CNN en Español announces that primetime anchor Fernando del Rincón will move to Miami to host his show Conclusiones, which will now extend to one hour from Monday to Friday from 10-11 PM ET starting on Monday, January 26th.
Conclusiones, will debut in Miami with a state of the art set and will continue to monitor daily world events combining in depth analysis with experts and the key newsmakers and analysts of the day.
“Fernando del Rincon will have more opportunities to interact with key players and decision makers since Miami is a key geographic crossroad for Latinos and Latin Americans,” said Cynthia Hudson senior vice president and general manager of CNN en Español and Hispanic strategy for CNN/U.S.
“By extending our show to 60 minutes we are looking to spend more time with the newsmakers. We will continue with investigative journalism and the search of the truth. Our interviews are face to face with no secrets and I’m happy to be able to introduce more segments during the show that will allow me to get an in depth analysis of the news,” said Fernando del Rincón. FULL POST
Guests include Obama biographer David Maraniss, former speechwriter Jon Favreau, Bush adviser Karen Hughes, and Nobel winner Paul Krugman
CNN anchors Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper and Jake Tapper will lead the network’s live, comprehensive coverage of President Barack Obama’s fifth State of the Union Address on Tuesday, Jan. 28, beginning at 7 p.m. ET. Guests joining the network’s special coverage will include Obama biographer and journalist David Maraniss, former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau, former George W. Bush adviser Karen Hughes, and Nobel Prize winner and The New York Times op-ed columnist Paul Krugman.
CNN’s coverage of the death and funeral of Nelson Mandela continues, with Christiane Amanpour, Anderson Cooper, Chris Cuomo and Isha Sesay reporting from locations in South Africa. Correspondents Robyn Curnow, Arwa Damon, Errol Barnett and David McKenzie contribute to the coverage across CNN’s networks and platforms. Gemma Paralleda and Jose Levy contribute to CNN en Espanol’s coverage.
Online, users can go to http://www.cnn.com as well as the CNN Apps for the latest updates, which include articles, photo galleries, interactives and video. Additionally, CNN iReport, the network's global participatory news community, invites users to share their memories, photos and personal stories of the Nobel Peace Prize winner.
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South Africa plans to say farewell to Mandela
Day of prayer for Mandela
South Africans celebrate Nelson Mandela
CNN's Juan Carlos Lopez (@jclopezcnn) talks with President Bill Clinton about Obamacare and the thought of another President Clinton.
CNN en Español will broadcast an exclusive interview with Michelle Gonzalez, a teacher who risked her own life to save the lives of three of her students during the tornado that occurred in Moore, Oklahoma this past week. The interview will be broadcast tonight on Conclusiones at 10 p.m. (ET), hosted by Fernando del Rincon.
Michelle Gonzalez, who taught at Plaza Towers Elementary, will talk about how she saved the lives of her three students and will describe the moments she spent underneath the debris while the children lay underneath her. FULL POST
Rescue workers raced against time and the oncoming night Monday looking for survivors after a powerful tornado blasted an area outside of Oklahoma City, leveling homes and killing at least 51 people.
CNN's coverage includes correspondents George Howell, Nick Valencia and Gary Tuchman already in the Oklahoma City area, with Chad Myers and Indra Petersons contributing from CNN's Severe Weather Center in Atlanta. Chris Cuomo, John Berman, Jake Tapper, Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper, Sanjay Gupta, Pam Brown, Stephanie Elam, Erin McPike, Brian Todd, Ed Lavandera, Kyung Lah and John King will report and broadcast from the Oklahoma City area. Gustavo Valdes and Fernando del Rincon report from Oklahoma for CNN en Espanol.
CNN.com will be updating the breaking news blog www.cnn.com/thisjustin.
As all 115 cardinal-electors meet at the Vatican this week, Chris Cuomo (@ChrisCuomo) and Anderson Cooper (@AndersonCooper) lead CNN’s coverage of the Papal Conclave live from location in Rome. Ben Wedeman (@BenCNN), Miguel Marquez (@MiguelMarquez), Dan Rivers and Becky Anderson (@BeckyCNN) report for the network, along with CNN en Español’s Adriana Hauser (AHauserCNN) and Jose Levy (JoseLevyCNN). CNN Vatican Analyst John Allen (@JohnLAllenJr) contributes analysis.
CNN.com offers full coverage leading up to and during the conclave via a special section page at CNN.com/Pope, with content explaining how the new pope will be chosen, a glimpse into the Catholic Church today and why this matters to non-Catholics. CNN.com/live will also live stream coverage of the smoke that comes from the Vatican's rooftop online and on the CNN Apps.
Additionally, CNN.com presents two interactives related to the pope: one that explains how the next pope will be decided and another that breaks down information on the possible papal contenders. Users can also click through photo galleries of the shortest-reigning popes and the longest-reigning popes.
CNN iReport, the network’s global participatory news community, invites users to submit their predictions as to who will be the next pope and what they think this means for the Catholic Church.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died at the age of 58.
CNN correspondent Shasta Darlington (@ShastaCNN) is in Caracas covering Chavez's death for all CNN platforms. CNN en Español anchor Juan Carlos Lopez (@jclopezcnn), who interviewed Chavez in 2010, is providing analysis from Washington, D.C. while senior Latin American affairs editor Rafael Romo (@RafaelRomoCNN) is covering from Atlanta. CNN's Havana-based correspondent Patrick Oppmann (@CNN_Oppmann) is reporting on Chavez's ties to Cuba, and the country's reaction to the Venezuelan president's death.
CNNE's Patricia Janiot (@patriciajaniot), who interviewed Chavez several times, and Fernando Del Rincon (@fdelrinconCNN) are in Caracas covering reaction to Chavez's death and what the future holds for Venezuela.
iReport, CNN's global participatory news community, is asking users to share thoughts on Chavez' legacy here.
This post will be updated as additional coverage details become available.
A rocket attack on the US consulate in Benghazi kills Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three others. In Cairo, protestors climb embassy walls in protest over anti-Islam film on Tuesday. Below are CNN’s reporters covering the story on all of CNN’s networks and platforms.
Arwa Damon reports from Benghazi, Libya
Jomana Karadsheh reports from Tripoli, Libya
Ben Wedeman reports from Cairo, Egypt
Ian Lee reports from Cairo, Egypt
Mohammed Jamjoom covers from Beirut, Lebanon
Sara Sidner reports from Jerusalem, Israel
Nic Robertson reports from London, United Kingdom
Elise Labott, Foreign affairs correspondent, Washington, D.C.
Jill Dougherty, Foreign affairs correspondent, Washington, D.C.
Barbara Starr, Pentagon correspondent, Washington, D.C
Chris Lawrence, Pentagon correspondent, Washington, D.C
Suzanne Kelly, Intelligence correspondent, Washington, D.C.
Christiane Amanpour contributes from New York
Juan Carlos Lopez reports from Washington, D.C.
Jose Levy reports from Jerusalem, Israel
Find the latest news on CNN.com's live blog, This Just In, and live streaming on CNN.com/live.
Today at 7:00 pm (ET), CNN en Español will broadcast an interview with the projected winner of the Mexican presidential election, Enrique Peña Nieto, hosted by CNN en Español's anchor Mario Gonzalez.
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