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ThursdayNovember 28, 2013

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Undocumented Immigrants Suffer Abuse at Nevada Detention Center

Undocumented Immigrants Suffer Abuse at Nevada Detention Center

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Undocumented immigrants held at Nevada’s Henderson Detention Center suffer frequent verbal abuse and do not receive adequate legal assistance, a new report says.

According to a study by the Immigration Clinic at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’s Boyd School of Law, detainees at Henderson have been subjected to racial insults, mistreatment and threats.

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INFOGRAPHIC: How Are We Shopping For Online Holiday Deals?

INFOGRAPHIC: How Are We Shopping For Online Holiday Deals?

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The Nielsen company recently released an infographic looking at the differences in shopping patters across various multicultural consumers.

According to Nielsen, “U.S. retailers have long considered Black Friday the unofficial start of the critical holiday selling season, but newly released results from Nielsen’s Holiday Spending Forecast study indicate that 85 percent of consumers plan on skipping the stores on Black Friday this year.”

For example, of all the multicultural groups Hispanics were the only ones to spend more time on wireless sites on Black Friday in 2012.

Check out how holiday shopping has changed below.

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Venezuela’s Youth Orchestras System to Train 100,000 Youth Before 2014

Venezuela’s Youth Orchestras System to Train 100,000 Youth Before 2014

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Venezuela’s higly praised National System of Youth and Children’s Orchestras will add 100,000 young people to its rolls before the end of this year, joining the 400,000 youths already registered in the program, system founder Jose Antonio Abreu said.

“Before the end of this year, we are adding 100,000 youths to the system via a special grant from the president (Nicolas Maduro) and we are working with great efficiency,” Abreu told VTV after a meeting with the head of state at the Miraflores presidential palace.

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Mexico Launches Programs to Help Small to Mid-Sizes Businesses

The government has created a program to help small- and mid-sized businesses become suppliers to the public sector, Mexican Finance Secretary Luis Videgaray said.

“We are here to achieve a positive interaction between those who account for more than seven of every 10 jobs in Mexico ... and the biggest buyer of goods and services that there is in our economy, which is the government of the republic,” Videgaray said.

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3 Die During Construction Accident at World Cup Stadium in Brazil

3 Die During Construction Accident at World Cup Stadium in Brazil

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A crane accident Wednesday at this Brazilian metropolis’ Arena Corinthians stadium, which will host the opening match of the 2014 World Cup, caused part of the roof to collapse and left three construction workers dead, officials said.

Debris from the collapsed roof fell on a vehicle carrying three workers, killing off of them, according to a preliminary report from emergency management personnel.

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Ecuador Abuzz: Await Birth of Condor via Zoo Webcam

Ecuador Abuzz: Await Birth of Condor via Zoo Webcam

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Thousands of people are gazing at an online video feed or watching in person on a screen at Guayllabamba zoo in the Ecuadorian capital so as not to miss the moment when the sixth offspring of condor couple Auki and Kawsay emerges from its shell.

If the fledging doesn’t break out by Thursday, the egg will be removed from the nest for examination to determine the status of the embryo, the Ecuador Zoological Foundation said.

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Thugs Attack Central American Migrants, 2 Die When Thrown from “La Bestia” Train

Thugs Attack Central American Migrants, 2 Die When Thrown from “La Bestia” Train

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Two Central American migrants headed for the United States were killed and a third was injured when criminals threw them off the freight train they were riding in the Mexican Gulf state of Veracruz, officials said.

The incident occurred early Tuesday in San Juan Evangelista, a city in the southern part of Veracruz.

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Argentine Prostitutes Protest in Front of Argentine Parliament

Argentine Prostitutes Protest in Front of Argentine Parliament

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A group of Argentine prostitutes on Tuesday held a “breast party” in front of Parliament in this capital to demand the approval of a law regulating sexual self-employment.

With their breasts bared and under rainy skies, the women demanded “that (lawmakers) begin to debate the bill to regulate sexual self-employment among women older than 18 who by their own decision practice this activity,” the head of the Association of Argentine Prostitutes, Georgina Orellano, told Efe.

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ThursdayNovember 28, 2013