Thursday, July 5, 2012

Daily Headlines: July 5, 2012

* Latin America: Representatives at the International Whaling Commission meeting this week in Panama approved the expansion of whaling quotas to St Vincent & the Grenadines and rejected a South American-backed plan to create a South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary.

* Cuba: At least three people died in Cuba due to a recent cholera outbreak allegedly caused by contaminated well water.

* U.S.: The League of United Latin American Citizens backed a resolution supporting the legalization of same-sex marriage.

* Mexico: U.S. officers handed over to Mexican authorities suspected La Familia drug gang operative Anel Violeta Noriega Rios "La Bonita".

Video Source – YouTube via teleSUR English

Online Sources- CNN, BBC News, Reuters, Jamaica Observer, Fox News Latino

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