Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Daily Headlines: May 8, 2013

* Brazil: Brazilian career diplomat Roberto Azevedo was selected as the first Latin American and resident of a BRIC country to be named as head of the World Trade Organization.

* Mexico: At least twenty-two people died after a natural gas tanker crashed and exploded in in the Mexico City suburb of Ecatepec yesterday.

* Guatemala: Guatemalan officials will reportedly ask U.S. immigration authorities to investigate the recent deaths of two nationals under custody in Arizona.
* U.S.: “Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America” by chef Maricel Presilla won a James Beard award for cookbook of the year.

Video Source – YouTube via euronews

Online Sources- Huffington Post; ABC News; GlobalPost; New York Daily News

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