Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Daily Headlines: June 5, 2012

* Guatemala: Roman Catholic Cardinal Rodolfo Quezada Toruno, a key figure in the negotiations that led to the end of Guatemala's civil war, died Monday at the age of 80.

* Latin America: Should the Organization of American States’ human rights system be reformed or kept as is?

* Argentina: A groundbreaking gender identity law that allows people to change their names and genders without prior legal or medical approval went into effect yesterday.

* Venezuela: The government banned the sales of guns and ammunition in a measure aimed at curbing rampant violent crime.

Video Source – YouTube via Rome Reports

Online Sources- AS/COA Online, Voice of America, Houston Chronicle, Fox News

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