Thursday, March 1, 2012

Daily Headlines: March 1, 2012

* Latin America: Lio Messi scored his first international hat trick in Argentina's win over Switzerland, while Jose Pekerman enjoyed a great debut as Colombia coach with a 2-0 victory over Mexico.

* Cuba: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that imprisonment of contractor Alan Gross in Cuba is “deplorable” and said that she will not make any concessions in order to free him.

* Puerto Rico: Hundreds of protestors demonstrated in San Juan earlier this month and expressed their opposition to a commonwealth government-backed natural gas pipeline project.

* Venezuela:Here I go, soaring like the condor,” said President Hugo Chavez via Twitter regarding his recovery from surgery in Havana.

Video Source – YouTube via TVPublicaArgentina

Online Sources- Global Voices Online, swissinfo,, Fox News Latino, Huffington Post

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