Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Daily Headlines: July 3, 2012
* Puerto Rico: Legendary salsa musician and “master of the cuatro” Yomo Toro died over the weekend at the age of seventy-eight.
* Honduras: A victims’ advocacy group filed a legal challenge with the country’s Supreme Court against a government-backed initiative to grant police powers to the military.
* Cuba: Imprisoned political dissident Frank Montero was reportedly hospitalized after going on a thirty-six day hunger strike.
* Argentina: President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner staunchly defended a recently passed law permitting anyone to change his or her gender without first having to win medical or legal approval.
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Online Sources- Huffington Post, Billboard, Miami Herald, Honduras Weekly