Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Daily Headlines: February 22, 2012

Caracas - Venezuela
* Venezuela: President Hugo Chavez said that he would soon return to Cuba for surgery to treat a new lesion in the same area where a cancerous tumor was removed last year.

* Mexico: Unrest broke out once again in the Apodaca prison where forty-four inmates died in a riot over the weekend, while three detainees where reportedly stabbed to death in the Topo Chico prison.

* U.S.: Comcast announced the creation of four new channels including a Latino-oriented network run with input from director Robert Rodriguez.

* Haiti: A U.S. judge said he’ll delay his decision on possibly reducing former Haitian drug lord Jacques Ketant’s 27-year prison sentence by half.

Image Source – Flickr via Dilma Rousseff (Venezuela president Hugo Chavez received the visit of his Brazilian counterpart, President Dilma Rousseff, in Caracas last December). (CC BY-SA 2.0).

Online Sources- BusinessWeek, CBS News, CNN, Reuters, Miami Herald

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