Thursday, March 14, 2013
Daily Headlines: March 14, 2013
* Guatemala: A Guatemalan court upholds a Supreme Court ruling allowing ex- dictator Efrain Rios Montt to stand trial on charges of genocide.
* South America: Brazil and Bolivia agreed to play a charity soccer match in April with proceeds heading to the family of a fourteen-year-old fan killed at a Copa Libertadores game last month.
* Ecuador: Indigenous rights groups and environmentalists are worried over reprisals against an “uncontacted group” in Ecuador after the recent murders of two natives.
* Venezuela: Interim leader Nicolás Maduro accused “far right” figures in the U.S. for plotting against opposition leader and presidential candidate Henrique Capriles.
Video Source – YouTube via user Emisoras Unidas (Guatemalans last month commemorated the thousands of victims of the Central American country’s thirty-six-year long civil war).
Online Sources- Huffington Post, SI.com, National Geographic, GlobalPost