Saturday, January 25, 2014

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's Zapatistas Community [Photos]  via
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1/25/2014 Facing the New Conquistador: Indigenous Rights and Repression in Rafael Correa’s  via

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Above: Ecuador President Rafael Correa. Photo: Presidencia de la República del Ecuador
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Above: Carlos Perez (Photo Robin Oisín Llewellyn)
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Above: Cecilia Velasque (Photo Robin Oisín Llewellyn)
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1/25/2014  Cooling down Mexico's troubled Hot Land via

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Mexican soldiers inspect a checkpoint manned by members of a self-defense militia, who block a road to impede the possible access of the Knights Templar drug cartel, in Mexico's Michoacan state. (Ulises Ruiz Basurto / European Pressphoto Agency / January 19, 2014)
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1/25/2014  Former NY Mayor Bloomberg Says  Reform Key To GOP Future
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1/25/2014  Latin America and Spain: Shoe on the other foot via  
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1/25/2014   Erupts In Rare Protest In Eastern Part Of Country via  
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1/25/2014  Latina GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful Says Texas Should Take Lead On via
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Miriam Martínez, a Mexican-American who went from being a TV news anchor to try and become the first Latina governor in the history of the Lone Star state.
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1/24/2014  Groups Mobilize To Register  Voters, After Fewer Than Half Of Them Voted In 2012 via

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1/24/2014  Lynching is still a common practice across Latin America
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A Guatemalan mob lynched this man suspected of being a hired assassin.
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1/24/2014  Anaya’s Visit to Peltier Boosts Clemency Efforts via    
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On Friday, American Indian Movement member Leonard Peltier, left, was visited in prison by James Anaya, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
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1/24/2014  draws over $7 billion in foreign investment at Davos
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Mexico's Finance Minister Luis Videgaray looks on after handing in the fiscal reforms to congressmen at the Congress building in Mexico City September 8, 2013.
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 Human Rights Watch Blasts U.S. Immigration ‘Abuses,' Again via  
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Adelanto, CA - November 15: A guard escorts an immigrant detainee from his 'segregation cell' back into the general population at the Adelanto Detention Facility on November 15, 2013 in Adelanto, California. Most detainees in segregation cells are sent there for fighting with other immigrants, according to guards. The facility, the largest and newest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), detention center in California, houses an average of 1,100 immigrants in custody pending a decision | John Moore via Getty Images
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 City Asks Residents And Tourists The Unthinkable: 'Drink The Water' via  
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In this Jan. 7, 2014 photo, a restaurant worker collects filtered water in a glass for a patron in Mexico City. Bad tap water accounts in part for Mexico being the highest consumer of bottled water and sweetened drinks. A law recently approved by Mexico City's legislators will require all restaurants to install filters, offering patrons free, apparently drinkable potable water that wont lead to stomach problems and other ailments. With an obesity epidemic looming nationwide, the citys health? | The Associated Press
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1/24/2014  National News Anchor Elizabeth Vargas Tells Millions Of Viewers Following Rehab: "I Am An Alcoholic" :

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Above: Elizabeth Vargas and Bob Woodruff pose in the studio for ABC's "World News Tonight," Monday, Dec. 5, 2005, in New York after the network's news division announced the pair would co-anchor the news show beginning Jan. 3, 2006. (AP)
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1/24/2014  Most  want government action on climate change, poll finds via  
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A new poll conducted for the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group, says Latinos strongly favor U.S. government action to fight climate change. Above, an iceberg melts in Kulusuk, Greenland. (John McConnico / @AP)
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1/23/2014   Groups to Launch Massive Voter Registration via

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About 13.7 million, or just under 60 percent, of the nation's 23.3 million adult Latino citizens were registered in 2012, but at least 2 million those didn't vote, according to the U.S. Census. Advocates say the number is much higher, as people often report voting even if they didn't.
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1/23/2014  A Different Kind Of Catholicism Grows In   Communities: Code Switch :  
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Worshippers are brought to tears at the Wednesday night Charismatic prayer meetings at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in the Bronx, New York City.
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Border Patrol: Woman said she smuggled to help husband pay debt to Zetas via  
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1/24/2013  POLITICAL EMPIRE: Donnelly video prompts  backlash
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Above: Maria Conchita Alonso
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