Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Daily Headlines: June 27, 2012
* Ecuador: “Thousands of people asking the Ecuadorian government to accord asylum to Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, sent a steady stream of messages saying why they support him,” according to a public statement.
* Bolivia: The government announced that it reached a deal with striking police officers after a week of protests throughout Bolivia.
* Cuba: A U.S. judge issued a temporary injunction against a new Florida law that would ban companies from getting government contracts if they also do business in Cuba or Syria.
* Latin America: Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao ended a tour of Latin America by proposing to set up a $10 billion credit line to the region for infrastructural projects.
Video Source – YouTube via Voice of America
Online Sources- The Australian, CBS News, Reuters