Friday, June 1, 2012

Daily Headlines: June 1, 2012

* Honduras: Ten people were arrested this week in the murder of journalist Alfredo Villatoro, the twenty-fourth member of the media killed in Honduras over the past three years.

* Ecuador: Lawyers for Ecuadorian plaintiffs in a multibillion-dollar environmental damages lawsuit against Chevron have filed legal briefs against the oil firm in Canada.

* Cuba: Is music from “Sesame Street” being used to punish detainees at the U.S.-run military prison at Guantanamo Bay?

* Venezuela: Venezuela is the least competitive country for business according to a survey by the IMD business school.

Video Source – YouTube via videosproceso (The funeral for Honduran journalist Alfredo Villatoro was held last month in Tegucigalpa).

Online Sources- GlobalPost, Houston Chronicle, Huffington Post, BusinessWeek

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