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SundayApril 27, 2014

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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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Eva Longoria at Tribeca Film Festival with Her “Food Chains” Documentary

Actress Eva Longoria showed her more committed side at the Tribeca Film Festival as producer of “Food Chains,” a documentary about the abuse farm workers suffer and which, according to her, now means the achievements of Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta have been dismantled.

Twenty years after the death of farm workers’ leader Cesar Chavez, who in the 1970s led the fight for Latino laborers’ rights and formed the United Farm Workers union, Longoria asked the New York festival audience what it is that’s making us go backwards.

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After 8 Year Absence Tenor Jose Carreras Make Triumph Return in Spain

Spanish tenor Jose Carreras has made a triumphant return to opera in “El Juez” by Austrian composer Christian Kolonovits.

The 67-year-old Carreras, known as one of “The Three Tenors,” thrilled opera fans from Bilbao and 15 countries Saturday night at the Teatro Arriaga.

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Thousands Protest in Mexico City Against New Law that Could Limit Freedom of Expression

Thousands of people formed a human chain this weekend in Mexico City to protest a telecommunications bill that critics contend could limit freedom of expression.

Opposition grassroots and political organizations staged the demonstration on Saturday.

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Italy Returns over 4,000 Archaeological Artifacts to Ecuador

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa hailed the return to his country of thousands of archaeological pieces from Italy, the European nation where he broadcast Saturday his traditional weekly activity report, which was retransmitted to this Andean country.

“Returning from Italy is the greatest return in history, more than 4,600 archaeological pieces,” Correa said, adding that the items being returned came largely from the Tolita culture.

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El Salvador Claims Los Zetas Mexican Drug Cartel Arming Its Gangs

Los Zetas, considered Mexico’s most violent drug cartel, is providing rifles to El Salvador’s gangs, Security Minister Ricardo Perdomo said.

“Information has been obtained about arms being sent from Mexico by Los Zetas, who have provided rifles,” Perdomo said in an interview earlier this weekend with Telecorporacion SalvadoreƱa, or TCS.

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Pope Francis Declares Two Popes Saints

Pope Francis on Sunday canonized two of his predecessors, John XXIII and John Paul II, praising the two newest saints for “renewing and updating” the Catholic Church.

The pontiff declared John XXIII and John Paul II saints before some 500,000 pigrims who gathered in St. Peter’s Square and packed the surrounding area.

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SundayApril 27, 2014