Hospitals Deporting Immigrants; Evo Morales Awaits Vote

By The News Aug 08, 2008

Still No Ban on Smoking in Navajo Nation The Tribal President of the Navajo Nation, Joe Shirley Jr., has vetoed a ban on smoking and chewing tobacco in public places because he feared it would infringe on religious ceremonies and inhibit gambling revenue. Boston Globe. Morales awaits verdict on his revolution "This weekend the new revolution faces a crucial test when Bolivians vote in a recall referendum on whether to confirm or eject the president and elected regional governors. If Morales loses he must resign and call an election. If he wins he will claim a fresh mandate to "refound" South America’s poorest country." The Guardian. Immigrants Face Deportation in Hospitals "Many American hospitals are taking it upon themselves to repatriate seriously injured or ill immigrants because they cannot find nursing homes willing to accept them without insurance." New York Times.