Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Daily Headlines: November 27, 2012

* Panama: At least five people are dead and parts of Panama are under a state of emergency as a result of damage from torrential rainfall.

* Puerto Rico: The murder of former champion boxer Hector “Macho” Camacho has shined a light on the rampant violence in Puerto Rico that includes at least 858 homicides this year.

* U.S.: Could “undocumented immigrants” be named as Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2012?

* Colombia: One of the FARC negotiators involved in peace talks between the guerillas and the Colombian government claimed that both sides are “on the same wavelength.”

* Argentina: The Argentine government is hoping that a U.S. appeals court will halt a ruling last week obligating them to pay $1.3 billion in debts to foreign creditors.

* Brazil: An estimated 200,000 people in Rio de Janeiro participated in protests urging President Dilma Rousseff to veto a bill that would modify oil royalties.

* Mexico: Immigration and the economy are expected to be two of the main issues to be discussed today at a meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and Mexican President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto.

Video Source – YouTube via user apvideonews

Online Sources- Al Jazeera English, Huffington Post, NBC Latino, Washington Post, CNN, USA TODAY, euronews

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