Telemundo Latin America news roundup – January 17, 2013

The latest Latin America news in under 59 seconds.

Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles has called on President Hugo Chavez to appear and talk to the people. The leader is recovering from cancer surgery and hasn’t been seen for a month.  Also in Venezuela, an art exhibit honoring Chavez opened to wish the leader strength as he recovers. The exhibit features 23 paintings and is called “Chavez lives and will overcome.” A woman born without a tongue received cutting-edge treatment in Brazil. Doctors expanded her chin and jaw to create more space inside her mouth. She says now she can talk and eat better. Costa Rica tops the list in a ranked study of the 100 best outsourcing destinations. The study reveals companies prefer San Jose over bigger cities like Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires.

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