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MondayJuly 14, 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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Texas Governor Rick Perry Wants National Guard to Help with Border Crisis

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Sunday that he will not support the request for $3.7 billion President Barack Obama made to Congress to deal with the wave of undocumented child migrants from Central America.

Perry, who met with Obama last week to discuss the matter, also said that the emergency appropriations request is not as necessary as sending the National Guard to the country’s southern border to tighten security there, a Republican proposal that the White House has already rejected on several occasions.

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Peru Making Strides to Reduce Its Vulnerability to Natural Disasters

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $25 million loan to support Peru’s efforts to reduce its vulnerability to disasters and to improve its ability to respond to them.

This is the third loan focusing on public policies to improve the capacity of the government to respond to natural disasters. These flexible loans provide resources to governments to finance high-priority programs. The disbursements are made after the government reaches the public policy reform goals agreed upon with the IDB.

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AIC: Facts About Humanitarian Challenge at Border

What is our obligation as a country to the unaccompanied child migrants at our border? This seemingly straightforward question is frequently lost among the political debate surrounding the humanitarian challenge at our southern border. In a recent Senate homeland security committee hearing, several senators focused only on how to deter the child migrants.

Sen. Johnson (R-WI) even suggested that deporting the kids faster would be the most effective way to discourage future children from going to the United States, stating, “The most compassionate thing to do would be to send planeloads full of those children back to their parents in a safe manner, in as humane a fashion as possible, so that they don’t subject their kids to that very dangerous journey where they’re getting raped and they’re getting killed.” Summarily deporting children may send a message, but it ignores the protections these young migrants must receive under U.S. laws. -

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Blog del Narco: 10 Facts of Drug Lord El Chino Anthraxs Arrest

Blog del Narco: 10 Facts of Drug Lord  El Chino Anthraxs Arrest

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José Rodrigo Arechiga Gamboa, the “Chinese anthrax” accused of drug trafficking and alleged leader of the Sinaloa cartel gunmen on Friday was in court in San Diego this week

Aréchiga Gamboa, 34, is accused of drug trafficking on the border of Mexico for sale in the United States, specifically conspiracy to import and distribute methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana.
Present some details of his arrest, according to U.S. authorities.

1 -. Gamboa was using the passport of a person who had died, whose name was Norberto García Sicairos

2 -. Several plastic surgeries had been performed on him to change his image.

3 -. He tried to alter his fingerprints, but despite that, authorities found his identity through forensics.

. 4 - He arrived Thursday afternoon at San Diego International Airport amid tight security.

. 5 - He entered the court room in handcuffs on hand and foot. The hearing lasted about 10 minutes.

. 6 - Some visitors for the hearing were presumably part of your family.

7 -. Judge Mitchell D. Dembin was heard through an electronic translator and which also informed El Chino Anthrax of his rights.

8 -. Was denied the right to bail.

9 -. Though the judge explained that he could appeal the decision, however, his attorney rejected the option.

10 -. Federal Prosecutor considered him a “risk to the community.”

After his first appearance in the Federal Court for the Southern District of California, his attorney, Frank Ragen, refused to speak to the media, arguing that he had just been assigned the case of the drug dealer.

Read more at Blog del Narco here

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Brazil Spends $100 Million to Reduce Childbirth Deaths

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $100 million loan to strengthen the health system of Brazil’s State of Sergipe and reduce the prevalence of chronic diseases and maternal mortality affecting vulnerable populations.

In recent years Sergipe, the smallest state located in the country’s northeast, has seen an increasing prevalence of chronic diseases. In 2011, 26 percent of deaths were caused by circulatory diseases and 12 percent by different kinds of cancer. An additional challenge is the rates of maternal mortality due to lack of access to basic health interventions and the quality gap of services.

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The Facts About the Humanitarian Challenge at the Border

The Facts About the Humanitarian Challenge at the Border

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What is our obligation as a country to the unaccompanied child migrants at our border? This seemingly straightforward question is frequently lost among the political debate surrounding the humanitarian challenge at our southern border. In a recent Senate homeland security committee hearing, several senators focused only on how to deter the child migrants. Sen. Johnson (R-WI) even suggested that deporting the kids faster would be the most effective way to discourage future children from going to the United States, stating, “The most compassionate thing to do would be to send planeloads full of those children back to their parents in a safe manner, in as humane a fashion as possible, so that they don’t subject their kids to that very dangerous journey where they’re getting raped and they’re getting killed.” Summarily deporting children may send a message, but it ignores the protections these young migrants must receive under U.S. laws. -

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Argentina Fails in World Cup Crown Bid

Germany, thanks to a goal by Mario Götze in double overtime, defeated Argentina in the World Cup final here Sunday at Maracana Stadium, becoming the first European national team to win the world title in South America.

In a final match rather short on significant action and risk-taking, but tense and exciting throughout, it was Götze, a centerfielder for Bayern Munich who denied Lionel Messi the title he craved but, from his play in the decisive contest, did not deserve.

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MondayJuly 14, 2014