Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Daily Headlines: August 31, 2010

* Colombia: An Ecuadorian judge revoked an arrest order against Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos while representatives from both states try to improve diplomatic ties.

* Brazil: With Rio de Janeiro hosting the 2016 Summer Olympics, the Brazilian government is encouraging tourists to visit the metropolis’ slums.

* U.S.: Cristina Saralegui, the personality described by one source as the “Spanish Oprah”, announced that she would soon retire her TV talk show after twenty years on the air.

* Cuba: "I was at death's door…but I came back," said former Cuban leader Fidel Castro in an interview with Mexican daily La Jornada.

Image – The Guardian (Earlier this month the presidents of Venezuela and Colombia vowed to improve ties between the neighboring states).
Online Sources- Reuters, Canadian Press, The Latin Americanist

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