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lunes, 8 de abril de 2013

Police: Local drug trade tied to Mexican cartels


Police: Local drug trade tied to Mexican cartels

PARKERSBURG -Parkersburg police officers said they have identified several drug dealers in the area within the last five years that have confirmed ties with Mexican drug cartels. The most recent investigations have revealed police have a few major ...

Croxteth man tried to set up deals with Columbian drug cartels


Croxteth man tried to set up deals with Columbian drug cartels

A LIVERPOOL man was jailed after acting as a go-between for Columbian drug cartels seeking to sell huge amounts of cocaine in the UK. Milton Soares, 60, lived in an unassuming end terrace on Silverwell Road, Croxteth and did not display any outward ...

US Anti-Drug Officials Arrested Dictator Yahya Jammeh's Alleged Drug Partner ...


US Anti-Drug Officials Arrested Dictator Yahya Jammeh's Alleged Drug Partner ...

Dictator Yahya Jammeh's alleged drug partner Guinea Bissau former Navy Chief Jose Americo Bubo Na Tchuto, who earned his fame over the years for allegedly working with South American drug cartels, has been arrested by the United States anti-drug ...

Brazil police face trial over Carandiru jail 'massacre'

Brazil police face trial over Carandiru jail 'massacre':
The trial has begun in Brazil of 26 police officers accused of involvement in Brazil's most deadly prison riot two decades ago. More than 100 inmates died at the Carandiru jail in the city of Sao Paulo in 1992 during a police operation to end a fight ...


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Brazil: 26 police tried in 1992 prison massacre

Brazil: 26 police tried in 1992 prison massacre: RIO DE JANEIRO — Trial began on Monday for more than two dozen police involved in the infamous 1992 massacre at Sao Paulo's Carandiru prison, which left 111 inmates dead. Twenty-six Brazilian military police officers, some of them still on active duty ...

Team of US, Canadian rowers back on dry land in Puerto Rico after boat capsizes


Team of US, Canadian rowers back on dry land in Puerto Rico after boat capsizes

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Four men are back on dry land in Puerto Rico after their boat capsized near the end of an attempt to make a record-setting row across the Atlantic Ocean. Team member Jordan Hanssen says he and his fellow adventurers are tired ...

Katy Perry Visits With Poverty-Stricken Children in Madagascar


Katy Perry Visits With Poverty-Stricken Children in Madagascar

The pop star has paid a visit to Madagascar as part of an official trip with UNICEF to bring attention to the plight of children living in poverty there. "In less than one week here in Madagascar, I went from crowded city slums to the most remote ...

Mexican Cartels Invade America: End The Drug War To Stop Them

Mexican Cartels Invade America: End The Drug War To Stop Them: Mexican drug cartels whose operatives once rarely ventured beyond the U.S. border are dispatching some of their most trusted agents to live and work deep inside the United States — an emboldened presence that experts believe is meant to tighten their ...




Report: Poverty, homelessness up among RI kids; improvements seen in obesity ...

Report: Poverty, homelessness up among RI kids; improvements seen in obesity ...: Twenty-two percent of children in the state were living in poverty in 2011, up from 19 percent the year before, the survey from the children's policy organization Kids Count said. The number of children staying at homeless shelters climbed to 1,277 ...

The War on Drugs Is a War on America! Time to End It!

The War on Drugs Is a War on America! Time to End It!: Forty-two years of failure that has cost the American taxpayers $1 trillion dollars, resulted in 45 million drug arrests, and overfilled America's prisons while failing to reduce the availability, sale, or use of drugs in the United States. Instead, it ...





Brazil police face trial over Carandiru jail 'massacre'

Brazil police face trial over Carandiru jail 'massacre':
The trial has begun in Brazil of 26 police officers accused of involvement in Brazil's most deadly prison riot two decades ago. More than 100 inmates died at the Carandiru jail in the city of Sao Paulo in 1992 during a police operation to end a fight ...


BBC News

Don't compare laws of God, man

Don't compare laws of God, man: Now that New York has allowed gay marriage, the Catholic Church has never changed their stance on the laws of God and marriage between one man and one woman. Why is the archbishop apologizing for trying to do God's will in the salvation of souls?





To Rebuild Haiti, Restoring Democracy is a Must - Bloomberg

To Rebuild Haiti, Restoring Democracy is a Must - Bloomberg: After a devastating earthquake, hurricanes and an imported cholera epidemic, impoverished Haiti seems an unlikely candidate for tough love. But that may be ...

WVU Fair Trade 2.0 hosts event to support coffee farms

WVU Fair Trade 2.0 hosts event to support coffee farms: West Virginia University's Fair Trade 2.0 works in solidarity with farmers and workers in Central America to diversify sources of income and improve access to nutritious food. Fair Trade 2.0 achieves its mission primarily though its unique "Firsthand ...




Panama hears the case for democracy and the Falklands

Panama hears the case for democracy and the Falklands: “If you believe in democracy you have to believe in self-determination” is a message being carried to Central America by the Falkland Islands, known to Argentina As Las Malvinas. The bearer of the message is Doctor Barry Elsby, a member of the ...

Latin Markets Launches Latin American Private Wealth Management Meeting in ...

Latin Markets Launches Latin American Private Wealth Management Meeting in ...: MIAMI - On October 24th and 25th Latin Markets will gather more than 400 private bankers and family offices from around the region at the JW Marriott Hotel in Miami to showcase the growth of the Latin American and ...

Research and Markets: Latin American Electronic Medical Record Market - 2013 ...

Research and Markets: Latin American Electronic Medical Record Market - 2013 ...: This study analyzes the Latin American electronic medical record (EMR) market. For the purpose of this study, Latin America includes Argentina, Colombia, and Mexico only. The analysis is with regard to revenue, installed base, market share, and the ...

Latin American countries adopt module for statistics on the information economy


Latin American countries adopt module for statistics on the information economy

A survey module developed collaboratively by UNCTAD and Latin American experts has been adopted by 18 Latin American countries, to aid in compiling statistics on the use of information technology by businesses.

Carnaval brings Latin American culture to Edison

Carnaval brings Latin American culture to Edison: The Association of Latin American Students raised $520 for World Pediatric Project, an organization working to improve healthcare for children in Central America and the Eastern Caribbean. The organization brings children to the United States to ...




Unravelling the mystery of Pablo Neruda's death

Unravelling the mystery of Pablo Neruda's death:
The remains of Chile's Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda will be exhumed on Monday in a bid to determine the cause of his death after his assistant alleged he was murdered by Gen Augusto Pinochet's military regime, the BBC's Gideon Long reports ...


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Latin Fest 2013 rocking Jorgensen

Latin Fest 2013 rocking Jorgensen: Before the main artists hit the stage, people were already on the dance floor with a live opening band, who was eventually taken over by a DJ playing popular songs from Latin America. Fany Hannon, the director of the Puerto Rican and Latin American ...

Chile to exhume remains of Nobel poet Neruda

Chile to exhume remains of Nobel poet Neruda: Neruda won the 1971 Nobel Prize in Literature and is best known for his love poems, as well as his "Canto General" -- an epic poem about South America's history and its people. The Chilean justice system gave the go-ahead for the probe in June 2011 ...

Valley companies head to South America with Corbett

Valley companies head to South America with Corbett: HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett and members of his cabinet left this weekend for a trade mission to South America. Representatives from two Lehigh Valley area companies are with the governor's team, too. Fluortek, a Palmer Township plastics company ...

South America switch satisfies Forlan

South America switch satisfies Forlan: Internacional forward Diego Forlan has expressed his delight with life in Brazil, confident his move away from Europe was the right one. The 33-year-old had his contract terminated by Inter Milan in July allowing him to sign a three-year deal with the ...




US is trying to kill me, claims Venezuelan president


US is trying to kill me, claims Venezuelan president

Mr Maduro's invocation of the "curse of Macarapana" was the latest twist in an increasingly surreal fight between him and opposition leader Henrique Capriles for control of the South American OPEC nation of 29 million people. "If anyone among the ...