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November 2013 Archives

Undocumented Students Turn to Crowdfunding to Pay for College

Undocumented Students Turn to Crowdfunding to Pay for College

Undocumented students are turning to ‘crowdfunding’ to pay for their college tuition since most traditional sources of financial aid are not available to them. continue reading »

Archaeologist May Have Discovered Earliest Spanish Mission, Alamo’s Original Location

Archaeologist May Have Discovered Earliest Spanish Mission, Alamo’s Original Location

Texas archaeologists are excited about the possibility they have located the oldest Spanish mission in San Antonio and the precursor to the famous Alamo. continue reading »

LatAm Making Strides in Fight on AIDS, Seniors Over 60 New Concern

LatAm Making Strides in Fight on AIDS, Seniors Over 60 New Concern

Latin America is making progress in fighting HIV/AIDS, though fear still exists about warning young people about its risks, and its prevention among older adults must definitely be stepped up, a U.N. official said. Despite the difficulties in some countries, Latin America is the region continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 62 Bodies Uncovered Between Jalisco and Michoacan

Blog del Narco: 62 Bodies Uncovered Between Jalisco and Michoacan

The remains of four people were found buried in unmarked graves on the edge of Jalisco and Michoacán during the last hours. With this finding,a total 62 bodies have been exhumed in the area since November 9. The Government is coordinating the operations between military, federal police agents and the Attorney General's Office (PGR) continue reading »

Izzy Ocampo, Alleged Serial Killer of Homeless, Dies Before Facing Justice

Izzy Ocampo, Alleged Serial Killer of Homeless, Dies Before Facing Justice

Itzcoatl “Izzy” Ocampo, alleged serial killer of homeless people, has died and will not face justice for six murders. continue reading »

Cristiano Ronaldo the “World’s Greatest Player and One of the Best of All Time.” -Real Madrid Pres

Cristiano Ronaldo the “World’s Greatest Player and One of the Best of All Time.” -Real Madrid Pres

Real Madrid President Florentino Perez had words of high praise Saturday for star forward Cristiano Ronaldo, calling him the "world's greatest player and one of the best of all time." "This year, we've put together a simply spectacular team with a player who's marking an era at Real Madrid," he said at a ceremony in which badges were given out to club members. continue reading »

Basketball Great Michael Jordan and Cuban Wife Soon to be Parents

Basketball Great Michael Jordan and Cuban Wife Soon to be Parents

Basketball great and newlywed Michael Jordan and his wife Yvette Prieto have announced they are going to be parents soon. continue reading »

Violence in Veracruz- Two Catholic Priests Found Slain

Violence in Veracruz- Two Catholic Priests Found Slain

Two Catholic priests were found slain in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz, a crime whose motive remains unclear even though four suspects have already been arrested, authorities said. The bodies were found in Ixhuatlan de Madero, a town in the northern part of Veracruz, the Diocese of Tuxpan said in a statement. continue reading »

Amnesty International Notes MX Presidents One Year Anniversary With Criticism

Amnesty International Notes MX Presidents One Year Anniversary With Criticism

Twelve months after taking office, the administration of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto "has failed to demonstrate that human rights are its priority," Amnesty International said Friday. continue reading »

Guatemala Recovers Mayan Artifact Dating from 250-900 A.D. from U.S.

Guatemala Recovers Mayan Artifact Dating from 250-900 A.D. from U.S.

The Guatemalan government announced the repatriation from the United States of a Mayan panel dating from the classic period, 250-900. continue reading »

Work Resume on Brazil’s World Cup Stadium After Deadly Accident (VIDEO)

Work Resume on Brazil’s World Cup Stadium After Deadly Accident (VIDEO)

Officials have authorized the resumption of construction work at this Brazilian metropolis's World Cup stadium, where an accident earlier this week left two people dead. continue reading »

Blog del Narco- Cartel Denies Deal With President Calderon’s Sister (VIDEO)

Blog del Narco- Cartel Denies Deal With President Calderon’s Sister (VIDEO)

The leader of the Los Caballeros Templarios (Knights Templar) drug cartel said in a video uploaded to YouTube that Mexican ex-President Felipe Calderon's sister approached his criminal organization during the 2011 gubernatorial campaign in the western state of Michoacan. continue reading »

President Obama Visits Immigration Advocates Fasting For Reform

President Obama Visits Immigration Advocates Fasting For Reform

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama visited Fast For Families on the national mall on Friday, a group of faith, civil rights leaders, and immigrants gathered to pressure the House of Representatives to take up immigration reform. continue reading »

Mexico Internet Use Up 12.5%, 63% of 12-34 Year Olds

Mexico Internet Use Up 12.5%, 63% of 12-34 Year Olds

The number of Internet users in Mexico soared 12.5 percent, compared to the previous year, to 49 million in 2013, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said Wednesday. Some 30.7 percent of Mexico's households are connected to the Internet, up 20.6 percent from the 2012 survey, the INEGI said. continue reading »

Mexican Narcos Invade U.S. Airspace with Ultra-Light Aircraft for Drug Drop

Mexican Narcos Invade U.S. Airspace with Ultra-Light Aircraft for Drug Drop

U.S. authorities are reporting that an ultra-light aircraft from Mexico came into U.S. airspace unannounced near San Diego for a drug drop-off earlier this week. continue reading »