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Spanish towns, sites of sensational crime scenes, fault Google with keeping bad news top of search results

Spanish towns, sites of sensational crime scenes, fault Google with keeping bad news top of search results

LatinaLista — According to data from the International Telecommunication Union, Spain ranks 13 in the world for both wired and mobile broadband access to the Internet. In other words, the ranking signifies that much of the country is going online. In these still harsh economic times for the country, the Internet is a valuable tool

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The 21st Century battle fought by Honduras’ indigenous to know their history and retain their identity

By Wendy Griffin Honduras Weekly During a recent Intercultural Education seminar in San Pedro Sula at the Universidad Pedagógica Nacional (National Teaching University) in July 2013, the Pech teacher Angel Martinez was explaining Pech crafts and he was surprised by the reactions of the university professors who attended when he said he was Pech. “We


Archaeologists find dozens of dog skeletons in Lima, Peru

By Rachel Chase Peru This Week Archaeologists investigating the Maranga complex in the Parque de las Leyendas in Lima, Peru, have made a series of discoveries that appear to be ritual burials of a large number of dogs. According to El Comercio, excavators working at the site have unearthed 62 complete canine skeletons, as well


Mexico — a country where over half of unintended pregnancies end in abortion

LatinaLista — Mexico ranks as the 11th most populous country in the world, with 122,730.392 people. It’s a country where women outnumber men (50.7% vs. 29.3% of the population, respectively), 85 percent of the people are Roman Catholic and it holds the distinction of having the highest population of any Spanish-speaking country. It’s also a

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Houston foundation crowdfunds to help finish construction of medical clinic for remote Honduran village

LatinaLista — The ongoing sniping back and forth over the Affordable Care Act is trivial and senseless when viewed from the perspective of villagers of Santa Ana, Intibuca, Honduras. Since 2004, the 700 villagers of this remote mountain town have been praying that each year will be the time when the area’s only medical clinic


Brazilian invention uses plastic bottles and water to generate light — without electricity

By Nelza Oliveira UBERABA, Brazil – Mechanic Alfredo Moser said that once he met famous Spiritist leader Chico Xavier on the street in the city of Uberaba in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. They talked a little and, in parting, Xavier put his hand on Moser’s head and said: “You will have light