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March 2013 Archives

Head of European Soccer League Opposes Expensive Goal-line Technology

Head of European Soccer League Opposes Expensive Goal-line Technology

The head of UEFA, which presides over European soccer, has come out against implementing goal-line technology for European competitions, saying it would be cost-prohibitive and the money would be better spent on infrastructure and youth soccer. continue reading »

Cecilia Preciado Burciaga, Chicano/Latino Student Champion, Dies at 67

Cecilia Preciado Burciaga, Chicano/Latino Student Champion, Dies at 67

Cecilia Preciado Burciaga, mentor and advocate to countless minority students and the first high-ranking Latina administrator at a top university, has died at age 67 from lung cancer. continue reading »

NHU Names Dr. Gladys Ato as New Provost

NHU Names Dr. Gladys Ato as New Provost

The National Hispanic University (NHU) announced today that Gladys Ato, Psy.D., has been named the university's new provost. In this role, Dr. Ato will help advance NHU's teaching and learning environment as well as develop new initiatives that support the university's mission and vision that every student will graduate. continue reading »

Salvador Dalí Retrospectives in Paris are Museum’s Biggest Attraction Ever

Salvador Dalí Retrospectives in Paris are Museum’s Biggest Attraction Ever

The two big retrospectives devoted to Salvador Dali at the Pompidou Center in this capital have become the most-visited exhibits in the museum's history. continue reading »

NJ Sheriff Announces $338 Million Lottery Winner Owes Delinquent Child Support

NJ Sheriff Announces $338 Million Lottery Winner Owes Delinquent Child Support

New Jersey resident and bodega owner Pedro Quezada become the fourth largest Powerball winner with this $338.3 million ticket claimed earlier this week. Now New Jersey says the 44-year-old Dominican immigrant owes $29,000 in delinquent child support from as far back as 2009. continue reading »

Michael Jordan has Bachelor Party in Dominican Republic

Michael Jordan has Bachelor Party in Dominican Republic

Basketball icon Michael Jordan, who is set to marry long-time girlfriend Yvette Prieto next month, traveled to the Dominican Republic for his bachelor party. Jordan's four-day trip to the Dominican inclu continue reading »

PEW STUDY: 71% of Americans Feel Undocumented Should be Allowed to Stay

PEW STUDY: 71% of Americans Feel Undocumented Should be Allowed to Stay

A new survey finds that seven-in-ten Americans (71%) say there should be a way for people in the United States illegally to remain in this country if they meet certain requirements, while 27% say they should not be allowed to stay legally. continue reading »

Few Expats Would Move Back to Cuba, Says Cuban Researcher

Few Expats Would Move Back to Cuba, Says Cuban Researcher

Only a "very small proportion" of the roughly 2 million Cubans living abroad - 75 percent of them in the United States - are thinking about ever returning to the island to stay, although they would cooperate in the reconstruction of the country amid a process of democratic change, a leading Cuba scholar said Thursday. continue reading »

7,000 Patients of OK Dental Practice Warned of Possible HIV, Hepatitis Exposure

7,000 Patients of OK Dental Practice Warned of Possible HIV, Hepatitis Exposure

Oklahoma officials are reporting approximately 7,000 dental patients of Dr. W. Scott Harrington of Tulsa and Owasso, Oklahoma could have been exposed to either the HIV or hepatitis virus. continue reading »

Buenos Aires Celebrates Pope Francis With Giant Photograph

Buenos Aires Celebrates Pope Francis With Giant Photograph

The municipal government of Buenos Aires on Thursday placed a gigantic photograph of Pope Francis on the facade of one of its buildings in homage to the man who was archbishop of Buenos Aires prior to his March 13 election as pontiff. continue reading »

Volkswagen’s 2015 Golf Will Be Made in Mexico

Volkswagen’s 2015 Golf Will Be Made in Mexico

The 2015 Golf will be produced in Puebla, Mexico, and is expected to go on sale in 2014, Volkswagen said. The German automaker unveiled the 2015 Golf at the New York International Auto Show. continue reading »

University Apologizes for Forcing Students to Stomp on Papers with ‘Jesus’ Written on Them

University Apologizes for Forcing Students to Stomp on Papers with ‘Jesus’ Written on Them

Spokespeople for Florida Atlantic University issued an apology Wednesday for an incident in which students were instructed to stomp on papers which had ‘Jesus’ written on them. continue reading »

Organizations in Mexico Call For Debate Over National Gendarmerie

Organizations in Mexico Call For Debate Over National Gendarmerie

A group of nine non-governmental organizations that focus on public safety, economic and development issues are calling on the Mexican government to hold "a broad public debate, with the consultation of specialists," on the new National Gendarmerie. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Brazilian Doctor Suspected of Killing Patients to Clear Beds

LATINO BLOTTER: Brazilian Doctor Suspected of Killing Patients to Clear Beds

A doctor in Brazil has been charged with murdering seven of her patients in order to free up hospital beds. Dr. Virginia Soares de Souza, 56, was charged with seven counts of a continue reading »

Mexican Man in Maryland Pleads Guilty to Transporting Women for Sex

Mexican Man in Maryland Pleads Guilty to Transporting Women for Sex

An illegal alien from Mexico pleaded guilty to transporting individuals to engage in prostitution, which carries a maximum of five years in prison. The case was investigated by U.S. continue reading »