Thursday, July 26, 2012

Daily Headlines: July 26, 2012

* Dominican Republic: The debate over abortion has heated up after a ban on the practice has prevented a pregnant eighteen-year-old girl dying of acute leukemia from receiving chemotherapy.

* Mexico: Mexican regulators levied a $27.5 million fine against the local subsidiary of HSBC after the bank failed to prevent money laundering.

* Colombia: Venezuelan authorities extradited to Colombia Diego Perez Henao, the suspected leader of a neo-paramilitary group known as “Los Rastrojos.”

* U.S.: Mourners in Texas prayed in memory of fifteen immigrants, including nationals from Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras, who died in a car crash on Sunday.

Video Source – CNN

Online Sources- CNN, Businessweek, GlobalPost, Houston Chronicle

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