Wednesday, February 05, 2014

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Mexican President Accused of Treason Over Energy Overhaul via  
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MEXICO CITY – Leftist stalwart Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday launched a legal offensive against the recently approved overhaul of Mexico’s oil industry, formally accusing President Enrique Peña Nieto of treason.  “We will reverse all of these anti-people, submissive measures. That is the objective of our movement, of our struggle,” he said after filing a criminal complaint with the Attorney General’s Office.
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’s President Santos Says Spying Was “Totally Legal” via  
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Costa Rica has a way to go for women in politics, say election monitors via  
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Above: Several prominent elected leaders from left to right: current lawmaker Rita Chaves of the Accessibility without Exclusion Party; in-coming lawmaker Epsy Campbell of the Citizen Action Party; and President Laura Chinchilla of the National Liberation Party.  Alberto Font/The Tico Times
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2 Convicted of murdering Brazilian journalist via  
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Britain to provide Mexico with $6.5 mn to bolster scientific innovation

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Community Leaders Work To Devise 'Blueprint' To Triple Latino Wealth In 10 Years  
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Breaking:  Latino closes down U.S. programming 
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Here Comes Miami! The Scramble for  by Alan Farago »   
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Highest Deforestation Rates Affecting #Paraguay’s Uncontacted Natives via @IndianCountry
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Above: House of uncontacted Ayoreo, discovered when road was bulldozed through their land. The next day the bulldozer returned and flattened the house.
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 The Ayoreo-Totobiegosode Indians live in the Chaco, a vast expanse of dense, scrubby forest stretching from Paraguay to Bolivia and Argentina. (Courtesy Survival International)
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2/5/2014  Murder in the Lacandón Jungle; background on Viejo Velasco Massacre
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Above: Viejo Velasco Displaced Return to Look For Belongings
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2/5/2014  Viejo Velasco Massacre, 7 Years Later | Compañero Manuel
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 Prevalece la impunidad a 7 años de la matanza en Viejo Velasco Suárez  
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2/5/2014  Remains Of 2,000-Year-Old Native American Village Found In Downtown Miami via

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2/4/2014  Three Plead Guilty To Smuggling Immigrants By Plane @fronterasdesk
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Mexican Immigrant Luis Lopez Runs For TX Legislature, Wants More Hispanic Representation via

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South Carolina: Businesses call for #immigration reform @FoxNewsLatino
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2/3/2014  Self-defense groups and their critics @elenemigocomun
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Cuba's Return To Caribbean Baseball Series In 50 Years Met With Protests
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Venezuela's outfielder Lew Ford, right, slides safe onto home plate and scoring a run as Cuba's catcher Yulexis La Rosa tries to tagged out during a Caribbean Series baseball game in Porlamar, Venezuela, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. Venezuela won the game 8-5.(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
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2/03/2014  The Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean in 2014 @HuffPostBiz http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alejandro-werner/the-outlook-for-latin-ame_b_4717275.html
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Latin American Currencies Depreciate to Lowest Level Since 2003 via  
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Carlos Lopez-Cantera To Be Sworn In Monday As Florida's First  Lt. Governor  
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott, left, congratulates Miami-Dade Property Appraiser Carlos Lopez-Cantera after naming him lieutenant governor and his running mate for 2014, during a news conference, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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Mexican Pop Singer Melissa Plancarte Tries To Distance Herself From Drug Lord Father  
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Florida Man Who Claims He Was Shot By Aaron Hernandez Is Shot Again, Police Say
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, file photo, Alexander Bradley, right, talks with his attorney Robert Pickering, left, during a court appearance at Hartford Superior Court on in Hartford, Conn. Bradley, who alleges he was shot by former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, has been shot again in Connecticut. Hartford police Lt. Brian Foley says Bradley was shot several times in the leg Sunday night, Feb. 2, 2014, at the Vevo Lounge Bar & Grill, and was taken to a hospital. His condition hasn't been released. (AP Photo/The Hartford Courant, Richard Messina, Pool, File)
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After A Hard Day's Work Doing Construction, Carlos Vargas Begins His Second Job Feeding The Homeless via

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Above: Volunteer Carlos Vargas during one of the runs donating food to the homeless in New York. (Provided)
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Jose Salvador Alvarenga:  Man says he ate birds, turtles in 13 months adrift. He left Mexico in December 2012 for a day of shark fishing and ends up surviving 13 months on fish, birds and turtles before washing ashore on the remote Marshall Islands some 5,500 miles (8,800 kilometers) away. via  
 
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2/3/2014  #Mexico’s Vigilantes on the March ~By Enrique Krauze @NYTimes
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2/3/2013  #CostaRica Disappointment at the polls leaves Liberation voters wondering if their party is still evergreen  via @TheTicoTimes

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Above: National Liberation Party candidate Johnny Araya delivers an election night speech after placing second behind Citizen Action Party candidate Luis Guillermo Solís. The two will face each other in an April runoff.  Alberto Font/The Tico Times
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2/2/2014  Fight for Black,  Studies continues at CSULA  
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2/2/2014  Honduran Police Chief Suspended Over Alleged Ties To Drug Traffickers
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Amid California's Drought, Farm Workers Brace For Unemployment Rise
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Above: In this Thursday Jan. 30, 2014 photo, Irene Fernandez, 66, attends a devotional at the Salvation Army on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, in Los Banos, Calif. For years, Fernandez picked walnuts, sorted tomatoes and pulled weeds from cotton fields surrounding Los Banos. She worries that the farms wont have enough rain this year to be productive and provide work for younger people. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)
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Above: In this Thursday Jan. 30, 2014 photo, Felicia Grant, a lieutenant at the Salvation Army listens to a devotional before handing out free food to needy residents in Los Banos, Calif. Grant fears that the states drought will be so severe this year that middle-class families in the Central Valley will need free food along with the farm workers. She hopes that theyre not afraid to ask for help when the time comes. It may start at the bottom, she said. But it reaches the top. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)
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Costa Rica doesn’t need communist experiments, says Liberation candidate Johnny Araya via  
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Costa Rican presidential hopeful Johnny Araya, of the ruling National Liberation Party, votes in western San José on Feb. 2, 2014.  Ezequiel Becerra/AFP
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Sugar tycoon Alfonso Fanjul now open to investing in Cuba under ‘right circumstances’
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2/2/2014 The former  versus the gang crusader  
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Salvador Sánchez Cerén (left) and Norman Quijano (right), pictured at their closing campaign rallies this week.
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 What if the Autodefensas decide to fight and implement social changes?:
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Published on Feb 1, 2014 ~ The Autodefensas are supported by rich farm owners but composed of thousands of poor workers; according to filmmaker Salvador Díaz Sanchéz the Mexican government is aware that in Chiapas the farm workers where at the core of the insurrection, that is why the Peña Nieto administration made a deal with the Militias to have a way to keep them under control.
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After Years Of Endangerment, Mexican Gray Wolf Population Bouncing Back
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File-This undated file image provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a Mexican gray wolf leaving cover at the Seviellta National Wildlife Refuge, north of Soccorro, N. M. There are more Mexican gray wolves in the wild in the New Mexico and Arizona than last year. The results of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's annual survey were released Friday Jan. 31, 2014. There are at least 83 of the endangered predators in the two states, marking the fourth year in a row the population has increased. (AP Photo/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Jim Clark, File)
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Two Years after Riots Against Cops, Anaheim Gets its First #Latino Police Chief  @FOX40
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Anaheim, California, Police Chief Raul Quezada, the first Latino chief in the city’s 157-history. (Credit: Anaheim Police Department) 
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US gun policy no longer domestic as weapons are smuggled to #Mexico via @NCRonline
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Above: Mexican President Felipe Calderón inaugurates a billboard near the border of the United States with the message "No more weapons" on Feb. 16, 2012. (Newscom/Getty Images/AFP/Jesus Alcazar)
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Soldiers stand next a stack of firearms seized from drug traffickers and other criminals. The army destroyed the weapons in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, in February 2012. (AP/Eduardo Verdugo)
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To fight the cartel, Mexican emigrants return to their hometowns  
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Above: The Birrieria Apatzingan restaurant in Pacoima is named after the city in Michoacan, Mexico, where many of its workers and customers are from. The Knights Templar drug cartel has made that city its stronghold, but civilians are fighting back. (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times / January 24, 2014)
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1/29/2014  Tijuana’s Need For Internet Speed via

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Watsonville, California: A Small Town Where Hispanic Majority Is The Norm
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Above: This July 19, 2013 photo shows women and children walking along Main St. in Watsonville, Calif. In the bricked plaza, strolling musicians wearing glitzy cowboy outfits blast a mariachi song, while Spanish-speaking shoppers bustle between farm stands choosing tasty cactus leaves and fresh chiles. Welcome to an increasingly typical town in California, a state where Hispanics become the largest ethnic group this summer. As the Golden State becomes less and less white, communities are becoming more segregated, not less. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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In this Friday, July 19, 2013 photo, Maria Lopez, right, reads in the city library alongside daughters Emily, 9, at left, and Esmeralda, 7, in Watsonville, Calif. In the bricked plaza, strolling musicians wearing glitzy cowboy outfits blast a mariachi song, while Spanish-speaking shoppers bustle between farm stands choosing tasty cactus leaves and fresh chiles. Welcome to an increasingly typical town in California, a state where Hispanics become the largest ethnic group this summer. As the Golden State becomes less and less white, communities are becoming more segregated, not less. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Above: This July 19, 2013 photo shows Martha Rivera sewing clothes at a shop in Watsonville, Calif. In the bricked plaza, strolling musicians wearing glitzy cowboy outfits blast a mariachi song, while Spanish-speaking shoppers bustle between farm stands choosing tasty cactus leaves and fresh chiles. Welcome to an increasingly typical town in California, a state where Hispanics become the largest ethnic group this summer. As the Golden State becomes less and less white, communities are becoming more segregated, not less. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Above: This July 19, 2013 photo shows realtor Tony Campos, Watsonville's first Latino elected official, pointing to a wall with photographs of the towns past Mayors in Watsonville, Calif. In the bricked plaza, strolling musicians wearing glitzy cowboy outfits blast a mariachi song, while Spanish-speaking shoppers bustle between farm stands choosing tasty cactus leaves and fresh chiles. Welcome to an increasingly typical town in California, a state where Hispanics become the largest ethnic group this summer. As the Golden State becomes less and less white, communities are becoming more segregated, not less. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Above: This July 19, 2013 photo shows a woman walking next to a mural depicting scenes from the city's history in Watsoville, Calif. In the bricked plaza, strolling musicians wearing glitzy cowboy outfits blast a mariachi song, while Spanish-speaking shoppers bustle between farm stands choosing tasty cactus leaves and fresh chiles. Welcome to an increasingly typical town in California, a state where Hispanics become the largest ethnic group this summer. As the Golden State becomes less and less white, communities are becoming more segregated, not less. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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1/27/14 'Pope And Mussolini' Tells The 'Secret History' Of  And The Church
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Graffiti Artist Battles Violence in  via  
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In this July 29, 2012 photo, a masked artist who calls himself the Urban Maeztro and prefers to remain anonymous for security reasons, walks away after pasting one of his "interventions" on a street wall showing Rene Magritte's "Son of Man," substituting the apple covering the face of the suited subject in bowler hat with a pink grenade, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The 26-year-old graphic artist left his day job at an advertising agency to work on pieces like this one, to encourage Hondurans think about how violent their country has become. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)
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10/10/2012 Remembering the Black Berets and the Struggle for La Raza in New Mexico
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