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November 2012 Archives

Player for the Miami Dolphins, Jonathan Amaya, Arrested for Choking Taxi Driver

Player for the Miami Dolphins, Jonathan Amaya, Arrested for Choking Taxi Driver

A Florida taxi driver narrowly escaped serious injury after being allegedly accosted by an NFL player. Miami Dolphins safety Jonathan Amaya, 24, was arrested Monday morning after two off-duty police officers heard taxi dr continue reading »

Paraguay Hopes to Join Petroleum Producers Club after Large Oil Find

Paraguay Hopes to Join Petroleum Producers Club after Large Oil Find

A large oil discovery has been made in the Chaco region and Paraguay could join the petroleum producers club in 2013, President Federico Franco said. continue reading »

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to Return to Cuba for “Special” Medical Treatment

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to Return to Cuba for “Special” Medical Treatment

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will travel to Cuba to undergo "special" medical treatment six months after his most recent session of anti-cancer radiation therapy. continue reading »

Cuba: 80% of Those Diagnosed With AIDS Since 1986 Still Alive

Cuba: 80% of Those Diagnosed With AIDS Since 1986 Still Alive

The number of people diagnosed with AIDS in Cuba from 1986 to Oct. 23, 2012 totals some 17,224, of whom 80 percent are still alive, official media said Monday. In a statement to the official weekly Trabajadores, the head of AIDS prevention and continue reading »

Mexican Economy Expected to Grow 3.3% in 2013, Slightly Down from 2012

Mexican Economy Expected to Grow 3.3% in 2013, Slightly Down from 2012

Mexico's economy, which will grow 3.8 percent this year, will see growth slow to 3.3 percent in 2013 due to weakness in some of its main trade partners before rebounding and growing 3.6 percent in 2014 continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking: Border Agents Seize $4.5 Million of Cocaine

Extreme Trafficking: Border Agents Seize $4.5 Million of Cocaine

Customs and Border Protection officers at Anzalduas International Bridge seized $4,446,000 worth of alleged cocaine in two separate, unrelated incidents this weekend and arrested two Mexican national men and one female associated with the alleged narcotic smuggling violations. continue reading »

Former Massage Parlor Owner Gets Life for Trafficking Undocumented Female Migrants & Abuse

Former Massage Parlor Owner Gets Life for Trafficking Undocumented Female Migrants & Abuse

Alex Campbell, 45, of Glenview, Ill., a former northwest suburban massage parlor owner was sentenced today to life in federal prison for various crimes including sex-trafficking, forced labor continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Significant Progress In Crime-Fighting Strategy Targeting Problem Businesses

Multi-department, coordinated effort launched in Spring of 2012 has led to 34 business closures, hundreds of demolitions and new investigations - Today, Mayor Rahm Emanuel provided an update on the progress being achieved through the admin continue reading »

2014 World Cup Mascot Will be Named Fuleco

2014 World Cup Mascot Will be Named Fuleco

FIFA, soccer's global governing body, announced Monday that its mascot for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil will be called Fuleco, a name that won in a popular vote of more than 1.7 million people. continue reading »

Mexican Citizen Sentenced 54 Months in Prison for Trafficking ID’s of Puerto Rican, U.S. Citizens

Mexican Citizen Sentenced 54 Months in Prison for Trafficking ID’s of Puerto Rican, U.S. Citizens

A Mexican national was sentenced today to 54 months in prison for trafficking of identities of Puerto Rican U.S. citizens and corresponding identity documents. continue reading »

Pope Benedict Elevates Six to Become Cardinals Including Ruben Salazar Gomez, Archbishop of Bogota

Pope Benedict Elevates Six to Become Cardinals Including Ruben Salazar Gomez, Archbishop of Bogota

This morning in the Vatican's Paul VI Hall the Holy Father received the new cardinals created in the consistory of Saturday November 24, and their families. continue reading »

Drunk Alcohol Counselor Hits Man With Car, Drives Another 2 Miles with Him in Windshield

Drunk Alcohol Counselor Hits Man With Car, Drives Another 2 Miles with Him in Windshield

A man is dead after he was struck by a drunk driver as he crossed the street and the driver traveled more than 2 miles before stopping. Police say 51-year-old Sherri Wilkins of Torrance, California was drivin continue reading »

Mass Grave Found in Border State of Chihuahua, Mexico

Mass Grave Found in Border State of Chihuahua, Mexico

Mexican authorities are reporting the discovery of a mass grave in the U.S.-Mexico border state of Chihuahua. The northern border city is the center of some of Mexico’s bloodies turf battles between narco cartels. continue reading »

FBI Most Wanted: Fugitive Joe Luis Saenz Captured in Mexico

FBI Most Wanted: Fugitive Joe Luis Saenz Captured in Mexico

A man on the FBI's Most Wanted list has been captured in Mexico. On July 25, 1998, Joe Luis Saenz allegedly shot and killed two rival gang members in Los Angeles continue reading »

Pit Bull Protects Mother, Saves Baby from Kidnappers

Pit Bull Protects Mother, Saves Baby from Kidnappers

An Indiana family is safe after a frightening ordeal, and they owe it all to their protective pit bull. On Tuesday, Nayeli Garzon-Jimenez was at home with her three-month-old daughter and the family dog continue reading »