Thursday, April 4, 2013

Daily Headlines: April 4, 2013

* Colombia: Senior Colombian defense officials denied claims made by U.S. Southern Command chief Gen. John Kelly alleging that the FARC guerillas have obtained surface-to-air missiles.

* Cuba: Seven members of the National Ballet of Cuba reportedly defected in March while they took part in a tour of Mexico.

* Ecuador: A U.S. judge rejected Chevron’s subpoena request for a deposition from Amazon Watch regarding an environmental pollution case in Ecuador.

* Venezuela: Opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles accused interim leader Nicol├ís Maduro of acting like a “skin-deep socialist” while Maduro claimed that Capriles “has his bags packed” and is ready to quit.

Video Source – YouTube via user noticiascaracol

Online Sources- Edmonton Journal, Chicago Tribune, Huffington Post, Reuters

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