Thursday, May 10, 2012

Daily Headlines: May 10, 2012

* Argentina: The Senate overwhelmingly backed a "dignified death" law that has raised questions and concerns over issues of health and bioethics.

* Latin America: Honduran radio reporter Alfredo Villatoro was kidnapped after reportedly receiving numerous death threats, while the Colombian government rejected the FARC’s conditions for the possible release of French journalist Romeo Langlois.

* U.S.: Will President Barack Obama's endorsement of same-sex marriage have a major effect on Latino voters or will it get buried under other topics like immigration and the economy?

* Mexico: Authorities believe that the Zetas drug gang may have been behind the beheading deaths of fifteen people whose corpses were found in Guadalajara.

Video Source – YouTube via TVPublicaArgentina (Among those interviewed in this clip from Argentine TV is Selva Herbon, a vocal supporter of the "dignified death" law and mother of a three-year-old child in a vegetative state).

Online Sources- The Guardian, BBC News, Huffington Post, Fox News Latino, MSNBC

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