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jueves, 21 de febrero de 2013

Indiana teacher suspended over anti-gay remarks

Indiana teacher suspended over anti-gay remarks: Baker did not identify the teacher, but Diana Medley's comments have circulated widely on social networking sites amid news coverage in nearby Sullivan of a non-school sanctioned prom that would ban gay students. Medley could not be reached for ...




American gays and lesbians counted

American gays and lesbians counted: A NEW study tracking the percentage of gay and lesbian adults in America has established the first demographic atlas of the group, finding state populations range from a low of 1.7 per cent in North Dakota to a high of 10 per cent in the District of ...

Central America to unite to fight narco-trafficking

Central America to unite to fight narco-trafficking:
Central American officials opened their two-day summit on Feb. 19 in Costa Rica to formulate a strategy to fight narco-trafficking, which includes how to stop the Mexico-based cartel Los Zetas, which has established a presence throughout the region ...


Infosurhoy

Interpol Launches Crackdown On Global Timber Trafficking In Latin America

Interpol Launches Crackdown On Global Timber Trafficking In Latin America:
Interpol says its recent arrest of nearly 200 people suspected of engaging in illegal logging and timber trafficking across several Latin American countries is just the beginning of a wider crackdown on a worldwide criminal industry it says could be ...


International Business Times

Mexico, Central America discuss war on drugs


Mexico, Central America discuss war on drugs

Central America in the 1980s was ravaged by civil wars, and now finds itself again awash in blood as its serves as a gateway to the north, with penetration from Mexican cartels and grinding poverty that makes lucrative drug trafficking a lure hard to ...

Amid US Drug War in Central America, Who Is Capt. Byron Lima and Why You ...

Amid US Drug War in Central America, Who Is Capt. Byron Lima and Why You ...: In February, the Associated Press published a story examining how the drug war strategy that began in Colombia moved to Mexico and is now anchoring in Central America. Martha Mendoza writes, it's a place "where brutal cartels mark an enemy motivated ...

Coffee traders contemplate Central America crop losses

Coffee traders contemplate Central America crop losses:
General Comments: Futures were higher as March went into delivery with just a few contracts tendered and as origin selling was less due to the fact that March contracts are now priced. Bulls keep talking about the losses from rust in Central America ...


Futures Magazine

Central American Integration System (SICA) Summit to Meet in San Jose Costa ...

Central American Integration System (SICA) Summit to Meet in San Jose Costa ...: Government officials from Central America and Mexico gathered in Costa Rica this week to discuss strengthening trade and strategies on the “war on drugs,” which is also a focus for the regional Central American Integration System (SICA) summit with ...

Latin America Calls Out Rich World For Starting A "Currency War"


Latin America Calls Out Rich World For Starting A "Currency War"

SANTIAGO - While Argentina and Venezuela have had to devalue their currency as a result of rampant spending and foreign exchange shortages, the rest of Latin America faces exactly the opposite problem. Local currencies have appreciated against the ...

Latin America's Leftists Audition to Succeed Chávez

Latin America's Leftists Audition to Succeed Chávez: The charismatic and histrionic Chávez burst on the scene at about the same time that another iconic, theatrical figure started to wind down his unofficial job as commander-in-chief of Latin America's would-be leftist revolutionaries. Nobody would have ...

Learning about the food of Latin America from "Gran Cocina Latina"


Learning about the food of Latin America from "Gran Cocina Latina"

Her new book, the encyclopedic "Gran Cocina Latina: The Foods of Latin America" (53rd in the Saveur 100) had just arrived in my mailbox. To better understand the book, I needed to eat her food. I was glad my friends were with me, because we were able ...

Ecuadorian Capital's New Airport Has Latin America's Longest Runway

Ecuadorian Capital's New Airport Has Latin America's Longest Runway:
Ecuadorian Capital's New Airport Has Latin America's Longest Runway. QUITO – The new $630 million airport in the Ecuadorian capital has the longest runway in Latin America, officials said. The inauguration of the new Quito airport on Tuesday marked the ...


Latin American Herald Tribune

Vatican reaches out in Latin America

Vatican reaches out in Latin America: Latin America accounts for 40 per cent of the world's 1.2bn Catholics, and if temporal concerns such as majority-voting have any sway over the cardinals' conclave, the next pope would certainly come from the region. Brazil and Mexico together account ...

Think there's no alternative? Latin America has a few

Think there's no alternative? Latin America has a few:
Despite their differences, it's not hard to see why. Latin America was the first to experience the disastrous impact of neoliberal dogma and the first to revolt against it. Correa was originally elected in the wake of an economic collapse so ...


The Guardian

Latin America's apparent steel use grows 3% in 2012: Alacero

Latin America's apparent steel use grows 3% in 2012: Alacero: Apparent steel use in Latin America and the Caribbean reached 64.6 million mt during 2012, 3% more than in 2011, according to a report Tuesday by the Latin American Steel Association, Alacero. Meanwhile, imports rose 33% to 11.6 million mt. According ...

Cyclists in North America up to 30 times more likely to get hurt than their ...


Cyclists in North America up to 30 times more likely to get hurt than their ...

According to a new report, North American cyclists are eight to 30 times more likely to get hurt on the road than their counterparts in Europe. Canadian researchers interviewed nearly 700 cyclists who took a trip to a hospital emergency room between ...

Lenovo names Wake Forest grad to head North American operations

Lenovo names Wake Forest grad to head North American operations: The PC maker, which has its North American headquarters in Morrisville and a growing manufacturing and distribution center in Whitsett, promoted Parker from his position as vice president and general manager of Lenovo's North America consumer and ...

Letter: Quebec is the laughing stock of North America

Letter: Quebec is the laughing stock of North America: Montreal  - Failing infrastructure everywhere, a massive police raid on city hall and borough offices, and now we have pastagate. Quebec has become the laughing stock of North America. Allan Mardinger. Montreal ...

Sony isn't planning to cut PlayStation Vita price in North America

Sony isn't planning to cut PlayStation Vita price in North America: Sony isn't planning to cut PlayStation Vita price in North America. By Chris Welch on February 21, 2013 11:36 am @chriswelch 5Comments. Don't miss any stories Follow The Verge. Follow. vita. Sony's hoping that a price cut will accelerate sales of the ...




Discovery preps North America tour

Discovery preps North America tour: The first five episodes profile animals struggling to survive in a variety of climates and there is also a making-of episode and a special on the best natural North American destination as selected by viewers via Facebook. Keith Scholey, Christine ...

Malawi president abandons striking public servants for Africa—South America ...

Malawi president abandons striking public servants for Africa—South America ...: President Joyce Banda leaves Thursday February 21 2013 to attend a the Africa—South America Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, meant to among other things, discuss on the cooperation between African and South American countries in the fields of ...

South Africans to support European space launch in South America


South Africans to support European space launch in South America

The second flight of the European Space Agency's (ESA's) new small satellite launch rocket, Vega, currently scheduled for April, will be supported by a mobile telemetry station and two specialists from South Africa's Denel Overberg Test Range (OTR).

Election fraud in South America

Election fraud in South America: On different occasions, I had the opportunity to work in South America. The first time was in Peru, in 2011. The second was in Mexico, in mid-2012. On both these occasions, I arrived when presidential elections were going to be held. And I realised ...

"Peruvians, I Will Cut Their Throats" And More From South America's War Of ...


"Peruvians, I Will Cut Their Throats" And More From South America's War Of ...

VIÑA DEL MAR – The Chilean government has called an investigation to identify and sanction marines caught on tape chanting “Argentines I will kill, Bolivians I will shoot, Peruvians I will cut their throats.” About 30 marine cadets from the Naval ...

Natural Resources of South America

Natural Resources of South America: South America might be described as the continent with the widest diversity—diversity of culture, with dozens of ethnicities from indigenous to European and African; diversity of animal life, with thousands of species from insects to birds and so much ...