 — a healthy return but not the ...


New York Times

BBC News Brazil hacker exposes corrupt politicians addresses

BBC News Brazil hacker exposes corrupt politicians addresses: A hacker in Brazil reveals sensitive emails, addresses and phone numbers of politicians convicted by a major corruption trial known as the "Mensalao".

Vietnam Sentenced 14 Democracy Activists to Years in Prison

Vietnam Sentenced 14 Democracy Activists to Years in Prison: Le Van So received the severest sentencing: 15 to 16 years in prison and five years of probation, followed by Dang Xuan Dieu who received 13 to 14 years in prison, and 5 years probation. Ho Duc Hoa was given 12 to 13 years in prison, and five years of ...

Voice of La Comay Reportedly Resigns

Voice of La Comay Reportedly Resigns:
The man who voices the lady-puppet that dominates Puerto Rico's airwaves recently resigned amidst controversy, according to reports from various Puerto Rican news outlets. However, WAPA -- the station he appears on -- has not yet responded to repeated ...


ABC News

Films celebrate Napa's Native American history


Films celebrate Napa's Native American history

“Awakening Healing Voices of Our Ancestors: A Destiny Reclaimed” is a 30-minute documentary about a local pow-wow whose participants are reclaiming Native American traditions, songs and ceremony. The second 30-minute film, “The Sky is the Roof,” ...

Most adolescent suicidal behavior preceded by mental health treatment


Most adolescent suicidal behavior preceded by mental health treatment

A little more than half of adolescents who planned or committed suicide received some form of mental health treatment, prompting researchers to question the efficacy of current treatment approaches to suicidal behavior in young people, according to new ...

In America's Christian churches, okay to be gay?


In America's Christian churches, okay to be gay?

In America's Christian churches, okay to be gay? From same sex marriages to prohibitions on homosexual behavior, Christian churches range in their outreach to gay members. Rev. Canon Diane M. Jardine Bruce, left, and Rev. Canon Mary. 

Beyoncé to sing national anthem at Obama's inauguration

Beyoncé to sing national anthem at Obama's inauguration: R&B singer Beyoncé Knowles has been chosen to sing the national anthem at President Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony on January 21, the presidential inauguration committee said today. The performer has been a regular guest at the White House.

'Twilight' tops Razzie 'worst film' nominations

'Twilight' tops Razzie 'worst film' nominations: The final installment of vampire saga "Twilight" on Wednesday dominated Razzie nominations for the worst films and movie performances of 2012, despite taking an impressive $814 million at the global box office. "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part ...

Disinformation still clouds the US debate on Chávez's legacy in Venezuela

Disinformation still clouds the US debate on Chávez's legacy in Venezuela:
Moisés Naím argues that Venezuela, whose economy grew about 5.5% in 2012, is headed for "an economic crisis of historic proportions". (Well, at least he said "headed for a crisis". Anita Issacs, a political scientist included in this debate, bizarrely ...


The Guardian (blog)

Venezuela Supreme Court chief says Chavez's inauguration can be postponed


Venezuela Supreme Court chief says Chavez's inauguration can be postponed

CARACAS, VenezuelaVenezuela's Supreme Court president said Wednesday that the upcoming inauguration of ailing President Hugo Chavez can legally be postponed. Supreme Court President Luisa Estella Morales made the statement amid a heated ...

Native American-run Businesses Spur Economic Growth

Native American-run Businesses Spur Economic Growth: Many people don't know much about Native Americans, even though their contributions to society are significant. And that's especially true when it comes to the world of business; in some states, Native American-run businesses employ thousands of people ...

NAPT Changes Name to Vision Maker Media


NAPT Changes Name to Vision Maker Media

In a marketing and rebranding move, Native American Public Telecommunications, Inc. (NAPT) has announced its official new corporate name as Vision Maker Media. It is the third name change for the company, which was initially known as the Native ...

Égalité, Wine Created In Support Of Gay Americans, To Hit Shelves Nationwide

Égalité, Wine Created In Support Of Gay Americans, To Hit Shelves Nationwide: Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans will no doubt look back on 2012 as a banner year -- all the more reason they'd be inspired to ring in 2013 with a glass of the very first wine created in support of LGBT equality. New York's Biagio Cru ...

Cuba athletes' travel restricted, citizen fans have right


Cuba athletes' travel restricted, citizen fans have right

However, a Cuban doctor, who spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity, told the news wire that Cuba was ending its travel restrictions on health care professionals. Now this group will reportedly be treated "like any other citizen ...

Brutal killing of pastor among 14 murders in Puerto Rico for New Year

Brutal killing of pastor among 14 murders in Puerto Rico for New Year: SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Wednesday January 9, 2013 – The barbaric bludgeoning death of a young pastor was among 14 murders in the first week of 2013 that rung in the New Year with a mournful bell in Puerto Rico. Twenty-year-old evangelical pastor Julio ...

Province dismisses ATE wage hike demand

Province dismisses ATE wage hike demand: Buenos Aires province Labour Minister Oscar Cuartango yesterday described the ATE state workers union request for a 48 percent wage hike as “unfeasible,” calling for “moderation” from the union leaders and for them to refrain from generating ...

US oil production to jump 25 percent by 2014

US oil production to jump 25 percent by 2014: US crude oil production is expected to rise by the largest amount on record in 2013, the Energy Information Administration said, and is set to soar by almost a quarter over the next two years. The EIA, the independent statistical arm of the Department ...

Brazil backs away from budget target policy pillar

Brazil backs away from budget target policy pillar: "In the past, it was difficult to make changes to the primary (surplus) target because there were doubts about the medium-and-long sustainability" of Brazil's indebtedness, Augustin said. "Now, that sustainability is assured." His comments are some of ...

Haiti: Failed crops a new threat to these sunken-eyed children of the hills


Haiti: Failed crops a new threat to these sunken-eyed children of the hills

Yet here in the isolated rural hills of north-eastern Haiti severe malnutrition is stunting the development of thousands of children and leaving many with permanently blighted lives. The sight of infants with stick thin limbs and sunken eyes ...

Jews and gays are destroying America, claims Iran state TV site

Jews and gays are destroying America, claims Iran state TV site:
Stathis says: 'Today, multiculturalism, feminism, gay and lesbianism, affirmative action and political correctness have overwhelmed America. The result of this war on US society has been socioeconomic decay, gender confusion and the breakdown of the ...


Gay Star News

Baroness takes up role to fight child poverty

Baroness takes up role to fight child poverty:
Norfolk baroness Gillian Shephard will today take up her role helping to lead a new body which aims to fight child poverty and improve social mobility in the UK. Comments; Email; Print. To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in ...


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Report: California Childhood Poverty Rates Increasing

Report: California Childhood Poverty Rates Increasing:
Nearly half of California's children live in poverty or "perilously close" to it, according to a new report that warns about a trend of increasing childhood poverty in the state. The report from nonprofit advocacy group the Center for the Next ...


NBC Southern California

California has fewer kids, more elderly

California has fewer kids, more elderly: The number of children in California is on the decline, the number of elderly is on the rise and fewer people are moving to the state, according to a new report that argues the state will have to rely on fewer people to prop up its economy in the ...