Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Daily Headlines: April 2, 2013

* Cuba: An attorney for one of the detainees at the Guantanamo military base claimed that 130 of the 166 prisoners are on a hunger strike but will their actions work?

* Venezuela: Interim leader Nicolás Maduro maintains a double-digit lead in the opinion polls ahead of opposition presidential rival Henrique Capriles.

* Mexico: For the eighth straight month remittances to Mexico decreased and dropped by 11% in February 2013 compared to the same month in 2012.

* Brazil: Newly released documents showed that soccer legend Pele and singer Roberto Carlos were among the celebrities secretly investigated by the military from 1964-1985.

Video Source – YouTube via euronews

Online Sources- The Atlantic, Xinhua, LAHT, BBC News

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