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February 2013 Archives

Employees of Mexican Newspaper Briefly Kidnapped, All Returned Safely

Employees of Mexican Newspaper Briefly Kidnapped, All Returned Safely

A criminal group kidnapped five workers at Mexican daily El Siglo de Torreon and held them for several hours, a spokesman for the northern state of Coahuila's Attorney General's Office told Efe. continue reading »

Undocumented Immigrant Sues After Being Denied Driver’s License in North Carolina

Undocumented Immigrant Sues After Being Denied Driver’s License in North Carolina

An undocumented immigrant in North Carolina has sued the state's Department of Motor Vehicles for denying him a driver's license despite having the required documents and passing all the tests. continue reading »

Spain Apprehends Moroccan Terror Suspect

Spain Apprehends Moroccan Terror Suspect

An Islamist militant from Morocco was arrested in the eastern city of Valencia on suspicion of planning terrorist attacks in Spain and other European countries, the Spanish Interior Ministry said Friday. continue reading »

Rio Carnival Kicks off in Brazil

Rio Carnival Kicks off in Brazil

Mayor Eduardo Paes presented the keys to Brazil's second-largest city on Friday to King Momo, the traditional sovereign of the Rio de Janeiro Carnival. continue reading »

Los Zetas Cartel Tied to Murder of 13 Kombo Kolombia Musicians

Los Zetas Cartel Tied to Murder of 13 Kombo Kolombia Musicians

Mexican authorities said a suspect has been arrested in connection with the massacre of 17 members and employees of the band Kombo Kolombia, a crime they attribute to the Los Zetas drug cartel. continue reading »

See Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady’s Adorable Daughter (PHOTO)

See Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady’s Adorable Daughter (PHOTO)

On Friday, Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen introduced the world to her baby daughter. Vivian Lake was born in December and is Bundchen's second child with husband Tom Brady, continue reading »

Group of Brazilians Take a Stand Against Effort to “Privatize” Rio Carnival

Group of Brazilians Take a Stand Against Effort to “Privatize” Rio Carnival

A group of Rio de Janeiro street troupes are crying foul over the numerous multi-million-dollar contracts with carnival sponsors and municipal authorities' growing control over the festivities. continue reading »

Spain’s Chef Jose Andres to Open “Cocktail Lab” in DC

Spain’s Chef Jose Andres to Open “Cocktail Lab” in DC

Famed chef José Andrés (born José Roman Andrés Puerta), recently announced he would opening an experimental "cocktail lab" in Washington D.C., next to his popular Minibar. continue reading »

Border Patrol at Arizona Border Seize Cocaine, Meth Valued at $551K

Border Patrol at Arizona Border Seize Cocaine, Meth Valued at $551K

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers at the Nogales Port arrested two Mexican nationals in separate incidents Tuesday for attempting to smuggle approximately $551,000 worth of cocaine and methamphetamine into the United States. continue reading »

Fake Mexican Journalists Appeal Drug Convictions in Nicaragua

Fake Mexican Journalists Appeal Drug Convictions in Nicaragua

Appeals have been filed by attorneys representing 18 Mexicans who posed as Televisa journalists and were convicted on drug charges in Nicaragua, judicial officials said Thursday. continue reading »

Statement on Immigration ReformChristian Churches Together in the U.S.A.

Statement on Immigration ReformChristian Churches Together in the U.S.A.

Christian Churches Together in the U.S.A., representing the breadth of Christian churches and denominations in the U.S., gathered in Austin, Texas, for its annual meeting to focus on the challenge of immigration reform. We heard from “dreamers,” a variety of immigrants and experts on immigration issues continue reading »

Miguel Ferrar to Become Regular on NCIS: LA Spin-off

Miguel Ferrar to Become Regular on NCIS: LA Spin-off

Seasoned actor Miguel Ferrer will soon be taking on a bigger role in the NCIS television franchise, as he will join the an NCIS: LA spin-off with a regular role as opposed to previous role on continue reading »

American Woman Stabbed 40 Times in San Miguel de Allende, Daughter Implicated

American Woman Stabbed 40 Times in San Miguel de Allende, Daughter Implicated

A 59-year-old American woman was found dead of multiple stab wounds inside her home in San Miguel de Allende, a city in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato, the Correo newspaper said on its Web site. continue reading »

Courtship in the Modern World-  77% of men and 70% of women Think Either Can Initiate a Date & More

Courtship in the Modern World-  77% of men and 70% of women Think Either Can Initiate a Date & More

67% of men and 60% of women believe that chivalry is important (e.g. opening doors, pulling out chair, etc.) continue reading »

Super Bowl XLVII Most-Viewed TV Show on Record Among Hispanic Viewers

Super Bowl XLVII Most-Viewed TV Show on Record Among Hispanic Viewers

Super Bowl XLVII ranks as the most-viewed show on record among Hispanic Americans reaching a total audience of 17.7 million Hispanic viewers, based on Nielsen demographic data (available since 1994). continue reading »