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martes, 7 de mayo de 2013

The Willie Manning case highlights why the death penalty must end

The Willie Manning case highlights why the death penalty must end: He wants to prove his innocence through DNA testing, but the courts won't allow him. This case tells you much of what you need to know about the death penalty in America, why it does not work, why it never will work, and why we need to put the brakes ...




Photography exhibit highlights Native American culture

Photography exhibit highlights Native American culture:
The story of the Native American is often seen through the pages of history books. For photographer Matika Wilbur, that story is a way of life that continues to be told every day through her thoughtful lens. Her photographic insights are on display ...


Toledo Free Press

Stamping Out Stigma of Mental Illness

Stamping Out Stigma of Mental Illness: “Stigma related to mental illness can prevent people from getting professional help,” he pointed out. “Discrimination against those with mental illness can stand in the way of recovery that enables happy, productive lives. The right treatment and ...

Talking Faith and Mental Illness

Talking Faith and Mental Illness: The people who run Patheos have asked me to host a broad conversation about Mental Health including bloggers from across Patheos and beyond. You are invited to contribute by answering the question below any time this week. There are also two more ...

Gay Marriage Makes Good Business Sense

Gay Marriage Makes Good Business Sense: Public opinion is changing, however, and politicians in their droves have shifted their positioning on gay marriage predominatly because they see the writing on the wall but also in part because corporate America is telling them supporting gay equality ...

Tongan London 2012 flag bearer comes out as gay

Tongan London 2012 flag bearer comes out as gay: Fonua's openness follows the announcement last month by NBA player Jason Collins that he was gay, the first active athlete in the history of the four major American professional sports to come out. "Everyone knows that your success as a swimmer isn't ...

Cuban agent begins renouncement of US citizenship

Cuban agent begins renouncement of US citizenship: Rene Gonzalez was one of five men convicted in a controversial 2001 trial of conspiring to spy on Cuban exile groups and U.S. military activities in Florida as part of an espionage ring called the "Wasp Network." The case has long plagued U.S.-Cuba ...

Brazil to deploy 6,000 Cuban doctors in remote areas -minister ...

Brazil to deploy 6,000 Cuban doctors in remote areas -minister ...: BRASILIA, (Reuters) - Brazil plans to hire 6000 Cuban doctors to serve in remote parts of the country where medical services are deficient or nonexistent,




Brazil Swap Rates Decline Before Inflation Report; Real Weakens

Brazil Swap Rates Decline Before Inflation Report; Real Weakens: “With inflation lower here and central banks easing around the world, it will be difficult for Brazil's central bank to have a tightening cycle of more than one percentage point,” Luis Otavio de Souza Leal, the chief economist at Banco ABC Brasil in ...

Anthrax Filming Show For New DVD

Anthrax Filming Show For New DVD: (hennemusic) Anthrax have announced plans to film their show in Santiago, Chile this Friday, May 10 for a live DVD release. For Friday's concert, Anthrax will play a special extended set featuring tracks from their whole catalog for the new DVD shoot.

Chile Telecoms: The Future of “Chilecon Valley” Looks Promising

Chile Telecoms: The Future of “Chilecon Valley” Looks Promising: SANTIAGOChile telecoms and entrepreneurship have been gaining in popularity and success over the past few years, a fact acknowledged by President Sebastián Piñera multiple times during the past month. The start-up culture characteristic of places ...




African-American man set to be executed in Mississippi for murder tonight ...


African-American man set to be executed in Mississippi for murder tonight ...

But in letters last week to state officials, the FBI and Department of Justice said an FBI examiner had overstated conclusions about a hair found in the car of one of the victims by suggesting it came from an African American. Manning is black and the ...

What's Behind the Renewed Attacks on African American Activist Assata Shakur?

What's Behind the Renewed Attacks on African American Activist Assata Shakur?: On the 40th anniversary of the shooting and capture of Assata Shakur, the FBI and the State of New Jersey has now placed the African American revolutionary on the most wanted terrorist list. This latest provocation against Shakur, 65, is directed not ...

Missed Earnings? Blame Venezuela

Missed Earnings? Blame Venezuela: The quarter's results include a $166 million pre-tax charge associated with the revaluation of the net monetary assets of the company's subsidiary in Venezuela at the time of the Bolivar's devaluation in February. Excluding one-time items, adjusted per ...




Changing Perspectives on US-Mexico Relations - Truthout

Changing Perspectives on US-Mexico Relations - Truthout: By encouraging and largely directing the Calderón government's military-directed drug war, the Obama administration—along with the Calderón government and Mexico's security forces—turned large parts of Mexico into killing grounds where assault ...

PRO's Chaín questioned over police brutality at Borda hospital


PRO's Chaín questioned over police brutality at Borda hospital

Buenos Aires City opposition blocs were questioning today Urban Development Minister Daniel Chaín over the brutal police repression at the Borda Hospital less than two weeks ago. Chaín arrived at the Legislature as PRO lawmaker Cristián Ritondo ...

African-Americans Are Austin's Only Shrinking Ethnic Group. Here's ...

African-Americans Are Austin's Only Shrinking Ethnic Group. Here's ...: To say that Austin is growing is an understatement. But amid Austin's exponential growth, one group is declining – and fast. The African-American.

Oklahoma City Woman Sentenced To 60 Months In Prison For Adoption Scam


Oklahoma City Woman Sentenced To 60 Months In Prison For Adoption Scam

(Newsroom America) -- Shelly Renee Henson, 40, from Oklahoma City, has been sentenced to 60 months in prison for mail fraud related to an adoption scam. Judge Friot also ordered Henson to serve three years of supervised release upon release from ...

Obama tagged 'grand chief of devils'

Obama tagged 'grand chief of devils':
... took a swipe at Barack Obama on Saturday, calling him the “grand chief of devils” after the US president declined to recognize his contested re-election. “Coming out of Central America, Obama let loose with a bunch of impertinent remarks, insolent ...


Osun Defender

Agrocolor to start certifying Central American organic plantations in 2014

Agrocolor to start certifying Central American organic plantations in 2014:
"Although we already have experience with audits in Morocco and Senegal, we wish to focus our internationalisation on Central America, starting with the Dominican Republic, where we will certify organic products to be shipped to Europe," explains Luis ...


FreshPlaza

IMF says US Economic Problems will Affect Central America

IMF says US Economic Problems will Affect Central America:
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Monday that the tax cuts in the United States may have an impact on the economies of Latin America. The IMF said, according to projections In the most recent report on the economic prospects of the Americas ...


The Costa Rica News

Iran says Latin America can help resolve Syrian crisis

Iran says Latin America can help resolve Syrian crisis: Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi called for cooperation between Iran and Latin American countries to work out a peaceful solution to the ongoing crisis in Syria, Press TV reported on Tuesday. Salehi made the remarks in a meeting with the ...

Latin American cookbook wins James Beard award for book of year

Latin American cookbook wins James Beard award for book of year: In a sign that points to the next big culinary trend to shake up the food scene in the US and abroad, a cookbook that explores the complex, rich flavors of Latin America has been named cookbook of the year. Chef and restaurateur Maricel Presilla's book ...




Caspio Expands its Platform-as-a-Service to Meet Global Market Demands ...

Caspio Expands its Platform-as-a-Service to Meet Global Market Demands ...: The cloud database platform now includes global sites in Europe, Australia and South America for optimized performance and compliance with regional data privacy requirements. SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Caspio, Inc. (www.caspio.com), the leading cloud ...

Scientists may have found Brazilian 'Atlantis' - The Straits Times

Scientists may have found Brazilian 'Atlantis' - The Straits Times: According to the CPRM director, Roberto Ventura Santos, the rocks would be part of the former continent submerged when the Atlantic Ocean rose up from the separation of now Africa and South America.