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El Salvador Presidential Election Polls Show Tight Race

El Salvador presidential election polls show tight race
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Opinion surveys have shown an extremely tight race, especially with the entrance of a new third party run by a former conservative president with family members tied to notorious corruption cases. More than 20 years after the end of a civil war in … Read more on Los Angeles Times

 

Canadians prefer Super Bowl TV ads to game itself; survey suggests
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TORONTO – The millions of Canadians tuning in the Super Bowl on Sunday night are more eager to take in the lavish television ads than the football game itself, a new survey suggests. A recent Harris/Decima poll found that while a third of Canadians … Read more on Brandon Sun

 

How Come Mexican Felipe Calderon Sees No Human Rights Abuse in His Own Country Juárez Rivals the Most?

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How come Mexican Felipe Calderon sees no human rights abuse in his own country Juárez rivals the most dangerous cities in the world ? The murder rate in Juárez rivals the most dangerous cities in the world and is more typical of regions where government has collapsed, an expert on homicides said.The violence continued during the weekend, including a shootout involving the Mexican army that resulted in the arrest of three women and five men suspected in killings, extortion and arsons in the Valley of Juárez.
More than 5,300 people have been slain in the Juárez area since the start of a war between the Sinaloa and Juárez drug cartels in 2008.

Heat Wave, Ancient Rude Graffiti and More World News 1-20-13

Heat wave, ancient rude graffiti and more world news 1-20-13
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With the help of the Texarkana, Texas Fire Department, Texarkana Animal Control Officer Rocky Childress pulls a dog from a sewer drainage pipe on Smith Street Friday afternoon. Officers were notified of the dog by residents across the street. They were … Read more on San Francisco Chronicle

 

Homicides on the decline in Guatemala, El Salvador
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… ex-members of the feared MS-13 and Barrio 18 street gangs into a “reinsertion” program that includes faith-based rehabilitation through local churches, psychological treatment by the state health authority, workshop space loaned by the municipality … Read more on Alaska Dispatch

 

Central American Presidents Hold Drug Legalization Summit,How Would It Effect the U.S., if They Legalize Drugs?

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In a historic meeting in Antigua, Guatemala, Saturday, three Central American heads of state attended a regional summit to discuss alternatives to the current drug prohibition regime, which has left their countries wracked by violence. No consensus was reached and three other regional leaders failed to attend, but for the first time, regional leaders have met explicitly to discuss ending the war on drugs as we know it.

We have realized that the strategy in the fight against drug trafficking in the past 40 years has failed. We have to look for new alternatives,” said the host, Guatemalan President Oscar Pérez Molina, a former army general who first called for such a meeting last month, shortly after taking office. “We must end the myths, the taboos, and tell people you have to discuss it, debate it.”