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viernes, 10 de mayo de 2013

Street peddlers in Retiro removed

Street peddlers in Retiro removed: Vendors of counterfeit goods in the Buenos Aires City neighbourhood of Retiro blocked roads in the surrounding area yesterday after Metropolitan Police and Public Space Ministry officials dismantled 20 stands located in the immediate vicinity of the ...

Porno copyright troll to Georgia judge: "Ignore California judge! They have ...

Porno copyright troll to Georgia judge: "Ignore California judge! They have ...:
Nazaire then goes on to list out a ridiculous parade of horribles that he claims would happen if the Georgia court "followed the aforesaid California Order" including that law firms wouldn't be able to use boilerplate text any more. This makes ...


Boing Boing

Many services available to elderly residents

Many services available to elderly residents: The event was held in recognition and celebration of May being Older Americans Month and was sponsored by the PSA 2 Area Agency on Aging (which is funded in part by the California Department of Aging) in collaboration with Madrone Hospice.

Kidnapper Castro may face death

Kidnapper Castro may face death: AMERICA: Ohio authorities will seek aggravated murder charges, which could carry the death penalty, against a former Cleveland school bus driver accused of kidnapping and raping three women during a decade of captivity. Tweet. Custom byline text: ...

South Florida gay community watching NYC meningitis outbreak

South Florida gay community watching NYC meningitis outbreak: South Florida was among the regions alerted by the New York State Department of Health about recently expanded vaccine recommendations. The agency is urging vaccinations for gay men, regardless of their HIV status, who have traveled to the Big Apple ...

Gay-Bashing Knicks Fan VIDEO; Couple Attacked and Victim No Longer Feels ...


Gay-Bashing Knicks Fan VIDEO; Couple Attacked and Victim No Longer Feels ...

Gay-bashing New York Knick fans are wanted for questioning over the beating of a gay couple that took place on May 5. Nick Porto said that he and his boyfriend Kevin Atkins were assaulted by Knicks fans who were upset by the team's loss to the Indiana ...

'George Catlin's American Buffalo' exhibition opens today

'George Catlin's American Buffalo' exhibition opens today:
“This exhibition features the paintings showing the ways Native American life centered on the buffalo, consistent with the National Museum of Wildlife Art's focus on humanity's relationship with nature.” Catlin was among the earliest artists of ...


Examiner.com

Where have the African-American pitchers and catchers gone?

Where have the African-American pitchers and catchers gone?: More than once, I've identified myself as African-American because the best science says that my ancestors hailed from Africa -- specifically, East Africa or perhaps North Africa. Sure, you have to back some thousands of years. But you know, it's a ...




Puerto Rican archbishop resists Vatican pressure for resignation

Puerto Rican archbishop resists Vatican pressure for resignation: A Puerto Rican radio station has released the leaked text of a letter from Archbishop Gonzalez to Cardinal Marc Ouellet, the prefect of the Congregation for Bishops. In the letter the archbishop says that he will not willingly step down, and denies the ...

Cleveland's Puerto Rican community reacts to suspect in kidnapping case ...


Cleveland's Puerto Rican community reacts to suspect in kidnapping case ...

So in an effort to provide more information on this subject of "Puerto Rican citizenship," NewsChannel5's Stephanie Ramirez and Joe Pagonakis spoke to Cleveland's Hispanic leaders about misconceptions and how it pertains to the Cleveland kidnapping.

On anniversary of free trade deal, Colombian workers face turning point

On anniversary of free trade deal, Colombian workers face turning point: MINNEAPOLIS (PAI/Workday Minnesota) -- After decades of displacement, war and poverty, workers in Colombia face the possibility of a better life - but only if protections in the year-old Colombia-U.S. free trade agreement are enforced, a top Colombian ...




Cuban spy officially stripped of US citizenship - Philly.com

Cuban spy officially stripped of US citizenship - Philly.com:
Cuban agent Rene Gonzalez, 56, holds up his U.S. certificate of loss of nationality during a press conference in Havana, Cuba, Friday, May 10, 2013. Gonzalez who spent 13 years in a U.S. prison renounced his American citizenship Monday, May 6, 2013, ...


Philly.com

Jewish Boy Scouts of America support gay rights

Jewish Boy Scouts of America support gay rights: The struggle over the BSA's position on gays has divided the national youth organization at a time when public opinion has grown markedly more accepting of homosexuality. Most recent public opinion polls show a majority of Americans supporting the ...

Murkowski to lead GOP outreach to Native Americans

Murkowski to lead GOP outreach to Native Americans: JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's senior U.S. senator has been picked to lead the National Republican Senatorial Committee's "Native American Program." Sen. Lisa Murkowski, in a release, said she was proud to take on leadership of the new initiative.

House leader Nancy Pelosi due at NY LIGLBT gala

House leader Nancy Pelosi due at NY LIGLBT gala: FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is set to be honored by a suburban New York organization that advocates for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth. Pelosi will be joined by Edie Windsor, the petitioner in the landmark ...

Family Sues CCA for Death in Prison Riot

Family Sues CCA for Death in Prison Riot: (CN) - Inmates at an understaffed Corrections Corporation of America prison killed a guard after the prison company failed to warn him that he was on inmates' "hit list," the man's family claims in court. CCA, the nation's largest prison company ...

Puerto Rican archbishop resists Vatican pressure for resignation

Puerto Rican archbishop resists Vatican pressure for resignation: Archbishop Roberto Gonzalez Nieves of San Juan, Puerto Rico, has declined to discuss reports that the Vatican has sought his resignation, after the public release of a letter in which he defended himself against Vatican criticism. A Puerto Rican radio ...

Obama and the Militarization of the “Drug War” in Mexico and Central America


Obama and the Militarization of the “Drug War” in Mexico and Central America

Human rights organizations from North America and Central America have a very different impression of the administration's regional security policy. In a letter sent to Obama and the other region's presidents on April 30th, over 145 civil society ...

AES Sees Limited Growth Opportunities in Europe, CFO Says

AES Sees Limited Growth Opportunities in Europe, CFO Says: “The growth we talk about is very much in the United States, Latin America, Central America and Asia,” Chief Financial Officer Thomas O'Flynn said in a phone interview today. “We don't have as many growth defined plans in Europe.” AES has exited six ...

Tanagers have bird watchers seeing red

Tanagers have bird watchers seeing red: That's because spring migration has brought a pair of bright red birds back to central Illinois. “Brilliant colored scarlet tanagers have begun to arrive here in Springfield from their wintering grounds in South America,” said Dennis Oehmke, who has ...

Panama Canal Cuts Water Use as Drought Prompts Energy Rationing

Panama Canal Cuts Water Use as Drought Prompts Energy Rationing: The Panama Canal is taking preventive measures to reduce water use as a drought prompts electricity rationing in Central America's fastest-growing economy. Hydraulic assistance to lift boats as they exit canal locks has been temporarily suspended and ...

Can Brazil buck the Latin American trend?

Can Brazil buck the Latin American trend?:
Slipping off the rails into illiberal democracy or authoritarianism is a well-worn cliché in Latin America. Here, the historical proclivity has been for governments to highjack their fledgling democracies, change the rules in mid-course and unwittingly ...


Aljazeera.com

Some Advances in Legal Rights for Domestic Workers in Latin America

Some Advances in Legal Rights for Domestic Workers in Latin America: Long working hours, lack of rest time and poor treatment and compensation, in the absence of national legislation, often turns domestic work into a form of slavery in many countries. We reflect on some of the changes taking place in Latin America ...

Over 23.00 Pedestrians Killed Yearly In Latin America And The Caribbean

Over 23.00 Pedestrians Killed Yearly In Latin America And The Caribbean: BUENOS AIRES, May 10 (BERNAMA-NNN-MERCOPRESS) -- More than 23,500 pedestrians were killed on the roads in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2010, making pedestrians the most vulnerable group of road users in the region. In observance of ...

Latin America Is Driving DirecTV's Growth

Latin America Is Driving DirecTV's Growth: While the slowing growth in its domestic operations remains a key concern, the Latin American business continues to expand. Overall revenues for the company grew by 8% during the quarter, but the currency impacts from Venezuela's devaluation and ...