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  • Archaeologists Continue Searching for “First Humans” in Europe at Atapuerca Site in Spain

    07/27/2013 8:46:03 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 11 replies
    Hispanically Speaking ^ | July 24, 2013 | unattributed
    Archaeologists in Spain are busy excavating the Gran Dolonia portion of the Atapuerca archaeological site for clues to the first humans that arrived in Europe. Many archaeological treasures have come from this northern Spain location known as the caves of the Sierra de Atapuerca. In 2007 human remains were found that date back one and a half million years, considered the oldest Europeans remains ever found. Human remains have also been found from the "Homo antecessor" dating back 850,000-to-950,000-years ago. The youngest remains found here date back a mere 5,000-years ago from the homo sapien species. The site is in...
  • 500,000 year old cranium found at Atapuerca, Burgos

    08/01/2010 6:48:19 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 33 replies · 11+ views
    Typically Spanish ^ | July 28, 2010 | h.b.
    It is the second complete cranium to be found at the site A 500,000 year old complete cranium has been recovered from the Atapuerca side at Sima de los Huesos de Atapuerca in Burgos. It's the second complete cranium to be found at the site which shows the presence of Homo Antecessor in the region. Sources at the Atapuerca Foundation say that once the practical entire cranium has been recovered the meticulous reconstruction of the bones will be undertaken during the winter. The first cranium to be found at the site, known as Craneo 5 is now on display...
  • France holds three 'Eta suspects'

    08/19/2009 5:18:03 AM PDT · by csvset · 5 replies · 537+ views
    BBC ^ | 19 August 2009 | BBC
    French police have arrested three suspected Basque separatist militants in an Alpine ski resort, officials say. The men were reportedly armed and had false identity papers. Police arrested them in a raid on an apartment in Le Corbier Villarembert on Wednesday. One suspect, named as Alberto Machain Beraza, is thought to be linked to recent Eta bombings, including an attack in Majorca, Spanish media say. Eta has been blamed for more than 820 deaths during its separatist campaign. Eta claimed responsibility for the bombings in Spain in July, carried out just ahead of the 50th anniversary of the group's founding....
  • Shooting was over gold necklace

    05/25/2006 4:31:04 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 2 replies · 174+ views
    WORCESTER TELEGRAM & GAZETTE ^ | May 24, 2006 | Scott J. Croteau and Juan Pablo Lopera
    WORCESTER— While fear exists that an 18-year-old man shot for his gold necklace Saturday night near Chino Avenue may be paralyzed, members of his family said yesterday they have faith he will emerge OK. Jeffrey Burgos remained in a city hospital in critical but stable condition and was scheduled to undergo more surgery. His family, who asked that their names and address be withheld for fear of reprisal, said the bullet went in near his navel and came out his back near his spine. “The doctors said it was a possibility (he would be paralyzed), but I trust in God...
  • Teens in Jamaica Plain craft a new 'no' to sexual harassment

    08/25/2005 3:50:26 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 28 replies · 636+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | August 25, 2005 | Megan Tench
    They are going to hand the men cards that say ''Please Respect Me" and spell out definitions of sexual harassment. It's a move designed to educate the men and boost the girls' self-esteem, said community organizers who helped guide them -- but it also puts some Boston police officials on edge as they urge the girls to avoid confronting potentially threatening people.