Monday, September 10, 2012

Daily Headlines: September 10, 2012

* Mexico: Twice defeated presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said that he will form his own political party to oppose incoming president Enrique Peña Nieto.

* Nicaragua: Approximately 3000 people were evacuated from several towns around the ash-spewing San Cristobal volcano.

* Venezuela: The U.S. State Department confirmed that Venezuelan officials would drop arms trafficking charges against the crew of a detained U.S.-flagged cargo ship.

* Chile: Police used tear gas and a water cannon to disperse some one hundred protesters who acted violently at the end of a peaceful rally commemorating the victims of the 1973-1990 military regime.

Video Source – YouTube via Milenio

Online Sources- AFP, Miami Herald, CNN, BBC News

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