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domingo, 21 de abril de 2013

Analysing the Linguistic Construction of Poverty in Latin American ...


Analysing the Linguistic Construction of Poverty in Latin American ...

A new multidisciplinary project seeks to uncover how texts produce and reproduce notions of poverty in agenda setting media in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and ...

Neil Patrick Harris Plans Move To New York Where Gay Marriage Is Recognized

Neil Patrick Harris Plans Move To New York Where Gay Marriage Is Recognized:
Actor Neil Patrick Harris is moving his family from Los Angeles to New York full-time once he finishes filming the final season of "How I Met Your Mother." Currently NPH lives in California with his partner, David Burtka, and their two-year-old twins ...


Starpulse.com

Gay rights champ free to see Ellen

Gay rights champ free to see Ellen: The already married Mr Williamson said the New York Times called him one of the few "openly gay" MPs in New Zealand. "It's gone a bit far," he said. "My wife wanted to know whether the New York Times knew something more than I did." Green MP Kevin ...




Canadian woman home after 18 months in Mexican prison

Canadian woman home after 18 months in Mexican prison:
Cyndy Vanier was released from a Mexican prison on April 19, 2013 after being held 18 months in connection with a smuggling plot. HANDOUT. A Canadian woman who spent the past 18 months languishing in a Mexican prison has come home.


CityNews

College Talk: Cuban scientist discusses exchange with SIUE

College Talk: Cuban scientist discusses exchange with SIUE: “For me, in my field especially, the main difference is the fact that you have a lot of good infrastructure, high technology here that we really don't have in Cuba,” Heydrich said. “That's why we consider it so important to make joint research ...

Epic Drives Explores the Classic Cars of Cuba

Epic Drives Explores the Classic Cars of Cuba:
If you're a fan of salsa music, mojitos, or fine cigars, you owe a debt of gratitude to the island nation of Cuba, which has been isolated from much of the outside world, and its northern neighbor, the United States, for nearly six decades due to a ...


Automobile Magazine

Flag-raising ceremony at Boston City Hall

Flag-raising ceremony at Boston City Hall: The Haitian-Americans United, Inc. (H.A.U.) in collaboration with the General Consulate of Haiti in Boston, is pleased to invite the general public to participate in a series of events to celebrate the 2013 Haitian Heritage Month in Massachusetts. As ...




Haiti - Economy : The diaspora creates jobs in Haiti

Haiti - Economy : The diaspora creates jobs in Haiti:
Zafèn was established to strengthen collaboration between entrepreneurs in Haiti, the Haitian diaspora and people around the world who wish to support the Haitian economy. Note that Zafèn is composed of members of the diaspora and friends of Haiti, ...


Haitilibre.com

Haiti PM has high hopes for Canada aid

Haiti PM has high hopes for Canada aid: Haiti's Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has expressed optimism that the Canadian Government will review its decision halt new aid projects in his country. Lamothe comments came after he held talks with Canada's International Co-operation Minister Julian ...

Seacoast Storytellers Guild to present 'Stories from North American Tribes'

Seacoast Storytellers Guild to present 'Stories from North American Tribes': The storytellers will delight and entertain an audience of all ages with tales and live music about the creation of the Native American flute, as well as a story about how our ancestors first began making maple syrup and other legends. Veteran ...

Central America to press US for help fighting crime


Central America to press US for help fighting crime

WASHINGTON — Central American leaders will press the United States for more money to fight organized crime in their region, a conduit for nearly all US-bound cocaine, El Salvador's president said Friday. They will make this appeal at a meeting May 3 ...

Recent Study: Central America Infrastructure Report Q2 2013

Recent Study: Central America Infrastructure Report Q2 2013: The Central America region as a whole remains small in scale, with combined industry value of just US$9.3bn estimated for 2012. With that in mind, the high risks and small scale make the region broadly unattractive for new ...




Paraguay holds key presidential election

Paraguay holds key presidential election:
Voters in Paraguay go to the polls on Sunday in a presidential election seen as key to restoring the country's democratic credentials. Horacio Cartes, of the conservative Colorado Party, and the centre-right Liberal Party's Efrain Alegre are seen as ...


BBC News

Bringing a Latin American leader to light

Bringing a Latin American leader to light:
He cited Latin America, which was burdened with three centuries of Spanish oppression that left no residue of representative government; a toxic mixture of races — European, Creole, African, Indian; and the entrenched hierarchical values of the ...


MiamiHerald.com

Venezuela election official plays down vote audit

Venezuela election official plays down vote audit:
... no right to question Mr Maduro's victory because George W Bush won the White House by a similarly narrow margin in 2004. "This is clearly meddling..." he said. "We won't permit that Bolivia or Latin America be treated as the US government's ...


BBC News

Miami can be Latin America's technology hub

Miami can be Latin America's technology hub:
More than 500 of the top executives in South Florida were in the audience a year ago when I made the statement that was a sobering realization for a group that had convened to celebrate the great achievements the technology industry had enjoyed in the ...


MiamiHerald.com

Conservatives likely to retake power in Paraguay - Huffington Post

Conservatives likely to retake power in Paraguay - Huffington Post: "The election in Honduras ultimately was important," said Gregory Weeks, a political scientist specializing in Latin America at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. "It was contested and there might have been controversy, but what it did was ...




Pope, worried about Venezuela, urges dialogue


Pope, worried about Venezuela, urges dialogue

VATICAN CITY: The first pope from South America says he is worried about Venezuela and is urging politicians there to use dialogue and work for reconciliation following the election after the long rule of the late Hugo Chavez. Pope Francis told a crowd ...

Biography chronicles life of a revolutionary hero - Missoulian


Biography chronicles life of a revolutionary hero - Missoulian

Deep into Marie Arana's wonderful new biography of Simon Bolivar, “the George Washington of South America,” there's a deliciously unexpected pause in the action. It's 1816, and Bolivar has set sail from Haiti. He's on his way back to Venezuela, with an ...

Venezuela's Political Climate Worries Pope Francis

Venezuela's Political Climate Worries Pope Francis: While he no longer resides in the region, the first pope from South America says he is worried about the political unrest in Venezuela. Speaking on Sunday to a crowd in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis urged politicians to reject any kind of violence ...

Brazil police sentenced for 1992 Carandiru prison 'massacre'


Brazil police sentenced for 1992 Carandiru prison 'massacre'

SAO PAULO: Twenty-three Brazilian police officers were sentenced to 156 years in jail each on Sunday for their role in the killing of 111 inmates during Brazil's deadliest prison uprising in 1992. The 23 were among 26 military officers on trial before ...

Brazil warns against 'foreign meddling' in Venezuela - GlobalPost

Brazil warns against 'foreign meddling' in Venezuela - GlobalPost: Brazil warned against 'foreign meddling' in Venezuela's political affairs on Saturday, days after the United States said it was not ready to recognize the result of last weekend's elections. In an interview with the official Agencia Brasil published on ...

Fashion Rio showcases the latest bikini trend in Brazil

Fashion Rio showcases the latest bikini trend in Brazil:
Brazil's hottest bikini trends go on display at Fashion Rio, the city's five-day-long fashion extravaganza that began on April 15. Designer Lenny Niemeye, Brazil's bikini queen, with an empire of chic boutiques and legions of VIP fans that include ...


Indian Express

Paraguayans head to polls, and to banks?

Paraguayans head to polls, and to banks?: It could have been a turning point for poverty -stricken Paraguay: Lugo promised social policies, education and a land reform. But he implemented next to ...

Boy Scouts Move to Lift Ban on Gay Youth Members - NYTimes.com

Boy Scouts Move to Lift Ban on Gay Youth Members - NYTimes.com: “What this resolution appears to be doing is reinforcing the outrageous idea that gay people somehow pose a threat to kids, which experts like the American ...