Telemundo Latin America news roundup – January 7, 2013

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Authorities are searching for the plane of missing Italian fashion executive Vittorio Missoni. His plane disappeared off Los Roques Island three days ago. His wife and two other crew members are also missing. The Honduran ambassador to Colombia has quit his post after reports that his Christmas party included prostitutes and theft of computers. Ambassador Carlos Rodriguez apologized for the party but said he was on leave. More than two hundred parrots may be released into the wild after police rescued the birds from traffickers in Paraguay. The captured birds are typically sold on the black market where some are worth over two thousand dollars. Police at a Brazil prison caught a cat attempting to smuggle in a saw and a mobile phone to inmates. All 263 inmates of the prison are considered suspect in the plot. The cat also carried a drill, batteries and a phone charger.

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