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domingo, 24 de marzo de 2013

America is at a crossroads on gay rights - CNN.com

America is at a crossroads on gay rights - CNN.com: Ahead of U.S. Supreme Court hearings on same-sex marriage, CNN creates an " LGBT rights calculator" to help readers explore issues of gay rights.

World Spiritist Congress to End in Cuba Today

World Spiritist Congress to End in Cuba Today: 24 de marzo de 2013, 07:32By Orlando Oramas Leon Cesar Perri, recently elected President of the Spiritist Association of Brazil Havana, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) The 7th World Spiritist Congress, attended by 1,000 participants from 24 countries, is to end ...

What Boat Captains Bring To Cuba For Protection Since They Can't Bring Their ...

What Boat Captains Bring To Cuba For Protection Since They Can't Bring Their ...:
At least that was the advice given to the captain of my boat by a former U.S. special forces servicemember who currently operates out of Cuba. Operating on the open seas, even in the Caribbean carries a certain amount of risk. To ward off and prevent ...


Business Insider

What Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez left behind

What Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez left behind:
In his latest book, Irish journalist Rory Carroll delivers an authoritative account of the complicated legacy of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, who died this month. In Comandante, Carroll — who served as The Guardian correspondent in Caracas from ...


MiamiHerald.com

Mexico's drug war: 7 men shot in head are left in plastic chairs as 14 killed ...

Mexico's drug war: 7 men shot in head are left in plastic chairs as 14 killed ...:
MORELIA, Mexico — Authorities say the bodies of seven men were found in plastic chairs placed along the side of a street in the drug-plagued Mexican state of Michoacan, while another seven people, including three federal agents, were killed in ...


New York Daily News

Boat carrying 33 illegal migrants from Haiti intercepted off Jamaica's ...


Boat carrying 33 illegal migrants from Haiti intercepted off Jamaica's ...

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaican police say that 33 illegal migrants from Haiti have been intercepted off the island's northeast coast. Local fishermen alerted authorities after spotting a rickety boat carrying 20 men, four women and nine children off ...

Good, evil and column writing

Good, evil and column writing: “I see the Buenos Aires Herald quoted him last Monday (thanks to a Spanish magazine) issuing a 'call to arms' for those aged quislings (who still deny anything happened) to rise up against CFK with arms. “What on earth is the BAH doing giving voice to ...

Cyprus faces last chance to save economy

Cyprus faces last chance to save economy: Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, seeking a last-minute reprieve from financial meltdown at talks in Brussels, has a "very difficult task" ahead of him if he is to save the island's economy, a government spokesman said. With Cyprus facing a Monday ...

Tourist In Puerto Rico Injured By Live Munition

Tourist In Puerto Rico Injured By Live Munition: The latest discovery of live munitions have outraged environmental activists and Puerto Ricans who have long demanded a thorough clean-up by the Navy. The Navy used the island for military activity from 1939-1975, later moving operations to the nearby ...




Bloody Tide: How Puerto Rico Affects the US

Bloody Tide: How Puerto Rico Affects the US: When Luis "Jerry" Roque, a cook at Houston's Tex-Chick Puerto Rican restaurant, hears these stories, he simply nods, tossing his eyes to the side and affirming that, sí, it's that bad. He notes that these murders — these street deaths, as he calls ...

The New Face of US Immigration: Leaving for Central America

The New Face of US Immigration: Leaving for Central America:
What has happened to America? Perhaps, at no time, has the waves of discontent been so intense, that not a single group can reach agreement with another. It can't really be compared with the Civil War; it was a war of two separate factions; one wishing ...


Subversify

Lay people have vital role in Latin American Church

Lay people have vital role in Latin American Church: The extensive media coverage of the new pope has included some discussion, largely perfunctory, of the Catholic Church in Latin America. Mentioned the most are the threat to the church from the growth of Evangelical/Pentecostal churches, and the ...




Pope Francis' Latin American upbringing is unique among popes

Pope Francis' Latin American upbringing is unique among popes:
Its streets shaped his tastes, and were the testing ground for a leadership style notable for its rejection of ostentation. It was here, while serving as archbishop, that he became South America's most famous public transportation user: When he wanted ...


Deseret News

Study shows resources giveaway in Latin America; Outdated model tramples ...

Study shows resources giveaway in Latin America; Outdated model tramples ...: BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA (21 March 2013)—A new study reveals that governments in Latin America have returned to natural resources extraction to fuel development—while paying scant attention to the impact mining, oil exploration and other activities have on ...

Fewer African-Americans are saying 'I do' | HLNtv.com

Fewer African-Americans are saying 'I do' | HLNtv.com:
Did you know African-American kids were more likely to be in a two-parent household during ...

Charity launches art project to tackle child poverty

Charity launches art project to tackle child poverty: A project bringing together 50 of Tower Hamlets' most deprived children with 50 artists has been launched to raise awareness of child poverty. Comments; Email; Print. To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in. The Miracles charity ...

A classic that's still modern

A classic that's still modern: Complete with new aesthetic and technological innovations, the second generation of the Jeep Compass midsize SUV is now available to buy in our country. Its shapes are more harmonious, especially the design lines of the nose, which now show off the ...

After 50 years of austerity, luxury comes to post-reform Cuba

After 50 years of austerity, luxury comes to post-reform Cuba: Newlyweds are honeymooning at Cuba's five-star hotels and health clubs are sprouting up, with memberships going for the once princely sum of US$700 a year. Suddenly, restaurants are serving up steaming plates of turtle meat, a prized and forbidden ...




Cuba 2013: Not your average Caribbean vacation

Cuba 2013: Not your average Caribbean vacation: Editor's note: Reporter Ariel Wittenberg recently traveled to Cuba as part of a Tufts University tour. In the story below, she shares her thoughts about the Latin American nation so long cut off from relations with the United States. All of the ...

Gay rights timeline: Key dates in the fight for equality

Gay rights timeline: Key dates in the fight for equality: The Supreme Court rules that the Boy Scouts of America can bar gay Scouts and leaders from membership, saying that as a private youth organization it has the right to do so. Under increasing pressure in recent years to change the policy, the BSA has ...

Meningitis Outbreak: New York City Advises Vaccines For All Gay Men

Meningitis Outbreak: New York City Advises Vaccines For All Gay Men:
A deadly meningitis outbreak among gay men in New York City just got more serious, officials said today. Two men died of meningitis during the first two months of the year, raising the total number of cases to 22, with 3 of the last 5 cases resulting ...


Medical Daily

US: Pace of Drug Enforcement Action in Haiti “Stubbornly Low”

US: Pace of Drug Enforcement Action in Haiti “Stubbornly Low”: Haiti remains a transit point for cocaine from South America and marijuana from Jamaica for transshipment to the US, Canada, Europe and the Caribbean region, the report said, with traffickers “taking advantage of Haiti's largely unguarded shores and ...

African-American boomers focusing on their health, • 'We're doing what the ...

African-American boomers focusing on their health, • 'We're doing what the ...: Nick Bowers and Carolyn Banks work out during a fitness class at the Beulah Baptist Church Family Life Center in Decatur, Ga. Banks said she hopes she and her classmates are setting an example that will inspire other African-Americans to become more ...




US and Afghans Reach Deal on Bagram Prison Transfer

US and Afghans Reach Deal on Bagram Prison Transfer: WASHINGTON — After months of delays and recriminations by American and Afghan officials, the Pentagon announced Saturday that a deal had been reached to transfer control of Bagram Prison to the Afghan government.

16 charged in connection with Brazil nightclub fire


16 charged in connection with Brazil nightclub fire

According to Brazilian website G1, Marcelo Arigony, regional delegate of Santa Maria, said: "There is no denying the nightclub fire started with a flare from the band." Releasing the results of the police inquiry, officers said there were seven ...