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October 2013 Archives

75 Migrants Detained By Mexican Immigration Agents

75 Migrants Detained By Mexican Immigration Agents

Immigration agents detained 71 Central American migrants and four others from Ecuador during operations in Nayarit, Jalisco and Queretaro states, officials said Tuesday. continue reading »

Red Cross: FARC Frees Captured Police Officer

Red Cross: FARC Frees Captured Police Officer

Colombia's FARC rebels on Tuesday in the northwestern province of Choco released a police officer they had captured four days ago, the International Committee of the Red Cross reported. continue reading »

SPAIN: Man Accused of Trafficking Antiquities Acquitted

SPAIN: Man Accused of Trafficking Antiquities Acquitted

A Costa Rican citizen accused of illegally exporting some 1,400 pieces of pre-Colombian art was acquitted by a court in this northwestern Spanish city, his attorney told Efe Tuesday. continue reading »

POLL: Chilean Presidential Race Would Head to Runoff

POLL: Chilean Presidential Race Would Head to Runoff

Michelle Bachelet and Evelyn Matthei would face each other in a runoff vote if Chile's presidential election were next weekend, according to results of the Ipsos poll released Tuesday. continue reading »

President Rousseff Thanks LatAm Doctors for Helping Brazil

President Rousseff Thanks LatAm Doctors for Helping Brazil

President Dilma Rousseff on Tuesday expressed her thanks for the rapid response of doctors from Latin American countries to the call issued by Brazil for medical professionals to serve in the country's most remote and poorest areas. continue reading »

VENEZUELA: Six Die in Amazonas Prison Fight

VENEZUELA: Six Die in Amazonas Prison Fight

Six inmates were killed and two more were injured Tuesday in a brawl at a prison in the southwestern Venezuelan state of Amazonas, Gov. Liborio Guarulla said. continue reading »

Western Mexico to be Home of New Nestle Plant

Western Mexico to be Home of New Nestle Plant

Swiss food giant Nestle plans to build a $400 million plant in Ocotlan, a city in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, press reports said Tuesday. The company, which currently has 14 plants and employs 16,000 people continue reading »

HONDURAS: Deputy Mayor of La Masica Shot, Killed

HONDURAS: Deputy Mayor of La Masica Shot, Killed

The deputy mayor of the Caribbean coastal town of La Masica was fatally shot on Tuesday, a Honduran police source told Efe. continue reading »

Cuba Will No Longer Have Dual Currency

Cuba Will No Longer Have Dual Currency

The Cuban government announced Tuesday the beginning of a process to eliminate the unpopular dual-currency system that has prevailed on the island since 1994, Communist Party daily Granma said Tuesday. continue reading »

US Unemployment Falls to 7.2%, Lowest Since November 2008

US Unemployment Falls to 7.2%, Lowest Since November 2008

The United States created 148,000 non-farm jobs in September, a figure that was below expectations, with the unemployment rate falling to 7.2 percent, the Labor Department said Tuesday. continue reading »

Marc Anthony: I Feel Like I’m Starting My Career All Over Again

Marc Anthony: I Feel Like I’m Starting My Career All Over Again

American singer Marc Anthony, who went a decade without launching a new studio disc, said that when "3.0" hit the market it made him so nervous it was like starting a new career. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Bloody Torture Scene in Veracruz ( WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTO)

Blog del Narco: Bloody Torture Scene in Veracruz ( WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTO)

A Bloody execution occurred in Tres Valles, Veracruz yesterday. Villagers found the body of a young man with handcuffed hands from the back with straps and a bandage that covered part of his face where the eye had been cut out. continue reading »

Human Rights Court Orders Spain to Release Terrorist

Human Rights Court Orders Spain to Release Terrorist

The European Court of Human Rights sided on Monday with a member of the Basque terrorist group ETA who challenged Spain's legal grounds for keeping her in prison. continue reading »

Cristiano Ronaldo: Give Gareth Bale Time to Adjust to Playing with Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo: Give Gareth Bale Time to Adjust to Playing with Real Madrid

The press and public should give Gareth Bale time to settle in with Real Madrid, Blancos superstar Cristiano Ronaldo said Tuesday, urging those unhappy with the team's performance to point the finger in other directions. continue reading »

Q&A: In 21st Century Economy, Why Every Student ‘Needs a Great Education’

Q&A: In 21st Century Economy, Why Every Student ‘Needs a Great Education’

Latinos make up 52 percent of California’s student population of 6.2 million. Of the state’s 1.4 million English Learners, 85 percent speak Spanish as a primary language. continue reading »