Friday, November 18, 2011

Daily Headlines: November 18, 2011

* Venezuela: Thousands of troops under a new command known as the People's Guard will be deployed throughout the country in order to combat a spike in violent crimes.

* Haiti: Vaccinations will soon be administered in order to stop a cholera outbreak that has killed nearly 7000 people since October 2010.

* Puerto Rico: The yearly record for murders is expected to be surpassed in the next few days with the 1000th murder.

* Nicaragua: Recently reelected President Daniel Ortega will surely be seeking to take advantage of a two-thirds majority of his political party in the Nicaraguan legislature.

Video Source – YouTube user teleSUR

Online Sources – BBC News, Voice of America, Fox News Latino, Reuters

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