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February 2013 Archives

Border Authorities Shut Down Underground Narco Tunnel Between U.S. and Mexico

Border Authorities Shut Down Underground Narco Tunnel Between U.S. and Mexico

U.S. and Mexican authorities have uncovered an incomplete underground tunnel between both countries and extending five-feet in the U.S. it is a suspected narco tunnel continue reading »

ICE: 116 Criminal Aliens Arrested by Tulsa-based Officers in 2012

ICE: 116 Criminal Aliens Arrested by Tulsa-based Officers in 2012

The local office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced the arrest of 116 foreign nationals with criminal convictions during calendar year 2012. continue reading »

Police Shootout in Coahuila Leaves 4 Dead

Police Shootout in Coahuila Leaves 4 Dead

In Mexico news, authorities are reporting police engaged gunmen after being fired on in Coahuila, Mexico. The gun battle left four of the gunmen dead, it is suspected they are escaped prisoners continue reading »

Survey: Latinos Reject Rubio Approach To Climate Change, Clean Energy

Survey: Latinos Reject Rubio Approach To Climate Change, Clean Energy

Poll Shows Latinos Overwhelmingly Support Obama Call For Action on Industrial Carbon Pollution - About three out of four Latinos believe that climate change is a serious problem and a substantial majority support continue reading »

In Latin America News:  Costa Rica Constructing $96M Oil Terminal

In Latin America News:  Costa Rica Constructing $96M Oil Terminal

In Latin America news, Costa Rica is beginning the construction of a new $96 million oil terminal to handle larger oil tankers at the port. continue reading »

Venezuelan Artist Jesus Rafael Soto Exhibit at Paris’ Pompidou Museum

Venezuelan Artist Jesus Rafael Soto Exhibit at Paris’ Pompidou Museum

In Latin America art world Paris' Pompidou museum is exhibiting many of the works of renowned Venezuelan artists Jesus Rafael Soto. Sota, a kinetic artist was born in Ciudad Bolivar and died in 2005. continue reading »

Over a Thousand Iberia Flights Cancelled as Labor Strike Looms Closer

Over a Thousand Iberia Flights Cancelled as Labor Strike Looms Closer

Spanish airline carrier Iberia has canceled 1,300 flights as the planned labor strikes loom closer. The strikes called for from March 4-8 and 18-22 are a result of layoffs and restructuring. continue reading »

College Board: Class of 2012 Advanced Placement® Results Announced

College Board: Class of 2012 Advanced Placement® Results Announced

While Participation and Performance Increased Compared to the Class of 2011, Many High School Students with Potential for Success in College-Level AP® Courses Still Lack Access continue reading »

Armed Men Kidnap Italian Businessman in Central Mexico

Armed Men Kidnap Italian Businessman in Central Mexico

In Mexico news, Mexican authorities in the town of Amecameca are reporting the kidnapping of an Italian businessman by armed gunmen last Saturday while he was dining. continue reading »

It’s Over Between Actor Carlos Ponce and Ximena Duque After 3 Years

It’s Over Between Actor Carlos Ponce and Ximena Duque After 3 Years

In Latin Lovin news actor Carlos Ponce and his Colombian girlfriend of three years, Ximena Duque, are announcing they are splitting up and as always will remain great friends continue reading »

Ecuador Imposes Food Price Controls Despite Strong Business Opposition

Ecuador Imposes Food Price Controls Despite Strong Business Opposition

In Latin America news Ecuador President Rafael Correa has put price controls on numerous critical food products including milk and eggs and in spite of strong protest from local businesses continue reading »

Mexico Slaughters 2.1 Million Chickens Exposed to Bird Flu

Mexico Slaughters 2.1 Million Chickens Exposed to Bird Flu

In Latin America news Mexico authorities have slaughtered over 2 million chickens that have been exposed to the bird flu. The outbreak is contained in the state of Guanajuato continue reading »

HACEMOS Hosts ‘High Tech Day’ to Bring Students to STEM Careers

HACEMOS Hosts ‘High Tech Day’ to Bring Students to STEM Careers

AT&T and HACEMOS to Host the 15thAnnual National High Technology Day to Equip Students with Tools to Stay in School and Pursue Careers in Science and Engineering continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Breaks into Lingerie Store, Steals Dress and Wig, Wears Them Out

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Breaks into Lingerie Store, Steals Dress and Wig, Wears Them Out

An Iowa man was arrested on Friday after he allegedly robbed a lingerie store earlier this month. Jose Angel Perales Jr., 24, allegedly broke into Doctor John’s Ling continue reading »

Latin America News: Brazilian Economy Expected to Grow by 3.1% in 2013

Latin America News: Brazilian Economy Expected to Grow by 3.1% in 2013

Economists at Brazil's leading banks predict that Latin America's largest economy will grow by 3.1 percent in 2013, according to the results from the central bank's latest weekly survey. continue reading »