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miércoles, 22 de mayo de 2013

Teen Vogue's First African American Beauty Director Elaine Welteroth on Diversity


Teen Vogue's First African American Beauty Director Elaine Welteroth on Diversity

Recent masthead shake-ups have unearthed a new generation of young, ethnically diverse beauty editors—and they're bringing a fresh perspective on beauty to traditional media. As young women of color come into power in the industry, there's an ...

Woman with severe mental disorder wins right to have abortion ...


Woman with severe mental disorder wins right to have abortion ...

A pregnant woman with a severe mental disorder has been given the right to have an abortion after doctors said she lacked the capacity to make the choice.

Being Completely Normal Living With a Mental Illness

Being Completely Normal Living With a Mental Illness: When Jane was a teenager, after several episodes of erratic and abnormal behavior she was sent to psychiatric treatment. Not yet diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she found her exams to be the "look at the inkblots and tell me what you see" approach.

Hoarding, cannabis withdrawal now mental illnesses

Hoarding, cannabis withdrawal now mental illnesses: Hoarding, cannabis withdrawal and a severe version of PMS are among the new mental illnesses added to the updated Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The DSM is the unofficial bible that mental health professionals in North America ...

Haiti to improve future outlook on health and job creation

Haiti to improve future outlook on health and job creation:
The Board of Directors of the World Bank has approved a $70 million grant to Haiti to increase access to maternal and child basic health services, while the whole economy will benefit from another grant for $20 million, which will improve the country's ...


Ghana Business News

Open hearts give Haitian patient a 2nd chance

Open hearts give Haitian patient a 2nd chance: Naperville resident Pat O'Donnell learned of Toussaint's case when her husband visited Haiti for a missions trip. There he shared a room with Dr. John Carroll, a doctor from Peoria who runs the non-profit organization, Haitian Hearts. Haitian Hearts ...

Eviction fears haunt Haiti camps after attacks

Eviction fears haunt Haiti camps after attacks: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Attorney Reynold Georges showed up with a judge and a police officer on a recent afternoon at Camp Acra, a cluster of tents and plywood shelters scattered across rocky hills dotted with trees in the heart of the Haitian ...

Seven Seas Water Names Claudio Baldovino President, South America

Seven Seas Water Names Claudio Baldovino President, South America: He is a Commercial Engineer from the Universidad de Chile. He will be based out of Seven Seas' South American headquarters in Santiago, Chile. Commenting on his new position, Mr. Baldovino said, "Seven Seas is a leader in build, own and operate water ...

An Unlikely Location for Luxury

An Unlikely Location for Luxury:
Haiti remains the poorest country in the hemisphere, and a high-end hotel in a residential community just beyond the dusty warren of streets in its capital seems incongruous. But this 106-room Best Western has embraced its surroundings, or at least a ...


New York Times

Argentine dictator Videla's burial protested

Argentine dictator Videla's burial protested:
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentines in the hometown of former dictator Jorge Rafael Videla are upset at the prospect that he may be buried there. Videla died Friday at age 87 while serving a life term for crimes against humanity for his leadership of ...


Lexington Herald Leader

Pro-Israel lobbies angry at Iran-Argentina MoU

Pro-Israel lobbies angry at Iran-Argentina MoU:
In Argentina, pro-Israel lobbies have renewed their criticism of a deal between Buenos Aires and Tehran to jointly probe the 19-94 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires. This shortly after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad approved the ...


Press TV

AFIP raids headquarters of Kenneth Dart's company in Buenos Aires

AFIP raids headquarters of Kenneth Dart's company in Buenos Aires: AFIP tax agency officials today raided the headquarters of foam-cup maker Dart Sudamericana SRL, owned by billionaire Kenneth Dart, Argentina's largest private creditor. The company is located in Pilar district, in the Northern area of Buenos Aires ...

Monmouth Sees Rise in Child Poverty

Monmouth Sees Rise in Child Poverty: Monmouth County saw a rise in child poverty but a drop in juvenile arrests, according to the annual New Jersey Kids Count rankings, a report on child well- being in the state. The rankings measure progress in improving the lives of children in various ...


Venezuela in psychological war: Maduro

Venezuela in psychological war: Maduro: The recording purports to capture a conversation between Silva and Aramis Palacios, a Cuban intelligence chief, that according to Garcia was held days after Venezuela's 14 April presidential election. Maduro was declared the winner by a narrow margin ...

Nine Colombian Soldiers Killed in Rebel Ambush Near Venezuela

Nine Colombian Soldiers Killed in Rebel Ambush Near Venezuela: Colombian officials have frequently complained that both the ELN and the FARC launch attacks on Colombia's military then flee across the border into Venezuela for refuge, with little fear of being tracked down by authorities in Venezuela's socialist ...

Brazil Faces Budget Dilemma in Face of Stagflation


Brazil Faces Budget Dilemma in Face of Stagflation

Brazil's government faces an intractable budget dilemma this year–how to meet surplus targets against a background of stalled growth and persistent inflation. The government Wednesday complied with an annual budget ritual, temporarily freezing a ...

Private Prisons Equal Big Business

Private Prisons Equal Big Business: That high fee helps Correction Corp. of America (CCA), the prison's private operator, rake in between $30 million and $50 million a year, according to the Northwest Washington, D.C.-based government watchdog, Think Progress. Private prison operators ...

Three MORE gay men brutally beaten just hours after massive rally to protest ...


Three MORE gay men brutally beaten just hours after massive rally to protest ...

Saturday's shooting scene is a few blocks from the Stonewall Inn, the site of 1969 riots that helped give rise to gay rights when patrons reacted to police harassment. The violence follows a spate of recent bias attacks on gay men in New York, but this ...

A Prolonged Stay: The Reasons Behind The Slow Pace Of Executions

A Prolonged Stay: The Reasons Behind The Slow Pace Of Executions: said Clive Stafford Smith, a British-American, who was a death penalty lawyer in the South for many years before founding Reprieve. "You can make it not worth their while to allow their drugs in executions." The effectiveness of Reprieve's campaign ...

Government austerity measures could increase child poverty, warn ...

Government austerity measures could increase child poverty, warn ...: Read Government austerity measures could increase child poverty, warn doctors and the latest childcare & early years news & best practice via RSS on Nursery ...

America's Bubble Economy Is Going To Become ... - Prison Planet.com

America's Bubble Economy Is Going To Become ... - Prison Planet.com: And most Americans seem to think that if the Dow keeps setting new all-time highs that everything must be okay. Sadly, that is not the case at all. Right now, the U.S. economy is exhibiting all of the classic symptoms of a bubble economy.

Arrest in latest anti-gay attack in New York City


Arrest in latest anti-gay attack in New York City

Arrest in latest anti-gay attack in New York City Associated Press |. A man has been arrested in connection with one of several anti-gay attacks in recent days in New York City. Police say Gornell Roman was charged Wednesday with assault and aggravated ...

Biden: Jewish leaders helped gay marriage succeed

Biden: Jewish leaders helped gay marriage succeed: Jewish leaders in the media are in large part responsible for American acceptance of gay marriage, Vice President Biden said Tuesday night. “I believe what affects the movements in America, what affects our attitudes in America are as much the culture ...


Women 40% more likely than men to develop mental illness, study finds

Women 40% more likely than men to develop mental illness, study finds:
Women are up to 40% more likely than men to develop mental health conditions, according to new analysis by a clinical psychologist at Oxford University. The finding, based on analysis of epidemiological studies from the UK, US, Europe, Australia and ...


The Guardian

Cuba lifts import ban on domestic appliances

Cuba lifts import ban on domestic appliances:
In 2011 Cuba resumed local sales of domestic appliances in response to demand and to support private small businesses launched under the economic reforms of the current president, Raul Castro. Authorities have continued to stress the importance of ...


The Guardian