Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Daily Headlines: March 5, 2013

* Venezuela: Cancer-stricken President Hugo Chávez is in a "very delicate" condition and battling a “new and severe” respiratory infection according to a Venezuelan government statement.

* Cuba: Are prisoners at the U.S. military base at Guantanamo Bay going on a “widespread hunger strike”?
* Uruguay: Legendary soccer coach Luis Cubilla, who led Paraguayan club Olimpia to a pair of Copa Libertadores titles, died at the age of 72.

* Argentina: Alicia Castro, Argentina's ambassador to Britain, declared next week's referendum in the disputed Falklands Islands as “illegal” and is a publicity stunt.

Video Source – YouTube via euronews

Online Sources- Reuters, Vancouver Sun, NTDTV, PRESS TV

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