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viernes, 1 de marzo de 2013

Iran: Argentina´s accusations 'ridiculous'

Iran: Argentina´s accusations 'ridiculous': The Iranian official also explained that the Buenos Aires-Tehran accord cannot be modified leading to a full ratification or rejection. The Parliament of Iran –where support to president Mahmud Ahmadineyad has crumbled since the 2012 legislative ...




DirecTV steps up Latin American strategy

DirecTV steps up Latin American strategy: To retain its position as the leading Latin American pay-TV operator and compete with the growing number of local pay-TV operators, DirecTV is stepping up its strategy in the region. At the recent Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom conference, ...




China and Costa Rica to set economic zone in Central American

China and Costa Rica to set economic zone in Central American:
China and Costa Rica are planning to establish a special economic zone in the Central American nation. The move is aimed at bolstering the economy of Costa Rica, China's largest trading partner and investing destination in Central America. China is ...


Morning Whistle

Marine Inspired by Native American Upbringing


Marine Inspired by Native American Upbringing

What makes John different is his Native American heritage. His two great granduncles or as he refers to them, grandfathers, Leonard Begay and Jimmie M. Begay, served as Navajo code talkers during World War II. John, who speaks fluent Navajo, serves as ...

Native American Women Demand Rightful Access to Emergency Contraception

Native American Women Demand Rightful Access to Emergency Contraception: Did you know 34.1 percent or more then 1 in 3 Native American women will be raped in their lifetime? Native American women experience sexual assault at a higher rate than all other U.S. populations, which is one reason why it is essential that they ...

Celebrating the Historic Ties of Native Americans to the Bison

Celebrating the Historic Ties of Native Americans to the Bison:
Native American groups joined with bison producers and conservation organizations in 2012 to initiate a campaign called Vote Bison. The campaign, which grew to include 35 coalition members across the nation, had a simple goal: to urge all members of ...


National Geographic

Raul Castro to step down after 2018 term ends, says Cuba

Raul Castro to step down after 2018 term ends, says Cuba: Raul Castro, now 81 years old, has been in charge of Cuba since his brother, Fidel, appointed him his successor in 2006. Fidel has been fighting health problems on and off the years since then, and has made several rare public appearances.

Canadian man on vacation drowns in Cuba

Canadian man on vacation drowns in Cuba:
A Canadian man has drowned while vacationing in Cuba. The incident happened on a beach in Varadero, located on the northwest part of the island. Witnesses say the man was in the water, waving and yelling for help. Three lifeguards ran in help, but were ...


CTV News

Gay New York Subway Passenger Who Confronted Homophobic Preacher ...

Gay New York Subway Passenger Who Confronted Homophobic Preacher ...: "I love my privacy," the married 48-year-old, who is identified only as "Karl," tells New York Magazine. "My art is how I want to be known to the world, not as some sort of gay rights advocate. I don't put my private life out to the world if I can help ...




Mental illness comes out of the shadows: David Sirota

Mental illness comes out of the shadows: David Sirota:
This is why the past year has been so important for the 40 million Americans like me who the National Institute of Mental Health says periodically suffer from anxiety-related disorders. It was a year that saw these all-too-common ailments emerge from ...


OregonLive.com

Timothy Spangler: Seeing a post-Castro Cuba

Timothy Spangler: Seeing a post-Castro Cuba: Although plans can always change, Cubans took notice this week when President Raul Castro, brother of former leader Fidel Castro, announced his intention to retire in five years. As a demonstration that a post-Castro era may soon be at hand for the ...




Transphobia in Latin America Is Preventing an Effective HIV Response

Transphobia in Latin America Is Preventing an Effective HIV Response: As International Women's Day approaches, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance - who I represent - together with the Latin American and Caribbean Network of Transgender People (REDLACTRANS), has published a report that reveals how a shocking trend of ...

'Che dreamed of united Latin America standing strong against the ...

'Che dreamed of united Latin America standing strong against the ...: RT: Ms. Guevara, welcome and thank you for joining us. You have said that you have been very close to Fidel Castro.

Latin America's Recipe for Massive Hyperinflation or Bankruptcy

Latin America's Recipe for Massive Hyperinflation or Bankruptcy: When it comes to the currency wars, massive devaluations are simply one of the keys to this 'race to the bottom' strategy. But Venezuela's bad behaviour, and that of several other countries in the region, means that several Latin American countries are ...




Film depicts fight against neoliberalism in Latin America

Film depicts fight against neoliberalism in Latin America:
Davila told the audience: "For Venezuela, February 27 is a very important day. The following two-three days represented the first big popular response to neoliberal policies in Latin America. "They involved several days of street battles, and many deaths.


Green Left Weekly

In the US and Latin America, Hopes for Keeping Venezuela's Oil Flowing

In the US and Latin America, Hopes for Keeping Venezuela's Oil Flowing:
This time of year in Boston, we're used to seeing ex-Congressman Joe Kennedy on late- night TV, reminding us that “no one should be left out in the cold.” It's a plug for the home heating oil assistance program run by his non-profit, Citizens Energy, ...


NACLA (blog)

Darden to Grow in Latin America - Analyst Blog

Darden to Grow in Latin America - Analyst Blog: Multi-concept, full-service restaurant operator Darden Restaurants Inc. ( DRI ) recently announced that it has inked a development agreement with renowned restaurant operator, International Meal Company (IMC) to enter four Latin American countries ...

Stagecoach says UK growth offsets problems in North America

Stagecoach says UK growth offsets problems in North America: The Perth-based group said its North American bus business, which includes its budget Megabus coach operation and yellow school bus services, grew sales by 10.4 per cent in the nine months to the end of January, despite severe storms in the north-east ...

North America: Bactericide cleared to fight blight

North America: Bactericide cleared to fight blight: North America: Bactericide cleared to fight blight. A new bactericidal mode of action has picked up approval for control of fire blight in apple and pear crops. U.S. ag chem firm Arysta LifeScience last week launched Kasumin bactericide in Canada, and ...




Asia Officially Has More Billionaires Than North America

Asia Officially Has More Billionaires Than North America:
li ka-shing Asia has more billionaires than any other continent, a survey by a China-based wealth magazine showed on Thursday, apparently overtaking North America for the first time. There were 1,453 people around the world with a personal wealth of $1 ...


Business Insider

10 most historic North American stadiums

10 most historic North American stadiums:
You'd be hard-pressed to find a North American that's not familiar with the enchantment of Notre Dame Stadium, opened in 1928. Home to arguably the most popular college football program, Notre Dame Stadium is the Mecca of college football stadiums as ...


ESPN (blog)

Living the simple life in South America

Living the simple life in South America: Living the simple life in South America. Posted by Bridget Hochwalt on Feb 28, 2013 in Abroad, Life | 0 comments. Full of life, culture, language and history, Nicaragua is a fascinating country to spend the semester exploring. Photo courtesy of Bridget ...

Westwood High Students Study Abroad in Colombia South America

Westwood High Students Study Abroad in Colombia South America:
From Westwood High School just outside Columbia, to Colombia, South America, the exchange program allows the two "Columbias" to seem closer together. Three students from Westwood high are studying abroad, Kevin Holloway, Amanda Fitzgerald and ...


WLTX.com

South America has never been closer!

South America has never been closer!: LAN Airlines, South America's largest airline network, launched its low season campaign over the weekend offering unbeatable airfares and making South America even more accessible to Aussies. With discount fares on routes ex Sydney and Melbourne to ...

Time to consider conditional grants similar to those in South America

Time to consider conditional grants similar to those in South America: It goes without saying that the conditional grant models used in South America will not be directly transferable to South Africa, which has a unique history that has shaped specific socioeconomic challenges — any system will have to be customised to ...