Saturday, February 25, 2006

The Inexplicata Podcast is Here!

In an effort to provide even more information to our readers, we have initiated a series of podcasts on older subjects that may have been overlooked in the rush to cover more recent news items.

The first two podcasts available include "UFOs in the 1970s" and "Prehistoric Mysteries" (10.5 MB respectively)

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Thursday, February 23, 2006

Puerto Rico: Light in Sky Prompts Calls to Radio Station

Type: I
Date: Tuesday, February 21 2006
Place: Northern Caguas.
Time: 4:00 A.M.
Witness: Antonio Torres (Pseudonym) and three others
Evidence: Video
Brief Description: A round yellow light that looked like a star at a distance
Summary: ?In the evening of February 21, 2006 around 4:00 a.m., my mother woke me up to see an alleged light in the sky which was being discussed on the radio, don't know the station, but I'm sure it was on the AM band, as that is the only one she listens to. I headed for the terrace, looked at the sky and saw it, but to be sure I found my camera and recorded it. There are some good closeups on the film and everything ended at dawn, since the sun's light kept me from recording further. They allegedly said on the radio that it was toward El Yunque [rainforest]. It was a round shining light that seemed white, moving left and right. At a distance it resembled a star."
Conclusion: It was the planet Venus, which was rising at that time over the horizon.
Reported by: Antonio to Lucy Guzm?n de Ovni.Net
Source: Ovni.Net

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Mexico: UFO's in Nuevo Leon

SOURCE: Ana Luisa Cid (
DATE: 12 February 2006

Several UFOs were recorded in northern Mexico. The evidence was filmed by Efren Sauceda Tello using a Sony Digital TRV380 camcorder on February 12, 2006.

The witness says that a total of 4 sightings took place and that all of the cases involved very shiny objects which descended along the slopes of the Topo Chico hill until they lost themselves in the thickets.

He says that he was unable to record the last UFO, as the glare of the sun kept him from doing so.

Efren Sauceda was at his uncle's house in Colonia Fomerrey 36, Escobedo, Nuevo Leon.

Times that the recordings were made:

2:41 p.m.

3:38 p.m.

3:41 p.m.

3:51 p-m.

Witnesses' statement:

"I can tell you that they weren't spheres, since as they descended they showed a mass movement, as though changing shape, but with a very bright light. I wasn't the only one who saw them. Several of my cousins were among the witnesses.

"I believe that the most interesting feature of these recordings is that we not only possess a video of three unknown objects, but we also managed to record the time at which they reached their destination."

It should be recalled that in 2005, Efren Sauceda presented interesting evidence of tubular UFOs, making him one of Mexico's most experienced skywatchers.

(translation (c) 2006, Scott Corrales, IHU)

Argentina: The House Where Objects Move By Themselves

SOURCE: La Capital (Rosario, Argentina)
DATE: 21 February 2006
***Phenomena ascribed to 12 year-old girl; neighbors and policemen are witnesses***

This has nothing to do with a horror film like Poltergeist or the Exorcist. But the trite phrase: "Sometimes reality is stranger than fiction" would appear to apply perfectly to this story. According to neighbors and the dwellers of a humble home in Barrio Belgrano, a series of episodes that could be classified as paranormal has taken place ever since a 12 year-old girl produced the involuntary movement or floating of several objects. Flying flowerpots, fans crashing to the floor, levitating glasses, furniture and bathroom items moving suddenly, all caused this family to seek the aid of the police, priests, evangelical preachers, parapsychologists and psychiatrist to help the teenager to feel contained while the strange phenomenon is explained.

According to her parents, Daiana, the protagonist of the story, "is a normal child; she plays and goes to school" and her neighbors see her as "an untroubled pre-teen". Although her parents admit that she was "under psychiatric treatment at the Provincial Hospital for several months because she couldn't sleep, she wandered and had discipline problems in school."

Marcelo Portnoi is the father. He is 47 and works as a mechanic, living with his wife Mirta and 6 other children for over 32 years in a house on 1855 Garz�n St. "We fight her every day," he said, but the latest events have caused concern among the family.

"For over two months, strange things have been going on inside the house, albeit minor and insignificant ones. One could hear the noise of moving chairs or water running in the bathroom," he said. But upon investigation, everything seemed to be normal.

Even so, what took place between Friday and Saturday outstripped his sense of wonder, prompting Daiana's parents to rush to neighbors and the police for aid. "The girl poured herself a glass of juice and when she turned around and walked four steps, the mate (popular Argentinean beverage) flew through the air and hit her on the head while her back was turned," explained the still-amazed head of household.

Immediately after, the pre-teen's mother described the time in which they were completly overwhelmed by the circumstances. "I approached the room where my youngest son was sleeping, because I couldn't sleep. I asked Daiana to stay with my nephew Isaias. When she got out of bed, the electric fan automatically crashed to the ground. She walked past a table lamp and it began to shake, as well as the highboy. We didn't know what else to do," she recalled. In that instance, her desperate husband took to the street to summon the neighbors.

Upon returning, he sat in an armchair beside a bronze and glass crucifix. "I had to hold onto something in order for the movement to cease," explained the man. A neighbor arrived to offer assistance and "no sooner had he entered, the cross levitated, fell down with the image of Jesus facing forward, and shattered to bits."

"I have no reason to lie. This is my daughter, I want to help her and I'm not looking for any benefits out of this," said Marcelo at the door to his home, feeling a bit more serene because "Daiana is with an aunt to keep the press from harassing her."

Patrolmen from the "Comando Radioelectrico" arrived on Saturday midnight and got out of their vehicle to ascertain what was going on. "While my daughter was seated on the toilet, the "bacha" spun on its axis and fell as she was leaving. All of that, plus the fall of a table and a TV set, was witnessed by the offcers," Marcelo added, making it known that he and his relatives weren't the only witnesses.

According to Portnoi, after those incidents, his daughter "ran out to the street in a fright". At that time, a medium-sized flowerpot located in the backyard "levitated and followed her, but then fell." A policeman was so shocked that he ran toward the street, but the door slammed shut after Daiana had gone through it."

The girl asked her mother for help on repeated occasions because she allegedly heard "voices". Meanwhile, Marcelo and Mirta await professional help to safeguard their child's health.

(Translation (c) 2006, Scott Corrales, IHU. Special thanks to Christian Quintero, Planeta UFO)

A Soldier's Story: UFOs Over the Falklands, 1982

A Soldier's Story: UFOs Over the Falklands, 1982
by Silvia Perez Simondini
What you are about to read is the eyewitness testimony given by a soldier during the Falklands War. It has been truly different to face him, as his emotions left no doubts as to the sincerity of his experience. We shall call him "Roman", and while he would not mind his name to be known, I prefer to conceal it for safety's sake.
The following is the literal transcription of his account:
"What I am about to tell you, took place precisely in the 1982 period (we're talking about April 4-10 at the El Condor Ranch, in Rio Gallegos). That ranch is currently owned by the pullover manufacturer, Bennetton, and is located on Route 3. It measures more or less 4 thousand hectares and we were surveying the area and providing security for it on account of the Falklands War.
"At around 2 or 3 in the morning, we were sleeping. Some of us were on duty and we felt that one of the sentries was banging desperately against the door in the place were we slept, and we were startled, because it was a terrible [sound] of desperation, as though he'd seen a monster or something like it.
"Whe I opened my eyes, there was an intense white light outdoors, similar to the floodlights of a soccer stadium that light up the playing field. But there was a startling detail, the fact that it was snowing, there was a lot of wind, but the circle in which the light was contained was peaceful; even the air and weather was warm. I also noticed that the other 2 soldiers outside were looking at the sky, where there was a gigantic spacecraft with lights -- not a circular one, I perceived it as an oval body whose center gave me the impression of looking at the stars, but its lateral lights made a slight movement. Those of us inside the house went out and stared at it for 15 minutes, more or less. We felt no fear, rather a sense of tranquility. At one point, it slowly began to move and vanished over the hills at high speed in a matter of seconds. What was also astounding was that after it disappeared, the snow and the strong wind also returned, which was a shock to us.
"And there we were, exchanging frightened glances over what we had experienced. We kept quiet. The next day, an army helicopter with military personnel showed up and they didn't look like Argentineans; I thought they were Americans. They got us together in one place and transferred us to a sector of a given regiment - the 24th Mechanized Infantry Regiment - took us to a room and took away all of our accoutrements and uniforms, leaving us with t-shirts, boxer shorts, ankle boots without laces and locked us in the room. Half an hour later, they took us to another room and began talking to us about what we had seen. Given the Falklands conflict, they thought it could be a new British weapon or some such, and this did not jibe at all with what we were thinking. We thought it was something unnatural, not of this Earth, but they advised us not to discuss the subject with anyone.
"Then they took us to another place, a larger, shed-type room, where we found another group of soldiers and sub officers. It turned out that among these sub officers was a sergeant I knew, don't know his name. We knew each other by sight and having chatted on another occasion due to orders. He was a very strong and energetic man, very hard and mature in his decisions, but when I saw him, he was completely broken and lost. I started asking him what had happened to them, and it turned out that when we had seen this vehicle, and it flew over the hills, following what used to be Route 3, they had seen the light at the same time, closed their eyes, and then appeared in another location 3 kilometers distant. All of the soldiers scattered over the ground. This is what I'm trying to tell you -- imagine everyone sitting in the back of a truck, the close their eyes, and upon opening them again they're all lying in a field.

"This is what happened to two Army trucks and a YPF truck, whose driver appeared inside his truck but 3 kilometers away, near the police station. All of the soldiers that vanished in those seconds and appeared elsewhere (2 to 3 km away) had undergone an experience wholly different from our own. The main subject was that they were not to discuss it with anyone. Then the Army Command divided us up independently, we were each sent to war in different locations and never saw each other again.
"I'm telling you this today, January 14, 2006, and what I'm telling you about took place in 1982. I'm willing to discuss it because of something I saw that gave me the answer [as to why] that vessel looked transparent to me. This is an anecdote of a real event that I'm sharing with the folks at the UFO museum so that you can write it down. I'm thankful to these people who are making known, at this time, the things that happen in this world. It seems important to me that we begin calling them by name and discussing our experiences. Many thanks -- Roman."
This ends the eyewitness account of a soldier from the Falklands War, who not only had to suffer the scourge of war but also that of the unknown, since those who underwent this tremendous experience were not even able to discuss it among themselves. I have transcribed his comments at his request, since it is his wish that everyone should know what the Argentinean soldiers had to endure -- something that does not belong to history and is not part of it, but which thanks to a man who became aware of what is going on today, is an experience he can share with us all.
(translation (c) 2006, Scott Corrales, Institute of Hispanic Ufology)

Thursday, February 16, 2006

Summary of Puerto Rico UFO Cases - February 2006

Summary of UFO Cases in Puerto Rico - February 2006

Reported to or Researched by OVNI.NET

and/or its collaborators

Compiled by: Lucy Guzman, OVNI.NET

Updated on: 2-14-06


Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico: UFO Photo

Type: I

Date: Tuesday 7 February 2006

Location: Juana D�az

Time: 2:57 P.M.

Witnesses: Mr. ADC (Pseudonym)

Evidence: Two Photos, one showing the UFO

Summary: �I am sending you a photo attached to this e-mail, as I found the results curious. The description of the event is the following. I was taking some sample shots of the sky to show the color difference when adjusting the �white balance�, a common characteristic in digital photography. I took several sample shots and it wasn�t until I verified them on a computer that I noticed that a mark appeared on one of the photos, in the clouds, and at least I cannot identify what it is. I know that it isn�t a �sun flare� because they appear differently and are visible in the photos. I am dismissing the possibility of a dusty lens, as I had cleaned it prior to making the test. Seconds later another photo was taken without this �object� appearing. The photos are unretouched, only compressed to send them by e-mail. Should you have any use for them, I will gladly send you the originals on a CD. The photo data is as follows. They were taken on February 7, 2006. The first photo (IMG_3699) was taken at 2:57 pm from the camera in my hand, standing in the carport, pointing south with a slight inclination to the west. But you can still notice the same cloud composition in the photographed area. I included this photo because it shows the same clouds but without the mark or object that appeared in the first photo. EXIF data for the photos is attached. You will find info on the focal length, shutter speed and lens opening. The camera used to take these photos was a Canon EOS 350D (Digital Rebel XT) 8.0 megapixel and a Canon 28-105mm lens USM. The lens has a UV haze filter on it at the time of the photo.

Evidence analyzed by: Alexander Rivera

Conclusions: Under analysis

Case referred by: The witness to Andrew �lvarez, and Lucy Guzm�n de Ovni.Net

Source: Andrew �lvarez de and Ovni.Net

Moca: Another Low-Flying C-130 Hercules

Type: I

Day: Thursday 9 February 2006

Location: Moca


Witnesses: Anonymous

Evidence: None

Summary: �There�s a C-130 flying at low altitude. I don�t know if it�s dumping anything, but I�ll try to notice if it is. There are many strange things going on around here, in the Ramey air base vicinity. Almost every day you see an airplane circling around. Unless I�m mistaken, it�s a military 4-engine plane.�

Case referred by: the witness himself to Lucy Guzm�n, Ovni.Net

Source: Ovni.Net

Yauco: More Low-Flying Aircraft Over Urban Area

Type: I

Day: Friday 10 February 2006

Location: Seen from Yauco Plaza

Time: 12:30 P.M.

Witnesses: Rafael�s father

Evidence: None

Summary: �My dad told me that they saw the C-130�s flying over the city of Yauco again. Today he was at Yauco Plaza when two Hercs flew over the area at low altitude. He told me that they fly exceedingly low and brushing the television and cell-phone towers on the hill that can be seen from Hwy#2 in Barinas. One of them was completely black and the other olive green (this latter one had regular cammo colors). He says that they turned in such a way that the wing tilted downward, almost touching the hillside. He says people phoned San Juan to report the presence of these vehicles over the area, and that it�s becoming a weekly routine. I will keep you informed as the events continue to occur. Curiously enough, an island-wide display of Federal operations took place today.�

Case refered by: Rafy, son of Rafael to Andrew �lvarez, and Lucy Guzm�n de Ovni.Net

Source: Andrew �lvarez de and Ovni.Net

Lares, Puerto Rico: C-130 Sightings Continue Over Urban Areas

Type: I

Day: Saturday 11 February 2006

Location: Lares

Time: Daytime

Witnesses: An employee of researcher Alexander Rivera

Evidence: None

Summary: �Today (Saturday) one of my employees from Lares came to get his paycheck and out of the blue told me that there was a military airplane (which he believes to be the C-130) flying low over the house of his mother-in-law in Lares. The aircraft makes turns and then comes back.�

Case referred by: The witness himself to Alexander Rivera and in turn, to Lucy

Guzm�n, Ovni.Net

Source: Alexander Rivera and Ovni.Net

Adjuntas, Puerto Rico: An Invisible �Something� Throws Coins and Stones at Elderly Couple

Type: Paranormal

Date: 13 February 2006 (From 2004 to the present)

Location: Adjuntas

Time: Various, but mostly in the morning, when the woman is making coffee.

Witnesses: The couple

Evidence: The change and the coins, which she keeps.

Summary: The woman widowed in 2003. In 2004 she remarried a man 15 years her senior. She is a farmer and he is a retiree. They lived on the lower floor of a two-storey house. Since they married, some invisible presence has pelted them with coins or river stones. There is a river � mile away from their home. They decided to move to another 500 feet away from the first, where her children stay. They have also been pelted with stones and coins at this location, and also when she goes out to to work the fields. No activity is currently taking place at the original hime. The husband confessed that he underwent these experiences prior to the marriage, leading to the understanding that it isn�t the woman�s late husband who is tossing coins and stones, but something that the new husband �dragged in�.

Reported by: The woman�s brother to Andrew Alvarez, by means of a cellphone call from Lucy Guzm�n

Researched by: Pending

Conclusion: Pending

Source: Andrew Alvarez Lucy Guzm�n

Caguas, Puerto Rico: Grandparents Accosted by Humanoid Ball of Light; Hear Voices in Unknown Language

Type: Paranormal

Date: February 13 2006, but has occured on other occasions.

Location: Caguas, Puerto Rico

Time: Mostly during the evening

Witnesses: The couple

Evidence: None

Summary: The couple sees a small, human-shaped ball of light. In one instance, the woman went outside and saw the ball. On another, the the ball emerged from the bathroom; the husband went into the bathroom and the ball followed him, only to vanish. The woman has heard voices in a strange language. The air conditioner perspires by day and she has to place a bucket to catch the water, but does not do this at night.

Reported by: Her nephew to Andrew Alvarez, and by phone to a Lucy Guzm�n

Researched by: Pending

Conclusions: Pending

Source: Andrew Alvarez, Lucy Guzm�n

(translation (c) 2006 Scott Corrales, Institute of Hispanic Ufology)

Puerto Rico: Summary of UFO Cases - January 2006

Summary of UFO Cases in Puerto Rico - 2006-02-15

Reported to or Researched by OVNI.NET

and/or its collaborators

Compiled by: Lucy Guzman, OVNI.NET

Updated on: 2-14-06


Ponce, Puerto Rico: Low Flying UFO Reported

Type: I

Date: 01.08.06/ 04.03.05

Time:P 6:27 pm

Place: Ponce, P.R.

Evidence: None

Summary: "I would like to report the strange movement of an object flying over Ponce last weekend on 01.08.26 at 6:27 pm. The object was dark and made erratic movements on its axis. Its forward movement was very slow. At first it resembled a balloon, but its flight path was orderly. Given its altitude, it is unlikely that it could have been a conventional remote-control plane. I can more or less place the elevation at 1000 feet. I love aviation and am planning to take courses to obtain my license, as I have studied aircraft since middle school fifteen years ago. As far as I'm concerned, it was neither a Cessna or Tiger small aircraft - the observation lasted some three minutes as it moved from west to east at between 15 to 30 MPH. It flew behind OfficeMax and Wal-Mart; once it was over this last store, it made a left turn of some 100 degrees and headed toward Playa de Ponce. That's where I lost visual contact with the object. I don't know if you've received a report from anyone else, so I'm informing you just in case. I began looking at other drivers, but as you can imagine, they were all staring straight forward as though they were sleepers awake. My wife managed to see a silver detail to the object, but since I was driving, I was limited to seeing it as dark. I couldn't see a tail rudder or wings."

Case referred by: The witness himself to Andrew �lvarez at and Lucy Guzm�n de Ovni.Net

Source: Andrew �lvarez de and Ovni.Net

Yauco, Puerto Rico: Low-Flying Aircraft Flies Over Urban Area Dropping a "Spray" from its Wings and Causing Allergies, Respiratory Problems in Local Residents.

Type: I

Day: Either Wednesday January 25 or Thursday, January 26 2006

Location: Yauco

Time: 10:00 to 11:00 A.M.

Witnesses: Rafael - father of Rafi-; schoolteacher; Rafi himself.

Evidence: None

Summary: "My father told me a story that has caused many to phone in regarding a C-130 Hercules that flew over the entire area last week as it dropped a "spray" from its wings (not from its engines). Papi told me that he saw it and its color was nearly black, flying well under what is normal for an urban area. I asked if he managed to notice any distinguishing features in its tail, but he said nothing could be seen. In Yauco there has been much talk about respiratory problems: my cousin and his wife took ill on Wednesday or Thursday; I myself came down with allergies and chest complaints and a hoarseness that nearly clouded my voice. My daughter developed strong nasal allergies. But since Wednesday to the present, there haven't been any allergies. From my work place I was able to perceive the rumble of engines between Wednesday or Thursday. I was surprised that the object was flying so low, but I was dealing with students at the time and I was unable to leave the school library. It was between 10:00 and 10:30 am. One of the teachers told me she saw one in Yauco proper last week and that it was flying very low and engaging in maneuvers over Yauco. She said that it looked strange because it made many turns (coming and going many times) over the are. She was on her way to school, and told me that this took place before 11:00 am."

Case referred by: Rafy to Andrew �lvarez de and

Lucy Guzm�n de Ovni.Net

Fuente: Andrew �lvarez, and Ovni.Net

Guaynabo, Puerto Rico: Alleged "Alien" Says Anthropologist and Paranormal Researcher Andrew Alvarez is an "Extraterrestrial".

On Thursday, January 27 2006, Puerto Rico�s �El Despelote� radio show (on Mega Station 106.9 FM). [a call was received] from a woman identifying herself as �Mar�a� who claimed to be an alien, owned a spaceship, professed to have the ability to hypnotize people, and spoke in an alien language, saying that Andrew Alvarez was a space alien; Andrew�s mother had told her that her two children were the offspring of an alien father; Andrew had not learned his knowledge, but rather had it since the age of 3, and that she was a witness to this. She added that she was also writing a book in which she would discuss aliens and their languages. On Sunday the 29th, on the Marcano [TV] show, after Andrew spoke on terrorism, Marcano asked him if it was really true that he was a space alien. Andrew smiled, as this was the question he least expected. He listened to the recording of the woman�s allegations (as Marcano played it for him) and said that he knew that her name was Minerva and that when he was 14 years old, she had been one of her mother�s students. Boys, he added, would chase her in an attempt to rip her wig off, since she said she was an alien and had little antennae on her head. He, on the other hand, was thoroughly human!

Note: The woman has continued to phone Mega and other stations with the same story.

Source: La Mega Estaci�n, Marcano TV Program and

(Translation (c) 2006, Scott Corrales, Institute of Hispanic Ufology)

Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Mexico: Camera Picks Up UFO in Chihuahua

Photo taken by Mr. Demetrio J. Ramirez on October 18, 2005 in Chihuahua, Mexico.

According to the witness, he was traveling by bus across the Mexican state in question on his way to a wedding. The bus crossed the village of Creel toward the region known as Divisadero in Barrancas del Cobre. As a panoramic view of the landscape can be obtained from a lookout on this tourist attraction of the Sierra Tarahumara, he decided to take some photos with his Sony DSC-P150 digital camera.

Lacking an additional digital card, he said that on that very same evening of October 18, he rented a computer in Creel to deposit the photos into files on his Yahoo account. It was not until November 3 that he had access to the Internet and realized that an object suspended in mid-air was visible in one of the images an object not visually perceived by Ramirez and his party.

Eyewitness Account of Mr. Demetrio Ramirez:
"I really don't know what it could be, as the object appears to be at a certain distance...I don�t believe that it's a tree leaf, since it appears to be very high up, nor insects, given the apparent distance. I'm also dismissing the possibility of a spot or dust on the camera lens, since it does not appear on the other images we took on that date.

"Unfortunately, we erased the photos from the camera�s memory, since we needed space for the following day. I say unfortunately as some have said that its a trick photo or that the object was superimposed.

"I didn't submit the photo earlier, since I don�t believe it to be of great significance when compared to other any event, regardless of its nature, I am sharing this image with Prof. Ana Luisa Cid, leaving the matter to her respected discretion."

Ana Luisa Cid's Opinion:

For the time being I believe the photo to be real and that it probably suggests the transit of an unidentified flying object over the Sierra Tarahumara, cautioning that this material was received by me on January 31, 2006.

Applying my basic knowledge of photography, I have been unable to find any digital alterations to the image and the automatic data put forth agree with Mr. Demetrio�s account, adding that the image was taken at 1:17 p.m., according to the date, employing a normal exposure setting and an ISO 100 speed.

The eyewitness's objective stance, as well as his openness toward research, lead me to think that this could be a genuine case.

(translation (c) 2006, S. Corrales, IHU, special thanks to Prof. Ana Luisa Cid)

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Mexico: UFO Sighting Causes Excitement in Tamaulipas

The Journal of Hispanic Ufology
February 14, 2006
DATE: 02.14.06

Matamoros, Tamaulipas (El Mañana newspaper) - The rumor that two Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) were in the vicinity of Matamoros's Niños Heroes Lake caused residents of the frontier community to turn their eyes skyward, where several witnesses claim having seen two levitating white dots.

The information was spread through the media yesterday around two o'clock in the afternoon; dozens of citizens of Matamoros could be seen on their rooftops, scanning the skies toward the East.

A phone call from the public to Fructuoso Sánz news broadcast "La noticia tal y como es", transmitted on W 1420 AM and W FM 97.7, reported the sighting, which had already captured the attention of workers, students and homemakers located in that section of the city.

The objects were described as flying saucers with intermittent movement, although there were those who state that at first there was an additional object that disappeared in a short while.

"They can't be seen anymore, but the watchman tells me that he saw three: first they were traveling together - two stayed to the north while the remaining one took off toward the south."

The foregoing was part of an IM conversation between an employee of "El Mañana" and a relative located closer to Colonia Aurora, where the report emerged from. According to various accounts, the UFOs drifted in the sky for several minutes at a distance that was hard to determine due to the intensity of the sun's rays. From the second floor of this morning newspaper, the staff was able to witness a white dot that went up and down quickly. In a moment it descended to the point that it could no longer be seen on account of the tree foliage.

Other reports state that a further sighting took place in the morning, but heading toward Colonia Seccion 16, at around one o'clock in the morning.

(Translation (c) 2006, Scott Corrales, IHU. Special thanks to Ana Luisa Cid)

Argentina: UFO at Sierra de la Ventana

SOURCE: Raul Oscar Chaves, Ciufos-Lapampa
DATE: 02.14.06

The attached photograph was taken at Sierra de la Ventana, Province of Buenos Aires, in an effort to take a photo of the hole that gives its name to this system.

Prior to taking the photograph, the witnesses heard a strong, whistling and penetrating sound and tried to see if there was a jet aircraft in the area, but were unable to locate it.

Subsequently, they found an oval, reddish figure making a turn to the left in the upper part of the image and therefore, the mountain range.

The image was taken with a Vivitar N3000 camera and a roll of ASA 200 film.

(translation (c) 2006, Scott Corrales, IHU. Special thanks to Raul Oscar Chaves)

Venezuela: Mysterious Lights Over Caracas

SOURCE: Archivos Forteanos Latinoamericanos (AFLA)
DATE: 02.13.06
Residents of the Polvorin community, parish of La Pastora, Puerta de Caracas sector, reported the sighting of a strange luminous object in the skies over this Venezuelan locality to the north of the capital city. The unusual event took place on Wednesday, February 8 at night by a group of local residents while the object sped in a south to north direction.

Leonardo Duque, who was with his family at the time of the event, said that the object was orange in color and had a circular shape. He also added that the clear night skies and "total absence of clouds" enabled visual contact by the witnesses.

Carmen Perez, moreover, stated that at first everyone beleived that it was "an airliner" flying over the area. However, Mrs. Perez indicated that this hypothesis began losing credibility when after a few seconds the object appeared to divide itself in equal halves, giving the appearance of two large "sources of light"

Other residents, who did not wish to provide greater details on what had occured, manifested their doubts regarding the manifestation of this sort of phenomenon and claimed that it could have been any other object -- but not an airliner, "unless it is a new model"

According to the eyewitnesses, the UFO managed to conceal itself almost immediately behind Cerro El Avila after having crossed the capital area's airspace for a period of approximately 2 minutes. It was likewise reported that its movment was not linear.

Venezuelan agencies responsible for weather forecasting and determining atmospheric conditioins did not report any anomalies in their daily reports. Nor was any photographic evidence obtained by the witnesses.

(translation (c) 2006 Scott Corrales, Institute of Hispanic Ufology. Special Thanks to Liliana Nunez Orellana and AFLA)

Sunday, February 12, 2006

Argentina: Invisible UFO Over Mina Clavero, Cordoba?

SOURCE: Raul Oscar Chaves, Ciufos-La Pampa
DATE: 02.11.06
These images were taken on January 15 2006 at Mina Clavero, Province of Cordoba, Argentina, and show -- on the right margin of the photo -- a rhomboidal figure on a tilted plane, engaging in an apparent turn maneuver.
The day was cloudless with only a few cumulus clouds over the horizon at a temperature approaching 30 Centigrade. The object's presence was not detected by the witnesses.
(translation (c) 2006, Scott Corrales, IHU)

Mexico: "Chance UFOs" Photographed in 2005

Ana Luisa Cid Reports:
These photos were taken with a digital camera and suggest the possible presence of "chance UFOs" that were not visually noticed by the witnesses.
The image of the Zeppelin belongs to Eduardo Garc�a and was taken on February 8, 2006 in Los Angeles, California at 5:52 p.m. using a Nikon D-70 camera.
The photo of the airliner was taken by this writer in the vicinity of Mexico City International Airport on November 17, 2005 at 2:57 p.m. using a Samsung UCA-505 camera.
Ana Luisa Cid
(translation (C) 2006, Scott Corrales, IHU)

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Uruguay: Strange Circles of Burned Grass in a Field

DATE: February 7, 2006
For some days now, residents believe that events of a supernatural nature have been taking place in our province.
At midnight on Monday, January 23, there were people in San Salvador and Crespo who claimed seeing strange lights in the sky. At Nandubaysal Beach in Gualeguayco, several people claimed having seen a light they couldn't describe, although it remained in the sky for over two minutes.

A mysterious event took place in our city yesterday morning, alarming several residents of the rural outskirts. The time was around 3 am when Enrique Hurtado, who lives 400 meters from the bridge of the El Colman creek on Route 15 with his mother, Edith Moneda, felt that someone touched his arm and face as he slept. He woke up with a start, but did not find anyone in the room.
He also looked out the window without finding anything strange. Her mother was asleep in the other room. In the morning, they were both astonished to find the grass in front of their house burned in the shape of two rings. Both circles, measuring 15 paces in diameter, approximately, presented a nearly perfect curvature. "We didn't hear or see anything strange," Edith told La Calle Newspaper, "only the barking of dogs over a considerable part of the night." Around 19:00 hours a flock of birds startled them as it flew quickly away from a nearby copse as though frightened by something.
Before returning from the site, at sunset, we surveyed the sky with the remote hope of seeing something unusual, but only saw the stars that began to fill the Uruguayan skies.
Translation (c) 2006, Scott Corrales, IHU. Special thanks to David Cervantes, Fundacion Cosmos.

Mexico: UFO over Sayula

DATE: 02.07.06

A UFO was seen again over Usmajac, Municipality of Sayula, State of Jalisco

Sayula, Jalisco (Juventud) - Diego, a student at the Centro de Bachillerato Tecnologico Agropecuario No. 19 who lives in the Usmajac Precint, municipality of Sayula, became aware of the presence of a strange flying object commonly known as a UFO (acronym for unidentified flying object) precisely at the same place where only months ago some people had seen one, in the vicinity of El Cerrito.

The sighting, which occurred during daylight hours, came about when Diego said he saw a UFO whose characteristics were not terrestrial, but rather like those appearing in TV programs such as Jaime Maussan's, which come from outer space.

This is the second UFO that makes itself known in the vicinity of El Cerrito de Usmajac.

Translation (c) 2006, S. Corrales, IHU. Special thanks to David Cervantes, Fundacion Cosmos.

Argentina: Necochea Photos

The UFO photographed through a cell phone

The Necochea Power Station

Necochea's extensive and coveted beachfront

In our quest for obtaining UFO images, we sometimes forget the physical environment in which they take place. As Guillermo Gimenez tells us in his report, Necochea is one of Argentina's foremost seaside communities--a magnet for domestic and international tourists. It is also an major port handling a significant volume of that country's trade.

Argentina: UFOs Over Necochea 2005

Guillermo D. Gimenez

Once more, the city of Necochea, located in the southeastern end of the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was the scene of several evens related to the presence of UFO phenomena during the months of November and December 2005, with several witnesses to these events and photo evidence in one of them, secured by means of a cell phone as confirmation of these events.

At 23:40 hours on Sunday, November 20, 2005 a crew of workers from the DYCASA corporation, engaged in expanding the breakwater located in the Port of Necochea, observed with wonder from the tip of the breakwater how an enormous circular object hung over the sea, heading toward the south.

It was a spectacular evening. The skies were clear, windless and it had been a very warm day, for which reason hundreds of Necocheans milled along the coastline enjoying a lovely night. It should be noted that workers are on duty 24 hours a day, working 12 hour shifts.

The object was large and circular, issuing multiple shades of blue, red, yellow and white without making any sound at all. The object or ball of light was suspended over the sea facing the city, heading southward over the waters.

Numerous witnesses on the coast observed the silent transit of this object, but perhaps the privileged witnesses of these events were the workers on the breakwater, whom as we have already said, were engaged in the remodeling and extension work for the 842 meter-long Southern Breakwater, extending it 400 meters into the sea and assembling a headland.

“While we worked on the breakwater’s tip, we saw the object that issued multiple lights over the sea. All of us were excited. Finally, after several minutes of observation, the object lost itself toward Punta Negra in the dark of the night,” says machine operator Carlos Franzoni, one of the witnesses to the phenomenon who saw the UFO along with other astonished co-workers.

It should be noted that Punta Negra is a coastal site in the city of Necochea, located some 10 kilometers from the beach’s central district, so-called due to the color of its iron-enriched sands. It is a region consisting of broad beaches, a common characteristic to all of the city’s beaches, rocky areas and cliffs.

When the local airport was consulted, we were told that no aircraft flew over the area and much less at that time of night.

We ourselves witnessed the maneuvers of that object as it vanished southward. We saw it as a luminous object of an intense red color that vanished into the dark of the night.

December 2005 – A New Incident

A new incident took place on Friday, December 16 2005 at 23:30 hours approximately when Oscar Salverón and his family were driving along Route 86. Only a few kilometers from the city of Necochea, their son noticed a large object suspended only a few meters from the ground on the side of the road and at a considerable distance away from them. The object was perfectly round and of considerable size.

It was their son who first saw the object and alerted his parents, leading them to believe that it was the Moon rising, but the son answered: “No, dad – the Moon’s on the other side and high up.”

Totally amazed and slowing down the vehicle’s speed, with Necochea almost in sight, the family noticed that the object appeared to “beat”, changing colors constantly and brightly. It was large and circular, resembling a massive lit-up balloon. Many other vehicles noticed the object, which after a several minutes picked up speed and vanished toward Necochea.

Oscar Salverón works as a planner for the CARGILL corporation and has an upstanding reputation within the firm.

The multicolored object vanished silently in the night, to the amazement of all witnesses.

That very same evening, another family noticed a large object plowing the clear and star-filled skies over Necochea at 23:00 hours while having dinner in their yard, located in the city’s beach district. The family of C.M. witnessed a large object flying silently as it left a wide luminous wake in its path. The observation was brief as the object vanished toward the sea.

Two UFO incidents were recorded in the city of Necochea on Friday, December 16, 2005 with multiple witnesses to said phenomena.

But the UFO activity of the city of Necochea does not end here – there still remained a further episode with photographic evidence obtained by a cell phone, which would be added to the local UFO case histories.

On Monday, December 26 2005, several people located in the Port of Quequén-Necochea sector and on the coastal region of the latter became witnesses to the transit of a yellowish-white circular object moving silently over the city.

Marcelo Pintacuda, an agent for Central Electrica Necochea de Centrales de la Costa Atlantica SA, a company devoted to generating electric power and located in the Necochea port district facing the sea and alongside the Quequén River, that separates the cities of Necochea and Quequen, was working overtime in his duties as a fireman overseeing the unloading of 8000 tons of fuel oil for the plant from the Antares I vessel out of Buenos Aires, moored at the Necochea docks. The fuel is employed, along with gas, to feed the station’s boilers.

Through his Motorola C650 cell phone, Pintacuda was able to take three photos of a highly luminous and circular object that appeared unexpectedly over the port district, flying over ships, barges, businesses and high-voltage wires leading to the Necochea beach district. The main witness managed to take three photos whose description became the basis of our interview: how a circular, yellow-white object had flown noiselessly over the port.

We have also found other witnesses to these events who confirm them; most of them live in the city’s Port district.

The photos were taken at 21:23 hours on Monday, December 26, 2005 and are the record of a new UFO incident over the Necochean airspace.

There can be no doubt that the months of November and December, 2005 were active with the presence of unusual aerial phenomena and also due to the large number of witnesses in all of these cases, finding commonalities in all of them: circular, silent and multicolored objects flying in a southerly direction and over the city of Necochea, Province of Buenos Aires. These new UFO cases are added to the UFO case histories with new photographic evidence confirming the sightings.

(translation (c) 2005, Scott Corrales, Institute of Hispanic Ufology (IHU))