Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Daily Headlines: March 2, 2011

* U.S.: A complaint was lodged at the Federal Communications Commission alleging that Spanish-language television program “José Luis Sin Censura” is offensive, homophobic and misogynist.

* Nicaragua: President Daniel Ortega will apparently seek a third term despite a constitutional ban from running for a second reelection.

* Venezuela: The country’s journalism union has urged authorities to investigate the death of a member of the media killed when she was caught in the crossfire of a gun battle.

* Cuba: Five members of Cuba’s National Ballet defected after a recent performance in Montreal, Canada.

Image – (The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation and the National Hispanic Media Coalition lodged a formal FCC complaint against “José Luis Sin Censura”).
Online Sources- The Hollywood Reporter,, Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, LAHT

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