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March 2013 Archives

Galapagos Islands Open World’s First Eco-Friendly Airport Terminal

Galapagos Islands Open World’s First Eco-Friendly Airport Terminal

The world's first eco-friendly air terminal began operating fully this week on Ecuador's Galapagos Islands, the airport management company Ecogal said. The passenger terminal began partial operations in December before it was completely finished because it was still waiting for material from the old building. continue reading »

Real Madrid’s Jose Mourinho Offers PSG Advice on How to Defeat Barcelona

Real Madrid’s Jose Mourinho Offers PSG Advice on How to Defeat Barcelona

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is advising Paris Saint-Germain on how to beat FC Barcelona in the clubs' upcoming Champions League quarterfinal clash, French sports daily L'Equipe suggested on Friday. continue reading »

March 29: It’s Friday! Let’s Head to the Movies

March 29: It’s Friday! Let’s Head to the Movies

Now that the weekend is finally upon us, let's take a look at what's opening in theaters today. G.I. Joe: Retaliation, The Host, The Place Beyond the Pines, Blancanieves Coming soon- Oblivion continue reading »

“Rock in Rio” Adds Alicia Keys to Festival Lineup

“Rock in Rio” Adds Alicia Keys to Festival Lineup

Alicia Keys, winner of 14 Grammys, is the latest big name confirmed for September's Rock in Rio music festival. The Princess of Soul will perform Sept. 15. continue reading »

Canadian Company Using Peruvian Ingredients for “Sexcereal”

Canadian Company Using Peruvian Ingredients for “Sexcereal”

With the idea that men and women's bodies need different things for sexual health, a Canadian company has created a cereal meant for each using ingredients from Peru. Canada's Big Life Foods has created Sexcereal" and marketed as "the world’s most Passionate Cereal!" continue reading »

Republican Don Young Apologizes For “Wetback” Comment

Republican Don Young Apologizes For “Wetback” Comment

Long-serving Republican lawmaker Don Young has issued an apology after sparking criticism for referring to Hispanic migrant farmworkers as "wetbacks." continue reading »

Amnesty International Calls For Investigation of Deaths by Mexican Army

Amnesty International Calls For Investigation of Deaths by Mexican Army

Amnesty International is calling for a "complete and impartial" investigation into the shooting deaths in northern Mexico of two young people who perished earlier this month at the hands of army troops. continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez Loses Major Gig Over Major Demands

Jennifer Lopez Loses Major Gig Over Major Demands

Jennifer Lopez has reportedly lost a job after her diva demands proved too much for her employer. According the New York post, JLo was asked to perform during the opening cerem continue reading »

Undocumented Immigrant Convicted of Assault of a Federal Agent

Undocumented Immigrant Convicted of Assault of a Federal Agent

Jose Alberto Izquierdo-Gonzalez, 26, an undocumented Mexican alien living in Laredo, has pleaded guilty to using a motor vehicle to assault a Border Patrol agent and to smuggling aliens, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. continue reading »

Peru Highway Accident Leaves 9 Dead

Peru Highway Accident Leaves 9 Dead

Nine people died Thursday, among them two children, in a highway accident in the southwestern Peruvian region of Ica, police said. All the occupants of a pickup truck died continue reading »

Vigilante Group Shows Force Before Pulling Out of Mexican Town

Vigilante Group Shows Force Before Pulling Out of Mexican Town

The vigilante group that occupied Tierra Colorada made a show of force before pulling out of the town in the Mexican state of Guerrero. continue reading »

Mexico City Museums Open at Night to Draw Visitors

Mexico City Museums Open at Night to Draw Visitors

More than one-third of Mexico City's museums opened their doors in the evening to provide an opportunity to people who are unable to visit during normal operating hours. continue reading »

Chevron Embargo Could Hinder Investments in Argentina, Says YPF

Chevron Embargo Could Hinder Investments in Argentina, Says YPF

The CEO of Argentine state-controlled oil company YPF says a court ruling embargoing the assets of Chevron Corp.'s local subsidiary could hinder investment flows into the South American country. continue reading »

Draco Rosa Album “Vida” Rises to Top of Latin Albums List

Draco Rosa Album “Vida” Rises to Top of Latin Albums List

Puerto Rican singer and songwriter Draco Rosa debuts this week in the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Top Latin Albums list with "Vida," knocking Julion Alvarez and his Norteño Band down to fourth place. continue reading »

Pope Francis Washes the Feet of Teens at Juvenile Jail

Pope Francis Washes the Feet of Teens at Juvenile Jail

Pope Francis I went to Rome's Casal del Marmo juvenile detention center on Thursday to share the Mass of the Lord's Supper with the inmates and during which he washed the feet of 12 teenagers housed there. continue reading »