Telemundo Latin America news update – January 31, 2013

The latest Latin America news roundup in under 59 seconds.

One person died when a 6.7 earthquake shook Chile yesterday afternoon. The quake hit in the northern central part of Chile but rattled buildings as far away as Santiago. Mourners bid farewell to twelve murdered band members as they were laid to rest yesterday in Mexico. One band member escaped and said they were all kidnapped and shot by unknown gunmen. Over 20 Brazilian cities canceled carnival celebrations to mourn the 235 victims killed in a deadly nightclub fire.  One-hundred and seventeen people are currently being treated in hospitals. Also in Brazil, FIFA unveiled the new poster for the 2014 world cup in Rio de Janiero. The night club fire has aroused public concern over safety ahead of the big event.

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