Monday, May 14, 2012

Daily Headlines: May 14, 2012

* Venezuela: Pastor Maldonado became the first Venezuelan driver to win a Formula 1 race after he triumphed in the Spanish Grand Prix yesterday.

* Mexico: Police discovered the mutilated bodies of forty-nine people along a highway near the northern city of Monterrey.

* Colombia: Former right-wing paramilitary commander Salvatore Mancuso alleged that the militias supported “in the communities and with money” the 2006 reelection campaign of then-President Alvaro Uribe.

* Peru: Interior Minister Daniel Lozada and Defense Minister Alberto Otarola resigned after facing heavy criticism over a “failed security operation” against Shining Path guerillas.

Video Source – YouTube via MotorsportLiveTV (“Pastor Maldonado expects there will be a "big party" in his native Venezuela after taking his maiden Formula 1 win at the Spanish Grand Prix.”)

Online Sources- ESPN, BBC News, Voice of America, Fox News Latino

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