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miércoles, 13 de marzo de 2013

Mental Disorders Greatly Increase Vulnerability to Homicide

Mental Disorders Greatly Increase Vulnerability to Homicide: In the wake of all the attention paid after recent mass shootings to the risk that people with mental illness will be perpetrators of deadly violence, a study by ...

Gay Rights Activists Protest N. California Mall

Gay Rights Activists Protest N. California Mall: Gay rights activists are protesting a Northern California mall where a same-sex couple says they were ejected for kissing. The Sacramento Bee reports http://bit.ly/16jImKQ a lively crowd of about 250 people gathered Saturday for a "kiss in" and rally ...




Bay Area Catholics May Find the New Pope a Mixed Bag

Bay Area Catholics May Find the New Pope a Mixed Bag: The area's large LGBT community shouldn't expect any political support from Jorge ... In a lifetime of teaching and leading priests in Latin America, ...

A Recurring Character in Cuba's History - Cuba's Havana Times.org

A Recurring Character in Cuba's History - Cuba's Havana Times.org: In the History of Cuba one character keeps popping up between the silence and the whispers. It catches its breath and then slips back behind the scenes of an adverse scenario. From the shadows, it has added its grain of sand to the formation ...




Research exposes racial discrimination in America's death penalty capital

Research exposes racial discrimination in America's death penalty capital:
Black defendants facing trial in Houston – the death penalty capital of America – are more than three times as likely to face a possible death sentence than whites, new academic research has revealed. The study, by a criminologist at the University of ...


The Guardian

Brazil's 'Bolsa Família' relieves poverty

Brazil's 'Bolsa Família' relieves poverty: Brazil's Bolsa Família or family grant scheme has been widely credited as one of the world's most effective, with the government claiming it has lifted 22m people from extreme poverty over the past two years and contributed to a decade of economic growth.

Augustana professor helps increase knowledge about Midwestern Native ...

Augustana professor helps increase knowledge about Midwestern Native ...:
Dr. Warren recently was appointed to help with an effort by the Ohio Historical Society (OHS) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to increase and share knowledge about Midwestern Native American tribes with community college educators ...


Quad-Cities Online

High School teams from throughout northern Minnesota gather for Native ...

High School teams from throughout northern Minnesota gather for Native ...: During the Native American Language Quiz Bowl held March 8 at ICC, Logan Monroe (center), from Northland/Remer School, became well known amongst all the different teams for being not only the youngest, but one of the smartest contestants as well, both ...

Giftedness Should Not Be Confused With Mental Disorder

Giftedness Should Not Be Confused With Mental Disorder: The 3% to 5% of kids who are particularly gifted are also at special risk for being tagged with an inappropriate diagnosis of mental disorder. Marianne Kuzujanakis, MD, MPH is the perfect person to explain why. She is a pediatrician and a director of ...




Coffee higher as disease cuts into Central American crop

Coffee higher as disease cuts into Central American crop: Coffee futures were higher again Friday on statements from the ICO that Central America could lose 2.5 million bags of Coffee this year and 4.0 million next year ...

Time is now for US-Latin American outreach

Time is now for US-Latin American outreach: America's influence in Latin America is “not what it used to be.” But there are plenty of opportunities to change that, says NBC News Latin American Policy Analyst, Jorge Castañeda. After the death of Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, President Obama said ...

In Latin America, left vs left

In Latin America, left vs left: At the same time, it is also true that Chavez's angry politics of polarisation targeted another obvious problem afflicting Latin America: the gross disparities in wealth, income and political rights across the region. These two sides of Chavez, the ...




Teaching student completes UGA degree in South America

Teaching student completes UGA degree in South America: Special Photo/// Chandler Fortson is shown exploring the Ecuadorian outdoors while studying in the South American country as part of a teaching program. She graduated in December from the University of Georgia with a degree in Early Childhood ...

Hugo Chavez is remembered around statue of South American revolutionary ...


Hugo Chavez is remembered around statue of South American revolutionary ...

Marking the sudden death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, several hundred people gathered to hold a candle-lit vigil around the statue of 19th-century South American revolutionary Simon Bolivar, in Belgrave Square, Kensington. Chavez, who died of ...

The trend reversal in income inequality and returns to education ...

The trend reversal in income inequality and returns to education ...: Latin America witnessed unprecedented economic and social achievements ... more than 70 million Latin Americans to leave poverty in less than a decade From ...

Education Secretary names director for African American education initiatives


Education Secretary names director for African American education initiatives

Johns will work to identify evidence-based best practices to improve African American student achievement—from cradle to career. The initiative will work across federal agencies and with partners and communities nationwide to produce a more effective ...

5 Prisoners Arrive in Mexican Jail, 24-Hrs Later All Dead ...


5 Prisoners Arrive in Mexican Jail, 24-Hrs Later All Dead ...

Four new prisoners arrive on Saturday at Taumaulipas, Mexico prison, less than 24-hours later four of them are killed, fifth kills herself in cell.

Research exposes racial discrimination in America's death penalty ...

Research exposes racial discrimination in America's death penalty ...: Black inmates in Houston more than three times as likely to face possible death sentence than whites, according to new study.

2 Puerto Rico sites now US historic landmarks

2 Puerto Rico sites now US historic landmarks: SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Two Puerto Rican sites have been named U.S. historic landmarks: the colonial district of Old San Juan and the home of a poet and literary critic. Old San Juan is the oldest city of any U.S. state or jurisdiction. It is also the ...

Scientists will study possible Chavez poisoning, Venezuelan leader says

Scientists will study possible Chavez poisoning, Venezuelan leader says: (CNN) -- The dark claim on the day Hugo Chavez died took many by surprise. Someone, Venezuelan government officials said, may have deliberately infected him with cancer. Critics dismissed the accusation -- first floated by then-Vice President Nicolas ...




Lawmakers ask why nearly 1 in 4 Californians live in poverty

Lawmakers ask why nearly 1 in 4 Californians live in poverty:
On Tuesday, lawmakers at the Capitol met with experts, including representatives from the U.S. Census Bureau who are using a new system to measure poverty, one that highlights the problems in California. "California has the highest poverty rate in the ...


News10.net

Google Images Of Baseball Diamonds In US Prisons Are Depressing

Google Images Of Baseball Diamonds In US Prisons Are Depressing: 1 fan Casey Anthony, but I really don't think prison would be fun. Fortunately, if and when corporations finish taking over every prison in America so they can lock up anyone who even looks at them the wrong way, and I'm arrested for complaining about ...

Gay rights movement splits in Kentucky

Gay rights movement splits in Kentucky:
He is calling for an historic gay rights march on the state capitol on March 26, the day the Supreme Court begins hearing two gay-marriage cases: one on a marriage ban in California and another on a federal law that restricts the definition of marriage ...


New York Daily News

Native American Youth and Family Center housing in Lents; Bossanova ...

Native American Youth and Family Center housing in Lents; Bossanova ...: A program to provide stable housing and early education to Native American children at the former Foster Elementary School in the Lents neighborhood is one step closer to reality. City Hall reporter Brad Schmidt provides an inside look at how a ...




Catholics and Mental Illness: Are we doing enough? The Conversation ...


Catholics and Mental Illness: Are we doing enough? The Conversation ...

Research tends to show that Christians–especially pastors– struggle to know how to support those struggling with depression, anxiety and other mental health problems. Catholics tend to fare a little better than evangelicals in this regard (because we ...