Sunday, June 26, 2011

More than 18,000 new cases of cholera were registered in 40 days in Haiti

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday that more than 18,000 new cases of cholera were registered in only 40 days in early June in the city of Port au Prince in Haiti, where the epidemic claimed the lives of 5397 people since its inception in 2010. "Since May 2011, there are increased cases of cholera in parts of Haiti, especially in the vicinity of Port au Prince and the south of the peninsula," said Tarik Jasarevic, a WHO spokesman.

New York relaxes gay marriage

I can not stop crying, we did it boys "is a radiant Lady Gaga said that the historic decision of the State of New York City: Friday night is the law that was approved recognizes the right of same-sex marriage. In addition to the new queen of pop, an explosion of joy greeted the vote in districts high concentration of homosexuals, especially Greenwich Village, where dozens of activists had gathered since the beginning of the evening.

Libya also the world of football is opposed to Gaddafi: 17 join to rebels

The Libyan football eventually rebelled against the Colonel. Seventeen players of the Libyan football, including some leading members of the National team, have in fact joined the revolt against Gaddafi. The defection of players is only the latest hit to the regime of Colonel Gaddafi, already abandoned by ministers, diplomats, military top brass.

The artist Ai Weiwei settled its release in exchange for his silence for a year

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei and may not grant interviews or publish their opinions online, or travel outside Beijing for a year, according to the pact reached by the authorities to be released Wednesday after a detention of 80 days, according said the mother of the creator. "Without accepting these conditions would have been impossible to be freed," he said in a telephone Gao Ying, mother of the artist and widow of the poet Ai Qing, one of the most revered during the Maoist regime and a victim of persecution by the Cultural Revolution (1966-76).