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WednesdayMarch 7, 2012

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Anti-Dengue Vaccine Ready to be Tested on Humans Says Cuba

Anti-Dengue Vaccine Ready to be Tested on Humans Says Cuba

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Cuba this year will run clinical trials on a vaccine against dengue fever, leaders of the project announced Wednesday at the International Biotechnology Congress in Havana.

The research director at the Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center, or Cigb, Gerardo Guillen, said research in monkeys proved the vaccine’s effectiveness in controlling the multiplication of the virus.

The vaccine is designed to act on all four known variants of the dengue virus, Guillen said.

Guillen said that so far there are no products in existence anywhere that prevent dengue fever, although several international pharmaceutical firms are developing weaker vaccines that use the virus itself to treat the illness.

Cigb worked with France’s Pasteur Institute to develop the vaccine.

Dengue, which is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, is characterized by a high fever and intense general malaise accompanied by skin eruptions.

In 2011, dengue epidemics broke out in several countries in Latin America and, according to figures from the Pan American Health Organization, each year the disease affects about 100 million people worldwide.

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Drink and Dash: Customer Cuts Through Plastic Patio Wall to Avoid $33 VinoTab

Drink and Dash: Customer Cuts Through Plastic Patio Wall to Avoid $33 VinoTab

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We don’t think Robert Wedder didn’t like the Argentine wine at Boulder’s hip Centro Restaurant , we just think he’s a cheap ass.  The Colorado resident, this weekend, tried to get out of a $33 bar tab by cutting through the restaurant’s plastic patio wall.

Apparently Wedder didn’t appreciate that Centro Restaurant is dedicated to a “soulfully delicious Latin cuisine” and has garnered numerous awards including “Denver’s 10 Best New Restaurants” and “Top Five Boulder Restaurants.” 

The 42-year-old was confronted with the bar tab and then dashed to the patio taking out a knife to cut his way out of the tented patio.  He clearly wasn’t intoxicated enough and was able to get out of the patio but was trapped by a metal fence surrounding the property. 

Wedder now faces charges of felony menacing, defrauding an innkeeper and criminal mischief.  Beside legal fees this outing is going to cost him at least $600 to replace the plastic wall.

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61 Year-Old American Deported from Dominican Republic for Engaging in Sex Tourism

61 Year-Old American Deported from Dominican Republic for Engaging in Sex Tourism

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A Shrewsbury, Mass., man has been charged in federal court with engaging in sex with a minor in the Dominican Republic. This investigation is being led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

Conrad Gallant, 61, was charged in a criminal complaint with engaging in illicit sexual conduct in foreign places. The complaint alleges that on several occasions between February 2011 and February 2012, Gallant traveled to the Dominican Republic and engaged in sexual acts with a minor. According to court documents, Gallant engaged in a sexual relationship with a then 14-year-old girl, promised and paid her money, and took photographs of her. Also, according to the same court documents, Gallant asked the minor victim to bring him other female minors with whom he could have sex.

Gallant was arrested in the Dominican Republic March 4, 2012. He arrived in the United States late yesterday, and is scheduled for his initial court appearance today in U.S. District Court in Miami at 1:30 p.m.

If convicted, Gallant faces up to 30 years in prison, a lifetime of supervised release and a $250,000 fine.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office extended its appreciation to HSI’s attaché in Santo Domingo, Dominican Tourist Police (Politur), Dominican prosecutors in Higuey and Santo Domingo, Dominican Migration and HSI’s Santo Domingo Transnational Criminal Investigative Unit members for their assistance and cooperation.

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Have You Seen These? Adidas Basketball Trainer-Cowboy Boot Hybrid. Wow

Have You Seen These? Adidas Basketball Trainer-Cowboy Boot Hybrid. Wow

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Sometimes two cultures come together and give us some pretty amazing things (see Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide Festival) and then there are times when we just have to take a step back and ask, “Why?”

Such is the case with new Jeremy Scott MEGA Soft Cell Boots from Adidas.

Described as footwear to “get you rodeo-ready” these shoe-boot hybrids mix the functionality of basketball trainers and the (ahem) style of cowboy boots.

Interested in buying these unique kicks? You’ll have to scrounge up a bit more than usual for Adidas, $300.

If you wonder what you’ll wear your new shoes with, may we suggest the Jeremy Scott fringed track top ($280) and matching track pants ($250)?

Have a look. What do you think?

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LATINO BLOTTER: Guatemalan Tries to Smuggle Heroin Lollipops Through Orlando Airport

LATINO BLOTTER: Guatemalan Tries to Smuggle Heroin Lollipops Through Orlando Airport

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Friday, a Guatemalan man was arrested at Florida’s Orlando airport after inspectors checked the clearly anxious man’s luggage and found a number of heroin lollipops.

After arriving in the U.S on a flight from Central America, Rafael Quinonez Jimenez was spotting by in U.S. customs agents, as he was “very nervous and was sweating profusely” as he approached them, the arrest affidavit read.

When agents searched his belongings they found more than 3 kilograms of heroin disguised as 172 lollipops, weighing approximately 7 pounds. Inside the thin candy shell of the lollipops were balls of condensed heroin powder.

Quinonez Jimenez told police that he had flown in from Guatemala City where he met a man at a gas station near his home. The man gave him $500, a hotel reservation, and an airline ticket to carry a bag of candy into Florida. He was told he’d be given further instructions once he landed in Orlando.

Many are doubting his story however, as he was found to have $1,500 in cash and was acting as though he was very much aware that he was carrying drugs and not just a bag of lollipops.

The 45-year-old was arrested on the charge of possessing heroin with intent to distribute. If convicted, Quinonez Jimenez faces a minimum penalty of 10 years and up to life in federal prison.


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Top-Selling NFL Jerseys: Victor Cruz, Tony Romo, Mark Sanchez Make the List

Top-Selling NFL Jerseys: Victor Cruz, Tony Romo, Mark Sanchez Make the List

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The NFL has released this past year’s top selling jerseys and a number of Latino-blooded players made the list.

Victor Cruz (New York Giants), Tony Romo (Dallas Cowboys), and Mark Sanchez (New York Jets) were among the top 25 best-selling NFL jerseys from April 1, 2011 to February 29, 2012. Cruz’s jersey was 80th on the list until January, when sales skyrocketed ahead of the Super Bowl.

It was recently reported that the New York Giants’ wide receiver Victor Cruz is giving back to his mom, and buyng her a new home.

Cruz, who previously said his mother always pushed him to work towards his dreams, told reporters outside the Met Ball, “It’s time that I buy her a house.”

Biana Cruz, currently works as a customer service representative for Benjamin Moore and resides in Patterson, New Jersey’s Fourth Ward.

The Top 25 list:

1. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
2. Tim Tebow, Denver Broncos
3. Eli Manning, New York Giants
4. Tom Brady, New England Patriots
5. Troy Polamalu, Pittsburgh Steelers
6. Victor Cruz, New York Giants
7. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
8. Clay Matthews, Green Bay Packers
9. Michael Vick, Philadelphia Eagles
10. Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys
11. Miles Austin, Dallas Cowboys
12. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
13. Patrick Willis, San Francisco 49ers
14. Wes Welker, New England Patriots
15. Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys
16. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
17. Ray Lewis, Baltimore Ravens
18. Peyton Manning, Indianapolis Colts
19. Brian Urlacher, Chicago Bears
20. Darren McFadden, Oakland Raiders
21. Jason Pierre-Paul, New York Giants
22. Mark Sanchez, New York Jets
23. Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers
24. Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
25. Ray Rice, Baltimore Ravens

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LATINO BLOTTER: ‘Teacher of the Year’ Arrested for Having Sexual Relations With Student

LATINO BLOTTER: ‘Teacher of the Year’ Arrested for Having Sexual Relations With Student

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Adding yet another name to the recent string of teachers having inappropriate sexual contact with students, police in Florida have arrested Ethel Anderson for allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a pre-teen boy.

Anderson, 29, was arrested and charged with three counts of lewd battery and two counts of lewd or lascivious molestation after the 12-year-old boy’s parents became suspicion of their son’s close relationship with the teacher.

The parents had reportedly hired Anderson, a language arts teacher at Mango Elementary School in Riverview, to privately tutor their son. She would pick the boy up at his home and take him to her place of residence. While at her home, the teacher and student allegedly engaged in sexual acts.

During a Feb. 29 meeting, detectives say they Anderson admitted to performing sex acts on the victim and allowing him to fondle her. She also admitted to sending him text messages about the events.

In 2011, the married teacher was voted Mango Elementary’s diversity educator of the year.

According to the Tampa Bay TimesWhen speaking with investigators, the boy reportedly described his encounters with Anderson and gave a detailed account of her home and even described the “distinguishing stretch marks” on his tutor’s abdomen.

The victim is not one of Anderson’s students at the elementary school.

Anderson was released on $50,000 bail on Saturday.

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WATCH:  Romney’s Super Tuesday Victory Rally Disrupted by DREAM Act Students

WATCH:  Romney’s Super Tuesday Victory Rally Disrupted by DREAM Act Students

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DREAMers decided to disrupt Republican Presidential candidate, Mitt Romney’s, six state Super Tuesday win yesterday.  One of the states Mitt won was his home state of Massachusetts and that is where he was met by DREAM act supporters.

As Romney spoke of the American Dream and he being the most qualified to deliver it, the DREAMers held up posters that read “VETO ROMNEY, NOT THE DREAM ACT.”  Romney has vowed to veto the Dream Act should it ever come before his desk as President and he has advocated for ‘self-deportation’ as the solution for dealing with the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants here.

The Dream Act would allow children of undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. at an early age a path to citizenship if they are in college or serving in the military.  Different versions of the DREAM Act have lingered in Congress for over a decade and did not pass last time it was voted on mainly due to lack of Republican support.

The protesting students were escorted out eventually but not after getting a lot of “Veto Romney’s” in. 


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Gay Ex- Lover of AZ Sheriff Babeu Files $1M Claim, Saying Sheriff Threatened Him

Gay Ex- Lover of AZ Sheriff Babeu Files $1M Claim, Saying Sheriff Threatened Him

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The former lover of Arizona’s Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu, Jose Orozco, has filed a $1 million claim against the sheriff less than two weeks after Babeu held a press conference admitted that he is gay.

Monday, a notice of claim was filed in Pinal County Superior Court by Orozco’s attorney, Melissa Weiss-Riner. Court documents indicate Orozco intends to sue Babeu for $1 million for threatening him and his family in an attempt to silence the Mexican-born man about the sheriff’s sexuality.

A Mexica immigrants, Orozco says he was threatened by Babeu and his attorney Chris DeRose, after the Arizona sheriff and Orozco ended their relationship in September.

In February, Orozco spoke with the Phoenix New Times, saying Babeu threatened him with deportation.

An email to Weiss-Riner from DeRose sent on January 11 reads:

If you promise that your client wants to walk away, not have criminal charges filed against him, not be sued civilly, and to not engage in hostility, it’s my expectation that you know that you can deliver that result.

This email was followed by an investigation of Orozco in February, requested by Babeu. The investigation was to examine Babeu’s claims that Orozco was engaging in identity theft and crimes against him.

Monday, the Sheriff’s Office released a statement saying, “After the story broke, both Jose and his attorney confirmed Jose is here legally in the United States. Sheriff Babeu and his attorney Chris DeRose have also both said that Jose was never threatened with deportation as it has been reported.

“Now during the past few days, Jose’s attorney has said the word deportation was never used. It is clear that the photos (sent by Babeu to Orozco for his eyes only) and subsequent attacks are meant to harm the sheriff personally and politically. Sheriff Babeu personally requested a comprehensive investigation by the Attorney General’s Office to clear his name and seek possible charges.

“The case has been assigned to the Solicitor General and until the investigation is done, Sheriff Babeu will not be making any further statement to members of the media regarding this issue.”

Though a notice of claim has been filed, it should be noted that it is not a lawsuit. A notice of claim simply informs the defendant that the claim has been filed and indentifies what the claim is.

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After Nearly 5-Years of Marriage Paulina Rubio and Her Husband Split

After Nearly 5-Years of Marriage Paulina Rubio and Her Husband Split

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Mexican singer Paulina Rubio and Spanish businessman Nicolas “Colate” Vallejo-Nagera are separating after nearly five years of marriage, Colate told Hola!.

“It has been a decision by both of us, though it’s possible that I have been more firm when it came to carrying it out,” he said in an interview with the Spanish publication.

“I have the feeling there is no going back,” Vallejo-Nagera said, disclosing that he and Rubio have been living apart since November and that their only communication with each other is about their son, Andrea Nicolas, born in November 2009.

A picture of the family at their Miami home graced the cover of Hola! in Christmas 2010.

Colate said that while he will always be “grateful to Paulina” for their time together, his devotion to the marriage caused his business interests to suffer.

“I decided to help and support my wife, which has caused me many problems that are costing me very dearly,” he said.

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WATCH VIDEO ‘Frog’ Girl Born in Peru

WATCH VIDEO ‘Frog’ Girl Born in Peru

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Watch the video of a 6-day old Peruvian girl born with a rare leg deformity.  The deformity does not allow her to move her legs and urgent intervention is needed.

Primer Impacto interviewed a genetic specialist that fears the little girl is losing key leg muscle development. 

The little girl has been dubbed ‘la niña rana’ or frog girl.  She will be moved out of rural Peru to obtain medical attention in the capital city of Lima.  Alarmingly, one of out of every 25 babies born in Peru are born with some sort of deformity.

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DREAM Act UPDATE: Valedictorian Daniela Pelaez Wins 2-Year Reprieve in Deportation Fight

DREAM Act UPDATE: Valedictorian Daniela Pelaez Wins 2-Year Reprieve in Deportation Fight

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Florida high school valedictorian Daniela Pelaez has gone from fighting deportation to be meeting with Republican Sen. Marco Rubio after she and her sister were granted a two-year reprieve.

Tuesday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that Daniela, 18, her sister Dayana will not be deported.

Last week, a Miami judge ruled that the Colombian-born sisters must be deported. However, Wednesday, an ICE spokesman stated, “The agency exercises prosecutorial discretion, on a case by case basis, as necessary to focus resources on our stated priorities,” ultimately saying that though the girls are not in the U.S. legally, they are not he dangerous criminal aliens ICE seeks to remove.


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A Florida high school student is facing many undocumented student’s worst nightmare, despite having never been in trouble, and a very impressive academic career.

Despite the looming threat of deportation, Daniela Pelaez of North Miami Senior High School is not giving up and told the Miami Herald she’s “just the voice for the thousands that can’t speak.”

With a 6.7 GPA, the 18-year-old valedictorian, along with her sister, is facing deportation back to Colombia.

When she was just 4-years-old, she explained on Univsion’s “Sabado Gigante” on Saturday, Daniela’s family came to the U.S. from Barranquilla, Colombia on tourist visas. Her mother returned to Colombia in 2006 to receive treatment for colon cancer and her father was able to obtain legal residency through Daniela’s brother, Johan, a U.S. citizen serving in the Army. He just returned from a tour Afghanistan last year.

Daniela has garnered support from classmates, neighbors, politicians, and many across the country. Notable supporters include Miami-Dade Public Schools Superintendent Albert Carvalho, Rep. Lleana Ros-Lehtinen, and even Republican Sen. Marco Rubio.

Her deportation date is set for March 28, but her lawyer Nera Shefer will likely file an appeal in the coming days.

Daniela has reportedly already applied to several top schools and hopes to continue her education and become a heart surgeon.

Friday, more than 2500 supporters took to the streets of North Miami to protest the deportation order against Daniela and her sister, many shouting, “Justice for Daniela.”

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L.A. Latino Teen Dies after Partying; Mother Blames Football Coach

L.A. Latino Teen Dies after Partying; Mother Blames Football Coach

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The mother of a Panorama High School senior is mourning her son’s death while blaming his football coach for his death. 

Salvador Preciado, known by fellow classmates for his ‘bear hugs’ not as a typical ‘party goer,’ was found by his mother, Irma Guevara at a friend’s house Saturday morning in a pool of his own vomit.  According to Los Angeles police, the boy most likely had been dead for two or three hours before emergency crews arrived. 

The 6’ 5”, 290 lb. athlete attended an alcohol filled party on Friday night.  According to one attendee at the party, after ‘something’ was put in his drink, Preciado began to act jumpy and not himself.  After passing out, his friend called their football coach, Coach Molina.  The coach then drove Preciado and his friend to his friend’s home, just blocks from Preciado’s parent’s apartment. 

Guevara received a call from her son’s friend at 1:15 stating that they had arrived safely and ‘Sal’ was already asleep.  According to his mother, Salvador had permission to attend the party yet was supposed to return home by 1 A.M.

After not hearing from her son Saturday morning, Guevara arrived at the friend’s house and found her son lying in his own vomit under a blanket.  He was purple and had been dead for some time.  An autopsy was scheduled for Tuesday and investigators are awaiting toxicology reports.  Jim Freund, the homicide coordinator for the Los Angeles Police Department believes that Salvador died from alcohol intoxication, yet they are still conducting an investigation into his death. 

Coach Brian Molina, according to family members of Preciado, did arrive at the family’s home to apologize, however he has not been cooperative with authorities.  Guevara believes that he is to blame for her son’s death stating, “I felt it was his responsibility to call me or call 911.  I blame him for (Salvador’s) death. I blame the coach.”

Superintendent John Deasy expressed his sympathies and noted that although this incident did not occur on school grounds, they would begin their own investigation as well.  Recently at nearby Burrough’s High School, three coaches were dismissed after supplying alcohol to players during a tournament in Arizona. 

A friend of the family, Catherine Rodriguez, stated, “He’s a good kid. He would walk around with his girlfriend on his arm. He would go straight home.  This is something the people in the community need to know about. These parties, they’re dangerous.”

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Sex Offender Hired to ‘Babysit’ Undocumented Immigrants in Stash House, 8 yr-old Found Amongst Them

Sex Offender Hired to ‘Babysit’ Undocumented Immigrants in Stash House, 8 yr-old Found Amongst Them

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Sex offender, Miguel ‘Jr.’ Angel Garza, will appear before a judge in McAllen, Texas after police raided a house filled with illegal immigrants under his care. 

During last week’s raid of the ‘stash’ house, conducted by the United States Border Patrol, Alton Police Department as well as the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office, 33 illegal immigrants were found living in the hot, cramped house.  Of the 33 immigrants, many of which came to the U.S. from Honduras and El Salvador, an eight year old girl was found by herself apparently without any family.  She had been living in the house for a week.

Many immigrants found in the house reported harsh living conditions.  Some stated that Garza would serve them two eggs and three tortillas daily, to be divided among everyone in the house, thus leaving many people without food.  One ‘resident’ of the house stated that Garza had suggested he go into the bedroom with her at one point. 

Garza, a 2006 sex offender, stated that the narco Texas Syndicate forced him to ‘babysit’ the immigrants in the house.  As a result of Garza’s previous sex offense he was reportedly not allowed into the larger Texas prison/narco gang network and was working for them as human smuggling babysitter instead. 

Allegedly Garza routinely threatened the undocumented migrants by pointing a gun at their head and telling them “Te mato” - I’ll kill you, all while laughing.

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Venezuela’s BANCO DEL LIBRO Honored by UN for Supporting Literacy in Latin America

Venezuela’s BANCO DEL LIBRO Honored by UN for Supporting Literacy in Latin America

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Three institutions from Nepal, South Africa and Venezuela will be recognized for supporting and improving teachers’ effectiveness in developing countries, UNESCO announced today.

The Rato Bangala Foundation, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Schools Enrichment Centre, and the Banco del Libro will be awarded the UNESCO-Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers during a ceremony in Dubai in April.

The three institutions will be recognized for their outstanding work in the education field in developing countries or within marginalized or disadvantaged communities, UNESCO said in a news release.

Venezuela’s Banco del Libro, first established as an exchange center for used books in 1960, promotes reading and children’s literature in Latin America by setting up schools and public libraries. It also created a library network to select and recommend children’s books.

The three institutions will share the $270,000 prize, which is awarded every two years with funding from Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum of Dubai.

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“A Better Life” Star Demian Bichir says Hollywood Needs to Work More with Immigration Theme

“A Better Life” Star Demian Bichir says Hollywood Needs to Work More with Immigration Theme

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Hollywood will have to open itself more to subjects important to Latinos like illegal immigration, the Mexican actor Demian Bichir, who was nominated for an Oscar in the last Academy Awards, said.

“Interest is growing in Hollywood and we Latinos have to take over projects like this to get them moving,” the actor told a press conference at the start of the 27th Guadalajara International Film Festival, which ends on March 10.

The popular actor was a guest at the festival where the 2011 movie “A Better Life” was shown and for which he obtained a Best Actor nomination at the Oscars in his role as an immigrant gardener in search of the “American dream.”

Bichir, 48, believes that both the movie and his nomination have raised awareness about the 11 million Latinos working illegally in the United States, a subject that “is not the No. 1 priority” for the United States government.

“It’s not a political problem even though it’s treated like one, but everyone benefits from their work except the workers themselves,” said the actor, who caused a stir upon his arrival at the Guadalajara Expo premises.

At the press conference, Bichir said he doesn’t feel pressured to make a new film, though he acknowledged that he currently has “some projects underway” in the United States.

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Mexican Family of Five, Including 3 Minor Children, Found with $800,000 of Coke & Meth at Border

Mexican Family of Five, Including 3 Minor Children, Found with $800,000 of Coke & Meth at Border

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A 29-year-old Mexican national from Nogales, Sonora, traveling with his 26-year-old wife and three minor children, was arrested yesterday for attempting to smuggle more than $800,000 worth of cocaine and methamphetamines into the United States through the Dennis DeConcini Port.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers from Tucson’s Office of Field Operations referred the driver for a secondary inspection of the family’s 1998 Chrysler. After a CBP drug detection canine alerted to the vehicle’s rear quarter panels, officers found nearly 77 pounds of cocaine worth more than $696,000, and slightly more than seven pounds of crystal methamphetamine valued at almost $112,000.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle. The driver was U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations. His wife was processed for withdrawal of application for admission to the United States. The minor children were released to the custody of their grandmother.

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WednesdayMarch 7, 2012