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MondayMarch 10, 2014

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Melba Hernandez: Female Cuban Revoluationary Dies at 92

Melba Hernandez Rodrguez del Rey, known as the “Heroine of Moncada” for her participation in the first armed action led by Fidel Castro against the Fulgencio Batista dictatorship, died in Havana, official media said. She was 92.

The Central Committee of the ruling Communist Party reported Sunday “with deep sorrow” the death of Hernandez from complications related to diabetes.

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Reggaeton Singer Yandel Records First Salsa Song

Reggaeton Singer Yandel Records First Salsa Song

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Puerto Rican reggaeton singer Yandel recorded the first salsa song of his career when doing the remix of the tune “En la Oscuridad” with compatriot and famed salsa star Gilberto Santa Rosa.

“En la Oscuridad,” composed by Jean Rodriguez, had Yandel and Santa Rosa singing together - the former described it “an honor” that the salsa star accepted his invitation to take part.

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Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo Tops List of Richest Soccer Players

Portuguese international and Real Madrid dynamo Cristiano Ronaldo is the world’s wealthiest active soccer player, Web site Goal.com said Monday.

With 148 million euros ($205 million) in estimated assets, Ronaldo edged out FC Barcelona superstriker Lionel Messi for the top spot on the Goal Rich List 2014.

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Obama’s 2015 Budget Adopts Contradictory Stance on Immigration

The Obama Administration’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget proposal is of two minds about how to deal with the broken U.S. immigration system. On the one hand, the document calls for the creation of “a pathway to earned citizenship for hardworking men and women” who are in the United States without legal status. On the other hand, the budget would continue to devote significant sums of money to the detention and deportation of many of the same people for whom the administration would like to create a path to citizenship. In other words, the administration pledges that it will do its best to deport from the country the very same people it wants to help stay.

The budget’s commitment to continued deportations is evident from its proposed spending on immigration enforcement (found in the DHS Budget in Brief ). Although the budget does contain little nuggets of pro-immigrant spending—such as “$10 million to continue support for immigrant integration grants that assist lawful permanent residents in preparing for naturalization and citizenship”—the fact is that a few million dollars spent on integration pales in comparison to the billions spent on enforcement:

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Blog del Narco: Leader of Knight Templar Confirmed Dead-  for Second Time

Blog del Narco: Leader of Knight Templar Confirmed Dead-  for Second Time

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The body of Nazario Moreno González, “El Chayo” ( The Crazy One) has been absolutely identified confirmed Thomas Zeron, director of the Bureau of Investigation Criminal (AIC) of the Attorney General’s Office.
Speaking at a press conference, he said that the tests were positive in forensic fingerprinting performed by specialists on the leader of the Knights Templar this morning.

Zeron explained that the fingerprints of all 10 fingers of “El Chayo” were confirmed with the records of the AFIS system and the voter bonnet and primer service military.

In 2010, then-Mexican President Felipe Calderon’s government trumpeted Moreno’s death, announcing that he’d been killed after two days of shootouts between armed forces and criminals.

Officials revealed a surprising twist on Sunday, announcing the 2010 report of his death was inaccurate.

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Police Implicated In Prison Breakout of Gang Members

Fourteen gang members escaped from a police station in El Salvador, although six of them were recaptured, and seven police officers have been arrested for their possible involvement in the breakout, police director Rigoberto Pleites said Sunday.

“Fourteen gang members fled, they were with Pandilla 18, and they escaped last night through a tunnel from the National Civil Police (jail) in the town of Aguilares, in northern San Salvador,” Pleites told reporters.

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U.S., Meixco and Guatemala Create Security Detail to Fight Drug Traffikcing and Gun Smuggling

U.S., Meixco and Guatemala Create Security Detail to Fight Drug Traffikcing and Gun Smuggling

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Security officials from Mexico, the United States and Guatemala agreed to create the Trinational Security Desk to fight people trafficking, arms smuggling, drug trafficking and other crimes in a coordinated manner at their borders, the Mexican National Security Commission said.

Mexican Federal Police commissioner Enrique Galindo Ceballos met with U.S. Department of Homeland Security Assistant Secretary of International Affairs and Chief Diplomatic Officer Alan Bersin and Guatemalan Government Minister Mauricio Lopez Bonilla to discuss border security, the commission said in a statement.

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2 Foreigners Found Suffocated in Brazil, Murder Investigation Underway

The bodies of a Croatian man and a Swedish man were found inside a house in Jenipabu, a city in Brazil’s Rio Grande do Norte state, police said Sunday.

The bodies of Ante Stanic, a 57-year-old Croatian citizen, and Faik Nekic, a 78-year-old Swedish national, were discovered on Saturday, the police criminal inestigation service said.

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MondayMarch 10, 2014