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WednesdayJune 25, 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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Colombia Beats Japan 4-1 in Brazil

Colombia Beats Japan 4-1 in Brazil

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Colombia beat Japan 4-1 in Cuiaba on Tuesday to end the group phase of the 2014 World Cup with a perfect 3-0 record.

With his team already assured of a place in the round of 16, coach Jose Pekerman fielded a lineup including eight substitutes, including 43-year-old backup goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon, who became the oldest player to compete in a World Cup.

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Puerto Rico’s Economic Woes Spur Exodus of College Grads

Puerto Rico’s Economic Woes Spur Exodus of College Grads

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The economic crisis and the lack of good jobs in Puerto Rico is convincing thousands of college graduates with professional experience to leave for the U.S. mainland.

In an interview with Efe, Pedro Eloy Guzman, Jesus Manuel De Leon and Jaime Rodriguez, a trio of engineers ranging in age from 27 to 33, told how they saw themselves forced to seek greener pastures elsewhere.

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Former President of Venezuela Ramon Velasquez Dies, Age 97

Former President of Venezuela Ramon Velasquez Dies, Age 97

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Attorney and journalist Ramon Velasquez, acting president of Venezuela in 1993-1994, died Tuesday in Caracas, the leader of his Accion Democratica party said. He was 97.

A “great Venezuelan, historian, writer and politician with an impeccable career” has died, AD chief Henry Ramos Allup said on Twitter, without mentioning when or where the death occurred.

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Uruguay Eliminates Italy From World Cup

Uruguay Eliminates Italy From World Cup

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Diego Godin’s goal in the last 10 minutes of regulation gave Uruguay a 1-0 victory over Italy here Tuesday to guarantee the South American team a berth in the knockout stage and shatter the Azzurri’s dream of a fifth World Cup title.

A major presence throughout the match, Godin headed in a corner kick in the 81st minute against an Italian squad that played the last half hour with only 10 men after Claudio Marchisio was ejected on a straight red card for a foul against Egidio Arevalo Rios.

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Blog del Narco: Leader of Tijuana Cartel Arrested in Northern Mexico

Blog del Narco: Leader of Tijuana Cartel Arrested in Northern Mexico

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The suspected leader of the Tijuana drug cartel was arrested in northwestern Mexico, media reports said Tuesday.

Fernando Sanchez Arellano was captured on Monday in Tijuana, a border city located near San Diego, California.

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Spanish Birth Rates Drop for 5th Straight Year

Spanish Birth Rates Drop for 5th Straight Year

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In 2013, births in Spain declined for the fifth straight year to 425,390, or 6.4 percent less than the year before, and a decrease since 2008 of more than 18 percent, the National Statistics Institute, or INE, said Tuesday.

Spain’s population is aging and declining without producing the number of births needed to replace it for much longer, according to INE’s report.

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30 Scarlet Macaws Released Into Mexican National Park

30 Scarlet Macaws Released Into Mexican National Park

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Thirty specimens of the scarlet macaw were released in Palenque National Park in the Mexican state of Chiapas as part of a program to preserve this species, the Aluxes Ecoparque Palenque said.

With this release into the wild, 100 scarlet macaws (Ara macao) have now been set free in Palenque, the press office of the park, managed by the civil association Acajungla, said in a statement.

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Boat Collision Kills 9 in Peru

At least nine people died and another three were injured Tuesday after two fishing boats crashed into each other off the coast of the Peruvian port of Pisco, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Lima.

The accident occurred at 1:00 a.m. when the vessels Tasa 147 and Marisol II collided for reasons as yet undetermined, 3 miles north of the Chincha Islands and 15 miles from the port, the navy said in a statement.

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WednesdayJune 25, 2014