Monday - Jun 17, 2019
  • Expresident of Perú Alan García commits suicide when he was about to be arrested

    Expresident of Perú Alan García commits suicide when he was about to be arrested

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Peruvian President Alan García died Wednesday after shooting himself in the head when he was about to be arrested on corruption charges. Garcia, 69, underwent emergency surgery at the José Casimiro Ullóa Hospital in Lima, officials from the Health Ministry reported. A doctor who was interviewed at the hospital

  • A quick and easy guide to understanding antioxidants – and why you benefit from them

    A quick and easy guide to understanding antioxidants – and why you benefit from them

    by Edsel Cook   Antioxidants protect cells and tissues from the harmful effects of toxic molecules called free radicals. In doing so, they help prevent the appearance of serious diseases that are connected to oxidation. Free radicals are oxygen molecules that have been broken down into individual atoms with unpaired electrons. The lack of electrons causes them

  • Honduras caravan, now 3,000 strong, heading north after  crossing the Mexican border

    Honduras caravan, now 3,000 strong, heading north after crossing the Mexican border

    Immigration agents provide humanitarian aid but no visas by Mexico News Daily The caravan of migrants that left San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on Tuesday crossed into Mexico this morning, double the number that left. An estimated 3,000 people crossed the Suchiate river at the Rodolfo Robles international bridge between Tecún Umán, Guatemala, and Ciudad Hidalgo,

  • Cost of violence rose 10 percent last year to 5 trillion pesos: Mexico Peace Index

    Cost of violence rose 10 percent last year to 5 trillion pesos: Mexico Peace Index

    ‘Peacefulness’ declined by 5 percent, the third consecutive year of declines by Mexico News Daily The economic impact of violence in Mexico increased by 10% last year to 5.16 trillion pesos (US $268 billion), according to a global think tank. The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) said in its report Mexico Peace Index 2019 (MPI) that

  • Assange convicted of bail violation

    Assange convicted of bail violation

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Presented before the judge in an expeditious manner after being forcibly removed from the Ecuadorian embassy here Thursday, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was found guilty of violating bail. Although the Australian journalist pleaded not guilty to a charge dating back seven years, the judge of the Westminster Magistrates Court

  • California lawmakers move multiple animal-welfare bills forward

    California lawmakers move multiple animal-welfare bills forward

    by California News Service A slew of animal protection bills moved forward in the California Legislature this week – including proposals to limit animal abuse, hunting, poisoning and trapping. Senate Bill 580 would force people convicted of such serious crimes as aggravated cruelty, bestiality and hoarding to undergo mental-health evaluation and get treatment if necessary.

  • Outreach April 2019 – City and County of SF

    Outreach April 2019 – City and County of SF

    Outreach April 2019 Would you like the opportunity to bring positive change to your community? Would you like to help make the City and County of San Francisco a safer place for all? Here is your chance to join the men and women of the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department. We are currently accepting applications for