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domingo, 20 de enero de 2013

Alternative media in Argentina fights back

Alternative media in Argentina fights back: The phenomenon is not limited to Buenos Aires in fact, 48 percent of the publications come from the provinces, as a response to local concerns. Editors united in Arecia managed to sign distribution agreements with the postal service and resisted ...




Guilty plea in attack on African-American family

Guilty plea in attack on African-American family: CHICAGO — A 36-year-old suburban Chicago man has pleaded guilty to setting fire to the home of an African-American family that moved onto the street of his residence. In a plea deal, Brian James Moudry admitted he splashed gasoline on the home in the ...

Militarizing Latin America

Militarizing Latin America: “Free trade” prevents emerging countries from protecting their own industries and resources, and pits them against the industrial might of the U.S. That uneven playing field results in poverty for Latin Americans, but enormous profits for U.S ...




Gay unions bring human “destruction”

Gay unions bring human “destruction”: Relationship recognition for gay couples has become a politically divisive issue in the Latin American state. Marriage equality was heatedly debated in the ...

Mom's mental illness pervades 'Next to Normal'


Mom's mental illness pervades 'Next to Normal'

Mental illness hardly seems like a topic for musical theater, but it is in “Next to Normal,” and it's quite affecting in the San Jose Repertory Theatre production. Although mental illness may afflict only one member of a family, it affects the entire ...

Gay Inaugural Poet: I Am Here Because This Is America

Gay Inaugural Poet: I Am Here Because This Is America: BlanoR Richard Blanco, the gay Latino poet chosen to read his work at President Obama's second inauguration tomorrow, penned a piece at CNN today in which eloquently illustrates the quintessential American elements of his origin story, a story that ...

Haiti - Health : 435 doctors trained in Cuba, in the Haitian health system

Haiti - Health : 435 doctors trained in Cuba, in the Haitian health system:
Recently, the Ministry of Health, in the presence of Dr. Florence D. Guillaume, the Minister of Health, Dr. Raymond Guirlaine, Director General, of Dr. Sinal Bertrand, President of the Health Commission of the Chamber of Deputies [one of the doctors of ...


Haitilibre.com

7 Prison Officials Arrested for Mexico Jailbreak

7 Prison Officials Arrested for Mexico Jailbreak: Seven officials at a prison in San Cristobal de las Casas, in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, were detained as possible accomplices in the escape of two inmates last week, the Attorney General's Office said. The AG's office said in a communique ...




Classes offered for those caring for those with mental illness

Classes offered for those caring for those with mental illness: That is what Michelle Ready and those who are part of the National Alliance on Mental Illness want others to know. The local chapter of the nonprofit organization offers a variety of classes for families and people dealing with mental illness and ...

Man fatally shot at Puerto Rico festival that lures thousands to capital's ...


Man fatally shot at Puerto Rico festival that lures thousands to capital's ...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Police say a 32-year-old man has been fatally shot in front of hundreds of onlookers at a street festival in the colonial district of Puerto Rico's capital. Police say Julio Ramos Oliver was standing with friends in a packed ...

Out of sight, into mind

Out of sight, into mind: Talking of Alicia Kirchner, the presidential favourite to top the ruling Victory Front's Buenos Aires provincial slate in October's midterm elections, her uncertain prospects in that arena create a huge temptation for the opposition


and the week's main ...

Gun landed ex-Marine in Mexican prison

Gun landed ex-Marine in Mexican prison:
A former U.S. Marine is freed from a Mexican prison after six weeks for bringing a shotgun into ...

U.S. Marine Vet Freed After 4 Months In Mexican Prison - YouTube

U.S. Marine Vet Freed After 4 Months In Mexican Prison - YouTube:
Maybe it was best for him to get busted by mexican law enforcement and be thrown in jail for ...

In Brazil's Amazon, progress collides with the past

In Brazil's Amazon, progress collides with the past:
SANTO ANTONIO, BRAZIL—The wind blows in from the river, mingling with the scent of the day's last meal in the kitchen. The smells of work and home for Valcione da Silva. He sits on a worn bench and watches children play on the floor, laughing.


Toronto Star

High court taking Native American adoption case


High court taking Native American adoption case

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court could reshape longstanding federal law on the adoption of Native American children, depending on how the justices rule in the case of a South Carolina family fighting for custody of their adopted daughter.

Ultra-marathoner sets new personal best in Brazil

Ultra-marathoner sets new personal best in Brazil: SINGAPORE: Singaporean long-distance runner Lim Nghee Huat has set a new record at the ultramarathon in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The 59-year-old, who is an editor with MediaCorp, completed the run over


two days and nights. He clocked in 44 hours 57 ...

Defendants sentenced in fake Cuban birth certificates case

Defendants sentenced in fake Cuban birth certificates case: Under the Cuban Refugee Adjustment Act of 1966, Cubans who arrive in the United States without visas can stay in the country and apply for residency after a year and one day. To get a green card, Cuban migrants must show proof of Cuban citizenship.

Anonymous Argentina hacks INDEC's website - Buenos Aires Herald

Anonymous Argentina hacks INDEC's website - Buenos Aires Herald: The hackers collective Anonymous attacked the INDEC national statistics website in protests of the recently released official inflation rate numbers.

Children of the poor will suffer most under Osborne's benefits squeeze

Children of the poor will suffer most under Osborne's benefits squeeze: As the Child Poverty Action Group was quick to point out, this is in addition to the 800,000 children that the Institute for Fiscal Studies says will also be in relative poverty by 2020 due to the tax credits and benefits squeeze and the impact of ...




An Inconvenient Constitution

An Inconvenient Constitution:
These are vexing days for Venezuelans. For the last 14 years, a single, charismatic leader, Hugo Chavez Frias, has dominated public life, occupying the airwaves, holding forth on stage for hours at a time, and crisscrossing the country as if on an ...


Daily Beast

A vigil in Buenos Aires in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners

A vigil in Buenos Aires in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners:
The vigil took place in one of the streets of the city of Buenos Aires, where the solidarity activists raised photos of hunger striking prisoners and kidnapped MPs, and demanded the international community to intervene to stop the Israeli violations ...


Ahlul Bayt News Agency - abna.ir

Envoy says Venezuela open to better ties with US

Envoy says Venezuela open to better ties with US: CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's government is open to improving troubled ties with Washington and is considering a U.S. proposal for the return of anti-drug agents kicked out of the country eight years ago by President Hugo Chavez, a senior official said.

The African-American Army

The African-American Army: Escaped slaves fought on the British side, which promised to free them, during the American war for independence for white men. But nobody liked to talk about that much after the French won the war, although -- come to think of it -- nobody much likes ...

Close Up: Cuba's new love for the Union flag

Close Up: Cuba's new love for the Union flag:
Cuba has been swept by a new craze - the red, white and blue of the UK's flag. The Union flag is now all the rage, sported by young Cubans on their clothes, nails - and even spotted as tattoos, and shaved into the back of people's heads. While for some ...


BBC News

Venezuela's oil tied to Chávez fate

Venezuela's oil tied to Chávez fate: Chávez, who is possibly in his final days after cancer-related surgery in Cuba, has used the state-owned oil company, Petróleos de Venezuela, as a cash cow to bankroll social-welfare programs for his country and to give cheap oil to favored countries.