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Juvenile Justice Reforms Prominent in New Bill by U.S. Senators Booker and Paul

Juvenile Justice Reforms Prominent in New Bill by U.S. Senators Booker and Paul

By Ryan Schill Juvenile Justice Information Exchange Two first-term senators from opposite sides of the aisle introduced legislation Tuesday banning the use of juvenile solitary confinement in federal facilities, along with several other reforms that would impact juveniles offenders, The Washington Post reports. New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker and Kentucky Republican Rand Paul, who sponsored


Peruvian singer Manuel Donayre to receive recognition from U.S. Senate

By Rachel Chase Peru This Week The famous Peruvian singer Manuel Donayre will soon receive an official recognition from the United States Senate, Andina news agency reported today. Andina news agency reports that Donayre, 64, will be honored on July 22, in Washington, D.C, as part of celebrations honoring Peruvian Independence Day (July 28). According


Brazil World Cup Stadium Builders Accused of Human Trafficking their Workers

By Kyra Gurney InSight Crime One of Brazil‘s largest construction companies has been accused of human trafficking and keeping workers in slave-like conditions, underscoring the pervasiveness of labor abuses among Brazilian companies. Brazil’s Ministry of Labor has begun judicial proceedings against the construction company Odebrecht — which built three World Cup stadiums — for allegedly


Gloria Estefan Announces Major Contribution to Miami Marine Stadium

By Grant Stevens Preservation Nation We’re big fans of Gloria Estefan, the international superstar and trustee of the National Trust. In June 2013, we profiled her in the Spring issue of Preservation magazine, and she agreed to be the official “Voice of Miami Marine Stadium.” Then, in January 2014, she and Jimmy Buffet were part


Chile fights against book pirating

By Carolina Contreras Books on medicine, psychology and finance are favored by groups involved in intellectual property crimes. SANTIAGO, Chile – Criminal groups involved in book piracy in Chile use a structure similar to that used by narco-traffickers. “This is a crime that focuses on clandestine markets, though sales in formal outlets also have