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May 18, 2009
Name: Mario Benedetti
Type: Memorial (for the deceased)
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Location: Montevideo, Uruguay
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Uruguay's Benedetti Dies

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Monica
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Adolescents in South America still share his love poems with each other, reading his work in home videos posted on YouTube -- especially "Don't Hold Back," which urges people to take risks, and "Let's Make a Deal," about unconditional friendship.
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May 12, 2009
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Salvador Dali,11th of May, 1904

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Monica
- 1 day ago - buzzle.com
Salvador's father Salvador Dali i Cusi was a lawyer and a notary. His mother's name was Felipa Domenech Ferres. She would encourage...

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Apr 22, 2009

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"What is the use of a house
if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?"
Henry David Thoreau

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Apr 12, 2009

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Animal Hospice! Video!

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Cher
- 6 hours ago - cbc.ca
B.C. farm where aging animals get palliative care.
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Apr 2, 2009

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Argentine President Lays 'Inalienable' Claim to Malvinas.



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Monica
- 39 seconds ago - radioparadise.com

Argentina's claim to the Falkland Islands, which remain in British hands after the 1982 war between the two countries, is "inalienable," President Cristina Kirchner said Wednesday(Thursday,April,2nd,2009)












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Apr 1, 2009
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Alfonsin's Death Had a Major Impact in the International Press

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Monica
- 43 seconds ago - translate.google.com
Already a few minutes from the death of Raúl Alfonsín the world gathered daily in their news websites.

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Posted: Apr 1, 2009 3:28am
Apr 1, 2009
Raul Alfonsin:What People Say...



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Monica
- 2 minutes ago - news.bbc.co.uk

Thanks to Alfonsin,I recovered my name,my birthday and my history.He recovered the country from the political tragedy,division and hate,he gave us hope and the dream of a better country.


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Posted: Apr 1, 2009 2:00am
Apr 1, 2009
Name: Dr.Raul Ricardo Alfonsin
Type: Memorial (for the deceased)
To Honor: Individual(s)
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
 Former Argentine President Raul Alfonsin, who was given credit for restoring democracy to his country after years of coups, dictators and "dirty war," died of lung cancer Tuesday at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 82.

A human rights attorney before entering politics, Alfonsin took a courageous stand by criticizing the junta that ruled Argentina from 1976 to 1983. In the so-called dirty war against dissidents, military officers ordered the torture and murder of thousands.

After the junta fell in the wake of Argentina's defeat in the Falklands War, Alfonsin won the 1983 presidential election with 52% of the vote. Standard bearer of the Radical Civic Union Party, he remained in office until 1989.

Alfonsin's cultured approach, oratorical skills and embrace of democratic values were a marked contrast from the thuggish behavior of the junta. Analysts say he restored some international respectability to a nation that had done much to earn its pariah status.

As president, he faced an almost impossible task of managing a huge foreign debt and rebuilding democratic institutions that lay in ruins after 50 years of successive coups and dictatorships. He also assumed the daunting task of satisfying the demands of dirty war victims and their families.

He won widespread acclaim for putting military officers on trial for alleged dirty war crimes. The high point came in November 1985, when a civil tribunal convicted five high-ranking military officers of repression, including former Presidents Jorge Rafael Videla and Roberto Viola.

Some human rights groups estimated the number of dead and missing junta victims at 11,000. Alfonsin's administration survived several coup attempts.

In addition to human rights, Alfonsin also was a strong advocate of Mercosur, the Latin American trade bloc, and backed a law legalizing divorce.

His presidency ended with the country mired in financial crisis and hyperinflation. The problems paved the way for the election of the Peronist Party's Carlos Menem in 1989. Alfonsin returned to public office only briefly as a senator from 2001 to 2002.

Alfonsin was born March 13, 1927, in Chascomus, south of Buenos Aires. He gained a public profile as co-founder of the Permanent Assembly for Human Rights in 1975, just as reports of torture and disappearances were beginning to circulate. He also defended suspected leftist guerrillas.

He was one of the few Argentine leaders to criticize the military's occupation of the Falklands -- the disputed Atlantic archipelago known in Argentina as the Malvinas. The ensuing war and defeat by British forces in 1982 brought down the junta.

In October, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez paid homage on the 25th anniversary of Alfonsin's electoral victory, with the unveiling of his bust in the presidential palace, praising him for his key role in Argentina's democracy. In his remarks, Alfonsin urged reconciliation, saying that "politics is not only conflict."

Alfonsin is survived by six children.

D'Alessandro is a special correspondent. Times staff writer Patrick McDonnell in Los Angeles contributed to this report.
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Mar 30, 2009
EJ M.!! (Aka. Edge) The Greatest Member of Care2!" Week 6


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Darren
- 1 hour ago - care2.com

EJ M. (aka Edge) is an exceptional young man and member of Care2. He is only 19 and is very active in the Invisible Youth Network, helping the homeless youth. EJ is caring, dependable, responsible, selfless, dedicated, loving and an all-around good guy.


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Posted: Mar 30, 2009 1:41pm
Aug 28, 2007
Focus: Environment
Action Request: Petition
Location: Argentina
Los bosques nativos de Argentina peligran cada vez más. Su defensa ya es prioridad en distintas provincias. Hay lugares que tienen una tasa de deforestación que triplica el promedio mundial.
La explotación sin limites e irracional de nuestras tierras, la contaminación de los suelos y el agua por los agrotóxicos, la expulsión de los campesinos y pequeños productores de sus campos y sus culturas, la desaparición de cientos de especies de flora y fauna (diversidad biológica) son todas materias problemáticas en los que los habitantes de la provincia tenemos el deber y el derecho a participar. Por ejemplo, los pueblos indígenas del Chaco (Toba – Qom, Wichí y Mocoví, presentaron a través de distintas organizaciones una Acción Judicial de Amparo Colectivo en nombre propio y de los habitantes de la provincia, solicitando la Emergencia Ambiental en la Provincia del Chaco, alarmados por la escala y las consecuencias de la depredación ambiental.
Los bosques nativos de la región norte y centro de la Argentina son en este momento los más afectados, y nada parece cambiar esta tendencia. Sólo en un sector de la provincia de Salta, se detectó que la tasa anual de deforestación es tres veces superior al promedio mundial.
El problema se repite en distintas provincias, y a nivel nacional. Según un flamante informe oficial realizado por la Secretaría de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable de la Nación y el Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), que fue publicado por los medios nacionales, Argentina ha perdido el 70 por ciento de sus bosques nativos. "Teníamos 105 millones de hectáreas de bosques. Hoy nos quedan, apenas, 33 millones. Es claro que no hay más tiempo que perder", señala la información publicada por Clarín, que advierte que "los culpables se cuentan con los dedos de una mano: la tala indiscriminada, los incendios y, sobre todo, la ferocidad de las topadoras decididas a sumar más y más hectáreas para el cultivo y el pastoreo"
Los bosques nativos, además de constituir un patrimonio forestal originario, tienen una diferencia fundamental con la flora implantada: son propietarios de una biodiversidad vegetal y animal valiosísimas en términos genéticos, económicos y ambientales. Mejoran el régimen de humedad, contribuyen al asentamiento del suelo y constituyen barreras geográficas fundamentales para prevenir la erosión hídrica y eólica y las inundaciones. El uso de las masas forestales y los suelos como botín de guerra, con un manejo absolutamente utilitario y sin ningún tipo de planificación, ha puesto en peligro de extinción a los bosques nativos de todo el país, sin tener en cuesta los costos ambientales y sociales y aquella diversidad biológica y cultural que nunca más se podrá recuperar.
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