Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Daily Headlines: August 24, 2011

* Chile: Police protection will be provided to student protest leader Camila Vallejo after she received death threats via social media networks.

* Brazil: Could a Brazilian proposal to grant more rights to stateless people push other Latin American countries to give more help to refugees?

* Cuba: A U.S. federal court ordered that the Cuban government pay $2.8 billion to a former CIA agent.

* Venezuela: President Hugo Chavez signed a decree that would nationalize Venezuela’s gold mining industry.

Image – AFP via BBC News (A Chilean student protester holds up a flag with the words “Five Years Studying (and) Fifteen Years Paying”.)
Online Sources- Reuters AlertNet, swissinfo, Sydney Morning Herald,

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