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WednesdayJuly 2, 2014

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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Cousteau’s Grandson Completes Underwater Mission Off Florida

Cousteau’s Grandson Completes Underwater Mission Off Florida

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Fabien Cousteau, the grandson of late French oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, and his team have completed their 31-day mission on the Aquarius underwater laboratory in the Florida Keys and are now in the decompression phase.

The team has been underwater since June 1 at the Aquarius Reef Base, located at a depth of 19.2 meters (40 feet) off Key West and operated by Florida International University, or FIU.

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2 Inmates Murdered in Salvadoran Prison

2 Inmates Murdered in Salvadoran Prison

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Two men serving time for homicide at a prison in northeastern El Salvador were murdered, authorities said.

Manuel Enrique Rodriguez Molina, 37, and Miguel Armando de Paz Orellana, 30, both belonged to the Mara Salvatrucha gang, according to information from prosecutors and prison officials.

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Protesters in California Halt Busloads of Young CentAm Migrants

Protesters in California Halt Busloads of Young CentAm Migrants

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A group of anti-immigrant demonstrators prevented the arrival of three buses carrying some 150 Central American immigrant children at the Border Patrol processing center in the California town of Murrieta.

Fearing a confrontation, authorities decided to withdraw the vehicles and the immigrants were taken to another detention center.

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Venezuelan President Hails Panama’s New Leader

Venezuelan President Hails Panama’s New Leader

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hailed new Panamanian head of state Juan Carlos Varela and celebrated the restoration of bilateral diplomatic ties, suspended by Caracas during a spat with Panama’s previous leader.

“I sent greetings to the president of Panama, we have re-established diplomatic and political relations with Panama this very day, July 1, and we will deepen the economic, diplomatic, trade, energy relations,” the Venezuelan said Tuesday night during his radio program, “En contacto con Maduro.”

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Mexico’s Foreign Reserves Rise By $1.87 Billion

Mexico’s foreign reserves rose by $1.87 billion last week to $190.27 billion, the Bank of Mexico said.

Gold and foreign currency reserves increased in the week ending June 27 mainly due to the sale of $1.5 billion by state-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, to the central bank.

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Jenni Rivera’s Family Releases 2nd CD of Her Final Show

Jenni Rivera’s Family Releases 2nd CD of Her Final Show

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The family of late singer Jenni Rivera is marking what would have been her 45th birthday with the release of a second disc documenting the Diva de la Banda’s final concert.

“I gave myself the job of promoting my sister’s new production, on which I worked hundreds of hours,” Juan Rivera said in an interview with Efe coinciding with Tuesday’s release of “1969 - Siempre, En Vivo Desde Monterrey Parte 2.”

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Belgium Knocks Out U.S. From World Cup in Overtime

Belgium Knocks Out U.S. From World Cup in Overtime

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Kevin de Bruyne celebrated his 23rd birthday three days late in Salvador, Brazil Tuesday, scoring the first of Belgium’s two goals in a 2-1 overtime win over the United States in the World Cup Round of 16.

The Belgian striker, who had two chances in the first half, broke the 0-0 deadlock in the 93rd minute.

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Federal Court Rule Mexican Family Can Sue Over Fatal Border Patrol Shooting

Federal Court Rule Mexican Family Can Sue Over Fatal Border Patrol Shooting

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A federal appellate court here ruled that a Mexican teenager fatally shot by a Border Patrol agent was protected by the U.S. Constitution despite the fact that he was on Mexican territory at the time of the incident.

The ruling by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in El Paso held that the family of 15-year-old Sergio Adrian Hernandez G├╝ereca may proceed with their $25 million civil suit over his death in 2010.

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WednesdayJuly 2, 2014