Cheering peons, in their dirty overalls, folded serapes over their shoulders, sailed their huge white sombreros into the air last week in Merida as President Lazaro Crdenas, taking another step in the Agrarian reforms under his Six-Year Plan, announced he would break up Yucatn's great henequen* estates, giving the land to the peasants. Few days later, Cabino Vsquez, head of the Agrarian Department, arrived in the Yucatan peninsula with brigades of surveyors, engineers and technical assistants, ready to split the expropriated estates into small farms and ejidos, communal allotments.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner had every reason to think he had seen all of AIG’s dirty laundry.
An extradition hearing is expected in Spain this week for one of two pilots arrested recently on charges they participated in “death flights” in which more than 1,000 prisoners were thrown out of planes during Argentina’s “dirty war” in the 1970s and 1980s, officials said. Former Navy Lt
Patrick Swayze, whose hunky good looks and sympathetic performances in such films as “Dirty Dancing” and “Ghost” made him a romantic idol to millions, died Monday.
Patrick Swayze, whose good looks and sympathetic performances in films such as “Dirty Dancing” and “Ghost” made him a romantic idol to millions, died Monday. He was 57