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February 2012 Archives

Football  NOT  Futbol - NFL Eyes Regular Season Games in Mexico

Football NOT Futbol - NFL Eyes Regular Season Games in Mexico

The National Football League is looking to play a regular season game in Mexico, a country that has become the league's priority market in Latin America, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said. In addition to playing regular season games in Britain, the league wants to expand into Latin America, focusing on Mexico, as part of its international expansion strategy, the commissioner said. continue reading »

Up Close One Year Later: Startling New Photos of Brazil Uncontacted Indians Released

Up Close One Year Later: Startling New Photos of Brazil Uncontacted Indians Released

Survival International has released close-up pictures of uncontacted Indians, exactly a year after aerial photos from Brazil astonished the world. The new photographs taken in south-east Peru show an uncontacted family from the Mashco Piro. continue reading »

Cuba Gov’t Denies Exit Visa for Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez for 19th Time

Cuba Gov’t Denies Exit Visa for Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez for 19th Time

The Cuban government has again denied dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez ( regularly seen in HS News) permission to leave the country, which on this occasion she requested for a trip to Brazil where she was invited to the premiere of a continue reading »

Kate Del Castillo:   “I am not a lesbian.” (VIDEO)

Kate Del Castillo:  “I am not a lesbian.” (VIDEO)

“I know many would like me to be one, but no, I’m not a lesbian. I like men a lot.” said Kate in response to questions from her fans and the public about her sexuality. continue reading »

Contamination from 1966 H-bomb Accident in Spain to be Cleaned up by U.S.

Contamination from 1966 H-bomb Accident in Spain to be Cleaned up by U.S.

Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said Friday that the U.S. government pledged quick action to remove radioactive soil from a town in southern Spain where three hydrogen bombs landed after a mid-air collision in 1966. continue reading »

Score a Goal for John Paul in MX - National Collection Drive is Launched in the U.S. for Rosaries

Score a Goal for John Paul in MX - National Collection Drive is Launched in the U.S. for Rosaries

Victor John Mooney, executive director of Queens, New York based – South African Arts International, hopes that 100,000 pilgrims will kick an official 2010 World Cup Match Ball into a goal on a portable soccer field. “With each goal, our plan is to give pilgrims a rosary and a refreshing cup of coca-cola”, said Mooney. continue reading »

Mexican Human Rights  Activist’s Norma Andrade Face Slashed by Attacker

Mexican Human Rights Activist’s Norma Andrade Face Slashed by Attacker

Mexican human rights activist Norma Andrade suffered a knife wound to the face in an attack in this capital and has been hospitalized, officials said. An unknown assailant attacked Andrade at around 8:00 a.m. Friday while she was walking her granddaughter to school, a spokesman for the Mexico City District Attorney's Office told continue reading »

Banderas Asks Mexicans to Join Fight Against Child Sexual Exploitation

Banderas Asks Mexicans to Join Fight Against Child Sexual Exploitation

Spanish actor and producer Antonio Banderas made a call from Mexico for everyone to join the fight against child sexual exploitation, something that, he said, affects not only underdeveloped nations but everyone continue reading »

Tigres del Norte ft. calle 13 - “America”  WOW! (VIDEO)

Tigres del Norte ft. calle 13 - “America”  WOW! (VIDEO)

Los Tigres del Norte (English: The Tigers of the North) is a norteño-band ensemble based out of San Jose, California, hailing from Rosa Morada, Sinaloa, Mexico. We hope you enjoy this Video- We did! continue reading »

US Attorney General Faces Renewed Criticism Over Mexico Gun Operation

US Attorney General Faces Renewed Criticism Over Mexico Gun Operation

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has faced a new round of Republican criticism over a controversial tactic in which U.S. authorities allowed gun buyers to move arms into Mexico, destined for drug cartels. continue reading »

Felicidades Bacardi on Your 150th Birthday

Felicidades Bacardi on Your 150th Birthday

Family-owned Bacardi Limited officially marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Company and its iconic BACARDI® rum brand on February 4 with activities around the world honoring the world's favorite rum brand. The continue reading »

Florida Teacher ‘Disciplines’ Autistic Students with Hot Sauce

Lillian Gomez, a Kissimmee, Florida, special education teacher, was recently removed from her classroom and suspended after putting hot sauce on her student’s crayons. According to Gomez, the hot sauce was meant to keep her autistic students from putting the crayons in their mouths. continue reading »

How to Fix a Broken Border: Disrupting Smuggling at Its Source

How to Fix a Broken Border: Disrupting Smuggling at Its Source

This week, the Immigration Policy Center releases How to Fix a Broken Border: Disrupting Smuggling at Its Source. This perspectives paper is part two of a three-part series by former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard. continue reading »

HS Narco News: 9 Gunned Down at Nightclub in Northern Mexico

HS Narco News: 9 Gunned Down at Nightclub in Northern Mexico

Gunmen killed nine people, including a police officer and five musicians, and wounded 11 others at a nightclub in the northern Mexican city of Chihuahua, local authorities said Saturday. The incident occurred at around 1:00 a.m. Saturday when a group continue reading »

Costa Rican Girl (12) Raped by Father; Gives Birth to Brother, Struggles to Maintain Family (VIDEO)

Costa Rican Girl (12) Raped by Father; Gives Birth to Brother, Struggles to Maintain Family (VIDEO)

In the small town of Cuajiniquil, Costa Rica, a young girl’s life has been changed forever after being a victim of incest. At just 12 years of age, “Gisell” was raped by her father, Javier Luna Lopez. After the rape, she soon found out she was pregnant. She gave birth to a baby boy, her son, yet also her brother. continue reading »