Monday, April 22, 2013

Daily Headlines: April 22, 2013

* Venezuela: Argentine-born Pope Francis called on “the dear Venezuelan people…to establish a dialogue” amid the high political tensions generated from this month’s contentious presidential election.

* U.S.: Senators Lindsey Graham and Charles Schumer argued that last Monday’s Boston Marathon bombings should not delay debate on a bipartisan, comprehensive immigration reform bill proposed last week.

* Mexico: No immediate reports of damage or injuries have been reported after a magnitude-5.9 earthquake shook central Mexico last night.

* Puerto Rico: Could Puerto Rico join Washington State and Colorado on the list of U.S. territories legalizing marijuana use for people over 21-years-old?

Video Source – YouTube via euronews

Online Sources- CNN; Washington Post; Huffington Post; The Latin Americanist; France 24

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