Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Daily Headlines: February 2, 2011

* Colombia: Juanes has reportedly cancelled an April 15th concert in Miami that was scheduled on the same date as the 50th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs invasion in Cuba.

* Caribbean: The mass deportations of thousands of undocumented Haitians from the Dominican Republic continues allegedly due to fears over the spread of cholera.

* Venezuela: Political relations between the U.S. and Venezuela are “at a standstill” according to a senior diplomat from the U.S. Embassy in Caracas.

* Brazil: The “pursuit of happiness” could soon become a Brazilian constitutional right.

Image – AFP via El Informador (Juanes performed in front of a crowd of over 90,000 spectators this past weekend in Merida, Mexico).
Online Sources- ABA Law Journal, The Latin Americanist, ABC News, El Universal, HULIQ

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