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miércoles, 1 de mayo de 2013

US-Mexico Alliance Against Drug Cartels In Jeopardy

US-Mexico Alliance Against Drug Cartels In Jeopardy: And I'm Steve Inskeep. Mexico is considering changes to its collaboration with the United States in the war on drugs. That was the news at the top of the story in the Washington Post. But for many of us, some information further down in the article was ...

Conservatives Condemn California 'Gay Infertility' Insurance Bill ...

Conservatives Condemn California 'Gay Infertility' Insurance Bill ...: Anti-gay conservatives are very concerned about a new bill proposed in California that would require insurance companies to cover fertility treatments for ...

Key issues on Obama's Mexico trip: Trade, immigration and drug war

Key issues on Obama's Mexico trip: Trade, immigration and drug war: (CNN) -- U.S. President Barack Obama heads south of the border Thursday to meet with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto in the country's capital. Here are three key topics that are likely to be on the table, and a look at how the leaders and Mexicans ...

Buenos Aires Luxury Real Estate Goes for Cheap

Buenos Aires Luxury Real Estate Goes for Cheap: Expatriates are finding great buys in Buenos Aires after nearly a decade of steep price climbs. There's just one problem: tight government controls and high inflation for the Argentinian peso make transactions very tricky. Katy McLaughlin reports.

Pope condemns Bangladesh working conditions as 'slave labour'

Pope condemns Bangladesh working conditions as 'slave labour': His words were his toughest yet on workers' rights since his election on March 13, and another indication that the former archbishop of Buenos Aires was intent on making social justice a major plank of his pontificate. "Living on 38 euros ($50) a month ...




Justin Tuck Doesn't 'Agree' With Homosexuality, But Doesn't Think It's His ...

Justin Tuck Doesn't 'Agree' With Homosexuality, But Doesn't Think It's His ...:
New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck would welcome a gay athlete into the locker room — as long as he can play. "The only way I'm not comfortable with a teammate," Tuck, a two-time Pro-Bowler, told Daily Intelligencer at the Food Bank Can-Do ...


New York Magazine

Former Guantánamo chief prosecutor petitions Obama to close prison camp

Former Guantánamo chief prosecutor petitions Obama to close prison camp:
Photograph: Larry Downing/Reuters. A former chief prosecutor for the controversial American prison camp at Guantánamo Bay has called for the prison to be closed, launching an online petition that has gathered some 60,000 signatures in less than 24 hours.


The Guardian (blog)

Brazil WTO hopeful brushes off protectionist complaints

Brazil WTO hopeful brushes off protectionist complaints: BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's candidate to head the World Trade Organization brushed off criticism from rich nations that his country is growing more protectionist, saying he will be a neutral negotiator of global trade frictions if he gets the job ...




Paul Ryan comes out in support of gay adoption

Paul Ryan comes out in support of gay adoption:
Former vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan said Monday he supports the right of gay couples to adopt children, a reversal of his position on the issue. "Adoption, I would vote differently these days," the conservative Wisconsin congressman said at a ...


New York Daily News

Cubans to start paying taxes for the first time

Cubans to start paying taxes for the first time:
HAVANA, CUBA (CNN) -- Paying taxes is something many of us are simply resigned to, but not in Cuba, at least not until now. Economic reforms mean thousands of people no longer work for the state, but for themselves. And that's leading to big changes in ...


THV 11

American Family Association: Gay rights has turned the world 'upside down'

American Family Association: Gay rights has turned the world 'upside down': A spokesman for the anti-gay American Family Association has lamented about the advancement of gay rights, and expressed a distaste at the idea that the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), may lift its ban on gay members. Buster Wilson of the AFA, weighed in ...

Miss Gay Maryland America crowned

Miss Gay Maryland America crowned:
Both will travel to St. Louis, Mo., October 9-13 to compete against other winners throughout the U.S. for the title Miss Gay America 2014. Araya Sparxx, who is a professional actor, show producer and hotel manager, was elated but also reflective. “When ...


Washington Blade

What is Really Threatened by Gay Marriage?

What is Really Threatened by Gay Marriage?: As a Soldier and someone who will soon be applying to become Chaplain, I am forced to write this article under a pseudonym. It isn't because I am afraid that my beliefs or convictions are wrong but it is entirely possible that this could be used by ...

Ex-teammates, coach praise Collins


Ex-teammates, coach praise Collins

Now, he's being praised by his former teammates and coach for becoming the first athlete in one of the four major North American leagues to reveal he is gay before retirement. ''I'm very, very proud of Jason,'' said Hawks coach Larry Drew, whose team ...

NFL preparing the ground for first gay players


NFL preparing the ground for first gay players

Former NFL player Wade Davis, who came out as gay after his career in the sport, believes that an American football locker-room is essentially no different than any other workplace. "You are always going to have a smattering of players who aren't going ...

US soldiers killed 300 Native American men, women and children in 1890


US soldiers killed 300 Native American men, women and children in 1890

Native Americans are facing the final deadline in their battle to save the Wounded Knee massacre site - and expressed their outrage at the landowner 'making a buck out of miserable history.' The land in South Dakota is where U.S. troops killed up to ...

Chrysler Group Named Among Top Workplaces for Native Americans and ...

Chrysler Group Named Among Top Workplaces for Native Americans and ...: The editors of Winds of Change magazine have selected Chrysler Group LLC as a "Top STEM Workplace for Native Americans and Alaskan Natives." Chrysler Group ranked tenth in the list of 50 workplaces, and was the only domestic automaker included on ...

Connecticut scholar's book on Native Americans paints fuller portrait

Connecticut scholar's book on Native Americans paints fuller portrait: Native Americans have long been seen as having been at one with their landscapes, honoring the earth and its creatures and leaving only the soft imprints of their moccasins to mark their passing. This impression verges on the truth, but thanks to the ...




A glimpse inside Cuba's prisons

A glimpse inside Cuba's prisons:
The whitewashed buildings of the Combinado del Este prison are surrounded by watch-towers and layers and layers of coiled barbed wire. One of Cuba's most notorious high-security facilities, its 3,000 beds have been used by everyone from convicted ...


BBC News

Music : Minnesingers pay homage to African American culture in "Roots"

Music : Minnesingers pay homage to African American culture in "Roots":
From traditional spirituals and slave songs to a Michael Jackson medley, in their latest show the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School Minnesingers will celebrate the contributions of African-American composers, performers, and traditions to American ...


Martha's Vineyard Times

Puerto Rico's Law Schools Come Under Fire

Puerto Rico's Law Schools Come Under Fire:
“For the first time in three years, the ABA was able to provide complete employment data for all three of Puerto Rico's nationally accredited law schools. The results are shocking: A scant 9 percent of the three schools' graduates were employed full ...


Politic365

Brazil's MMX To Delay Serra Azul Amid Review Of Business Plan

Brazil's MMX To Delay Serra Azul Amid Review Of Business Plan: RIO DE JANEIRO--Brazilian iron-ore miner MMX Mineracao e Metalicos SA (MMXM3.BR) expects to conclude by late June a review of its business plan that will likely include delays to its key Serra Azul expansion project, Chief Executive Carlos Gonzalez ...

Brazil's Oil, Gas Concession Auction Breathes Fresh Life Into Sector -ONIP

Brazil's Oil, Gas Concession Auction Breathes Fresh Life Into Sector -ONIP: "Brazil is very attractive to the oil sector because of the recent discoveries, and some of the areas that are being offered are very interesting frontier areas--especially for large international companies," said Alfredo Renault, ONIP's superintendent ...

Auditing Process Begins in Venezuela amid Opposition Claims of “Lies” and ...

Auditing Process Begins in Venezuela amid Opposition Claims of “Lies” and ...: Merida, April 30th 2013 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – As Venezuela's electoral organisation begins auditing the 14 April elections, ex-opposition candidate Henrique Capriles has announced his team will not participate, Spain has offered to mediate the ...

Elderly victims in Windsor targeted in lottery phone scam

Elderly victims in Windsor targeted in lottery phone scam:
Police say the scammers will provide an office address in Florida that comes back to a nonexistent building. The suspects are described as having foreign accents and are believed to be operating out of the Central Asian Area. The police financial crime ...


CTV News