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lunes, 25 de marzo de 2013

Haiti - Social : The Prime Minister inquired about the needs of citizens

Haiti - Social : The Prime Minister inquired about the needs of citizens:
Saturday, in order to remain attentive to the claims of the population, the Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe met with several community organizations of Kenskoff in the locality of Furcy where several thousand people responded to the call of the Head of ...


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Puerto Rico Wastewater Plants Get Honeywell Energy Improvements

Puerto Rico Wastewater Plants Get Honeywell Energy Improvements: The water and wastewater utility serves 97 percent of Puerto Rico's businesses and 3.7 million residents, according to a statement from Honeywell. It said the improvements are expected to trim PRASA's annual costs by $2.7 million, reduce carbon ...




Major mental illness no hurdle for weight loss

Major mental illness no hurdle for weight loss: "This population is often stigmatized," researcher Gail L. Daumit, says. "This study's findings should help people think differently about people with serious mental illness. Our results provide clear evidence that this population can make healthy ...

Will Economic Freedom Be on the Ballot in Venezuela?

Will Economic Freedom Be on the Ballot in Venezuela?: On April 14 Venezuelans will go to the polls to elect a new president to succeed the late President Hugo Chavez. While Chavez may be gone, he leaves behind a profoundly changed country that has a new name – the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela – but ...




A snapshot of African American tradition

A snapshot of African American tradition:
(WOOD) - Reflections: African American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection is the newest exhibit to open at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (KIA) in downtown Kalamazoo. This exhibit tells a personal story of community and place through a ...


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Holy Family journeys through African American history

Holy Family journeys through African American history:
Holy Family journeys through African American history. Published 12:01am Monday, March 25, 2013. NATCHEZ — The clapping, stomping, tambourine shakes, “amens” and “hallelujahs” heard during “Southern Road to Freedom” serve a deeper purpose ...


Natchez Democrat

Key US decision on Cuba terror-designation coming

Key US decision on Cuba terror-designation coming: HAVANA (AP) — New Secretary of State John Kerry faces a deadline in a few weeks on a normally routine decision that could have a big impact, this time, on U.S. Cuba relations. The decision is whether or not to recommend taking Cuba off a list of state ...

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

Study shows resources giveaway in Latin America: Outdated model tramples ...: While all the countries covered in the study have environmental licensing regulations on paper that require environmental impact studies (EIS), Florez said, relevant laws have been weakened, and there is little technical expertise and too few human ...

Supreme Court has menu of options in gay marriage case

Supreme Court has menu of options in gay marriage case: WASHINGTON — Four years ago, many gay rights advocates shook their heads when super-lawyers Theodore B. Olson and David Boies announced they would challenge California's ban on gay marriages in federal court and take the case all the way to the ...

Afghanistan takes full control of Bagram prison


Afghanistan takes full control of Bagram prison

The prison carries a huge amount of symbolism. It is seen as emblematic of America's power in Afghanistan and has become a central pillar of President Hamid Karzai's struggle to regain control of key matters before the US withdraws combat troops next year.

Brazil Economists Boost 2013 Selic Forecast Third Straight Week

Brazil Economists Boost 2013 Selic Forecast Third Straight Week: Brazil's economy has reacted slowly to stimulus aimed at spurring the slowest growth among major emerging markets while cooling inflation. After gross domestic product grew by 0.9 percent last year, measures including tax cuts and record-low interest ...

Boudou's motorcade attacked in Quito, Ecuadorean gov't says

Boudou's motorcade attacked in Quito, Ecuadorean gov't says: The Ecuadorean Armed Forces stopped an assault on Vice-President Amado Boudou during his visit to Quito and captured two of the attackers last Friday, their government said. Several robbers tried to rob the motorcade in which Boudou was travelling ...

Farm leaders analyzing a protest plan

Farm leaders analyzing a protest plan: Since last February, there have been various roundtables held in Pehuajó (Buenos Aires province), Roque Sáenz Peña (Chaco), Vi-llaguay (Entre Ríos) and Río Cuarto (Córdoba), where different protest alternatives have been discussed. When the ...




Four members of Uruguayan dictatorship extradited

Four members of Uruguayan dictatorship extradited: The suspects are specifically accused of having participated in the 1976 kidnapping of Simón Riquelo in Buenos Aires. Uruguayan daily El País reported yesterday that Criminal Court Judge Homero da Costa granted the extradition to Argentina of José ...

Child poverty, STDs, obesity among factors in county health ranking

Child poverty, STDs, obesity among factors in county health ranking: But continuing increases in child poverty and sexually transmitted diseases, as well as persistently high adult smoking and obesity rates, seem to have played a role for Sangamon County. Increasingly poor levels of physical and mental health also may ...

Greene County man talks from prison in Mexico


Greene County man talks from prison in Mexico

It's been three long months since Dylan Johnson was taken from a Pennsylvania prison, routed through Chicago to Mexico City, then to Comonfort, Guanajuato, before finally landing in the state prison in San Miguel de Allende in Mexico. For Johnson, 30 ...

'Poor conditions in Cuba bring students home'

'Poor conditions in Cuba bring students home':
Durban - When Shanice Moodley left KwaZulu-Natal for Cuba to study medicine through a Department of Health programme she had high hopes for a bright future. But they were dashed within two months, at which point she gave up her studies and returned ...


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1 in 5 city preteens have mental woes

1 in 5 city preteens have mental woes: Officials said mental illness is underreported because social stigma prevents parents from seeking help, they don't recognize certain behaviors as a mental-health problem, or the child's behavior does not interfere with others. Also, access to a health ...

Pope Francis personally calls Buenos Aires kiosk to cancel ...


Pope Francis personally calls Buenos Aires kiosk to cancel ...

Pope Francis personally calls Buenos Aires kiosk to cancel newspaper subscription: When the new pope picked up the phone to cancel his morning paper delivery, he gave the owner of a Buenos Aires newspaper kiosk the shock of his life.

Despite Change in Cuba, Racism Still Looms Large

Despite Change in Cuba, Racism Still Looms Large: Economic and political changes are afoot in Cuba, but according to Roberto Zurbano in the New York Times, not enough has shifted for Afro Cubans. It's true that Cubans still have a strong safety net: most do not pay rent, and education and health care ...

BGSU students visit Cuba, witness local reaction to death of Venezuelan ...


BGSU students visit Cuba, witness local reaction to death of Venezuelan ...

A University Spanish class made student history during spring break by being the first group of University students to visit Cuba. Another reason why the trip is considered historic is because Venezuelan dictator, Hugo Chavez, passed away while the ...

Hoarding becoming recognized as a separate mental disorder

Hoarding becoming recognized as a separate mental disorder: What: “Buried in Treasures: Understanding Compulsive Hoarding,” a free community forum sponsored by Park Center featuring clinical psychologist, author and hoarding researcher David Tolin, director of Hartford Hospital's Institute of Living - Anxiety ...

Mental hospital refuses to be nursing care

Mental hospital refuses to be nursing care: This is the situation at the mental hospital in Grogol, West Jakarta, the biggest state mental hospital in Indonesia. The hospital accommodates 300 patients and serves 150 patients with mental disorders daily. There are 13 doctors, mostly psychiatrists ...

Using medication to improve mental health issues should not be an issue

Using medication to improve mental health issues should not be an issue: It is easy to find the horror stories of an Attention Deficit Disorder patient developing an Adderall addiction, but discounting life changing medicines because of side effects and worst-case scenarios is short sighted. Anti-depressants and other ...




Students, area residents celebrate Native American culture with drums, dance ...


Students, area residents celebrate Native American culture with drums, dance ...

Students, Mount Pleasant residents and attendees from all over Michigan celebrated Native American heritage at the Pow Wow. Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe, Central Michigan University Native American Programs and several other CMU organizations ...