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miércoles, 3 de abril de 2013

Kambwili seeks Cuba's expertise

Kambwili seeks Cuba's expertise:
MINISTER of Youth and Sport Chishimba Kambwili has appealed to Cuba to provide technical expertise to Zambia in training and developing various sports activities in the country. Kambwili said Zambia needs to learn detailed sports management skills for ...


Times of Zambia

African-American Faithfuls, Others Rally at State Capitol to Shape Justice Bill

African-American Faithfuls, Others Rally at State Capitol to Shape Justice Bill:
On the 45th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination, African American faith leaders will gather to share their stories and urge public leaders to work together to create new opportunities. They will challenge them to eliminate inequities ...


The Liberian Journal

About 100 charged in New England drug raids

About 100 charged in New England drug raids: Federal, state and local authorities arrested about 100 people across southern New England on Wednesday, alleging involvement in heroin and cocaine trafficking from the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. More than 700 law enforcement officers ...

30 Years and Counting: Commemorating an Event That Broke Ground In Puerto ...

30 Years and Counting: Commemorating an Event That Broke Ground In Puerto ...: A daylong public conference at Rutgers University, Newark, will celebrate the literary contributions of Puerto Rican authors while commemorating a 1983 program that broke new ground in its presentation of Puerto Rican literature. “Re-visiting Images ...

7 Cuban Dancers Defect From National Ballet

7 Cuban Dancers Defect From National Ballet: A Cuban dance official is confirming that seven members of the National Ballet of Cuba have defected. The official says they abandoned the company last month while on a performing tour in Mexico. The person lacked authorization to discuss the matter ...




Call centre employee had a mental disorder

Call centre employee had a mental disorder: MYSORE: N Santosh, the 28-year-old call centre employee who allegedly committed suicide by jumping off a commercial building on Tuesday, was said to have a mental disorder and was under treatment. He was cremated on Wednesday. Sarawastipuram ...

Uruguay's Senate approves legalizing gay marriage


Uruguay's Senate approves legalizing gay marriage

If approved, the law would make Uruguay the second nation in Latin America and the 12th in the world to legalize gay marriage. Argentina legalized same-sex marriage in 2010. "It goes beyond homosexuality, it's about a law where everyone shares the same ...

What atheists can learn from the gay rights movement


What atheists can learn from the gay rights movement

And so it should be with atheists, which is a goal of the Secular Coalition for America and its member organizations. At a Human Rights Campaign meeting about fifteen years ago, I mentioned that most in the atheist community openly backed gay rights ...

Magic Johnson's gay son goes public: Parents very proud

Magic Johnson's gay son goes public: Parents very proud: Advertisement. The Huffington Post reported on April 2 that Magic Johnson's gay son is going public with his romance. Earvin Johnson III, also known as EJ, is one of Magic's three children. This is reportedly the first time EJ and his boyfriend have ...




Warren named to Illinois African-American Family Commission

Warren named to Illinois African-American Family Commission: The Rev. E.L. Warren of Quincy has been named to the 15-member Illinois African-American Family Commission. The longtime pastor at the Cathedral of Worship was appointed to the IAAFC by Gov. Pat Quinn in an effort to provide the organization with ...

Me on African-American Conservatives radio

Me on African-American Conservatives radio: If you want to jump ahead, my segment starts at the 30 minute mark (it's easier to scroll forward if you go to the AACONS page which has a larger embedded audio which is easier to scroll). We talked about Dr. Ben Carson, immigration, and a variety of ...




Despite efforts to increase African-American workers employed by the state ...

Despite efforts to increase African-American workers employed by the state ...:
The percentage of African-Americans employed by state government has remained virtually the same despite a 3-year-old law aimed at increasing the number of black workers. Of the state's 44,589 workers, about 9,400 – or 21 percent – are African-American ...


AustinTalks

Chile's President Pinera says fast-growing economy is free from risk of ...


Chile's President Pinera says fast-growing economy is free from risk of ...

SANTIAGO, Chile — Chile's president says his country's fast-growing economy is free from risks of overheating. Sebastian Pinera says Chile must continue to grow at a rate of around 6 percent for several years to eradicate poverty and become a ...

Mexican drug cartels sending operatives to midwest | kare11.com

Mexican drug cartels sending operatives to midwest | kare11.com: CHICAGO - Mexican drug cartels are dispatching some of their trusted agents to live and work deep inside the United States. The ruthless syndicates have long ...

Chile's Pinera Says No Risk of Economy Overheating

Chile's Pinera Says No Risk of Economy Overheating: Chile's president says his country's fast-growing economy is free from risks of overheating. Sebastian Pinera says Chile must continue to grow at a rate of around 6 percent for several years to eradicate poverty and become a developed country. Speaking ...




8 killed as flooding hits Buenos Aires

8 killed as flooding hits Buenos Aires:
Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Southern Brazil have all been affected by the severe weather, but one of the worst hit locations was Buenos Aires. In the Argentinian capital the storm caused widespread power cuts, flooded subway lines and turned ...


Aljazeera.com

'US encouraging Venezuela's opposition not to recognize election results'

'US encouraging Venezuela's opposition not to recognize election results':
The US is prying into Venezuelan internal affairs and is likely to call the country's April 14 election illegitimate if it doesn't go their way, political expert Francisco Dominguez told RT. The head of Latin American Studies at Middlesex University in ...


RT

Guantanamo Hunger Strike Spreads

Guantanamo Hunger Strike Spreads: It reflects America's torture prison network. Dozens operate globally. Some are ship-based at sea. Most Guantanamo detainees are striking. They're prepared to die for justice. They have no other recourse. Center for Constitutional Rights attorney Omar ...

Here's Why You Don't Want To Go To Jail In New Orleans

Here's Why You Don't Want To Go To Jail In New Orleans: Sure, I've heard horror stories about OPP, but there's no way it could be worse than one of the most notorious prisons is America, right? RIGHT? Well, yesterday a video taken inside OPP emerged that seems to confirm what that guy told me. Worse, life ...

New guide brands grief a mental disorder

New guide brands grief a mental disorder: People who are grieving a loved one will soon be at risk of being diagnosed as clinically depressed, according to a professor of psychiatry.




ELCA bishop, volunteers study effect of global food policies on poor

ELCA bishop, volunteers study effect of global food policies on poor: Mannevach and Stein are both active in advocating for the poor on food issues, having spent time at ELCA missions in El Salvador and Argentina.

NYT Etiquette Columnist On How 'Flamboyant' Gay Teen Should Handle Taunts ...


NYT Etiquette Columnist On How 'Flamboyant' Gay Teen Should Handle Taunts ...

Steven Petrow, the author of Steven Petrow's Complete Gay & Lesbian Manners, fielded a question in The New York Times' "Civil Behavior" column from a supportive mom of a "flamboyant" gay teen who's being taunted by another gay student with a "distaste ...

Press conference to be held to campaign for African American Achievement

Press conference to be held to campaign for African American Achievement: The Campaign for African American Achievement Press Conference will tackle issues such as an unbalanced revitilization plan, and the Board of Education's refusal to respond to the Parent Student Union's request for more culturally competent parent ...




Brazil's outrage over 'racist' evangelical politician

Brazil's outrage over 'racist' evangelical politician:
Human rights and minority interests are a sensitive matter in many countries, but in Brazil they are now at the centre of an unprecedented controversy. The politician charged with overseeing these issues in the lower house of Brazil's congress stands ...


BBC News

Growth in Brazil's services slows to weakest in 7 months - PMI

Growth in Brazil's services slows to weakest in 7 months - PMI: SAO PAULO, April 3 (Reuters) - Growth in Brazil's services activity slowed in March to the weakest pace in seven months, feeding doubts about the strength of an economic recovery this year and weakening the case for a hike this month in central bank ...