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FridayDecember 13, 2013

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Spain’s Debt Reaches $1.3 Trillion

Spain’s Debt Reaches $1.3 Trillion

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Spain’s public debt climbed to 954.9 billion euros ($1.3 trillion) in the third quarter, equivalent to a new record high of 93.4 percent of gross domestic product, the central bank said.

Public debt rose 16.73 percent compared to the third quarter of last year, according to Bank of Spain figures released Friday.

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Bogota Honors Gabriel Garcia Marquez With Statue at City Hall

Bogota Honors Gabriel Garcia Marquez With Statue at City Hall

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The Bogota City Hall will pay tribute to Colombia’s 1982 Nobel Literature laureate, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, with a statue representing him as a young journalist placed in the gardens of Lievano Palace.

The Bogota Culture, Recreation and Sports Secretariat announced on its Web page the inauguration of the life-size statue, fashioned in bronze according to the lost wax method by artist Julia Merizalde.

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Spanish Cultural App Launched by Google Cultural Institute

Spanish Cultural App Launched by Google Cultural Institute

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Spain’s Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo on Thursday presented an app developed by the Google Cultural Institute dealing with the Spanish heritage in the United States.

The application was launched on Nov. 15 at Google headquarters in California within the framework of the official visit to the United States by Spain’s Crown Prince Felipe and his wife, and on Thursday it received the backing of the government at a ceremony where Queen Sofia presided.

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Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy to Visit White House Next Month

Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy to Visit White House Next Month

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U.S. President Barack Obama on Jan. 13 will welcome Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to the White House to keep the appointed meeting the pair have had pending for months, government sources said.

Rajoy is scheduled to come to Washington and then to travel the next day to Ankara to participate in the Spanish-Turkish Summit where he will co-preside with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayip Erdogan.

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Gunmen Kill 4, Injure 2 in Western Mexico

Gunmen Kill 4, Injure 2 in Western Mexico

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An attack in the western Mexican municipality of Concordia left four men dead and two others badly wounded, sources in the Sinaloa state Attorney General’s Office told Efe.

Three men were declared dead at the scene and the fourth died later at a hospital in the resort city of Mazatlan.

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Argentina Calls For Harsh Punishments For Looters

Argentina Calls For Harsh Punishments For Looters

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Argentina’s government called Thursday for a thorough investigation into deadly disturbances in several cities, where looters raided supermarkets and other establishments amid police protests for higher salaries.

“The full weight of the law must fall not only on the perpetrators (of the looting) but also the intellectual authors,” Cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich, who was scheduled to meet Thursday with members of the Supreme Court, told reporters.

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6 Men Found in Grave in Central Mexico

6 Men Found in Grave in Central Mexico

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Six bodies were found in a clandestine grave near the central Mexican town of Amacuzac, the Morelos state Attorney General’s Office said.

The victims were described as six males ranging in age from 30 to 65.

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Mexico’s Lower House Passes Historic Energy Reform Bill

Mexico’s lower house passed an energy overhaul bill that opens up that crucial sector to private investment for the first time in three-quarters of a century.

Legislators approved the bill in general terms by a vote of 354-134 late Wednesday, roughly 24 hours after the Senate gave the green light to the legislation. Debate, however, was continuing on challenges to specific articles.

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FridayDecember 13, 2013