Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Daily Headlines: May 1, 2013

* Cuba: President Barack Obama renewed his push to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay amidst a hunger strike by over half of the inmates.

* Vatican: Argentine-born Pope Francis condemned the “slave labor” conditions at a Bangladesh factory that collapsed last week killing over 400 people.

* Bolivia: President Evo Morales announced that he’s expelling the U.S. Agency for International Development for "conspiring" against the Bolivian government.

* U.S.: Gabriel Gomez, a Colombian-American and former Navy SEAL, won the Republican Party’s primary for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by current Secretary of State John Kerry.

Video Source – YouTube via AFP

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

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