Thousands mourn U.S.-Mexican singer Jenni Rivera

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People watch a live broadcast of the memorial service for Mexican-American singer and Spanish language television personality Rivera at Universal Studios in Los AngelesLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Thousands of mourners on Wednesday packed a Los Angeles theater to pay their final respects to Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera more than a week after her death in a plane crash. Rivera, 43, best known for her work in the Mexican folk Nortena and Banda genres, died after the small jet she was traveling in crashed in northern Mexico on December 9. Rivera's family, dressed in white, led the memorial service eulogizing the singer. A bank of white roses was displayed in front of Rivera's bright red coffin and a brass band performed musical interludes. … USA, LLC