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December 2012 Archives

Health Tip: Think Before You Eat

Health Tip: Think Before You Eat

Mindless eating can cause the calories to add up quickly, and before you know it your pants are more snug than usual. The American Academy of Family Physicians offers this advice to consider before you start eating: continue reading »

Latin America News:  Regions Economy Performed Strongly in 2012 but Face Challenges

Latin America News:  Regions Economy Performed Strongly in 2012 but Face Challenges

The economies of Latin America and the Caribbean have performed strongly in the face of a challenging external environment, Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno said, but the region needs to continue to pursue key reforms to ensure growth in the future. continue reading »

Lawsuit Against Jennifer Lopez’s Former Driver Thrown Out

Lawsuit Against Jennifer Lopez’s Former Driver Thrown Out

Jennifer Lopez's former chauffeur began a legal war in August when he sued the singer for wrongful termination, but it seems the driver has won at least one battle in court. continue reading »

Survey: Latin Americans Are Most Positive People in the World

Survey: Latin Americans Are Most Positive People in the World

Latin Americans are the most positive people in the world, with their region being home to eight of the top 10 countries for positive emotions worldwide. Residents in Panama and Paraguay are the most likely to report experiencing positive emotions. continue reading »

Health Tip: Think Before You Eat ...Are You Really Hungry?

Health Tip: Think Before You Eat ...Are You Really Hungry?

Mindless eating can cause the calories to add up quickly, and before you know it your pants are more snug than usual. The American Academy of Family Physicians offers this advice to consider before you start eating: continue reading »

Archaelogists Find 4,000 Year-Old Spearheads in Sinaloa, Mexico

Archaelogists Find 4,000 Year-Old Spearheads in Sinaloa, Mexico

Researchers discovered 4,000-year-old spearheads and other artifacts at a site in the northwestern state of Sinaloa, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History said. continue reading »

American Convicted of Alien Smuggling by Border Patrol

American Convicted of Alien Smuggling by Border Patrol

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents’ recent arrests have led to the successful conviction and sentencing of 13 illegal aliens with prior convictions for other crime(s), and one individual for alien smuggling. continue reading »

Tips for Year-of-End Charitable Giving

Tips for Year-of-End Charitable Giving

As 2012 comes to a close, individuals and businesses need to remember some key tax provisions for making contributions to charity. The IRS offers these reminders for year-end giving: continue reading »

Organizations Sue Peru Over broken Promise to Isolated Indians

Organizations Sue Peru Over broken Promise to Isolated Indians

Peru’s top indigenous organizations are taking on the government and powerful gas companies in an attempt to stop gas exploration that seriously threatens uncontacted Indians’ lives. continue reading »

Evictions in Spain Rise by 15.9 Percent

Evictions in Spain Rise by 15.9 Percent

Eviction proceedings in Spanish courts rose to a record 49,702 as of Sept. 30, up 15.9 percent from the same period in 2011, the Judicial Branch General Council said Thursday. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Unemployment Rate Hits a 4-Year Low, Falls to 350,000

JUST IN:  Unemployment Rate Hits a 4-Year Low, Falls to 350,000

In the week ending December 22, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 350,000, a decrease of 12,000 from the previous week's revised figure of 362,000. The 4-week moving average was 356,750, a decrease of 11,250 from the previous week's revised average of 368,000. continue reading »

U.S. Winter Storm Death Roll Stands at 6

U.S. Winter Storm Death Roll Stands at 6

The winter storm besetting much of the United States so far has resulted in at least six deaths and has caused the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights, authorities announced Wednesday. continue reading »

Rafa Benitez Hopes to Lure Barcelona’s David Villa to Chelsea

Rafa Benitez Hopes to Lure Barcelona’s David Villa to Chelsea

Chelsea coach Rafa Benitez plans to make an offer to FC Barcelona next month for forward David Villa in an effort to bolster the London club's roster, The Daily Mirror reported Wednesday. continue reading »

Soft Drink Truck Runs Over 5 Women in Guatemala

Soft Drink Truck Runs Over 5 Women in Guatemala

Five people died Wednesday when they were run over by a soft drink delivery truck on a highway in eastern Guatemala, emergency personnel said. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez has “Giant Will to Live,” says Venezuelan Vice President

Hugo Chavez has “Giant Will to Live,” says Venezuelan Vice President

Venezuela's vice president said Wednesday that head of state Hugo Chavez, now recovering in Cuba from his fourth cancer surgery in 18 months, remains undaunted by his illness. continue reading »