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First Latin American pope ‘very exciting,’ faithful say – CNN

First Latin American pope ‘very exciting,’ faithful say – CNN

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> The new pope is Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the former archbishop of Buenos Aires, who takes the name Pope Francis. The announcement came on Wednesday, March 13, the first full day of the cardinals’ conclave in the […]

Latin America sees change under region’s 1st pope – Houston Chronicle

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The famous words uttered to announce that a leader of the Catholic Church has been chosen now have special resonance for Latin America, which had felt neglected by the Vatican and has finally produced the New World’s first pope. “”Habemus Papam.’ ‘WE have a pope,’” said Tom Quigley, former policy adviser […]

Miami Pushes Global Hub in Luring Latin America Companies – Bloomberg

Miami Pushes Global Hub in Luring Latin America Companies – Bloomberg

Alex Mantovani scanned Miami’s financial district from the fourth-floor office of Brazilian digital marketing company Grupo Avadora he opened in January. Golden keys to the city and the county, symbols of welcome, lay on a table. Avadora represents an opportunity for Miami-Dade County as it battles an unemployment rate higher than Florida’s and the nation’s. […]

North Korean propaganda video ‘explains’ what life is really like in America – Washington Post (blog)

North Korean propaganda video ‘explains’ what life is really like in America – Washington Post (blog)

<!– Text Size Print Reprints –> Correction: As the Huffington Post points out, this video is real but the English overdub is fake, the work of a British travel writer named Alun Hill. The original North Korean propaganda video does indeed portray life in Western countries as bleak, impoverished and hopeless, but […]

Pope pick another sign of South America’s worldly rise – USA TODAY

The fact that newly elected Pope Francis is from Argentina gives a boost to the morale and image of a continent that is coming into its own and overcoming many negative stereotypes. A worshiper holds up the front page of a magazine showing a photograph of new Pope Jorge Mario Bergoglio during Wednesday celebrations of […]

The new pope will be one of America’s biggest employers – Washington Post (blog)

The new pope will be one of America’s biggest employers – Washington Post (blog)

<!– Text Size Print Reprints –> The big news out of the Vatican is that the Roman cardinals have selected a new pope: Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina, who took the name Francis I. And that got us thinking, naturally, about the economics of the Catholic Church. As it turns out, the church […]

Catholic Latin America eyes conclave – CNN

Catholic Latin America eyes conclave – CNN

(CNN) — With its approximately 480 million adherents, Latin America is home to an overwhelming plurality of the world’s Catholics. But no one from this region (or hemisphere, for that matter) has been ever been chosen to lead the church as pope. As the church’s cardinals gather in the Sistine Chapel to select a new […]

Cardinals elect first pope from Latin America – CNN

Cardinals elect first pope from Latin America – CNN

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> Newly elected Pope Francis I speaks to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican on Wednesday, March 13. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the first pontiff from Latin America […]

Google Ordered To Teach America How To Put Passwords On Wi-Fi Networks – Forbes

Google Ordered To Teach America How To Put Passwords On Wi-Fi Networks – Forbes

Wi-Spy Google Engineer Outed As ‘Hacker’ ‘God’ Marius Milner Kashmir Hill Forbes Staff 10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy Kashmir Hill Forbes Staff Google will teach America about the beauty of encrypted Wi-Fi networks.   Google is still dealing with the fall-out from its “Wi-Spy” debacle (in which the […]

North Korean propaganda video ‘explains’ what life is really like in America – Washington Post (blog)

North Korean propaganda video ‘explains’ what life is really like in America – Washington Post (blog)

<!– Text Size Print Reprints –> Just when you thought North Korean propaganda videos had hit their batty peak, they drop this one on us. “How Americans Live Today” is a Korean-language video that purports to show what life is really like in the bleak, impoverished United States, where there are no […]