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Ernesto becomes a hurricane after shaking the northern coast of Honduras with heavy rains and strong winds, and it could take aim at Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. In Argentina, at least 30 people were injured when a freight train collided with a control tower near Buenos Aires. Latin America is shining in the 2012 Olympics. Dominican sprinter Felix Sanchez took the gold in the 400-meter hurdles and Puerto Rico’s Javier Culson came in third, taking the bronze. And Venezuelan gold medalist Ruben Limardo was greeted in Caracas by tens of thousands of fans who were celebrating the first Olympic gold medal for Venezuela in 44 years.