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Latin Emmys fete Saralegui and Salinas

Latin Emmys fete Saralegui and Salinas
NEW YORK -- Talk show host Cristina Saralegui and Univision anchor Maria Elena Salinas are among the honorees selected for the second annual Latin Emmys. The Latin Emmys will be held Oct. 19 at the Time Life Building in New York, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday at a news conference in which the six honorees also were named. "It's going to be a truly special night," Bloomberg said. "We're so glad this show is moving to La Gran Manzana, and we hope it will be its permanent home." In addition to Saralegui and Salinas, recipients of this year's Latin Emmys, which recognize individual achievement but are not a competitive awards program, will be Fernando Arau, a host on Univision's Despierta America; Saul Lisazo, an actor on the Telemundo novela Tierra de Pasiones; Jessi Losada, a sports anchor on Telemundo; and Lucero, star of the Televisa novela Alborada. Telemundo soccer broadcaster Andres Cantor, an honoree at last year's inaugural Latin Emmys, announced the honorees at the City Hall news conference along with Bloomberg.

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