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lunes, 1 de abril de 2013

Study: 900000 LGBT immigrants in US

Study: 900000 LGBT immigrants in US: Organized by the Latin American Coalition and United 4 the Dream about 60 people gathered around the statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Marshall Park and then marched up 3rd St. to Tryon St. and then to the Square at Trade and Tryon in uptown ...

Gay-rights movement's new focus: immigration

Gay-rights movement's new focus: immigration: The irony is that most immigrants from Latin America and Asia are much more homophobic... (March 6, 2013, by Observer101) MORE. not undocumented they have commited a crime by crossing the Border illegally ... An estimated 5 percent of undocumented ...

Whitmire target of new prison death threat

Whitmire target of new prison death threat: No charges have yet been filed in the case that was opened last Tuesday when an informant inside a Texas prison alerted authorities that the Mexican Mafia gang had targeted Whitmire to be gunned down at a Mexican restaurant where he often has lunch.

Mexican Drug Cartels Become More Active Deeper In U.S.

Mexican Drug Cartels Become More Active Deeper In U.S.: CHICAGO — Mexican drug cartels whose operatives once rarely ventured beyond ... End the drug war which is financing the cartels and their other groups Stop ...

Brazil to build nuclear sub

Brazil to build nuclear sub: BRASILIA — Brazil advanced yesterday toward its target of joining the small club of nations that have nuclear-powered submarines with the opening of a naval shipyard installation that will build French-designed submarines. President Dilma Rousseff ...




School district collects shoes for Nicaragua


School district collects shoes for Nicaragua

... participating schools have been learning about Jiquilillo, a small community in Nicaragua that has suffered through civil war, a tsunami and poverty.

Universal Health Care shutdown to affect about 900 seniors in region

Universal Health Care shutdown to affect about 900 seniors in region: NAPLES — Nearly 900 elderly Southwest Florida residents who have Medicare Advantage coverage with Universal Health Care need to switch to a new managed-care plan or accept traditional Medicare. The St. Petersburg-based Universal Health Care was ...

Good Students from Low-Income Families Less Likely to go to Top ...


Good Students from Low-Income Families Less Likely to go to Top ...

Among high-achieving, low-income students, 6% were black, 8% Latino, 15% Asian-American, and 69% white, the study found. The solution may not be that ...

Taking Native American fashion beyond buckskin and headdresses

Taking Native American fashion beyond buckskin and headdresses: But as an adult, she's working to change that, promoting the work of Native American fashion designers and artists. She began with the 2009 launch of Beyond Buckskin, a blog that highlights Native designers and discusses their place in media and pop ...

Colorado theater shooter may plead guilty to avoid death penalty

Colorado theater shooter may plead guilty to avoid death penalty: James Holmes, the suspected gunman in America's Aurora theater massacre, could plead guilty in exchange for avoiding the death penalty, lawyers cited by local media said Wednesday. The 25-year-old is due in court Monday for a hearing at which ...

Early-onset Baldness in African-American Men May Be Linked to ...

Early-onset Baldness in African-American Men May Be Linked to ...: PHILADELPHIA — Baldness was associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer among African-American men, and risk for advanced prostate cancer ...




Gay rights activists protest N. California mall

Gay rights activists protest N. California mall: ROSEVILLE, Calif.—Gay rights activists are protesting a Northern California mall where a same-sex couple says they were ejected for kissing. The Sacramento Bee ( http://bit.ly/16jImKQ) reports a lively crowd of about 250 people gathered Saturday for a ...

Lindsay Lohan Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction in Brazil

Lindsay Lohan Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction in Brazil: The 'Liz and Dick' actress' hair saves her from further embarassment as her breast pops out of her low cut dress when she exits a helicopter in Brazil.

Mexico transfers union boss to different prison

Mexico transfers union boss to different prison: In this photo released by Mexico's federal court system, the head of Mexico's powerful teachers' union, Elba Esther Gordillo, stands behind bars as she appears for a hearing at a federal prison in Mexico City, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Mexico's most ...

Private Prisons: The More Americans They Put Behind Bars The More Money ...


Private Prisons: The More Americans They Put Behind Bars The More Money ...

Private Prisons: The More Americans They Put Behind Bars The More Money They Make - How would you describe an industry that wants to put more Americans in prison and keep them there longer so that it can make more money? In America today ...

Police Storm Squatters at Rio Stadium Site

Police Storm Squatters at Rio Stadium Site:
RIO DE JANEIRO — The Brazilian police on Friday stormed the work site of Maracanã, the venerable soccer stadium under renovation ahead of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, in an attempt to end a standoff with more than 20 indigenous protesters ...


New York Times

The Path Forward in a Post- Chávez Venezuela

The Path Forward in a Post- Chávez Venezuela:
His social welfare programs, which ranged from food subsidies to giving away credit cards, certainly did much to lift many of Venezuela's poorest out of abject poverty. According to a UN Index, Venezuelans' quality of life improved under Chávez, and ...


International Affairs Review

In Catholic Latin America, Same-Sex Marriage and Gay Rights Lead ...

In Catholic Latin America, Same-Sex Marriage and Gay Rights Lead ...: The American debate over same sex marriage resonates loudly in many countries around the globe. We turn our focus to Latin America. Same sex marriage is ...

Pope Francis, wealth and the Latin American experience


Pope Francis, wealth and the Latin American experience

I believe that much as the U.S. public excuses the shenanigans of politicians, the people of Latin America ignore style when they compare Chavez with the pope on the substance of policy. I will leave evaluation of Mr. Chavez' sins to St. Peter. Chavez' ...

Long-neglected contemporary Latin American art gets showcase at new ...


Long-neglected contemporary Latin American art gets showcase at new ...

RIO DE JANEIRO - Long a cultural backwater, Rio de Janeiro has taken another leap toward becoming an art hot spot with this week's opening of a museum built around one of the world's premier collections of contemporary Latin American art. Casa Daros, a ...

No clear successor to Chávez as leader of Latin American left ...

No clear successor to Chávez as leader of Latin American left ...: While those who jetted to Caracas to mourn Chavez's death included a who's who of the Latin left, there's no clear successor to his role as ideological leader.

World's richest man secures 2014-16 Olympic TV rights in Latin America


World's richest man secures 2014-16 Olympic TV rights in Latin America

Elias Ayub told the Mexican newspaper Reforma that the deal gives America Movil the possibility of re-selling the rights in Latin America and of broadcasting the games on a new television channel in Mexico if Slim's Telmex company gets the rights to it ...

China seen favorably in Latin America

China seen favorably in Latin America:
Large majorities of people in countries across Latin America and the Caribbean believe China has at least "some influence" in their region and most see that influence as positive, according to a survey partly funded by the United States government. The ...


Chinadaily USA

Morrissey to resume touring this summer with concerts set for ...

Morrissey to resume touring this summer with concerts set for ...: Morrissey last toured South America in February 2012. The full statement: June and July. Morrissey is scheduled to play shows in seven cities in Mexico in June, rounding-off at the National Auditorium in Mexico City. Morrissey will also appear ...

MPI Launches New Series Examining Migration Trends, Policies in ...


MPI Launches New Series Examining Migration Trends, Policies in ...

"The relationship between the United States, Mexico and Central America is shaped and defined in key ways by issues of migration. Thus, understanding ...