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viernes, 3 de mayo de 2013

Is This Elderly Florida Man Really A Cat Burglar? (Video) - Opposing Views

Is This Elderly Florida Man Really A Cat Burglar? (Video) - Opposing Views:
Florida cops think that an elderly gentleman who appears to be harmless could actually be the cat burglar who has been preying on luxury apartments in a Coral Gables residential building. Surveillance footage shows the man in front of the building ...


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Another top university official in Puerto Rico resigns amid protest


Another top university official in Puerto Rico resigns amid protest

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The president of the University of Puerto Rico's main campus has resigned just days after the presidents of the university's 10 other campuses did the same. Friday's announcement by Ana Guadalupe comes amid a flurry of ...

African-American Students Honored for Academics, Leadership


African-American Students Honored for Academics, Leadership

Ninety-one African and African-American students from Arlington were honored May 2 for achievement in the 21st annual ceremony sponsored by the Civic Coalition for Minority Affairs. The students – in fifth, eighth and 11th grades – were selected by ...

Brazil a top gay destination worth billions

Brazil a top gay destination worth billions: The study has concluded that Brazil is worth $22.9 billion in LGBT tourism. The research will all be revealed at a seminar in Latin America this week. This now makes Brazil one of the leading inbound destinations for the LGBT community. The study and ...

April Unemployment Falls to 7.5%, Hispanic Unemployment Also Moves ...


April Unemployment Falls to 7.5%, Hispanic Unemployment Also Moves ...

The April jobless rate according to the Bureau for Labor Statistics fell to 7.5 percent as the economy added 165,000 jobs. The 7.5 percent unemployment rate is the lowest in five years. The April jobs number exceeded analysts expectations of 148,000 ...

Brazil's food inflation: don't blame it all on the weather

Brazil's food inflation: don't blame it all on the weather: Some of the problems facing the small farms clustered around Brazil's largest cities, such as scarce labor and poor transport lines, are also felt by manufacturers and entrepreneurs. They make up part of the so-called Brazil cost that has choked ...

Ontario budget 2013: Changes to social assistance 'far-reaching and fundamental'


Ontario budget 2013: Changes to social assistance 'far-reaching and fundamental'

However, they want NDP Leader Andrea Horwath to push the Liberals during budget negotiations to increase the Ontario child benefit by $200 per child this year to $1,310 as originally promised in the its five-year poverty reduction plan. The Liberals ...

Edith Windsor Takes Back What She Said About Topless Gay Activists

Edith Windsor Takes Back What She Said About Topless Gay Activists: Dick Cheney, same thing. You've said that until the 1969 Stonewall riots, you weren't comfortable with really flamboyant gay men. Why not? They were just queerer. That's the only way I could say it. I was a middle-class woman in New York. Thea and I ...

The worst human rights violator in Cuba


The worst human rights violator in Cuba

For decades, American politicians have denounced human rights violations in Cuba. With good cause, they've accused the Castro brothers of rounding up political prisoners, torturing them, and detaining them for years with no charges filed and no access ...

Japan seeking to export megafloat to Brazil

Japan seeking to export megafloat to Brazil: BRASILIA--Japan's trade minister made a pitch on behalf of the private sector to sell Brazil a huge floating dock, or megafloat. Toshimitsu Motegi discussed the issue with his Brazilian counterpart, Fernando Pimentel, during a meeting here May 2 ...

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week: At the end of this month Mental Health Awareness week will be taking place to try and inform and educate the British public about the struggles of people with mental illness. mental health awareness week This will try to remove the stigma which is ...

Boy Scouts Of America Debate Ending Gay Ban

Boy Scouts Of America Debate Ending Gay Ban: As the Boy Scouts of America deliberate whether to end their ban on gay members, James Dale joins us to discuss his longtime advocacy for LGBT rights and his battles with the Boy Scouts. Hosted by: Alicia Menendez. GUESTS INCLUDE: James Dale, ...

Obama to talk trade, drugs at Central America summit


Obama to talk trade, drugs at Central America summit

MEXICO CITY — US President Barack Obama heads to Costa Rica on Friday for a summit with Central American leaders on trade, immigration and the drug war after renewing security ties with Mexico. The seven leaders of Central America, plus the ...

US, Central American leaders to discuss regional development, security

US, Central American leaders to discuss regional development, security: SAN JOSE, May 2 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Barack Obama is to arrive here Friday afternoon to discuss with his Central American counterparts a wide range of issues, such as public security, economic development, immigration and cooperation. Obama is ...

Economy, security in spotlight as Obama heads to Costa Rica

Economy, security in spotlight as Obama heads to Costa Rica: San Jose, Costa Rica (CNN) -- As U.S. President Barack Obama prepares to head to Costa Rica to meet with Central American leaders on Friday, a top official there says he's sensed a shift in how Obama's administration views the region. "In the first ...

Obama reaching out to Mexican young people, plans blunter message for rest of ...


Obama reaching out to Mexican young people, plans blunter message for rest of ...

Obama was to meet with Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla, then attend a gathering of leaders from the Central American Integration system. The regional network also includes the leaders of Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and ...

US physical coffee-Central American exporters resume new sales


US physical coffee-Central American exporters resume new sales

Central American coffee exporters and farmers have started picking up their phones to sell coffee again, after a leaf rust disease swept through the high elevations, devastating plants and reducing yields, US importers said on Thursday.

Parents abandon their South American and Mexican children - Nolan Chart

Parents abandon their South American and Mexican children - Nolan Chart: It's over 2000 miles from Central America to the Arizona border across rugged, dangerous terrain filled with drug cartels and human traffickers. The question I have isn't about amnesty or immigration …it's about a mothers love. How in the world can ...

Honduran artists to visit Taiwan for pottery exchange

Honduran artists to visit Taiwan for pottery exchange: Ceramic coffee cups could become a specialty, especially as Honduras is a major coffee producer in Central America, he said. Making products with an angel theme to reflect the name of the town, which means "valley of angels," could be another ...




Venezuela opposition challenges post-Chavez vote

Venezuela opposition challenges post-Chavez vote: The center-right opposition in the oil-rich South American nation filed its formal challenge with the Supreme Court, even though it says the tribunal is loaded with pro-Chavez judges and certain to reject the challenge. Opposition coalition official ...

Jamaica secures additional airlift from South America and Eastern ...


Jamaica secures additional airlift from South America and Eastern ...

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) -- Jamaica has secured airlift out of several South American and Eastern European countries, which is expected to bring thousands of ...

Rape victim flies to South America to help other young people subjected to ...


Rape victim flies to South America to help other young people subjected to ...

AN 18-YEAR-OLD who was sexually abused as a child has flown to South America to help other young victims. Ellie Stenson was abused by family friend Anthony King, who babysat the then six-year-old. ​ elliestenson1219x155. Ellie Stenson will use her ...

Latin America becoming newest malware hotbed

Latin America becoming newest malware hotbed: Latin America and the Caribbean are not alone in facing such attacks. Government systems and critical infrastructure attacks have faced developing nations and world economic leaders alike, and both state-sponsored and private groups look to steal ...

Enfocus Expands Latin American Presence

Enfocus Expands Latin American Presence: Ghent, Belgium - Enfocus is expanding its presence in Latin America as part of plans to achieve double-digit, year-on-year growth and to take advantage of opportunities presented by changing market dynamics in the region. "We see a lot of exciting ...




Why US firms are turning to Mexico, leaving China behind

Why US firms are turning to Mexico, leaving China behind:
A giant statue of a hairless Mexican dog wearing a superhero cape greets Tijuana football club fans arriving for a Latin American showdown. The Xolos soccer team (pronounced show-lows) take their name from the breed of dog standing on its hind legs ...


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