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lunes, 15 de abril de 2013

US columnist: Gay-inclusive TV shows are part of Satan's plan to destroy America


US columnist: Gay-inclusive TV shows are part of Satan's plan to destroy America

A US columnist has appeared on a radio talk show to claim that TV, music and film are all parts of the Devil's plan for the “destruction” of America, and said that equal marriage would mean a Communist government in the US, which would kill its own ...

The NHL knocks stereotype and prejudice out of the rink


The NHL knocks stereotype and prejudice out of the rink

The National Hockey League's signing of a partnership agreement with You Can Play, an anti-homophobia group in sport, feels like a landmark event in the acceptance of gays and lesbians in North America. Given the exalted position of pro sport in ...

Southwest launches flights to Puerto Rico


Southwest launches flights to Puerto Rico

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines Co. is expanding beyond the continental 48 states with new flights to San Juan, Puerto Rico, as it converts AirTran routes to the Southwest name. On Sunday Southwest launched service to San Juan and took over AirTran ...

Study: Sleep apnea severity is higher in African American men in certain age ...


Study: Sleep apnea severity is higher in African American men in certain age ...

"The results show that in certain age groups, after correcting for other demographic factors, the severity of sleep apnea as measured by the apnea-hypopnea index is higher in African-American males than Caucasian males," said James Rowley, PhD, the ...

Carandiru and the scandal of Brazil's medieval prison system

Carandiru and the scandal of Brazil's medieval prison system: Twenty-six police officers have gone on trial in Brazil for the killing of 15 inmates in one of the country's most infamous prisons two decades ago. The 1992 military operation in São Paulo's Carandiru prison left more than 100 prisoners dead. The ...





Map How 35 countries compare on child povertythe U.S. is ranked 34th


Map How 35 countries compare on child povertythe U.S. is ranked 34th

Here from the UNICEF report is the chart of relative child poverty ratesthe grey countries are marked separately because they could not provide data for all ...

Puerto Rico Will Resolve Statehood Debate If White House Doesn't, Gov. García ...

Puerto Rico Will Resolve Statehood Debate If White House Doesn't, Gov. García ...: García Padilla also took a shot on Sunday at the pro-statehood New Progressive Party (PNP, in Spanish) for touting the inconclusive November referendum as a mandate to turn Puerto Rico into the 51st U.S. state. “I'm sorry our friends in the PNP have ...

Judicial Reform Causes Debate, But Advances in Argentine Congress

Judicial Reform Causes Debate, But Advances in Argentine Congress: Buenos Aires, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) In Argentina has sparked a public debate on the comprehensive judicial reform by President Cristina Fernandez, that in the opinion of the Attorney General, Alejandra Gils Carbo, "it is necessary to clean the justice".





Miracles charity recruits 50 artists to highlight East End child poverty


Miracles charity recruits 50 artists to highlight East End child poverty

“We selected Tower Hamlets because its 52 per cent child poverty is the worst in Britain,” explained the charity's project director James Burton. “They are excluded from school trips because of poverty—and that's right next to the City which is the ...

Seniors, health care groups fight The Villages nursing home bid


Seniors, health care groups fight The Villages nursing home bid

Florida's long-term care industry and the nation's leading voice for the elderly joined forces Monday to criticize pending legislation to allow a nursing home on the grounds of The Villages, the giant retirement community in central Florida. The ...

Haiti: Request for legislative inquiry of President Martelly and PM Lamothe ...


Haiti: Request for legislative inquiry of President Martelly and PM Lamothe ...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - A request for a parliamentary commission to investigate the travels, funds and past business dealing of President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe in Africa and South America was delivered to the ...

How to win the Mexican drug war


How to win the Mexican drug war

As part of a study tracking the behavior of Mexico's organized-crime groups, a colleague and I created an algorithm that uses Google to explore blogs, newspapers and news-related Web content and extract detailed data about how Mexican drug cartels ...

Getting The Meningitis Vaccine Wasn't Easy

Getting The Meningitis Vaccine Wasn't Easy:
With the warnings out about how every active gay man in NYC should get the meningitis vaccine, I assumed it would be a breeze to make this happen for myself. But my doctor didn't even have the vaccine for people my age. He had to call it into a ...


Village Voice (blog)

First of cartel racehorse trials to start Monday


First of cartel racehorse trials to start Monday

Prosecutors say a racehorse-buying operation was supposed to be a clandestine way for one of Mexico's most powerful and violent drug cartels to launder its illegal proceeds in the United States. But authorities reined in the operation partly because ...

Sacred Hopi objects sold off in Paris, leaders not happy

Sacred Hopi objects sold off in Paris, leaders not happy: The Hopi tribe tried to stop the auction and get their pieces back. A Paris court authorized the sale to go ahead despite an appeal for a delay by the Hopi tribe and the U.S. government. There are thousands of Native American objects inside the Heard ...





Health Officials Seek to Dispense Facts on LA, NY Meningitis Cases

Health Officials Seek to Dispense Facts on LA, NY Meningitis Cases: Los Angeles County officials have not determined whether Shaad was afflicted with the same strain that killed gay men in New York, Ashford said. Shaad, who graduated from Boston College and attended Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, ...

Venezuela opposition candidate demands recount after Chavez's ...

Venezuela opposition candidate demands recount after Chavez's ...: Hugo Chavez's handpicked successor won a narrow victory in Venezuela's presidential vote, but his opponent slammed the results and demanded a recount .

Protesters seek anti-gay marriage amendment in Puerto Rico

Protesters seek anti-gay marriage amendment in Puerto Rico: Hundreds of people marched through the capital of Puerto Rico to demand that the governor approve a constitutional amendment stating that only a marriage between a man and a woman is valid. The protesters walked on April 13 from the U.S. territory's ...





Brazil Real Opens Weaker

Brazil Real Opens Weaker: The Brazilian real opened weaker against the dollar Monday, after economists and analysts reduced their forecasts for the country's inflation rate this year for the second consecutive week. The real weakened to 1.9752 real to the dollar Monday morning, ...

Venezuela's Maduro, ex-bus driver, now to set his own route

Venezuela's Maduro, ex-bus driver, now to set his own route: Venezuela's election authority declared Maduro the winner with just 50.7 percent of the vote in a cliffhanger, but opposition candidate Henrique Capriles said he would not respect the outcome without a full recount. If the result stands, Maduro will ...

Waste and recycling campaigners win Goldman Prize

Waste and recycling campaigners win Goldman Prize: The Goldman Environmental Prize, now in its 24th year, recognises 'environmental heroes' from each 'inhabited continent': Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South and Central America and 'Islands and Island Nations' (including Australasia). Winners ...

Rambutan producers prepare Mesoamerican Congress

Rambutan producers prepare Mesoamerican Congress: Producers from South East Mexico and several Central American countries, such as Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Belize and Guatemala, where this exotic fruit is now produced, are expected to attend. "This Mesoamerican ...

US favors destabilized Venezuela: Latin America expert

US favors destabilized Venezuela: Latin America expert:
I think Venezuela is under a danger and risk by US foreign policy, not because of Venezuela being a threat to the US, but because it represents Latin America's independence. It's not anti-Americanism; it's independence from corporations that have been ...


Press TV

Coal and cattle lead business damage to nature-study

Coal and cattle lead business damage to nature-study: OSLO, April 15 (Reuters) - Coal-fired power generation in Asia and cattle ranching in South America are the most damaging businesses for nature with hidden costs that exceed the value of their production, a U.N.-backed report said on Monday. Global ...





American and Swedish technology to boost Brazilian defence industry


American and Swedish technology to boost Brazilian defence industry

Both announcements were made to coincide with Latin America's largest defence exhibition – LAAD – which has just ended in Rio de Janeiro. The exhibition followed South Africa's hosting of the BRICS Summit in Durban where the local defence industry ...