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March 2013 Archives

Blog del Narco: Editor at On-Line News site Killed and Camera Taken as Media Intimidation Continues

Blog del Narco: Editor at On-Line News site Killed and Camera Taken as Media Intimidation Continues

The editor of an online news site in northern Mexico was murdered over the weekend, the Ojinaga Noticias digital daily reported Monday. Jaime Guadalupe Gonzalez was killed Sunday afternoon by gunmen in Ojinaga, a border city in the northern state of Chihuahua. continue reading »

Sotheby’s to Auction Dinner with Spain’s Famed Chef Adria

Sotheby’s to Auction Dinner with Spain’s Famed Chef Adria

Auction house Sotheby's will hold an auction on April 3 in Hong Kong and April 26 in New York, offering bidders the opportunity to win a dinner with legendary Spanish chef Ferran Adria and a collection of wines from his groundbreaking El Bulli continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Confirms he Will Play at BNP Paribas Open

Rafael Nadal Confirms he Will Play at BNP Paribas Open

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal confirmed that he plans to play in the hard-court tournament that begins on Monday in Indian Wells, California. The Spanish star said the event in the Southern California desert was one of his favorites. continue reading »

Humidor Auction Brings Big Spenders, Cigar Lovers to Havana

Humidor Auction Brings Big Spenders, Cigar Lovers to Havana

The 15th Havana Cigar Festival took in more than $1 million at the auction of six lots of luxury humidors packed with cigars, held over the weekend during the exclusive dinner that put the finishing touch to a week dedicated to premium cigars continue reading »

Chevron Open to Mediation Over  $19 Billion Environmental Damage Fine

Chevron Open to Mediation Over $19 Billion Environmental Damage Fine

U.S. supermajor Chevron Corp. is open to having the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas, or ALBA, or the Union of South American Nations, or Unasur, mediate with Ecuador, a high-level company executive said. continue reading »

More Than 5 Million Unemployed in Spain, a Record

More Than 5 Million Unemployed in Spain, a Record

Some 5.04 million people were registered as unemployed in Spain in February, marking the first time joblessness hit this level, the Employment and Social Security Ministry said Monday. continue reading »

Maria Sharapova Will Play Tennis Exhibition in Bogota This December

Maria Sharapova Will Play Tennis Exhibition in Bogota This December

World No. 3 Maria Sharapova of Russia will play an exhibition match in Colombia in December, organizers said. "It is true, Maria Sharapova will play in an exhibition match on Dec. 6 in Colombia, in Bogota. continue reading »

Rep. Gutierrez To Introduce Junk Gun Legislation to Curb Gun Violence

Rep. Gutierrez To Introduce Junk Gun Legislation to Curb Gun Violence

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL) will introduce legislation to curb the sale and trafficking of junk guns, the cheap handguns, sometimes known as "Saturday Night Specials" responsible for a huge percentage of the deaths and injuries in Chicago and around the nation continue reading »

Skilled Immigrants Filling U.S. Health Care Needs

Skilled Immigrants Filling U.S. Health Care Needs

As the debate around immigration reform continues one of the cornerstones of ongoing discussions is what kinds of skilled immigrants the U.S. needs. There is no doubt that high-skilled immigrants play an important role in America’s innovation economy, and particularly in those industries agglomerated in the Silicon Valleys and Research Triangles of the United States. continue reading »

MEXICO: PRI Approve Pres. Peña Nieto’s Energy and Tax Reforms

MEXICO: PRI Approve Pres. Peña Nieto’s Energy and Tax Reforms

President Enrique Peña Nieto has won the approval of the assembly of his governing Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, to move forward with energy and tax reforms. continue reading »

Retired Mexican Soccer Star, Jared Borgetti, May Compete in Marathon

Retired Mexican Soccer Star, Jared Borgetti, May Compete in Marathon

Retired striker Jared Borgetti, Mexico's all-time leading scorer in international soccer, may start competing in marathons. "It's tough to run 42 kilometers and 195 meters (26.2 miles), but acce continue reading »

Brazilian Government to Spend $15 Billion to Expand Access to Water

Brazilian Government to Spend $15 Billion to Expand Access to Water

The Brazilian government remains committed to the goal of providing universal access to clean water, President Dilma Rousseff said Monday during her weekly radio program. continue reading »

Twenty Sub-Saharan Migrants Arrive in Spain Illegally by Boat

Twenty Sub-Saharan Migrants Arrive in Spain Illegally by Boat

About 20 Sub-Saharan migrants, according to a preliminary count by the Civil Guard, arrived illegally Sunday in a "small boat" on a beach in the Spanish city of Melilla, on the North African coast. continue reading »

SpaceX Dragon Space Capsule Arrives at International Space Station

SpaceX Dragon Space Capsule Arrives at International Space Station

The unmanned Dragon space cargo capsule owned by a private firm docked with the International Space Station on Sunday carrying about 550 kilograms (1,210 pounds) of experiments and supplies continue reading »

Club America Beats Cruz Azul in 9th Week of Clausura 2013—Benitez Scores 3

Club America Beats Cruz Azul in 9th Week of Clausura 2013—Benitez Scores 3

Ecuador's Christian Benitez scored three goals on the weekend, leading America to a resounding victory over Cruz Azul in the ninth week of Mexico's Clausura 2013 soccer tournament. continue reading »