Senators will debate on Wednesday the bill seeks to allow 16 and 17 year-old youngsters to vote and the designation of former senator María Perceval as new ambassador to the U
Lawmaker Elisa Carrio voiced her support of lowering the age of criminal responsibility to fourteen years old, which would allow courts to summon juvenile delinquents. She also backed the creation of a Youth Crime Regime.
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner spoke before thousands of young followers who convened at the Plaza de Mayo in order to celebrate her reelection, and urged them to “organize themselves” so “no one can take their achievements away from them.”
Although yesterday the Socialist Senator Norma Morandini hinted her discrepancies and distrust to the government’s draft bill that seeks to extend suffrage to the 16-17-year age-group and two-year foreign residents, the party’s leader Hermes Binner, confirmed that they will support the project.
Youth who watch a lot of movies with cigarette-smoking characters, no matter what the film's rating is, are more likely to start smoking themselves, according to a new US study.
Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian youth in the West Bank, a Palestinian medic said, as confrontations went into a third day after the death of a prisoner held by Israel provoked street clashes and rocket fire.
By Melanie Henderson.- Mixed feelings of fear, anger, doubt and confusion cloud the air in London, as the escalated looting, pillaging and violence pursued on the streets for the third day. Five locals share their experiences.
Unemployment in Britain has jumped to its highest level since 1994, with young people hit hardest as private companies fail to make up for job losses in the public sector, piling pressure on the government to boost a stagnant economy.
The number of Britons out of work rose to its highest level in more than 17 years in October, and these jobless figures look set to rise further as firms facing the threat of a renewed recession cut back on staff.
Chile became one of the last Latin American nations to pass an anti-discrimination law, after a brutal beating that led to a young gay man's death put pressure on conservative president Sebastián Piñera's government to act.
At the New Jersey church where her singing career first took flight, fans and admirers gathered on Sunday to celebrate the life of Whitney Houston and mourn her passing a day after the pop music diva died in a Beverly Hills hotel.