Friday, May 27, 2011

Argentina/México.- Fernandez de Kirchner will meet with Calderón to close economic agreements

BUENOS AIRES, 27 May. Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez on Saturday travel to Mexico to meet with President Felipe Calderón, and comply with the invitation that was postponed last April as a result of arterial hypotension box that forced him to stay in bed. The president will leave for Mexico City accompanied by his Executive and 200 entrepreneurs who seek investment opportunities in Mexico and offer projects estimated at U.S.

EEUU/Iberoam.- A representative of the U.S. Secretary of State will travel to Colombia and Brazil next week

WASHINGTON, 27 May. The U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, Andrew Shapiro, travel to Colombia and Brazil between May 30 and June 3, as confirmed on Friday the U.S. administration. Shapiro will remain on Colombian soil 30 and 31 May, during which visit Tolemaida air base to observe the training of security forces in Colombia and will meet with senior military officers and civilians in Bogotá in order to "build an initiative on security cooperation to address common challenges "in this case.

Serbia, Tadic: "Ratko Mladic is arrested" Wanted: 15 years for genocide

After Radovan Karadzic, the Serbian police have arrested one of the last executioners in the Bosnian war: Ratko Mladic, 69, the military leader of the Serbian Republic of Bosnia, creator of the siege of Sarajevo and the Srebrenica massacre. "I'm glad I lived long enough to have seen the arrest of Mladic, who deserves nothing but to end his days in jail," said Munira Subasic of the Association 'Mothers of Srebrenica'.

Alassane Ouattara sought help from the international community

The Ivorian president, Alassane Ouattara, said that Côte d'Ivoire needs 15 to 20 billion euros in aid and seeks G8 countries currently meeting in Deauville for it. Declared winner of presidential elections in November, he faced several months of his predecessor, Laurent Gbagbo, who challenged the vote and refused to leave power.

A crisis that ended with the arrest of Laurent Gbagbo on 11 April. "Côte d'Ivoire needs 15 to 20 billion euros out of poverty and economic agony and I count on the G8," he told Europe 1 radio the new Ivorian President invited to the summit in Deauville. "President Nicolas Sarkozy has planned a program of debt reduction and development of two billion euros.

Brazil .- Communications International Brazil 2014 will be in Rio de Janeiro

ZURICH, May 27. The International Broadcast Centre (IBC) World Cup Brazil 2014 will be located in Rio de Janeiro, as decided at the second meeting of the board of the FIFA and the Organizing Committee held in Zurich. FIFA experts have analyzed the three candidates: Brasilia, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro and have chosen the latter because of the quality of infrastructure, the diversity of accommodation and activities available in the city, as well as its determination to assist in every possible way to IBC and its users.

Yemen, Sanaa exploding arsenal: 28 victims' embassies reduce staff

And 'the provisional report of 28 victims of the explosion in Sanaa, in a warehouse run by the family Al Ahmar. The explosion occurred during the renewed fighting broke out north of the Yemeni capital yesterday between protesters against President Ali Abdullah Saleh and the police. This was reported by Arab broadcaster 'Al Arabiya', would have died in the violence that another 24 people.

In late yesterday evening, in the region of Arhab - north of the city - the loyalist forces clashed with supporters of Sheikh Sadek al Ahmar. The authorities have suspended their flights at the airport and ordered the arrest of opposition leaders. The Sheikh, head of the important tribal confederation Hached, is one of the two sons of Sheikh Abdullah Al Ahmar.

Libya: Tripoli under the NATO bombing, bombed Misrata

NATO launched the night of Thursday to Friday a new wave of air raids on Tripoli. The regime has issued Thursday an offer of cease-fire greeted with more skepticism by Western countries supporting the insurgency that Libyan forces bombed Misrata with unparalleled vigor for several days. For the fourth consecutive night, several loud explosions resounded in the capital and a column of smoke rose above the Bab Al-Aziziah, the complex of Muammar Gaddafi.

Francia/Brasil.- Airbus said that information from the BEA on the black boxes "is consistent" with the investigation

MADRID, 27 May. The European aircraft manufacturer Airbus said Friday that information on the crash of Air France plane that crashed in 2009 in the Atlantic causing 228 dead, has been unveiled by the Office of Research and Analysis (BEA) French, a After analyzing the contents of the black boxes, is "consistent" with the preliminary reports published by the same body.

"BEA's work represents a significant step towards the identification of the complete chain of events that led to the tragic crash of Air France Flight 477 in June 2009, the aircraft manufacturer said in a statement. This information indicates that the pilots of Air France which fell into the Atlantic in June 2009 tried for four minutes that the device does not crash into the sea, an event that ultimately was causing the crash of the apparatus with the nose raised, according to the statement issued BEA after the first analysis of the black boxes of crashed appliance, which were recently recovered along with part of the fuselage and the remains of the deceased.

Turkey, seven wounded in the blast in Istanbul Follow the trail of the separatist Kurdish

There are at least seven injured - including a policeman - in the explosion took place this morning in Istanbul. The bomb detonated next to a bus stop in Etiler, residential and shopping district of the Turkish city around 9 am local time (8 in Italy). It was a "bomb of medium potential," says the Turkish police, "placed on an electric bicycle" is next door.

The area was immediately evacuated, for fear of an explosion. The bomb, according to reports from local television, was under a bridge, Koc, and this has limited the impact of the explosion. In the vicinity of the explosion are the Akmerkez shopping center and a police academy. According to the initial hypothesis was disseminated from government This is the target of the attack.

Khartoum ready to negotiate with the South Sudan

The party in power in Sudan is ready to negotiate with the South Sudan on the disputed enclave of Abyei and announced a resumption of talks between the two parties this Saturday in Addis Ababa. "We are open" to negotiations, said Thursday night Al-Dirdiri Mohammed Ahmed, in charge of the Abyei at the National Congress Party (NCP in power).

"We have a meeting May 28 in Addis Ababa (...) organized by the African Union, we hope that we will reach a compromise on a number of points," said Mohamed Al-Dirdiri. Representatives of the NCP, SPLM (Sudan People's Liberation of Sudan, in power in South Sudan), and the head of the panel of the AU on Sudan, former South African President Thabo Mbeki will attend, he said.

Eight injured in a bombing in Lebanon against Italian convoy of UNIFIL

.- At least eight people, six Italians and two Lebanese have been wounded in an attack today against an Italian convoy Interim Force in Lebanon United Nations (UNIFIL), told Efe and Lebanese military sources said force. "Among the wounded Italians are two very serious," Efe said a Lebanese military source, who said he had already begun investigations.

Although initially there was talk of the possibility that there were casualties, sources of UNIFIL in Lebanon confirmed to EFE that there were only eight wounded, and explained that the explosion was very strong. The two Lebanese who were injured were in place at the time of the explosion.

The anti-mining protests in Peru election threat

A new social overflow shakes Peru, on the eve of the second round of presidential elections on 5 June. The population of the highland region of Puno, on the border with Bolivia, has been mobilized in large numbers to demand that the government of Alan García to declare their land free of mining and, specifically, to repeal a bill by allowing the operation to Santa Ana mine after 20 days of protests, over 10,000 people, mostly ethnic Aymara, have taken the city of Puno, blocked the main roads in the region, businesses looted and burned vehicles.

Francia/Brasil.- Air France highlights the "professionalism" of the pilots of Rio-Paris flight

PARIS, 27 May. Air France said the "professionalism" of the pilots of the Rio-Paris flight, which crashed into the Atlantic on June 1, 2009 and killed its 228 occupants, after learning the contents of the black boxes revealed by the note Bureau of Investigation and Aviation Safety Analysis (BEA). "The crew and the skills of the three pilots demonstrate their professionalism and commitment to the end in the conduct of the flight of Air France and that honors them," the airline said in a statement.

Effect of Bin Laden, soon body scanners at European airports

Surprisingly, the transport committee of the European Parliament paves the way for the introduction of body scanners at airports in EU countries. With yesterday's vote, MEPs seem to have surpassed the historical doubts on the effectiveness and respect for the rights of passengers of this technology. It also leaves the possibility, aired a few weeks ago, allowing passengers to carry on board liquids over 100ml.

Yemen on the brink of civil war

Japan now seeks to protect children from new nuclear leak

.- Japan disbursed to the schools close to the nuclear power plant in Fukushima was devastated by the earthquake to remove radioactive soil surface and set a lower limit of exposure for children of school age, after increased fears about the health risks. The Ministry of Education received many criticisms and complaints in April, when it established a limit of radiation exposure for children of 20 mSv per year, the same dose as the International Commission on Radiation Protection recommended for radiation workers.

Twitter and now chief adviser to Obama also

Nobody panic. Dick Costolo Twitter will continue to lead. But Barack Obama has just given the popular chief executive of a new liability product, by integrating on the committee that advises the U.S. president on security in telecommunications. He considers his "great talent" and experience are key to national security.

While Obama used Twitter as a major weapons campaign that opened the door of the Oval Office, the service now claims to Costolo will stick to the body known as National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC), which for a quarter century brings together thirty top executives linked to telecommunications and members of the Administration.

Francia/Brasil.- Air France pilots tried for four minutes that the plane did not crash

MADRID, 27 May. Air France pilots who fell into the Atlantic in June 2009, tried for four minutes that the device does not crash into the sea, an event that ultimately was causing the crash of the apparatus with the nose up, the statement issued today by the Office of Research and Analysis (BEA, its acronym in French) after the first analysis of the black boxes of crashed appliance.

When advised of the loss of control of the aircraft, the captain was resting, so it was out of service, with the two co-pilots who took over control of the same functions. However, the BEA makes clear that the captain returned to the cabin "about a minute and a half" after the occurrence of the disconnection of the autopilot.

Nine NATO soldiers were killed Thursday in Afghanistan

Thursday, May 26 was another black day for international forces fighting since late 2001, the Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan. Nine NATO soldiers were killed. Eight of them were Americans and were victims of the explosion of homemade bombs in the south. Earlier in the day, a soldier of the Atlantic Alliance had perished in the crash, so far unexplained, a helicopter in south-east.

NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) which operates in the country has provided no details about the circumstances of the blast and did not report either the number of possible casualties. This explosion is the highlight of the deadliest for NATO since April 27. That day, eight soldiers - including several officers - and a civilian, and all Americans responsible for aviation training Afghan were killed for unknown reasons on the basis of Kabul by an Afghan soldier, a former pilot Afghan army.

Bolivia suffers from a protest at the border Peruvian indgenas

Bolivia has lived for more than 20 days, the searing experience of his confinement due to a protest by indigenous Peruvians reject mining pollution of the lake basin binational. At least five hundred trucks await the lifting of pressure measures Aymara protesters occupying a bridge from earlier this month.

So far unknown number of vehicles found on the Peruvian side in transit to Bolivia. The people of the Puno region reject the mining concession to Santa Ana in the range of 50 kilometers from the border with Bolivia, both because it violates norms of their charter as the risks of environmental pollution, their leaders say.

Rousseff defends his chief of staff, involved in a corruption scandal

BRASILIA, 27 May. (Reuters) - The president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, has defended his chief of staff, Antonio Palocci, wrapped in a case of alleged corruption by his excessive enrichment between 2007 and 2010, a period which served as a private consultant and Rep. simultaneously, leading to increase 20 times its equity.

"I regret that a case like this is being politicized," said Rousseff, while assured that Palocci "is giving all the necessary explanations to audit agencies" to dispel doubts about his honesty. The prosecution has demanded the minister to submit all relevant documents pertaining to the business at that time, before the accusations of the opposition Party of Brazilian Social Democracy (PSDB), which ensures that the politician helped his clients get a tax refund.

Obama - Cameron, the international strategy for Libya, Afghanistan and the Middle East

Increase in the intensity of the NATO raid on Libya. A plan to support the "springtime of the Arab countries", which will be announced during the G8 in Deauville. Opposition to the unilateral proclamation of a Palestinian state. These are some of the points that emerged from the most important political summit between British Prime Minister David Cameron and U.S.

President Barack Obama, who was visiting London. In the hour of talks, the two also addressed other issues: the withdrawal from Afghanistan, the need to strengthen ties with Pakistani intelligence, the peace process in the Middle East. It was a meeting in which Obama and Cameron tried to revive the Anglo-American alliance sorely tested in recent years, the emergence of a new international context.

The U.S. Congress extends Patriot Act until 2015

New York Correspondent - The U.S. Congress voted in extremis, Thursday, May 26, 2015 the renewal of the Patriot Act, the law "safe" initiated by the Bush administration and passed by legislators after the attacks of September 11, 2011 perpetrated by Al Qaeda. Already extended twice, this law greatly expands the possibilities of tapping and intercepting e-mails carried by the security services, access to information held by private companies or governments on U.S.

Thousands of Syrians take to the streets in a new day of protests

.- Thousands of Syrians took to the streets in several cities to participate in a new day of protests against the regime of Bashar al-Assad, according to opposition activists. The demonstrations are taking place in different neighborhoods of the capital, Damascus, and in the provinces and localities Altal, Homs, Alqureyah, Banias and Aleppo, according to information distributed by internet by opposition groups.

Clinton said that Bin Laden was in Pakistan support

.- The U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton said today that Pakistani authorities have admitted that "someone, somewhere" was supporting Osama Bin Laden, but reiterated that "no evidence" that the Government of country know his whereabouts. In a press conference after talks with Pakistani officials, Clinton recognized that bilateral relations are at a "tipping point" after the death of the leader of Al Qaeda at the hands of U.S.

Iberoam .- Miguel Rios, Melendi, Julieta Venegas, Daniel Martin and The Pescao act this Saturday at the Valladolid Latino

VALLADOLID, 27 May. Miguel Ríos, Julieta Venegas, Daniel Martin, The Postal Service, Maldita Nerea, Melendi, the trio Alex, George and Lena and the local New Passengers star in this Saturday, May 28, Valladolid Latino Concert to be held in the court finally Fair central Valladolid from 19.00. The New Passengers Valladolid open at that hour the concert.

Then jump onto the stage the trio of Alex Ubago, Jorge Villamizar and Lena Burke. Then comes the turn of 'The Postal Service' (guitarist of El Canto del Loco, David Otero), Julieta Venegas and Dani Martín, preceding the veteran Miguel Rios, who arrives at Valladolid Latino in the final part of his farewell tour accompanied by Rosendo Mercado and Carlos Goñi (Revolver group leader).

Very little credibility and Bible in the Peruvian campaign

In the difficult task of convincing a large mass of undecided voters, the two candidates to contest the second round of presidential elections in Peru are sparing no resources. When the rational argument is not enough to convince, is open the door to the supernatural. The first to use it was Keiko Fujimori, who swore by God that if he can not pardon to his father, exmandatario now in prison for crimes against humanity and corruption.

The summits of Nicolas Sarkozy

The sticker on the protests of the Italian DSKe

The cartoon was published in the press Clement Canadian and U.S. signed a cartoon by Gary Clement's National Post, Canadian Journal of center, has raised the official protest of the Italian ambassador in Ottawa, Andrea Meloni, and the president of the National Congress of Italian-Canadian, Michael A.

Tibolla. The sticker that you see on the side, was published May 19 in the Canadian newspaper, and also played in approval on May 22 Laugh Lines in the weekly review of the New York Times, bringing to all readers of the daily U.S. that there are many more than those of the National Post.

The location of the arrest of Mladic

Prisons in California, one death per week The judges agree: 40 thousand prisoners in freedom

More than 40 000 prisoners could be released from California prisons in the coming months. Not because of an amnesty, or the expiration of their sentence and procedural situation, but thanks to a ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States. The nine judges of the Court - a majority, 5 against, 4 - have determined that the living conditions in overcrowded and unsanitary prisons are "incompatible with the concept of human dignity." Hence the order to empty them.

In Deauville, the G8 on all fronts

The summit of G8 leaders is barely started the draft joint statement, have to be adopted at the conclusion of the event is known. Revolutions Arab governments' role in the rise of the Internet, lessons learned from the catastrophe of Fukushima, a succession of Dominique Strauss-Kahn to head the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ...

The agenda of the 37th summit of the Group discussion covers a large part of international issues of the moment. Internet: towards a recognition of the role of States Following the closure of the e-G8, the authorities of the eight major powers should recognize the role of governments in a "balanced development" of the Internet, along with users and industry private, according to the draft declaration.

Netanyahu: "Ready-to-painful compromises for peace." But it does not give the boundaries

Jerusalem, Hillary Clinton along with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in 2010 "We must find a way to establish a permanent peace pact with the Palestinians." Even at the cost of "painful compromises". So the Israeli premier, Benyamin Netanyahu, now before the U.S.

Congress to explain his position on the peace process in the region. The "speech of his life," according to Netanyahu, who spoke for 50 minutes and was interrupted by applause nearly thirty times bipartisan classroom. Although the meeting was not too positive a few days ago with U.S. President Barack Obama.

The Libyan regime is again proposing a cease-fire but aside from a Qaddafi

The Libyan government said Thursday, May 26 have asked the UN and African Union to set a specific date and time for a cease-fire and to send observers, while avoiding any further departure from Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's government. Libya has repeatedly announced a cease-fire, but does not comply, according to Western capitals.

The leader of the Libyan government, al-Baghdadi Mahmoudi, told a press conference that "the cease-fire announced by the regime have not been respected by all parties." This time, the government "is serious in its proposal for a cease-fire to coincide with a cessation of hostilities by all parties and especially NATO," he said.

Ukraine, arrested the former Prime Minister Tymoshenko The prosecutor: "Only when questioned"

Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Julia Tymoshenko Yulia Tymoshenko was arrested and accompanied in court by the police on the orders of the district court of Pechersky. Was reported by the same party was pasionaria of the Orange Revolution. The deputy prosecutor of Kiev, Renat Kuzmin has stated that it is just a forced interrogation and that Timoshenko will be freed after a hearing in the investigation that appears to be guilty of abuse of office related to contracts for the supply Russian gas in 2009.

Mladic arrest: follow live events

On the run for nearly fifteen years, the former military leader of Bosnian Serbs Ratko Mladic was arrested Thursday, May 26 in Bosnia. The information was confirmed at midday during a press conference of Serbian President Boris Tadic. Mladic was indicted by the international genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity for his role during the Bosnian war (1992-1995).

Ban Ki-moon speaks of "a historic day for international justice." Nicolas Sarkozy hailed a "very good news" and a "very courageous decision of the Serbian president. Mladic arrest: follow live events