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lunes, 13 de mayo de 2013

Mexican authorities criminalize victims of cartel drug wars


Mexican authorities criminalize victims of cartel drug wars

“The authorities will allege that the people being murdered are related to drug cartels, and it's just not true,” said Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, a professor at the University of Texas in Brownsville, who also does cartel violence research in Mexico's ...

When Americans held in global power games

When Americans held in global power games: That's why relatives of Kenneth Bae, an American prisoner in North Korea, probably welcomed a Tweet from the flamboyant ex-basketball star Dennis Rodman addressing Kim Jong Un, his powerful North Korean pal. "I'm calling on the Supreme Leader of ...

Quakers plan private prison protest in Tucson

Quakers plan private prison protest in Tucson: TUCSON - An Arizona Quaker group that has been advocating against prison privatization in the state is organizing a demonstration and press conference today, protesting the Corrections Corporation of America on its 30th anniversary. The American ...

New York–Area Boy Scouts Lose Major Sponsor

New York–Area Boy Scouts Lose Major Sponsor:
The Greater New York Councils of Boy Scouts of America lost a major longtime financial backer because of the organization's discriminatory, anti-gay policies. The God Bless America fund, which makes royalties from the song, withheld funding in December ...


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New fitness centers cater to aging baby boomers senior citizens NY ...


New fitness centers cater to aging baby boomers senior citizens NY ...

Baby boomers, the generation that vowed to stay forever young, are getting older, designing senior-friendly gyms and becoming their own personal trainers.

Tanning Mom to Appear in Gay Porn, 'Kings of New York.'

Tanning Mom to Appear in Gay Porn, 'Kings of New York.': NEW YORK — Patricia Krentcil or “Tanning Mom,” as she has been dubbed by the tabloid machine, will make a cameo performance in Lucas Entertainment's second season of the gay porn drama, “Kings of New York.” Writer/director Marc told XBIZ that they ...

Findings provide new explanation of how many mental disorders develop


Findings provide new explanation of how many mental disorders develop

Researchers say the findings provide a new explanation of how many mental disorders develop - via damage to brain tissues associated with abnormal levels of inflammation-related proteins and cells found in the blood and brains of people with mental ...

Native American remains at Nebraska museum to be buried in mid-Michigan


Native American remains at Nebraska museum to be buried in mid-Michigan

MOUNT PLEASANT — The remains of Native Americans that were housed at the University of Nebraska State Museum are expected to be buried at a cemetery in mid-Michigan. The Morning Sun of Mount Pleasant reports a ceremony is planned Friday at the ...

Grant-Lee Phillips exploring Native American heritage in latest album, Ark show

Grant-Lee Phillips exploring Native American heritage in latest album, Ark show: Phillips has Native American and European heritage on both sides of his family. "My great-grandmother, on my mom's side, was full blooded Creek," says Phillips in an e-mail interview from a tour stop in Norway. "She died before I was born, but I knew ...

Obama's Evolution On Gay Marriage

Obama's Evolution On Gay Marriage:
"It would be very important for us, for the United States to make clear that this is a matter that affects the lives of all Americans, it's the Constitution for all America," said Theodore Olson, an attorney representing two gay couples challenging ...


ABC News

Gay Minnesotans come to see history

Gay Minnesotans come to see history: PAUL -- Gay Minnesotans and their supporters streamed into the Minnesota Capitol today expecting to witness history. They sang “America” and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” and celebrated, anticipating senators to approve gay marriage this afternoon.

JCPS Suspensions Downs; Struggle for African-American Students Continues

JCPS Suspensions Downs; Struggle for African-American Students Continues: But while suspension numbers have also dropped for African-American students, 5.9 percent or 460 suspensions going into the last few weeks of school, their percentage of the total suspension population has slightly increased from 63 to 66 percent of ...




Wet Seal to settle Pennsylvania race discrimination suit for $7.5 million

Wet Seal to settle Pennsylvania race discrimination suit for $7.5 million: Wet Seal has agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle a class action discrimination case that originated when three African-American store workers from Delaware County filed a complaint last year claiming Wet Seal, Inc. fired them because they didn't fit ...

More Than 50000 March In Chile For LGBT Rights

More Than 50000 March In Chile For LGBT Rights: In Santiago, Chile, more than 50,000 people took to the streets to march in support of gay and trans rights. Among those demonstrating on Saturday were celebrities, several presidential candidates, the European Union ambassador and popular folk singer ...

Venezuela exceeds 300000 satellite TV users

Venezuela exceeds 300000 satellite TV users: Venezuela's satellite platform has 48 television channels and 20 audio signals which offer a wide selection of national and international programmes. Venezuela's Government has reinforced its agreement with Argentina to expand the DTT network through ...

A Statistical Analysis of Venezuela's Elections

A Statistical Analysis of Venezuela's Elections: Capriles immediately demanded a full “recount,” and the Obama administration joined him, saying that it would not recognize the new president until there was a 100 percent audit of the paper receipts produced by Venezuela's voting machines. Capriles ...




Haiti - Social : For better risk management

Haiti - Social : For better risk management:
Last week, the Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC), the National Centre for Geo Spatial Information (CNIGS) and the international organizations Oxfam and Welthungerhilfe (German Agro Action) launched a project in the department of North East ...


Haitilibre.com

Drugs, violence in Mexico, Central America fueled by demand in US


Drugs, violence in Mexico, Central America fueled by demand in US

On his recent visit to Central America, President Obama stated that one of the main reasons that Central American countries have been greatly affected by drug trafficking is the high prevalence of poverty and lack of opportunities among their citizens ...

Mexican priest visits Dallas seeking changes in immigration policies


Mexican priest visits Dallas seeking changes in immigration policies

Solalinde also believes deportations are up from Mexico to Central America in the first five months of the new administration of President Enrique Peña Nieto. But many return to Mexico because of the violence in countries like Honduras, Guatemala and ...

Central American ethanol shipment to land in Europe by late May: report

Central American ethanol shipment to land in Europe by late May: report: A tanker carrying around 10,000 mt (12,680 cu m) of ethanol loading in the west coast of Central America is due for arrival in the European ports of Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp by late May, according to a shipping report by broker SPI Marine. Ethanol ...

Mexico to Colombia Pipeline under Study

Mexico to Colombia Pipeline under Study: A pipeline that runs from Mexico to Colombia, passing through Central America was one of the options discussed at the last summit of the Central American Integration System and the United States as a solution to power generation, he said to the press.




El Salvador's officials are playing Russian roulette with young woman's life

El Salvador's officials are playing Russian roulette with young woman's life: By Esther Major, Central America researcher at Amnesty International. Less than a month ago, few people knew who Beatriz was. But over the last few days and weeks the horrific plight of this 22-year-old woman in El Salvador has inundated social media ...

Central America natives excel in finance, health care administration

Central America natives excel in finance, health care administration:
A pair of Houston-area students originally from Central America were the top graduating students this spring in the University of Houston-Victoria School of Business Administration. For their academic excellence, Gisela Azimi-Shooshtari, of Sugar Land ...


Victoria Advocate

Has the Obama Administration Finally Discovered Latin America?

Has the Obama Administration Finally Discovered Latin America?: (Memo: Don't call Latin America our “backyard” as Secretary of State John Kerry did last month.) Second, the Obama Administration is suddenly interested in Latin America and the Caribbean after four years of indifference. Obama just completed a trip to ...

Latin America can learn from Europe's mistakes

Latin America can learn from Europe's mistakes: Von Waldersee assigned a very special role to Latin America within Europe's general quest for allies for globalization, which was not only about economic partnerships — the EU sees this region as uniquely sharing European cultures and values, thus ...