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viernes, 19 de abril de 2013

Bodies found in clandestine graves in north Mexico - Huffington Post

Bodies found in clandestine graves in north Mexico - Huffington Post: MONTERREY, Mexico — At least seven bodies have been found in clandestine graves in the northern state of Nuevo Leon, where two drug cartels have been fighting a turf war for more than three years, authorities said Tuesday. An official with Nuevo Leon ...




Community leaders ask lawmakers for low income support

Community leaders ask lawmakers for low income support: ... specifically people of color and low-income families. ... executive director of Consejo Counseling and Referral Services, serving the Latino community.

Urban uplift must also cater poverty

Urban uplift must also cater poverty: With over 80 percent of global goods and services produced in cities, countries with higher levels of urbanisation, such as China, and many others in East Asia and Latin America, have played a major role in lowering extreme poverty worldwide. In ...

Tobacco baron battles crime 'crusader' in Paraguay vote

Tobacco baron battles crime 'crusader' in Paraguay vote: Paraguay is also the world's second largest producer of marijuana. To reduce poverty, Alegre -- his last name means "happy," and as a younger man he opposed ...

Expert shares first-hand account of mental illness


Expert shares first-hand account of mental illness

Ross Szabo, an award-winning speaker, author, consultant and volunteer, gave a presentation April 16 in Drexel's Mitchell Auditorium about mental health and how to conquer increased negative emotions. As a mental health consultant who has experienced ...

WY Native American Education Conference seeking presenters and ...


WY Native American Education Conference seeking presenters and ...

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The fourth annual Wyoming Native American Education Conference will take place August 8th and 9th this year at Central Wyoming College in Riverton. Conference organizers are seeking presenters for both days, with presentations ...

Sheree Whitfield wants to be the first African-American woman on 'RHONY?'

Sheree Whitfield wants to be the first African-American woman on 'RHONY?':
She believes that they could benefit from having an African-American woman on the show. “For some reason, people are intrigued by the Atlanta women. It's a show with African-American women living a certain lifestyle and people are really interested ...


Examiner.com

Haiti cholera mutations could lead to more severe ... - Science Daily

Haiti cholera mutations could lead to more severe ... - Science Daily: The cholera strain that transferred to Haiti in 2010 has multiple toxin gene mutations that may account for the severity of disease and is evolving to be more like ...

Colombian president lauds poverty reduction achievement

Colombian president lauds poverty reduction achievement: BOGOTA, April 18 — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Thursday announced that his government has taken Colombia out of its “shameful” top spots in regional and world inequality rankings. Santos, accompanied by members of his cabinet and ...

Appeals court upholds conviction, death sentence in murder of elderly Memphis ...

Appeals court upholds conviction, death sentence in murder of elderly Memphis ...: A state appeals court Friday upheld the 2009 convictions and death sentences of a suspected serial killer, though one judge said the jury should not have been told of his suspected link to a similar Florida murder. Henry Lee Jones was convicted in the ...

Haiti, MIT Sign Agreement to Promote Creole-Language Science Education

Haiti, MIT Sign Agreement to Promote Creole-Language Science Education: Haiti and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have signed an agreement to promote Creole-language education in science, technology, engineering and math. The agreement was signed during Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe's visit to the ...




California advisor charged with grand theft from seniors

California advisor charged with grand theft from seniors:
A California advisor has been arraigned and charged with two felony counts of grand theft from elders. The advisor allegedly accepted a total of $60,000 in premiums from two elderly clients to purchase annuities. But the advisor never sent the premiums ...


LifeHealthPro

This Week in Poverty: Ignoring Family Homelessness

This Week in Poverty: Ignoring Family Homelessness:
... and Urban Development—made the terrible decision to abandon homeless children and their families,” said Volk, speaking at a Congressional briefing on The American Almanac of Family Homelessness, authored by the Institute for Children, Poverty and ...


The Nation. (blog)

British woman arrested in Buenos Aires for ¿smuggling £100000 of cocaine in ...


British woman arrested in Buenos Aires for ¿smuggling £100000 of cocaine in ...

The spokesman for Argentina's Ministry of Security said: 'The drugs had been packed tightly into a barrel-shaped object like a mortadella.' She was caught at Ezeiza International Airport and has been remanded in custody at a women's prison in Buenos Aires.

Brazil's groundbreaking Internet Civil Rights Bill needs support ...

Brazil's groundbreaking Internet Civil Rights Bill needs support ...: Here at Mozilla, we believe the Internet is a global public resource that must remain open and accessible. We believe in the importance of balancing ...

Young: Pot laws and redefining crime

Young: Pot laws and redefining crime: How about some good news today? This year, reports Time magazine, drug cartels in Mexico stand to lose $1.4 billion. Why? Because Colorado and Washington decriminalized recreational marijuana in November. American taxpayers have been financing a ...

Even Violent Drug Cartels Fear God

Even Violent Drug Cartels Fear God:
Early on a December morning, Robert Coogan pulled his red Chevy hatchback into the parking lot of the state prison in Saltillo, Mexico. It was frigid outside, the sun had not yet cleared the reddish mountains, and Coogan lingered, staring at the tall ...


New York Times

Guantanamo must be shut down now

Guantanamo must be shut down now: Guantanamo will go down in history as one of the darkest stains on America's disastrous “war on terror” and the prison is a large factor in harming the international image of the US. The tragedy is that while the mistakes of Guantanamo are already ...




Norfolk: American Police Help Catch Paedophile

Norfolk: American Police Help Catch Paedophile:
He was caught by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) in America emailing a number of girls in the States and exchanging indecent images from his home in North Everard Street in King's Lynn. Sadd's activities first came to light in November ...


Heart

Tribal officials attend Native finance conference

Tribal officials attend Native finance conference:
The Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) held its 31st Annual Conference in Nashville on April 18-19. NAFOA helps build the financial strength of Tribal governments and their enterprises by providing educational forums and resources and ...


Cherokee One Feather

Claro Q1 revenues flat in Central America, Caribbean

Claro Q1 revenues flat in Central America, Caribbean: Claro Central America and the Caribbean, a subsidiary of America Movil, reported first-quarter revenues flat year-on-year at USD 954. Mobile revenues rose 2.5 percent, while fixed-line revenues declined 3.5 percent. EBITDA for the quarter came in at ...

Students in final push to raise Belize cash

Students in final push to raise Belize cash:
BUSINESSES from across the county have given their support to 10 secondary school pupils who are looking to make one final push to head to Central America this summer. Fifth and six-year students from Wick High School will be heading to Belize for four ...


John O'Groat Journal

South America's leaders rally around Venezuela's Maduro

South America's leaders rally around Venezuela's Maduro:
Presidents and ministers from the Union of South American Nations were due to meet in Lima yesterday to discuss the crisis. Led by Argentina and Brazil, most member states have already recognised Mr Maduro's victory and the bloc was expected to endorse ...


Irish Times

Study: Latin America Facing Shortage of IT Professionals

Study: Latin America Facing Shortage of IT Professionals: According to the study, titled Networking Skills in Latin America and carried out by independent consultant IDC for Cisco, the region in 2011 lacked 139,800 professionals trained in network planning, design, management and support and information and ...

Digital TV to Explode Across Latin America by 2018

Digital TV to Explode Across Latin America by 2018: LONDON -- Digital TV penetration across Latin America is set to rocket from less than a third of homes as of the end of 2012 to nearly 45 percent by end 2013 and onto 84 percent by 2018. our editor recommends. Study: China Surpasses Japan to Become ...