Monday, July 30, 2012

Daily Headlines: July 30, 2012

* Bolivia: The government started a series of consultations with numerous indigenous communities opposed to the construction of a highway in the Amazon region.

* Chile: A souvenir line was launched to pay the expenses of thirty-three miners who were trapped underground for nearly seventy days in 2010.

* Nicaragua: A pair of Dutch companies won a government contract to study the feasibility of building a transoceanic canal in Nicaragua.

* Costa Rica: Flooding caused by heavy rains have led to the disappearances of several people while over 1500 people were evacuated and placed in shelters.

Video Source – YouTube via Al Jazeera English

Online Sources- Reuters, The Telegraph, The Latin Americanist, CBS News, CNN

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