Galvez says he restored peace to Panama

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Gálvez dice que él devolvió la paz a Panamá
PRESIDENTE DE LA ASAMBLEA: Sergio Gálvez, in the discussion of the second debate of the draft law that seeks to repeal the 72 Photo: Joshua Garcia / The Star
27.10.2012 – 11:24:00 AM – President of the National Assembly, Sergio “Chello” Galvez said on Saturday, October 27, at the exit of the second debate of the project 541, which repeals Act 72, allowing the sale of land in the Colon Free Zone, that by which the country returned to calm after riots that occurred since last October 19 in Columbus and later in Panama. Continue reading
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Panama Riots cool down

Calm Sets in After Panama Riots

©ourtesy of ThePanamaDigest :: By mid-afternoon Friday, Panama City was quieter than usual following the morning’s violent protests and looting. Streets were much emptier as people retreated to their homes. No construction could be heard, businesses were closed and soccer games postponed. Over 200 people had been arrested, and police began to search out looted goods. Although reports circulated that a curfew had been imposed, the government announced that it had not. Although continued violence is not expected, Saúl Méndez, head of the Suntracs, said that leaders of the workers union would meet at the Soloy Hotel at 9 a.m. to ensure that the National Assembly repeals Colon land sale Law 72.

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Protesters refuse to negotiate with the government as long as a law authorizing the sale of land in the free zone of Colón is in effect.

Panama riots, Colón

AFP :: Demonstrations, roadblocks and clashes between residents opposed to the project and police have occurred in Colón since last week. Police and protesters clashed Tuesday in the Panamanian city of Colón on the second day of strike against a bill authorizing the sale of state-owned land in the free zone. No injuries or arrests were reported. Demonstrators, most of them young, closed streets with barricades and threw rocks and sticks at police, who responded with tear gas, according to local TV news broadcasts. Earlier on Tuesday, hundreds of people protested in various parts of Panama, but most demonstrations took place in Colón, on the Caribbean coast, where protests ended in a violent battle. Riots broke out last Friday after President Ricardo Martinelli signed the bill into law, and have resulted in the death of a child and dozens of injuries and arrests. Government officials on Tuesday attempted to negotiate with opponents of the new law, but protesters rejected any dialogue while the legislation is in force. The mayor of Colón, Damaso García, said that economic losses generated by the strike are “incalculable,” as most stores, supermarkets and other businesses have not been able to open. The controversial law allows the sale of land in the Colón Free Zone, which would generate some $2 billion in government revenue in the next 20 years. With more than 3,000 companies in operation, the Panamanian free zone generated more than $29 billion in 2011.
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Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha in Jakarta Indonesia

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Muslim sit on a street as they attend Eid al-Adha prayer in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Muslims will later slaughter cattle and goats, with the beef and meat distributed to the needy in the holiday which honors the prophet Abraham for preparing to sacrifice his son Ishmael on the order of God, who was testing his faith. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)

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Einstein said ….

” I fear the day when technology overlaps with our humanity. The world will only have a generation of idiots,” … Albert Einstein.
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Azealia Banks Boycotting Dolce & Gabbana over Mammy Line

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*NY rapper Azealia Banks just brought Dolce & Gabbana’s new racially-insensitive clothing and accessory line back into the headlines with a series of tweets.

A month after the Italian design house’s controversial spring 2013 collection made its debut at Milan Fashion Week, Banks took to Twitter this past weekend to say she is boycotting the line over its imagery. “Definitely boycotting Dolce & Gabanna,” she tweeted. “Whoever designed that racist ass Dolce and Gabanna collection needs a swift kick in the mouth and a big d**k up the ass. “I really hate when people do corny, racist things then try to justify it as ‘art.’” “It’s all just really unnecessary. the clothes in the collection were fine without all the ‘black mammie’ imagery.” – – Read more

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Ah Gaga, Lady Gaga Fame!

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Baby Love the Original “Supremes”

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The Supremes, Florence Ballard, Mary Wilson and Diana Ross in 1964. Mary Wilson’s personal collection of fashion and memorabilia will be presented at The African American Museum in Philadelphia beginning in January 2013 in an exhibition called “Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection.”  – – Photo: Gilles Petard/Redferns.

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and the winner is …

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Big Daddy !!!

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…not again

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My Beef With “The New Normal”

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I am obsessed with gay culture; I analyze, praise, and sometimes denounce every piece I come in contact with. That is why I was excited by the announcement of Ryan Murphy’s new show baby, The New Normal. The basic premise is about a gay male couple that seeks out a surrogate mother in order to start their own family. Toss in a misunderstood daughter, a sassy black personal assistant, and a homophobic and racist grandmother and you have the perfect grounds for a hilarious sitcom. – – Read more

NOTE: Question here is, WHY are gay characters in the media, television, film, videos etc., always portrayed as “TRENDS”. Such a Joke that really ain’t all that funny …! Point is, the time is right for the marketers to make some money, BIG TIME, at the expense of the Gay Community. Next year it’ll be some other Group….ha-rrrrrray.

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