Friday, April 12, 2013

Daily Headlines: April 12, 2013

* Cuba: “I guess nothing rhymes with Treasury,” quipped White House press secretary Jay Carney who denied Jay-Z’s insinuation that U.S. President Barack Obama approved the musician’s recent trip with Beyoncé to Cuba.

* Chile: An estimated 100,000 protesters took to the streets of Santiago yesterday in one of the largest demonstrations for education reform in Chile.

* U.S.: Roughly two out of three respondents to a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll back creating a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants that currently have jobs in the U.S.

* Brazil: Rio de Janeiro’s government banned public transport vans in touristy neighborhoods after a visitor from the U.S. was gang raped in such a vehicle last month.

Video Source – YouTube via Associated Press

Online Sources- The Guardian, CBS News, ABC News, Businessweek

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