Monday, September 26, 2011

Daily Headlines: September 26, 2011

* Cuba: Hundreds of “government supporters” harassed members of the Ladies in White dissident group before a planned march on Saturday.

* Latin America: Nicaraguan newspaper reporter Silvia Gonzalez allegedly fled to the U.S. while Nuevo Laredo, Mexico newspaper editor Maria Elizabeth Macias may’ve been killed due to her social networking messages.

* Bolivia: The country’s Foreign Minister was reportedly briefly detained by indigenous demonstrators protesting government plans to construct a highway through a nature preserve.

* Venezuela: Opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez officially launched his campaign to challenge President Hugo Chavez in elections next year.

Video Source – euronews via YouTube

Online Sources- euronews, AP,, The Telegraph, BBC News

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