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October 2013 Archives

Federal Authorities Will Not Use Information On Affordable Care Act Applications To Deport Immigrant

Federal Authorities Will Not Use Information On Affordable Care Act Applications To Deport Immigrant

On Friday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement released a memo stating that the agency would not use personal information submitted through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) website to enforce immigration law. Undocumented immigrants are barred from qualifying for the ACA, but many live in “mixed status families” with legal immigrants who may be eligible for enrollment. continue reading »

New Fuel Pricing for Brazil’s Petrobras

New Fuel Pricing for Brazil’s Petrobras

Brazilian state-controlled oil giant Petrobras said it planned to adopt a new fuel-pricing system this year that would feature automatic adjustments, allowing the company to produce better fi continue reading »

‘Big Papi’ Ortiz Helps Red Sox Take World Series Lead Over Cardinals

‘Big Papi’ Ortiz Helps Red Sox Take World Series Lead Over Cardinals

Boston's Jon Lester pitched another outstanding game and David Ortiz continued his phenomenal streak at the plate as the Red Sox beat the Cardinals 3-1 in St. Louis to take a 3-2 lead in the World Series. continue reading »

Blog del Narco- Policeman Sacked for Having Sex on the Job

Blog del Narco- Policeman Sacked for Having Sex on the Job

A young woman, dressed in denim shorts and blue blouse, left her home, located a short distance from the prison and met one of the officers of the van number 2037 of the police unit's continue reading »

SPAIN: Prosecutors Gather Evidence of U.S. Spying Operations

SPAIN: Prosecutors Gather Evidence of U.S. Spying Operations

Prosecutors decided Tuesday to begin gathering evidence about the alleged massive spying operations conducted by U.S. intelligence agencies in Spain, officials told Efe. continue reading »

San Luis Potosi Police Chief Gunned Down

San Luis Potosi Police Chief Gunned Down

The police chief of Aquismon, a city in the central Mexican state of San Luis Potosi, was murdered by gunmen, prosecutors said. continue reading »

Opinion: Government Not Tending to Issues Affecting Border States

Opinion: Government Not Tending to Issues Affecting Border States

Despite President Barack Obama's call on Congress to go forward with immigration reform, politicians in Texas say that Washington ignores the real problems facing border cities. continue reading »

REPORT: 30,000 Guns Taken Off Streets by Mexican Gov’t this Year

REPORT: 30,000 Guns Taken Off Streets by Mexican Gov’t this Year

The government has taken more than 30,000 rifles and handguns off Mexico's streets, thanks to the "Firearms Exchange" campaign that started at the beginning of this year, the Defense Secretariat said. continue reading »

Gates Foundation Will Help Brazilian Government Develop Affordable Measles Vaccine

Gates Foundation Will Help Brazilian Government Develop Affordable Measles Vaccine

The Brazilian government announced Monday an accord with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to produce a combined measles/rubella vaccine for export to developing nations at favorable prices. continue reading »

Crazed Justin Bieber Fans out in Force in Colombia to See Pop Idol Perform

Crazed Justin Bieber Fans out in Force in Colombia to See Pop Idol Perform

Scores of teenagers gathered Monday in front of a Bogota hotel to see pop idol Justin Bieber, who on Tuesday will give the only concert in Colombia on his Believe Tour. continue reading »

MEXICO: Alleged Drug Traffickers Killed by Michoacan Vigilantes

MEXICO: Alleged Drug Traffickers Killed by Michoacan Vigilantes

Five suspected members of the Los Caballeros Templarios drug cartel were gunned down over the weekend by vigilantes in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, prosecutors said. continue reading »

MEXICO: Recovered Antiquities Now on Display in National Museum

MEXICO: Recovered Antiquities Now on Display in National Museum

Thousands of Mexican antiquities are scattered around the world, with illegally obtained archaeological items rarely being returned to Mexico. continue reading »

Barça Coach Martino Not Worried About Messi Scoring

Barça Coach Martino Not Worried About Messi Scoring

FC Barcelona coach Gerardo "Tata" Martino on Monday rejected criticism of superstar Lionel Messi and said that the club is not concerned about the striker's performance. continue reading »

Puerto Rico-Based Craft Brewery Looking to Expand

Puerto Rico-Based Craft Brewery Looking to Expand

Puerto Rico's Old Harbor Brewery wants to conquer the global craft beer market, a sector that is growing rapidly. The brewing company wants to introduce its beers in all t continue reading »

COLOMBIA: U.S. Marine Captured by FARC Released After 4 Months

COLOMBIA: U.S. Marine Captured by FARC Released After 4 Months

A former U.S. Marine held captive for four months by Colombia's FARC guerrilla group was handed over to a delegation of Red Cross, Cuban and Norwegian officials over the weekend. continue reading »