Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Daily Headlines: July 14, 2010

* Argentina: Despite strong opposition from the Catholic Church Argentina could soon become the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage.

* Dominican Republic: Post-earthquake Haiti, combating the illegal drug trade and diplomacy with Honduras were some of the issues discussed during Dominican President Leonel Fernandez’ recent visit to the White House.

* Bolivia: Discussions were held in La Paz on Monday over possibly allowing landlocked Bolivia to gain access to the Pacific Ocean via Chile.

* Mexico: Drug gangs may have been behind the murders of three men whose bodies were found hanging off a bridge located about forty miles from Mexico City.

Image – MSNBC (“Members of Catholic groups protest outside Argentina's Congress against a same sex marriage bill in Buenos Aires, Tuesday, July 13, 2010. On Wednesday, senators are expected to vote over the bill which would make Argentina become the first Latin American country to legalize same sex marriage.”)
Online Sources- France24, AFP, MercoPress,

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