Topic: South America
La Barbie, whose real name is Edgar Valdez Villarreal, was a Texas football star before he moved to Mexico City and joined the Sinaloa Cartel.
09/01/2010 12:30 pm
With each step toward socialism in our economic policy, America's defining entrepreneurial flame fades a bit more in our culture.
08/31/2010 09:45 pm
Edgar Valdez Villarreal, nicknamed 'La Barbie,' was arrested by Mexican authorities in an operation Monday near Mexico City. He is alleged to be a top player in the brutal Beltran Leyva Cartel.
08/31/2010 10:05 am
The launch of a fourth Predator drone Wednesday will mean the entire US-Mexico border is now patrolled by the unmanned aircraft.
08/31/2010 09:58 am
The Mexico massacre of 72 migrants reveals how stronger police enforcement in the Mexico drug war is pushing criminal gangs into side businesses such as extortion, kidnapping, and human trafficking.
08/30/2010 02:36 pm
Pea-sized frog, Microhyla nepenthicola, lives in puddles that accumulate in the pitcher plant. It's no wonder it took scientists until now to discover it.
08/25/2010 02:27 pm
A Christian Science perspective.
08/25/2010 09:35 am
For the first time, the extent of the world's mangrove forests have been mapped by satellite, and the results are discouraging.
08/20/2010 04:37 pm
Viktor Bout, the famed weapons dealer, can be extradited to the US, a Thai court ruled today. The so-called 'Merchant of Death' is accused of supplying dictators and warlords with weapons.
08/20/2010 12:08 pm
Andalgalornis, a prehistoric, flightless, carnivorous bird that lived in South America, subdued its prey using a repeated attack-and-retreat strategy, landing well-targeted, hatchet-like jabs with its massive beak.
08/18/2010 07:31 pm