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ThursdayOctober 3, 2013

Latino Daily News: Bringing You the Latest Hispanic Current Events and News Stories 24/7

To reflect the dynamic interests of our audience, Latino Daily News is an online daily news source and virtual cultural center for and about Latinos. We offer the latest news headlines, as well as innovative and insightful Hispanic current events stories, photos, videos, and commentaries from a Latino perspective, 24/7.

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Federal Judge Places Restrictions on Actions of Arizona’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Federal Judge Places Restrictions on Actions of Arizona’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio

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A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday placed heavy restrictions on the Sheriff’s Office in Maricopa County, Arizona, including placing an independent observer there to prevent racial profiling on the part of its personnel.

In his decision, Judge Murray Snow said that the office of Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who has gained wide attention for his operations against immigrants, has three months to hire a bilingual sheriff to serve as a liaison with the community.

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Check Out Argentina’s Adrian Villar Rojas Work in New London Exhibit

Check Out Argentina’s Adrian Villar Rojas Work in New London Exhibit

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Argentine Artist Adrián Villar Rojas is presenting a new exhibition at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London.

The exhibit, “Today We Reboot The Planet,” will run from September 26 to November 10.

Known for his large-scale sculptural works made predominantly in clay and brick, the artist’s new exhibition plays on the idea of a fossilized world of ruins and ancient monuments.

Villar Rojas has been the recipient of numerous awards including The Zurich Art Prize at the Museum Haus Konstruktiv, (2013); the 9th Benesse Prize in the 54th Venice Biennial, (2011); the Nuevo Banco de Santa Fe Scholarship for Young Artists, and the first prize in the Bienal Nacional de Arte de Bahía Blanca at the Contemporary Art Museum of Bahía Blanca, Argentina, (2005).

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Hispanic TV Market Generates $4 Billion Annually

Hispanic TV Market Generates $4 Billion Annually

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The rise of the Spanish-language television industry appears to be unstoppable in the United States as media outlets that broadcast in English are looking more and more toward a market of 53 million Latinos with $1.2 trillion in purchasing power.

Big networks such as Univision, Telemundo and CNN en Español and local channels like Miami’s America TeVe and MegaTV are fighting a marketing battle to capture viewership among a complex and diverse Hispanic audience.

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Air Travel Up 8.5 Percent in Mexico

Air Travel Up 8.5 Percent in Mexico

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The arrival of tourists by air to Mexico grew by 8.5 percent in the first eight months of this year, compared with the same period in 2012, the Tourism Secretariat said Wednesday.

From Jan. 1 through Aug. 31, 8.11 million foreign tourists traveled by air to Mexico, compared with the 7.47 million who arrived during the same period in 2012, said the secretariat regarding the figures provided by the INM immigration agency.

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U.S. Expels 3 Venezuelan Diplomats Living in Washington, Houston

U.S. Expels 3 Venezuelan Diplomats Living in Washington, Houston

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The United States is throwing out the charge d’affaires at the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington and two other diplomats from the Andean nation, the State Department said.

Charge d’affaires Calixto Ortega, embassy Second Secretary Monica Alejandra Sanchez Morales and Consul Marisol Gutierrez de Almeida, stationed at the Venezuelan Consulate in Houston, were given 48 hours to leave the country.

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Paulina Rubio Takes a Stab at Fashion Design

Paulina Rubio Takes a Stab at Fashion Design

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Mexican actress and singer Paulina Rubio will seek to find a niche in the competitive fashion world by launching her own line of handbags and shoes via the Internet.

The “sensual, modern and informal” collection, which will be distributed via the Web site JustFab, was presented at a mall in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale.

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Alejandro Sanz Kicks Off Sold Out Mexican Tour

Alejandro Sanz Kicks Off Sold Out Mexican Tour

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Spanish singer Alejandro Sanz launched his Mexican tour with a sold-out concert at the capital’s Auditorio Nacional.

“What a pleasure to see you again!,” Sanz told the 10,000 people who packed the hall for the first of his six shows at the iconic venue.

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President Obama “Exasperated” By Government Shutdown

President Obama “Exasperated” By Government Shutdown

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U.S. President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he is “exasperated” by the lack of agreement that led to the paralysis of the federal government and warned that Wall Street “should be concerned” about the economic consequences.

“And am I exasperated? Absolutely, I’m exasperated, because this is entirely unnecessary,” said Obama in an interview with CNBC.

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ThursdayOctober 3, 2013