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domingo, 24 de febrero de 2013

Latin America, Spain create Academy Federation

Latin America, Spain create Academy Federation: Its launch comes as Latin America is emerging as one of the fastest-growing film markets in the world, with governments from Tijuana to Tierra del Fuego firing up funding for national or regional industries plus Hollywood outfits, including IM Global ...

Mexico agrees on cooperation alliance with Central America


Mexico agrees on cooperation alliance with Central America

The presidents of the Central American Integration System (SICA) met Wednesday in San José for a summit with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, where they discussed issues to improve collaboration in the region. Prior to the beginning of the summit, ...

Colombia: First in Robotic Science in Latin America

Colombia: First in Robotic Science in Latin America: Imagen activa 24 de febrero de 2013, 13:09Bogota, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Colombia became the first country in Latin America in using robotic science in surgery applied to a two-year old child with the Dawn Syndrome and chronic urinary retention, and ...

Mexico, Central America discuss counter-narcotics strategy

Mexico, Central America discuss counter-narcotics strategy: SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica – Leaders of Mexico and Central America gathered on Feb. 20 for a summit focused primarily on the relentless, narcotics-fueled violence sweeping the region. Nearly 90% of the cocaine that reaches the United States comes through ...

Russia to cement ties with Latin America

Russia to cement ties with Latin America:
This week Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev visited Brazil and Cuba, Russia's long-time partners. Medvedev and Latin American leaders focused on defense and technology cooperation, economic and humanitarian ties, innovation projects and debt ...


The Voice of Russia

Ovarian cancer prevention strategy: North American gynecology experts on the ...


Ovarian cancer prevention strategy: North American gynecology experts on the ...

North Vancouver nurse Kathy Cooper is puzzled by controversies across the country over a B.C. guideline recommending Fallopian tube removal to potentially prevent ovarian cancer. In 2010, BC ovarian cancer experts announced that since multiple studies ...

The Treasures of Tursujuq: one of North America's largest national parks

The Treasures of Tursujuq: one of North America's largest national parks:
Not only is this remarkable for its size—it's the largest protected area in eastern North America and one of the top 10 largest parks on the continent—but perhaps even more incredible is that the park is several million acres larger than it had been ...


National Geographic

Leaders seek strong ties at the Africa and South America summit

Leaders seek strong ties at the Africa and South America summit: African and South American leaders meet this week at the Third Summit of Africa and South America, taking place from February 20-23 in Equatorial Guinea, the only Spanish-speaking country in Africa. Heads of state convene on Friday, with Brazilian ...




African, South American leaders backs Rachad Farah's bid for UNESCO Director ...

African, South American leaders backs Rachad Farah's bid for UNESCO Director ...:
MALABO (Equatorial Guinea) - The 3rd Africa-South America Summit held on 22 February 2013 in Malabo in Equatorial Guinea supported the candidature of Rachad Farah, Djibouti's Ambassador to France, for the position of Director General of UNESCO.


Middle East Online

Argentina dispatch: the troubled reign of Queen Cristina of Argentina


Argentina dispatch: the troubled reign of Queen Cristina of Argentina

In the coffee shops and steakhouses of a city that feels as much like Paris, Madrid and Rome as South America, middle-class locals expressed their exasperation over the government's stranglehold on the economy and shared tips about where to obtain US ...

Fort Sill Soldiers' Deployment to South America Delayed

Fort Sill Soldiers' Deployment to South America Delayed:
(AP) -- Officials at Fort Sill say the deployment of 50 soldiers who are preparing for an assignment in South America has been delayed. Base spokesman Keith Pannell says Friday's planned deployment of the soldiers with 3rd Battalion, 13rd Field ...


KOKH FOX25

BBC News Campaign revealswide disparity in UK child poverty

BBC News Campaign revealswide disparity in UK child poverty: Levels of child poverty vary dramatically across the UK and within regions, according to a new map that breaks down poverty rates by area.

Thais to follow Brazil's lead

Thais to follow Brazil's lead: The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has praised Brazil as a role model in cracking down on child labour and for setting an example for other countries, including Thailand, to follow. Maurizio Bussi, director of ILO offices in Thailand, Cambodia ...




Brazil cardinal suggests church look to Latin America

Brazil cardinal suggests church look to Latin America:
The 76 year-old Damasceno, who is also head of Brazil's Conference of Catholic Bishops, told AFP in a phone interview that, unlike in Europe, the faith is strong in Latin America. "The church in Latin America is enjoying a very special moment, with ...


FRANCE 24

Editorial Medicaid could help Texans with mental illnesses ...


Editorial Medicaid could help Texans with mental illnesses ...

The Legislature needs to invest in Medicaid so the state can better care for the most vulnerable Texans.

Cuba's Raul Castro jokingly hints at possible retirement

Cuba's Raul Castro jokingly hints at possible retirement: He has said it is the responsibility of those who built the 54-year-old revolution to see the reforms through and leave Cuba in better condition for a new generation of leaders. Castro, despite his age, appears fit and lucid and is widely expected by ...

Myths about mental illness can mislead general public

Myths about mental illness can mislead general public: Mental illness can happen to anyone. It could happen to me, it could happen to you. The person passing you on the street could have a mental illness. There are doctors, psychiatrists, pharmacists, nurses, plumbers, accountants, and university ...

Puerto Rico's Supreme Court narrowly upholds law that bars gay couples from ...


Puerto Rico's Supreme Court narrowly upholds law that bars gay couples from ...

SAN JUAN, Puerto RicoPuerto Rico's Supreme Court narrowly voted Wednesday to uphold a law banning gay couples from adopting children. The 5-4 vote came in the case of an unidentified woman who has sought for the last eight years to adopt a ...

Argentina, hedge funds set for US appeals court battle

Argentina, hedge funds set for US appeals court battle: Buenos Aires calls the holdouts vultures for buying the debt at a steep discount and then demanding full payment in the aftermath of the country's crippling economic crisis. The holdouts, led by NML Capital Ltd, an affiliate of hedge fund Elliott ...




Deal with Iran is stain on banner of human rights

Deal with Iran is stain on banner of human rights: The article begins by reporting the Argentine foreign minister complaining to the US charge d'affaires in Buenos Aires about allegations that there are concentration camps in Argentina. Argentina's foreign minister in 1981 was Oscar Camilión. He was ...

WikiLeaks reveals imperialist plots against Venezuela

WikiLeaks reveals imperialist plots against Venezuela:
WikiLeaks has published over 40,000 secret documents regarding Venezuela, which show the clear hand of US imperialism in efforts to topple popular and democratically elected leader Hugo Chavez. The documents, which date from July 2004 to December ...


Green Left Weekly

Former Haiti dictator 'Baby Doc' is a no-show at court despite order ...

Former Haiti dictator 'Baby Doc' is a no-show at court despite order ...: Former Haitian Dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier has spurned a judge's order to appear in court for a hearing on whether to reinstate charges of human rights ...

New Report Breaks Down Poverty Levels Among Latinos

New Report Breaks Down Poverty Levels Among Latinos:
The overall poverty rate for Hispanics is about 23 percent, ... meaning the US recognizes that Salvadorans cannot return to El Salvador safely.
ABC News

Child poverty figures soaring in the North East


Child poverty figures soaring in the North East

LOW wages, out of work families and a lack of Government investment has seen child poverty figures soar to unprecedented levels in the North East, say campaigners. Dozens of wards across the region have more than 50% of their youngsters in serious ...

Apple may be sued in Brazil for updating the iPad too fast | Apple ...

Apple may be sued in Brazil for updating the iPad too fast | Apple ...: Local reports in Brazil say that Apple is being sued for updating the iPad too fast, releasing new models just five months apart. Read this article by Josh ...