In 2000, the Canadian Medical Association Journal published an article diagnosing the denizens of the Hundred Acre Wood with psychiatric disorders. “On the surface it is an innocent world,” the article begins, “but on closer examination by our group of ...
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jueves, 17 de enero de 2013
MD Gov. Seeks Death Penalty Repeal:
|States with the death penalty tend to have higher homicide rates, which undercuts claims that it acts as a deterrent, O'Malley said. And, not only does it not work, but it is expensive, he said, wasting much-needed funds during economically trying times.|
Will Brazil Overtake Twitter Like It Did Orkut?:
|When it comes to the body count on Twitter, Brazil is already No. 2 behind the U.S. Soon, is my guess, it will completely overtake the U.S. in this gringo-inspired social media crazed society and Twitter will go the way of Google's (GOOG) old Orkut ...|
Got sugar? Venezuela faces shortages of staple foods:
|Grocery shopping in Venezuela is rarely an easy task, with consumers often forced to deal with long lines and sporadic shortages at their local markets. But the increased difficulty in finding basic consumer goods in recent weeks is raising concerns ...|
Christian Science Monitor
New York: Gay man accuses police officers of carrying out homophobic attack: WABC-TV reports the internal investigation will look into claims that several officers assaulted Jabbar Campbell who was hosting a gay pride party at his New York apartment. They came to his home following complaints of noise stemming from the party.
French Elle Takes Sides in Gay Marriage Debate: Indeed, there is no shortage of hard-to-categorize activists eager to tell the New York Times why they oppose gay marriage. One of the opposition's most visible leaders, the “flamboyant” comedian Frigide Barjot, reminded the Times, “to make a child ...
Peak View expanding adolescent mental health care: “We know there are adolescents in our community who are hurting and looking for mental health services,” said Peak View Medical Director Dr. Julie Sanford said. “Peak View is excited to expand our services to serve this vulnerable population, as well ...
Government food price claims baffle Argentines: As the International Monetary Fund moved closer Thursday to sanctioning Argentina for inaccurate inflation data, The Associated Press checked prices in Buenos Aires, and couldn't find a can of soda for less than 8 pesos. Even a ham and cheese sandwich ...
Duke explores Cuba study abroad program:
|“[A Cuba study abroad program would] enhance our portfolio and geographic distribution of our programs,” Riley wrote in an email Tuesday. The program administrators are discussing what would be an expansion of an existing study abroad program in Cuba ...|
As the film “Lincoln” stirs discussion about the fight to end slavery, it's worth noting that a Beacon Hill meeting house was the epicenter of the abolitionist movement. In the African Meeting House on Smith Court, Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd ...
Debate Over Native American Mascots Rages On: FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — When I went to Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, in the early 1990s, the football team was known as the Redskins. The mascot wore face paint and a large headdress and skipped around the field with a tomahawk. Game day looked a bit ...
Venezuela Crisis: What Should Energy Companies Expect?: It appears increasingly likely that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will not return to power following his latest cancer treatment in December and analysts are considering the implications of a post-Chavez regime for one of the largest crude oil ...
HAVANA — It's a blocky, blush-colored building surrounded by a lush canopy of trees near the rumored home of Cuban revolutionary icon Fidel Castro. Somewhere inside, as best as can be determined, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is fighting for his ...
Benefits and child credits squeeze pushes 200000 children into poverty:
|The Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) also criticised the changes but a Department of Work and Pensions spokesperson said: "Even with plans to limit increases to benefits, people will still see their benefits go up year on year – there is no freeze in ...|
Brazil expects to tame inflation with the currency and energy rate cuts:
|The Brazilian currency and energy rate cuts will help tame inflation this year, allowing the Brazilian central bank to keep interest rates at a record low even as growth accelerates, said Treasury Secretary Arno Augustin. Comment. Arno Agustin does not ...|
Goodwill in lineup for SAMBA Cuba tour:
|When Dave Beattie takes a group of young St. Albert baseball players to Cuba next month, hitting and catching won't be the only things on the schedule. Beattie is getting set to take the peewee AA St. Albert Cardinals squad that he coached this past ...|
St. Albert Leader
Armstrong stripped of 2000 bronze: Lance Armstrong has been stripped of his 2000 Olympic cycling time trial bronze medal, an International Olympic Committee (IOC) official told reporters. American Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life by the ...
Populism in hard times: That no doubt is the reason Cristina has been behaving so strangely of late, flying off the handle whenever someone like the actor Ricardo Darín makes an adverse comment on her record and berating Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli for ...
Highway tolls up 12.5% to finance Subte maintenance: The Buenos Aires City Offi-cial Gazette yesterday formally established a 12.5 percent increase for highway tolls in the metropolitan area. The increase had been approved by the City Legislature in December, and was devised as part of a broader ...
Benefits and child credits squeeze pushes 200000 children into poverty:
|Ministers had been reluctant to state what the impact will be on child poverty, an official government measure that looks at the number of households with incomes at 60% or below the national average household income. But in an answer to a ...|
Cuba speeds up reforms but not internet:
|Back then, private restaurants like this one, or paladares as they're called in Cuba, could only serve 12 people at a time. Nearly all the customers being served were foreigners. The bulk of private restaurant diners are still tourists, but more and ...|
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico's new governor strode onstage wielding a baseball bat on Wednesday as he unveiled a long-awaited plan to help create thousands of jobs on an island struggling to emerge from a financial crisis. Alejandro Garcia ...
Stigma of mental illness:
|I'm writing in response to a couple of articles that have appeared recently in The Chronicle Herald: “Doctor: Woman who starved daughter had mental disorder” (Jan. 7) and “Colorado shooter's mental state not questioned at hearing” (Jan. 9). The second ...|
Left behind by Brazil in the internet race: This became apparent a month ago, when Brazil and the EU celebrated ten years of co-operation in the ICT field with a full week of dialogue and exchange of ideas about innovation, research and regulation. The Brazilian authorities praised the EU's 2002 ...