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Archive for January 28th, 2014

  • Central banks in emerging markets take action

    January 28, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    A man points forward as he passes in front of a board displaying going rates of U.S. dollars at a foreign exchange business in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. The Argentine government announced Friday it was relaxing restrictions on the...

  • Yahoo’s 4Q results dragged down by revenue drop

    January 28, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, file photo, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer smiles during a session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Yahoo reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File) SAN...

  • Giffords testifies on Wash. gun initiative

    January 28, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    People line up outside and in view of the Capitol to enter a Washington state House panel hearing Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Olympia, Wash. Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who survived a 2011 shooting, testified before the panel considering...

  • Filiberto Quezada

    January 28, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Filiberto Quezada, 76, who passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. A funeral Mass will be celebrated by Father Gonzalo Moreno...

  • Venezuelan journalists protest over paper shortage

    January 28, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    An employee of El Nacional newspaper holds up a sign that reads in Spanish “Without information, there is no democracy”, during a protest outside the Cadivi agency, which controls foreign currency in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014....

  • Julie Ann Haws

    January 28, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Julie Ann Haws, 56, of Roswell, passed away Jan. 26, 2014. Julie was born Feb. 16, 1957, in Roswell, to James Oscar Reid and Mary Smith. Julie was a hard worker and kept working till the end, she never thought of herself but always thought of others. She was...

  • Gene A. Warren

    January 28, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    March 11, 1938 – Jan. 26, 2014 A graveside service for Gene A. Warren, who at the age of 75 left this Earth to be with our Lord, will be held at 10 a.m., Friday Jan. 31, 2014, at South Park Cemetery. Gene was a resident of Roswell since 1957, where he began...

  • Man arrested for allegedly pulling gun on NM teen

    January 28, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a 76-year-old man is in custody for allegedly threatening a Santa Fe Prep student with a gun. A 17-year-old student told police he was driving to school erratically about 8 a.m. Tuesday when a man followed him to campus...

  • NM jobless rate at 6.4 percent, unchanged in Dec.

    January 28, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s unemployment rate remained unchanged last month at 6.4 percent. The state Workforce Solutions Department said Tuesday the unemployment rate in December was down from 6.6 percent a year ago. The state agency says...

  • NM man pleads guilty to a statutory rape charge

    January 28, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Mescalero Apache man has pleaded guilty to a statutory rape charge in New Mexico. Prosecutors say 21-year-old Norman Stan Chee entered his plea Tuesday in federal court in Las Cruces and didn’t have a plea agreement. Chee...