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lunes, 18 de marzo de 2013

What if the future of the GOP is in gay America?

What if the future of the GOP is in gay America?: Acknowledging that there's “no doubt” that younger conservatives generally accept gay marriage, he told NBC's “Meet the Press” Sunday, “I think that's all the more reason, when I talk about things, I talk about the economic and fiscal crisis in our ...

Puerto Rico tops Japan in WBC semifinal

Puerto Rico tops Japan in WBC semifinal:
Angel Pagan was in his element Sunday night. He wore the red jersey of his homeland, with "Puerto Rico" stripped across his chest. The fans in his adopted hometown of San Francisco gave him a rousing ovation in pregame introductions. And then Pagan ...


San Francisco Chronicle

National Abortion Rates Highest Among African-American Teens and Twice the ...


National Abortion Rates Highest Among African-American Teens and Twice the ...

A new study conducted by the Guttmacher Institute shows that African American teen abortion rates are more than twice as high as the national average. According to the study, the national average is 18 abortions ...

RNC strategy for African American outreach: internal affirmative action plus ...


RNC strategy for African American outreach: internal affirmative action plus ...

“Similar to the approach it must take with other demographic communities, the RNC must embark on a year-round effort to engage with African American voters. The engagement must include not only persuasion based upon our Party's principles but also a ...

ETBU students join effort to restore historic African-American cemetery


ETBU students join effort to restore historic African-American cemetery

MARSHALL—Students from East Texas Baptist University and Wiley College have joined to help clean up a long-neglected historic African-American cemetery. Love Cemetery—near Scottville, in eastern Harrison County—includes graves dating back to the ...

Brazil should sell 10 billion barrels of oil rights, regulator says


Brazil should sell 10 billion barrels of oil rights, regulator says

Brazil's oil regulator ANP suggested that the government sell 10 billion barrels of recoverable petroleum at an auction of exploration and production rights in November, ANP chief Magda Chambriard told reporters on Monday. If approved, the amount of ...

Examples Of How Pope Francis Hates The Gays

Examples Of How Pope Francis Hates The Gays:
A Senate vote on gay marriage is a destructive pretension against the plan of God. From a letter to the Carmelite Sisters of Buenos Aires on the perils of marriage equality: "Let's not be naïve, we're not talking about a simple political battle; it is ...


Village Voice (blog)

In Buenos Aires slum, church counters drugs, evangelicals

In Buenos Aires slum, church counters drugs, evangelicals: BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (CNS) -- Mass at the Christ the Worker Parish is celebrated on a cement soccer pitch. There, parishioners sit on portable pews and relax on the embankment of an overpass; shipping containers soar over the fence behind the altar.




Pope keeps motto of mercy from Buenos Aires

Pope keeps motto of mercy from Buenos Aires: Pope Francis decided this morning that he would keep both the motto and coat of arms that he used during his time as Archbishop of Buenos Aires. The motto has “a particular meaning in life and spiritual journey of the Pope,” a March 18 statement from ...

Lessons for SA in Venezuela and Latin America

Lessons for SA in Venezuela and Latin America: According to the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, the percentage of Venezuelans living in poverty fell from 49.4% to 29.5% in the 14 years Chavez was in power. According to the World Bank, by 2010, Venezuela's ...

China Aids IDB in Boosting Latin American Loans as Growth Slows

China Aids IDB in Boosting Latin American Loans as Growth Slows: China will help the Inter-American Development Bank finance $12 billion in loans for Latin America and the Caribbean this year as the region struggles to recover from the global financial crisis. The region is forecast to grow 3.9 percent through 2017 ...

Latin America can't afford to exit investing arbitration


Latin America can't afford to exit investing arbitration

Reuters Breakingviews delivers agenda-setting financial insight. Its global correspondents react to stories as they develop, delivering sharp and provocative commentary on big financial news as it breaks. Latin America really can't afford parochial ...

IDB: Challenges ahead despite growth in Latin America, Caribbean

IDB: Challenges ahead despite growth in Latin America, Caribbean: PANAMA CITY, Panama -- Despite advances in quality of life and economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean over the past decade, more needs to be done to keep the momentum going and meet future challenges, said Luís Alberto Moreno, ...

Trade imbalances continue to plague the North American steel


Trade imbalances continue to plague the North American steel

Industry leaders, meeting at the InterContinental Hotel on Michigan Avenue, all sounded the same theme, that greater pressure must be placed on the federal government to create what they characterize as a fairer environment for North American steel.

Timely Time in Latin America

Timely Time in Latin America:
The 1960s saw us begin waging war against communism by blockading Cuba and supporting Operation Condor throughout South America. This last operation was supporting the oppressive military dictatorships in Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay and ...


Hispanically Speaking News

Canada to Cuba and on with Business Destinations

Canada to Cuba and on with Business Destinations: The Spring issue's special reports include an investigation into Cuba's experimentations with market socialism, as well as a look at the purpose-built business infrastructure of Abu Dhabi. Business Destinations also offers an insight into the adoption ...

What Really Causes Violence in Psychosis?

What Really Causes Violence in Psychosis?:
The latest study investigates how anger associated with delusions — not simply being out of touch with reality — is critical in determining whether psychosis turns violent. The research, published in JAMA Psychiatry, included 458 participants around ...


TIME

Is Drugwar Violence Scaring Away Mexico's Spring Break Tourists?


Is Drugwar Violence Scaring Away Mexico's Spring Break Tourists?

Despite the drugwar violence, U.S. tourists are still likelier to visit Mexico than any other country on the planet. According to a report from Mexico's tourism industry, “Visitor arrivals by air to Mexico during the period January to August 2012 ...

Could a stressful job give you Alzheimer's? New research shows constantly ...


Could a stressful job give you Alzheimer's? New research shows constantly ...

'Alzheimer's is the most common cause of dementia, affecting half a million people in the UK, and we urgently need new treatments that could stop the disease in its tracks. 'Although we can't say from these findings that chronic stress causes Alzheimer ...

Participants sought for Staten Island study on Alzheimer's Disease

Participants sought for Staten Island study on Alzheimer's Disease: STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Advanced Memory Institute at Richmond Behavioral Associates is currently conducting four new clinical research studies for Alzheimer's Disease and is seeking people with the disease to participate in the studies. Approved ...

In Latin America, Catholics See a Lift

In Latin America, Catholics See a Lift:
Gay activists in Argentina said they were concerned that a popular pope from Latin America might harden attitudes in the region against homosexuality. "If he makes a speech against LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender] people, there will be ...


Wall Street Journal

With Journalists Targeted in Mexico's Drug War, Social ... - PVAngels

With Journalists Targeted in Mexico's Drug War, Social ... - PVAngels: The anonymity granted by the Internet provides an alternative for people eager to inform and be informed about violence in their cities. Dozens of websites ...

80,000 American Prisoners Spend 23 Hours a day in Solitary ...


80,000 American Prisoners Spend 23 Hours a day in Solitary ...

A lot has been said about how devastating mass incarceration is to black families and black culture, but not nearly as much about how mass incarceration do.

Rethinking How to Address the Growing Female Prison Population ...


Rethinking How to Address the Growing Female Prison Population ...

The Center for American Progress is an independent nonpartisan educational institute dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through progressive ideas ...

Alarming increase of Aboriginals in Canadian prisons: watchdog

Alarming increase of Aboriginals in Canadian prisons: watchdog: The number of aboriginals in Canadian prisons is rising at an alarming rate, and the prison service is not taking care of indigenous inmates properly, an official watchdog said on Thursday. Howard Sapers, in charge of monitoring the Correctional ...