Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Daily Headlines: October 10, 2012
* Ecuador: The U.S. Supreme Court rejected Chevron’s appeal to prevent paying over $18 billion in damages in an Ecuadorian environmental damages case.
* Guatemala: Indigenous community leaders have called on authorities to investigate alleged brutality by the military against protesters at a deadly clash last week.
* Brazil: Six out of ten Supreme Court judges convicted a former top aide to ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for his role in the “Mensalao” corruption scandal.
* Cuba: U.S. officials have granted at least twenty licenses to travel firms to legally conduct cultural trips to Cuba.
Video Source – YouTube via Al Jazeera English (Video uploaded in February 2012).
Online Sources- Fox News Latino, IPS News, The Guardian, France24.com