Telemundo Latin America News Roundup – August 08, 2012

The latest news from Latin America in 59 seconds.

Hurricane Ernesto lost force and has since been downgraded to a tropical storm after passing through the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. The storm is expected to once again pick up force as it passes through the Bay of Campeche. In Chile, authorities declared an agricultural emergency for the third year in a row after soaring temperatures have destroyed crops and killed livestock. And Cubans gave a hero’s welcome to Olympic athlete Idalis Ortiz who took the gold during the 2012 London Olympics in the women’s heavy weight judo competition.

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