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jueves, 4 de abril de 2013

For gay marriage supporters, a small win would still be a win


For gay marriage supporters, a small win would still be a win

By late June, wedding bells may be ringing for gay and lesbian couples in California, where one in eight Americans live. In nine other states and the District of Columbia, married same-sex couples could get full federal recognition and benefits ...

Mexican Methamphetamine Targeted in Oklahoma

Mexican Methamphetamine Targeted in Oklahoma: Weaver said the distribution ring dismantled Wednesday has ties to the Sinaloa drug cartel, arguably the most powerful of the notorious Mexican drug cartels. Authorities said the group moved as much as 25 pounds of meth from Mexico to Oklahoma City ...




Reagan would have backed gay marriage, daughter says [Talkback]


Reagan would have backed gay marriage, daughter says [Talkback]

She also said that when Reagan once saw Rock Hudson kill a woman on screen, he told her the closeted gay star “would rather be kissing a man.” Davis' comments come as the U.S. Supreme Court is deciding the fate of Proposition 8, California's ban on gay ...

Pope urges help for Buenos Aires flood victims


Pope urges help for Buenos Aires flood victims

Francis sent a telegram to his newly appointed successor, Buenos Aires Archbishop Mario Poli, saying he was praying for the dead, their families and survivors of the disaster. At least 46 people died around the city of La Plata, while another six were ...

Mexico's mysterious and crusading blogger who exposes the nation's deadly ...


Mexico's mysterious and crusading blogger who exposes the nation's deadly ...

As the brutal drug war which has claimed over 80,000 lives still rages, one anonymous blogger has been providing Mexicans with something they can't get elsewhere - an inside view of their country's debilitating narcotics battle. With over three million ...

Mike Tyson petitions Barack Obama to pardon African American boxer Jack ...


Mike Tyson petitions Barack Obama to pardon African American boxer Jack ...

He became the first African American world heavyweight champion after defeating Tommy Burns in Australia in 1908. He was jailed for a year, which destroyed his career and his reputation. The resolution has been introduced to the US Senate by Democrats ...

Future of African American Men & Boys, new book release by Dr. Oliver McGee ...

Future of African American Men & Boys, new book release by Dr. Oliver McGee ...: As part of its determination to propel the Nation into the 21st century with a strong population base of African American Men and Boys (AAMB), the AAMB Commission articulated several key issues, questions and goals. Four of the major goals are: (1) to ...

Cuba: The Beginning of the Post-Castro Era

Cuba: The Beginning of the Post-Castro Era: In 1960, when Cuba's new first vice president Miguel Diaz-Canel was born, Fidel Castro had already been ruling Cuba for a year. Neither the Beatles nor the Rolling Stones had conquered the rock 'n' roll market. Dwight D. Eisenhower ruled the United ...

New pope packages lure pilgrim tourists

New pope packages lure pilgrim tourists: Elected in March, Pope Francis, who hails from Buenos Aires, Argentina, has turned-out to be a revamp for Rome's sagging economy. Tourism increased by 10 percent at Easter, according to Federalberghi, the Italian hotels' lobby. Local authorities expect ...




Marriage bill buoys Chilean advocates

Marriage bill buoys Chilean advocates: SANTIAGO, Chile, April 4 (UPI) -- Rights groups say they are pushing Chilean lawmakers to approve a proposal for a domestic partnership registry that has lingered in the legislature since 2011. LGBT rights groups in Chile were encouraged after Uruguay ...

Santa Clara County schools graded on education of low income ...

Santa Clara County schools graded on education of low income ...:
Santa Clara County school districts were among those graded by an education advocacy group on how they educate low-income, Latino, and African American ...
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In Chile, a City So Charming Many Visitors Never Leave - NYTimes ...


In Chile, a City So Charming Many Visitors Never Leave - NYTimes ...

SANTIAGOChile, especially its capital, Santiago, can be appealing to anyone who values clean streets, efficient public transportation and honorable law ...

Drug bust focused on Connecticut nets about 100 suspects

Drug bust focused on Connecticut nets about 100 suspects: More than 700 law enforcement officers made arrests in Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Puerto Rico. The federal prosecutor's office in Connecticut and a unit of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security led the investigation.

Symposium covers African American literature since 1975

Symposium covers African American literature since 1975:
African American literature will take center stage when a group of innovative scholars come to the University of Oregon to give public talks about their research. The symposium, “Racial Representations: African American Literature Since 1975,” runs ...


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Venezuela Opposition: Military Can't Take Sides - ABC News

Venezuela Opposition: Military Can't Take Sides - ABC News: Share. 0. Venezuela's presidential campaign on Wednesday veered between warnings of military meddling in the April 14 vote and opposition mirth at the acting ...

Violent crime a serious concern for organizers of World Cup, 2016 Olympics in ...


Violent crime a serious concern for organizers of World Cup, 2016 Olympics in ...

Brazilian government officials fear a drastic drop in visitor numbers for the World Cup and Olympic Games following the gang rape of an American tourist in Rio de Janeiro last weekend. The South American country's high crime rate was brought into sharp ...

Judge orders state agency to find home for elderly St. Augustine murder ...

Judge orders state agency to find home for elderly St. Augustine murder ...: AUGUSTINE, Florida — A judge has ordered the state to find a treatment facility for a 97-year-old woman who was declared incompetent to stand trial in the slaying of her nephew. Circuit Judge J. Michael Traynor on Wednesday gave the state Agency for ...

Latin America: Hog Markets

Latin America: Hog Markets:
LATIN AMERICA - For this particular article we will be talking about just 9 countries representing Latin America's pork industry (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela). The pork industry in LA is still in its ...


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Latin American Collaboration Services Market to Double in Size by 2017

Latin American Collaboration Services Market to Double in Size by 2017: BOSTON, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new studies just released by Wainhouse Research (http://www.wainhouse.com) provides strong evidence that migration towards online meetings as an alternative way to connect and work is accelerating in Latin ...




Latin American activists gather for University of Oklahoma symposium

Latin American activists gather for University of Oklahoma symposium: A symposium designed to give Latin American activists an opportunity to learn from each other's successes and failures wrapped up Wednesday. The symposium also exposed OU students to actual activists working for social change, rather than faculty ...

US official warns drug traffickers will expand in Caribbean as Latin America ...


US official warns drug traffickers will expand in Caribbean as Latin America ...

William Brownfield, assistant secretary of state for international narcotics and law enforcement, said he believes drug traffickers squeezed out of Mexico, Central America and South America will target the Caribbean because it's spacious and allows ...

South America to become dominant force in FP&P industry

South America to become dominant force in FP&P industry: Significant expansion plans for South America look likely to add between 20 and 30 million metric tons of chemical pulp to the global forest, paper and packaging (FP&P) market by 2020, according to a new report by leading financial consultants, Deloitte.




Chile's turn for same-sex marriage?

Chile's turn for same-sex marriage?: The bill — passed by 23 favorable votes to eight against — will now return to the lower house for final approval, and if passed and signed by President José Mujica, will make Uruguay the second country in South America to legalize gay marriage, three ...

Coffee Colloquium to address industry obstacles, fair trade

Coffee Colloquium to address industry obstacles, fair trade: In Central America, however, coffee means a lot more. It is not a way to get through the day – it's a source of life for many farmers. Tonight, Bradley Wilson, a professor in the West Virginia University geography department, and Fair Trade 2.0 will be ...

Experimenting Good Governance in Latin America

Experimenting Good Governance in Latin America: Putting the eurozone crisis aside, Central America is looking to the EU for guidance on trade and security while reducing poverty ad conflict. “In this latest development, the blueprint is coming not from Central America's traditional mentor, the ...