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lunes, 20 de mayo de 2013

Our opposition to the death penalty is absurd. Here's why

Our opposition to the death penalty is absurd. Here's why:
This morning, from America, comes the news that “the war on terror will last another 20 years” according to the Pentagon. ... Naturally, liberals who wince at the death penalty would stress that wars and “interventions” and military killings are ...


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New book examines how U.S. churches deal with gay members

New book examines how U.S. churches deal with gay members:
Salt Lake Tribune - Journalist Jeff Chu, a gay Christian who was raised Southern Baptist, recently told a Salt Lake City audience how he came to an understanding of one of America's most notorious evangelical churches: the Westboro Baptist Church in ...


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Latinos May Need More Than 'Miracle' to Prosper in Texas

Latinos May Need More Than 'Miracle' to Prosper in Texas: Credit Veronica Zaragovia for KUT News. Latino unemployment in the U.S. is higher than the national average, though in Texas, Latinos may have more low-wage opportunities. Pictured here a woman sells food at the Historic Market Square in San Antonio.

Santiago Marijuana March Calls for Legal Cultivation

Santiago Marijuana March Calls for Legal Cultivation: The protest, coordinated by Movimental, called for a new drug policy in Chile that will legalize self-cultivation for personal use. SANTIAGO — The marijuana march was characterized by an amiable air and it was very well attended by people from all ...

Kenna Cottman: An example of African-American excellence - Insight News

Kenna Cottman: An example of African-American excellence - Insight News:
WE WIN children have been studying the accomplishments of African-American women leaders in Minnesota. They created posters and life-sized mannequins of Cottman. They also learned that Cottman is an extraordinary mother, teacher, dancer, and ...


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Cannes: 26-year-old African-American is one to watch

Cannes: 26-year-old African-American is one to watch: Aged just 26, from a modest background, African-American director Ryan Coogler is being tipped at the Cannes Film Festival as a dazzling new talent. His first feature movie, “Fruitvale Station”, featuring in Cannes' “Un Certain Regard” competition ...


Black museum on schedule for 2015 opening

Black museum on schedule for 2015 opening: nmaahc.si.edu. Construction on the National African American Museum continues on pace. With its foundation laid, the National Museum of African American History and Culture is starting to take shape on its five-acre site near the Washington Monument.

Brazil Economists Forecast 2013 Growth Below 3% for First Time

Brazil Economists Forecast 2013 Growth Below 3% for First Time: Brazil's economy has struggled to recover from last year's expansion of 0.9 percent as accelerating inflation undermines consumer demand. While economists raised their 12-month inflation forecast to 5.64 percent from 5.57 percent, they maintained their ...


Brazil Swap Rates Rise on Tombini Inflation Stance; Real Slips

Brazil Swap Rates Rise on Tombini Inflation Stance; Real Slips: Brazil's swap rates rose, reversing an earlier drop, as speculation the central bank will step up the pace of borrowing-cost increases overshadowed a report showing analysts reduced their 2013 growth forecasts. Swap rates on the contract due in January ...

No More Poverty Provides Support to Charities Serving Impoverished Children ...

No More Poverty Provides Support to Charities Serving Impoverished Children ...: No More Poverty and its co-founders Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi are new supporters of two charities working together to provide safe housing and education to the needy children of Southeast Asia. Global Family collaborates with international ...

Kids Count book ID's issues facing Delaware's children [video]


Kids Count book ID's issues facing Delaware's children [video]

Kids Count director Janice Barlow says while that increase is expected in light of the recent recession, there's some indication that the child poverty rate might not improve in the near future. "Studies have shown that directly following a recession ...

Mexico's Drug War 2013: Vigilante Militia Act As Police, Say They Will Provide ...

Mexico's Drug War 2013: Vigilante Militia Act As Police, Say They Will Provide ...:
In provincial Mexican communities where drug cartels have for years operated with something akin to impunity, homegrown vigilante groups have begun to spring up, making arrests, staging public trials and dispensing punishment to alleged criminals ...


Latin Times

LATAM suspends flights to Argentina for a day in protest at Intercargo

LATAM suspends flights to Argentina for a day in protest at Intercargo:
LAN Argentina (4M, Buenos Aires Aeroparque Jorge Newberry (AEP)) and its affiliated LATAM Group carriers on Friday halted all flights to and from Argentina for the time being in protest at Argentine state-run groundhandling operator, Intercargo's ...


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Anderson Cooper, lesbian teen, NYC hate crime

Anderson Cooper, lesbian teen, NYC hate crime:
Gay “Saturday Night Live” wedding puts Coop at alter with Bill Hader, teen fights statutory rape charge over same-sex relationship, gay man shot dead in latest anti-gay New York attack, Boy Scouts head toward Thursday vote, Rubio shouted down over gay ...


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Buenos Aires province teachers threaten to strike again

Buenos Aires province teachers threaten to strike again: The Buenos Aires province teachers' union announced in a press briefing today they will continue protesting "until the government improves the 22.6 percent wage hike offer." If that doesn't happen in the next hours, they will renew the call for 48-hour ...

Tango Festival Brings Buenos Aires To Berlin

Tango Festival Brings Buenos Aires To Berlin: "The biggest place where you can dance tango is of course Buenos Aires, but Berlin comes directly afterwards, so Berlin is actually the Buenos Aires of Europe," says Felix Naschke, a DJ at Roter Salon. Tango nights are called “milongas,” and Naschke ...

Fatal shooting may be hate crime say NY Police

Fatal shooting may be hate crime say NY Police: Another two men are also in police custody in connection with the shooting. Openly gay New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced that the incident is being investigated as a hate crime. “I am horrified to learn that last night, a gay man ...


Central America's Smallholder Farms Too Reliant on Coffee Income ...

Central America's Smallholder Farms Too Reliant on Coffee Income ...: The coffee leaf rust crisis in Central America has gotten people talking about diversification, as a majority of Central American smallholder farms rely solely on ...

Local mix and sauce firm eyes expansion into South Africa, Latin America


Local mix and sauce firm eyes expansion into South Africa, Latin America

“We are in fact looking at possibly expanding our market to South Africa this year and in the future Central America because these are big markets we have not yet tapped,” he said. Mallari said there are a lot of opportunities to export because “our ...

Americas Coalition Puts Marijuana Legalization Up for Discussion

Americas Coalition Puts Marijuana Legalization Up for Discussion: ... the country with the heaviest drug consumption and one that has spent several billion dollars on drug interdiction in the Americas, only to find that marijuana and cocaine continue to flow heavily and that violence has surged in Mexico and Central ...

Same Sex Marriage's Success In Latin America

Same Sex Marriage's Success In Latin America: Same Sex Marriage's Success In Latin America. Brazil is poised to be the third country in Latin America to legalize same-sex marriage, following Argentina and Uruguay. How have machismo and Catholicism made room for legal recognition of gay rights?


American Sportswear to Boost Tommy Hilfiger Distribution Operations with ...

American Sportswear to Boost Tommy Hilfiger Distribution Operations with ...: The American Sportswear Group is the distributor of Tommy Hilfiger and Hilfiger Denim products for Latin America and the Caribbean, excluding Brazil and Mexico. Since 1986, the company has successfully taken the diversity of products under the Tommy ...

Central China woos Latin American investors

Central China woos Latin American investors: Central China's Henan province said on Saturday it will try to create a more amicable investment environment for Latin American countries, in a bid to further lure investors from the Caribbean adjacent region amid China's economic slowdown. "We will ...


10 South American Youngsters Outside of Brazil and Argentina Bound for Europe


10 South American Youngsters Outside of Brazil and Argentina Bound for Europe

South America has produced some of the finest football players the world has ever seen, with much of the attention rightfully focused on the talents of Brazil and Argentina. While that is fair enough, it must also be said that there has been plenty of ...

Attack Of The Crazy Ants: Invasive Species Spreading Throughout US Gulf Coast

Attack Of The Crazy Ants: Invasive Species Spreading Throughout US Gulf Coast:
The invasive species originates from South America and is known as Nylanderia fulva, or tawny crazy ants, according to Geoffrey Mohan of the Los Angeles Times. Normally found in northern Argentina and southern Brazil, they were first discovered in the ...


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