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April 2013 Archives

Latin America News: 17 Miners Rescued in Chile

Latin America News: 17 Miners Rescued in Chile

Seventeen miners were rescued in northern Chile on Sunday after becoming trapped in a copper mine earlier this weekend, police spokesmen told Efe. continue reading »

Worldwide, 1 in 10 Brides Wears a Spanish Designer’s Dress

Worldwide, 1 in 10 Brides Wears a Spanish Designer’s Dress

One of every 10 brides in the world wears a dress by a Spanish designer to the altar, Barcelona Bridal Week, or BBW, organizers said. The 23rd edition of BBW, which starts on Tuesday, continue reading »

Ex-Brazilian Cop Gets 22 Years For Murder of Soccer Player

Ex-Brazilian Cop Gets 22 Years For Murder of Soccer Player

A former Brazilian police officer was sentenced to 22 years behind bars for the murder of the lover of Bruno Fernandes, the former goalie for the Flamengo soccer club, who already received a similar sentence for b continue reading »

Hot Air Balloon Missing in Peru with 6 Tourist Onboard

Hot Air Balloon Missing in Peru with 6 Tourist Onboard

The balloon with seven passengers on board, was lost in Cañete , 200 km south of Lima, it is believed it was swept away by a strong air current of air. The last communication with a hot air balloon was with the pilot who reported poor visibility due to heavy fog continue reading »

JUST IN:  Church Goers Stabbed, 2 Critically at New Mexico Catholic Church

JUST IN:  Church Goers Stabbed, 2 Critically at New Mexico Catholic Church

New Mexico authorities in Albuquerque are investigating a multiple stabbing incident at the St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic church. continue reading »

Dutch Citizen Arrested in Spain in ‘Computer Bunker’ For Largest Cyber Attack on Record

Dutch Citizen Arrested in Spain in ‘Computer Bunker’ For Largest Cyber Attack on Record

A 35-year-old Dutch citizen has been arrested in northeastern Spain in connection with the biggest cyber attack in history, police said Sunday. Sven Olaf Kamphuis was allegedly behind a distributed denial of service, or DDoS, attack that took down the Internet last month. continue reading »

Mexican Artist Pedro Reyes Turns Guns Into Musical Instruments

Mexican Artist Pedro Reyes Turns Guns Into Musical Instruments

Some of the firearms used in the killings of thousands of people in Mexico have gained new uses in the hands of artist Pedro Reyes, who is turning these instruments of death into musical instruments that raise awareness of peace. "The idea is to transform an agent of death into an agent of life continue reading »

Bloody Prison Riot Leaves 12 Dead and 50 Injured

Bloody Prison Riot Leaves 12 Dead and 50 Injured

State police said they had re-established control in an cell block of La Pila prison in the state capital of San Luis Potosi after a fight broke out between prisoners, according to a posting on the security ministry's official social media page. continue reading »

Michael Jordan Weds Yvette Prieto in Lavish Palm Beach Ceremony

Michael Jordan Weds Yvette Prieto in Lavish Palm Beach Ceremony

Basketball great and NBA owner, Michael Jordan, 50, wed his finance Yvette Prieto, 35, in a lavish ceremony in Palm Beach, Florida on Saturday. Nearly 500 guests attended the lavish nuptials, continue reading »

Five Brazilian Police Officers Implicated in Murder of Journalists

Five Brazilian Police Officers Implicated in Murder of Journalists

Five Brazilian police officers were arrested for their suspected role in the murders of journalist Rodrigo Neto de Faria and press photographer Walgney Carvalho, the daily Folha de Sao Paulo said Saturday. continue reading »

20 Million Year-Old Fossilized Remains of Monkey Discovered in Panama

20 Million Year-Old Fossilized Remains of Monkey Discovered in Panama

The fossilized remains of the "most ancient" long-tailed monkey of the Americas, dating back some 20 million years, is the latest discovery to be announced by of a group of scientists who spent several years analyzing land being excavated to enlarge the Panama Canal. continue reading »

Chicago Catholic Priest Who Donated Part of his Liver to Immigrant Crosses the U.S. Border Illegally

Chicago Catholic Priest Who Donated Part of his Liver to Immigrant Crosses the U.S. Border Illegally

The Chicago priest known for having donated part of his liver to an immigrant parishioner in 2002 returns to Chicago tonight after having crossed the U.S. Border in Nogales, AZ illegally on April 24th, 2013. The Pastor of Saint Gall Roman Catholic Church in Chicago, Fr. Gary Graf continue reading »

Colombian President Santos Spends Night in Project of 1600 Free Apartments

Colombian President Santos Spends Night in Project of 1600 Free Apartments

President Juan Manuel Santos slept in one of the 320 apartments that will be given to the neediest of Valledupar (in this project there are 1,600 total). The Head of State claimed this act was to verify the quality of the structures and ensure that the beneficiaries may live a dignified and quality continue reading »

“Iron Man 3”  Opens in Mexico (VIDEO) to Debut in US May 3

“Iron Man 3”  Opens in Mexico (VIDEO) to Debut in US May 3

Marvel's "Iron Man 3" pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. continue reading »

Selena Gomez Sued, While Justin Posts Intimate Instagram of Couple

Selena Gomez Sued, While Justin Posts Intimate Instagram of Couple

The perfume company Selena Gomez’ was working with to develop fragrance products has sued the singer-actress for breach of duty, all while Justin Bieber posted an Instagram pic, possibly to cheer her up. continue reading »