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miércoles, 13 de febrero de 2013

Psychiatric Times To Expand Coverage Of Mental Illness In Three Key Areas


Psychiatric Times To Expand Coverage Of Mental Illness In Three Key Areas

NORWALK, Conn – UBM Medica US announces that Psychiatric Times – the nation's best read psychiatric publication — is pleased to announce that it will be expanding its coverage of mental disease in three key areas, with ...

Stigma of mental illness persists

Stigma of mental illness persists: Camillo Zacchia, senior adviser for the mental health education office at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute in Montreal, says this is due in part to "the nature of human beings and their tendency to form groups. It protects us from ...

Uneven Development of Planned Cities: Brasilia | Sustainable Cities ...


Uneven Development of Planned Cities: Brasilia | Sustainable Cities ...

As with other planned cities, Brasilia grew larger than predicted, but urban growth in the periphery did not follow a modernist plan.

Brazil to count every tree in its rainforests in massive census ...

Brazil to count every tree in its rainforests in massive census ...: It's a big, big, big job but someone has to do it. Brazil wants to make sure each and every tree is accounted for.

Obama Expands US Military Role in Latin America, Again


Obama Expands US Military Role in Latin America, Again

Under the guise of fighting a more vigorous “war on drugs,” the Obama administration will continue adding to the exploding government deficit by expanding the already widespread and extremely costly U.S. military presence throughout Latin America.

With world's largest Catholic population, Latin America wants a Latin pope ...


With world's largest Catholic population, Latin America wants a Latin pope ...

MEXICO CITY - Latin America is home to the world's largest Roman Catholic population, but hopes that the next pope will come from the region appear faint, experts said Monday. The predominance of Europeans on the College of Cardinals means that the ...

Johns Hopkins Medicine expands reach in Latin America

Johns Hopkins Medicine expands reach in Latin America: The affiliation agreement with Johns Hopkins Medicine International is the first of its kind in Peru, one of Latin America's fastest growing economies. It also represents a major step forward for Pacífico Salud as it advances its leadership role in the ...




Venezuela's Black-Market Bolivar Slides to Record: Caracas Mover

Venezuela's Black-Market Bolivar Slides to Record: Caracas Mover: Venezuela's bolivar plunged to a record low in unregulated trading after last week's devaluation of the official rate failed to increase the supply of dollars. The currency weakened 10 percent to 22.36 bolivars per dollar today, according to ...

Reflections on Brazil's nightclub fire

Reflections on Brazil's nightclub fire:
The recent nightclub fire in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul briefly placed the awakening Latin giant beneath the media glare of global scrutiny. This time the media attention was not focusing on Brazil's astonishing economic rise, but ...


Aljazeera.com

Sir Richard's of Boulder to distribute 1 million condoms to Haiti

Sir Richard's of Boulder to distribute 1 million condoms to Haiti: Sir Richard's Condom Co. announced Wednesday it will distribute 1 million condoms this year to Haiti, doubling its contribution of last year. The Boulder company said the condoms will be delivered this summer to Partners In Health clinics throughout Haiti.

African American holiday should be celebrated

African American holiday should be celebrated: Kwanzaa is both an Pan-African and African-American Holiday that focus on seven principles that are often quoted in the Holy Scriptures. Mr. Karanga was also instrumental in the black power movement of the 60's and 70's that led to the empowerment of ...




Study questions kidney cancer treatment in elderly - Florida Wires ...

Study questions kidney cancer treatment in elderly - Florida Wires ...: In a stunning example of when treatment might be worse than the disease, a large review of Medicare records finds that older people with small kidney tumors ...

Queen Elizabeth students help get water to Haiti

Queen Elizabeth students help get water to Haiti: A group of Queen Elizabeth high school students refuses to let up when it comes to helping the people of Haiti. The school's SLISE (Student-Led Initiatives for Sustainable Education) program sent 1,500 LifeStraws to Haiti last year to give residents ...

Wall Street pauses after rally to five-year high

Wall Street pauses after rally to five-year high: Stocks drifted in light volume ending little changed, as investors remained cautious after the S&P 500 index briefly hit its highest intraday level since November 2007. The move extended a recent streak of stocks notching slight daily gains on low volume.

Brazil 2013 inflation view up to 5.71 pct - survey

Brazil 2013 inflation view up to 5.71 pct - survey: SAO PAULO, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Economists raised their forecasts for Brazil's consumer inflation for this year, but kept unchanged their estimates for the benchmark interest rate, a weekly central bank survey showed on Wednesday. (pct) 2013 2014 ...

Brazil offers Cuba its know-how

Brazil offers Cuba its know-how: Brazilian Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo Tuesday presented Cuban sports officials with a plan to help the Caribbean nation improve its soccer game. "We are presenting the Cuban Soccer Federation with a cooperation project, founded on technical assistance ...




Latin America still a bastion of draconian anti-abortion laws

Latin America still a bastion of draconian anti-abortion laws:
Latin America remains a bastion of draconian anti-abortion legislation, where the termination of a pregnancy is almost universally considered a criminal act. Most countries operate an exemptions approach, where abortion is illegal but penalties are ...


The Guardian

Sorry Canada, It's Time for a Latin American Pope

Sorry Canada, It's Time for a Latin American Pope: After the watershed Second Vatican Council, which stressed ecumenism and invited active lay participation in ecclesial thinking and ritual, Latin America took the fresh insights of the church to heart perhaps more than any other region. It was as if ...




Gauging South America's biggest economies

Gauging South America's biggest economies: Venezuela and Argentina are two South American countries that exemplify the continent's shift away from US influence. But in the last week, actions by both governments have been pounced on by critics as signs of weakness in their economies.

New pope to face cultural shift in Latin America

New pope to face cultural shift in Latin America: "Latin America is becoming more like the rest of the Western world and in that sense less homogenous when it comes to faith," said Fernando Altemeyer, a theology professor at the Catholic University of Sao Paulo. "There are changes in society here that ...

African heritage in Latin America

African heritage in Latin America:
Black slaves participated in many of the wars of liberation from Spanish colonial rule in Latin America, and racial equality and integration once independence was achieved was "part of the deal," Mr. Andrews says. In the post-slavery period black ...


Christian Science Monitor

Photos share African-American experience

Photos share African-American experience: The exhibit, called “Express/Identify: African-American Photography,” includes prints of high-tech digital manipulations of long-gone structures in Poughkeepsie as well as portraits. “The exhibit is examining the life that Poughkeepsie artists are ...

Politicians call for revision of Cuban Adjustment Act

Politicians call for revision of Cuban Adjustment Act:
A woman holding her Cuban passport lines up with others at a migration office in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Cubans formed long lines outside travel agencies and migration offices, as a highly anticipated new law took effect Monday, ending the ...


MiamiHerald.com

Puerto Rico Moves to Privatize Airport, Finds Mixed Reactions

Puerto Rico Moves to Privatize Airport, Finds Mixed Reactions: In return, Puerto Rico would receive approximately 2.6 billion dollars over 40 years, with an initial payment of $615 million dollars and another $1.4 billion dollars in improvements to the airport. During the 2012 campaign, former Gov. Fortuño ...

British police make six more arrests over phone hacking

British police make six more arrests over phone hacking: British police investigating the hacking of mobile phones to generate stories at Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World tabloid made six more arrests of journalists or former journalists today. The phone hacking in the new arrests was believed ...