Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Daily Headlines: January 1, 2013

* Venezuela: Venezuelans ushered in the New Year amidst a mountain of uncertainty regarding the health of President Hugo Chavez.

* U.S.: According to a new study only 34% of Latino immigrants seek unemployment benefits even though the Latino unemployment rate is higher than the national average.

* Colombia: Nine partygoers were killed near Medellin supposedly due to tensions between rival drug gangs.
* Latin America: A recently released report found that Brazil has thirty billionaires, which is the most in Latin America.

Video Source – YouTube via Al Jazeera English

Online Sources- Huffington Post, Washington Post, Politic365, Channel News Asia

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