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jueves, 30 de mayo de 2013

NerdWallet names America's most gay-friendly cities

NerdWallet names America's most gay-friendly cities:
Do the laws support gay residents? We used the Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index to assess the municipal laws affecting LGBT residents. The index measures the equality of each city's non-discrimination laws, relationship recognition, ...


San Diego Gay & Lesbian News

Myth Busting: Are Violence & Mental Illness Significantly Related?

Myth Busting: Are Violence & Mental Illness Significantly Related?: Some researchers believe the relationship between mental illness, substance abuse, and violent behavior is more complicated than what Elbogen & Johnson found — but that “serious mental illness” is definitely a risk factor.2. So what do you do when ...

How Could Boosting Sexual Desire Affect Mental Health?

How Could Boosting Sexual Desire Affect Mental Health?: The magical sexual pill is called Lybrido. The pill is supposed to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD), according to Clinicaltrials.gov. HSDD is actually considered a mental disorder and is included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual ...

Cuban Blogger Sanchez Due Back After World Tour

Cuban Blogger Sanchez Due Back After World Tour:
Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez was heading home Thursday after a more than three-month globetrotting tour that has turned her into the most internationally recognizable face in the island's small dissident community. Sanchez tweeted a photo of herself at ...


ABC News

Guidelines needed for gay sports pioneers

Guidelines needed for gay sports pioneers: I think what we need here is a summit with ESPN, a committee of the nation's sports editors and an organization with the power to speak for gay America. And what this summit would be asked to determine is when we have a sports pioneer in the area of ...


Ten African American Child Prodigies Making a Difference

Ten African American Child Prodigies Making a Difference:
Los Angeles, CA– Throughout the world there are Children and Young Adults who are exceptionally smart, talented and gifted. Listed below are several African American Child Geniuses who are changing the World around them. If you know of a Child or ...


Inland Valley News

Coors is an official sponsor of the Puerto Rican Day Parade. (Boricuas For A ...

Coors is an official sponsor of the Puerto Rican Day Parade. (Boricuas For A ...:
Critics of Coors Light's participation in New York City's Puerto Rican Day Parade have vowed to continue their protest, despite a call by parade organizers that they stand down. Complaints by Manhattan politicians and advocacy groups began earlier this ...


ABC News

Puerto Rico to boost agriculture sector with help from food stamp recipients

Puerto Rico to boost agriculture sector with help from food stamp recipients

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico's governor has launched a plan to help revive the island's agriculture industry through a local food stamp program. Alejandro Garcia Padilla says a new farmers market will operate twice a month in different parts of ...

The Women of OFEDA and Bloggers for Haiti

The Women of OFEDA and Bloggers for Haiti: A few months ago I asked my husband if he would be open to our spending our vacation in Haiti. We would be traveling with the Bloggers for Haiti contingent, which was funded in part by a grant from the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund (CBHF) and a scholarship ...

Faith effort creates solar ovens for Haiti

Faith effort creates solar ovens for Haiti

Haiti traditionally has been the poorest country in the Americas and as more and more trees have been cut down to make charcoal for fuel, hurricanes and mudslides have been able to erode away the most fertile topsoil. Haiti, where the average income is ...

US vice president warns Brazil not to lag behind on trade

US vice president warns Brazil not to lag behind on trade: RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden encouraged Brazil on Wednesday to open its economy further to keep up with free trade trends worldwide as he started a visit aimed at boosting business between the two largest economies in the ...

Venezuela and Colombia in row over Capriles meeting

Venezuela and Colombia in row over Capriles meeting:
A row has erupted between Venezuela and Colombia after Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos met Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles. Mr Capriles is seeking support for contesting his narrow loss in April's Venezuelan presidential ...


BBC News

Study Up For 'Think': Death Threats In A Day's Work

Study Up For 'Think': Death Threats In A Day's Work: Whatever you do, he said, don't cover drug trafficking or organized crime. Corchado hops back and forth across the border tracking those very beats as Mexico bureau chief for The Dallas Morning News. He'll talk about the drug war, the two countries he ...

Visualizing the Drug Economy in 3D

Visualizing the Drug Economy in 3D: In Mexico, up to $29 billion spent by Americans on illegal drugs goes straight into the pocket of drug cartels. The violence surrounding the cartels and the Mexican government's prosecution of the cartels has been completely devastating to the country.


Honduras gang truce offers 'peace from depths of hell'

Honduras gang truce offers 'peace from depths of hell':
Their ranks swelled in the United States with young men fleeing civil war in Central America throughout the 1980s. Many were subsequently deported for crimes committed in the US, exporting their gang ties with them and spawning large affiliates across ...


Channel 4 News

Coffee Supply Questions: Fungus Raises Production Costs For Central ...

Coffee Supply Questions: Fungus Raises Production Costs For Central ...

The coffee growing regions of Central America are in a state of concern as they deal with a fungal infestation known as roya, or more commonly, "coffee rust." Roya attacks the leaves of the coffee trees leaving orange-colored spores (hence the name ...

Protect our waters, secure our future

Protect our waters, secure our future: Central America continues to mature as a region through geopolitical partnerships such as the Central American Integration System, or SICA. But much of that progress is now at risk due in large part to increasingly linked illegal activities occurring ...


Latin America playing a risky game by welcoming in the Chinese dragon

Latin America playing a risky game by welcoming in the Chinese dragon: The Chinese president, Xi Jinping, travels to the US and Latin America this week, for the first time since he took office in March. What a difference a decade makes. Ten years ago, there would hardly have been any fanfare about a Chinese visit to the ...

China-Latin America economic cooperation gains momentum: MOC

China-Latin America economic cooperation gains momentum: MOC: BEIJING, May 30 (Xinhua) -- Economic and trade cooperation between China and Latin America has gained momentum and been applied to more sectors, a spokesman for China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said on Thursday. Shen Danyang said the rapid ...

K-Pop Culture Rising in Latin America

K-Pop Culture Rising in Latin America: LIMA, Peru – Move on North America, the east is rising in Latin America. Teenagers throughout Latin America have long looked north for pop music inspiration. Now the East is rising, with a large and enthusiastic cult of fans in some countries following ...


Latin America Boom Starts to Fade

Latin America Boom Starts to Fade: A decadelong commodity boom in Latin America that lifted millions out of poverty is showing signs of fatigue, as fading demand in China hits consumers and corporate earnings from Bogotá to Brasilia. The latest evidence of a regional slowdown came ...

Brazil's Growth Disappoints, but Commodities Aren't the Whole Story

Brazil's Growth Disappoints, but Commodities Aren't the Whole Story: Like other big commodities producers in Latin America, Brazil's economy grew less than expected in the first quarter, hit by falling commodities prices amid lackluster global growth. But unlike most of its neighbors in the region, Brazil's economy is ...

Obesity growing fastest in Africa and Latin America: UN | The Raw ...

Obesity growing fastest in Africa and Latin America: UN | The Raw ...: Once considered only a problem in high-income countries like the United States, where nearly 70 percent of the adult population is overweight, obesity is now growing fastest in developing nations in Africa and Latin America, according to the ...


Argentine prosecutor accuses Iran of terror plots

Argentine prosecutor accuses Iran of terror plots: BUENOS AIRES — A top Argentine prosecutor formally accused Iran on Wednesday of opening secret intelligence stations in several South American countries to plan and conduct terror attacks. Prosecutor Alberto Nisman filed a 502-page indictment ...

Iran built South American terror network, Argentinian prosecutor finds

Iran built South American terror network, Argentinian prosecutor finds

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) — The Argentinian prosecutor in the AMIA Jewish center bombing case accused Iran of building clandestine intelligence stations in South American countries from which to launch terror attacks. Prosecutor Alberto Nisman's ...