Daily Archives: 6 junio, 2014

In Pictures: Peña Nieto arrives in Rome for official visit to the Vatican


The president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, landed Friday to Giovanni Battista Pastine airport in Rome, Italy, to start on Saturday an official visit to the Vatican and hold a private meeting with Pope Francisco.

Discover nineteenth century French book bound in human skin


Discovery is really nothing more than a confirmation, since the own Houssaye (1815-1896) had left a handwritten note inside the book in which he explained that the work was bound to “human skin parchment.”

Evelio Romero Writer Wins National Novel Award Colombia


With the novel “Bolivar coach,” the 58-year Bogotá writer won Friday as the winner of the 2014 National Novel Prize. Writer received a prize of 60 million pesos (about $ 32,000).

In pictures: So looks Normandy 70 years after D-Day


The battle, also known as Operation Overlord, was the first armed confrontation where Hitler’s Nazi Germany fell defeated; fact commemorated by all nations who participated in the international alliance against fascism.

Sanchez Ceren strengthens education system in El Salvador


During a celebrated activity in Nairobi (center), the officer said his government will work to strengthen education first. He stressed that the delivery of school kits, feeding program and glass of milk will continue being fundamental to the children of his country.

Pope Francisco prepares to pray at the Vatican with Peres and Abbas


In the Vatican, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israel, Shimon Peres, will join in prayer with the pontiff for peace in the Holy Land. The event will be run by the Christian protocol, although each leader will raise prayers according to their religion.

Costa Rica and Guatemala relaunch bilateral dialogue


The presidents of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solís, and Guatemala, Otto Perez Molina, agreed Friday to activate a commission to relaunch bilateral dialogue on political, economic, cultural and sports affairs.

Mexico sealed agreements with industry to strengthen Portugal


The leaders of both countries undertake new tourist, educational and technological projects as part of the relaunch of its commercial alliance. The president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, said that “without a doubt” this cooperation will promote economic development.

Colombian unions and indigenous support Santos bid


The largest organization of indigenous and major labor unions on Friday expressed his support for the candidacy of Juan Manuel Santos to give continuity to the peace dialogues with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia and contribute to the end of the armed conflict.

Studio alert increasing ocean pollution


A study by scientists at the Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) located in Spain reveals that the number of elements that pollute the ocean increased ten times that estimated in previous research.