Gomez http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/65525/all en Cardboard figures portray domestic help of Los Angeles mansions http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130824/cardboard-figures-portray-domestic-help-los-angeles-mansions <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Los Angeles, Aug 24 (EFE).- Ramiro Gomez is combating "the invisibility" of immigrant workers employed in the mansions of Los Angeles by painting cardboard figures of them that he installs in the city's exclusive areas to remind people of their existence.</p> <p>"With my artwork I found a way to represent them and put them in the foreground of the photo instead of out of sight at the back," Gomez told Efe.</p> <p>"People often take pictures of a beautiful house in Beverly Hills, but they forget to take photos of all the domestic help who work to keep the house beautiful," he said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130824/cardboard-figures-portray-domestic-help-los-angeles-mansions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gomez Ramiro Gomez Social Issues Agencia EFE Sat, 24 Aug 2013 21:01:41 +0000 Agencia EFE 5917083 at http://www.globalpost.com Motorcyclist found alive after 4 months lost in the Andes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130909/uruguayan-found-alive-after-4-months-lost-the-andes-argentine-m BUENOS AIRES — A 58-year-old Uruguayan man who disappeared four months ago in the remote Andes Mountains was found alive on Sunday, after he spent a brutal winter eating rats and raisins to survive, local media reported.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130909/uruguayan-found-alive-after-4-months-lost-the-andes-argentine-m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Agronomists Argentina Aviation accidents and incidents Gomez Technology Travel/Tourism Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 Americas Chile Thomson Reuters Mon, 09 Sep 2013 06:26:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5928217 at http://www.globalpost.com Uruguayan found alive after four months lost in the Andes: Argentine media http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130909/uruguayan-found-alive-after-four-months-lost-the-andes-argentin <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - A 58-year-old Uruguayan man who disappeared four months ago in the remote Andes Mountains was found alive on Sunday, after he spent a brutal winter eating rats and raisins to survive, local media reported.</p> <p>Raul Fernando Gomez Circunegui in May set out to cross the mountains from Chile to Argentina on foot because his motorcycle broke down. He then reportedly lost his way during a snowstorm.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130909/uruguayan-found-alive-after-four-months-lost-the-andes-argentin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation accidents and incidents Gomez Technology Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 Thomson Reuters Mon, 09 Sep 2013 16:49:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5928805 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexico says federal lawmaker killed, body burned http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140924/mexico-says-federal-lawmaker-killed-body-burned <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mexican authorities confirmed Wednesday that a federal lawmaker was killed and set on fire after being abducted in broad daylight, shocking his ruling party amid government assurances that violence is down.</p> <p>Deputy Gabriel Gomez Michel was driving to the airport in the western state of Jalisco on Monday when several cars intercepted his sport-utility vehicle, authorities said.</p> <p>The 49-year-old former pediatrician's body was found early Tuesday in the neighboring state of Zacatecas inside the charred remains of his SUV alongside the burned corpse of his assistant.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140924/mexico-says-federal-lawmaker-killed-body-burned" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gomez Guadalajara, Jalisco AFP Thu, 25 Sep 2014 01:22:09 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6268131 at http://www.globalpost.com