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Venezuelan-born academic named president of MIT

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (Reuters) – The Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Wednesday named Rafael Reif, an electrical engineer born in Venezuela who has been the university’s provost since 2005, as its 17th president. Reif, 61, replaces Susan Hockfield, the first female president of MIT, who announced in mid-February that she was stepping down after almost eight years leading one of the ...

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Edwards joins MCC cricket committee – ESPNcricinfo.com

ESPNcricinfo.com Edwards joins MCC cricket committeeESPNcricinfo.comCharlotte Edwards, captain of England Women, is to become the first woman to sit on the MCC World Cricket committee. Edwards, 31, is one of four additions to the committee, with former West Indies captain Jimmy Adams, former Australia wicketkeeper Rod …Edwards breaks new groundECB.co.uk all 6 news articles »

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The Guardian world cricket forum – The Guardian (blog)

The Hindu The Guardian world cricket forumThe Guardian (blog)Sadly, it now looks likely that we will have to wait until mid-June and the start of the one-day series to get our first glimpse of West Indies' Sunil Narine on an English ground. On Wednesday, the Kolkata Knight Riders spinner – no prefix seems …IPL 2012: Manoj Tiwary dedicates sixer off ...

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Discovery U.S. Hispanic upfront unveils new series – Radio & Television Business Report

TVbytheNumbers Discovery U.S. Hispanic upfront unveils new seriesRadio & Television Business ReportAlso, 2111 returns for a second season with more exceptional forays into Latin America's cities in the year 2111. Coming off a record-breaking year of double digit growth, Discovery Familia is also introducing a number of exciting programs and series …Discovery US Hispanic Highlights New & Returning ProgrammingWorld Screen ...

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Win tickets to the second Test between West Indies and England at Trent Bridge – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Win tickets to the second Test between West Indies and England at Trent BridgeTelegraph.co.ukTelegraph Sport has teamed up with specialist bank and asset manager Investec, title sponsors of Test match cricket, to give away two pairs of tickets to watch England play the West Indies on day two of the second Test at Trent Bridge on Saturday May … ...

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Documents shed more light on Trayvon Martin shooting

ATLANTA — On the night George Zimmerman fatally shot unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida, a witness said he saw some of the scuffle — and described a black man in a dark hoodie on top of a white or Latino man, punching him repeatedly, “mixed martial arts style.” Then there was a pop, the witness told police, according ...

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Cuban President Castro’s Daughter Gets Visa to Visit US – BusinessWeek

Toronto Star Cuban President Castro's Daughter Gets Visa to Visit USBusinessWeekMariela Castro Espin, 50, who heads Cuba's government- funded National Center for Sex Education, was granted permission to attend next week's meeting of the Latin American Studies Association in California, said a US official who spoke on condition of …Visa for Castro's Daughter Marks Potential Shift in US PolicyFox NewsDaughter ...

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Caterpillar Machine Sales Growth Slows In All Regions – Fox Business

Caterpillar Machine Sales Growth Slows In All RegionsFox BusinessThe North American market remains the key driver for the industrial bellwether, though sales momentum eased in all regions and business in Latin America fell for the second straight month. The company faced tougher year-ago comparisons, …CATERPILLAR INC. : Caterpillar Machine Sales Growth Slows In All Regions4-traders all 10 news articles »

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Caribbean and Latin America receive largest FDI to date – Caribbean360.com

Caribbean and Latin America receive largest FDI to dateCaribbean360.comECLAC estimates that, in 2012, the FDI flows to Latin America and the Caribbean will maintain high levels. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday May 17, 2012 – Latin America and the Caribbean received 10% of the total global flows of foreign direct investment … and more »

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Nickelodeon Latin America Begins Production Of The Network’s New Original … – HispanicBusiness.com (press release)

Nickelodeon Latin America Begins Production Of The Network's New Original …HispanicBusiness.com (press release)LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — LA SCREENINGS — Nickelodeon Latin America announced today the development of 11 11, En Mi Cuadra Nada Cuadra (75 x 60 mins), the network's fourth original novela and the second 100% produced … and more »

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