Monday, July 29, 2013

Daily Headlines: July 29, 2013

* Chile: The main cathedral in the Chilean capital of Santiago was temporarily closed after a small group of abortion rights protesters clashed with police last week.

* Mexico: Mexican Vice Admiral Carlos Salazar Ramonet was ambushed and killed in one of the latest acts of violence in the state of Michoacán.

* Cuba: Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro met with former Cuban leader Fidel Castro at a public event commemorating the sixtieth anniversary of the start of the Cuban Revolution. 

* Colombia: A recent report concluded that at least 220,000 people died in Colombia’s armed conflict since 1958 and that roughly four out of every five victims were civilian noncombatants.

Video Source – YouTube via Al Jazeera English

Online Sources- The Guardian; UPI; BBC News; Al Jazeera English; CNN

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