Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Daily Headlines: April 3, 2013

* Venezuela: Interim leader Nicolás Maduro and main opposition candidate Henrique Capriles held competing rallies yesterday as official campaigning began for Venezuela’s April 14th presidential election.

* Guatemala: Victims of sexual assault including one woman who claimed that she had found Guatemalan soldiers raping her daughter were among the latest testimony in the genocide trial of former dictator Efraín Ríos Montt.

* U.S.: Pressure from Latino media groups such as the National Association of Hispanic Journalists may have been instrumental in the Associated Press’ decision to drop using the term “illegal immigrant.”

* Canada: Some forty temporary workers from Latin America received compensation five years after a Canadian court ruled in their favor in a discrimination lawsuit.

Video Source – YouTube via Al Jazeera English

Online Sources- euronews, Houston Chronicle, The Latin Americanist, The Vancouver Sun, Huffington Post

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