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domingo, 13 de enero de 2013

James Holmes Trial Death Penalty Would Only Feed Culture of Violence

James Holmes Trial Death Penalty Would Only Feed Culture of Violence: James Holmes Trial Death Penalty Would Only Feed Culture of Violence. If Americans truly wish to break the culture of violence they must first rise above ...




James Franco Reimagines The Controversial Gay Movie Cruising

James Franco Reimagines The Controversial Gay Movie Cruising:
Gay world presented as sick, degrading, and ritualistic. Filmed on authentic N.Y.C. locations." Funny, I always thought it was just the killer who's sick and degrading, while the leather gays were just being themselves and partying. But in any case ...


Village Voice (blog)

New York governor declares public health emergency to combat flu

New York governor declares public health emergency to combat flu: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a public health emergency on Saturday, giving pharmacists permission to administer flu vaccinations to more people as officials seek to stem the worst flu outbreak in that state in several years. Cuomo's order ...

Video game industry defends itself, claims lower violence levels ...


Video game industry defends itself, claims lower violence levels ...

The video game industry, blamed by some for fostering a culture of violence, defended its practices.

Top 10 Gay-Bashing Pastors in America

Top 10 Gay-Bashing Pastors in America:
News of Rev. Louie Giglio being removed from giving the benediction at the Inaugural address over his past anti-gay comments serves to remind everyone that gay bashing is still a favorite past-time in certain evangelical Christian communities. When it ...


PolicyMic

Mexican Drug War Victims Compensated

Mexican Drug War Victims Compensated: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto signed a bill into law that outlines measures to compensate victims of the country's brutal drug war. Peace activists and government officials joined together for an event in Mexico City to introduce the law ...




Latino Unemployment Showing Signs of Improving | ctlatinonews.com

Latino Unemployment Showing Signs of Improving | ctlatinonews.com: The December jobs report is out and it shows that Latinos continue to be unemployed at a higher rate than Americans overall but there are encouraging signs of ...

SANTIAGO, Chile - 'No' Oscar nomination boosts Chile's film ...

SANTIAGO, Chile - 'No' Oscar nomination boosts Chile's film ...: Chile is getting its first shot at an Oscar for best foreign-language film, along with global attention and a boost to its thriving film industry with the nomination of ...




Venezuela opposition to challenge top court ruling on Chavez swearing-in at ...


Venezuela opposition to challenge top court ruling on Chavez swearing-in at ...

CARACAS, VenezuelaVenezuela's opposition plans to present a case before a regional human rights court to challenge a Supreme Court decision that allowed the indefinite postponement of President Hugo Chavez's inauguration. The case is being ...

Focus More Attention on Mental Health Needs

Focus More Attention on Mental Health Needs: But that sense of fellowship does not extend to mental illness. When is the last time you received an email or Facebook request to help someone battling depression or anxiety or schizophrenia? There is a pervasive stigma attached to mental health ...

Are Blacks To Blame For Negative Black Stereotypes On Reality TV ...

Are Blacks To Blame For Negative Black Stereotypes On Reality TV ...: Are African American households participating in the most racist media propaganda campaign in television history by watching reality TV? In a recent article on theGrio, Sil Lai Abrams argued that the proliferation of Black performers in reality ...




Brazil: Indigenous squatters living by Rio's Maracana stadium resist eviction ...


Brazil: Indigenous squatters living by Rio's Maracana stadium resist eviction ...

RIO DE JANEIRO - Police in riot gear surrounded a settlement of indigenous people next to Rio de Janeiro's storied Maracana stadium on Saturday, preparing to evict them as soon as an expected court order arrived. The site commander, police Lt. Alex ...

Venezuela Implements Food Program to Curb Poverty - Prensa Latina

Venezuela Implements Food Program to Curb Poverty - Prensa Latina: Caracas, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela defendí today the implementation of food programs as a poverty-curbing strategy, ...

Does the New York Times have a problem with gay obits?

Does the New York Times have a problem with gay obits?: When Lou Rispoli, a well-known music administrator, was murdered on the streets of Queens in a gay hate crime, the Times failed to report the incident or to commemorate Lou with an obituary. We raised a quizzical eyebrow at the time.




Colombia peace talks to resume in Cuba

Colombia peace talks to resume in Cuba: Colombia's government and leaders of the Marxist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or Farc, are set to begin another round of negotiations in Cuba on Monday, in the latest attempt to end the western hemisphere's longest-running internal armed ...

UK prepares new plans to defend Malvinas Islands

UK prepares new plans to defend Malvinas Islands: UK's defence chiefs have drawn up new contingency plans designed to prevent hostile action by Argentina towards the Malvinas Islands, according to reports presented by English newspaper The Telegraph. “A series of military options are being actively ...




Obama anti-gun project spurs protest from African Americans | The ...

Obama anti-gun project spurs protest from African Americans | The ...: 'A police presence makes us feel unsafe and unwelcome'

Top Venezuelan leaders in Cuba to support Chavez

Top Venezuelan leaders in Cuba to support Chavez: Vice-President Nicolas Maduro, Congress head Diosdado Cabello, and Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez have been shuttling to and from Cuba since the 58-year-old socialist president's fourth and most serious cancer surgery a month ago. Chavez, who missed ...

Tango classes help soothe mentally ill in Buenos Aires


Tango classes help soothe mentally ill in Buenos Aires

Some health centres in Buenos Aires have found that the complex 2/4 beat can help soothe patients, including those suffering from mental ailments, forcing them to focus their minds on an activity that requires, well, two to tango. "Tango is unique ...

Brazil Seeks to Evict Indigenous Community to Make Way for Sports Contests

Brazil Seeks to Evict Indigenous Community to Make Way for Sports Contests:
Brazilian authorities want to kick 30 members of the Maracana tribe out of a former indigenous museum where they have been living for six years in order to build support structures for the 2014 World Cup. The building in Rio de Janeiro is next door to ...


Truthdig

Cuba's easing of travel signals a sea change of hope

Cuba's easing of travel signals a sea change of hope: A new kind of migration is launched as the communist state eliminates a long-standing restriction on Cubans' ability to leave. cuba travel family miami. Manuel Chirino of Miami hugs his children, Manuel Jr., 11, and Maria, 10, after they arrive in ...

Haiti remembers 2010 earthquake in subdued ceremony

Haiti remembers 2010 earthquake in subdued ceremony: PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti marked the third anniversary of the earthquake that destroyed much of the capital and killed more than 250,000 people with a purposely low-key commemoration on Saturday that included former U.S. President Bill Clinton.




Mexico's drug war undiminished in some areas close to Texas, authorities say


Mexico's drug war undiminished in some areas close to Texas, authorities say

Mexico's drug war undiminished in some areas close to Texas, authorities say. Comments ( ) A Text Size. Olga R. Rodriguez/The Associated Press. The leader of the Zetas paramilitary group, Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano, was killed in Progreso, in Coahuila ...

New anti-tobacco ads for African American market unveiled

New anti-tobacco ads for African American market unveiled: The advertisements, which include radio and print ads for the African American market, will start airing in early January and can be viewed at TobaccoFreeCA.com. In California, Black and Hispanic men smoke at higher rates (18.9 percent and 15.5 percent ...




Cholera fear in Cuba as officials keep silent

Cholera fear in Cuba as officials keep silent:
Uvaldo Pino was a neighbourhood barber in Cerro, one of the poorer and more overcrowded districts of Cuba's capital, Havana. In late December, the 46-year-old fell sick with vomiting and diarrhoea and died in hospital on 6 January. The barber's family ...


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