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  1. Beauty queen's alleged killer in the dockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    The suspected killer of Honduras's Miss World contestant and her sister appeared in court on Wednesday, along with three alleged accomplices. A judge in San Pedro Sula issued a formal processing order for Plutarco Antonio Ruiz, who allegedly killed 19-year-old Miss World contestant Maria Jose Alvarado and her sister, 24-year-old Sophia Trinidad, a spokesman for the prosecutor told AFP.

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  2. PM Tony Abbott 'Admits' Defeat Of Proposed $7 GP Co-PaymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | International Business Times

    He has reportedly accepted privately that the proposal would not be approved in the Australian Senate where the Opposition, Greens and crossbenchers rule. A doctor checks a miner, rescued from a gold mine affected by a landslide, at a hospital in Choluteca, on the outskirts of Tegucigalpa July 4, 2014.

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  3. Sofy Encanto: Elastic Bond's Eclectic CroonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Miami New Times

    Sofy Encanto admits that having a simpler sound might be more marketable, but bending to others isn't in her nature. In this week's Miami New Times , we profile 30 of the most interesting characters in town, with portraits of each from photographer Stian Roenning.

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  4. Latin American Leaders Laud Obama's 'Act of Justice' on ImmigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Instapundit

    Leaders from across Latin America expressed both their support and appreciation for President Obama's decision to implement immigration standards that will offer some relief to about 5 million undocumented workers who have crossed into the United States. Guatemala President Otto Perez Molina told reporters in Guatemala City that the executive order signed by Obama that would, among other things, permit the alien parents of children born in the U.S. as long as they meet certain requirements should benefit 100,000 Guatemalans.

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  5. Man accused of killing Miss Honduras declines to testifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The New Zealand Herald

    The man accused of killing Miss Honduras and his three alleged accomplices declined to testify at their first court appearance. Plutarco Ruiz is accused of shooting dead his girlfriend Sofia Trinidad Alvarado and her sister Maria Jose Alvarado, the reigning Miss Honduras and Miss World contestant, after his birthday party on November 13 at a resort outside the northwestern town of Santa Barbara.

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  6. Soar With An Eagle Over A Football Stadium And Be AwedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Switched

    ... national bird. (RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images) A peacock is seen at the Rossy Whalther's Zoo in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on July 11,2013. (ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images) A Malachite Kingfisher sits by a pool in Kruger National Park on July 8, 2013 ...

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  7. Miss HondurasRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Watersblogged

    Source: hosted.ap.org --- Wednesday, November 19, 2014TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- Two bodies believed to belong to Miss Honduras 2014 and her sister have been found buried near the spa where they disappeared six days ago, the Honduras National Police director said Wednesday.... ... Source: latestnews.thefiscaltimes.com --- Wednesday, November 19, 2014TEGUCIGALPA - A Honduran beauty queen has been found murdered just days before she was due to compete in the Miss World pageant in London, police said on Wednesday.

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  8. World Mourns Murdered Miss Honduras Maria Jose Alvarado and Sister Sofia TrinidadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Global Voices Online

    See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone. On the same day that MarA a JosA Alvarado MuA oz was due to depart for London to represent Honduras in the Miss World 2014 pageant, her and her sister SofA a Trinidad's bodies were found in Cablotales close to Aguagua River in the country's north.

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  9. Two arrested after murders of Miss Honduras, sisterRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Newkerala.com

    Two people were arrested after the murders of Miss Honduras World 2014 Maria Jose Alvarado and her sister Sofia Trinidad that have shocked the nation with Hondurans demanding severe punishment for the killer. Honduran Security Minister Arturo Corrales said authorities believe that Plutarco Antonio Ruiz, boyfriend of Sofia Trinidad, was the culprit and arrested him Wednesday along with Aris Maldonado.

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  10. Maria Jose AlvaradoRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Watersblogged

    Source: us.india.com --- Thursday, November 20, 2014Tegucigalpa, November 20: Two bodies authorities believe to belong Miss Honduras 2014 and her sister have been found buried near the spa where they disappeared six days ago, the Honduras National Police director said. Authorities are awaiting confirmation from forensic officials that the bodies are Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister, Sofia, 23, said Gen Ramon Sabiillon.

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  11. Honduras mourns slain beauty queenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Iol.co.za

    A shaken Honduras buried its Miss World contestant and her sister on Thursday, after the latter's boyfriend shot them in a jealous rage, according to police and media reports. Mourners sobbed as coffins holding the remains of Miss Honduras, 19-year-old Maria Jose Alvarado, and her sister Sofia Trinidad Alvarado, 23, were lowered into the ground at a cemetery in the north-western town of Santa Barbara.

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  12. Miss Honduras's killing all too familiar in world's murder capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Christian Science Monitor

    The murder of a Honduran beauty queen and her sister has drawn attention not only to their Central American nation's high murder rate, but the scourge of violence against women there. The bodies of Maria Jose Alvarado and her older sister Sofia were found buried near a river about 240 miles west of Tegucigalpa , the capital, a week after they'd gone missing.

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  13. Friends and family members carry the coffin of Maria Jose Alvarado at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Star Online

    Amid applause and sobs, friends and family buried a murdered Honduran beauty queen and her sister on Thursday while authorities charged a suspect with the crime. The bodies of Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister Sofia, 23, were found buried near a river in the mountainous region of Santa Barbara in western Honduras, police said on Wednesday.

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  14. The best images from around the world for Nov. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Globe and Mail

    Teresa Munoz cries over the coffin of her daughter, former Miss Honduras World Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, in Santa Barbara, 200 km north of Tegucigalpa. Miss Honduras was fatally shot as she tried to escape her sister's jealous boyfriend.

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  15. Fitch Rates Central American Bank for Economic Integration's CHF1115MM 8-Year 3-Month Bond 'A'Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Business Wire

    ... and strong liquid assets. CABEI is a Central American multilateral development bank based in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. It is majority owned by its five founding member countries: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. CABEI's ...

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  16. Tears, anger for slain Miss Honduras, sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The China Post

    Tears and anger poured out for the dark-haired beauty who was to have flown to London on Wednesday to represent Honduras at the Miss World pageant, only to be found shot to death with her sister on a remote river bank. After the bodies of the reigning Miss Honduras, 19-year-old Maria Jose Alvarado, and her sister Sofia, 23, were discovered early in the day, police announced that the sister's boyfriend had confessed to killing them last week in a fit of jealousy over his girlfriend dancing with another man.

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  17. Honduras buries Miss World contestant sister killed in jealous rageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Hindustan Times

    A shaken Honduras held a funeral for its Miss World contestant and her sister Thursday after the sister's boyfriend shot them in a jealous rage, according to police and media reports. Under a white tent set up in the street in front of the family's house in the northwestern town of Santa Barbara, mourners held a dawn vigil for Miss Honduras, 19-year-old Maria Jose Alvarado, and her sister Sofia Trinidad Alvarado, 23. After forensic analysts in Tegucigalpa examined the sisters' bodies overnight, authorities returned them for a morning funeral service in Santa Barbara, some 200 kilometers from the capital.

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  18. Miss Honduras buried as mother, friends grieveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Windsor Beacon

    Maria Jose Alvarado, a local department store model who became Miss Honduras, and her sister, Sofia, were buried Thursday next to their father in a small town shocked by a murder that police called as an "act of passion" by a jealous boyfriend. Police said Ruiz, 28, had confessed to shooting the two women to death last week at his private birthday party in a spa in Santa Barbara, where the sisters grew up.

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  19. Anger at beauty's killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The New Zealand Herald

    At some point a heated argument broke out over the sister dancing with another man and Ruiz pulled a gun, firing first at his girlfriend and then at Alvarado as she tried to flee. Tears and anger poured out for Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, who was to have flown to London yesterday to represent Honduras at the Miss World pageant, only to be found dead with her sister on a remote river bank.

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  20. Tears, anger pour for slain Miss Honduras, sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | West Hawaii Today

    In this April 26, 2014 photo, Maria Jose Alvarado is crowned the new Miss Honduras in San Pedro, Sula, Honduras. Alvarado, and her sister Sofia disappeared after attending a birthday party in Western Honduras on Thursday Nov. 13, but authorities were not notified until the weekend.

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