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Mexico‘s teacher’s union leader was arrested for allegedly embezzling millions of dollars from union funds. She is accused of spending the money on private planes and plastic surgery. Mexico is estimating that over 26,000 people disappeared during Felipe Calderon’s presidency. Activist groups are suggesting that cartels and security forces may be to blame. A California couple believed to have gone missing while on a cycling trip in Peru have been found. Peruvian authorities spotted the couple on a river boat on the Amazon river. And new discoveries out of Peru today. Skeletons dating back to at least 700 years ago were found at Peru’s main sports center, buried with ceramics, textiles and agricultural tools.