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SaturdayDecember 21, 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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Colombian Arrested for Plotting to Kill Venezuelan President

Colombian Arrested for Plotting to Kill Venezuelan President

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Colombian police captured in the northwestern municipality of Bello a career criminal accused of plotting to kill Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, authorities said Friday.

The chief of the Bogota Metropolitan Police, Gen. Edgar Sanchez, told reporters that Alejandro Caicedo Alfonso, alias “Scooby,” was arrested Tuesday.

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What is Mexico Going to Find at the World Cup?

What is Mexico Going to Find at the World Cup?

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By Aaron Zurita, Reach Hispanic

The Mexican national soccer team team has been criticized in the past few months for their bad performance before the CONCACAF brackets in the final World Cup elimination round.

Some voices encouraged the Tricolor to lose by default so that they would not attend the World Cup, for fear of total humiliation, others across social networks demanded the heads of the coaches, players, managers, and even those of television personnel.

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Spanish Language Films Fail to Advance in Oscar Race

Spanish Language Films Fail to Advance in Oscar Race

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Spanish-speaking countries’ hopefuls for a Foreign Language Film Oscar have been eliminated from the race for the statuette.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday unveiled a list of nine features that advanced to the next round of voting in that category.

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Liverpool Extends Luis Suarez’s Contract Until 2018

Liverpool Extends Luis Suarez’s Contract Until 2018

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Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez has signed a “new long-term contract” with Liverpool F.C., the club announced Friday on its Web site without providing any further details.

British media said the deal would extend his current contract by two years - until 2018 - and make him the Reds’ highest-paid player.

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Gogo Joins Aeromexico to Provide Internet on Flights

Gogo Joins Aeromexico to Provide Internet on Flights

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Aeromexico and connectivity specialist Gogo have formed an alliance to offer in-flight Internet and wireless entertainment service on at least 75 of the carrier’s planes.

Both the connectivity service and the Gogo Vision wireless entertainment service are expected to be available to Aeromexico passengers in the second half of 2014, the companies said in a statement.

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Hispanics Take Their Dollars Online

Hispanics Take Their Dollars Online

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By Ayrie Aranda-Mori, Reach Hispanic

I came across a great article the other day on MediaPost.  It shared the results from a great study conducted by Experian Marketing Services

The results of the study showed US Hispanics have a higher tendency to shop online for goods and services; more so than the US General Population.  This is a HUGE eye opener!

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Death Toll of Peruvian Bus Crash Rises to 16

Death Toll of Peruvian Bus Crash Rises to 16

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The death toll from a bus plunging off a highway and down a slope in northern Peru climbed to 16 and the number of injured to 59, police in the Ancash region said Friday.

A police spokesman told Efe that the injured have been admitted to five hospitals in the region and that the bodies of the fatalities will be delivered to their families.

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AIRE Radio Networks to Broadcast Thalia’s Radio Show

Mexican singer Thalia’s music and lifestyle radio show will broadcast on the AIRE Radio Networks platform.

Thalia, who recently debuted her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, said the contract will allow her to expand the transmission of her program across the country.

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Pope Francis Says Discarded Food Could Feed the World

Pope Francis Says Discarded Food Could Feed the World

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“With the food that is thrown away we could feed all the people in the world who suffer from hunger,” Pope Francis says in a video released this week.

The pope’s message was filmed Dec. 5 during his meeting with leaders of Argentina’s Excluded Workers Movement, which released the clip at a gathering of people who eke out a living recycling trash in the South American nation, Vatican Radio said.

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Spaniard Starts Jet-Ski Journey From Cuba to Mexico

Spaniard Starts Jet-Ski Journey From Cuba to Mexico

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Spanish navigator Alvaro de Marichalar left Havana en route to Cancun, Mexico, to complete another stage of his jet-ski journey commemorating the 500 years since the discovery of the Pacific Ocean by Vasco Núñez de Balboa.

De Marichalar left Thursday on his jet ski “Numancia” from Havana’s Club Nautico Marina Hemingway headed for Mexico, a crossing which, if all goes as scheduled, should last about two days and will include two stops to take on supplies in the eastern Cuban province of Pinar del Rio.

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Police Confirm Associate of El Chapo Dies in Mexico

Police Confirm Associate of El Chapo Dies in Mexico

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Federal police believe that the five suspects killed this week in an operation in the northern state of Sonora include an associate of Sinaloa drug cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, Mexico’s National Security Commission said Friday.

Authorities are finding it difficult to confirm that Gonzalo Inzunza Inzunza was among the dead because the surviving suspects removed the five bodies after Wednesday’s confrontation, the commission said in a statement.

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U.S. GDP Sees 4.1 Percent Growth in 3rd-Quarter

U.S. GDP Sees 4.1 Percent Growth in 3rd-Quarter

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The U.S. economy expanded 4.1 percent in the third quarter, the fastest clip in two years, the Commerce Department said Friday in a revised estimate of the nation’s gross domestic product.

In a reading earlier this month, the government had said GDP grew at an annual rate of 3.6 percent.

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Torrential Rains Lead to 3 Deaths

At least three people died as a result of the heavy rains registered Thursday in the eastern coastal Brazilian state of Espirito Santo, government agencies said.

More than 18,000 people were forced to abandon their homes and about 2,000 families were evacuated and are being housed in shelters set up by the local government, according to a bulletin released by the Civil Defense agency.

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SaturdayDecember 21, 2013