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