Latest Vasconcelos Stories

2008-11-05 09:00:08

Eight people, including Mexican Interior Minister Juan Camilo Mourino, were confirmed dead in a Mexico City Learjet 25 crash, President Felipe Calderon said. Calderon, addressing the nation on television late Tuesday, said former Deputy Attorney General Josi Luis Santiago Vasconcelos and Miguel Monterubio Cubas, Mexico's director of social communication, also died when their small jet crashed in a central part of the city, CNN reported. Forty people on the ground were injured in the fiery...

2008-07-19 18:00:22

SUMMER finally arrives this weekend and, for the next 10 days at least, it'll be a scorcher. Last night's lighting up of Bambuco - the temporary bamboo bridge across the Tyne - marked the launch of the SummerTyne festival, which lines up sizzling music and family events at The Sage Gateshead until July 27. From noon today until 4pm, the outdoor Performance Stage hosts the Steel Pandango, a slice of the Caribbean on Tyneside and a chance to show off local steel pan talent. It's...

2007-02-02 18:01:08

Nurses hold the 14.5-pound baby boy known as "Super Tonio" in Jesus Kumate Rodriguez Hospital Wednesday in Cancun, Mexico. Antonio's mother, Teresa Alejandra Cruz, 23, and father, Luis Vasconcelos, 38, noted that Cruz gave birth to an 11.46-pound baby girl seven years ago. (c) 2007 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.