Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Daily Headlines: October 2, 2012

* Colombia: President Juan Manuel Santos announced that he would undergo surgery on Wednesday in order to treat a “non-aggressive prostate cancer.”
* Caribbean: A “Border of Lights” commemoration will be held in the Dominican Republic this week in memory of the thousands of Haitians killed in the "parsley massacre" seventy-five years ago.
* Mexico: Remittances to Mexico fell by 11.6% in August according to new central bank figures.

* Cuba: A lawyer for Alan Gross claimed that the imprisoned contractor might have a “potentially life-threatening” cancerous growth on his shoulder.

Video Source – YouTube via user telesurenglish

Online Sources- Reuters, NPR, LAHT

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