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lunes, 21 de enero de 2013

Peru sends over 200 peacekeepers to Haiti

Peru sends over 200 peacekeepers to Haiti: "Haiti is a country that still requires international assistance to reach national order, thus Peruvian Blue Berets will be helping bring peace there," said Cateriano, who chaired the farewell ceremony Monday morning. He recalled that the ...




Happiest Countries, Where is Costa Rica?

Happiest Countries, Where is Costa Rica?: Costa Rica News – Whenever I see the reports that Costa Rica is one of the ... of people living in poverty, and so many people struggling to just get by, ...

Statistics for Family Violence in Canada and The Sault

Statistics for Family Violence in Canada and The Sault:
According to police-reported data for 2010, there were almost 99,000 victims of family violence, accounting for one-quarter (25%) of all victims of violent crime. Almost an equal proportion of these family violence victims were spouses (49%) or other ...


LOCAL2 Sault Ste. Marie

Man charged after domestic violence complaint

Man charged after domestic violence complaint:
A 23-year-old Carbonear man is facing charges after RCMP responded to a domestic violence complaint in Carbonear late Saturday night. The man is facing three counts of uttering threats, three counts of mischief, break and enter, and assault. A family ...


The Telegram

In Mexico, self-defence squads are springing up against drug-fueled violence


In Mexico, self-defence squads are springing up against drug-fueled violence

AYUTLA, Mexico - The young man at the roadside checkpoint wept softly behind the red bandanna that masked his face. At his side was a relic revolver, and his feet were shod in the muddy, broken boots of a farmer. Haltingly, he told how his cousin's ...

Case against Puerto Rican trio guilty of immigration offences proceeds today

Case against Puerto Rican trio guilty of immigration offences proceeds today:
Two of the Puerto Rican defendants being escorted by Police Officers to Her Majesty's Prison, where they have been remanded until January 30. The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions will be proceeding against Ruben Nunez, Esteban Acevedo ...


BVI News Online

Case against Puerto Rican trio guilty of immigration offences proceeds today

Case against Puerto Rican trio guilty of immigration offences proceeds today:
Two of the Puerto Rican defendants being escorted by Police Officers to Her Majesty's Prison, where they have been remanded until January 30. The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions will be proceeding against Ruben Nunez, Esteban Acevedo ...


BVI News Online

In Buenos Aires, the buildings make me weep

In Buenos Aires, the buildings make me weep:
In the moody brooding heart of downtown Buenos Aires, Avenida de Mayo begins on the western edge of the Plaza de Mayo and it is an architectural feast for the eyes. Every building, from the corner of the Plaza de Mayo to the Plaza del Congreso – a ...


Globe and Mail

Venezuela's statistics institute trumpets reduction of structural poverty

Venezuela's statistics institute trumpets reduction of structural poverty: The president of the Venezuelan National Statistics Institute (INE) Elías Elijuri disclosed the latest results of the national census conducted in 2011 and announced that there has been a significant reduction in structural poverty in Venezuela. "The ...

Latin American Jewish Congress meets in Venezuela

Latin American Jewish Congress meets in Venezuela: Latin American Jewish Congress officials are scheduled to meet Tuesday with Venezuela's vice president and former minister of foreign affairs, Nicolás Maduro. President Hugo Chavez has declared that Maduro will serve as the Venezuelan president in case ...

African-American tradition returns to Carnival


African-American tradition returns to Carnival

NEW ORLEANS — The "baby dolls," an on-again, off-again Mardi Gras tradition of New Orleans' African-American community, are on again. The troupes of women strutting and prancing in bonnets, garters, and skimpy or short, ruffled dresses on Fat Tuesday ...

Obama makes gays 'feel more fully American'

Obama makes gays 'feel more fully American': At no point was President Obama's refrain of “We the people” in his second inaugural more powerful than when he invoked it to include lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans. We the people declare today that the most evident of truth that all ...

Report: Cuba using undersea fiber-optic cable

Report: Cuba using undersea fiber-optic cable: HAVANA (AP) — A new report says Cuba appears to have finally switched on an undersea fiber-optic cable nearly two years after its arrival. Internet analysis firm Renesys says Cuba seems to have begun using the ALBA-1 cable on Jan. 14. Until now the ...

The African American Church celebrated President Obama's 2nd term

The African American Church celebrated President Obama's 2nd term:
The African-American Church has always had political influence and the evening was a time for leadership to acknowledge the significance of the re-electing the first African-American president. “We're not ashamed to say we have ownership in the ...


S2Smagazine.com

Inauguration 2013: the African American Church Inauguration Ball

Inauguration 2013: the African American Church Inauguration Ball:
TV One “Washington Watch” host Roland Martin and Hollywood heartthrob Morris Chestnut were co-hosting the affair that gave out awards to the likes of unforgettable icons Cicely Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Ruby Dee, as well as former Surgeon General Dr.


Rolling Out

Brazil: inflation targetting thrown to the winds

Brazil: inflation targetting thrown to the winds: Was this what the central bank expected? Last Wednesday, Brazil's monetary policy makers held their benchmark interest rate steady on the grounds that its current level (7.25 per cent a year) was the right one to keep inflation on a downward course.




What a Brazilian clown reveals about the crisis in legislatures 0

What a Brazilian clown reveals about the crisis in legislatures 0: But Francisco Everardo Oliveira Silva - better known by his clown name Tiririca (Grumpy) - broke those rules, and several more, when he ran for Brazil's House of Deputies in 2010. Campaigning under the slogan “It Can't Get Any Worse” and wearing a ...

More than 600000 cholera infections recorded in Haiti since 2010 outbreak


More than 600000 cholera infections recorded in Haiti since 2010 outbreak

During the 2010 cholera epidemic in Haiti, all 10 administrative departments of the country had confirmed cases within 29 days of the first report, CDC researchers stated in The New England Journal of Medicine. The cumulative attack rate was 6.1 ...

Haiti's Lamothe Congratulates US President Obama on Inauguration

Haiti's Lamothe Congratulates US President Obama on Inauguration: Lamothe said he believed the inauguration of Obama would “help strengthen ties of cooperation between Haiti and the United States,” according to a statement. Lamothe said he reaffirmed “the commitment of [Haiti's] government to strengthen its ...




How to end child poverty in Plymouth

How to end child poverty in Plymouth: How to end child poverty in Plymouth. In Plymouth the Labour administration has launched a consultation on ending child poverty. Members of Plymouth Socialist Party branch have been frustrated to see that the only solutions offered within the ...

Cholera outbreak in Cuba not keeping Canadian travellers at home


Cholera outbreak in Cuba not keeping Canadian travellers at home

In August, Cuba announced that a cholera outbreak had run its course after sickening 417 people and leaving three dead. That outbreak originated in the eastern city of Manzanillo, in Granma province. Some have speculated the epidemic gained new life ...

Journalist William Craig Speaks on Cuba's Oriente Province at Westport Library

Journalist William Craig Speaks on Cuba's Oriente Province at Westport Library: The great-grandson of a Spanish-American War veteran, journalist William Craig explores the battlefields and back roads of Cuba's Oriente Province, home to Cuba's greatest spiritual and revolutionary traditions, in his book Yankee Come Home. Hear Craig ...

Native American professors hired to tenure-track jobs at UM


Native American professors hired to tenure-track jobs at UM

MISSOULA — It took 120 years for a Blackfeet Indian to receive a tenure-track position at the University of Montana, and while Rosalyn LaPier wonders what took so long, she doesn't mind being first. LaPier is one of four Native American professors ...

Puerto Ricans more empowered by social media

Puerto Ricans more empowered by social media: The power of social media has been harnessed by Puerto Ricans, now that another campaign seems to have helped take down a controversial figure this week.




St. John School teacher wins grant for Native American studies

St. John School teacher wins grant for Native American studies: The goal of the grant, according to Lauria's acceptance letter, is to “expand and advance the Native American curriculum in Connecticut schools, while specifically educating students about the history, government, culture and tradition of Connecticut's ...